aeiArchitectural Engineering Institute (AEI)

Faculty Advisors: Prof. Filza H. Walters

Mission Statement

The mission of the National Student AEI is to unite student chapters to learn from each other, to pursue further education in shared academic interests, and to provide a united student voice within AEI.

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National Conference
National Student Design Competition


ashrae_doneAmerican Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE)
Faculty Advisors: Prof. Janice K. Means & Prof. Filza H. Walters

Mission Statement
ASHRAE, founded in 1894, is an international organization of some 50,000 persons. ASHRAE fulfills its mission of advancing heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration to serve humanity and promote a sustainable world through research, standards writing, publishing and continuing education.

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Student Officers:

Hadi Abbas
Fr. Arch Engineering

Vice President: TBA
Secretary/Treasurer: TBA

Detroit Professional Chapter

Joseph B. Olivieri Scholarship

The Detroit Chapter of ASHRAE is pleased to once again have the privilege of offering the Joseph B. Oliviere Scholarship to a high-school student interested in, or current students enrolled in an architecture or engineering program at the undergraduate level. Submissions are due by 5 pm on March 15th 2015 and the award amount is $1,000. Please contact Student Activities Chair, Kelly Sugg at for any questions. 

IESIlluminating Engineering Society of North America (IESNA)
Faculty Advisor: 

Mission Statement
The IES seeks to improve the lighted environment by bringing together those with lighting knowledge and by translating that knowledge into actions that benefit the public.

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NEW Student Branch Coming Soon!

ESD logoEngineering Society of Detroit (ESD)

Mission Statement
ESD promotes and celebrates excellence, innovation, cooperation, professional growth and fellowship in the engineering, scientific and allied professions.

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Future City Mentors



Arab-American Engineers and Architects Association (AAEA)
Faculty Advisor: Dr. Mena Bebawy, Department of Civil and Architectural Engineering

Mission Statement
WE, Engineers, Architects and Scientists of Arab heritage by ancestry or affinity, residing in the United States of America and Canada, recognize the need for constructive technical interaction among various professional disciplines, and desire to enhance our professional development are hereby pleased to announce the formation of the Arab American Engineers and Architects Association.


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