Student Organizations
We see the engineer in you

The department is vitally interested in the professional development of its students and is a strong supporter of the student chapter of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers. Ch.E. students are also leaders in student chapters of the National Society of Black Engineers, the Society of Women Engineers and Engineers Without Borders.


American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE)

The American Institute of Chemical Engineers, founded in 1908, is a global professional community for more than 40,000 chemical engineers in more than 90 countries. The Ole Miss student chapter of AIChE is organized by chemical engineering students to foster interest in chemical engineering and to develop professional consciousness through personal contact with fellow students and the faculty. The society meets once a month for lectures by students and members of the faculty, addresses by practicing engineers, films and videos dealing with chemical engineering topics and social functions.
National website: www.aiche.org/

National Organization for the Professional Advancement of Black Chemists and Chemical Engineers (NOBCChE)

The National Organization for the Professional Advancement of Black Chemists and Chemical Engineers, incorporated in 1975, is dedicated to the advancement of knowledge in scientific and engineering fields. The organization strives to increase the number of minorities in these professions by offering programs and other forms of assistance to get minorities into these fields, often through collaboration with schools, industries and other organizations.
National website: www.nobcche.org/
Local website: https://orgsync.com/41750/chapter

Tau Beta Pi

National engineering honor society Tau Beta Pi was founded in 1885. Membership is by invitation and is restricted to juniors and seniors who show distinguished scholarship and exemplary character. The Mississippi Beta Chapter at Ole Miss participates in tutoring, Engineering Day and other service endeavors. Its purpose is to encourage scholarship and professionalism among engineering students.
National website: www.tbp.org
Local website: https://orgsync.com/126043/chapter

Engineers Without Borders (EWB-USA)

EWB-USA is a non-profit humanitarian organization established to partner with developing communities worldwide in order to improve their quality of life. This partnership involves the implementation of sustainable engineering projects, while involving and training internationally responsible engineers and engineering students. The University of Mississippi Chapter of the EWB-USA intends to offer engineering service opportunities and cultivates life-long learning spirits of the engineering profession, which, in turn, is expected to impact the lives of the less privileged citizens of the world.
Local website: https://orgsync.com/25278/chapter
National website: http://www.ewb-usa.org/