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The Gallogly College of Engineering has over 50 student organizations who focus on offering social, educational, and professional events to help students develop professionally and as leaders. 

Alpha Sigma Kappa - Women in Technical Studies

Alpha Sigma Kappa is a social sorority for technical majors. We are a group of young women supporting each other through a sisterhood. We accept undergraduate and graduate students in Architecture, Engineering, Mathematics and the Sciences. Support is essential while pursuing a degree in engineering, mathematics, or any other technical major because we all meet the same challenges.

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American Indian Science and Engineering Society


American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES) promote      engineering values in Native students through support and mentorship of others. Our local chapter helps us support not only each other but get each student the proper resources they need to grow as a Native Engineer. 

The mission of the American Indian Science & Engineering Society is to increase the representation of culturally responsible indigenous peoples of North America in science, technology, engineering, and math studies who positively impact their communities.

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Engineers' Club

The purpose of Engineers' Club is to unite the engineers of the University of Oklahoma. We serve the students by connecting engineers of different majors, backgrounds, interests, and skill sets to succeed at the university and beyond. From frequent social events to valuable opportunities like Fall Fest and the Career Fair, Engineers’ Club is on a mission to better the Gallogly College of Engineering.

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Engineers Serving Others

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Engineers Serving Others utilizes the skills developed in various engineering disciplines to serve nonprofits in Norman and its surrounding areas. ESO engages in small and large-scale volunteer work, ranging from one-day volunteering events to semester or year-long projects. ESO welcomes all engineering majors, and secures a wide variety of projects to engage all levels and majors of engineering students.

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Hacklahoma


University of Oklahoma’s Hacklahoma is known for organizing Oklahoma’s biggest hackathons. Anyone who has an interest in technology attends a hackathon to learn, build and share their creations in a relaxed and collaborative atmosphere. Even those with little to no experience are welcome to attend and learn!

Hacklahoma's mission is to kindle creativity and innovation in Oklahoma. We are working to develop a robust tech industry and tech community in Oklahoma and at the University of Oklahoma, as well as make Oklahoma one of the largest centers for innovation and technology in the United States. 

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National Society of Black Engineers - OU Chapter


Our MISSION is to increase the number of culturally responsible, black engineers who excel academically, succeed professionally and positively impact the community.

We enVISION a black collegiate engineering community within the Gallogly College of Engineering where students connect socially, prioritize academics and are  focused on professional excellence before graduation.

The NSBE OU chapter hosts many events, volunteer opportunities, social gatherings, and educational trips each year to help our students network with professionals and give back to their community.

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oSTEM - OU Chapter

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oSTEM is a national society dedicated to educating and fostering leadership for LGBTQA+ communities in STEM fields. This organization has been built by students, for students who are working to create a world where all members of the STEM community can pursue their work in a safe, supportive environment that celebrates their contributions and differences.

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Robotics Club

The Robotics Club is for people who want to make robots. Unlike Sooner Competitive Robotics (SCR), robotics club does not participate in intercollegiate competitions. Instead, we focus more on learning how make robots. We teach you how to program microcontrollers, use laser cutters and 3d printers, use CAD software, and more. All majors and experience leves are welcome.

Members are broken up into small teams, which each make their own robot for a small competition within the club. In the past, we have had sumo contests, and we are always open to suggestions.

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Society of Asian Scientists and Engineers - OU Chapter


The Society of Asian Scientists and Engineers (SASE) was founded in November 2007 to help Asian heritage scientific and engineering professionals achieve their full potential. Organizations existed for other affinity groups – The National Society of Black Engineers, the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers, and the Society of Women Engineers – and there was a need for a similar organization where students representing all of the pan Asian cultures could connect and support each other.

SASE is dedicated to the advancement of Asian heritage scientists and engineers in education and employment so that they can achieve their full career potential. In addition to professional development, SASE also encourages members to contribute to the enhancement of the communities in which they live.

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Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers - OU Chapter


The Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE) is a national organization with the mission to empower the Hispanic community through STEM awareness, access, support and development. At our collegiate chapter at the University of Oklahoma, we strive to live up to the mission by providing networking opportunities, leadership experiences, outreach initiatives, and an overall supportive family environment which we call our SHPE familia.

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Society of Manufacturing Engineers - OU Chapter

The Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME) is the world's leading professional organization to advance manufacturing knowledge. Innovation, productivity, flexibility, and continuous improvement are key ingredients to success in the constantly evolving world of manufacturing, and SME provides a resource for their integration. 

Society of Women Engineers - OU Chapter

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For more than six decades, SWE has given women engineers a unique place and voice within the engineering industry. Our organization is centered around a passion for our members' success and continues to evolve with the challenges and opportunities reflected in today's exciting engineering and technology specialties.

We invite you to explore the values, principles, and priorities that guide our initiatives and learn how together, WE can continue to make a lasting impact on the future.

