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  • Growing
  • with
  • Introduction – Elliott Short
  • Career History
    • Active duty U.S. Army – 10 years (+ Reserve 23 years); Engineer officer
    • Raytheon (incl TI Defense Systems) – 28 years
      • ME design engineer – 3 years
      • Thermal design engineer – 25 years
  • Professional Participation
    • Professional development = Continuous (BSME 1973; MSME 1977; PhD 1994)
    • ASME
      • Fellow (Member since 1973; Student member 1968-73)
      • District E Leader (since July 2010)
      • Deputy District Leader / Member, District Operating Board (2005 – 10); Regional Operating Board (2003 – 05)
      • North Texas Section, Chair (2001 – 03); Exec Cmte (15 years)
      • Heat Transfer Division K-16 Committee, Member (1995 – 2000)
    • AIAA

Objectives

  • Understand how ASME can be a part of your entire career.
  • Identify professional development opportunities within ASME.
  • Identify future leadership opportunities of interest to you.
  • Show how ASME facilitates networking.
  • ASME History
  • Founded 1880
  • Purpose: Develop guidelines and standards to prevent boiler explosions
  • First annual meeting: Stevens Inst, Hoboken, NJ
  • First standard: screw threads
  • Started research activities, 1909
    • Steam tables
    • Metals properties
    • Material strength vs. temperature
    • Fluid meters
  • Members now in 133 countries

ASME THE PROFESSIONAL SOCIETY

  • COMMUNITY
    • 100,000 members, 25,000 student members
    • 214 sections, 400 + student sections worldwide
    • Financially and intellectually strong
  • CONTENT
    • More than 600 Codes and Standards in use
    • One of the world’s largest technical publishers
    • Offers quality professional development programs
  • CREDIBILITY
    • A recognized technical reputation around the world
    • Advises federal and state government on technology related public policies

To promote and enhance the technical competency and professional well-being of our members, and through quality programs and activities in mechanical engineering, better enable its practitioners to contribute to the well-being of human kind.

  • To promote and enhance the technical competency and professional well-being of our members, and through quality programs and activities in mechanical engineering, better enable its practitioners to contribute to the well-being of human kind.
  • Mission

Professional Societies: ASME International AND Local

  • ASME geographic Districts
  • ASME Society Goals
  • Promote the art, science & practice of Mechanical Engineering
  • Encourage original research
  • Foster engineering education
  • Advance the standards of engineering
  • Promote the exchange of information
  • Broaden usefulness of the engineering profession
  • Promote a code of ethics
  • E
  • D
  • A
  • B
  • C
  • F
  • I
  • J – Mid East
  • & Africa
  • G – Asia
  • & Pacific Rim

The GREAT International Southwest and Rocky Mountain District E of North America

  • 03/12/17
  • Arizona
  • Arkansas
  • Colorado
  • Louisiana
  • New Mexico
  • Oklahoma
  • Texas
  • Utah
  • Wyoming
  • Nation of Mexico
  • *Formerly Regions X (International Southwest) and Region XII (Rocky Mountain)
  • District E
  • 37 Professional Units
    • 13,883 members
    • 23 Sections (18 active)
      • 18 active: 15 MBF (10 @ 100%)
      • 13 Technical Chapters
    • 11 Subsections (5 active)
    • 3 Groups
  • 90 Student Sections
    • 3090 members
    • 67 US
    • 23 Mexico
  • The GREAT International Southwest and Rocky Mountain District E of North America
  • K-12 Student
  • Engineering
  • Undergraduate
  • Student
  • Graduate
  • Student/Early
  • Career
  • Engineer
  • Professional
  • Engineer
  • Your engineering career
  • ASME opportunities at every level!

ASME STUDENT MEMBERSHIP

  • FOSTERING PROFESSIONALISM AS AN ENGINEERING STUDENT THROUGH STUDENT SECTION ACTIVITIES.
  • Learn about the profession from practicing engineers
  • Visit engineering plants and factories
  • Gain valuable leadership experience and other skills that will benefit your career
  • Develop practical experience through ASME design contests and engineering competitions
  • Meet students and engineers from other schools and from around the nation
  • Have fun and enjoy social activities
  • ASME STUDENT MEMBERSHIP DEVELOPING TECHNICALLY
  • ME MAGAZINE - Read about the the latest breakthroughs in ME Technology
  • TECHNICAL DIVISION MEMBERSHIP - Choose one of 37 Divisions that matches your technical interest
  • PUBLICATIONS - More than 2500 titles
  • CONTINUING EDUCATION/PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT - More than 200 short courses
  • MEETINGS, CONFERENCES, AND EXPOSITIONS - More than 50 each year

