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AEI Membership

  • AEI is the only organization that brings together architectural, structural, mechanical, and electrical engineers and the architectural community to find new ways to make buildings safer.  

  • AEI-Only Membership

    You don't have to be a member of ASCE to join AEI. AEI only membership is available for only $120 per year. 

    AEI offers many benefits including The Journal of Architectural Engineering, The Team newsletter, professional conferences, professional project awards, student competitions, continuing education, technical publications, webinars, local professional chapters, student chapters, and networking.  

    Membership Highlights

    • Interactive opportunities to learn about integrated building design and construction solutions
    • Advance building design and construction solutions by participating in an AEI Build technical community
    • Gain leadership experience through active programs and committee participation
    • Connection with NextGen professionals, future leaders, and innovators at the forefront of architectural engineering virtually via AEI Collaborate and at the biennial AEI Conferences and AEI Forums
    • Engage with academics to learn and influence the AE research agenda
    • Advance your career through PE Architectural Engineering professional licensure
    • AE PE Exam study guide book and (New in 2021) exam prep webinar courses
    • The Team, AEI's bi-monthly newsletter, distributed only in electronic format to AEI members
    • Discounts on AEI publications and conferences

    Join as an AEI-only member

    Renew as an AEI-only member

    ASCE/AEI Membership

    As an ASCE member, you have the opportunity to join one Institute at no additional cost or add a second Institute for just $30 per year. Benefits include:

    Join ASCE/AEI Remember to select AEI as your primary Institute!

    ASCE/AEI Student Membership

    Take advantage of AEI’s many networking opportunities to land that dream job! The AEI National Student Organization's mission is:

    • To unite student chapters and enable them to learn from each other
    •  To pursue further education in shared academic interests 
    • To provide a united student voice within the Architectural Engineering Institute

    AEI offers discounts for students and a 3-year sliding scale for new graduates.  Student Sliding Scale:

    • Year of Baccalaureate graduation & first year after: $0
    • 2nd year: $50
    • 3rd and subsequent years: $120

    See what the AEI Student Chapters are doing. Catch up on chapter activities in the AEI National Student Magazine.

    * Membership is open only to students currently enrolled in an ABET/EAC or NAAB accredited program in architecture, engineering, or other related fields with an interest in the Institute's focus.

    * ASCE membership includes one complementary institute membership, please select AEI as your primary institute.  

    Join ASCE/AEI as a Student For Free

    AEI Organizational Membership

    Join AEI for Organizational membership is available to private companies, federal agencies, and universities around the globe who are a part of the building community. Corporate membership is a unique opportunity not only to support the professional development of your employees but also to enhance your company's connection with others in the field.

    • Supporting Organizational Member: $1,250
    • Sustaining Organizational Member: $2,500

    Join AEI as an Organizational Member


    Membership dues prices are for the calendar year (January 1–December 31). Annual membership dues must be paid prior to admission or reinstatement of membership, and to maintain membership in the Society. ASCE offers discounts for international members and a 5-year sliding scale for new graduates.

  • AEI Fellows

    AEI Fellows occupy the Institute's highest membership grade.

  • AEI Sustaining Organizational Member

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