Technical Division Pages
|Advanced Energy Systems Division
ASME's Advanced Energy Systems Division was founded in 1964, as the Energetics Division. In 1982, the Division's name was changed to the Advanced Energy Systems Division, reflecting its broader scope.
Organized as one of four divisions within the Society's Energy Resources Board, the Division is concerned with non-conventional or emerging energy conversion processes, both direct and indirect. Emphasis is placed on conversion from chemical and thermal to electrical or mechanical forms of energy. Recent activities have included consideration of transportation energy requirements, thermal discharge disposition, advanced power cycles, pollution impacts and the demands on technology due to the energy crisis.
The ASME Aerospace Division’s objective is to promote the development and dissemination of the mechanical, materials and systems engineering aspects of aircraft, spacecraft and missile design and operation.
|Applied Mechanics Division
Applied Mechanics Division (AMD) strives to foster the intelligent use of mechanics by engineers and to develop this science to serve the needs of the engineering community.
Bioengineering Division (BED) is focused on the application of mechanical engineering knowledge, skills and principles from conception to the design, development, analysis and operation of biomechanical systems.
|Computers & Information In Engineering Division
Computers and Information in Engineering Division (CIE) is a forum for understanding the application of emerging technologies that impact critical engineering issues of representation, product design and product development.
|Design Engineering Division
Design Engineering Division (DED) fosters understanding and research covering the art, science, and application of design engineering to the product realization process including conception, evolution and manufacturing of products.
|Dynamic Systems & Control Division
Dynamic Systems & Control Division (DSCD) evaluates, discusses, analyzes and publishes new technical results; stimulates research and education innovations; enhances research and education in dynamic systems and control; setting directions for the field.
|Electronic & Photonic Packaging Division
Electronic and Photonic Packaging Division (EPPD) objectives are international cooperation, understanding, and promotion of efforts and disciplines in Microelectronics, Photonics, Microwave and Microelectromechanical Systems Packaging Engineering
|Environmental Systems Division
The ASME Environmental Systems Division (ESD) promotes the art, science and practice of engineering in all issues pertaining to the environment.
|Fluid Power Systems & Technology Division
Fluid Power Systems & Technology Division (FPST) is concerned with advancing the design and analysis of fluid power components, such as hydraulic and pneumatic actuators, pumps, motors and modulating components, in various systems and applications.
|Fluids Engineering Division
Fluids Engineering Division (FED) is involved in all areas of fluid mechanics, encompassing both fundamental as well as applications, to all types of devices, processes and machines involving fluid flow.
|Heat Transfer Division
Heat Transfer Division (HTD) objective is to enhance the theory and application of heat transfer in equipment and thermodynamic processes in all fields of mechanical engineering and related technologies.
Dedicated to supporting the international exchange and development of information to improve the design, application, manufacture, operation and maintenance, and environmental impact of all types of gas turbines, turbomachinery and related equipment.
|Information Storage & Processing Systems Division
Information Storage & Processing Systems Division (ISPS) of ASME serves the mechanical engineer engaged in the data storage and information processing systems industries, such as printers, scanners and digital cameras.
|Internal Combustion Engine Division
The Internal Combustion Engine Division (ICED) has been promoting the art and science of mechanical engineering of engines, encouraging and fostering research and development for mobile, marine, rail, generation and stationary applications and summarizing
|Microelectromechanical Engineering Division
MicroElectroMechanical Systems (MEMS) are defined as a miniature device or an array of devices combining electrical, mechanical, optical, chemical and/or biological components fabricated via integrated circuit or other similar manufacturing techniques.
The Management Division is concerned with the management of the engineering process at all its levels.
|Manufacturing Engineering Division
Manufacturing Engineering Division (MED) is concerned with the knowledge base of manufacturing sciences and technology and its applications for improved production performance.
The goal of the Materials Division (MD) is to encourage and foster research and development, and the publication of significant technical information within the scope of the Division.
|Materials and Energy Recovery Division
Materials and Energy Recovery Division (MER) encourages research and development that will advance the practice of sustainable waste management in the U.S. and abroad; and improve processes for maximum recovery of materials and energy from solid wastes.
|Materials Handling Engineering Division
The Materials Handling Engineering Division (MHED) concentrates on systems engineering methods that integrate control technology, information technology, and material transport equipment to provide efficient, safe and economical material handling.
|Noise Control & Acoustics Division
The Noise Control and Acoustics Division (NCAD) objectives are to establish a program within ASME that will encourage, focus and further the development and application of noise control and acoustics principles to all engineering branches.
|Nondestructive Evaluation, Diagnosis, and Prognosis
Nondestructive Evaluation, Diagnosis, & Prognosis Division (NDPD) covers the evaluation of critical system components for material/defect/structure characterization through nondestructive methods, such as ultrasonics, radiography and other techniques.
|Nuclear Engineering Division
The ASME Nuclear Engineering Division (NED) focuses on the design, analysis, development, testing, operation and maintenance of reactor systems and components, nuclear fusion, heat transport, nuclear fuels technology and radioactive waste.
|Ocean, Offshore, and Arctic Engineering Division
The Ocean, Offshore, and Arctic Engineering (OOAE) Division supports engineers, researchers, technical specialists, and students in progressing technological advancement in the fields of ocean, offshore and arctic engineering.
The Petroleum Division (PD) of ASME strives to be the essential resource for mechanical engineers and other technical professionals in the oil and gas industry.
|Pipeline Systems Division
The PSD strives to promote technological progress and international co-operation in the area of Pipeline Systems engineering.
|Plant Engineering & Maintenance Division
Plant Engineering & Maintenance Division (PEMD) serves through our membership byadvancing, disseminating and implementing plant engineering and maintenance knowledge through the continuous improvement of production processes.
The Power Division was organized in 1920, when ASME membership had grown to over 13,000 and it was decided to set up several divisions to better advance related professional activities.
|Pressure Vessels & Piping Division
Pressure Vessels and Piping Division (PVP) of the ASME was organized as an ASME technical division in 1966 in response to the interest of members to the rapidly changing and expanding technology of pressure boundary containment.
|Process Industries Division
Since founding in 1934, PID is a stimulating division of ASME with focus on a practical approach for mechanical engineering applications in diverse and new technologies addressing all phases of design, fabrication, installation, operations, and maintenance - including safety and environmental considerations.
|Rail Transportation Division
Rail Transportation Division (RTD) promotes mechanical engineering applications to railroading and rail rapid transit as well as conventional intercity freight and passenger railroading.
|Safety Engineering & Risk Analysis Division
The Safety Engineering and Risk Analysis Division (SERAD) function is to stimulate interest in and disseminate risk analysis and safety information as applied to the process of mechanical engineering.
|Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems
Our interdisciplinary division brings together diverse experts dedicated to technical advances and applications of smart materials, adaptive structures and intelligent systems. This division has a unique mindset that integrates theoretical, experimental, design, and data analysis within multiple domains and scales. Focal areas include, but not limited to, sensing and actuation, adaptive systems dynamics and controls, active and multi-functional materials, bio-inspired systems, and integrated systems. This foundational work empowers a range of transformative applications from ideation through commercialization in areas such as vibration, wave and noise controls, energy harvesting, structural health monitoring, and deployable and morphing structures. Our emerging field is already having value and impact on a range of sectors such as automotive, aerospace, energy, consumer products, medical technology, and more.
|Solar Energy Division
The ASME Solar Energy Division (SED) was established in 1966 from a group of ASME members interested in the application of solar energy to mechanical engineering systems
Tribology Division (TRIB) is established to serve the members and associate members of the ASME who have designated their interest in the science & technology of Tribology.