About ASEE

ASEE is a nonprofit organization of individuals and institutions committed to furthering engineering education by promotion of excellence in instruction, research, public service, and practice. The Society develops policies and programs to enhance professional opportunities for engineering faculty and support increased student enrollments in engineering colleges and universities. ASEE consists of 12,000+ members, 400 engineering colleges and affiliates, and more than 50 corporations, and was founded in 1893.

Student chapters have only been in existence since 1993, and are a sign of growing interest among students in the quality of their education.

The University of Illinois student chapter was founded in 2009.