You can get more information about engineering by contacting different professional engineering organizations or by visiting their websites. Here are links to several.
Alpha Omega Epsilon
Alpha Omega Epsilon is a professional and social sorority for female engineering and technical science students and alumnae. It promotes ideals and objectives that further the advancement of female engineers and scientists.
Resource Added: November 20, 2009
American Academy of Environmental Engineers
The American Academy of Environmental Engineers is dedicated to excellence in the practice of environmental engineering to ensure the public health, safety, and welfare to enable humankind to co-exist in harmony with nature
Resource Added: December 4, 2005
American Association for Wind Engineering
This site provides some useful information concerning the engineering aspects of wind and wind-related problems and some pointers to contacts and valuable sources of information. American Association for Wind Engineering (AAWE) is a non profit professional organization that specializes in wind engineering. AAWE focuses their work in wind related problems such as penetrations for buildings and structures, societal impact of winds, hurricane and tornado risk assessment, and more. See AAWE website and learn more about the amazing work of wind power.
American Association of Engineering Societies
AAES is a multidisciplinary organization dedicated to advancing the knowledge, understanding, and practice of engineering in the public interest. Its members represent the mainstream of U.S. engineeringóaffecting over 1,000,000 engineers in industry, government, and education.
American Ceramic Society
American Ceramic Society (ACerS) is the world's leading organization dedicated to the advancement of ceramics.
American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics
AIAA is the principal society and voice serving the aerospace profession. Its primary purpose is to advance the arts, sciences, and technology of aeronautics and astronautics and to foster and promote the professionalism of those engaged in these pursuits.
American Institute of Chemical Engineers
AIChE's vision is to provide value as: the global leader of the chemical engineering profession, the lifetime center for professional & personal growth, and security of chemical engineers, the foremost catalyst in applying chemical engineering expertise in meeting societal needs.
American Nuclear Society
The American Nuclear Society is a not-for-profit, international, scientific and educational organization. It was established by a group of individuals who recognized the need to unify the professional activities within the diverse fields of nuclear science and technology.
American Society for Engineering Education
The American Society for Engineering Education is a nonprofit member association founded in 1893, dedicated to promoting and improving engineering and technology education.
American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers
American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers is a professional and technical organization dedicated to the advancement of engineering applicable to agricultural, food, and biological systems.
American Society of Civil Engineers
ASCE provides essential value to our members, their careers, our partners and the public by developing leadership, advancing technology, advocating lifelong learning and promoting the profession.
Latest Update: April 6, 2012
American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers
ASHRAE is organized for the sole purpose of advancing the arts and sciences of heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration for the public's benefit through research, standards writing, continuing education and publications.
American Society of Mechanical Engineers
The ASME International vision is to be the premier organization for promoting the art, science and practice of mechanical engineering throughout the world.
American Society of Naval Engineers
The mission of the American Society of Naval Engineers is: to advance the knowledge and practice of naval engineering in public and private applications and operations, to enhance the professionalism and well-being of members, and to promote naval engineering as a career field.
American Society of Safety Engineers (ASEE)
ASSE represents more than 34,000 safety, health and environmental (SH&E) professionals who work across all industries around the world protecting people, improving business and safeguarding the environment.
Resource Added: December 8, 2011
Aquacultural Engineering Society
The aim of the AES is to provide a means by which its members can come together to discuss engineering problems related to aquaculture.
Biomedical Engineering Society
BMES is the professional society for biomedical engineering and bioengineering. Its stated purpose is to promote the increase of biomedical engineering knowledge and its utilization.
Resource Added: January 24, 2007
Engineers Without Borders - International (EWB-I)
Engineers Without Borders - International (EWB-I) facilitates links and collaboration between humanitarian organizations that have emerged over the past 25 years or are emerging in various countries around the world. These organizations share a similar mission, which is to partner with disadvantaged communities to improve their quality of life through education and implementation of sustainable engineering projects, while promoting new dimensions of experience for engineers, engineering students, and similarly motivated non-engineers. Check out their membership organizations in over 40 countries, and visit their partners to see what engineers are doing around the globe.
Resource Added: February 9, 2007
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
IEEE ("eye-triple-E"). The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers helps advance global prosperity by promoting the engineering process of creating, developing, integrating, sharing, and applying knowledge about electrical and information technologies and sciences for the benefit of humanity and the profession.
Institute of Industrial Engineers
IIE provides leadership in developing industrial engineering; enhancing the capabilities of those who are involved in or manage the application, education, training, research or development of industrial engineering; and, in representing the industrial engineering profession.