¿What is ASME?
ASME stands for American Society of Mechanical Engineers. It was founded in 1880 by a group of engineers who were trying to develop a set of guidelines and standards that would prevent boiler explosions and loss of human lives.
Today ASME International is a technical and educational organization established by nonprofit peers.
- With headquarters located in New York City (Three Park Avenue)
- In 2008 ASME has more than 95,000 professional members and 20,000 student members
- 10 districts, 218 sections, 491 student sections.
- 8 technical groups, 34 technical divisions
- 2 institutes
- Members residing in over 135 countries worldwide
To promote and improve the competence and professionalism of our members through quality programs and activities in mechanical engineering, to improve these prácticaspara contribute to the welfare of mankind.
To be recognized as an organization concerned to promote the state of the art, science and practice of mechanical engineering throughout the world
Benefits of the student membership
- Technical comunities
- Technical coferences
- Continuous education
- Codes and standards
- IN ADITION::
- Technical knowledge at the forefront of technology.
- Development of leadership skills have interaction with engineering students around the world
- Development of competitive skills in the context of international design competitions