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Sigma Xi - The Scientific Research Honor Society


Stanford University Chapter

Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Honor Society is the world’s largest multidisciplinary honor society for scientists and engineers. The Stanford University chapter works to foster an inclusive culture of interaction between science, technology, and society. We encourage the appreciation of original research, promote ethics and excellence, and support diversity and equity in science and engineering.

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Stanford Sigma Xi is back!

The Stanford chapter of Sigma Xi will relaunch during the 2022-23 academic year after a long period of inactivity. If you're currently a member of Sigma Xi at large, or are a prospective member interested in joining the chapter upon re-activation, please follow the link below to RSVP for our relaunch event to be held on January 19, 2023 at 5:30 PM in the MacKenzie Room in the Jen-Hsun Huang Engineering Center

Our Mission


The Stanford University Chapter of Sigma Xi welcomes Stanford faculty, staff, students, alumni, and community members who share our values and vision. In brief, the pillars of our mission are:

  • Culture: Stanford Sigma Xi is a diverse organization of people dedicated to supporting each other in science and engineering, and to the advancement of knowledge through teaching, research, and service
  • Outreach: Stanford Sigma Xi seeks to enhance the health of the research enterprise, foster integrity in science and engineering, and to promote the public's understanding of science for the purpose of improving the human condition
  • Vision: Stanford Sigma Xi will be recognized globally as an interdisciplinary society which promotes ethics and excellence in scientific and engineering research

The activities of the chapter promote these values by encouraging eligible scientists and engineers to join us in these pursuits and by developing programming that serves the Stanford University community.

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