The Iowa Engineering Society (IES) works to promote the ethics and expertise of Iowa's licensed Professional Engineers.

Formed in 1889, the mission of the Iowa Engineering Society (IES) is to enhance the practice of Professional Engineering through education, leadership development, advocacy and ethical stewardship, while raising public awareness of the critical role Professional Engineers serve in enriching our quality of life.

2018 PE Leadership Institute

The Iowa Engineering Society PE Leadership Institute has completed its fourth year and it just keeps getting better and better.

This program is tailored for the professional engineer with 7-10 years of experience who are looking to advance their careers.

The Institute provides the opportunity to : 1. Dialogue with other key leaders in the engineering community  2. Apply what you learn to enhance your own personal leadership skills  3. Shape the future of the engineering profession in Iowa  4. Use what you have learned to benefit your employer, your profession and your career  5. Explore ways to inspire and motivate those around you.

Participants earned 40 Professional Development Hours.

Members of the PE Leadership Institute receiving their plaques at the Iowa Engineering Conference on May 9, 2018 at the Hilton Garden Inn, Johnston.


Iowa Engineering Society has a NEW website!
We are thrilled to announce that the IES website has been updated to a more dynamic system that will help with the work of keeping our membership connected. With social networking support, simple tools for staying in touch, space for sharing documents and photos and resources to support Chapters and committees, we can use it to communicate among members and highlight great work being done in our industry. In addition, www.iaengr.org is going to be the workhorse that will collect member dues and support event registrations and payments.
We hope you enjoy the new site!

MEMBERS NOTE: See Log-In Information Below:
To login, you will FIRST need to set up a new password. Click on this link to update your Password to something you will remember. Please use the email address that IES should have on file for you. Once updated, you may enter the default Username that was sent to you by email (LastName_FirstName, example: Smith_John) and your new password information in the fields at the top of the page. After logging in for the first time, please go to "My Profile" to review and update any information in under your personal profile. Please make sure to keep your profile information is kept up to date. Please contact the IES office with questions.


Become a Member

Why should you join hundreds of your colleagues as a member of IES?

IES provides numerous personal and professional benefits to our members. 
Here's a just a few reasons to belong: 
• IES opens doors to valuable personal and professional contacts
• IES works to enhance your profession’s public image
• IES gives you free career-advancing information
• IES provides continuing education and career development
• IES is the only professional engineering organization working on your behalf at the Iowa legislature and with state agencies
Please accept our invitation to enjoy the many benefits of membership in the Iowa Engineering Society.

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About IES

In our more than 125-year proud history, IES is pleased to count among our members some of the leading engineer’s in Iowa’s history.

Our professional engineering members have come from all walks of life and from all areas of practice. We have had company presidents and even United States President Herbert Hoover within our ranks. All but a hand full of the Deans of Iowa’s engineering colleges have chosen to belong to this organization. For graduates of Iowa State University, you may know Anson Marston is a past president of IES. We've had congressman and state legislators as members. Other members include prominent educators, industry leaders, construction moguls and founders of some of the leading consulting engineering firms in the country who saw the benefit to belonging to their professional organization.

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