Associations

Engineering & Architecture

  • Center for Advanced Design Research & Evaluation

    The mission of Center for Advanced Design Research and Evaluation - CADRE - is to develop and execute relevant original research in the areas of architectural and engineering design solutions having an impact on: end users, including occupant well-being and user effectiveness; operational performance; and sustainability of the built environment. Dissemination of this new knowledge to end users and the design community is inherent in our organizational intent.
    http://www.cadreresearch.org
  • Center for Health Design

    The Center for Health Design (CHD) was formed in 1993 and based on a singular idea – that design could be used to improve patient outcomes in healthcare environments. CHD's mission is to transform healthcare environments for a healthier, safer world through design research, education, and advocacy.
    http://www.healthdesign.org
  • Circuits & Systems Society (IEEE)

    The IEEE Circuits and Systems Society is the leading organization that promotes the advancement of the theory, analysis, design, tools, and implementation of circuits and systems. The field spans their theoretical foundations, applications, and architectures, as well as circuits and systems implementation of algorithms for signal and information processing. The Society brings engineers, researchers, scientists and others involved in circuits and systems applications access to the industry’s most essential technical information, networking opportunities, career development tools and many other exclusive benefits.
    http://ieee-cas.org/
  • Components, Packaging and Manufacturing Technology Society (IEEE)

    The IEEE Components, Packaging and Manufacturing Technology Society is the leading international forum for scientists and engineers engaged in the research, design and development of revolutionary advances in microsystems packaging and manufacturing Its objectives are scientific, literary, and educational in character. The Society strives for the advancement of the theory and practice of electrical and electronics engineering and of the allied arts and sciences, and the maintenance of a high professional standing among its members and others and with special attention of such aims within the field of interest of the Society. The CPMT Society promotes close cooperation and exchange of technical information among its members and others through technical conferences and workshops, peer-reviewed publications, and collaboration with other organizations.
  • Concrete Masonry Association of California and Nevada

    The Concrete Masonry Association of California and Nevada (CMACN), a non profit professional organization established in October 1977, committed to strengthening the masonry industry in California and Nevada.
    http://cmacn.org/
  • Construction Specifications Institute

    The Construction Specifications Institute is a national association of more than 13,000 volunteers, including specifiers, architects, engineers, contractors, facility mangers, product representatives, manufacturers, owners and others who are experts in building construction and the materials used therein.
    http://www.csinet.org
  • Construction Specifications Institute, Orange County Chapter

    The Construction Specifications Institute (CSI) is a national professional association that provides technical information and products, continuing education, professional conferences, and product shows to enhance communication among all the nonresidential building design and construction industry's disciplines and meet the industry's need for a common system of organizing and presenting construction documents. CSI's nearly 18,000 members include architects, engineers, specifiers, contractors, building owners, facility managers, and product manufacturers. Its policy of industry-wide membership has resulted in improved communication and unprecedented teamwork to develop innovative products and services of benefit to all involved in nonresidential construction. The mission of the Orange County Chapter of the Construction Specifications Institute, Inc., is to provide its membership with both the opportunity and a forum to share ideas and information openly with others in the construction industry in order to create and sustain the built environment, while recognizing and responding to changing industry trends.
    http://www.occcsi.org
  • Control Systems Society (IEEE)

    The Society is dedicated to the advancement of research, development, and practice in automation and control systems. It has broad technical interests in dynamical systems and control that include modeling, adaptation, estimation, optimization, feedback and software/hardware tools. Application areas include aerospace, automotive, biosystems, communication networks, finance and markets, homes and buildings, manufacturing and process industries, and micro/nano-systems.
    http://www.ieeecss.org/
  • Council of Educational Facility Planners International

    Established in 1921, the Council of Educational Facility Planners International (CEFPI) is a worldwide professional non-profit association whose sole mission is improving the places where children learn. CEFPI members, individuals, institutions and corporations are actively involved in planning, designing, building, equipping and maintaining schools and colleges.
    http://www.cefpi.org
  • County Building Officials Association of California

    The County Building Officials Association of California (CBOAC) focuses on education that responds to the needs of principal county members and includes vital networking opportunities with other government officials and stakeholders such as California State Association of Counties (CSAC), California Building Officials (CALBO), California County Planning Directors Association (CCPDA), California State Fire Marshal, International Code Council (ICC), California Conference of Directors of Environmental Health (CCDEH) and professional consultants throughout the state. Members of the organization share information and local interpretations and centers on forming valuable partnerships to elevate the professionalism, expertise and value of the building official and staff.
    http://www.cboac.net/
  • County Engineers Association of California

