Student Clubs

The Mechanical Engineering Department houses a number of student chapters of professional societies relevant to our fields of study.  We encourage and support these clubs because they provide excellent opportunities to network with industry, work on project teams and competitions, and hone leadership skills.  For more information or to get involved, click on any of the links below. (Some links should be updated soon.)

SJSU Robotics Team

Spartan Hyperloop 

This team is working on Elon Musk's hyperloop pod competition.

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ASME is a 120,000-member professional organization focused on technical, educational and research issues of the engineering and technology community. 

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Pi Tau Sigma

Pi Tau Sigma is a Mechanical Engineering Honor Society striving to create better engineers through commitment to academic excellence and dedication to service. Students who are eligible to join Pi Tau Sigma will be emailed with information about how to join. 

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American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air-conditioning Engineers

SJSU ASHRAE is a student branch of the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-conditioning Engineers. The club was formed to promote and develop student interest in the HVAC&R ( Heating, Ventilation, Air-Conditioning, and Refrigeration) industry along with environmentally responsible and sustainable best practices. Throughout the academic year there will be a series of guest speakers, industry and cross-discipline networking events, facility tours, and design projects.


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SAE - Society of Automotive Engineers

SAE is a very involved mechanical engineering club focused on grouping together enthusiastic students for school projects (mini-baja, formula sae, etc). It is also used to educate members through presentations from industry engineers. Check out the links below for information about our three teams.

Spartan Racing (combustion FSAE team)

Spartan Racing Electric

Mini-Baja (off-road racing)