Who We Are

The American Society of Mechanical Engineers is a professional organization run and operated by the students at the University of Houston.

Our Mission

We strive to improve the quality of our members’ academic and professional career by providing opportunities to interact with professionals from leading companies, arrange events that foster community among students, organize outreach programs that increase public awareness about the engineering profession, and encourage good works through community service.

How to join:

You can approach us at a general meeting or informational session or visit our lounge (Engineering Building 2, W227) for a printed form.  If you want to do it paperless, then visit our form application on Get Involved and while you’re at it, join the membership group on Get Involved at the same time!

In terms of fees, there is no requirement to pay. However, if you would like to donate a minimum of $20, you can get an ASME T-Shirt!  If you would like to pay, visit the Become a Member page.

Note: Becoming a member of the ASME National Organization is OPTIONAL, but recommended.

Benefits of membership:

  • Great resume addition
  • Improved networking and socialization skills
  • Access to Informational Sessions and General Meetings
  • Opportunities to volunteer and impact your community
  • Learn leadership qualities
  • Work together with peers to improve school performance
  • Meet new friends
  • Access to ASME lounge
  • Potential career opportunities