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Fight Climate Change, Build the Wall!

Fight Climate Change, Build the Wall!

A Princeton researcher says a giant wall on the ocean floor could prevent oceans from rising and flooding coastal cities.

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Special Journal Issue to Focus on Robots for Safe Human-Robot Physical Interaction

Special Journal Issue to Focus on Robots for Safe Human-Robot Physical Interaction

The Journal of Mechanisms and Robotics is accepting manuscripts for an issue concentrating on mechanisms and robots for safe human-robot physical interaction. The deadline for authors to submit a paper for the issue is Feb. 28.

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ME Magazine: Startup Suns

ME Magazine: Startup Suns

Nuclear fusion has been the province of big, slow-moving science projects for decades. But the concept is attracting startups that believe they are on the cusp of producing limitless power.

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  • Courses

    New Spring 2019 Learning & Development (L&D) Course Calendar Now Available

    Broaden your technical skills and advance your career with L&D courses ranging from fundamental to advanced levels on the many critical ASME Codes and Standards. New programs will run through June 2019.

    December 01, 2018

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  • IMECE

    Submit Your Presentation Abstract for IMECE

    IMECE plays a significant role in stimulating innovation, fostering collaborations that engage stakeholders and partners from academia, national laboratories, industry, research settings, and funding bodies. Submit by February 25.

    January 14, 2019

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  • Article

    Artificial and 3D-Printed Skin Advances for Robots, Humans

    Artificial skin for robots and prosthetics use sensors and microelectronics to detect multiple stimuli at the same time. 3D printers also print human skin for wounds and replacement.

    January 07, 2019

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  • Conference

    Honors Assembly Highlights the Accomplishments of Leading Engineering Innovators

    ASME paid tribute to the achievements and contributions of nine leaders of the engineering profession at the Honors Assembly, which took place November 12 during IMECE in Pittsburgh, Pa.

    January 14, 2019

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  • Awards

    Two Journal Authors Honored by Applied Mechanics Reviews

    Two contributors to ASME’s Applied Mechanics Reviews journal were recently selected as the recipients of the Lloyd Hamilton Donnell Applied Mechanics Reviews Paper Award for 2018.

    January 14, 2019

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  • Journal

    Special Issue of ASME Journal to Explore Novel Personalized Cardiovascular Medicine

    The ASME Journal of Engineering and Science in Medical Diagnostics and Therapy is currently accepting manuscripts for a special issue that will cover novel and emergent personalized cardiovascular medicine. Submit by March 1.

    December 03, 2018

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  • IMECE

    ASME President Said Jahanmir Discusses ‘the ASME Family’ During the President’s Luncheon at IMECE

    ASME President Said Jahanmir touched on a number of topics at the President’s Luncheon at this year’s International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition (IMECE). During his speech, which took place on Nov. 12 at the Westin Hotel in Pittsburgh, Pa.

    December 03, 2018

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  • Article

    Ice Stripes Could Mean the End of Frost on Airplanes, Cars, Wind Turbines

    Virginia Tech engineers created a material with a simple pattern of elevated stripes that can defrost ice on cars, airplanes, wind turbines and other objects without using excess heat or chemicals.

    December 03, 2018

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  • Conference

    Students Face Off During Lively Robot Football Finals at IMECE 2018

    Fourteen teams of ASME student members from universities around the globe took part in the final round of the 2018 ASME Student Design Competition (SDC), which was held on Nov. 11 at the IMECE 2018 in Pittsburgh, Pa.

    December 03, 2018

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  • Journal

    Special Issue of ASME Journal to Explore Novel Personalized Cardiovascular Medicine

    The ASME Journal of Engineering and Science in Medical Diagnostics and Therapy is currently accepting manuscripts for a special issue that will cover novel and emergent personalized cardiovascular medicine. Submit by March 1.

    December 03, 2018

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  • Courses

    New Fall 2018 Learning & Development (L&D) Course Calendar Now Available

    Broaden your skillset with L&D Courses ranging from fundamental to advanced, offered through December 2018.

