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The Mars Society’s “University Rover Challenge” leads educational institutions from around the world to build Mars rovers for high-level competition.
Here is a quick run-down of the key points made during four inspirational Mini-Talks given at the recent IMECE. Experienced engineers shared their perspective on topics pertaining to Career Essentials for Lasting Impression.
Job seekers often hear how important a positive attitude is for a successful job search. However, simply acting "cheerful" is not enough. There are several subtle, and not so subtle, ways that employers get a sense of whether you have a positive attitude or not.
January 03, 2017
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John Celli’s career has spanned five decades and has encompassed events from the 1969 Moon landing to the recent development of 3D printed satellites. Here, the 2016 Silicon Valley Engineering Council Hall of Fame inductee describes where the field is headed next.
December 12, 2016
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Get your Professional Development Hours by taking ASME’s Online Assessment Based Courses. Select from nearly 80 topical, short-length eLearning programs covering a wide range of technical and general-interest subjects for engineers at all career levels.
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This award will be given to undergraduate ASME Student Members whose leadership and service qualities have contributed, for more than one year, to the programs and operations of a Student Section of the Society, to his/her department activities and related activities.
December 19, 2016
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K–12 students in the US are challenged to create a digital 3D model of an object that could be used by an astronaut to maintain physical health on a 3-year mission to Mars.
November 07, 2016
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ASME’s Williston Medal is presented annually to the student engineer or recent graduate who authors the best paper in the area of civic service.
November 14, 2016
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The Georgia Tech Research Institute has been working on a system that just might give roads a healthier future.
November 29, 2016
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The course provides an introduction to ASME, its Standards and Certification process. Topics include why we have standards, the process for creating them, who maintains them and how ASME certifies organizations in the application of these Standards.
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Recapping the FutureME Mini-Talks at IDETC/CIE focused on Networking for Success
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A team at the University of Texas has developed a new delivery device and method that could change the way brain tumors are treated.
August 22, 2016
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Instead of a filter, a new air-purifying technology helps allergy sufferers by blowing air over a photoactivatable catalyst to create highly reactive chemicals that destroy VOCs, pollen, and other allergens.
August 15, 2016
To be successful your resume must focus on a specific target job. That general resume, like one size fits all clothing, usually fits no one. When you build a resume focused on your customers’ needs, it will be pulled from the resume databases with greater regularity.
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Presented by ASME code authorities and industry experts, this program comprises multiple courses covering current technologies, codes and standards, as well as key issues relevant to today’s market.
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The ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition (IMECE) next month will feature a special workshop for engineers seeking pointers on using online job search tools to identify potential employment opportunities and mastering the job interview.
October 31, 2016
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Getting buy-in from your teammates at the office may not be as easy as it is with 12-year-olds on a softball field, but it’s still a great way to confirm who will be there at your side when the going gets tough.
October 17, 2016
Athletes who wear prosthetic limbs can have a hard time fitting limbs that perform the precision movements required for their sport. Researchers who study how cyclists and runners move say they have the answer.
This self-paced course prepares technically trained people to design and deploy impact-driven solutions for underserved communities around the world. Completing the course qualifies practicing engineers for one Continuing Education Unit (CEU).
October 03, 2016
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Researchers at Washington University can convert locusts into “biorobotic chemical sensing machines” and steer them toward particular locations by remote control.
Applications are now being accepted for the 2017-2018 ASME Congressional Fellowship through the ASME Federal Government Fellowship Program.
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Come to Houston this fall and learn directly from pipeline experts and ASME Code leaders as they discuss best practice standards and practical approaches to address real-world design and safety issues.
July 18, 2016
In her Williston award-winning paper, Leong Ka Long Karen looks at the way to narrow the gap between current IMO Marine Standard and 2025 Greenhouse Gas Emission Target.
September 06, 2016
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A team at MIT has developed a hydrogel that can sense when medication is needed and deliver it quickly.
August 08, 2016
For several decades, mobile robots have been integral to the development of new robotic systems for new applications, even in non-technical areas. Readers will gain knowledge they can use for engineering developments of mobile robots, in both old and new applications.
