Membership Benefits

Member benefits include:

Education for Affiliate Staff Members

  • Department research seminars
  • Access to department M.S. theses and Ph.D. dissertations
  • Access to department research reports

Educational Program Development

  • Affiliate quarterly programs
  • Steering committee subcommittees
    • Curriculum and laboratory
    • Department development
    • Program planning
    • Membership
    • Shake table
    • Student affairs

Orange County Infrastructure Report Card Involvement

  • The Affiliates is the lead group, together with the Orange County Branch of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), for preparing the Orange County Infrastructure Report Card

Recognition of Strong Corporate or Agency Commitment to Engineering Education

  • Affiliation with Orange County's only major research university
  • Fosters strong industry and university relationships
  • Distinction of "making a difference" in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) at UC Irvine

Student Recruitment

  • Early contact with top students
  • Student internship program
  • Informal breakfast or lunch meetings with undergraduate and graduate students

Student Support and Education

  • Guidance for student projects
  • Opportunities to speak in classes and at student society meetings
  • Student scholarships
  • Gifts for acquiring and modernizing equipment and laboratory facilities
  • Equipment donation and in-kind support
  • Unrestricted gifts for CEE program enhancements