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Co-Curricular Societies

  1. American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) - IST Chapter
    AIAA is a promising platform that creates awareness and provides incentive for students to participate practically in the area of Aeronautics and Astronautics. The objectives of AIAA- IST Chapter are to assist the students in collaborating with the relevant industry and publish their research works at national and international level. To organize seminars/workshops with other institutions, related to aerospace. AIAA offers students to be a part of the international association in addition to the student chapter at IST, at a nominal fee, wherein the students can get in touch with the top professional around the world in the field of Aeronautics and Astronautics.
  2. American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) – IST Chapter
    ASME and is a global association that promotes the dissemination of education, knowledge and the respective skills required for the research and development for the discipline of engineering. This society is focused on mechanical engineering. ASME has over 110,000 members in more than 150 countries worldwide. As a society different competitions and workshops are hosted so that the students may acquire skills outside the classroom.
  3. Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) – IST Chapter
    Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) is a global association that promotes mechanical engineering and its applications in different industries. IMechE has over 120,000 members in as much as 140 countries worldwide. The student chapter of IMECHE at IST strives to provide students with opportunities to get guidance from top professionals in the relevant industries.
  4. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) - IST Chapter
    IEEE is a non-profit and multi-disciplinary organization with 10 regional setups. Pakistan is part of region 10 and IST affiliates with IEEE Islamabad section. The main objective of this IEEE – IST Chapter is to facilitate and motivate the students of IST towards technology that will enhance their technical and professional skills in the field of Electrical and Electronic Engineering.
  5. Material Advantage Chapter - IST (MAC)
    This society provides an opportunity for the young learners to discover their skills and explore new horizons in Materials Science and Engineering. In order to incorporate these qualities in the students, the society arranges multiple activities through its club such as materials research, seminars, workshops etc.
  6. American Society of Heating, Refrigeration and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) – IST Chapter
    ASHRAE advances the arts and sciences of heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration to serve humanity and promote a sustainable world. Students interested in multiple fields including indoor air quality, building design and operation, and environmental control for food processing and industry usually find a sanctuary under the umbrella of this chapter.
  7. IST Space Society (ISS)
    Space society aims to create awareness amongst the students of IST and other academic institutions of Pakistan about space, astronomy, aeronautics, space communications and environment through practical & engaging activities. It provides students with the knowledge of new research and technology advancements taking place all over the world in the field of space science and technology.
  8. IST Robotics Society
    The objective of IST Robotics Society is to support the development and exchange of scientific knowledge in the fields of robotics and automation. It provides the students a platform to explore and indulge in engineering knowledge and have hands on experience in the field of robotics, automation and artificial intelligence.