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Switchgear Sr. Design Engineer
Professor Emeritus of Design
The Pressure Vessels and Piping Division of the ASME was organized as an ASME technical division in 1966 in response to the interest of members to the rapidly changing and expanding technology of pressure boundary containment.
PVPD Mission Statement Provide a forum to the engineering and scientific communities to promote, share and disseminate state-of-the-art pressure technologies, relating to the power, petrochemical and process industries, and sustainable and alternative energies.
Organize conferences to foster the development and exchange of information
Promote high quality technical publications
Provide the basis for development of ASME Codes and Standards
Promote the application of National and International Codes and Standards to enhance public safety
Encourage the development of emerging technologies
Create professional development opportunities for early career and practicing engineers
Interact with international professional organizations
Promote the participation of engineering students in technical paper symposia
Cooperate with ASME Technical Divisions and Local Sections
Develop future Division leaders through training and participation in PVP activities
Diversify conference locations to improve global recognition
Increase participating membership in PVP activities
Increase participation of women and minority engineers
Embrace integrity and ethical conduct
Respect the dignity and culture of all people
Provide a welcoming climate for a diverse global community of students and engineers to foster creativity, innovation, and intellectual growth.
"I must admit that I am still not using all the ASME
facilities to their fullest extent."
— Kamlesh Pande, ASME Member since 1993
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