Associations

Engineering & Architecture

  • American Geophysical Union

    The purpose of the American Geophysical Union (AGU) is to promote discovery in Earth and space science for the benefit of humanity. AGU galvanizes a community of Earth and space scientists that collaboratively advances and communicates science and its power to ensure a sustainable future.
    http://sites.agu.org
  • American Helicopter Society International

    The American Helicopter Society (AHS) International is the world’s oldest and largest professional society dedicated to enhancing the understanding of vertical flight technology. Since it was founded in 1943 – just as the first US helicopter was being put into service – the Society has been the primary forum for interchange of information on vertical flight technology.
    http://www.vtol.org
  • American Institute of Architects, California Council

    The American Institute of Architects, California Council (AIACC) is the voice of the architecture profession, dedicated to serving its members, advancing their value, and improving the quality of the built environment. The AIACC is an association of individuals in California, with more than 11,000 members including licensed architects, emerging professionals, and allied partners in design.
    http://aiacc.org/
  • American Institute of Building Design

    The American Institute of Building Design (AIBD), a nonprofit professional organization established in 1950, striving to protect and enhance member's ability to practice their profession. AIBD is committed to providing quality continuing education to ensure that members remain current with technology, materials and building codes. AIBD is also committed to establishing and maintaining professional relationships with other trade, business, and professional organizations within the design and construction industry. At all times AIBD will hold itself to the highest standards of ethics and professionalism as specified by the institute's by laws and code of ethics and will uphold the protection of the health, welfare, and safety of the general public. This commitment is to the public and industry served and the profession they represent.
    http://www.aibd.org/
  • American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics

    The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) addresses the needs of engineers, scientists and allied professionals who conceive, design, develop, test, construct, and operate air and space vehicles, their associated systems and subsystems, as well as the educators who train the professionals, researchers who continuously renew the technology, managers who lead their efforts and innovators who bring forth new concepts.
    http://www.aiaa.org
  • American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Orange County

    he American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) addresses the needs of engineers, scientists and allied professionals who conceive, design, develop, test, construct, and operate air and space vehicles, their associated systems and subsystems, as well as the educators who train the professionals, researchers who continuously renew the technology, managers who lead their efforts and innovators who bring forth new concepts.
    https://info.aiaa.org/Regions/Western/Orange_County
  • American Institute of Architects

    The American Institute of Architects (AIA) has been the leading professional membership association for licensed architects, emerging professionals, and allied partners since 1857. Through education, legislative and regulatory development, professional education, and research, the AIA and its more than 83,000 members express their commitment to excellence in design and livability in our nation’s buildings and communities.
    http://www.aia.org
  • American Institute of Architects, Orange County

    AIA Orange County (AIAOC), a Chapter of The American Institute of Architects, was established in 1952 by 18 members.
    http://aiaoc.org
  • American Institute of Physics

    Dedicated to the advancement of physics, the American Institute of Physics (AIP) serves a federation of physical science societies, and provides leadership through its own programs and publications.
    http://www.aip.org
  • American Institute of Professional Geologists

    The American Institute of Professional Geologists (AIPG), founded in 1963, is the largest association dedicated to promoting geology as a profession. It presently has more than 6,000 members in the U.S. and abroad, organized into 36 regional Sections. The Institute adheres to the principles of professional responsibility and public service and is the only international organization that certifies the competence and ethical conduct of geological scientists in all branches of the science with members employed in industry, government, and academia.
    http://www.aipg.org
  • American Institute of Steel Construction

    The American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC) is a not-for-profit technical institute and trade association for the use of structural steel in the construction industry of the United States. Headquartered in Chicago their mission is to make structural steel the material of choice for new structures.
    http://www.aisc.org
  • American National Standards Institute

    The primary goal of the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) is to promote and facilitate voluntary consensus standards and conformity assessment systems and to promote their integrity. The Institute represents the interests of its nearly 1,000 companies, organizations, government agencies, and institutional and international members.
    http://www.ansi.org
  • American Petroleum Institute

