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A Tool Kit to Identify Energy Solutions in Off-Grid Areas

A Tool Kit to Identify Energy Solutions in Off-Grid Areas

A new package of technical tools from MIT helps communities in the developing world make informed decisions about how to meet their most pressing energy needs.

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Get Ready for E-Fests 2018!

Get Ready for E-Fests 2018!

E-Fests, or engineering festivals, are WAY more than just a series of events. It’s a movement driven by engineering students that has gained force globally.

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ME Magazine: Rekindling the Spark

ME Magazine: Rekindling the Spark

Battery-powered vehicles have captured the imagination of the automotive industry. But the trusty internal combustion engine has the capacity to stay relevant for decades to come.

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Fellowship

    Apply for a 2018-2019 ASME Congressional Fellowship in Bioengineering!

    Congressional fellows participate directly in the lawmaking process and learn how the federal government operates. Applications are accepted from September 15, 2017 – January 31, 2018.

    August 07, 2017

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  • Article

    Ancient Roman Concrete Stands the Test of Time

    How is it that structures more than 2,000 years old are surviving even in difficult environments like salt water?

    September 11, 2017

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  • Conference

    ASME Involvement in Mobile Unmanned Systems

    On September 28, ASME continued its mobile unmanned systems standards development activities by attending the kick-off meeting of the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Standardization Collaborative (UASSC).

    September 25, 2017

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  • News

    ASME Participates in Summer Streets Festival in New York

    On Aug. 19, ASME took part in the NYC Summer Streets program. Approximately 400 people stopped by ASME’s booth, which promoted the Society’s new E-Fest program for engineering students as well as the long-running Human Powered Vehicle Challenge (HPVC) competitions.

    October 02, 2017

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  • Fellowship

    Apply for a 2018-2019 ASME Congressional Fellowship in Energy!

    Once chosen as a congressional fellow, select your congressional assignment through interviews with congressional offices, with reference to ASME’s priority issues, which includes “Clean Energy.” Applications accepted between September 15, 2017 – January 31, 2018.

    September 05, 2017

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  • Article

    Remote Health Care Is the Future of Medicine

    Thanks to remote monitoring technologies, doctors and patients are connected like never before, leading to better care, better outcomes, and better health. But the improvements are not across the board and access to these new technologies is not evenly distributed.

    September 05, 2017

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  • Membership

    New ASME Member Benefit: Discounts on Dell Technology Products

    ASME has teamed with Dell to offer a new member benefit. ASME members and student members in the United States can now save up to 40 percent on the regular price of Dell computer systems, hardware and Dell-branded electronics and accessories.

    August 28, 2017

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  • Conference

    Register Now for the ASME Gas Turbine India Conference

    The 2-day event attracts the industry’s leading professionals and key decision makers, whose innovation and expertise are shaping the future of turbomachinery. Early registration prices are now available until November 7th!

    August 28, 2017

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  • Article

    6 Ways Cloud Robotics Will Change the World

    Cloud services are making robots smarter, faster, and stronger, and it’s happening a lot sooner than we expect.

    July 31, 2017

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  • E4C

    From Baby Monitors to Fishing Fleets: Ten Upgrades with Remote Sensors

    The cost of electronic sensors and mobile technology has dropped low enough to network hardware and infrastructure even in the world’s poorest and most underserved communities. The result is improved services, maintenance and technology deployment in global development.

    August 07, 2017

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  • Training Course

    New Public Courses in Additive Manufacturing

    Offered for the first time ever, these courses will be held in Boston, MA from November 27 – December 1, 2017.

    August 07, 2017

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  • News

    Oscar Nominee Offers Annual Meeting Attendees an Inside Look at Making of Hidden Figures

    The crowd at the Annual Meeting Luncheon in Newport Beach, Calif. was treated to a first-hand account of the making of one of the biggest movies of the year from special guest speaker Allison Schroeder, the Oscar-nominated screenwriter of Hidden Figures.

