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Voiland College Club Hub

As an undergraduate student, you can join a variety of clubs across the college and WSU campus! Get practical application opportunities and real-world experiential learning from joining one or a multitude of engineering clubs and/or professional societies! The VCEA is home to more than 40 WSU Registered Student Organizations, which vary across our deparments and displines.

3D Printing Club

President: Joy Morin
Advisor: Arda Gozen

Aerospace Club (AIAA)

President: Roman Sanelli
Advisor: Jin Liu

At AIAA, we participate in a few different projects split between two main groups, the rocket team and the plane team. The rocket team typically participates in the Space Port Competition each year, but is also committed to research projects on campus. Comparatively, the plane group participates in Design Build Fly compeition and research. Aerospace Club provides a hands-on experience utilizing CAD software and in the creative process of making different vehicles. We provide a real-world experience in report writing and technical analysis, community outreach experience, and opportunities for future internships and jobs.

Air & Waste Management Association (A&WMA)

President: Lauryn Guerrissi
Advisor: TBD Fall 2020

Alpha Rho Chi – Sostratus (APX)

President: Kiersten Butterworth
Advisor: Matthew Melcher

We are a co-Ed fraternity for students in architecture and the allied arts. If you are an engineer and you are interested in art, then our club may be for you! Our WSU professors and alumni base nationwide help educate us on how to perform in a professional setting throughout our undergraduate education to prepare us as we compete for future careers.

Amateur Radio Club (Rho Epsilon or Ham Radio)

President: Joseph Guerrero
Advisor: TBD Fall 2020

American Concrete Institute (ACI)

President: Alex Tonthat
Advisor: Somayeh Nassiri

American Institute of Architecture Students (AIAS)

President: Karsten Eckert
Advisor: Matthew Melcher

The American Institute of Architecture Students (AIAS) is an independent, nonprofit, student-run organization dedicated to advancing leadership, design, and service among architecture students.

American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE)

President: Deven Blaser
Advisor: Steven Saunders

American Institute of Steel Construction (ASIC a.k.a. Steel Bridge)

Presidents: Scott Briggs & Zach Boland
Advisor: Adam Phillips

American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)

President: Tyler Slade
Advisor: Saumya Amarasiri

American Society of Interior Designers (ASID)

President: Nicole Dyer
Advisor: Carrie Vielle

The American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) advances our members’ knowledge of the interior design profession and communicates the impact of interior design on the human experience. We encourage education, community, and provide professional development opportunities.

American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA)

President: Lauren Tripp
Advisor: Michael Sanchez

American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)

President: Kayla Schumacher
Advisor: Roland Chen

American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) – Bremerton Campus

President: TBD Fall 2020
Advisor: Behrang Asgharian

Associated Students of Construction Management (ASCM)

President: Andrew Hagler
Advisor: Rick Cherf

Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)

President: Nikolaus Andrew Walton
Advisor: Larry Holder

The Association for Computing Machinery is the WSU chapter of the national ACM society. The ACM is dedicated to preparing EECS for professional careers by hosting workshops, interview prep, and industry talk events. Annually, the ACM hosts the CrimsonCode Hackathon which is the largest Hackathon put on at WSU Pullman which consistently hosts roughly 300 participants.

Association for Computing Machinery – Women in Computing (ACM-W)

President: TBD Fall 2020
Advisor: Sakire Arslan

Automotive Enthusiast Club (AEC)

President: Cooper Allen
Advisor: Mae Siev

Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES)

President: Sara Guizani
Faculty Advisor: Anita Vasavada

The Biomedical Engineering Society is an open club for students of all majors to come and enjoy what we have stored. It is an open space for students to come and destress and have fun. For students majoring in Bioengineering the club offer a professional networking opportunity by having Q&A sessions with professionals in the field whether it is in industry or research. We also offer many tours that represent the Bioengineering field on both fronts to expand our students interests and to show them what is out there. Outside the tours we also include fun activities that allows the club members to meet and connect with each other.

Civil and Environmental Engineering Graduate Student Association

President: TBD Fall 2020
Advisor: TBD Fall 2020

Computer Security Group (CSG)

President: Tyler Scheffler
Adam Hahn

Concrete Canoe

President: Corissa Andrews & Spencer Groulik
Saumya Amarasiri

Cougs in Space Club – CougSat

President: Mathew Bauer
Aaron Crandall

Crimson Robotics

President: Daniel Goto
Advisor: Clint Cole

Washington State University’s official Battlebots team. Our club’s mission is to compete in the Discovery Channel TV show BattleBots. This involves building multiple 250 pound robots! Our team members work on the design, manufacturing, and programming of the robot.

Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA)

President: Gunner Merkel
David Gunderson

Developing Sustainable Communities

President: TBD Fall 2020
Advisor: TBD Fall 2020

Engineers Without Borders (EWB)

President: Emanuel Aguero
Advisor: Karl Olsen

Engineers Without Borders WSU is a group of driven student volunteers developing engineering solutions for struggling communities across the globe. We hope to provide sustainable resolutions for communities to meet their basic human needs while simultaneously leaving behind a community that is empowered to thrive for years to come.

The Frank Institute

President: Ellen Hilbun
Advisor: Ray Combs

The Frank Institute is a program for junior-level students of the Voiland College of Engineering, Carson College of Business and Murrow College of Communication, who are interested in seeking an entrepreneurial experience while working in true inter-disciplinary teams. The Frank Institute program consists of three sequential classes focused on learning how to be a significant contributor or leader at any company, or even creating your own startup. The program comes with inclusion into the Frank Scholars Society, a $2,500 scholarship and a sponsored week-long trip to Silicon Valley to acquire in-person experience and valuable connections in industry. Visits to Seattle and Spokane area companies have also been included in prior years. The Frank Institute teaches students the entrepreneurial mindset as well as other helpful skills including delivering oral and digital presentations. Teams create business and technology plans to solve real customer problems of the student’s choosing. Scholarships are limited. More info at:

Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE)

President: TBD Fall 2020
Subhanshu Gupta

Institute of Transportational Engineering (ITE)

President: Samuel Adewale
Advisor: Mehrazad Mehrabipour

Linux Users Group (LUG)

President: Charlie Hanacek
TBD Fall 2020

Masters of Design (MoD)

President: Coleman Coddington
Advisor: Vahid Vahdat

Material Advantage (ASM/AIME)

Presidents: Caitlin Grover & Jessie Schweitzer
Advisors: Scott Beckman & Colin Merriman

Materials Research Society (MRS)

President: TBD
Advisor: Min-Kyu Song & Yu-Chung Chang

Mechanical Contractors Association of America (MCAA)

President: Halle Colf
Advisors: Rick Cherf & Julia Day

National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE)

President: Alyssa Hampton
TBD Fall 2020

RoboSub of the Palouse

President: Pascal Spino
Advisor: TBD Fall 2020

We are a group of mechanical engineers, electrical engineers and computer scientists that design, build and compete with autonomous underwater vehicles. Our club has a focus in robotics and submersibles with specific work in computer vision, machine learning, 3D-printing, manufacturing, PCB design and autonomy among other areas. We are always looking for new members regardless of major, even if you would just like to swim with our submarine during testing sessions.

Robotics Club

President: Shira Feinberg
Advisor: John Swensen

Robotics club is a fun way to meet others and learn new skills about software and hardware along with teamwork. We don’t just build typical robots, but work to incorporate software and hardware into unique projects.

Society for the Advancement of Material and Process Engineering (SAMPE)

President: Yi Chen
Advisor: Lloyd Smith

The purpose of WSU-SAMPE shall be; (1) promote student interest and further improve the quality of the composite and advanced material research at the Washington State University; (2) provide aid for students at Washington State University with respect to academic curriculum, research, employment; (3) promote student participation in local, state and international SAMPE meetings; and (4) promote high school student interest in advanced material and their attendance at the Washington State University.

Society of Latinx Engineers and Scientists (SOLES) – WSU SHPE Chapter

President: Alejandra Carranza
Advisor: Yadira Paredes

Society of Women Engineers (SWE)

President: Elizabeth Allen
Advisor: Renee Petersen

The Society of Women Engineers exists to encourage women to pursue engineering as a career. This not only includes recruitment, but also support and networking. We welcome women from the Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture (VCEA) as well as math and science majors. Men are welcome to join our group and support their classmates and fellow future engineers.

Tau Beta Pi (TBP) Engineering Honor Society

President: TBD
Diane Cook

WAZZU Racing – Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE)

President: Jack Spieker
Advisor: Kurt Hutchinson

WAZZU racing is a group of about 36 of Engineering students across multiple disciplines collaborating to produce a formula style racing car from scratch each year for competition that covers design, business, and dynamic racing events.

WSU Everett Engineering Club

President: TBD
Advisor: Xiaopeng Bi

Voiland College Department Club Websites

School of Civil & Environmental Engineering

School of Design & Construction

School of Electrical & Computer Science

School of Mechanical & Materials Engineering

Voiland School of Chemical Engineering & Bioengineering (coming soon)



Contact Monika Jones, Club Hub Coordinator
Office: Dana Hall Room 140A
Phone: 509.335.5827
Hours: M-F 8 a.m. – Noon & 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Would you like to make an appointment?