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  • ASME IPTI---Networking Event


    Students and Early Career professionals are welcome to an evening of networking and a presentation.  It’s only $10 to attend and includes complimentary food and beverages.

  • Unwritten Laws of Ethics and Change in Engineering (2015)

    This new book (103 pages) is based on two popular ASME online self-study courses.  Part 1 covers Ethics For Engineers:Doing the Right Thing When No One is Looking, and Part 2 is on Changing Organizational Culture 

    Practical case studies and real-world examples are included.

    --- Order this new book today! 

    Download sample pages:

  • Accelerate Your Research Results...

     Accelerate your research results with ASME WorkSmart — the powerful online research tool for mechanical engineers. FREE with your ASME membership, WorkSmart brings you validated technical information from authoritative publishers and societies plus critical analytical and search tools for faster knowledge discovery. If you haven’t taken advantage of your member benefit, what are you waiting for?
    Log in at go.asme.org/WorkSmart to see for yourself.

  • 5 Reasons Early Career Engineers Can’t Miss IMECE

    By participating in ASME’s International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition (IMECE), scheduled November 13 – 19 at the Hilton of the Americas and George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston, you will have the opportunity to grow professionally. Register online now and secure your seat.

    Here are just five things you should be prepared to take away from #IMECE2015:

    Here are just five things you should be prepared to take away from #IMECE2015:

    1. Hear about current advancements and future developments from researchers in 20+ mechanical engineering subspecialties.

    2. Stay up-to-date on the latest research and tools you need to advance your career.

    3. Connect one-on-one with peers at a variety of networking events.

    4. Savor that “aha” moment when your next big idea takes shape.

    5. Gain more than 40 hours of face time with leaders in the field.

    Sneak Preview of Conference-Wide Plenary Speakers

    Vice President and General Manager
    Boeing Space Exploration
    Subhendu Ghosh
    Executive Vice President, Global Engineering & Design Tata Technologies Limited
    Hai Wang, PhD
    Professor of Mechanical Engineering
    Stanford University
    Don’t Take Our Word for it—Here Are Some Takeaways from 2014

    ·       Hear what it takes to innovate and develop new technologies in the field of aerospace today from Sikorsky Innovations' Chris Van Buiten, Vice President, Aerospace Engineering.

    ·       Learn from Dr. Kenneth R. Diller how heat-related processes in living tissues may be applied to the design of therapeutic devices.

    ·       Listen to Xerox Corporation's Ursula Burns discuss her views about women in science and leadership.

  • 2-hour Social Experience at IDETC/FutureME Mini-Talks

    Join the ASME Board on Career Development for a 2-hour Social Experience! You will have the opportunity to hear four (4) short, relevant, and inspirational Mini-Talks given in an informal setting by experienced early career engineers sharing their perspective on the dissemination of effective communication.

    In addition to the mini-talks, you can meet up with other engineers that have similar interests, to network professionally, and make new connections with ASME leadership and/or renew past friendships. Bring plenty of business cards for networking and Ice Cream will be served!

    Program Moderator
    Bryony DuPont, Assistant Professor in Mechanical Engineering at Oregon State University

    - Overcoming the Challenges of Effective Communication in the Realm of Interdisciplinary Pursuits
    Paul Egan, Ph.D., Engineering Design and Computing Laboratory, Zurich, Switzerland

    - Collaboration: Building Connections
    Meghann Noonan, Associate Project Engineer, Hasbro, Inc.

    - Building an Online Brand that Works for Your Career
    Douglas L. Van Bossuyt, PhD., Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Colorado School of Mines

    - Pitching Technical Ideas to a Non-Technical Audience
    Steven Hoffenson, AAAS Congressional Science and Engineering Fellow

    Learn more about the IDETC/CIE conference and don’t miss this 2-hour Social Experience! http://bit.ly/IDETC_Mini-Talk

    Other exciting details will be posted on Facebook; so connect with us and learn more!

  • ASME FutureME Video Contest

    ASME FutureME Video Contest Announcement of Winning Videos

    Designed to give working engineers the opportunity to share their career experiences and learn from others in a creative way ASME introduced the FutureME Video Contest.

    The contest was open for submissions from Jan. 1–April 1, 2015. Engineers who earned an engineering degree with professional work experience were encouraged to submit a video as an individual or as a team.

    Contest participants were asked to respond to the following theme, "What I wish I'd known about engineering when I entered the work force."

    We are proud to announce the 3 winning videos;

    1st place winner Irene Garcia wins $1200

    Irene Garcia is a Mechanical and Materials Engineer, working in REPSOL since 1998. She has 15+ years of design experience in pressure vessel and piping. She is a specialist in fabrication and quality control of pressure vessels. Her expertise with the specifications and codes and the application of inspection technics add value to the execution of new projects in REPSOL.

    Since 2007, she attended ASME PVP Conferences, where she was an active member in ASME PVP Materials and Fabrication Committee for 5 years. From 2012, she attends ASME Code Weeks, and she has recently become a Member of the Resource Development Group (BPV VIII).

