American Association of Engineering Societies (AAES)

AIME leadership annually participates in functions hosted by related engineering groups, such as the NAE Convocation.  It also had a seat on the AAES Board.

AAES logo.png

The American Association of Engineering Societies was a multidisciplinary organization of engineering societies dedicated to advancing the knowledge, understanding, and practice of engineering.  It dissolved in 2020. AAES member societies represented the mainstream of U.S. engineering – engineers in industry, government, and academia.

Vision – Advancing the engineering profession’s impact on the public good.

Mission – To serve as one voice for the U.S. engineering profession.

Awards - Honoring People for their Contributions to Engineering and Society

The American Association of Engineering Societies annually presented the following awards (see links below for new homes of these awards):

The United States now participates in WFEO through the Engineering Societies of America, LLC (ESA). Visit for further information.

AAES and the U.S. Department of Labor (USDOL) developed an Engineering Competency Model (“the model”) to serve as a guide for the development of the engineering workforce. The model outlines the core competencies for advancement and success in the engineering profession.

AAES also published engineering workforce data.