Professional and Honors Societies

Alpha Chi Sigma (AXE)

A professional and social fraternity for men and women in the chemical sciences. The organization participates in various philanthropic, social, and volunteer events.


American Chemical Society

Student chapter of the world's largest scientific society. The organization works to promote the advancement of chemistry and provides valuable networking and education resources to its members. It was founded in 1960 and originally called the W.T. Schrenk Society after Walter T. Schrenk.


American Institute of Chemical Engineers

The professional society for chemical engineering students. AIChE holds biweekly meetings where they host guest speakers from industry to give students the chance to network and learn more about chemical engineering companies. They also hold plant tours, corporate mixers and give department tours to prospective students.

Chem E Car

The student design team that creates cars powered by chemical reactions. With their own lab located in Bertelsmeyer Hall, Chem E Car constructs shoebox-sized cars that must stop at a set distance given an hour before competition. They compete every spring in the AIChE Mid-America Regional Conference.


Omega Chi Epsilon (OXE)

Chemical Engineering honor society that promotes high scholarships, encourages original investigation in chemical engineering and recognizes the valuable traits of character, integrity and leadership.