Official ASME Group

Technical & Engineering Communities (TEC)

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Technology Groups

Clean Energy 

Chair: Frank Michell


  1. To be the catalyst for collaboration by engaging groups and individuals in the clean energy generation and storage technologies universe
  2. Go where no one has gone before by identifying synergy in new advanced technologies and traditional generation systems
  3. CETG will provide guidance on our national energy strategy based on sound engineering, economic and technology considerations.


Chair: Kieran Kavanagh

Strategic Objectives of the Group

  1. To be an Ideas Factory looking at digitalization trends & ASME opportunities
  2. To Launch and incubate ASME Initiatives around Digitalization
  3. To serve as an ASME Center of Expertise in Digitalization

Energy Sources and Processing

Chair: Vicki Risinger

Vision- To enable, accelerate and guide successful ASME portfolio of Energy Sources and Processing technical events and content that impact the Oil and Gas market

Mission- To be the global leader in the Oil and Gas markets for technical content and events

Gas Turbine 

Chair: Zolti Spakovszky

Mission- To advance clean, reliable and affordable gas turbine technologies by (1) building a global technical community for knowledge sharing, (2) promoting thought leadership and professional development, and (3) inspiring innovation in emerging fields

Intelligent Manufacturing 

Chair: Stephan Biller

Vision- pioneering the innovation, integration and advancement of Intelligent Manufacturing Technology knowledge and best practices

Mission- Deployment of Intelligent Manufacturing Technology knowledge and practice throughout the Industrial Base


Chair: Ganesh Balasubramanian

Vision-To identify synergistic opportunities and platforms for nanoengineering contribution in advanced technologies and next-generation systems in energy, fluids, mechanics, materials design and manufacturing

Mission- To promote and catalyze the creation of collaborative activities in nanotechnology, nanoengineering and nanoscience within the ASME community across all sectors (divisions, technical groups, research committees)


Chair: Gloria Wiens

Mission/Vision & Purpose- Serve as a Think-Tank to incentivize the creation of a synergy within ASME Robotics Community across all sectors, division and/or technical committees

Space, Exploration and Habitat

Chair: Mina Pelegri

Vision- To position ASME as a premier expert organization in the field of space technologies closely related to the mechanical engineering profession

Mission- To identify opportunities for product and membership development and provide guidance and expert resources to enable opportunity growth inside and outside of ASME