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Ability and Opportunity

Ability and Opportunity

The NYU Ability Project works on everything from trying to improve how someone in a wheelchair deals with rain to an app to aid those with autism.

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Register for ICONE 2017

Register for ICONE 2017

Join us July 2-6, 2017 in Shanghai, China for the premier global conference for the nuclear industry! This conference is a "must-attend" for anyone who wants to stay technically current and on top of industry trends.

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ME Magazine: Brave New Road

ME Magazine: Brave New Road

Today, engineers are developing the technology for self-driving vehicles. Tomorrow, those autonomous vehicles will reshape our society in unexpected ways.

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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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  • Conference

    Register for Manufacturing Science and Engineering Conference (MSEC2017)

    The 12th Manufacturing Science and Engineering Conference (MSEC2017) coming June 4-8, in Los Angeles, will highlight cutting edge manufacturing research in technical paper, technical presentation, poster, and panel sessions.

    February 21, 2017

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  • MasterClasses

    Two MasterClass Seminars being held at the V&V Symposium, May 1-2, Las Vegas

    This two-day seminar presents the concepts, methods, approaches, and strategies for characterizing and managing uncertainties within the context of model verification and validation (V&V).

    March 06, 2017

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  • Article

    Bomb-Sniffing Spinach

    MIT researchers recently transformed the leaves of spinach plants into sensors that can detect explosives and other dangerous chemicals in the soil and air, and transmit the information to a smartphone.

    January 30, 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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  • News

    ASME Award Recipients Give Back in Support of the ASME Awards Program

    Bruno Schiavello and Weizhong Feng, two recent recipients of prestigious ASME awards, have graciously decided to donate their honoraria to the ASME Awards Program.

    February 21, 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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  • Article

    Lighting Up the Statistics

    A team that includes the Rochester Institute of Technology is testing the effects of e-cigarettes, with particular attention given to the flavoring.

    January 23, 2017

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  • Membership

    ASME Launches Latest Recruitment Drive

    ASME recently kicked off its sixth Referral Drive — the annual campaign that gives Society members the opportunity to earn great prizes while helping ASME expand its membership base.

    December 05, 2016

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  • Book

    Chapter Proposals Sought for Computers and Information in Engineering Research Book Series

    The editorial board for ASME’s Advances in Computers and Information in Engineering Research (ACIER) book series is currently seeking chapter proposals for a second volume of the series, to be issued next year. Proposals of 1-3 pages should be submitted by Feb. 28.

    January 23, 2017

    Submit a proposal

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  • Education

    ASME Enhances Environmental Impact Through EED Education Support Program

    The ASME Environmental Engineering Division (EED) announces the 2017 Environmental Engineering Education Support Program, which awards students, educators and EED members who propose interesting ways to impact environmental education. Proposals Due: Feb. 15.

    January 17, 2017

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  • Article

    Casting a Wide Net

    Drones can be fun, useful, or even make life safer by assisting security efforts. But they can also be dangerous in the wrong hands, which is where one team’s “dronecatcher” comes in.

    January 03, 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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  • News

    ASME Honors Nine Engineering Innovators at IMECE 2016

    The professional achievements of nine distinguished engineers were recognized by ASME at the Honors Assembly, which was held during the recent ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition in Phoenix.

    January 03, 2017

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  • News

    Energy Policy Expert David Sandalow Discusses Key Trends at IMECE Keynote

    Energy and climate policy expert David Sandalow was the speaker at the recent Keynote Event at the ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition (IMECE), where he shared his thoughts on the key technology- and energy-related trends.

    January 03, 2017

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  • Article

    From Seed to Fruit

    There are a lot of technology companies that owe their existence and success to David Blivin, co-founder and managing director of Cottonwood Technology Fund, Los Alamos. He was a speaker at this year’s COMS Conference in Houston.

    December 12, 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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  • News

    K. Keith Roe Discusses ASME’s Future During His Inaugural Presidential Speech

    In his inaugural address earlier this month, ASME’s new president, K. Keith Roe, P.E., expressed his belief that the Society’s new technology-focused strategy would take ASME to new heights of greatness.

    June 27, 2016

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  • Article

    Embracing the Digital Manufacturing Revolution

    Learn from Dr. Dean Bartles, the founding executive director of DMDII and ASME’s technology advisor, how manufacturers can shorten their product development timeline by implementing digital manufacturing.

    November 14, 2016

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  • Jobs Report

    Jobs Rated Report: Best Jobs in Engineering & IT

    Information technology and engineering withstood the job-market impact the Great Recession brought to other industries. Now that the employment landscape has started to improve, IT & Engineering are two of the most lucrative sectors for job seekers in a buyers' market.

    November 07, 2016

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  • ME Magazine

    ME Magazine—Talk to Me

    Artificial intelligence and voice recognition will change how we design everything.