    August 07, 2017

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  • E4C

    Building Materials and Methods: E4C’s Essential Online Resources for Professionals

    Check out our formerly internal list of top resources for building professionals working in resource constrained environments. The following five resource libraries have proven to be useful references for questions on everything from plastering to plumbing.

    July 24, 2017

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  • E4C

    Packable Solar Picnic Grills Subsidize Sales in Underserved Communities

    The history of solar cooking as we know it reaches deep into the 1950s, but solar ovens remain a niche product. New designs seem capable of changing that dynamic, however.

    June 19, 2017

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  • Article

    Three Winners Named at the ASME ISHOW in Kenya

    The creators of three new social innovations—a device for detecting malaria, a portable science lab, and a glove that translates sign-language—were named the grand-prize winners at the recent ASME Innovation Showcase (ISHOW) in Nairobi, Kenya.

    June 19, 2017

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  • Books

    Thriving in the 21st Century Economy: Transformational Skills for Technical Professionals

    In this book, the authors advise an alternative approach to career development for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) professionals.

    June 12, 2017

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  • Article

    Origami Provides Unexpected Inspiration

    When considering the inspiration for a new bulletproof shield for law enforcement, origami may not be the first thing most would guess. Yet that is exactly what inspired a team of researchers from Brigham Young University.

    July 10, 2017

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  • Conference

    Register now for IDETC/CIE

    IDETC/CIE 2017 will highlight emergent technologies that impact the critical engineering issues of product design and development, manufacturing, and the management and integration of information systems throughout the product life-cycle.

    May 30, 2017

    Register now!

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  • E4C

    Promising Prototypes to Watch in 2017

    Prototypes are pushing the field of global development technology forward as they evolve in workshops, universities, laboratories and garages. We asked our international network of experts to recommend the innovations that they believe we should keep an eye on.

    June 12, 2017

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  • AABME

    From AABME: Wearable Cancer Monitors: Accessories to a Cure

    A smart new accessory could make cancer prevention as easy as checking the time of day. A team led by bioengineers at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center is developing a biosensing technology that transforms a wearable device into a tool for diagnostic monitoring.

    June 12, 2017

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  • Conference

    Register now for URTeC!

    Shale plays continue to hold a significant place in the world’s energy future. URTeC, which is sponsored by ASME, is the only event that brings the entire assent team together under one roof to connect on all things unconventional.

    June 12, 2017

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  • Journals

    Deadline Approaching for Special Journal Issue on Biomass Energy

    The guest editors of an upcoming special issue of the ASME Journal of Energy Resources Technology are currently accepting manuscripts covering the recent developments in biomass energy research. The deadline to submit a paper for the special issue is July 1.

    June 05, 2017

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  • Journals

    New L&D Autumn 2017 eCalendar Now Available

    Download ASME’s FREE Autumn 2017 Learning eCalendar listing dates and locations of Live Course offerings in North America and Europe through December 2017, as well as eLearning Courses available worldwide from any PC with internet access, at any time.

    June 05, 2017

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  • Book

    Book: Design of Human-Powered Vehicles

    This book is about the design of vehicles with wheels that are powered by human muscles alone.

    May 15, 2017

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  • News

    Congratulations Mars Medical Challenge Winners!

    Congratulations to the winners of the Mars Medical Challenge, who successfully created digital 3D models of objects that could be used by astronauts to maintain physical health on a 3-year mission to Mars.

    April 10, 2017

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  • Conference

    There's Still Time to Register for OMAE

    Join your colleagues from industry, academia and government at OMAE2017 in Trondheim, Norway from June 25-30, 2017.

    May 01, 2017

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  • Video

    3D Advances Direct Metal Printing

    Learn how the Center for Innovative Materials Processing through Direct Digital Deposition (CIMP-3D) at the Pennsylvania State University is advancing and deploying additive manufacturing technology for critical applications.

    April 17, 2017

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