Student Organizations and Opportunities

Mechanical Engineering students are offered opportunities to join several societies and organizations. For information about any group you may want to join, please contact an officer listed:

American Society for Heating, Refrigeration, and Air Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE)

The Tennessee Tech ASHRAE Chapter is part of a global society advancing human well-being through sustainable technology for the build environment.


Jessica Rapier

Vice President:

Thomas Szymanski


Luke Shattuck

Email for more information.

Faculty Advisor:  Dr. Glenn Cunningham

American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)

American Society of Mechanical Engineers unites by social and technical means the students of the Department of Mechanical engineering and to further the interests of Mechanical Engineering in general.


Macy Grissom

Vice Chair:

Cody Long

Social and Outreach Chair:

Brian Ochoa

Student Conference Chair:

Zach Chaney


Jordan Gamedah


Roya Eatebarian

Email for more information.

Faculty Advisor: Dr. Stephen Canfield

Autonomous Robotics Club (ARC)

Autonomous Robotics Club inspires college students to learn more about robotics through hands on experience and then use that knowledge to inspire the community.

Faculty Advisor:

Dr. Stephen Canfield

ARC meets on Tuesdays at 7:00pm in the iMakerSpace located on the third floor of the Volpe Library.

Email for more information.

Baja SAE Team

BAJA SAE is a design competition that challenges students to work as a team in the designing, building, testing and racing of an off-road vehicle that is capable of negotiating rough terrain.


Craig Bowen    


Max Lamantia


Abigail Rossi

Lead Machinist:

Andrew Braisted

Lead Fabricator: Luke Morgan

General Meetings are on Wednesdays in Brown Hall 236 at 5:30 pm.

Email for more information.

Faculty Advisor: Dr. Dale Wilson

Pi Tau Sigma, International Mechanical Engineering Honor Society

Pi Tau Sigma fosters the high ideals of mechanical engineering through service, leadership and integrity.


Madison Dittner

Vice President: Mason Marks
Treasurer: Roya Eatebarian
Secretary: JoDee Schenk
Service Chair: Nick G. Russell
Social Chair: Ryan Nash
Web Master: Nick A. Russell
Alumni Relations: Wesley Gothard

Email for more information

Faculty Advisor: Dr. Chris Wilson

Society of Women Engineers (SWE)

Society of Women Engineers is an organization that stimulates women to achieve full potential in careers as engineers.


Mary Beth Ledford


Anna Thomason


Niki Cherry


Taylor Duncan

EJC Representative: Katrina Eccles
Social Chair: Gabi Waters
Fundraising Chair: Anna Lowery
Outreach Chair: Maria Baker

Email for more information

Faculty Advisor: Dr. Kristine Craven

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