Official ASME Group

Florida West Coast Section

Welcome to the Florida West Coast Section of ASME! The Florida West Coast Chapter of ASME is committed to furthering the goals of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME).

ASME FWCS Calendar

APRIL 2016

Hydro-Dyne Tour April 12 Tuesday 5:30-7:30PM

Please join AMSE members along with members from Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME) and the American Production and Inventory Control Society (APICS) for a tour of Hydro-Dyne Engineering on April 12th.  Hydro-Dyne is an engineering company that designs and manufactures quality screening and grit removal equipment for municipal and industrial water and wastewater facilities.


5:30 – 6:00 Check-In / Networking
6:00 – 6:10 Welcome / Introductions
6:10 – 6:30 Hydro-Dyne Presentation (Tim Hunt, PE) Senior Engineer
6:30 – 7:20 Plant Tour – Groups of about 10 per guide (no machining or welding while tour is going on)
7:20 – 7:30 Wrap-Up / Adjournment



2016 Engineers Week Banquet reservations are now open!
Please reserve your seat here -

Tampa Bay Engineers Week Banquet

Feb 26, 2016

Reception 4:30-6:30PM
Banquet 6:30-9:00PM

This Engineers Week, the engineering societies of the Tampa Bay area will be hosting the annual Tampa Bay Engineers Week Banquet on Friday, February 26, 2016, at the:

TPepin’s Hospitality Centre 4121 N. 50th Street Tampa, Florida 33610

JUNE 2015

ASME Summer Barbecue Join us for our barbecue party! food, Frisbee, friends and fun!

Saturday, June 6th

USF Riverfront Park East Fletcher Avenue, Tampa 33617 Near the Pavilions

10:00AM – 2:00 PM

Students, parents, teachers and professionals welcome

MAY 2015

Verizon Cellular Antenna Tour

When Wednesday May 27th, 6:30-9:00 PM

Where: Baywood Shores Clubhouse

596 Baywood Drive N

Dunedin, FL 34698


What to expect:

We are inviting industry experts and employers (Project Engineer from Verizon
and a prominent representative from a local Engineering Firm) to this informal
meeting on cellular technology and cell tower engineering / project management.
The location in Dunedin was chosen as a new antenna array is planned to go on a
water-tower across the street.

Sonny's BBQ will be served.

Cost: $10 Pay at Door

6:30-7:30 Informal Networking Time and Small Group Tours

7:30-8:30 Dinner and Technical Discussion

8:30-9:00 Questions and Wrap-Up

APRIL 2015

ASME Mixer

When Tuesday April 21st, 6:00-8:00 PM

Where: Kelly Services Training Facility

5550 West Idlewild Avenue, Suite 101

Tampa, FL 33634-8014


What to expect:

A dozen or more companies will offer brief introductions to their businesses, as well as a helping hand to those interested in obtaining an engineering internship position – either now, or in the future!

Refreshments will be served.

6:00-6:45 Networking Begins

6:45-7:15 Company Presentations

7:15-8:00 Networking Continues

MARCH 2015

ASME Present-A-Bull: Student Papers Night

When: Tuesday March 24, 2015 at 6:00 PM-8:00PM

Where: USF Marshall Center, Rm 2708

4202 East Fowler Avenue

Tampa, FL 33620

Cost: Free: Light snacks and drinks will be provided



Tampa Bay E-Week Banquet

Friday, February 27, 2015

4:30 – 6:30 PM Networking & Exhibition         

7:00 - 9:00 PM Dinner Program & Awards

 A La Carte Event Pavillion             

4050 Dana Shores Dr.             

Tampa, FL 33634 

More info is at


Event: Yuengling Tampa Brewery Tour

When: Friday December 12, 2014, 3-6PM

Where: Yuengling Tampa Brewery

Please join ASHRAE and ASME for a tour and informative discussion of the Yuengling Tampa Brewery.  For additional information and RSVP information, view the flyer in the link below.


Event: Holiday Get-Together and Networking

When: Monday, December 15, 2014 6:30-8:30

Where: Lee Roy Selmon's, 4302 W Boy Scout Blvd, Tampa, FL 33607

Please join your fellow members of the Florida West Coast Section of ASME for a night of networking and holiday cheer!  The holiday season is once again upon us, and it is time for us to get together and celebrate our chosen profession in a relaxing and festive environment.  We are hoping for a great turn-out from both our professional section, AND our student sections at USF and Florida Polytechnic, so this is a great opportunity to share our love of mechanical engineering with the engineers of the future.  Bring your spouse or a friend as well!

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