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In FY16 ASME launched a new strategy and organizational model to provide a framework for the future growth and success. A focus on new technologies and a new vision for global outreach are keys to opening up new opportunities.
Industry needs engineers with the skills to build the Internet of Things.
ASME.org’s editors present their annual list of “Editor’s Picks,” their choices for the best features to appear on the site in 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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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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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.
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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Applications are now being accepted for the 2017-2018 ASME Congressional Fellowship through the ASME Federal Government Fellowship Program.
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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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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
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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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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Artificial intelligence and voice recognition will change how we design everything.
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.
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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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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.
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Wirelessly connected sensors, actuators, and other hardware have already changed global development work—and signs point to bigger changes to come.
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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).
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.
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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.
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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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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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.
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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.
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
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
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.
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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.
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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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.
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
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
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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
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.
The program enables selected ASME members to devote a year to working in government, providing technical advice to policy makers in Congress, the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, and key federal agencies.
August 08, 2016
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Nominations for 10 ASME awards, including the Fluids Engineering Award, the Freeman Scholar Award and the Ralph Coats Roe Medal, are now being accepted. The nomination deadlines fall between Aug. 30 and Sept. 15.
July 11, 2016
Vinyl albums are popular again, but the old record-pressing plants are mostly gone. Can 3D printing help the old-school format get its groove back?
November 21, 2016
Two young innovators—17-year-old Kyle Corrette of Phoenix, Ariz., and 12-year-old Sreyash Sola of Ashburn, Va.—were recently named the grand-prize winners of the Future Engineers Star Trek Replicator Challenge.
August 01, 2016
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This publication follows the phenomenal success of not only the four editions of the Companion Guide to the ASME Boiler & Pressure Vessel Code published by ASME Press, but also two related updated volumes.
August 22, 2016
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By incorporating thin film solar panels into cloth, one company is bringing solar installation into places it couldn’t normally be used.
July 25, 2016
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The creators of three products focused on social impact—a pay-as-you-go system for purchasing liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), a system for monitoring household water usage, and a bioengineered prosthetic socket—were selected as the winners of the ISHOW-USA.
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ASME’s Journal of Thermal Science and Engineering Applications has been selected for inclusion in a Thomson Reuters international database of leading scholarly journals.
During the recent ASME Annual Meeting, the ASME Nominating Committee announced the selection of Charla K. Wise as ASME president-nominee for 2017-2018. Wise has worked for more than 25 years in the aerospace industry.
July 05, 2016
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A Canadian startup has designed an “air-capture plant” that uses fans to strip CO2 out of the atmosphere, thereby reducing levels of this greenhouse gas emission.
June 20, 2016
ASME members always receive up to 25% off base rates with the Avis or Budget discount code and enjoy additional offers like dollars off, a free upgrade, or a free weekend day. Both are industry leaders in vehicle rental services.
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Cleaner vehicles with higher gas mileage are usually made from lighter and more efficient materials. Bruno Barthelemy of Ford Motor Company describes how one of the world’s largest automakers is doing this.
June 13, 2016
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ASME Standards & Certification will issue revised versions of three of its ASME B16 Standards, which have been defining and ensuring piping safety for nearly 100 years. The new versions will be published later this year.
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A small startup developing driverless cars is taking a different approach than most other companies by applying advanced decision-making techniques from the aerospace industry.
This book provides an overview and history of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and describes the fundamental purpose and requirements of the law. Real-world examples are provided along with information on tools and services available to prevent corruption.
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ASME and the ASME Foundation were honored last month for their commitment to science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education by Nasdaq and EverFi.
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