ASME 2012 Gas Turbine India Conference to be Held in Mumbai, India

May 10, 2012

by John Kosowatz Senior Editor,

NEW YORK, May 10, 2012 – The ASME 2012 Gas Turbine India Conference, featuring presentations on the latest methodologies to improve the efficiencies of gas turbines, will be held Dec. 1, at the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay.

Sponsored by the ASME Gas Turbine Chapter of India, the ASME 2012 Gas Turbine India Conference will provide attendees the opportunity to interact with experts in the gas turbine industry.  The Society's International Gas Turbine Institute (IGTI) is supporting the conference, which will cover aerodynamics, thermal technologies, structures and dynamics, and system operations and performance.

Individuals who will be responsible for leadership, organization and arrangements at the ASME 2012 Gas Turbine India Conference are Joseph Machnaim, GE Aviation, Bangalore, India (conference chair); Prof. Seung Jin Song, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea (conference chair – IGTI); Prof. Amboor Madathil Pradeep, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Mumbai, India (technical program chair); Prof. Bhamidi VSS Prasad, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai, India (review chair); and Prof. Howard Hodson, University of Cambridge Whittle Laboratory, Cambridge, UK (review chair - IGTI).

For information on the conference, call IGTI at (1) 404-847-0072 or visit

IGTI, headquartered in Atlanta, Ga., supports the exchange of information focused on improving the design, manufacture, operation and maintenance, and environmental impact of gas turbines, turbo-machinery, and related equipment.

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