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Sooner Engineering Entrepreneurs Club

The purpose of SEEC is to provide an environment for germinating students’ own engineering companies through club activities and functions that assist in bringing students and their ideas into discussions with venture capitalists and help with promoting a better understanding of real world engineering and business/work relationships.

Sooners Without Borders

The mission of Sooners Without Borders is to partner with disadvantaged communities to improve their quality of life through implementation of environmentally, equitable, and economically sustainable engineering projects, while developing internationally responsible students. 

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Tau Beta Pi

The Tau Beta Pi Association was founded at Lehigh University in 1885 by Edward Higginson Williams, Jr., to mark in a fitting manner those who have conferred honor upon their Alma Mater by distinguished scholarship and exemplary character as students in engineering, or by their attainments as alumni in the field of engineering, and to foster a spirit of liberal culture in engineering colleges. 

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Triangle Fraternity

The purpose of Triangle shall be to maintain a fraternity of engineers, architects and scientists.  It shall carry out its purpose by establishing chapters that develop balanced men who cultivate high moral character, foster lifelong friendships, and live their lives with integrity. 

American Institute of Aeronautics & Astronautics

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The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) is the world's largest technical society dedicated to the global aerospace profession.

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American Society of Mechanical Engineers

To serve diverse global communities by advancing, disseminating and applying engineering knowledge for improving the quality of life; and communicating the excitement of engineering.

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AME Graduate Student Community

To facilitate communication and the free exchange of academic and research interests among Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering graduate students and provide a formal mechanism for our members to have input into the governance of the School of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering at the University of Oklahoma.

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Pi Tau Sigma

To foster high ideals in the engineering profession, simulate and support departmental activities c. Promote professional welfare, develop leadership and citizenship.

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Sigma Gamma Tau

To recognize and honor those individuals in the field of Aeronautics and Astronautics who have, through scholarship, integrity, and outstanding achievement, been a credit to their profession. The society seeks to foster a high standard of ethics and professional practice and create a spirit of loyalty and fellowship, particularly among students of Aerospace Engineering.



American Institute of Chemical Engineers

The OU Chapter of AIChE is meant to provide students with information and resources related to chemical engineering and also career endeavors as well as to connect chemical engineering students with faculty and networking opportunities.

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Biomedical Engineering Student Affairs


Biomedical Engineering Student Affairs (BMSE) is a graduate student led organization aimed at fostering community for the Stephenson School of Biomedical Engineering graduate students at the University of Oklahoma.

The mission of the Biomedical Engineering Student Affairs organization is to improve the graduate student experience within the Stephenson School of Biomedical Engineering through enhancement of the biomedical engineering community. 

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Chemical Engineering Graduate Student Society


The Chemical Engineering Graduate Student Society Our organization is made up primarily of graduate students in the Chemical Biological and Materials Engineering Department.

Our mission is to provide means and resources for our members to enrich their experience at the University of Oklahoma beyond research and coursework. Our goals are to encourage camaraderie among graduate students, to connect our current students with alumni and professionals in industry and academia, and to provide resources and opportunities for our members to better plan their time at OU and their future careers.

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Oklahoma Biomedical Engineering Society - OU Chapter

The Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES) is a local chapter of a national organization for graduate and undergraduate students currently enrolled or interested in pursuing a career in the BME field. This chapter will provide an environment as well as opportunities to get involved in the BME field through research, study, seminars, etc.

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Society of Plastics Engineers - OU Chapter


The Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) Student Chapter at OU is designed for undergraduate and graduate students to learn more about polymers.  Information and events are designed to include industrial polymer uses, commercial and specialty polymers and polymer additives, polymer company contacts, and technical developments in a wide range of polymer topics and applications. 

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American Society of Civil Engineers

The American Society of Civil Engineers Student Chapter at the university of Oklahoma was created to assist the development of Civil Engineering students into capable and professional practicing civil engineers. Students are acquainted with team working skills, and opportunities for networking with practicing engineers are provided.

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Architectural Engineering Institute

To mentor Architecutral Engineers at the University of Oklahoma and promote AEs to potential employers.

Chi Epsilon

Dedicated to the purpose of maintaining and promoting the status of civil engineering as an ideal profession, Chi Epsilon was organized to recognize the characteristics of the individual civil engineer deemed to be fundamental to the successful pursuit of an engineering career, and to aid in the development of those characteristics in the civil engineering student.

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Environmental Science Student Association

Our mission is to enable students to learn about professional potential and stimulate their passion for the protection and preservation of the environment.

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Structural Engineering Institute - OU Chapter


The Structural Engineering Institute (SEI) is one of the largest specialty institutions within the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). 

As a student chapter of SEI our goal is to enhance the education of students preparing to become structural engineers and engage student
members in SEI for a successful transition from college to career.

