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Engineering Societies and Other Links of Interest to Students

Field of Engineering National Organization Regional (WNC) Branch
Professional Engineers National Society of Professional Engineers
Professional Engineering License NC Board of Examiners for Engineers and Surveyors: Raleigh, NC

Note: Engineering licenses are issued by individual states. There is no licensing agency at the national level.

No office in WNC
Engineering Education American Society for Engineering Education Zone 2, SE USA
Aerospace Engineering The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Section II – SE USA
Biological and Agricultural Engineering American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers NC Section
Biomedical Engineering Biomedical Engineering Society No chapter in region
Civil Engineering
Chemical Engineering American Institute of Chemical Engineers No information
Computer Engineering No information No information
Electrical Engineering Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
Environmental Engineering Western Carolina’s Chapter of AWMA

Industrial Engineering Region 2 IIE Southeast Piedmont (Charlotte)

Manufacturing Engineering Society of Manufacturing Engineers Land-O-Sky Chapter 191
Materials Science and Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Nuclear Engineering American Nuclear Society NC Sections of ANS
Textile Engineering See ASME, Textile division NC State Student Organization
Native Americans American Indian Science and Engineering Society No information
African Americans National Society of Black Engineers No information
Hispanic Americans Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers Region 7 of SHPE
Women Society of Women Engineers

NC State Resources in Western North Carolina

Office and Location Description of Activities
NC State University Engineering Programs Office
UNC Asheville Campus
  • Two-Plus-Two (2+2) Engineering Program
  • Joint Bachelor of Science in Engineering – Mechatronics Concentration degree
  • Regional Support Center for Engineering Online
  • Support of Engineering Online courses and degree programs
NC State University Minerals Research Lab
  • Research in the field of industrial minerals for corporate sponsors and public service projects
  • Website provides a useful overview page
Industry Expansion Solutions – IES
Available statewide
  • Online source of videotapes available on various subjects including Lean Manufacturing, FE and PE preparation and more
  • Industrial consultation available
Manufacturing Extension Partnership
Arden, Hickory, Kings Mountain and Waynesville
  • Provides a system of service and support for smaller manufacturers to become more globally competitive
  • Affiliated with the NC State College of Engineering Industrial Extension Service
  • Education, research and activities (4H) to assist farmers and gardeners of NC
  • Affiliated with NC State and NC A&T
  • NC State College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

Other Resources in Western North Carolina

Office and Location Description of Activities
NC Arboretum
Asheville Milepost 393 of the Blue Ridge Parkway
  • An inter-institutional facility of the University of North Carolina System
  • A public garden and center for education, research, conservation and economic development
Botanical Gardens at Asheville
UNC Asheville Campus
A 10-acre botanical garden on the campus of UNC Asheville
UNC Asheville
  • A campus of the UNC System and host to NC State Engineering Programs at UNC Asheville
  • Designated the public liberal arts institution of the UNC System
UNC Charlotte
A campus of the UNC System
Appalachian State University
A campus of the UNC System
Western Carolina University
A campus of the UNC System