International Mechanical Engineering
Congress & Exposition®

David L. Lawrence Convention Center, Pittsburgh, PA

November 9-15, 2018
November 11-14, 2018

Program - FutureME Mini-Talks & Social Meetup


ASME FutureME Mini-Talks

Presented by the ASME Early Career Engineers Programming Committee
Sunday, November 11, 2018, 4:00 – 5:00PM
David L. Lawrence Convention Center, Pittsburgh, P
4th Floor, rooms: 411 & 412

Held at the2018 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition (IMECE)

Join the ASME FutureME Community for an opportunity to hear from several experienced engineers as they present short and inspirational Mini-Talks. Our presenters will share their personal stories and experiences in career development and the choices they have made throughout their careers to become successful.

The Mini-Talks will focus on technical disciplines related to ASME’s core technologies and enabling applications, like advanced manufacturing, bioengineering, robotics, materials or design engineering. Presenters will discuss subjects such as current trends in these technical industries, skills and training that helped them be successful, and potential career opportunities in these disciplines.

Leila Aboharb

Program Moderator
Leila Aboharb
Mechanical Engineer/Engineering Specialist, STV Inc.

Byron Clayton

Dr. Byron C. Clayton
Chief Executive Officer
Advanced Robotics for Manufacturing (ARM) 

Guha Manogharan

Dr. Guha Manogharan
Assistant Professor, ME Department at Penn State University
Additive Manufacturing

Jessic Isaacs

Dr. Jessica L. Isaacs
Associate, Exponent

Jonathan Jennings

Jonathan D. Jennings
Systems Engineer, Honeywell

Vist the presenters page for details about the presenters and individual talks.

ASME FutureME Social Meetup for Early Career Engineers

Hosted by the ASME Early Career Engineers Programming Committee
Sunday, November 11, 2018, 7:00 – 9:00PM

Bill’s Bar and Burger, 1001 Liberty Avenue at Westin Convention Center

Pittsburgh, PA, 15222, Registration required: $10


Co-located with the 2018 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition (IMECE)

Meet new people ● Join a community of like-minded engineers ● Learn from others in engineering ● Share experiences ● Explore Pittsburgh

Come meet up with the ASME FutureME Community to participate in an extraordinary social experience and expand your network! Meet other early career engineers that have similar interests, network professionally, and make new connections and renew past friendships.

ASME FutureME Social Meetups offer you the rare opportunity to experience the power of social relationships and take the awkwardness out of meeting new people. You will have the opportunity to practice your networking skills through a fun and interactive group activity.

Food and drinks will be provided. Network like a Pro – bring plenty of business cards!