Why Write and Publish With ASME?

More than 20,000 authors per year from across all continents share their research with colleagues throughout the world by presenting papers at ASME conferences.  In addition to being a convener, ASME facilitates the publication process by ensuring quality content through a well-recognized peer-review process. The benefits of publication also include:

  • Existence of an archival record
  • Recognition by your peers
  • International exposure of your paper and achievements through distribution in both print and digital formats.
  • Consideration for journal quality publication as well as divisional and society honors and awards
  • Promotion through asme.org and all related media (conference programs, marketing brochures and mailers, etc.)

The Author Guidelines contained within these pages are intended to support you as you embark on this rewarding process of conveying your research via professional publication.


These author instructions contain general information, requirements, guidelines, applicable tools, and necessary forms to assist the user in writing, formatting, and submitting a technical paper for ASME conference publication. Specifically, these instructions provide:

  • Information on Paper and Presentation Types
  • Guidelines for writing the paper
  • Specifications and requirements for formatting and styling the paper
  • Tools for assistance in preparing the paper
  • Information on submitting the paper
  • Forms necessary for publication (copyright transfer form)
  • Other related information