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Department Sponsored Student Organizations

Institute of Industrial Engineers (IIE)
Executive Officers 2014-2015

Eric Schauer

VP Health Systems
Lauren Frohlich

VP Manufacturing
Jacob Mason

VP Management
Joe Fritzjunker

Hannah Schnepf

Jaclyn Smith

Tyler Esser

Corporate Relations
Patrick Smith

Public Relations
Kiersten Meester

Electronic Media
Sydney Schuck

Advisor:  Dr. Jing Shi
Phone:  701.231.7119

About IIE

 IIE is the world’s largest professional society dedicated solely to the support of the industrial engineering profession and individuals involved with improving quality and productivity. Founded in 1948, IIE is an international, nonprofit association that provides leadership for the application, education, training, research, and development of industrial engineering


To provide knowledge, training, networking opportunities and recognition to enhance the skills and effectiveness of the industrial engineering profession and those individuals involved with improving quality and productivity


To be the premier organization that advances, promotes and unites the industrial engineering profession globally and one of the leading professional engineering organizations in the world

Here are some of the many benefits of joining our student chapter of IIE.

  • Activities and events
  • Plant tours
  • Guest speakers from the profession
  • Publications, such as IIE Solution's Magazine
  • Networking
  • Conferences
  • Leadership opportunities
  • And much more!

Link to IIE Homepage:

Link to IIE membership page:

Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME)

Advisor:  Dr. David L. Wells

Phone: 701.7283


The Society of Manufacturing Engineers is the world's leading professional society supporting manufacturing education. Through its member programs, publications, expositions, and professional development resources, SME promotes an increased awareness of manufacturing engineering and helps keep manufacturing professionals up-to-date on leading trends and technologies.

For further information on the NDSU Chapter, please contact Dr. David Wells.

SME official website:

Surface Mount Technology Association (SMTA)

President:  Ferdous Sarwar

Phone:  701.231.8073


SMTA membership grants access to an international network of professionals who build skills, share practical experience and develop solutions in electronic assembly technologies, including microsystems, emerging technologies, and related business operations. NDSU-SMTA chapter is one of the seven chartered student chapters in North America. Founded in 2001, NDSU-SMTA is an active group consisting of approximately 20 members.

SMTA official website: 

Society of Women Engineers (SWE)

The Society of Women Engineers stimulates women to achieve full potential in careers as engineers and leaders, expands the image of the engineering profession as a positive force in the quality of life, and demonstrates the value of diversity.

NDSU Chapter of SWE:

SWE official website:

Heartland Region website:

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North Dakota State University
Phone: +1 (701) 231-7287 / Fax: (701) 231-7195
Campus address: Civil and Industrial Engineering 202
Physical/delivery address: 1410 14th Avenue North, Fargo, ND 58102
Mailing address: NDSU Dept. 2485 / PO Box 6050 / Fargo, ND 58108-6050
Page manager: Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering
Facebook page: Visit NDSU IME on Facebook

Last Updated: Friday, October 31, 2014 11:42:42 AM