    The County Engineers Association of California (CEAC), formed in 1914, is comprised of county engineers, public works directors, county road commissioners, and professional personnel throughout California’s 58 counties. Its purpose is "To advance county engineering and management by providing a forum for the exchange of ideas and information aimed at improving service to the public.”
    http://www.ceaccounties.org/
  • Design-Build Institute of America, Western Region

    The Design-Build Institute of America is the only organization that defines, teaches and promotes best practices in design-build. Design-build is an integrated approach that delivers design and construction services under one contract with a single point of responsibility.
    http://www.dbia.org
  • Designers Accord

    In late June 2007, the Designers Accord was founded with the goal of changing the way the creative community does business. Designers, educators, and business leaders adopted a “Kyoto Treaty” of design (later renamed the Designers Accord) that specified a particular ethos and behavior around sustainable design. The underlying philosophy of this agreement was that by collectively building our intelligence around issues of climate change and humanitarian issues – and tackling those challenges with optimism and creativity – we would catalyze innovative and sustainable problem solving throughout the creative community.
    http://www.designsaccord.org
  • Earthquake Engineering Research Institute

    The Earthquake Engineering Research Institute is a national, nonprofit, technical society of engineers, geoscientists, architects, planners, public officials, and social scientists. EERI members include researchers, practicing professionals, educators, government officials, and building code regulators. The objective of the Earthquake Engineering Research Institute is to reduce earthquake risk by (1) advancing the science and practice of earthquake engineering, (2) improving understanding of the impact of earthquakes on the physical, social, economic, political, and cultural environment, and (3) advocating comprehensive and realistic measures for reducing the harmful effects of earthquakes.
    https://www.eeri.org
  • Automotive Engine Rebuilders Association

    The Automotive Engine Rebuilders Association (AERA) is the preeminent technical resource and industry voice for internal combustion engine builders, re/manufacturers, machine shops, OEMs, suppliers and service providers worldwide.
    http://www.aera.org
  • Engineered Wood Association

    The Engineered Wood Association (APA) is a nonprofit trade association that has grown and evolved with the engineered wood industry. Their mission is to maintain their position as the leader in creating engineered wood product growth for North American member companies.
    http://www.apawood.org
  • Engineering and Utility Contractors Association

    The Engineering & Utility Contractors Association, EUCA, is a forward-thinking trade association representing union-affiliated contractor businesses and associate firms throughout the Western United States. EUCA is a full service association.
    http://www.euca.com
  • Engineering & Construction Contracting Association

  • Engineering Contractors’ Association

    Since 1976 the Engineering Contractors’ Association (ECA) has served underground and heavy construction professionals in Southern California providing leadership and education on issues important to our member’s success. ECA is working to enhance continued development and promote a healthy construction environment through education of regulatory bodies from the contractor’s perspective and informing the industry on critical developments.
    http://ecasocal.org/
  • Environmental and Engineering Geophysical Society

    The Environmental and Engineering Geophysical Society (EEGS) is an applied scientific organization founded in 1992. Their mission is to promote the science of geophysics especially as it is applied to environmental and engineering problems; to foster common scientific interests of geophysicists and their colleagues in other related sciences and engineering; to maintain a high professional standing among its members; and to promote fellowship and cooperation among persons interested in the science.
    http://www.eegs.org
  • Far West Equipment Dealers Association

    Far West Equipment Dealer Association was established in 1946 to provide a unified voice for the equipment dealers - known first as the California Farm Equipment Dealers Association, and later in 1971 when dealers in Arizona and Nevada were added, it became known as the Far West Equipment Dealers Association. Far West has now come to include agricultural, industrial, construction and material handling equipment.
    http://www.fweda.com
  • Federal Aviation Administration

    The Federal Aviation Administration's continuing mission is to provide the safest, most efficient aerospace system in the world. The FAA strives to reach the next level of safety, efficiency, environmental responsibility and global leadership. They are accountable to the American public and our stakeholders.
    http://www.faa.gov
  • Fluid Power Distribution Association

    The Fluid Power Distribution Association (FPDA) is the professional network for fluid power, automation and motion technology providers dedicated to significantly enhancing member and channel performance by delivering indispensable networking, education and success strategies.
    http://www.issa.com
  • General Aviation Manufacturers Association

    The General Aviation Manufacturers Association represents over 65 of the world’s leading manufacturers of fixed-wing general aviation airplanes, engines, avionics, and components. While not a membership site for students, many current aviation and aerospace information is available on this website.
    http://www.gama.aero
  • Electrochemical Society

    The Electrochemical Society was founded in 1902 as an international nonprofit, educational organization concerned with a broad range of phenomena relating to electrochemical and solid-state science and technology. The Electrochemical Society has more than 8,000 scientists and engineers in over 70 countries worldwide who hold individual membership, as well as roughly 100 corporations and laboratories that hold corporate membership.
    http://www.electrochem.org