NEW YORK, Feb. 22, 2011 – Piyush Sabharwall of Idaho National Laboratory represents the next generation of engineers whose leadership skills and commitment to excellence are helping to improve the world, while inspiring young people to explore careers in engineering.
Sabharwall, 29, is one of 14 New Faces of Engineering, a program that highlights the contributions of America’s newest engineers and showcases technological innovation and achievement in disciplines ranging from energy and infrastructure development to biomedicine and national security. The program coincides with National Engineers Week, which began on Feb. 20.
The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) nominated Sabharwall, who develops high-temperature nuclear technologies for Idaho National Laboratory based in Idaho Falls. He is a member of ASME and the American Nuclear Society. He attended Wilkes University, Oregon State University and the University of Idaho. He earned a Ph.D. in nuclear engineering from the University of Idaho.
ASME helps the global engineering community develop solutions to real world challenges. Founded in 1880 as the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, ASME is a not-for-profit professional organization that enables collaboration, knowledge sharing and skill development across all engineering disciplines, while promoting the vital role of the engineer in society. ASME codes and standards, publications, conferences, continuing education and professional development programs provide a foundation for advancing technical knowledge and a safer world.