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Career Center: What Happened to the American Dream?

Career Center: What Happened to the American Dream?

Excellence is the new definition of "qualified" in the American workplace. This redefinitions a societal shift that is as profound and permanent as our nation’s transition from an agrarian to an industrial society.

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Congratulations Mars Medical Challenge Winners!

Congratulations Mars Medical Challenge Winners!

Congratulations to the winners of the Mars Medical Challenge, who successfully created digital 3D models of objects that could be used by astronauts to maintain physical health on a 3-year mission to Mars.

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New Artificial Turf Designs Improve Player Safety

New Artificial Turf Designs Improve Player Safety

Recent advances in artificial turf technology have made youth sports safer and have led to better played games.

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  • Training

    Get Your Free ASME Training eCatalog “Flipbook” for Spring 2017

    Browse ASME’s new Spring ’17 eCatalog featuring training courses for engineers and technical professionals presented in the United States or Europe this Spring. Check out the ASME Spring 2017 Training eCatalog “flipbooks” for North America! or Europe!

    April 17, 2017

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  • News

    ASME Members Selected as New Faces of Engineering Winners

    ASME member Emily Worinkeng and student member Meredith Burke were among the 21 engineers and engineering students who were selected as the 2017 class of the New Faces of Engineering program.

    April 17, 2018

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  • Article

    Where to Build Microhydro

    To make microhydro work, engineers need to be able to predict a wide range of conditions in advance. A team at Oregon State University is making this possible.

    March 13, 2017

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  • News

    Students Convene in Las Vegas for E-Fest West

    After a successful launch earlier this month in India, ASME’s Engineering Festival (E-Fest) program has begun engaging engineering students in the United States. More than 500 students recently came together at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas for E-Fest West.

    April 03, 2017

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  • FutureME

    FutureME Mini-Talk: Video: Making a Gigaton of Difference

    Early career engineers are challenged to be able to quickly make a contribution and become leaders in their area of expertise. Deviating from that known path is always uncomfortable, however, doing so allows you to make significant contributions.

    April 17, 2017

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  • E-Fest

    E-Fest Program Kicks Off with Asia Pacific Event

    Upwards of 800 student engineers from across India gathered in the northern city of Jaipur to compete, to learn from accomplished professionals, to network with both peers and industry representatives, and to party at ASME’s inaugural E-Fest held March 3-5.

    March 13, 2017

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  • Free Webinar

    Free Webinar: ASME PTC 46 Overall Plant Performance – Key Changes

    Register for a free webinar on ASME PTC 46-2015 Code scheduled for Thursday, April 27, 2017 at 2:00 PM. Learn the latest revisions of this Code which includes updates to instrumentation technology, more in-depth information for each type of instrument, and more.

    March 20, 2017

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  • FutureME

    Video: Taking Ownership as a New Engineer

    Taking ownership of your project is essential for success as an engineer. However, many things may complicate this task. For new engineers, these complications could be adjusting to new roles as well as to one’s place in a larger organization.

    March 20, 2017

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  • Career Center

    CAREER CENTER: Refresh Your Attitude at Work

    Bad moods are not considerate. They can come at the start of your day or even a few minutes before a big presentation. Follow the tips to below to combat bad moods, reverse your attitude and recharge for the work day.

    March 20, 2017

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  • Article

    Bike Helmet Design Shifts Gears

    The bike helmet has evolved over the years from an item used by serious cyclists to something you see practically everywhere. But a number of complaints have come with this bulky safety gear. They may soon be remedied.

    February 21, 2017

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  • ISHOW

    ISHOW 2017 Kicks Off

    The 2017 ASME Innovation Showcase (ISHOW) has begun, with events scheduled for India, Kenya and the U.S. These competitions focus on hardware-led innovations that make a positive social, economic or environmental impact in underserved communities throughout the world.

    February 13, 2017

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  • MasterClasses

    ASME Pressure Vessels and Piping (PVP) MasterClass Series, Denver, CO from April 3-7, 2017

    This Program comprises a variety of courses on the practical applications of current technologies and standards that establish rules of safety governing the design, fabrication and inspection of pressure vessels, piping, and pipeline systems.

    February 06, 2017

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  • Article

    DNA Data Storage

    Using the latest in DNA sequencing technology, researchers at the University of Washington have begun coding with human genetic material. Now they just need to bring the price down.

