Student organizations allow for extracurricular experience, utilizing and extending skills imparted in computing courses. These groups demonstrate creative computing efforts by channeling the collaborative spirit of UC San Diego.

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Biomedical Engineering Society

Math & Science
Engineering

DESCRIPTION

The Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES) at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) is dedicated to enriching the undergraduate experience for those in the Department of Bioengineering and for those interested in Biomedical Engineering by fostering personal growth and professional development.

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Cognitive Science Student Association

Math & Science

DESCRIPTION

The Cognitive Science Student Association was established to build and maintain a community of students with interest in the multidisciplinary aspects of Cognitive Science. They maintain a strong relationship with UCSD’s prestigious Cognitive Science Department in order to deliver academic opportunities to our members and stay up-to-date with the most cutting edge research of Cognitive Science. They also connect with professional groups in the San Diego area in order to help their members discover the multidisciplinary qualifications that Cognitive Science offers to the professional world.

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Computer Science and Engineering Society

Computer Science
Engineering

DESCRIPTION

The Computer Science and Engineering Society (CSES) aims to form a passionate community of computer scientists and engineers at UC San Diego. From tech talks, to social events, to outreach, they have a diverse set of events and activities that appeal to any computer scientist or engineer.

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CSforeach

Computer Science

DESCRIPTION

CS foreach is a non-profit student organization with the goal of increasing access to Computer Science education throughout San Diego county by initiating efforts to teach in underserved communities and cultivating mentorship between UCSD and K-12 students.

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Data Science Student Society

Computer Science
Math & Science

DESCRIPTION

The Data Science Student Society at UCSD is an interdisciplinary academic organization designed to immerse the community in the diverse and growing facets of Data Science: Machine Learning, Computational Statistics, Data Mining, Visualization, Predictive Analytics, and any new emerging relevant fields of study. With practical hands-on data projects, a professional portfolio-building approach, and fun outreach activities, the Data Science Student Society at UCSD strives to enrich the academic life of the student community by strengthening them for success in their current and future pursuits of Data Science related fields.

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Design at UCSD

Arts & Design

DESCRIPTION

A student-led group of designers focused on UX design, research, and design thinking with an appreciation for all design fields and related disciplines. Their organization is dedicated to three core values: preparing students to enter industry, getting students involved in the design community, and an emphasis on human-centered design.

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Design for America

Arts & Design

DESCRIPTION

Design for America (DFA) is a national organization with that supports chapters from San Diego to New York City. It guides interdisciplinary teams to apply the design process to tackle extraordinary challenges in health, economy, education, and environment. DFA projects fuse collaboration, leadership, and creativity.

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Divergent Engineering

Computer Science
Engineering

DESCRIPTION

Divergent Engineering (divE) began as an Arduino workshop with 6 engineers and a simple objective: teach students how program Arduino microcontroller boards and see what they can do with that knowledge. What started out as a workshop became an incubator that produced a working data logger, persistence of vision wand, a Skittle sorter, and a wall-avoiding robot in a single month.

Divergent Engineering aims to provide a nurturing environment for students to formulate and develop their goals as engineers and scientists; a place to begin accomplishing these goals; and a supportive setting to tinker, learn, challenge, and engineer.

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ECE Undergraduate Student Council

Engineering

DESCRIPTION

The Undergraduate Student Council is the representative of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) undergraduate students at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD). Through networking, programming, leadership, and relevant education, the council strives to effect change within the department and campus at large, building a stronger and longer-lasting community for current and future engineers.

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Game Development Studio

Computer Science
Arts & Design

DESCRIPTION

The Game Development Studio (GDS) is an UCSD student organization dedicated to helping students gain experience in game design through collaborative projects. They are dedicated to working with a number of different platforms such as iPhones, Androids, and PCs. GDS is open to students from all different majors and backgrounds to join the club.

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Society of Women Engineering(SWE)

Engineering

DESCRIPTION

An organization dedicated to promoting women in engineering and science. Everybody is welcome to join, provided that they support women in engineering.

