American Institute of Mechatronic Engineers

CSU, Chico, has the only accredited mechatronic engineering program in the United States. As there is no national professional organization for mechatronic engineers, CSU, Chico has established the American Institute of Mechatronic Engineers (AIME) for students at CSU, Chico who are interested in mechatronic engineering. The club's website is

What does AIME do?

AIME has regular meetings to discuss issues of interest to its members. It also sponsors a team to compete in the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International Annual Intelligent Ground Vehicle Competition held in Rochester, Michigan.

Intelligent Ground Vehicle Competition Officers 2014-2015
President: Ethan Copitch
Vice President: Sterling Baldwin

Treasurer: Clair Lowden

Programming Lead: Sterling Baldwin

Hardware Lead: Ethan Copitch
Faculty Advisor: Ramesh Varahamurti
AIME Officers 2014-2015
President: Mitchell Mariani
Treasurer: Zimrri Gudino
Secretary: Chris Gutierrez-Lopez
Public Relations: Geoff Leeds
Parts Manager: Ethan Copitch
Webmaster: James Gulart
Faculty Advisor: Ramesh Varahamurti