Alternative Energy Student Group (AESG)

Faculty Advisor:    Dr. Robert Fletcher

The AESG’s purpose is to provide students with a medium whereby they can apply their educational studies to real-world applications of alternative energy technologies. AESG seeks to increase the student body’s awareness and knowledge of alternative energy technologies on campus and encourages students to remember the significance of sustainable energy as they embark upon their professional careers.


American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA)

Faculty Advisor:    Dr. Andrew Gerhart

AIAA’s mission is to address the professional needs and interests of the past, current, and future aerospace workforce and to advance the state of aerospace science, engineering, technology, operations, and policy to benefit our global society.  Yearly events include various tours and special speakers.


American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)

Faculty Advisor:    Dr. Selin Arslan    Dr. Giscard Kfoury

ASME provides a richer experience outside the classroom for mechanical engineers. It promotes an enhances the technical competency and professional well-being of the members and through quality programs and activities in mechanical engineering, better enables its practitioners to contribute to the well-being of humankind. ASME organizes conference, provides professional contacts, design competitions, leadership opportunities, connections to internships and social events, fosters professional development and creates standards.


Autonomous Vehicles and Robotic Systems Student Committee

Faculty Advisor:    Dr. James Mynderse

The group was created to increase the technical knowledge of student members through research and design projects, meetings, speakers and tours, provide a forum to discuss industry issues and trends, creating opportunities to network with faculty and industry professionals, and promote AUVSI membership.


Collegiate Entrepreneurs' Organization (CEO)

Faculty Advisor:    Professor Donald Reimer

The CEO is a 25-year-old national organization whose goal is to inspire future entrepreneurs to realize their innovative ideas. This organization is a perfect place to network with peers with similar aspirations.


National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE)

Faculty Advisor:    Ms. Muckleroy

The 105 chapters of NSBE have a primary goal of increasing the number and quality of minority students in the areas of engineering, management, architecture, and business. Tutorial services and a company lecture series are offered.


Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) and Blue Devil Motorsports

Faculty Advisor:    Dr. Kingman Yee    Dr. Liping Liu

The SAE focuses on advancing mobility on land, sea, air, and space. SAE at Lawrence Tech provides students with opportunities to experience real-world engineering through industrial tours, technical speakers, technical publications, engineering projects, and various competitions.

The competitions are:

Aero Design
The purpose of SAE Aero Design is to design and build a radio controlled aircraft that is capable of carrying a predicted payload through a 360-degree flight course.  Engine size is limited and aircraft components are constrained.
Contact:  Dr. Gerhart
Baja SAE
Students design and build an off-road vehicle that will survive the severe punishment of rough terrain.
Contact:  Dr. Mynderse
Formula Hybrid
SAE Formula Hybrid gives engineering students the opportunity to work across disciplinary boundaries while engineering and developing a hybrid electric race car. The group also encourages and promotes the development of high-efficiency automotive drive trains.
Contact:  Dr. Fletcher
Formula SAE
Students research, design, engineer, fabricate, and compete with a Formula road race car in international competition.
Contact:  Dr. Kfoury


Society of Manufacturing Engineers

Faculty Advisor:    Dr. Ahad Ali

SME's student chapter mission is to apply and maintain academic excellence, and promote engineering knowledge within the student community. The SME is the world's leading professional society advancing manufacturing knowledge and influencing more than half a million manufacturing practitioners annually. Through its communities, publications, expositions and professional development resources, SME promotes an increased awareness of manufacturing engineering and keeps manufacturing professionals up to date on leading trends and technologies. Headquartered in Michigan, the Society has members in more than 70 countries and represents manufacturing practitioners across all industries.


Society of Women Engineers (SWE)

Faculty Advisor:    Dr. Pat Shamamy

SWE Promotes women in engineering.  Activities include lectures, tours, conferences, and student competitions.


Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers (IISE)

Faculty Advisor: Dr. Ahad Ali

IISE Student Chapter at LTU’s Mission is to promote the profession of Industrial Engineering through organized effort in study, research and discussion of the fields of Industrial Engineering and the dissemination of knowledge thereby gained.  Students will have opportunities to attend a variety of professional and networking events and interact with IE professionals.


American Society for Quality (ASQ)

Faculty Advisor: Dr. Daw Alwerfalli

Mission is to focus on awareness to students about the importance of quality in today’s industry and business, as well as help them gain knowledge by interacting with quality professionals.