    August 13, 2018

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  • News

    ASME’s New President Said Jahanmir Discusses Goals for FY19 at President’s Dinner

    During his inaugural address at the ASME Annual Meeting, ASME’s new President Said Jahanmir discussed his goals for his term, including increasing the number of active members, and motivating staff and volunteers to develop genuine collaboration and partnerships.

    July 23, 2018

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  • AABME

    Engineers Improve Photodynamic Cancer Therapy

    Inspired by a lowly mollusk, engineers have created a thin adhesive strip that could greatly improve the effectiveness and efficiency of photodynamic therapy, a new and promising cancer treatment that has fewer side effects than traditional chemotherapy.

    November 05, 2018

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  • Article

    Racism Runs Deep, Even Against Robots

    Yes, humans can be biased toward robots too based on the color of their mechanical “skin.” A recent study confirmed this and it has real implications for the future of robot design and interaction.

    October 29, 2018

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  • Landmarks

    Plasma Physics Laboratory is Named Latest ASME Mechanical Engineering Heritage Site

    The Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) was recognized for its significance to the advancement of fusion energy and plasma physics research when it was recently designated as an ASME Mechanical Engineering Heritage Site.

    October 29, 2018

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  • Conference

    Nine Engineering Leaders to Be Recognized at the 2018 Honors Assembly

    ASME will pay tribute to the contributions and careers of nine leading engineering innovators during the Honors Assembly at the ASME 2018 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition (IMECE 2018) next month in Pittsburgh, Pa.

    October 29, 2018

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  • E-Fest

    ASME E-Fests Team Introduces ASME EFx Events in India, Sets Two ASME E-Fest Dates for 2019

    ASME’s newest program for engineering students, ASME EFx, kicked off last week with the first in a series of seven events that are scheduled to take place at various universities throughout India over the next several weeks.

    August 20, 2018

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  • Article

    Raspberry Pi’s Eben Upton on Design, Innovation and Persistence

    Eben Upton’s Raspberry Pi board computer has reached 21 million units in shipments and has reinvigorated the maker subculture, spawning drones, robots, industrial automation systems, and even whimsical artistic devices.

    September 17, 2018

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  • Landmarks

    Janney Coupler Named 267th ASME Landmark

    Patented in 1873 by Civil War veteran Eli Janney, the Janney coupler is being recognized for its impact on rail safety and its technological significance. The Janney coupler joined train cars together reliably and firmly, resulting in less slack between the cars.

    October 08, 2018

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  • Journals

    Manuscripts Sought for Special Issue of Journal of Medical Devices

    The ASME Journal of Medical Devices is currently accepting papers for a special issue focusing on the 3D printing of medical devices. Interested in having your manuscript included in the special issue? Submit your paper by Jan. 15, 2019, for publishing next June.

    September 04, 2018

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  • E-Fest

    ASME E-Fests Team Introduces ASME EFx Events in India, Sets Two ASME E-Fest Dates for 2019

    ASME’s newest program for engineering students, ASME EFx, kicked off last week with the first in a series of seven events that are scheduled to take place at various universities throughout India over the next several weeks.

    August 20, 2018

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  • Article

    The Great Ocean Cleanup Begins

    The Great Pacific Garbage Patch is growing at a disgusting rate. Now, a Dutch entrepreneur who previously made headlines with his plans – is ready to launch his clean-up system this year.

    August 13, 2018

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  • INSPIRE

    ASME INSPIRE School Visit Celebrates Students’ STEM Achievements

    For the fourth continuous year, the team behind the ASME INSPIRE program capped another successful school year with a visit to Joseph B. Cavallaro School in Brooklyn, N.Y.

    August 27, 2018

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  • Journals

    ASME’s Position Strengthens Within the Scholarly Publishing Arena

    For a second year, the ASME Journal Program has experienced significant increases in both the total number of citations and its Journal Impact Factor (JIF) rankings.

