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ABOUT US:   The Engineers' Club of Memphis, organized on May 8, 1914, is a nonsectarian, nonpolitical, and nonprofit society whose objectives and purposes are to promote the educational and professional improvement of its members, to advance the field of engineering in its several branches, to make available to the general public technical and scientific information and knowledge, and generally to aid in the solution of public questions involving engineering and scientific problems. In the furtherance of these goals, the Club strives through its various committees to develop and plan ongoing educational programs, seminars, symposiums, professional tours, and other technically oriented meetings, events and projects.

MISSION:   It is the mission of the Engineers' Club to promote the educational, social and professional advancement of its members; to assist community leaders, civic organizations and public agencies by providing advice on and giving support to issues which benefit the Memphis community and to acting as liaison between the Club's many affiliated societies.

MEETINGS:   Weekly luncheon meetings are held on Mondays at the Holiday Inn on Central at University of Memphis. The buffet line opens at 11:30 a.m. The meeting begins at 12:00 noon.


Wade Towles Long time Member - (Lester) Wade Towles - passed away on May 13, 2017. Wade had been a member of the Club since 1989, served on the Board, many committees, and was President in 1997 and 2014. He served as Shelby County Engineer, worked for Continental Engineering and most recently for the City of Bartlett Enginering. Our condolences go out to his wife of over 50 years - Sherrie, and his entire family. He will be sorely missed. Go in peace Wade - our loss is Heaven's gain.

At its' last meeting, the Board of Directors posthumously elevated Wade Towles to Honorary Life Member.

May 2017 Program Chairman: Richard Sweigard, PHD
May 1Dr. Joel Baumgardner
U of M Professor of Biomedical Engineering
Chitosan - a versatile biomaterial for dental/craniofacial and orthopaedic applications PDH
May 8Dr. Chrysanthe Preza
Prof. and Chair of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Computational Imaging for Microscopy PDH
May 15Dr. Claudio Meier
Associate Professor of Civil Engineering
Cottonwood Trees' Influence on the Geomorphology of Gravel Bed Rivers PDH
May 16Board Meeting(with dinner) in the CBU Thomas Center Sabbatini Lounge which is adjacent to the cafeteria.
Gathering time is the regular 5:30 PM.
May 22Dr. Stephanie Ivey
Professor of Civil Engineering
and Associate Dean for Research
New Transportation STEM Academy at East High School
May 29No MeetingMemorial Day

June 2017 Program Chairman: Kevin Eason P.E.
June 5Robert Scoff, P.E.NEPA 70E Electrical Safety in the Workplace PDH
June 12Luke Hall P.G.
Tioga Environmental Consultants
Arkansas Industrial Brownfield Site PDH
June 19Thomas Needham,P.E.Shelby County HUD Resiliency Improvements PDH
June 22Keith Cole, Exec. Dir
Wolf River Conservancy
Intro to the WRC and Wolf River Greenway Trail PDH
June 27Board Meetingat Black & Veatch Office (new location)