Department of Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering and Advanced Manufacturing

Society of Plastics Engineers

The Department sponsors a student chapter of the Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE).

What is SPE?

SPE LogoFounded in 1942, the Society of Plastics Engineers has become the recognized medium of communication amongst scientists and engineers engaged in the development, conversion and applications of plastics. It is an international society with a significant number of members residing outside the United States.

As stated in Article I of its Constitution, the objective of the Society is " promote the scientific and engineering knowledge relating to plastics".

National SPE Website(opens in new window)

What does the student chapter do?

The chapter provides students with the opportunity to explore the material, manufacturing, and product aspects of the plastics and composites industry. It provides exposure to and contact with local plastics manufacturing facilities, participation in team projects, and establishment of relationships with industrial, educational, and professional organizations. The student chapter fosters team work and camaraderie amongst its members and provides a framework for professional development.

SPE Officers 2023-2024

President: Paul Maready  

Vice President: Daniel Miramon 

Treasurer: Jesus Cortez  

Secretary: Tejas Shah  

Faculty Advisor: Dylan Sanders

PIeice of Equipment