Turbo Expo

Turbomachinery Technical Conference & Exposition

Presented by the ASME International Gas Turbine Institute

Phoenix Convention Center, Phoenix AZ, USA

Conference
June 17-21, 2019

Exhibition
June 18-20, 2019

 
 

Program - Students

 

The Student Advisory Committee (SAC) is a group of students who work to foster student engagement in the IGTI community and improve the Turbo Expo conference every year. Towards this goal, the SAC organizes various sessions and events during the conference, provides opportunities for students to work behind the scenes with leaders in their technical area, and awards travel funds to eligible degree seeking individuals.

SAC Committee Members
Chair: Wisher Paudel, University of Virginia
Vice Chair: Shawn Siroka, Penn State University
Secretary: Samuel Barak, University of Central Florida

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Student Poster Session– Submit abstract by January 31, 2019

One major event organized by the SAC is the Student Poster Competition. Presenting a poster is an excellent opportunity to display research outside of a paper while still contributing to the continuing advancements in the turbomachinery community. To be eligible to present a poster, the presenting author must have completed the research presented on the poster while seeking a degree at a university at an undergraduate (Bachelor's) or graduate level (Master's or PhD). Submit your research and contribute to the continuing conversation on advancements in gas and wind turbine technology. Abstracts are due January 31, 2019 to the webtool located on the TE 2019 website. Be sure to submit the abstract to Track 49 Student Poster.

Student Poster Deadlines
Submission of Poster Abstracts January 31, 2019

Notification of Poster Abstract Acceptance
February 14, 2019

Submission of Poster Draft for Review
March 5, 2019

Author Notification of Acceptance of Revised Poster
April 9, 2019

Congratulations to the winners of the ASME 2018 Turbo Expo Student Poster Competition!

First Place – NOK 4000
Maximilian Passmann, Muenster University of Applied Sciences Muenster, “Focusing Schlieren Visualization of an Idealised Transonic Turbine Tip-Leakage Flow”

Second Place – NOK 1900
Antoine Durocher, McGill University, “Uncertainty Quantification of NO Concentrations in Premixed Methane–Air Flames”

People’s Choice – NOK 500
Philip Erik Buschmann, NTNU, “Intrinsic Modes in an Annular Combustion Chamber”

 

Call for SAC Leadership Positions – Submit Application by May 20, 2019

Student Advisory Committee Vice-Chair
Submit Application by May 20 2019

The Student Advisory Committee is responsible for representing the interests of students who attend TURBO EXPO and serves as a liaison to the IGTI. The Committee will engage students by creating student-oriented programming at TURBO EXPO, such as tutorial sessions and activities that facilitate student interaction and networking with IGTI professionals. The Vice Chair supports the Chair’s activities and represents the Student Advisory Committee if the Chair is unavailable to do so. He or she is responsible for supervising subcommittees, if any are present. Recruit and lead the student liaisons to cover 20+ technical committee. Highly involved in the SAC decision-making process. The Vice Chair succeeds to become Chair the following year. The Chair will lead the Annual Meeting at Turbo Expo as well as all executive committee meetings. He or she will represent and provide an update on the Committee at the ASME Board meeting at Turbo Expo. The Chair can create subcommittees to accomplish tasks he or she deems appropriate. To apply for Vice Chair of the Student Advisory Committee (SAC), please submit a resume or CV with the application via e-mail to the SAC at sac.igti@gmail.com by May 20 2019. You will be notified of the status of your application by June 3, 2019. An election with the full Student Advisory Committee will be held at the Annual Meeting at Turbo Expo (6:00-7:30 pm on Thursday, June 20, 2019). Submit your application today!

Student Advisory Committee Secretary
Submit Application by May 20 2019
The Student Advisory Committee is responsible for representing the interests of students who attend TURBO EXPO and serves as a liaison to the IGTI. The Committee will engage students by creating student-oriented programming at TURBO EXPO, such as tutorial sessions and activities that facilitate student interaction and networking with IGTI professionals. The Secretary is responsible for drafting all formal correspondence for the Student Advisory Committee. He or she will take notes at all meetings and is responsible for distributing the minutes after each meeting. Coordinate monthly SAC meetings. Keep track of action items. Highly involved in the SAC decision-making process. To apply for Secretary of the Student Advisory Committee (SAC), please submit a resume or CV with application via e-mail to the SAC at sac.igti@gmail.com by May 20, 2019. You will be notified of the status of your application by June 3, 2019. An election with the full Student Advisory Committee will be held at the Annual Meeting at Turbo Expo (6:00-7:30 pm on Thursday, June 20, 2019. Submit your application today!

