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Manufacturing & Processing
Engineering & Industrial Management
The Manufacturing Engineering Division celebrates 100 years in 2020. A number of commemorative activities are planned, including a special anniversary publication, a series of articles in ASME's Mechanical Engineering Magazine, special events at the Manufacturing Science and Engineering Conference in 2021 in Cincinnati, OH.
Celebration Activities in-the-works:
(1) Historical perspective
(2) Forward looking of manufacturing impact to the society
activities including keynotes and technical content (panels/presentations), including
- Public Policy Awareness Panel – IMECE, Portland (November)
- Women in Advanced Manufacturing Forum – MSEC 2021
(3) Engaging the manufacturing engineering community
- IDETC-CIE Student Hackathon (St. Louis, August)
- Scavenger hunt – MSEC 2021
Mechanical Engineer Magazine: MED Centennial - Celebrating the Influence of MED on ____ article series
August: Laine Mears - The influence of the MED on industry neXt
September: Jian Cao - The influence of the MED on Micro-Nano Manufacturing
October: John Sutherland - The influence of MED on Sustainability
November: Mike Molnar - The influence of the MED on the Manufacturing Innovation Institutes
December: Scott Smith (tenatative) - The influence of the MED on the future of manufacturing engineering
MED continues seeking sponsors that would like to support these activities and be recognized as one of the supporters of the Division and the value and importance of manufacturing.
Read a letter of invitation to sponsor. Learn more about the sponsorship opportunities.