Student Organizations

The American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) Student Club of Hampton University

The American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) student club provides an opportunity for Chemical Engineering students to meet with other Chemical Engineering majors and obtain information about local and national professional developments. It also provides opportunities for students to attend scientific and technical meetings. The club organizes social and professional activities throughout the academic year. Student club president and advisor sit on the board of the Tidewater Section of the AIChE and the Hampton University Chemical Engineering students are invited to attend various events organized by the Section.

Membership in AIChE is open to all Chemical Engineering majors. The student club of the American Institute of Chemical Engineering (AIChE) is also open to students in other areas, such as other engineering programs, physics, and chemistry.


2017-2018 AIChE Student Club Officers
Faculty Advisor 
PresidentKeshia Capers
Vice PresidentJoyrie Dickerson
SecretaryBaseemah Rucker
TreasurerTerry Atwater
HistorianAutumn Boone
Ms. AIChECydney Christian
Mr. AIChEClaude King



National Society of Black Engineers Student Club of Hampton University

The National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) is dedicated to developing programs that will increase the participation of African-Americans and other ethnic minorities in the field of Engineering and Engineering Technology. It also helps to advance the role of the ethnic minority engineers in professional careers in industry. NSBE members try to give back to their community the expertise gained from their technical disciplines. The Hampton University chapter of the NSBE sponsors many programs that reach out to the community and its members. NSBE activities include programs such as the Pre-College Initiative, study sessions, a seminar series with corporate speakers, and participation at various conferences. Membership in NSBE is open to all engineering students. Associate membership is also available to science majors. More information »



Society of Women Engineers Student Chapter at Hampton University

SWE, founded in 1950, is a not-for-profit educational and service organization. SWE is the driving force that establishes engineering as a highly desirable career aspiration for women. SWE empowers women to succeed and advance in those aspirations and be recognized for their life-changing contributions and achievements as engineers and leaders. The SWE Student Chapter at Hampton University upholds the goals of SWE and organizes events to reach those goals with the objectives to stimulate women to achieve full potential in careers as engineers and leaders; and to demonstrate the value of diversity in engineering.


2017-2018 SWE Student Club Officers
Faculty AdvisorDr. Qiang Le
PresidentMaya Cole
Vice PresidentCydney Christian
SecretaryBaseemah Rucker
TreasurerPatrick Evans
Finance ChairTracy Hampton
Comm. Service ChairAnne Okrah
HistorianJordan Maynard
Mr. SWEChristian Polanco
Miss SWECortlin Eady

Mailing Address:
Chemical Engineering Department
168 Marshall Ave.
Olin Engineering Building 
Hampton University 
Hampton, VA 23668

Phone: 757-727-5288
Fax: 757-727-5189