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Deadline for Students to Apply for an ASME Scholarship is March 1

ASME student members who are interested in applying for one of the Society’s more than 100 scholarships — including the new ASME IGTI Gas & Turbomachinery Scholarship — should act quickly. The deadline is March 1.
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IMECE 2019 Abstract Deadline Approaching
Abstracts are now being accepted for the ASME 2019 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition (IMECE 2019) — the world’s largest interdisciplinary mechanical engineering conference. Authors who would like their technical papers to be considered for presentation at IMECE 2019, which will take place from Nov. 8 to 14 at the Calvin L. Rampton Salt Palace Convention Center in Salt Lake City, have until Feb. 25 to submit abstracts.
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Mechanical Engineering Education Leadership Summit to Focus on the Digital Mechanical Engineer
For the past 30 years, the ASME International Mechanical Engineering Education (MEED) Leadership Summit has brought together mechanical engineering and mechanical engineering technology educators with representatives from industry, government and professional societies to focus on issues that will have an impact on the future of engineering education and discuss potential strategies to deal with them. This year’s summit, MEED 2019, will be held from March 20 to 23 at the Renaissance New Orleans Pere Marquette in New Orleans, La.
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Journal of Applied Mechanics Award-Winning Paper Selected and Published Online
The Applied Mechanics Division recently selected Ahmed Elbanna, assistant professor of civil and environmental engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, as the winner of the division’s Journal of Applied Mechanics Award for 2019. Dr. Elbanna’s paper, “On the Role of the Plaque Porous Structure in Mussel Adhesion: Implications for Adhesion Control Using Bulk Patterning,” is now available online on ASME.org.
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ASME Conformity Assessment Videos Now Available on ASME.org
During the past year, ASME Standards & Certification (S&C) has produced eight videos detailing various aspects of the Society’s Conformity Assessment program. The latest video, “Demand The Mark — Here’s Why,” was recently added to the library of S&C videos, which are currently available on ASME.org.
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Engineering for Change Debuts First Engineer-Curated Library of Technologies
Engineering for Change (E4C), an international community of 1.1 million engineers for social good, recently took the wraps off the most comprehensive and codified library of technological solutions designed for resource-constrained communities: The E4C Solutions Library.

Early Device That Advanced Carpet Production Cited For Historic Significance
The device that brought mechanization and speed to fabric tufting, spurring the growth of carpet manufacturing in Georgia, was honored in a special ceremony in Dalton, Ga., on July 31, 2018.

Said Jahanmir named President of The American Society of Mechanical Engineers
Said Jahanmir, a prominent technology innovator and engineering executive with accomplishments across a wide spectrum of disciplines – from heart assist pumps to advanced manufacturing – has been named president of The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME).

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