Mission

SHPE changes lives by empowering the Hispanic community to realize its fullest potential and to impact the world through STEM awareness, access, support and development.

Vision

SHPE's vision is a world where Hispanics are highly valued and influential as the leading innovators, scientists, mathematicians and engineers.

SHPE-GMU SPOTLIGHT

SHPE-GMU WINS 1ST PLACE

Congratuations to Sergio Gutierrez (Left) and his team! They won 1st place in the Arlington Data Minining Hackathon

SHPE Received an Excellence Award!

SHPE-GMU was honored at the LatinXcelencia closing ceremony of the Hispanic Heritage Month.

Juan Carlos Canedo at Wakefield HS

Senior Juan Carlos Canedo(Right)volunteered at Wakefield High School to educate young students about science and engineering.


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About SHPE-GMU

The Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE) was founded in Los Angeles, California, in 1974 by agroup of engineers employed by the city of Los Angeles .Their objective was to form a national organization of professional engineers to serve as role models in the Hispanic community. The concept of Networking was the key basis for the organization. The concept of Networking was the key basis for the organization. SHPE quickly established two student chapters to begin the network that would grow to encompass the nation as well as reach countries outside the United States. Today, SHPE enjoys a strong but independent network of professional and student chapters throughout the nation.

2017-2018 Executive Board


Jerry Romero

President
Major: Civil & Infrastructure Engineering
jromero8@gmu.edu

Gia Ha

VP. Internal Affairs
Major: Civil & Infrastructure Engineering
gha@gmu.edu

Roberto Pineda Maldonado

VP. External Affairs
Major:Systems Engineering
pinadam@gmu.edu

Kathleen Peña

Secretary
Major: Civil & Infrastructure Engineering
kpena4@gmu.edu

Mariana Castaneda

Treasurer
Major:Systems Engineering
mcastan2@gmu.edu

Lena Taylor

Marketing Chair
Major: Nursing
ltaylo24@gmu.edu

Kirsten Horn

Academic Chair
Major: Civil & Infrastructure Engineering
khorn5@gmu.edu

Marcela Angulo

Jr. SHPE Chapter Chair
Major: Electrical Engineering
mangulo2@gmu.edu

Huy Dang

Webmaster
Major: Electrical Engineering
hdang8@gmu.edu

Alvaro Veizaga

Internal Support
Major: Mechanical Engineering
Email:aveizag2@gmu.edu

Join SHPE-GMU

Why Join SHPE?

SHPE-GMU focuses on the organization's 5 pillars to benefit chapter members:
Professional Development: We bring guest speakers to you with the purpose of helping you grow in your career path.
Leadership Development: Become an intern! Best way to develop the leader within you, take on chapter duties and responsibilities.
Academic Development: Attend our workshops, come to our study sessions, browse our internships web-section, etc. Plenty of opportunities to succeed!
Chapter Development: Come to our General Body Meetings! Your opportunity to hang out with other fellow chapter members and friends. Food, music and lots of useful info.
Community Outreach: From a JR. SHPE Chapter at high schools to Noche de Ciencias where other SHPE chapters get together to influence young high school students to reach their goals.
**You must be registered with both SHPE-GMU chapter and SHPE National to be considered as member**

Step1: Register with SHPE-GMU Step2: Register with SHPE National