The ASME Turbo Expo Early Career Engineer Travel Award

ASME Unit: International Gas Turbine Institute

Date Established: 2003

Achievement: The ASME IGTI Executive Committee instituted an award for young engineers in order to facilitate the participation of worthy young professionals to Turbo Expo.

Nomination Deadline: February 1st

Form of Award: The Turbo Expo Early Career Engineer Travel Award is intended for early career engineers working in industry, in government or in academia 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.
  • One Complimentary ASME Turbo Expo Technical Conference Registration
  • Complimentary hotel accommodations (Sunday to Friday)
  • Up to $1,000 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 paper or poster being presented can be research results from work completed either while pursuing an academic degree, or after leaving school and entering the job field. Post-doctoral researchers in academic institutions are eligible so long as they have been in post no longer than five years full time equivalent.

Frequency of Award: Annual

Administrative: ASME International Gas Turbine Institute

Level of Award: Division

Selected By: An award sub-committee of the IGTI Executive Committee

Funding: IGTI’s Operating Fund

Date Modified: 11/1/21

Contact Name: ASME Staff

Contact Email:

Contact Phone: 1-281-493-3491

Download Nomination Form

Congratulations to our 2022 ASME IGTI Turbo Expo Early Career Engineer Travel Award Winners!

Amit Kumar Indian Institute of Technology Bombay
Bogdan Cernat von Karman Institute for Fluid Dynamics
Brian Knisely Carrier Corporation
Brian Connolly Southwest Research Institute
Elissavet Boufidi von Karman Institute for Fluid Dynamics
Eric DeShong Pennsylvania State University
Francesco Crespi University of Seville
Hui Tang University of Bath
Ivan Monge-Concepcion Honeywell Aerospace of Puerto Rico
Jeong-Won Kim Georgia Institute of Technology
Loris Simonassi von Karman Institute for Fluid Dynamics
Manas Madasseri Payyappalli von Karman Institute for Fluid Dynamics
Owen Pryor Southwest Research Institute
Penghao Duan Univresity of Oxford
Richard Hollenbach III Duke University
Shreyas Hegde Pratt & Whitney
Spencer Sperling Honeywell Aerospace
Stavros Vourus Malardalen University
Thomas Kerr Southwest Research Institute

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