    The American Petroleum Institute (API) is the only national trade association that represents all aspects of America’s oil and natural gas industry. API traces its beginning to World War I, when Congress and the domestic oil and natural gas industry worked together to help the war effort. In the United States, there are more than 10,000 companies identified as providing oil and natural gas services and supplies to the industry. The US Youth Committee (USYC) to the World Petroleum Council (WPC) was formed to strengthen the impact both young professionals and university students can have in developing solutions to global energy issues. The USYC hosts events to enable conversations among youth with a passion for the industry.
    http://www.api.org
  • American Road & Transportation Builders Association

    Established in 1902, the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) is the oldest and most respected national transportation construction-related association. Their mission is simple: they are a federation whose primary goal is to aggressively grow and protect transportation infrastructure investment to meet the public and business demand for safe and efficient travel.
    http://www.artba.org
  • American Rock Mechanics Association

    The American Rock Mechanics Association (ARMA) serves as an advocate for firms and individuals who represent all aspects of rock mechanics and rock engineering. ARMA provides a communications link, a forum, and an information resource for members, related organizations, and the public. ARMA's goal is to disseminate information through meetings, publications, and the Internet. ARMA serves as an information repository on the development of rock mechanics and rock engineering, and promotes the development of knowledge within the field.
    http://www.armarocks.org
  • American Society for Engineering Education

    Professional development association for engineering technologists and engineers, students and educators
    http://www.asee.org
  • American Society for Healthcare Engineering

    With more than 11,000 members, the American Society of Healthcare Engineers (ASHE) is the largest association devoted to optimizing the health care physical environment. As a trusted industry resource, ASHE is committed to our members, the facilities they build and maintain, and the patients they serve.
    http://www.ashe.org/
  • American Society for Quality

    The American Society for Quality is (ASQ) a global community of people dedicated to quality who share the ideas and tools that make our world work better. With individual and organizational members around the world, ASQ has the reputation and reach to bring together the diverse quality champions who are transforming the world’s corporations, organizations and communities to meet tomorrow’s critical challenges.Headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, ASQ provides the quality community with training, professional certifications, and knowledge to a vast network of members of the global quality community.
    http://asq.org
  • American Society of Materials

    Celebrating its 100th anniversary in 2013, the American Society of Materials International (ASM) is known around the world for the depth and breadth of the materials knowledge it disseminates through books, databases, videos, and a myriad of online products. ASM International is a materials science and engineering society where materials users, producers, and manufacturers converge to do business.Through our network of 30,000 members worldwide, ASM provides authoritative information and knowledge on materials and processes, from the structural to the nanoscale. ASM provides its members with high-quality technical information, education and training, networking, and cost-effective, user-friendly professional development resources.
    http://www.asminternational.org
  • American Society of Materials, Orange Coast Chapter

    Orange Coast Chapter is proud to have a very diverse technical base of materials and industries. Through the years Orange County has been involved in the space race in the 60's with Rockwell, Boeing, McDonnell-Douglas, and Lockheed. It has been instrumental in the advance of medical devices, which has now become an industrial hub for the Biomedical industry, and playing a significant role in the evolvement of the electronics industry.
    http://www.asmorangecoast.com
  • American Society of Architectural Illustrators

    The American Society of Architectural Illustrators, a California based organization, (ASAI), is an international non-profit organization dedicated to the advancement and recognition of the art, science and profession of architectural illustration. Through communication, education and advocacy, the Society strives to refine and emphasize the role of illustration in the practice and appreciation of architecture.
    http://www.asai.org
  • American Society of Civil Engineers

    Founded in 1852, the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) represents more than 144,000 members of the civil engineering profession worldwide and is America's oldest national engineering society.
    http://www.asce.org/
  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers

    The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) promotes the art, science and practice of multidisciplinary engineering and allied sciences around the globe.
    http://www.asme.org
  • American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers

    The American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) is a building technology society with more than 54,000 members worldwide. The Society and its members focus on building systems, energy efficiency, indoor air quality, refrigeration and sustainability within the industry. Through research, standards writing, publishing and continuing education, ASHRAE shapes tomorrow’s built environment today.
    http://www.ashrae.org
  • American Society of Safety Engineers

    Founded in 1911, ASSE is the oldest professional safety organization. Its more than 33,000 members manage, supervise and consult on safety, health, and environmental issues in industry, insurance, government and education. ASSE has 17 practice specialties, 151 chapters, 28 sections and 58 student sections.
    http://www.asse.org