The Pacific SouthWest Section (PSW) is a division of the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE), a nonprofit organization of individuals, institutions, and companies dedicated to improving all aspects of engineering education.

PSW is one of the three sections of Zone 4 that covers the following states:


PSW Bylaw Objectives

  • The purpose of the Section shall be the promotion of the aims and objectives of the ASEE as stated in the ASEE Constitution and Bylaws.
  • The Section shall concern itself with all ASEE affairs taking place within the area prescribed by ASEE as the Pacific Southwest Section.
  • Among the objectives are the promotion of the highest ideals in the conduct of engineering education, with respect to administration, curriculum, and teaching, and maintenance of the highest professional standards among its members.
  • The Section is committed to promoting the inclusion of individuals from diverse backgrounds and experiences to embrace varied ideas in the professions of engineering and
    engineering technology.
  • The Pacific Southwest Section recognizes the strength of diversity in promoting creativity and innovation of new ideas and perspectives critical to ensuring excellence
    in engineering.

Universities in PSW Section

  • Arizona State University
  • Arizona State University, Polytechnic campus
  • California Maritime Academy
  • California Polytechnic State University , San Luis Obispo
  • California State Polytechnic University , Pomona
  • California State University, Bakersfield
  • California State University, Channel Islands
  • California State University, Chico
  • California State University, Dominguez Hills
  • California State University, East Bay
  • California State University, Fresno
  • California State University, Fullerton
  • California State University, Long Beach
  • California State University, Los Angeles
  • California State University, Monterey Bay
  • California State University, Northridge
  • California State University, Sacramento
  • California State University, San Bernardino
  • California State University, San Marcos
  • California State University, Stanislaus
  • DeVry University, Phoenix
  • Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
  • Harvey Mudd College
  • Humboldt State University
  • Loyola Marymount University
  • Naval Postgraduate School
  • Northern Arizona University
  • Santa Clara University
  • San Diego State University
  • San Francisco State University
  • Sonoma State University¬†¬†
  • Stanford University
  • University of Arizona
  • University of California-Berkeley
  • University of California , Davis
  • University of California-Irvine
  • University of California -Los Angeles
  • University of California-San Diego
  • University Of California-Santa Barbara
  • University of Hawaii-Manoa
  • University of the Pacific
  • University of Nevada-Las Vegas
  • University of Nevada-Reno
  • University of San Diego
  • University of Southern California