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Society of Undergraduate Mathematics Students(SUMS)

Engineering
Computer Science
Math & Science

DESCRIPTION

SUMS strives to serve UCSD’s mathematics community and department by promoting mathematics and related fields and industries. SUMS hosts talks, technical workshops, professional events, panels, peer advising, and social events in a collaboration among like-minded students, faculty, and staff.

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Triton Engineering Student Council

Engineering

DESCRIPTION

The Triton Engineering Student Council (TESC) exists to promote academic excellence, community involvement, and strong ethical values among the students of the Jacobs School of Engineering. TESC unites the engineering student organizations and sponsors events that benefit all engineering students.

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Triton 3D

Computer Science
Arts & Design

DESCRIPTION

Triton 3D was founded by students with an interest in the applications of additive manufacturing and rapid prototyping. The goal was that in doing so, they could bring together students of all levels of experience that had an interest. From its inception in January 2015, Triton 3D had humble beginnings as a loose aggregate of students who were interested in 3D printing technology, but quickly grew into the school’s premiere source for 3D printing expertise and support.

Today, the organization has several active project teams with professors on cutting edge research, runs regular tutorials on CAD design and 3D printing, and provides technical support and advancement with existing design studios on campus.

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UCSD IEEE

Engineering

DESCRIPTION

IEEE is the world's largest professional association dedicated to advancing technological innovation and excellence for the benefit of humanity.

It is a non-profit organization, is the world’s leading professional association for the advancement of technology. Through its global membership, the IEEE is a leading authority on areas ranging from aerospace systems, computers and telecommunications to biomedical engineering, electric power and consumer electronics among others.

Members rely on the IEEE as a source of technical and professional information, resources and services. To foster an interest in the engineering profession, the IEEE also serves student members in colleges and universities around the world. Other important constituencies include prospective members and organizations that purchase IEEE products and participate in conferences or other IEEE programs.

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UCSD AUVSI

Engineering

DESCRIPTION

The UC San Diego Autonomous Airplane Team designs, builds, tests and flies their own autonomous flying vehicle. They design their system from the ground up, do their own engineering, and fabricate the final product themselves. They find their own sponsors, manage their own resources, and conduct their own public relations. Their test pilots are students or professional volunteers. Student designed. Student built. Student competition.

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Undergraduate Bioinformatics Club

Math & Science

DESCRIPTION

The Undergraduate Bioinformatics Club (UBIC) is an academic student organization at UCSD dedicated to supporting bioinformatics students and students interested in bioinformatics by facilitating access to jobs, internships, and research opportunities; events, programs, and seminars; communication, collaboration, and socialization between bioinformatics students; and more.

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Video Game Development Club

Computer Science
Arts & Design

DESCRIPTION

The Video Game Development Club seeks to bring students who are interested in the process of video game design and development together in a collaborative environment. Students can develop games from start to finish with their peers, and seek feedback and assistance with ideas and projects they may be working on.

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Virtual Reality Club at UCSD

Computer Science
Arts & Design

DESCRIPTION

The Virtual Reality Club at UCSD is a student organization at UC San Diego that connects members with the VR industry through workshops, projects, and networking. Our mission is to foster a multidisciplinary community dedicated to exploring and creating Virtual and Augmented Reality experiences.

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Women in Computing

Computer Science
Engineering

DESCRIPTION

Women in Computing are coders and engineers - both women and men - who support the female presence in computing. They run events, from tech talks to socials, and provide opportunities for female engineers to connect and succeed.

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24fps

Arts & Design

DESCRIPTION

24FPS is a film fluency and production club curated to include individuals interested and motivated about learning about film history, production, and experimentation within the medium. This club aims to give voice and purpose to media makers on campus, encouraging collaboration towards final cinematic projects. Members are given an opportunity to learn from the ground up as independent filmmakers and critics, using their ingenuity, arguments, and peers to establish skills in media. Meetings consist of open forum discussion, project assignments, and networking.

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