    August 27, 2018

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  • Conference

    Socially Conscious Hardware Designs Showcased at ISHOW USA

    Eight teams of entrepreneurs presented their hardware-led, socially beneficial inventions in Washington, D.C., earlier this month at the third ASME Innovation Showcase (ISHOW) of the year, ISHOW USA.

    July 30, 2018

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  • Article

    Breathe Easy with a Better Portable Air Monitor

    How much of the brown haze over a city’s skyline is also in living rooms? And what, exactly, is in that haze? A new handheld air quality monitor called c-Air, in early testing now, compares favorably with much more pricey machines.

    August 13, 2018

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  • AABME

    From AABME: Fixing Bones with Spider Silk Composite

    Researchers from the University of Connecticut have fabricated a new biodegradable composite from strands of silk fibroin to replace the metal plates and screws currently used by orthopedists to help repair broken load-bearing bones.

    August 13, 2018

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  • News

    Three ASME Board of Governors Nominees Selected

    The ASME Nominating Committee recently named three new members of the Board of Governors, who will each begin their three-year terms next June.

    August 13, 2018

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  • Conference

    Submit Your Presentation Abstract for IMECE

    IMECE plays a significant role in stimulating innovation from discovery to translational application, fostering collaborations that engage stakeholders and partners from academia, national laboratories, industry, research settings, and funding bodies. Submit by July 23.

    June 11, 2018

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  • AABME

    From AABME: Device Improves Early Detection and Treatment of Cancer

    A new device captures circulating tumor cells (CTCs) in the blood stream, providing a new avenue for early detection of metastatic cancer, as well as opportunities to test the source of the cells or the effectiveness of ongoing treatment.

    July 16, 2018

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  • Article

    Nanosatellite Studies Space Bacteria

    A 23-pound satellite runs experiments with E. coli bacteria, applying different concentrations of antibiotic agents, and determining the lowest level of antibiotic that could deter the growth of bacteria.

    July 16, 2018

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  • Scholarship

    ASME Foundation Announces the Establishment of the Standards & Certification Scholarship

    The ASME Foundation recently announced the launch of a Standards & Certification (S&C) pooled scholarship fund, the establishment of which has been approved by the Council on Standards & Certification.

    May 28, 2018

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  • News

    Public Policy Symposium Highlights Issues Pertaining to U.S. Innovation and Competitiveness

    More than 150 leaders from 45 professional engineering societies, representing more than two million engineers, recently attended the annual Engineering Public Policy Symposium, which convened on April 24 on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C.

    June 18, 2018

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  • AABME

    From AABME: Wearable Device Detects Stroke in Seconds

    A medical device company has developed a portable visor system that uses volumetric impedance phase-shift spectroscopy (VIPS) technology to detect severe strokes within seconds.

    June 11, 2018

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  • Article

    Top 10 Space Missions Set to Explore New Frontiers

    A handful of exciting space missions is helping us better understand the universe, making human landings on planets safer, and feeding the public’s hunger to explore the final frontier. Here are the top 10.

    May 07, 2018

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  • Scholarship

    ASME Foundation Announces the Establishment of the Standards & Certification Scholarship

    The ASME Foundation recently announced the launch of a Standards & Certification (S&C) pooled scholarship fund, the establishment of which has been approved by the Council on Standards & Certification.

    May 28, 2018

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  • Video

    ME Magazine: Modeling and Simulation: Identifying the Engineering Needs

    Computational modeling and simulation is used across industries to design and test products. Among medical device companies, however, its use has been relatively limited…but that could be changing.

    May 07, 2018

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  • AABME

    From AABME: Restoring Sight to Blind Rats

    An organic retinal prosthesis that uses flexible conductive polymers rather than hard silicon electronics successfully restored sight to blind rats, lasted six to 10 months, and functioned without external power sources or wireless receivers.

    May 21, 2018

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