ASME for Engineering Students

  • Professional Development
    • Student Professional
    • Development Conferences
    • Old Guard Competitions
    • Student Design Contest
    • Human Powered Vehicle Challenge
    • I-Show
    • Technical Conferences
    • Contact with Industry Professionals
    • Awards

Professional Development Opportunities

  • Early Career Forums (ECFs)
  • Professional Practice Curriculum (PPC)
  • Old Guard Early Career Engineer Essay
  • Old Guard Early Career Award
  • ME Today Newsletter
  • International Outreach Affinity Group

LEADERSHIP SKILLS AND NETWORKING

  • By participating in ASME activities, you gain skills and practical experience not taught in classrooms (leadership, organizational, financial).
  • Learn about industries and different technical disciplines from practicing engineers.
  • Meet and correspond with engineers from around the US and internationally.

ASME for Engineering Students

  • Leadership
  • Student Section Officer
  • Student Leadership Seminars
  • Hosting an SPDC or SLS
  • SDOB Officer
  • SDOB Leaders‘ Conference
  • Student Sections Committee
  • Committee on Student Development
  • “International Student Development Committee” - contact Andres Rondon rondona2@asme.org

Leadership Opportunities

  • Early Career Leadership Intern Program to Serve Engineers (ECLIPSE)
  • Senior Section
  • District Operating Board
  • VOLT Academy Leadership Opportunities
  • Advise/support ASME Student Sections and SDOB activities
  • ASME Committees in the Sectors
    • Knowledge & Community
    • Centers
    • Strategic Management
    • Institutes
    • Codes & Standards Committees

ASME for Engineering Students

  • Networking
  • Student Section
  • Senior Section
  • Students in Your District
  • Faculty in Your District
  • Technical Communities & Groups
  • ASME Volunteers & Staff
  • Conferences

Networking Opportunities

  • Technical Connections
  • Member Connections
    • Districts & Sections
    • Affinity Communities
    • Old Guard (supports ECEs)
  • Linked In & Facebook
  • Engineering for Change

ASME for Engineering Students

  • Additional Benefits
  • Travel Opportunities - experience new places and cultures with ASME!
  • ME Magazine – Keep up to date with the latest technologies!
  • ASME E-Library – Find sources for course research!
  • E-Mentoring – Pair up with a professional for 1-to-1 career advice!
  • Scholarships – $50,000-$70,000 available annually!

CAREER GUIDANCE

  • On-Line Jobs Database
  • Searchable jobs database by title, location,
  • responsibilities and requirements.
  • www.asme.org/jobs/
  • On-Line Resources
  • A list of employment search engines and
  • career counseling sites. www.asme.org/member/benefits/onlinecareerresources/
  • Resume Link-Professional Profile form
  • Post your resume on-line - www.asme.org/member/benefit/resumelink.html

FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE

  • National and Local Scholarship Programs
  • ASME Auxiliary Scholarships and Loans
  • Technical Division Scholarships
  • Graduate Teaching Fellowships and Loans
  • More than $500,000 awarded annually
  • Scholarships range from $1000 to $6000
  • Low Interest Student Loan Rates
  • www.asme.org.students/educate/aid/index.html

ASME for Graduate Students

    • E-mentoring
    • Career Center
    • ASME Graduate Teaching Fellowship
    • Graduate Students Affinity Group
    • Technical Papers, Grants, and Awards

Affinity Groups

  • Mission Increase opportunities for members with common technical or professional interests to meet, acquire knowledge and network by leveraging online communication tools
  • Graduate Students Affinity Group, Eder Toscano toscano_salazare2@asme.org / Andres Rondon rondona2@asme.org
  • International Outreach Affinity Group, Eduardo Barrientos barrientose2@asme.org

In their own words ….

    • “I've been in this committee for 4 years and (it) was an excellent opportunity to stay involved. I was also the first person of this committee from outside the US.”
    • Eduardo Barrientos, Committee on Early Career Development – Centers Sector

What Next?

  • Stay a Member
  • Graduated Dues Structure (1-4 years)
  • International Member Dues Discount (25-50%)
  • “The main thing is to want to get involved and show it.”
  • PROMOTION TO ASSOCIATE MEMBER!
  • Student members are automatically upgraded to associate members upon graduation.
  • All you need to do is keep your contact information up-to-date. (Online at https://www.asmeny.org/memberaddr/html/security.htm or call Information Central at 1-800-843-2763)

What Next?

  • Reach Out – show that you want to get involved!
  • Energize your local section
  • Ask your SDOB and District Leader for contacts within ASME
  • Join an Affinity Group(s)
  • Contact your Technical Division and Group
  • Join LinkedIn, Facebook ASME Groups
  • Join Engineering for Change
  • Go on VOBB to see who is looking for someone to help

WHAT IS A PROFESSIONAL?

