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Student Groups

 

Honor Societies

Membership is by invitation to the top quarter of juniors and the top third of seniors. In addition to having the required scholastic rank, members of Eta Kappa Nu, possess an unimpeachable character, are able to make use of the knowledge and information acquired, have the capacity and willingness for hard work, work in harmony with all types of people, and have a genial nature.
The Northeastern University chapter of Tau Beta Pi is an honor society encompassing every engineering discipline. The organization is devoted to helping engineers develop both technical skills and leadership abilities.

Affinity Groups

The BESS mission is to form a network for and solidarity among student engineers, building a support system for engineers to ensure that they would stay in the field. In a means to counter the lack...
Generate is Northeastern University’s student-led product development studio. We contribute to the growth of start-ups at Northeastern University by educating engineers, designers, and entrepreneurs about product development and the integration of business and engineering.
GWISE is a group of graduate students and postdocs designed to assist in the professional and personal advancement of women in science and engineering at Northeastern University.
The Northeastern ECE PhD Student Association fosters a supportive community among doctoral students in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering by creating opportunities for academic enrichment, professional development, and socializing.
The NU Robotics Club is an umbrella organization that maintains several projects, independent from each other, across the field of robotics while holding general meetings to unite the organization...
The Society for Hispanic Professional Engineers, Northeastern University Chapter (NU SHPE) is a professional organization whose goal is to enable Latinos in the New England area (including MA, ME, NH, VT and RI) to pursue, obtain and develop successful careers with top research and development, high-tech (i.e., hardware, software and IT services), and communications companies, as well as other science- and engineering-based organizations.
The Society of Asian Scientists and Engineers (SASE) was founded in November 2007 to help Asian heritage scientific and engineering professionals achieve their full potential. Organizations existed for other affinity groups - The National Society of Black Engineers, the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers, and the Society of Women Engineers – and there was a need for a similar organization where students representing all of the pan Asian cultures could connect and support each other.
Northeastern University Association of Gaming Enthusiasts (NUAGE) is a club that plays a wide variety of board games including strategic, logic, table-top, party, and social interactive games. Our specialty is quite literally fun and games!
The goal of Makers Club is to enable all creatives to make - whatever that means for them. We connect students with makerspaces across campus, run workshops and competitions, and support each others...
oSTEM is an organization that fosters leadership for LGBTQIA+ communities within STEM fields.
STEMout is a club for students who want to design or volunteer for outreach efforts in the Boston community. STEMout is a recognized Northeastern University student organization formed in 2016 with...
SWE was established to have fun and promote women in engineering.

Professional Societies

Enabling Engineering is a Northeastern University student group that applies engineering technologies to build low-cost devices that improve the lives of the elderly and individuals with physical or cognitive disabilities. Our goal is to empower affected individuals by giving them greater independence, reducing medical errors, and increasing social connectedness, at minimal cost.
EWB USA-NEU aids communities in developing countries by using engineering solutions to address basic human needs, such as the need for potable water – all the while supplying student members with educational, transformative experiences.
The IEEE Robotics & Automation Society (RAS) is a technical branch of its parent organization IEEE. Its mission is to “foster the development and facilitate the exchange of scientific and...
The IEEE (Eye-triple-E) is a non-profit, technical professional association of more than 365,000 individual members in approximately 150 countries. Through its members, the IEEE continues to be a leading authority in technical areas ranging from computer engineering, biomedical technology and telecommunications, to electric power, aerospace engineering and consumer electronics, among others. Through its technical publishing, conferences and consensus-based standards activities, the IEEE: produces 30 percent of the world's published literature in electrical and electronics engineering, and computer science areas; holds annually more than 300 major conferences and has nearly 900 active standards with almost 500 under development.
Innovators for Global Health is dedicated to improving global health through biomedical engineering. Through IGH, students develop the skills and knowledge to tackle technical and design challenges in global health.
NU Wireless Club is a electronics experimentation club, where students from all disciplines can meet to work on projects and learn electronics through hands-on application. The club features a members exclusive lab space and a full amateur radio station.
The purpose of this student chapter is to build a cross-disciplinary community for students who are interested in acoustics and to provide an environment that enables first hand experience and sharing of ideas. NEUASA seeks to introduce students’ creativity into the equation, enriching the experience of learning acoustics, by understanding not only the final solution but the creative process as well. We host hands on projects, seminars, audiology talks and meet-ups.
PESNU is the Northeastern University student chapter of the IEEE Power & Energy Society (PES). It shares the same goal as PES to provide scientific and engineering information on electric power and energy for the betterment of society, and the preferred professional development source for its members.

Competitions

Our goal is to build a mini formula car that can not only pass the rigorous testing of the Formula SAE competition but to also compete with other leading institutions around the world in the international competition. The building process is highly focused on learning and gaining irreplaceable experience that will be brought to the professional industries we pursue.
NU Motorsports is for anyone interested in designing, building, and racing a custom off-road vehicle. Our goal is to bring a high-performing vehicle to the three Baja SAE collegiate design...
For several years the Nutrons were one of the only teams in the area. By our teams second year, over a hundred members were on our roster. Although the number of participants on our team fluctuates as new teams are formed, our doors remain open to any individuals who find an interest in our team and FIRST. Students from Boston Latin High School, Brookline High School and Revere High School make the frequent commute to our lab in order to partake in an experience that would otherwise not be available to them. These students, all with different nationalities and socioeconomic backgrounds, travel in many different ways including by train, bus or simply by foot, to bring the amazing diversity that makes up the Nutrons team.
We are an international team of students from Northeastern University and Memorial University of Newfoundland & Labrador who have come together to make the Hyperloop concept a reality. We aim to...