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Robots Modeled on Bees Sense Rather than Think

Robots Modeled on Bees Sense Rather than Think

A joint project between Cornell and Harvard has produced a robot based on a bee that requires low computing power to operate, thanks to its neuromorphic brain that mimics real insects.

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South Dakota State Wins Second Regional Human Powered Vehicle Challenge at E-Fest East

South Dakota State Wins Second Regional Human Powered Vehicle Challenge at E-Fest East

For the second time in less than a month, South Dakota State University was named the overall winner of the ASME Human Powered Vehicle Challenge (HPVC) at E-Fest East.

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ME Magazine: The Chain Gang

ME Magazine: The Chain Gang

Manufacturing supply chains are more complicated than ever. Blockchain—the technology that enables cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin—may help unseen partners trust each other.

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  • Video

    ME Magazine: Modeling and Simulation: Identifying the Engineering Needs

    Computational modeling and simulation is used across industries to design and test products. Among medical device companies, however, its use has been relatively limited…but that could be changing.

    May 07, 2018

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  • AABME

    From AABME: Restoring Sight to Blind Rats

    An organic retinal prosthesis that uses flexible conductive polymers rather than hard silicon electronics successfully restored sight to blind rats, lasted six to 10 months, and functioned without external power sources or wireless receivers.

    May 21, 2018

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  • Article

    Take a Spin and a Splash on the Hydro Bike

    Two entrepreneurs had the crazy idea to make a bike that could travel on water. Seven years of testing and prototyping later, they have produced the Hydrofoiler XE-1.

    May 14, 2018

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  • Landmarks

    Knight Foundry Redesignated as an ASME Landmark

    The Knight Foundry in Sutter Creek, Calif., one of the few water-powered foundries in the United States, was recently redesignated as an ASME Historic Mechanical Engineering Landmark.

    April 23, 2018

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  • News

    ASME Issues Statement Supporting U.S. National Strategy for Advanced Manufacturing

    ASME recently issued a position statement on behalf of 27 companies, associations and universities urging the United States to develop a National Strategy for Advanced Manufacturing.

    May 21, 2018

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  • News

    ASME Thanks its Volunteers, Launches New Program for ASME Group Leaders

    ASME recently launched a new conference program that is intended to provide guidance and assistance for leaders of ASME’s various groups.

    April 23, 2018

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  • E-Fest

    The Energy of Engineering Drives E-Fest East

    Young engineers from across the country innovate, compete, network, land that dream job, and, of course, have a whole lot of fun at E-Fest East at Penn State.

    April 23, 2018

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  • Article

    Sun Train Shines New Life on Vintage Rail

    Byron Bay, Australia, is known for its beaches, surf, wildlife, and now a vintage excursion train that has been retrofitted to run entirely off of solar power.

    April 16, 2018

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  • Video

    VIDEO: Journal of Engineering and Science in Medical Diagnostics and Therapy

    Serves as a unique publishing forum for the international community of engineers, scientists and medical researchers with a shared vision to use knowledge from mechanical engineering as well as other engineering and scientific disciplines.

    April 09, 2018

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  • INSPIRE

    ASME INSPIRE Connects with All 50 States

    Driven by the popularity of and enthusiasm for new, enhanced STEM content aimed directly at middle-school students, ASME’s INSPIRE program is now officially being used by schools in all 50 of the United States and the District of Columbia.

    March 26, 2018

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  • Journals

    CALL FOR PAPERS: Special Journal Issue

    The ASME Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement, and Control (JDSMC) is currently accepting manuscripts for a special issue, “Unmanned Mobile Systems.” The deadline for authors to submit a paper for the special issue is April 10, 2018.

    March 26, 2018

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  • News

    Congressional Briefing Focuses on Strengthening the Defense Industrial Base

    ASME recently joined the Coalition for National Security Research (CNSR) in hosting a Congressional Briefing on the important role of defense science and technology (S&T) funding in ensuring a strong defense industrial base.

    March 12, 2018

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  • Article

    5 Innovative Medical Technologies for 2018, Part 1

    ASME.org brings you the latest technologies for personal fitness, wellness, and health monitoring from the Consumer Electronics Show.

    March 05, 2018

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  • Landmarks

    Single Crystal Turbine Blade Named ASME’s 265th Landmark

    Last month, Pratt & Whitney’s single crystal turbine blade was designated as an ASME Historic Mechanical Engineering Landmark at a ceremony at the New England Air Museum in Windsor Locks, Conn.

    March 26, 2018

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  • News

    E-Fest West to Feature Special Disney DCPI Panel Session

    E-Fest West will include a special panel luncheon and keynote presentation highlighting the innovative work being done at Disney’s Consumer Products and Interactive Media (DCPI).

    March 12, 2018

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  • INSPIRE

    ASME Foundation Launches Scholarship for INSPIRE Champions

    Building on the promise and goals of the ASME INSPIRE program, the ASME Foundation has established the ASME INSPIRE Clarke Scholarship for high school seniors.

    February 26, 2018

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  • News

    Nominations Due Soon for Nearly 30 Society Awards

    The ASME Honors and Awards Committee will be accepting nominations for 29 ASME awards — including the ASME Medal, Honorary Membership and the Henry R. Worthington Medal — over the next two months.