Technical Committee Student Liaison – Submit application by March 1, 2019

The IGTI Student Advisory Committee (SAC) is looking for student liaisons to interact directly with the IGTI technical committees. The student will be expected to serve as a link between the SAC and the leadership of the technical committee to which they are assigned. The potential outcomes of this relationship include, but are not limited to, collaboration for future tutorial sessions at Turbo Expo, communication of ideas and announcements between the SAC and the technical committee, and opportunities for professional development.

Applicants for these positions must be degree seeking students who are or plan to be members of the SAC. The liaison will be expected to communicate directly with the leadership of the technical committee to which they are assigned. Further, the liaison should be in attendance at the 2019 Turbo Expo Conference in Phoenix, AZ USA. Because attendance at Turbo Expo may not be guaranteed, applicants should apply with the intention to attend Turbo Expo 2019. Communication with the SAC leadership team may be requested prior to, during, and following Turbo Expo. The service period will extend from April 1, 2019 to March 31, 2020. Additional expectations may be outlined by the SAC leadership team, but not without input from the liaison.

To apply for a position as a liaison to the IGTI technical committees on behalf of SAC, please submit a resume or CV using the Application for Technical Committee Liaison by March 1, 2019. If several applicants desire to represent the same technical committee, the SAC leadership team will choose representatives based on the contents of this application. You will be notified of the status of your application by March 29, 2019. Download the application NOW.

SAC Sessions at Turbo Expo

The sessions organized by the SAC during the technical conference are focused on professional development and are open to all conference attendees. In previous years, the SAC has curated panel sessions led by community leaders on Turbomachinery Careers and Networking, as well as tutorial sessions titled "Effective Technical Presentations", and "The Art of the Peer Review Process." Details on SAC sponsored sessions for TE 2019 will be available in the advance program published online prior to the conference. Suggestions for Tutorial or Panel Session topics can be emailed to the SAC.

The SAC is also involved in the planning of student-specific events during the conference, such as the Student and Early Career Engineer Mixer. This popular event allows students and make new friends and build their professional network in a casual evening atmosphere.

2019 Turbo Expo Travel Funding

Young Engineer Turbo Expo Participation Award
The ASME IGTI Young Engineer Turbo Expo Participation Award (YETEP) is intended for young engineers at companies, in government service, or engineering undergraduate or graduate students in the gas turbine or related fields to obtain travel funding to attend ASME Turbo Expo to present a paper which they have authored or co-authored. The purpose is to provide a way for more to participate in the annual Turbo Expo. This year up to 20 awards have been made available.

For 2019, ASME IGTI will provide YETEP Award winners with:

  • One Complimentary ASME Turbo Expo Technical Conference Registration
  • Complimentary hotel accommodations (Sunday to Friday)
  • Up to $2,000 toward approved travel expenses

The nominee must have obtained an academic degree (Bachelor, Master, PhD, or equivalent degrees) in an engineering discipline related to turbomachinery within five years from the year of the Turbo Expo that the applicant wishes to attend. The research results the applicant wishes to present at the conference can have been obtained either while pursuing an academic degree, or afterwards (students, professionals or young academics are eligible). The nomination deadline for this award is February 1, 2019Download the Young Engineer Turbo Expo Participation Award Application.

Student Advisory Committee Travel Award (SACTA)
The SAC is pleased to announce that 20 Student Advisory Committee Travel Awards (SACTA), worth up to $2,000 each, have been made available to cover or partially cover student travel expenses to Turbo Expo 2019, with priority given to students who both participate in the conference and actively contribute to the growth of the SAC. Applicants for these awards must be seeking a degree and must be or plan to be members of the SAC. The applicant must agree to participate in the SAC Annual Meeting at Turbo Expo 2019 and willing to help SAC leadership team to review and set-up student posters. Communication with the SAC leadership team may be requested prior to, during, and following Turbo Expo 2019. Students interested in this award must submit the application by March 1, 2019. All applicants will be notified of the decision on their application by March 29, 2019. Download the Student Advisory Committee Travel Award Application.