    January 23, 2017

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  • Video

    ME Today: Video: Defining Disrupting and Changing Technologies through Codes and Standards

    Dan Comperchio, P.E., Senior Engineer at Willdan Energy Solutions addresses the growth, innovation and challenges in the development of codes and standards, and the importance of early career engineers engaging in the process.

    January 23, 2017

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  • Article

    E-Fest: Career stepping stones beyond the classroom

    ASME encourages students to enhance their skills and grow their knowledge and experience through E-Fests, which includes ASME’s design competitions, networking and practical career guidance.

    February 06, 2017

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  • Award

    Outstanding Student Section Advisor Award

    Nominations are being accepted for the Outstanding Student Section Advisor Award, which recognizes the leadership and service qualities of a Student Section Advisor who has completed at least 3 academic years in this role prior to nomination for the award.

    January 17, 2017

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  • Courses

    BPV, GDT, Nuclear, Piping and Pipelines Courses in Houston, Feb 13-17

    ASME Training and Development provides premier training on Boilers & Pressure Vessels (BPV), Piping and Pipeline Systems (B31), and many other critical ASME Codes and Standards. Code Courses are taught by the same technical experts who serve on our code Committees.

    January 23, 2017

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  • Career Center

    Career Center: The DELI System of Finding Career Success

    When it comes to cataloging and prioritizing the forces and factors that will provide lasting career satisfaction, most of us are pretty clueless. Find out how DELIs – Deeply-embedded Life Interests can help determine the kinds of activities satisfy and gratify us.

    January 23, 2017

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  • Article

    Mars on Their Minds

    The Mars Society’s “University Rover Challenge” leads educational institutions from around the world to build Mars rovers for high-level competition.

    January 03, 2017

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  • Mini-Talks

    Key Points Delivered at the FutureME Mini-Talks @IMECE 2016

    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.

    January 03, 2017

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  • Career Center

    CAREER CENTER: How Do Employers Judge Attitude?

    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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  • Article

    John Celli: Witness to Engineering History

    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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  • Courses

    Need PDHs?

    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.

    December 12, 2016

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  • Award

    Charles T. Main Student Leadership Award – Nominations due March 1

    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 Challenge

    Future Engineers New Challenge—Mars Medical

    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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  • Award

    Papers being accepted for 2017 Williston Award: Topic “Autonomous Systems: Friend or Foe?”

    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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  • Article

    Where the Robot Meets the Road

    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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  • Course

    ASME Standards & Certification

    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.

    November 14, 2016

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  • FutureME

    Key Points Delivered at the FutureME Mini-Talks at IDETC/CIE 2016

    Recapping the FutureME Mini-Talks at IDETC/CIE focused on Networking for Success

    November 29, 2016

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  • Article

    Spreading Out Against Brain Tumors

    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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  • Article

    A New Way to Clean the Air

    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

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  • Career Center

    Career Center: How To Supercharge Your Resume

    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.

    November 14, 2016

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  • MasterClasses

    Pressure Technology and Standards MasterClass Series

    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.

    November 07, 2016

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  • Workshop

    IMECE Workshop to Offer Tips on the Engineering Job Hunt

    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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  • Career Center

    Career Center: A Softball Coach’s Lesson on Managing

    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

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  • Article

    Precise Prosthetics for Elite Athletes

    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.

    October 17, 2016

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  • Global Impact

    E4C: Introduction to Engineering for Global Development

    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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  • Article

    Sniffing Out Danger

    Researchers at Washington University can convert locusts into “biorobotic chemical sensing machines” and steer them toward particular locations by remote control.

    October 03, 2016

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  • Fellowship

    Apply for a 2017-2018 ASME Congressional Fellowship

    Applications are now being accepted for the 2017-2018 ASME Congressional Fellowship through the ASME Federal Government Fellowship Program.

    December 12, 2016

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    Hear from 2016 Fellows

  • Training

    Pipeline Training Week—Oct.31–Nov.4, 2016, Houston

    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

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  • ME Today

    ME Today: 2016 Williston Award Paper: Fuel Choice Regulation

    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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  • Article

    Science Gels with Healthcare

    A team at MIT has developed a hydrogel that can sense when medication is needed and deliver it quickly.

    August 08, 2016

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  • Book

    Designs and Prototypes of Mobile Robots

    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.

    September 06, 2016

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