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Professional Associations

ABET - Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.
URL: http://www.abet.org/
ABET is a nonprofit, non-governmental organization that accredits college and university programs in the disciplines of applied science, computing, engineering, and engineering technology. ABET accredits over 3,300 programs at more than 680 colleges and universities in 24 countries, including NEIT's MCT program.  [8/16]
ASEE - American Society for Engineering Education
URL: http://www.asee.org/
Founded in 1893, the ASEE is a nonprofit organization of individuals and institutions committed to furthering education in engineering and engineering technology. It accomplishes this mission by promoting excellence in instruction, research, public service, and practice; exercising worldwide leadership; fostering the technological education of society; and providing quality products and services to members.  [8/16]
ASME - The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
URL:  https://www.asme.org
ASME is a not-for-profit membership organization that enables collaboration, knowledge sharing, career enrichment, and skills development across all engineering disciplines.  Check on the Topics section. [8/16]
IIE - Institute of Industrial & Systems Engineers
URL: http://www.iienet2.org/
Industrial and systems engineering is concerned with the design, improvement and installation of integrated systems of people, materials, information, equipment and energy. It draws upon specialized knowledge and skill in the mathematical, physical, and social sciences together with the principles and methods of engineering analysis and design, to specify, predict, and evaluate the results to be obtained from such systems. [8/16]
ISA - International Society of Automation
URL: http://www.isa.org
Mission:  Enable our members, including world-wide subject matter experts, automation suppliers, and end-users, to work together to develop and deliver the highest quality, unbiased automation information, including standards, a access to technical information, professional development resources, and opportunities to network with other automation professionals. [8/16]

Topics and Issues

The Engineering Toolbox
URL: http://www.engineeringtoolbox.com/
Resources, tools and basic information for engineering and design of technical applications. [8/16]
How Stuff Works: Science, Engineering
URL: http://science.howstuffworks.com/engineering-channel.htm
Click on Materials Science and explore how the use of natural and manmade materials further technology. [8/16]
MEADinfo
URL: http://www.meadinfo.org
An information portal to tools, tutorials, and a knowledge base  for mechanical engineers  maintained by a team of enthusiastic mechanical engineers. [8/16]
Mechanical E-Book
URL: http://www.mechanicalebook.com
An online exclusive reference for mechanical engineering industry which has questions & answers on several topics from Fusion Welding to Jet Engine. Additionally there are charts which you can take print out, formula and calculators, technical definitions, videos on advance topics and to test your knowledge an engineering quiz.  [8/16]

Patents

Findlaw: Patents
URL: http://smallbusiness.findlaw.com/intellectual-property/patents.html
Basic information and explanations of types of patents, how to obtain and enforce, plus more resources. [8/16]
Google Patents
URL: https://patents.google.com/
Search and read the full text of patents from around the world[8/16]  
Patents.com
URL: http://www.patents.com/ 
"At Patents you can conduct a Patent Search, File a Patent Application, find a Patent Attorney, or search available technology through our Patent Exchange. " [8/16]
USPTO: United States Patent and Trademark Office
URL: http://www.uspto.gov/patents/ 
The federal agency for granting U.S. patents and registering trademarks.
The USPTO advises the president of the United States, the secretary of commerce, and U.S. government agencies on intellectual property (IP) policy, protection, and enforcement; and promotes the stronger and more effective IP protection around
the world. [8/16]                          

Last updated 20141010/ CW