This issue focuses on ASME’s Career Resources which provide members with valuable benefits to enhance their professional careers over a lifetime.
The ASME 2011 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems will be held September 18 – September 21, 2011 in exotic Scottsdale, Arizona. This conference provides a casual setting for formal and informal interactions between a broad range of experts in diverse fields. A guest symposium on sustainability will offer opportunities for building new, multidisciplinary collaborative teams that bridge current research thrusts with this vital and emerging sphere. Continue reading
As you’re probably already aware, ASME.org was re-launched in March with a bold, clean and lively new design. What you may not know, however, is that the overhaul consisted of much more than simply applying a fresh layout to the website. So it may be time for you to take another look at ASME.org and take a test drive of the site’s new features and capabilities. Continue reading
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.
A contestant must be an ASME Student Member or Member who received a baccalaureate degree not more than two years before the deadline date for submission of papers.
2012 Topic: How does the Natural Disaster in Japan Affect the Future of Power Generation? Continue reading
Nominations for two New Faces programs are due to the Foundation by Friday, November 18, 2011.
An overview of the nomination procedures for each program is provided below. A timeline is also attached. Continue reading
The Engineering Income and Salary Survey: The only real-time mechanical engineering compensation survey in the U.S.
ASME is conducting a comprehensive online salary survey, updated daily, as part of the ASME Career Center. Continue reading
Elevators and Escalators
ASME’s Codes and Standards have earned a worldwide reputation for safety. The ASME A17.1CSA B44-2010 Safety Code for Elevators and Escalators has served as the bedrock for the safe design, construction, installation, operation and maintenance of escalators and related conveyances. Continue reading
ASME’s History and Heritage Committee has launched a semiannual newsletter entitled, “On the Shoulders of Giants.” The goal of the newsletter is to share resources and ideas that will provide a roadmap to creating an effective history and heritage program.
The first edition includes articles on: