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Order of the Engineer


Order of the Engineer Initiates

Initiates have taken the oath to accept the Obligation of an Engineer voluntarily, pledge to uphold the standards and dignity of the engineering profession and to serve humanity by making the best use of Earth’s precious wealth.


About The Order

The Order of the Engineer was initiated in the United States to foster a spirit of pride and responsibility in the engineering profession, to bridge the gap between training and experience, and to present to the public a visible symbol identifying the engineer. The Order is not a membership organization; there are never any meetings to attend or dues to pay. Instead, the Order fosters a unity of purpose and the honoring of one’s pledge lifelong.


The Engineer’s Ring in the United States is a stainless steel ring, worn on the fifth finger of the working hand by engineers who have accepted the Obligation of an Engineer in a Ring Ceremony.

Link #117 was established at The University of Texas at El Paso College of Engineering in 1990, by past faculty members Charles Turner, Ph.D., Paul Hassler, Ph.D., Hector Lopez, Ph.D.