  • A person who applies certain knowledge and skill, usually obtained by college education, to serve humankind.
  • A person who observes an acceptable code of conduct and uses discretion and judgement in performing their duties.
  • A person who has legal status, uses professional titles and associates together in groups with like individuals.

THE ROLE OF THE PROFESSIONAL SOCIETY

  • Professional Societies play a pivotal role in fostering professionalism.
  • Professionals band themselves together to:
    • Exchange ideas
    • Improve their knowledge
    • Learn new skills and techniques
    • Meet and network with professionals in other fields and industries
    • Set forth and adhere to a code of conduct
    • Promote the profession and attract qualified persons to enter the profession
  • PERSONAL GROWTH IN TECHNICAL FIELDS
  • Participation in Technical Divisions
  • Authoring publications and papers
  • Discussion and review of papers
  • Support of upcoming technologies
  • Participate in Technical Conferences (Young Engineers’ Forum)
  • Exchange ideas
  • ACQUIRING PROFESSIONAL SKILLS
  • Leadership
  • Organization, planning, logistics
  • Communication, public speaking, writing
  • Financial, cost management
  • Teamwork/interpersonal
  • Motivation/innovation
  • IN ORDER TO SUCCEED, THE ENGINEER OF THE 21ST CENTURY WILL NEED TO REMAIN UP-TO-DATE TECHNICALLY AND POSSESS STRONG NON-TECHNICAL SKILLS!
  • Systematic, controlled discovery is always preferable to random investigation and awkward explanations.
  • Controlled vs Random Experimentation
  • Curiosity is basic to fundamental discovery.
  • An amateur works until he gets it right;
  • the professional works until he cannot get it wrong.
  • TV Ad 2006

STAYING CONNECTED ASME E-MAIL ALIAS

  • As an ASME member, you can sign up for an e-mail alias that remains with you as long as you are a member.
  • If your work or personal e-mail changes, your friends and colleagues never need to be contacted. Doej@asme.org
  • Select “membership” on menu bar of homepage and then “e-mail alias”

DISTRICT OPERATING BOARD

  • 03/12/17
  • District Leader
  • B. Elliott Short, Jr., Ph.D., P.E. shortb1@asme.org
  • District Advisor
  • John Hawkins, Jr., P.E. hawkinsj1@asme.org
  • Deputy District Leaders and State Coordinators
  • West: Eric Smith, P.E. smithe7@asme.org
  • Colorado State Coordinator: Fred Smith, Ph.D., P.E. fwsmithpe@msn.com
  • East: TBD
  • Mexico: Abel Hernandez-Guerrero, Ph.D abelh@salamanca.ugto.mx
  • Training
  • Mauricio Salinas, Ph.D, P.E. msalinas@raytheon.com
  • Jessica Hibbard, hibbardj2@asme.org
  • Alicia “Monse” Monserrat Robles Sanchez monse.robles@gmail.com
  • District Student Affairs
  • Rick Couvillion, Ph.D., P.E. rjc@uark.edu
  • SSC Student Rep & SDOB Chair
  • Susan Huppenthal shuppent@harding.edu
  • SSC Student Rep
  • Rogelio Aguilar Torres argos_89@live.com.mx
  • Webmaster
  • Judi Cobb cobbj1@asme.org

Web Links

  • Early Career Center:
  • http://www.asme.org/Communities/EarlyCareer/
  • ASME Career Center:
  • http://www.asme.org/Jobs/
  • Volunteer Opportunities Bulletin Board:
  • http://volunteer.asme.org/vobb/
  • PeerLink (online & affinity groups):
  • www.peerlink.asme.org
  • Technical Divisions & Groups:
  • http://divisions.asme.org/
  • Sections & Divisions:
  • http://www.districts.asme.org
  • Engineering for Change:
  • www.engineeringforchange.org

Conclusion

  • Take advantage of professional development opportunities
  • Seek out leadership opportunities
  • Connect with engineers around the world
  • “involvement in the society is very rewarding and your ticket to international relationships both personal and business related.”
  • ASME
  • MORE THAN JUST A LINE
  • ON YOUR RESUME!
  • ASME IS YOUR CAREER CONNECTION

Financial Aid & Grant Opportunities

  • ASME Scholarships ($100K+) – March 15
  • ASME Auxiliary Scholarships – March 15
  • FIRST-Clarke Scholarships – October 20
  • Low-Interest Student Loans (over $1.5 Million)
    • ASME Loans up to $3K annually - October 15
    • ASME Auxiliary Loans – Rolling Application Process
  • Divisional Scholarships


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