Associations

Engineering & Architecture

  • 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 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 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 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
  • American Statistical Association

    The American Statistical Association (ASA) is the world’s largest community of statisticians. Our members serve in industry, government, and academia in more than 90 countries, advancing research and promoting sound statistical practice to inform public policy and improve human welfare.
    http://www.amstat.org
  • Architects, Designers and Planners for Social Responsibility

    The Architects, Designers and Planners for Social Responsibility (ADPSR) works for peace, environmental protection, ecological building, social justice, and the development of healthy communities. They believe that design practitioners have a significant role to play in the well-being of their communities. They raise professional and public awareness of critical social and environmental issues, further responsive design and planning, and honor persons and organizations whose work exemplifies social responsibility.
    http://www.adpsr.org
  • Architectural Research Centers Consortium

    The Architectural Research Centers Consortium, Inc. (ARCC) is an international association of architectural research centers committed to the expansion of the research culture and a supporting infrastructure in architecture and related design disciplines. Since its founding as a non-profit corporation in 1976, ARCC has represented a concerted commitment to the improvement of the physical environment and the quality of life.
    http://www.arccweb.org
  • Architecture 2030

    Architecture 2030 is a non-profit, non-partisan and independent organization that was established in response to the global-warming crisis. 2030’s mission is to rapidly transform the US and global Building Sector from the major contributor of greenhouse gas emissions to a central part of the solution to the global-warming crisis.
    http://www.architecture2030.org
  • Architecture for Humanity

    By tapping a network of more than 50,000 professionals willing to lend time and expertise to help those who would not otherwise be able to afford their services, we bring design, construction and development services where they are most critically needed.
    http://www.architectureforhumanity.org
  • Asian American Architects/Engineers Association

    The Asian American Architects and Engineers Association (AAa/e) is committed to providing a platform for empowering professionals working in the built environment in personal and professional growth, business development and networking, and leadership in our community.
    http://www.aaaesc.com/
  • Association for the Advancement of Cost Engineering

    The Association for the Advancement of Cost Engineering (AACE) is a a non-profit association serving the total cost management community since 1956. The association provides members and stakeholders with the resources needed to enhance their performance and ensure continued growth and success. With over 9,000 members world-wide in 92 countries, the association serves total cost management professionals in a variety of disciplines and across all industries.
    http://www.aacei.org
  • Association for Computer Aided Design in Architecture

    ACADIA was formed in the early 1980's for the purpose of facilitating communication and critical thinking regarding the use of computers in architecture, planning and building science. A particular focus is education and the software, hardware and pedagogy involved in education. The organization is also committed to the research and development of computer aides that enhance design creativity, rather than simply production, and that aim at contributing to the construction of humane physical environments.
    http://www.acadia.org
  • Association for Preservation Technology International

    The Association for Preservation Technology International (APT) is a cross - disciplinary, membership organization dedicated to promoting the best technology for conserving historic structures and their settings. The international, interdisciplinary character of APT - with its outstanding publications, conferences, training courses, awards, student scholarships, regional chapters, and technical committees - makes it the premier worldwide network for anyone involved in the field of historic preservation.
    http://www.apti.org/
  • Association for Preservation Technology International, Western Chapter

    Active since 1983, APT's Western Chapter was created to serve as a regional forum for preservation practitioners in Arizona, California, and Nevada. With approximately 150 members, the chapter has sponsored many events, including conferences on concrete and on retrofit work for seismic-resistant upgrades, a symposium on disaster response, and many lectures and tours.
    http://www.apti.org/chapters/western-chapter/
  • Association for Women in Aviation Maintenance

    The Association for Women in Aviation Maintenance (AWAM) is a nonprofit organization formed for the purpose of championing women's professional growth and enrichment in the aviation maintenance fields by providing opportunities for sharing information and networking, education, fostering a sense of community and increasing public awareness of women in the industry.
    http://www.awam.org