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Engineering: Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering: Major Societies and Associations

Mechanical Engineering

American Society of Mechanical Engineers

Founded in 1880 as the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, today's ASME promotes the art, science & practice of mechanical & multidisciplinary engineering and allied sciences around the globe

American Society for Heating, Refrigeration and Air-Conditioning Engineers

ASHRAE fulfills its mission of advancing heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration to serve humanity and promote a sustainable world through research, standards writing, publishing and continuing education.

Society of Automotive Engineers

SAE is your one-stop resource for standards development, events, and technical information and expertise used in designing, building, maintaining, and operating self-propelled vehicles for use on land or sea, in air or space.

Aerospace Engineering

American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics

AIAA is the world’s largest professional society devoted to the progress of engineering and science in aviation, space, and defense.

Society of Automotive Engineers

SAE is your one-stop resource for standards development, events, and technical information and expertise used in designing, building, maintaining, and operating self-propelled vehicles for use on land or sea, in air or space.

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Associations Unlimited 

The premier source for associations - use this database to locate approximately 460,000 international and U.S. national, regional, state, and local nonprofit membership organizations in all fields, including IRS data on U.S. 501(c) nonprofit organizations. The database is also used to monitor association trends; identify related associations; networking and making professional contacts; marketing to associations, their members and markets.