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Organizations in the UNT Department of Computer Science and Engineering



IEEE Computer Society strives to introduce students to the professional world of computer science. This organization provides leadership and structure to enable and support interactions relating to technical innovation and the exchange of technical information and services, for the benefit of providers and users of all aspects of computing technologies worldwide. President is David Lowery. Faculty Advisor is David Keathly.



Student Chapter of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) is organized and will be operated exclusively for educational and scientific purposes to promote the following:

  1. An increased knowledge of and greater interest in the science, design, development, construction, languages, management and applications of modern computing.
  2. Greater interest in computing and its applications.
  3. A means of communication between persons having an interest in computing.

President is Quentin Mayo. Faculty advisor is Renee Bryce.



Student Chapter of the Association for Computing Machinery’s Women in Computing (ACM-W) supports, celebrates, and advocates internationally for the full engagement of women in all aspects of the computing field, providing a wide range of programs and services to ACM members and working in the larger community to advance the contributions of technical women.

President is Danielle Gaither. Faculty advisor is Renee Bryce.



The Mission of Upsilon Pi Epsilon (UPE) is to recognize excellence in both graduate and undergraduate studies in the Computer Science and Engineering.

The Association sponsors programs and activities to:

  1. Enable outstanding students to obtain recognition of superior educational achievement in the computer sciences,
  2. Assist in maximizing the personal and professional growth of students in UPE by financially supporting scholarships and other creative endeavors that include discovery, integration and application knowledge,
  3. Establish significant partnerships with other constituencies interested in supporting and promoting high-quality computer science education,
  4. Seek opportunities to expand individual and chapter activities into new environments.


Eta Kappa Nu (HKN) is the international honor society for Electrical and Computer Engineers. Outstanding persons are elected to Eta Kappa Nu primarily from the junior and senior classes of accredited undergraduate programs. Graduate Students and distinguished professional engineers are also eligible. Eligibility, naturally, must depend on marked ability, as evidenced by scholarship, personal character, useful voluntary services, and distinguished accomplishments, all of which indicate that the candidate will be or is a success in his or her profession.

Eta Kappa Nu has a far broader purpose than merely to award a badge of distinction to scholars. As conceived by its founders and as carried forward by its membership during more than two generations, another aim is to assist its members throughout their lives in becoming better professionals as well as better citizens. In turn, it is still another purpose of the organization, that its members be a constructive force, helping fellow members and non-members alike to improve the standards of the profession, the courses of instruction, and the institutions generally where its chapters are established.

Some of the awards and activities include:

  1. Outstanding Electrical Engineering Senior
  2. Outstanding Young Electrical Engineer
  3. Outstanding Professor Award
  4. Outstanding Chapter Award
  5. National Student Leadership Conference

For Society of Women Engineers (SWE), go to http://untswe.weebly.com.
For The Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers at UNT (SHPE), go to http://shpeunt.weebly.com/.


For more Organizations in the College of Engineering, go to http://engineering.unt.edu/ceo/organizations.