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Alpha Pi Mu
Executive Officers 2014-15

Jacob Frieler

Vice President
Jaron Hughes

Abigail Johnson

Dr. Kambiz Farahmand
Phone: 701-231-5694

About Alpha Pi Mu

The Mission of Alpha Pi Mu

  • Confer recognition upon the industrial engineering student who has shown exceptional academic interests and abilities in his field.
  • Encourage wherever possible any movement which will advance the best interest of industrial engineering education.
  • Further unify the student body of the Industrial Engineering Department in presenting its needs and ideals to the faculty.
  • Create a closer student-faculty relationship by bringing together the needs and thoughts of both.
  • Assist and cooperate with all organizations and persons working for the interest of industrial engineering.
  • Benefit its members by the association and experience that can come from bringing together a group with similar interests, objectives, and abilities.
  • Promote the professional welfare of all.

The Goals of Alpha Pi Mu

Recognize top junior and senior industrial engineering students for their academic achievements.
Increase professional development among members.
Promote networking among faculty, graduate, and undergraduate student.
Have fun!

Link to Alpha Pi Mu Homepage:

Institute of Industrial & Systems Engineers (IISE)
Executive Officers 2017-2018

Adam Johnson
VP Health Systems
Kolton Larson

VP Manufacturing
Taylor Gullikson

VP Management
Kalleigh Meester

Spencer Helming

Mustafa Ekic
Dustin Stedman

Corporate Relations
Chris Swedzinski

Advisor:  Dr. Chrysafis Vogiatzis
Phone:  701.231.7286

About IIE

 IISE 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 IISE.

  • 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 IISE 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) 231-9818/ 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

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