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McAllen Society of Automotive Engineers

About This Organization

Abbreviation(s):
Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) at HECM
Purpose:
SAE (Society of Automotive Engineers) is a non-profit educational and scientific organization dedicated to advancing mobility technology to better serve humanity. The HECM student chapter of SAE provides opportunities for students to learn about transportation industry challenges and opportunities, and also offers students the chance to gain real-world design experience by participating in the Formula SAE and Baja design competitions. Students design, construct, test and compete with a small race car with guidance and financial support from both Higher Education Center at McAllen, Texas A&M and industry.
Year Founded:
2020
Membership Dues:
$35 per year
Admits Members:
All Year
Meeting Locations:
HECM

Public Contact Information

Public Contact Name:
Rafael Fox
Public Contact E-mail Address:
rafael.fox@tamu.edu
Public Contact Phone Number:
9562711361

Organization Associations

Academic Department:
Other
Non-Academic Department:
None

Membership

Approximate membership of the organization:
31-50
Membership policies:
  • Our organization accepts undergraduate students as members
  • Our organization membership will be required to meet specific GPR requirements
Weekly time committment required of organization members:
0-3 Hours
Membership intake process:
Open

Events

Community Service Projects:
Once per year
Fundraising Events:
Once per year
Speakers/Lectures:
Once per semester
On-Campus Social Events:
Once per semester
Off-Campus Social Events:
Once per year
Hosting Conferences:
Never
Sponsoring Special Events (Concerts, one-time events, etc.):
Never
New Member Orientation/Training:
Once per semester
Events with Alcohol:
Never
In-State Travel:
Once per year
Domestic US Travel:
Once per year
International Travel:
Never