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Association for Women in Computing

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The Association of Women in Computing student group works to create a community for women in technological fields at the University of Oklahoma. We teach and encourage our members to be confident in their abilities despite the social stigma surrounding women in computing.

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Computer Science Student Board

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The Computer Science Student Board allows for students to take on formal leadership positions within the department. It takes on the organization of social events within department, allowing for student leadership positions and the mobilization of student volunteers. By working with all of the specialized student organizations within the department, we work to increase the diversity of student participation. We give younger students opportunities to form friendships with their community, and it would expose them to student leaders who would act as mentors. Overall, CSSB creates a community of student leaders who are excited to take initiative to continue improving the department.

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Computer Science Graduate Student Association

CSGSA exists to promote and improve the academic and social environment for graduate students in the School of Computer Science and the University of Oklahoma and to serve as a platform the graduate students of Computer Science to generate and exchange ideas.

Game Development Association

The purpose of the Organization is to explore video game development and educate interested students in the processes and techniques involved in making a game great.  While writing code is a major part of game development, it takes a lot more than just programmers to produce a successful title. We aim to explore game development and educate interested students in the processes and techniques involved in making a game great.

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Software Studio

Software Studio

Software Studio is a place where you can:

- Work on approved out-of-class projects with state-of-the-art software and hardware tools
- Be a part of collaborative teams
- Gain additional hands-on experience
- Participate in software competitions
- Connect with and learn from professionals in your field
- Contribute to both app and game development
- Enjoy tech talks and seminars

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Student Association for Computing Machinery

The Association is an international scientific and educational organization dedicated to advancing the art, science, engineering, and application of information technology, serving both professional and public interests by fostering the open interchange of information and by promoting the highest professional and ethical standards.

Computer Science students have opportunities to pursue their education and training beyond the classroom environment. The CS programming teams represent OU in regional and worldwide programming competitions sponsored by the Association for Computing Machinery.

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Institute of Electrical & Electronics Engineers

The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) is a professional association devoted to advancing technological innovation and excellence for all. The IEEE Community offers confrences, technology standards and professional and educational activities.

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ECE Graduate Student Society

The purpose of Electrical and Computer Engineering Graduate Student Society (ECEGSS) is to support the students of the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) with their academics, in addition to community service, extra-curricular activities, projects, recreation, and cooperation with other student organizations. 

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Eta Kappa Nu

Eta Kappa Nu is the honors society for electrical and computer engineers and is dedicated to encouraging and recognizing excellence in engineering.

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Women in Electrical & Computer Engineering

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The purpose of WECE is to reach out and engage women from all levels in the department - from undergraduate to graduate to faculty. This group will foster a network within ECE that will serve professional, social, and academic purposes.

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Society of Physics Students

SPS exists to help students transform themselves into contributing members of the professional community by offering the opportunity to develop themselves in other important areas outside of coursework.

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Alpha Pi Mu

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Alpha Pi Mu is an honors society that recognizes exceptional academic interests, abilities and leadership in the field of industrial engineering. Alpha Pi Mu promotes professional development and activities beneficial to the industrial engineering profession.

Human Factors & Ergonomics Society

HFES is a national professional organization that welcomes people with an interest in designing systems to be safe and effective for the people who use and maintain them.

Institute for Operations Research & Management Sciences

To encourage interest in the field of operations research and the management sciences, to advance the art and science of OR/MS for the general welfare of mankind, provide a means of communication among people having interest in OR/MS, to update knowledge about the operations research and management science profession, so student members may gain insight in their profession, present a forum of speakers who address OR/MS topics, to promote good fellowship among student members and their professors

Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers

To provide a network and resources to Industrial and Systems Engineering students

American Association of Drilling Engineers

The purpose of the AADE is to provide a forum for the dissemination of practical drilling technology and techniques to those interested in the drilling industry while promoting professionalism and respect with regards to the drilling industry, the environment, and the communities in which the drilling industry operates. The Organization’s primary function is to provide opportunities for students to interact with current drilling professionals while promoting the aforementioned qualities.

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Pi Epsilon Tau

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Pi Epsilon Tau is the national honor society of petroleum engineers. We are a student led organization that promotes a closer bond between its student members and industry, to broaden the scope of activities of members, and to maintain the high ideals and standards of the engineering profession.

 

Society of Petroleum Engineers

The OU SPE Student Chapter strives to technically enhance our student members while providing networking opportunities for the energy industry. OU SPE maintains an active role on campus by hosting social, philanthropic, and technical events. Our Petrobowl team competes internationally at ATCE and has more championship titles than any other school. We are recognized world-wide by SPE International as a Gold Standard Student Chapter, one of only 26.

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Society of Petrophysicists and Well Log Analysts


The purpose of the organization is to help the students at the University of Oklahoma learn about the areas of petrophysics and well log analysis. The students will be exposed to the new techniques and ideas in the field of petrophysics and well log analysis through presentations and workshops from professionals in the industry.

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