Student Clubs

All clubs are open to both undergraduate and graduate students. Contact the club to find out about the next events and how to get involved.

American Institute of Chemical Engineers

The AIChE Student Section is affiliated with the American Institute of Chemical Engineers. This organization provides professional networking and resources to undergraduate and graduate students in ChE.

The faculty advisor is Dr. Gautam Kumar.

International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering

The ISPE Student Section is affiliated with the International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering. 

The faculty advisor is Dr. Katy Kao.

Materials Advantage

Materials Advantage is a national organization that acts as the student chapter for 4 different materials related professional socieities:

ACerS - The American Ceramic Society

AIST - Association for Iron & Steel Technology

ASM International - The Materials Information Society

TMS - The Minerals, Metals and Materials Society

By joining Materials Advantage, students has access to the networking, professional resources, and scholarships of all 4 national organizations. On campus, Materials Advantage  hosts social events and professional development. The students are active in the local ASM professional section which hosts monthly dinner meetings, which provide great opportunities to learn more about materials engineering in local industry and network with working engineers.

The faculty advisor is Dr. Dahyun Oh.

Society of Plastics Engineers

The SPE Student Section is affiliated with the Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) and partners with Northern California's SPE Golden Gate Section. Established in the United States over sixty years ago SPE has become a global leader in information, innovation, and distribution of plastics. The SPE student chapter provides students interested in polymers and plastics engineering with opportunities to further their knowledge to become successful in the industry. The club aims to encourage students to follow their interests in the field of polymers through professional networking events, technical talks, and industry tours. 


The faculty advisor is Dr. Dahyun Oh.


Surface Mount Technology Association (SMTA)

The Society of Women Engineers is the largest non-profit educational and service organization representing both student and professional women in engineering and technical fields.

The faculty advisor is Dr. Melanie McNeil.

Surface Mount Technology Association (SMTA)

SMTA is an international network of professionals dedicated to skill-building, sharing practical experience, and developing solutions across Electronics Manufacturing (EM). This includes expertise ranging from component manufacturing to system-level integration, encompassing microsystems, emerging technologies, and related business operations. SMTA SJSU is the university chapter of SMTA. SMTA SJSU organizes students focused programs in collaboration with the SMTA Silicon Valley Chapter.


The faculty advisor is Dr. Santosh KC.