ASME Association News

Micro/Nanoscale Heat and Mass Transfer International Conference

ASME SmartBrief | Nov 25, 2015

Registration is now open for the 5th Micro/Nanoscale Heat and Mass Transfer International Conference, to be held in Singapore Jan. 4-6. This conference brings together researchers, educators and practitioners from around the world with the aim of exchanging and promoting the knowledge and new advances on the state-of-the-art research and development in this emerging interdisciplinary field. The conference will include keynote and invited presentations, contributed technical papers, and panel discussions on the field's current status and future opportunities. Learn more.

Podcast: Applied Mechanics Reviews

ASME SmartBrief | Nov 24, 2015

The AMR Podcast series, launched in 2014 by Applied Mechanics Reviews and the ASME Digital Collection, features full-length audio interviews with members of the applied mechanics and engineering science research community. Topics range from pursuing a professional career in science and academia to personal reflections on research funding, scientific dissemination, and the contributions of applied mechanics to engineering technology. Learn more.

Webinar: ASME Federal Government Fellowship program

ASME SmartBrief | Nov 24, 2015

ASME Government Relations will offer a webinar, "ASME Federal Government Fellowships: Technology Intersecting Policy and Politics," on Thursday, Dec. 3, from noon to 1 p.m. ET. This online seminar will feature current Congressional Fellow Briana Tomboulian, and former Fellow Stephen Lehrman, who will share personal perspectives on the accomplishments and challenges associated with the Fellowship. Learn more.

Career report available on the ASME Job Board + Career Center

ASME SmartBrief | Nov 23, 2015

The ASME Job Board + Career Center is featuring a new report, "The Best Jobs in IT and Engineering 2015." Learn more.

New Faces nominations due Nov. 20

ASME SmartBrief | Nov 13, 2015

DiscoverE is currently accepting nominations for its two recognition programs, New Faces of Engineering Professional and New Faces College Edition. Early career members of ASME and student members who would like to nominate themselves or a colleague to represent the Society in either of the 2016 New Faces programs have until Nov. 20 to fill out and submit an online nomination form. Learn more.

ASME journal seeks papers for 2 special issues

ASME SmartBrief | Nov 12, 2015

The editorial board of ASME's Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering is accepting papers for two special issues of the Journal. Learn more.

Deadline extended for HT/FE/ICNMM abstracts

ASME SmartBrief | Nov 11, 2015

The deadline to submit abstracts for the 2016 Heat Transfer, Fluids Engineering, and Nanochannels, Microchannels, and Minichannels Conferences (HT/FE/ICNMM) has been extended to Nov. 16. The event, to be held next July in Washington, D.C., brings together researchers and engineers from the fields of heat transfer, fluids and nanotechnology. Learn more.

ASME to recognize James Thomas at the 2015 Honors Assembly

ASME SmartBrief | Nov 10, 2015

James A. Thomas, president of the standards organization ASTM International, will be honored by ASME at the 2015 Honors Assembly for his outstanding work in standards development. Thomas is among nine engineering innovators who will be recognized during the ceremony, to be held Nov. 16 during the ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition in Houston. Learn more.

E4C webinar: Sustainable Design Learning

ASME SmartBrief | Nov 10, 2015

The next Engineering for Change (E4C) webinar, "Sustainable Design Learning and Practical Applications of Whole Systems Thinking," scheduled for tomorrow, will explore the latest sustainable design strategies for product design and engineering. Participants will learn about free online resources that can help design for energy efficiency, use greener materials and simulate their project's performance. Learn more.

ASME's 2015 Congress and Exposition begins Friday

ASME SmartBrief | Nov 09, 2015

The ASME 2015 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition (IMECE 2015) kicks off on Friday, Nov. 13. The conference will include more than 450 technical sessions, more than 20 technical tracks, and a program filled with high-profile speakers from across the engineering profession. Learn more.

Bridget Knight Brown profiled in "My Engineer's Notebook"

ASME SmartBrief | Nov 05, 2015

ASME member Bridget Knight Brown is featured in the latest "My Engineer's Notebook" column in ASME News. Brown is a member of the 2015-16 class of the ASME Early Career Leadership Intern Program to Serve Engineering (ECLIPSE) program. The program offers early career engineers the opportunity to further their professional and volunteer development by working alongside senior-level ASME officers from the Society's various units. Learn more.

Shoup and Marner to be named Honorary Members

ASME SmartBrief | Nov 04, 2015

ASME Past President Terry E. Shoup and former board of governors member Webb Marner will be recognized by the Society with honorary membership at the 2015 Honors Assembly in Houston next month. Shoup and Marner are among nine engineering professionals ASME will pay tribute to during the ceremony on Nov. 16. Learn more.

Apply now for a Congressional Fellowship

ASME SmartBrief | Nov 03, 2015

ASME is accepting applications for the 2016-17 Congressional Fellowship, one of several Federal Government Fellowship opportunities offered by the Society. Sponsored by the ASME Foundation, the ASME Petroleum Division and ASME Government Relations, the Congressional Fellowship offers ASME members the chance to spend one year in Washington, D.C., working with the staff of a congressional committee, US senator or US representative. Learn more.

Free job workshop during IMECE

ASME SmartBrief | Nov 02, 2015

On Nov. 17, ASME will sponsor a complimentary workshop offering engineers in the Houston-area helpful guidance on topics such as finding a new job in a tumultuous economy and how to leverage existing skills in different industries. The workshop, "Speaking the Science of Engineering Across Disciplines," will be held in conjunction with ASME's International Mechanical Engineering Conference and Exposition (IMECE) in Houston. Learn more about the workshop by visiting the IMECE website. To RSVP for the event, e-mail

Nominate your innovation for an Edison Award

ASME SmartBrief | Oct 30, 2015

Nominations are being accepted for the 2016 Edison Awards program, the annual competition honoring excellence in new product and service development, marketing, human-centered design, and innovation. ASME members receive a 20% discount by using the code ASME2016. Learn more.

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