SACTA Deadlines
Student Advisory Committee Travel Award (SACTA) Applications due March 1, 2019

Technical Committee Student Liaison Subcommittee Applications Due
March 1, 2019

Notification of SACTA Awardees
March 15, 2019

Notification of Technical Committee Student Liaison Positions
March 29, 2019

Student Advisory Committee Executive Committee Position Applications Due
May 21, 2019

Congratulations to the ASME 2018 Turbo Expo SACTA Winners!

  • Valeria Andreoli, Purdue University
  • Amirabas Bakhtiari, Bundeswehr University Munich
  • Christopher Paul Bowen, The Ohio State University
  • James Braun, Purdue University
  • Luisana Calderon, University of Central Florida
  • Andres Curbelo, University of Center Florida
  • Xin Deng, University of Virginia
  • Gen Fu, Virginia Tech
  • Simone Giorgetti, Universit√© Libre de Bruxelles
  • Jee Loong Hee, The University of Nottingham
  • Raghu Veera Manikantachari Kancherla, University of Central Florida
  • Zhe Liu, Purdue University
  • Owen Marcus, University of Central Florida
  • Patrick Neumann, Technical University Berlin
  • Utkudeniz Ozturk, Polytechnic University of Catalonia
  • Nicolas Ulysse Poujol, Ecole Centrale de Lyon
  • Shawn Siroka, Penn State University
  • Nian Wang, Texas A&M University
  • Wenqiang Zhang, Imperial College London

Congratulations to the ASME 2018 Young Engineer Turbo Expo Participant Award (YETEP) Winners!

  • Alireza Ameli, Lappeenrants University of Technology
  • Reid Berdanier, Penn State University
  • Diogo Berta Pitz, University of Surrey
  • Tania Sofia Cacao Ferreira, von Karman Institute/Universite Catholique de Louvain
  • Bogdan Cezar Cernat, von Karman institute for Fluid Dynamics
  • Wyatt Culler, Penn State University
  • Hanna Ek, Georgia Institute of Technology
  • David Gonzalez Guadrado, Purdue University
  • Mohammad Arif Hossain, The Ohio State University
  • Sunghwa Jeung, Ingersoll Rand
  • R. Krishna Chaitanya Kalvakala, University of Illinois at Chicago
  • Kathryn Kirsch, Pennsylvania State University
  • Weihong Li, Tsinghua University
  • Shyang Maw Lim, KTH Royal Institute of Technology
  • Xueliang Lu, Texas A&M University
  • Jomar Mendoza, University of Southern California / UTRC
  • Gladys C. Negtich, University of Oxford
  • Jorge Saavedra, Purdue University Mechanical Engineering Graduate School
  • Prashant Singh, North Carolina State University
  • Charles Stuart, Queen's University Belfast
  • Jonathan Tobias, University of Alabama
  • Cori Watson, University of Virginia
  • Yu Xia, Imperial College London UK

SAC Student Paper Review Initiative – Submit Application by October 15, 2018

2019 Turbo Expo SAC Student Paper Review Initiative – Deadline October 15, 2018
The SAC Student Paper Review Initiative aims to pair a student with a senior member of the community to complete a paper review. We are looking for students who are interested in reviewing a paper for Turbo Expo 2019 and the Journal of Turbomachinery. This is a great opportunity to learn how the review process works, and to work with a leader in the student's preferred field. In order to be eligible for a student reviewer, the following qualifications must be met:

  • General consistency of the background with ASME IGTI / Gas Turbine Segment.
  • At least one paper published at Turbo Expo or ASME Journal.
  • At least two papers published in total.
  • Be a PhD student (highly recommended. Exceptional master students can also apply)

In order to be considered for this initiative, please complete the application by October 15th, 2018.

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