Department of

Architectural Engineering

Student Societies in the Architectural Engineering Department

The Architectural Engineering Department is home to several Student Organizations representing the four disciplines in AE (Construction, Lighting/Electrical, Mechanical, and Structural), as well as Student Chapters representing various Professional and Honor Societies.

Email the AE office at to update your list of officers.

AE Graduate Student Association


Alpha Rho Chi (APX)



Design Build Institute of America (DBIA)


Earthquake Engineering Research Institute (EERI)

Illumination Engineering Society (IES)


Mechanical Contractors Association of America (MCAA)


National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)

National Electrical Contracting Association (NECA)

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SSAE: Student Society of Architectural Engineers (PSU Chapter of AEI)


Structural Engineers Association (SEA)

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Student Society of the Partnership for Achieving Construction Excellence (S:PACE)

  • Faculty Advisor: Robert Leicht
  • President, Kenna Markel
  • Vice President, Melissa Consiglio
  • Secretary,
  • Treasurer,
  • Placement,
  • Placement,
  • 4th Year Rep,
  • 3rd Year Rep,
  • 2nd Year Rep,
  • American Builders Association (ABC) Representative,

Tau Beta Pi

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