The ASME Turbo Expo Early Career Engineer Travel Award

ASME Unit: International Gas Turbine Institute

Date Established: 2003

Achievement: The ASME IGTI Executive Committee instituted an award for young engineers in order to facilitate the participation of worthy young professionals to Turbo Expo.

Nomination Deadline: February 1st

Form of Award: The Turbo Expo Early Career Engineer Travel Award is intended for early career engineers working in industry, in government or in academia to obtain travel funding to attend ASME Turbo Expo to present a paper which they have authored or co-authored.

The purpose is to provide a way for more to participate in the annual Turbo Expo.
  • One Complimentary ASME Turbo Expo Technical Conference Registration
  • Complimentary hotel accommodations (Sunday to Friday)
  • Up to $1,000 toward approved travel expenses
The nominee must have obtained an academic degree (Bachelor, Master, PhD, or equivalent degrees) in an engineering discipline related to turbomachinery within five years from the year of the Turbo Expo that the applicant wishes to attend. The paper or poster being presented can be research results from work completed either while pursuing an academic degree, or after leaving school and entering the job field. Post-doctoral researchers in academic institutions are eligible so long as they have been in post no longer than five years full time equivalent.

Frequency of Award: Annual

Administrative: ASME International Gas Turbine Institute

Level of Award: Division

Selected By: An award sub-committee of the IGTI Executive Committee

Funding: IGTI’s Operating Fund

Date Modified: 11/1/21

Contact Name: ASME Staff

Contact Email:

Contact Phone: 1-281-493-3491

Congratulations to our 2023 ASME IGTI Turbo Expo Early Career Engineer Travel Award Winners!

Name Affiliation
Ananth Sivaramakrishnan Malathi IIT Madras
Andrea Notaristefano McGill University
Bogdan Cezar Cernat von Karman Institute for Fluid Dynamics
Deepanshu Singh University of Cambridge
Dino Celli Air Force Research Laboratory
Dr. Dimitra Tsakmakidou Rolls-Royce
Dr. Donato Maria Palermo GKN Aerospace Sweden AB
Elissavet Boufidi von Karman Institute for Fluid Dynamics
Eric DeShong Honeywell Aerospace Technologies
Howon Yi LG Electronics
Lakshya Bhatnagar Purdue University
Lukas Benjamin Inhestern Purdue University
Majid Asli Brandenburg Uni. of Tech. in Germany
Manu S Kamin University of Cincinnati
Marcel Otto University of Central Florida
Marco Bicchi Nuovo Pignone, Baker Hughes
Thomas Corbett Pratt and Whitney
Xiao He Imperial College London
Yu Xia Ansys UK Ltd

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