UEF Founder Societies

Grants provided by UEF play a pivotal role in illuminating the critical importance of diversity, equity, and inclusion to the sustainability of a thriving engineering profession.”

Lisa M Black, Ph.D., Director Cultural Belonging & Social Ethos, American Society of Civil Engineers

Founder Societies

The United Engineering Foundation Inc. (UEF) is the successor organization to the United Engineering Society (UES) which was founded in 1904 with the generous support of Andrew Carnegie. The members of the UEF are:

American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE)

AIChE, founded in 1908, is the world’s leading organization for chemical engineering professionals, with more than 50,000 members from over 100 countries.

The American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical and Petroleum Engineers (AIME)

AIMEAIME Logo is a Founder Organization Representing over 150,000 professionals worldwide from multiple organizations serving engineers involved in mining, metallurgy, minerals, materials, petroleum, iron, steel and metals.

American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)

The American Society of Civil Engineers represents more than 150,000 members of the civil engineering profession in 177 countries. Founded in 1852, ASCE is the nation’s oldest engineering society.

American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)

asme-logo--300x184ASME is a not-for-profit membership organization that enables collaboration, knowledge sharing, career enrichment, and skills development across all engineering disciplines. Founded in 1880, ASME has grown to include more than 140,000 members in 151 countries.

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)

ieee_mb_blackThe IEEE is the world’s largest professional association advancing innovation and technological excellence for the benefit of humanity. There are more than 430,000 IEEE members in more than 160 countries.