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A new additive manufacturing center at Arizona State teams industry with student- and faculty-led research to pioneer 3D printing techniques and troubleshoot printing issues.
There's nothing like an attack of nerves to ruin a job interview. Even if you're confident that you're the best fit for the position, once your nerves hit, your chances of landing the job can crumble.
September 16, 2016
ASME’s new Autumn ’16 eCatalogs — featuring the training courses for engineers and technical professionals the Society will present in North America and Europe this fall — are now available free online.
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How do you program a robot to get around on its own? Researchers at Stanford have created their Jackrabbot, a mini-fridge sized unit equipped with all the unspoken and unconscious rules of the sidewalk.
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ASME student members Brenna Doherty and Emily Sheffield recently served as ASME’s 2016 Washington Internships for Students of Engineering (WISE) interns. During this nine-week summer program, students learn about the interaction of technology and public policy.
August 29, 2016
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When engaging recruiters in your job search, realize there are many nuances to a successful relationship. It is advantageous to know the Good, Better, and Best ways to engage a recruiter and maintain the connection long term.
This Program is open to any ASME Student Section interested in promoting diversity and inclusion within its own section, ASME membership, or the overall engineering community. Awards range from $500 to $3,000 per Student Section.
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Students are invited to present posters of their research and design projects in two competitions—the NSF Student Competition and the ASME International Undergraduate Research and Design Expo. Poster sessions will be held at IMECE 2016, Phoenix, AZ in November.
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Caltech’s engineering design laboratory class recently won a robotic soccer tournament, and learned a lot about teamwork along the way.
August 01, 2016
According to educators, MEs in high demand today will be required to function comfortably in the virtual world and be able to design products and systems from real-time image-based representations.
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Become a Mini-Talk presenter at the 2016 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, Nov. 14, Phoenix, Ariz. Share your career development and engineering expertise with students and early career engineers.
July 25, 2016
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The Arthur L. Williston Medal is presented for the best paper submitted in the annual competition on a subject chosen to challenge the engineering abilities of engineering students in conformance with the annual contest guidelines.
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Employment figures reported for April 2016 remained positive, but shy of the lofty gains made in recent months. How might this impact your hunt heading into summer, as the job market heats up commensurate with the temperature?
A new robot developed at Purdue University promises to let the user have more input into design and parts, while allowing for hand-controlled movement.
July 05, 2016
Walmy Cuello Jimenez, PE, Sr. Technical Professional at Halliburton grew up in a small town in Colombia, where roughly 25 people graduated from high school per year and only 30% went on to college. Walmy had to embrace many challenges to get to where he is today.
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Here are three titles recommended for every mechanical engineer’s bookshelf—books that convey key lessons and principles.
June 27, 2016
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Learn from the pros who write the codes -- with Pressure Vessels, Piping and Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing training events presented by ASME Training & Development, the leader in workforce learning solutions for engineers and technical professionals.
July 11, 2016
Whether you want to gain insight and advice from an experienced engineering professional or you are a more experienced engineer seeking an opportunity to give back, the ASME Mentoring Program might be for you.
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The Ben C. Sparks Medal, recognizes eminent service to mechanical engineering or engineering technology education through outstanding contributions that bring innovative experiences to undergraduate students.
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This inaugural Annual Education Issue of the Journal of Biomechanical Engineering has been created to highlight innovative teaching practices in bioengineering and to help foster excellence in biomechanics education.
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The Georgia Tech Robotarium offers researchers and students anywhere in the world access to a swarm of 20 robots. Its founder sees the Robotarium as a way to democratize access to robotics research.
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To celebrate the launches of BEAM, the first expandable habitat to the International Space Station and AMF, the first commercial 3D printer in space, we challenge K-12 students to think outside the box with 3D printing.
May 02, 2016
In some organizations, management expects employees to simply follow orders, making it uncomfortable, and sometimes costly, to disagree. However, complying with requests you don't agree with can result in a number of consequences.
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