    She has authored and co-authored several technical papers in ASME and CESOL (Spanish Welding Association). She teaches engineering courses at REPSOL and CESOL.

    2nd place winner Harsh Dilipkumar Vyas wins $600

    Harsh Dilipkumar Vyas works as a design engineer at Tirth Agro Technology Pvt. Ltd, INDIA where he works in product modelling and detailing GD&T.  After completing a degree in Mechanical Engineering with distinction he worked as an operations engineer in the utility department for Nirma Ltd. in Bhavnagar, Gujarat, INDIA. He joined ASME in 2011 as a student serving as a Vice Chair for the first student section established at B.H. Gardi College Of Engineering & Technology in the Saurashtra region of Gujarat, INDIA.  

    3rd place winner Nishant Rajeshkumar Trivedi wins $200

    Mr. Nishant R Trivedi is a Product Design Engineer at India Technology Center, ITT Corporation India Pvt. Ltd., looking for the Live Order Development of API Pump Group projects for the global oil and gas industry market, Customized full Pump package as per customer on site requirements.

    Mr. Trivedi graduated in 2013 from B.H.Gardi College of Engineering and Technology, Rajkot, Gujarat, India with a degree in Mechanical Engineer. He joined Macpower CNC Machines Pvt. Ltd., as a Design Engineer and was responsible for the Design Evolution, Machine modelling, and confirms the new product specification as per the market needs. Mr. Trivedi is an active professional member of ASME. Recently he served as ISHOW supporter for the ASME ISHOW event 2015 in Pune, India. 

    Thanks to all of our participants!
  • New Engineering Coffee-Table Style Book Released

    As a companion book to the permanent exhibit of the same name at ASME’s new headquarters, Engineering the Everyday and the Extraordinary celebrates engineering achievements and their impact on everyday life. The exhibit is made up of 80 rotatable triangular modules, each one telling an engineering story with a brief overview, a strong central image and a patent drawing or illustration, covering nine major domains of engineering. Checkout the sample pages

  • Early Career Engineers @ #IMECE2015

     “Dozens of hot topics.” “Lots of new ideas.” “One great learning experience.” That’s what participants say is the best part of attending ASME’s International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition (IMECE). This year, we will gather November 13 – 19 in Houston, and discuss advances in the field as well as honor historic moments in mechanical engineering.
    For more than 100 years, IMECE has played a significant role in stimulating innovation—across 20+ mechanical engineering disciplines—from basic discovery to translational application. This innovation goes back to the early 1900s, when Willis Carrier presented his paper at the meeting we now know as IMECE on what many scientists consider to be the most significant document on air conditioning. Carrier's invention transformed quality of life around the world and continues to impact how we work today.
    Carrier’s air conditioning paper is just one example of the innovation and interdisciplinary collaboration IMECE is known for. Join the best-of-the-best innovators in mechanical engineering in Houston this November and create history with us.
    You Can Be Part of the Buzz
    • Follow us on Facebook and Twitter.
    Visit www.asmeconferences.org/IMECE2015 for more information and program updates.
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  • Advanced Manufacturing to be the Focus of Conferences

    Over the past several years, ASME has developed a number of initiatives promoting advanced manufacturing, including the Advanced Design and Manufacturing Impact Forum program conducted in in Buffalo, N.Y., and the recent Advanced Manufacturing Fellowship at America Makes. This year, the Society continues this commitment by offering two conferences on the subject: the Additive Manufacturing + 3D Printing–India Conference & Exposition, to be held in April in India, and the North American Additive Manufacturing + 3D Printing (AM3D) Conference and Exposition in Boston this August.

  • Engineers Helping Students – ASME Auxiliary Loans

     College is expensive, and the costs seem to keep going up. Students are exploring more and more ways to fund these ballooning costs for their higher education.

    The ASME Auxiliary’s objective is to provide educational funds in the form of scholarships and/or loans to deserving students seeking a career in Mechanical Engineering. These Funds are available for undergraduate and graduate studies.
    The ASME Auxiliary Student Loan Fund has helped hundreds of  ASME Undergraduate and Graduate student members with very low interest student loans. The fund is sustained by student members repaying the loans after they've graduated-so it is truly engineers helping student members-members helping members. Qualified full-time graduate and undergraduate students in the United States may borrow up to a total of $5,000.

    Please review the application guidelines. You'll find the process quite simple and in recent years, over 90% of the applications have been approved.
    Don’t delay, let us help you reach your goal to graduate as a Mechanical Engineer.

    Go to the ASME Auxiliary Loans page to complete your application today. 
  • ASME Membership Certificate

    You deserve a framed ASME Membership Certificate.  Treat yourself to one today.   An ASME Membership Certificate lets others know you are a member of the most respected professional mechanical engineering organization in the world! Available in three styles, certificates are perfect for display in your office or home. Learn more and order your certificate now: http://go.asme.org/MembershipCertificate