Student Chapters of Professional Societies

Alpha Pi Mu

Alpha Pi Mu is the Industrial Engineering Honor Society. APM membership recognizes students who has have shown exceptional academic interests, abilities and leadership in the field of industrial engineering. For questions about Alpha Pi Mu, contact Dr. Laura Ikuma, Faculty Advisor.

American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Student Chapter (AIAA)

The AIAA Student Chapter at LSU is open to all college students interested in aerospace engineering and science. The Chapter provides members with opportunities to network with other students, engineers, and organizations, to design and research aerospace systems, and to promote aerospace engineering and science within the community.  Members can participate in Student Chapter meetings, joint meetings between the Student Chapter and the Greater New Orleans (GNO) Section of the AIAA, industry/NASA tours, invited lectures given by world-recognized aerospace leaders and engineers, and local and national design competitions.  Interested students can contact the following individuals for information:

Jake Roblez, Student Chapter President (
Deva Cabezon, Student Chapter Secretary (
Dr. Keith Gonthier, Faculty Adviser

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

For information on the American Society of Heating, Refrigeration, and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE), contact Dr. Dimitris Nikitopoulos.

American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)

For information on the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), contact Dr. Dimitris Nikitopoulos.

American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP)

ASSP is a Global organization whose mission is to create a safer future for professionals. Joining this organization and being active within it will open many valuable social networking opportunities and future job positions. Regardless of if your future goal is to hold a safety professional position or not, being a part of this Global organization will set your resume apart from others.

Kayla Stradford, Student Chapter President (

Dr. Fereydoun Aghazadeh, Faculty Advisor

Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers (IISE)

Founded in 1948, IISE is an international, nonprofit association that provides leadership for the application, education, training, research, and development of industrial engineering. IEs figure out a better way to do things and work in a wide array of professional areas, including management, manufacturing, logistics, health systems, retail, service, and ergonomics. They influence policy and implementation issues regarding topics such as sustainability, innovation, and Six Sigma. Like the profession, IEs are rooted in the sciences of engineering, the analysis of systems, and the management of people.

Camille Giarrusso, Student Chapter President (

Gerry Knapp, Ph.D., P.E., Faculty Advisor

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National Association of Corrosion Engineers (NACE)

For information on the National Association of Corrosion Engineers (NACE), contact Dr. Dimitris Nikitopoulos.