Welcome to the Society of Manufacturing Engineers!

 We are at the intersection between industry and manufacturing technologies. SME is a professional organization, open to all majors who are interested in advancing their skills to new horizons.sme isu logo

Come for the refreshments and pizza, stay for the professional networking!

We will be meeting bi-weekly in Elings 2306 at 6PM.

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DeeZee Powder Coating Tour

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On September 27th, the Iowa State SME Student Chapter toured Dee Zee’s powder coating facility in Ankeny. Our student chapter was joined on the tour by SME Chapter 80. Dee Zee operates a fully automated powder coating process.

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Flix Brewhouse Tour

SME Chapter 80 met up with ISU Student Chapter S132 tonight for a joint tour of Flix Brewhouse in Des Moines tonight. Several students from the student chapter and several professionals from chapter 80 were treated to an in depth tour of the modern Movie Theater/Brewery and given in-depth information about what it takes to brew a beer along with the processes and technology involved.

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Training and Project Work

Keg Grill Project is reaching completion

Lid for the Keg Grill

Training on the Haas CNC Machine

Making Chips

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Keg Grill Project Work

Last evening SME members Ben Most and Andrew Whitaker put in some work on the keg grill project. The plan is to raffle the grill off at a future date for a fundraiser for the club.

Pictured: Ben Most Applying Finishing Touches to Keg Grill Project


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CNC Training

Advisor Joe Vanstrom led a CNC Training session last Wednesday.


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Facility Tour

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Check out the photos from SME’s joint meeting! The tours went through Boyd Lab and Sukup/Ellings hall.

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SME Technical Certification study group

It seems that nearly everyone at last night’s meeting has elected to study for the SME Technical certification exam.
We are in the of preparing materials and will have study sessions available soon!
Please remember to signup with SME.org/join/ for official membership to take the exams!

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