Student Organizations

American Concrete Institute


                      Faculty Advisor: Dr. John Schemmel

The American Concrete Institute (ACI) is a  technical and educational society organized in 1904 to develop, share, and disseminate the knowledge and information needed to utilize concrete to its fullest potential. The ACI Student Chapter at Texas State University- San Marcos strengthens this link between ACI, The Concrete Industry Management Program (CIM) and the entire Texas Concrete Industry. The Chapter offers many opportunities to students such as meeting with leaders in the industry, attending seminars, visit sites, participate in ACI competitions, and networking with other professional societies at Texas State University.

2015/2016 OFFICERS:                                         

PresidentCole Pilgrim                                       
Vice-PresidentBraden Byrd                              
TreasurerLance Cain                                 
SecretaryAmanda Amaya

2015/2016 ACI Student Officers (from left to right): Amanda Amaya, Braden Byrd, Cole Pilgrim, Lance Cain

American Foundry Society


Faculty Advisor - Dr. Laura Bartlett


American Foundry Society Is The leading U.S. based metalcasting society that assists member companies (metalcasting facilities, diecasters and industry suppliers) and individuals to effectively manage all production operations, profitably market their products and services and to equitably manage their employees. The American Foundry Society also promotes the interests of the metalcasting industry before the legislative and executive branches of  the federal government. With the direction of its volunteer committee structure, the professional staff of the American Foundry Society provides support in the areas of technology, management and education to further activities that will enhance the economic progress of the metalcasting industry.

2015/2016 OFFICERS:

PresidentMadeleine Jennings
Vice President: Collin Payne
Treasurer: Jim Day

2015/2016 AFS Student Officers (from left to right): Jim Day, Madeleine Jennings, Collin Payne

The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)



Faculty Advisor: Dr. Byoung Hee You

The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) is a professional and educational organization that promotes interactions between mechanical engineers and various fields of engineering and science. To improve member’s technical skills and knowledge ASME offers: training, conferences, community outreach, publications, codes, and standards. The student chapter at Texas State University aims to increase student interest in mechanical engineering by offering seminars from professionals and facility tours. Any student with an interest in mechanical engineering or related fields are encouraged and welcome to join.

2015/2016 OFFICERS:

ChairSean Moore
Vice ChairDevanda Lek
Secretary: Sean Syring
TreasurerJuan Gomez

Construction Student Association


          Faculty Advisor: Mr. Vivek Sharma


The Construction Student Association of Texas State University is an organization for students pursuing a construction-related degree within the Department of Engineering Technology. This umbrella organization includes the student chapters of ABC, AGC, and NAHB. 

For more details and contact information, please visit the CSA website.

2015/2016 CSA Officers
2015/2016 CSA Officers: (L to R) Front Row: Lane Conaway, Chase Jones, Mr. Sharma, Trevor Lungren, Brian Giang; 2nd Row: Shaun Roark, Erik Sifuentes, Chase Wiatrek, Karima Badquones; Back Row: Andrew Childs, Trevor Broussard, Zac Cooper, Cameron Huser

Society of Manufacturing Engineers

Society of Manufacturing Engineers

Engineering Faculty Advisor: Dr. Asiabanpour
Technology Faculty Advisor: Dr. Ameri


The Texas State Chapter of the Society of Manufacturing Engineers is open for membership by all Technology Students. SME was organized to promote professional growth and social activity among its membership. All interested university faculty and students are welcome to join.

The Society of Manufacturing Engineers is the world's leading professional society advancing manufacturing knowledge and influencing more than half a million manufacturing practitioners annually.  Through its communities, publications, expositions and professional development resources, SME promotes an increased awareness of manufacturing engineering and keeps manufacturing professionals up to date on leading trends and technologies.

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