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Safety Engineering & Risk Analysis Division

The Safety Engineering and Risk Analysis Division (SERAD) function is to stimulate interest in and disseminate risk analysis and safety information as applied to the process of mechanical engineering.

Student Activities

2015 SERAD Student Safety Challenge --- NOW OPEN

Annually, SERAD hosts a challenge to college students to submit papers on Safety Engineering and Risk Analysis topics.  The papers are peer reviewed by experts in these areas.  Selected papers will be honored in November 2015 at the SERAD Awards Banquet at ASME’s 2015 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition (IMECE 2015). This year in Houston, TX.

Recognition includes a cash honorariums for:

  • First pace student $700 award and travel/registration funding up to $1000 and sponsoring professor award $600 
  • Second place student award $400 and sponsoring professor award $400
  • Third place student award $200 and sponsoring professor award $200
  • Additional $100 honorable mentions may also be awarded
Important Dates:
  • Submittals due to SERAD by April 1, 2015
  • Papers formally accepted by April 15, 2015
  • SERAD will review, comment, select, and announce winner May 1, 2015
  • SERAD Awards Banquet November 2015
For more information see our flyer 

SERAD 2015 Student Safety Challenge

Congratulations to the 2014 Student Safety Innovation Challenge Winners

1st Place: Crude Truth: Assessing the Associated Risks of Rail, Tanker, and Pipeline Crude Oil Transport by Ashtyn Baldas of Missouri University of Science and Technology

2nd Place: Stochastic Fatigue Life Assessment in Automotive Application by Mahboubeh Yazdanipour of Sahand University of Technology, Tabriz, Iran



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