    November 07, 2016

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  • Government

    ASME Government Relations to Host Webinar, "Engineers and Public Policy: A Dynamic Combination," Dec. 7, 12–1pm

    The ASME Federal Government Fellows spend a year in Washington, D.C. providing engineering and technical advice to government policy makers. This webinar will feature two Fellows—one current, one former—who will share their experiences.

    November 14, 2016

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  • Article

    7 Startups Driving Innovation in 3D Printing

    The hype of consumer 3D printing might be fizzling, but the excitement continues to brew for industrial applications. Here are seven innovative startups aspiring to be the next big thing in 3D printing.

    September 12, 2016

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  • Landmark

    Archimedes Screw Pump Redesignated as an ASME Landmark

    The wind-powered Archimedes Screw Pump of the San Francisco Bay, a nearly 200-year old invention that enabled the local production of salt in the San Francisco area, was recently redesignated as an ASME landmark at a ceremony in Hayward, Calif.

    November 14, 2016

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  • Article

    The IoT Improves Lives in Developing Countries

    Wirelessly connected sensors, actuators, and other hardware have already changed global development work—and signs point to bigger changes to come.

    September 12, 2016

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  • Article

    Ashwani Gupta and Lijie Grace Zhang Honored at This Year’s IMECE

    Ashwani K. Gupta, PhD, and Lijie Grace Zhang, PhD, were among the honorees recognized at this year’s annual ASME Honors Assembly, at the ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition (IMECE 2016).

    November 14, 2016

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  • New Faces

    Submit Your Nomination for the New Faces of Engineering Professional and College Edition Programs

    Nominations are now being accepted for New Faces of Engineering Professional and New Faces College Edition. ASME members and student members who would like to nominate themselves or a colleague must do so by Nov. 18.

    October 24, 2016

    Submit a nomination

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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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  • News

    ASME to Offer Special Nuclear Energy Workshop in Argentina

    This November, ASME will hold a Spanish-language nuclear energy workshop in Argentina. The workshop is part of a planned series of nuclear workshops that the Society will schedule in Latin America, including events in Mexico, Brazil and Argentina.

    October 31, 2016

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  • Conference

    IMECE: Highlights from Recent Years—Don’t Miss This Year!

    Wondering what happens at the International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition (IMECE)? Here are some highlights from recent years. Don’t miss this year’s event in Phoenix, Nov. 11–17.

    October 17, 2016

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  • Code Week

    Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code Week

    The Boiler Code Week is a forum for business leaders and policymakers to discuss high profile topics related to the ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code.

    September 12, 2016

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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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  • Landmarks

    England’s Historic Railway Named an Engineering Landmark

    The Liverpool and Manchester Railway (L&MR), the world’s first inter-city railroad, was recently designated as a joint International Historic Civil and Mechanical Engineering Landmark.

    October 10, 2016

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  • Honors

    ASME to Honor Helen Reed with the Kate Gleason Award

    Helen Louise Reed, PhD, PE, professor of aerospace engineering at Texas A&M University, will be recognized by ASME for her engineering accomplishments this November at the Society’s annual Honors Assembly in Phoenix, AZ.

    September 16, 2016

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  • Call for Papers

    Manufacturing Science and Engineering Conference—Call for Papers

    The ASME 2017 Manufacturing Science & Engineering Conference (MSEC), to be held next June in Los Angeles, is a forum for the scholarly exchange of advanced manufacturing research. Abstracts and full-length papers due Nov. 3.

    September 12, 2016

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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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  • Conference

    Register for IMECE

    Join 4,000 attendees, Nov. 11-17 in Phoenix, AZ, at ASME's International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition (IMECE), the world’s largest interdisciplinary mechanical engineering conference.

    September 19, 2016

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  • Landmarks

    Worthington Steam Pump Designated as Latest ASME Landmark

    Last month, the Worthington Direct-Acting Simplex Steam Pumps, which powered the famous ironclad Civil War vessel the USS Monitor, were designated as an ASME Historic Mechanical Engineering Landmark in a ceremony at the Mariners’ Museum and Park in Newport News, Va.

    September 12, 2016

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  • Conference

    Verification and Validation Symposium—Call for Abstracts (due January 27)

    This large-scale symposium dedicated entirely to the emerging field of verification, validation, and uncertainty quantification of computer simulations. Currently accepting abstracts on the formal aspects of V&V.

    October 24, 2016

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  • Article

    Does Competition Drive Innovation?

    With our endless focus on the shiny and new, it’s easy to forget that no technology lasts forever. Examining the birth and death of old technologies, though, can yield new insights into the nature of innovation.

    August 29, 2016

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  • Membership

    FINAL WEEK! Early Renewal Drawing—Win a 3D Printer

    Renew your membership online today and you will receive 4 entries in a drawing to win a Flashforge Finder 3D Printer valued at $499!

    September 26, 2016

    Renew today!

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  • Books

    First Two Wiley-ASME Press Series Titles Issued

    The first two titles published under the co-branded Wiley-ASME Press Series in Mechanical Engineering imprint are now available in digital and print versions.

    August 15, 2016

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