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Department of Technology

Student Organizations

Below is a list of all the student clubs and organizations related to the Department of Technology at the University of Northern Iowa. For further information about a student club or organization listed below please contact the person listed or call the Maucker Union Student Activities Office at 273-2683. Other student clubs and organizations are listed in the UNI Student Organization and Support Groups Directory.


American Foundry Society

American Foundrymen's Society is dedicated to the advancement of the sciences related to the manufacture and utilization of metal castings through research, education and dissemination of technology.

Advisor: Dr. Scott Giese  (


Association of Technology, Management and Applied Engineering

UNI Student Chapter of ATMAE. The Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering (ATMAE) sets standards for academic program accreditation, personal certification, and professional development for educators and industry professionals involved in integrating technology, leadership and design. ATMAE serves faculty, students, and industry professionals dedicated to solving complex technological problems and developing the competitive technologist and applied engineering workforce.

Advisor: Dr. Jin Zhu  (


Construction Management Club

Construction Management Club promotes professional development, technical awareness and interaction with constructors at regional and national levels.

Advisor: Dr. Junyong Ahn  (


Epsilon Pi Tau

EPT is the Leading International Honor Society for Technology.  Epsilon Pi Tau recognizes academic excellence of students in fields devoted to the study of technology and the preparation of practitioners for the technology professions. 

Advisor:  Dr. Doug Hotek  (


Grafx Club

Graphic Technologies Club (Grafx) gives students the opportunity to experience leadership and management opportunities plus technology information and skills. A source of contact and interaction with graphic communications industry personnel.

Advisor:  Dr. Sara Smith  (


Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers

UNI Chapter of the IEEE (Student Chapter). The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) is an international organization for electrical, computer engineers, computer scientists, electrical/electronics/electro-mechanical engineering technologists and people on the cutting edge of technical society. The IEEE is the largest technical professional society in the world, founded in 1884. A network of working engineers, engineering technologists, students, scientists, and professors.

Advisor:  Dr. Jeff Nie  (


Sigma Lambda Chi – Construction Management Honor Society

Sigma Lambda Chi (Iota III) Honorary Fraternity the fundamental purpose of Sigma Lambda Chi is the recognition of outstanding students in construction. The objectives of Iota III includes: the rendering of service to the field of construction, the development of good relations between academic, industry, and public, and the recognition of outstanding professionals in construction and allied fields.

Advisor: Dr. Shahram VarzaVand  (


Society of Manufacturing Engineers

Society of Manufacturing Engineers advances knowledge about manufacturing engineering and technology, encourages the bridging of academic responsibility with industrial applications and promotes the professional development of its student members.

Advisor:  Dr. Scott Giese  (


Solar Boat Club

UNI Solar Panthers Club's mission is to promote, and inform the public, and the general student body of the University of Northern Iowa about ecologically friendly boating technologies, to promote interest in science, technology, and education, to provide students an opportunity to apply theory to a practical project in a team environment, to acquaint students with a practical educational experience that helps to develop teamwork and inter-disciplinary skills, and to establish a high standard of ethics and competitive sportsmanship.

Advisor:  Sadik Kucuksari  (


Technology Engineering Education Collegiate Association (TEECA)

Technology Education Collegiate Associations promotes professionalism, leadership, scholarship, service and fellowship among students in technology education.

Advisor: Dr. Scott Greenhalgh  (