APM is the only nationally recognized Industrial & Operations Engineering Honor Society. The Georgia Tech engineers who led the initial developmental work of Alpha Pi Mu wanted an organization to provide an inspiration for young students, to provide a common ground on which their outstanding young engineers could exchange ideas, and to provide experiences which could help their future professional development.
The CoE Graduate Student Advisory Committee (GSAC) was formed in September 2002, by the Associate Dean for Graduate Education. It consists of representatives from CoE graduate programs and major graduate student societies. Many of the committee members sit on multiple campus boards. Under the direction of the Coordinator of Graduate Education Programs, the GSAC group meets bi-monthly, to identify and plan activities for graduate students, as well as to address areas of concern. GSAC welcomes any suggestions for new program ideas, action items, etc.
The mission of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society is to “promote the discovery and exchange of knowledge concerning the characteristics of human beings that are applicable to the design of systems and devices of all kinds.”
The Institute of Industrial Engineers strives to provide an awareness of the Industrial and Operations Department and its resources. IIE works to develop an interdepartmental relationship as well as present insight into career opportunities. By maintaining a strong relationship with the IIE National Chapter, an industry network is sustained.
The MECC Consulting Group provides highly analytical, data driven, and business‐minded students the opportunity to engage in hands on projects and ultimately learn whether or not a career in consulting is right for them. With over 50 members in diverse engineering fields, MECC is dedicated to adding impact at local clients through pro‐bono projects, exposing members to prospective employers through networking events, and developing our members through student body meetings.
The Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS) serves the scientific and professional needs of OR/MS students, educators, investigators, scientists, and practitioners. INFORMS serves as a focal point for OR/MS professionals, helping us to communicate with each other.