    January 22, 2018

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  • Conference

    SAVE THE DATE: NEMB 2018

    NEMB 2018 will be held from August 20-24 in Los Angeles. The conference brings together relevant players and key stakeholders to discuss the integration of engineering, materials science and nanotechnology in addressing fundamental problems in biology and medicine.

    January 29, 2018

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  • Article

    Mapping the Heart for Future Health

    Phenomapping is increasingly being used in cardiology research to identify groups of patients likely to respond to specific medicine.

    February 12, 2018

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  • FutureEngineers

    Future Engineers Finalists Announced!

    Four Teen and four Junior finalists have been chosen in the Two for the Crew challenge. Winners in each category will be announced soon!

    February 26, 2018

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  • Article

    ASME.org’s 10 Must-Read Stories from 2017

    The editors of ASME.org present their annual list of “must-read” articles from 2017.

    December 26, 2017

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  • AABME

    From AABME: Heat-Emitting Nanoparticles Could Save Donor Organs

    A new technique using heat-emitting nanoparticles helps doctors reheat cryocooled donor organs rapidly enough to prevent ice recrystallization, which cracks and destroys organs.

    January 29, 2018

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  • Video

    Learn More About ASME Conformity Assessment

    Hear about ASME’s Conformity Assessment programs, including the advantages certification can give business in the global marketplace. ASME certification demonstrates a commitment to safety & quality.

    January 02, 2018

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  • Conference

    Registration is OPEN for MEED

    The ASME International Mechanical Engineering Education Leadership Summit brings together university, industry, and government leaders to discuss current issues in engineering education and research and to sharing latest business, management and curricular practices.

    December 11, 2017

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  • ME Magazine

    ME Magazine Celebrates Emerging Technology Awards

    ME Magazine editors have examined ASME’s core technological focuses—bioengineering, automation and robotics, manufacturing, pressure technology, and clean energy—and selected one innovation from each that has successfully moved from the lab to commercialization.

    December 04, 2017

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  • AABME

    The Quest to 3D Print Surrogate Human Tissue

    Researchers at the Southwest Research Institute now are tackling the challenge of 3D-printing nonbiological parts that mimic the actual physical properties of human tissue.

    December 11, 2017

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  • Article

    Quiet as an Owl

    Barn owls fly soundlessly. Studying how they’re able to do that may lead to breakthroughs that can silence wind turbines, airplane wings and jet engines.

    January 02, 2018

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  • Conference

    SAVE THE DATE: ASME 2018 V&V

    Practicing experts in diverse disciplines will be invited to submit abstracts on this emerging field. Share your expertise and leadership, gain recognition, and showcase your organization’s work by presenting at this leading conference in this rapidly evolving area.

    November 13, 2017

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  • News

    ASME Members Start a Grassroots Effort to “Put-A-Smile” on Children Affected by Disasters

    ASME sections are being sought to take part in a new grassroots initiative, the “Put-A-Smile” project, which aims to bring some much-needed cheer to children affected by the recent storms that devastated Texas, Florida and Puerto Rico.

    November 27, 2017

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  • Journal

    DEADLINE EXTENDED: Call for Papers, ASME Journal of Medical Devices

    The ASME Journal of Medical Devices is currently seeking submissions for a special issue, “Biomimetic Medical Devices: Microfluidics, MEMS, and NEMS.” The deadline to submit papers for the special issue has been extended to March 1, 2018.

    November 27, 2017

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  • Article

    6 Paths to the Automated Construction Site

    Eventually the construction industry will become like the manufacturing industry: fully automated. Here we look at a few technologies that may be hurrying that along.

    November 27, 2017

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  • AABME

    From AABME: Smooth Operator: Robot Could Transform Soft-tissue Surgery

    Smart Tissue Autonomous Robot, or STAR, is taking robotics to a new frontier in the operating room.

    November 13, 2017

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  • IMECE

    COUNTDOWN TO IMECE! Top 5 Reasons to Attend IMECE: Network and Connect

    Whether you are reuniting with your colleagues, finally meeting contacts face-to-face, or connecting with potential collaborators for the first time, IMECE is a fun place to come together and foster lifelong professional relationships.

    October 16, 2017

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  • Article

    Robotic Co-Workers Do the Heavy Lifting

    At BMW, robots and humans work together within set zones and without fences or dividers, to save wear and tear on human muscles.

    October 30, 2017

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  • News

    Four ASME Fellows to Receive the Society’s Highest Accolades at the Honors Assembly Next Month

    The accomplishments and contributions of eight of the engineering profession’s leading innovators will be celebrated next month at the annual ASME Honors Assembly, to be held during IMECE 2017 in Tampa, Fla.

    October 30, 2017

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  • Journals

    CALL FOR PAPERS: Verification, Validation and Uncertainty Quantification Journal

    Currently accepting papers for publication, the Journal disseminates original and applied research, illustrative examples, and high quality validation experimental data as applied to: Design of experiments; Computational models; and Analysis of experimental results.

    September 18, 2017

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  • Awards

    First Ever Manufacturing USA Awards on November 18!

    Manufacturing USA wants to honor the best and brightest minds in manufacturing by recognizing students and mentors throughout the US who demonstrate what it means to “make”.

    October 16, 2017

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