CE Student Organizations
Enjoy opportunities to expand friendships and corporate relationships in Civil Engineering by joining any of the student organizations listed below.
Air & Waste Management Association (PAWMA)
Founded by Professor Robert B. Jacko, Purdue Air and Waste Management Association is a professional organization working to spread environmental knowledge.
Faculty Advisor: Professor Robert B. Jacko
American Concrete Institute (ACI)
ACI is dedicated to spread interest and knowledge of concrete to students, and to bridge the gap between academic learning and professional practice of construction industry.
ACSM and ISPLS
The Student Chapter of the American Congress on Surveying and Mapping and the Indiana Society of Professional Land Surveyors at Purdue University consists of graduate and undergraduate students pursuing various degrees in Land Surveying Engineering in the School of Civil Engineering.
Faculty Advisor: Associate Professor Steven Johnson
American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)
The Purdue student chapter of the ASCE provide students studying civil engineering with activities to further their practical knowledge of the field through activities such as field trips, guest speakers, and annual conferences. Through these activities, future CE professionals are given the opportunity to experience the practical application of their studies and meet practicing professional engineers.
Faculty Advisor: Professor Ernest R. Blatchley III
Civil Engineering Graduate Student Advisory Council (CEGSAC)
Civil Engineering Graduate Student Advisory Committee aims to promote interaction between graduate students from different disciplines within Civil Engineering, faculty members and administration.
Faculty Advisor: Professor Dulcy Abraham
Civil Engineering Student Advisory Council (CESAC)
The CESAC organization is committed to building relationships among students, faculty, administrators, alumni, and industry.
Faculty Advisor: Head and Professor, G.S. Govindaraju
The Purdue Chi Epsilon chapter is a honors society for civil engineering students dedicated to the purpose of maintaining and promoting the status of Civil Engineering as an ideal profession.
Faculty Advisor: Professor Mark Bowman
Earthquake Engineering Research Institute (EERI)
The purpose of the EERI/PU Student Chapter is the dissemination of knowledge of the theory and practice of all phases of Earthquake Engineering and other related fields, as well as the furtherance of the professional development of the student.
Faculty Advisor: Professor Ayhan Irfanoglu
Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE)
Purdue student chapter ITE is an international educational and scientific association. ITE members are traffic engineers, transportation planners and other professionals who are responsible for meeting society's needs for safe and efficient surface transportation through planning, design, implementation, operation and maintenance of transportation systems.
Faculty Advisors: Professor Darcy Bullock and Professor Jon Fricker
Geo-Institute of the ASCE
The Geo-Institute Graduate Student Organization aims at being a portal for students at Purdue University to gain access to the most up-to-date knowledge of practice and cutting edge research in the field of geo-engineering. It also strives to be a platform for exchange and dissemination of knowledge and to work as a link between the industry, the academia, and the students.
Faculty Advisors: Professor Antonio Bobet and Professor Emeritus Vincent P. Drnevich
Engineering Student Organizations
American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers
Purdue Engineering Student Organization Directory
National Society of Black Engineers
Purdue Geotechnical Society
Purdue Engineering Student Council (PESC)
Purdue Society of Professional Engineers (PSPE)
Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers
Society of Women Engineers
Women in Engineering