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Student Organizations

As a student, you have over 1,000 registered student teams and organizations to choose from. Below are common clubs that ECE students join. If you don’t find what you’re looking for, check out MaizePages for more clubs or create your own!

Competitive Teams with EECS Students

Michigan Autonomous Aerial Vehicles (MAAV): MAAV members engage in designing, manufacturing, programming, and testing every aspect of a small, autonomous drone

Michigan Baja Racing: The Michigan Baja Race team designs and manufactures an entirely new off-road race vehicle from the ground up

Michigan Data Science Team (MDST): a competitive collegiate data science team that competes against professional and amateur data scientists from around the world in online prediction challenges

Michigan Electric Racing (MER): Michigan Electric Racing is a student-run team that designs, builds, and tests a formula-style electric race car while utilizing and developing the top engineers and leaders at the University of Michigan

Michigan Mars Rover (MRover): The Michigan Mars Rover Team (MRover) is a student-run, multidisciplinary organization whose mission is to design and build a rover for the exploration of extraterrestrial environments

Solar Car Team: The Solar Car Team designs, builds, and races the world’s fastest solar vehicles

Strength Augmenting Robotic Exoskeleton (STARX): focused on making practical powered exoskeletons that increase the effective strength of the user, specifically designed for first responders

UM::Autonomy: Builds an autonomous boat that must complete a wide range of challenges that are designed to test its autonomous abilities and participates in the RoboNation Roboboat competition

Groups and Clubs

Amateur Radio Club: Provide students – as well as faculty, staff, and alumni – opportunities to familiarize themselves with the concepts, techniques, and applications of practical “ham” radio communications

ArborHacks: Students working to bring high school and college students together to promote the learning of computer science while facilitating hackathons, competitions, and workshops geared towards inclusion regardless of age or experience

Code-M: Students interested in computer science and computer engineering

CSEG: Computer Science and Engineering Graduate Student Organization

ECE Graduate Student Council: Their mission is to serve the ECE graduate student body academically, professionally, and socially

GEECS: Girls in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (GEECS) is a student organization that encourages the professional, academic, and social development of individuals who identify as women in technology

GRID Alternatives Students for Sustainable Energy: Serves as an energy policy club for undergraduates on the University of Michigan campus, originally created by the non-profit organization GRID Alternatives, and this chapter will serve as the unit that organizes Solar Spring Break

HKN: Eta Kappa Nu – Honor Society for Electrical and Computer Engineers

IEEE: The student branch for IEEE, the world’s largest organization for technical professionals, at the University of Michigan – Ann Arbor, that helps undergraduate and graduate students connect with industry professionals, faculty members, and students

Korean EECS Graduate Student Association (KEECS): The purpose of the KEECS is to help Korean students overcome cultural difference and adjust their life in Ann Arbor and to encourage their social activities within and outside of the department

Michigan Hackers: Programmers who like to build and break technology

MSAIL: Michigan Student Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, a student organization for discussion of artificial intelligence and machine learning

The Optics Society at the University of Michigan (OSUM): Promotes the discipline of Optical Science and Engineering through the organized effort of students and faculty, disseminate knowledge of the field of Optics and Photonics, and to further the professional development of the students

Project Music: Designs and builds experimental musical instruments

Wolverine Soft: Video Game Development

EECS Associated Student Groups

Epeians: The Engineering Leadership Honor Society

MPowered Entrepreneurship

National Society of Black Engineers

Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers

Graduate Society of Black Engineers and Scientists

Society of Women Engineers

Tau Beta Pi (College of Engineering Honors Society)

University of Michigan Engineering Council

Other Student Organizations

University of Michigan’s Student Organizations – more than 1,000 listed!

College of Engineering – Student Organizations and Activities