The computing and information disciplines are relatively young. Yet despite their comparative youth, the computing and information disciplines have had an unparalleled effect on almost every aspect of contemporary life. Indeed it is difficult to predict the ultimate place of the computer in our world. It is the express purpose of Upsilon Pi Epsilon (UPE) to promote the computing and information disciplines and to encourage their contribution to the enhancement of knowledge.
was first organized at Texas A&M University, College Station,
Texas, in 1967. The international organization now consists of chapters
in various colleges and universities in North America and overseas. UPE is the first and only, existing international honor society
in the Computing and Information disciplines.
mission of UPE is to recognize academic excellence at both the undergraduate and graduate levels in the Computing and Information
Disciplines. UPE is a member of the Association of College Honor
UPE has received endorsements from the two largest computer organizations
in the world, the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) and
the IEEE Computer Society (IEEE-CS). UPE is also a charter member of The International Federation of Engineering Education Societies (IFEES).