Purdue Society of Professional Engineers receives Student Organization of the Year Excellence Award

The Purdue Society of Professional Engineers (PSPE) has been recognized with the Student Organization of the Year Excellence Award, presented to them by the Office of the Vice Provost for Student Life at the annual honors reception held on April 24th.

The Purdue Society of Professional Engineers (PSPE) has been recognized with the Student Organization of the Year Excellence Award, presented to them by the Office of the Vice Provost for Student Life at the annual honors reception held on April 24th.

The Excellence Award is a "Lifetime Achievement Award" for student organizations. This award honors a student organization demonstrating outstanding continuous programs, leadership, and service.

The Purdue Society of Professional Engineers is affiliated with the National Society of Professional Engineers, the Indiana Society of Professional Engineers and the AA Potter chapter in Indiana. All of these organizations have outstanding reputations and are well known in the engineering field. The goal of this organization and its parent organizations is to promote professionalism, leadership and ethics within the engineering profession. The group is co-advised by Vincent Drnevich, Professor Emeritus of Civil Engineering and Sean Brophy, Assoc. Professor, School of Engineering Education.

The Purdue Society of Professional Engineers is also an active organization in the school. In December and April, PSPE hosts the Order of the Engineer event for both graduating engineers and professionals. Those who participate get a ring and a certificate. For more information, including how to register, visit the Order of the Engineer Page.

PSPE also hosts the annual Research Roundtable every fall semester to help undergraduate students seeking research opportunities the chance to explore available opportunities at Purdue by talking to research mentors, programs, and directors. For more information about the next Research Roundtable, visit the Research Roundtable Page.

PSPE is also the parent organization of the Rube Goldberg Team. This team builds a machine for a design competition. Our team has enjoyed success at both the regional and the national level for the past several years. More information is available at the Rube Goldberg website.

Video from the Student Life honors reception can be viewed at https://www.facebook.com/PurdueStudentLife/videos/2342635789288692/

PSPE group photo
From left to right: Dr. Sean Brophy (Advisor), Deepa Korani (Events Head), Sagar Garg (President), Dr. Vincent Drnevich (Advisor), Deep Mehta (Vice President)