ASME Hosts Briefing Highlighting Challenges and Opportunities Facing Robotics in the United States

On December 12, ASME sponsored a briefing on Capitol Hill to highlight “Robotics in the Manufacturing Environment: An Insider’s Look at Advanced Technologies in the United States.
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Honors Assembly Highlights the Accomplishments of Leading Engineering Innovators
ASME paid tribute to the achievements and contributions of nine leaders of the engineering profession – including Thomas J.R. Hughes, the 2018 recipient of the ASME Medal – at this year’s Honors Assembly, which took place Nov. 12 during the International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition (IMECE) in Pittsburgh, Pa.
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Special Journal Issue to Focus on Mechanisms and Robots for Safe Human-Robot Physical Interaction
The ASME Journal of Mechanisms and Robotics is now accepting manuscripts for a special issue concentrating on mechanisms and robots for safe human-robot physical interaction. The deadline for authors to submit a paper for the issue, which will be published in August 2019, is Feb. 28, 2019.
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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.
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Students Face Off During Lively Robot Football Finals at IMECE
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 ASME 2018 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition (IMECE 2018) in Pittsburgh, Pa.
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Engineering for Change Debuts First Engineer-Curated Library of Technologies
Engineering for Change (E4C), an international community of 1.1 million engineers for social good, recently took the wraps off the most comprehensive and codified library of technological solutions designed for resource-constrained communities: The E4C Solutions Library.

Early Device That Advanced Carpet Production Cited For Historic Significance
The device that brought mechanization and speed to fabric tufting, spurring the growth of carpet manufacturing in Georgia, was honored in a special ceremony in Dalton, Ga., on July 31, 2018.

Said Jahanmir named President of The American Society of Mechanical Engineers
Said Jahanmir, a prominent technology innovator and engineering executive with accomplishments across a wide spectrum of disciplines – from heart assist pumps to advanced manufacturing – has been named president of The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME).

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