ASME Students' Section, IIT Kharagpur


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ASME Students' Section, IIT Kharagpur

  1. 1. Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur <ul><li>Highlights of the Chapter: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>ASME Student Design Competition </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ASME Mechanical Olympiad </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ASME Summer Internship Programme </li></ul></ul>
  2. 2. <ul><li>ASME was founded in 1880 as the American Society of Mechanical Engineers. </li></ul><ul><li>It promotes the art, science & practice of mechanical & multidisciplinary engineering and allied sciences around the globe. </li></ul><ul><li>ASME acts as a common platform for engineers to associate with each other in their common endeavours. </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Embrace integrity and ethical conduct. </li></ul><ul><li>Embrace diversity and respect the dignity and culture of all people. </li></ul><ul><li>Nurture and treasure the environment and our natural and man-made resources. </li></ul><ul><li>Facilitate the development, dissemination and application of engineering knowledge. </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Promote the benefits of continuing education and of engineering education. </li></ul><ul><li>Respect and document engineering history while continually embracing change </li></ul><ul><li>Promote the technical and societal contribution of engineers. </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>E-MENTORING </li></ul><ul><li>Ask career questions from an experienced professional in your field. </li></ul><ul><li>Get a perspective on the day-to-day issues you face in the workplace. </li></ul><ul><li>Learn about different career options and more. </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>A mentor can help getting the right training, find the right niche in mechanical engineering or introduce to a non-traditional career path. </li></ul><ul><li>E-Mentoring transcends geographic boundaries and time constraints. </li></ul><ul><li>Over 500 Mentors in E-mentoring database with expertise in Aerospace, Biomechanics, Design Engineering, Manufacturing, Petroleum, Plant, Power, Waste Management, Pressure Vessels & Piping, Nuclear Engineering, Process Industries, Management, Engineering, Sales & Marketing and more. </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>ASME E-LIBRARY F REE online access to interactive editions of 75 technical references.  This e-library is open 24/7. </li></ul><ul><li>CAREER RESOURCES Resources like the ASME Online Jobs Database allows immediate access to information on job opportunities throughout the world </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>SCHOLARSHIP, FELLOWSHIP AND STUDENT LOAN PROGRAMS The scholarship awards range from $1000 to $6,000, while the graduate teaching fellowships encourage student members to pursue the doctorate in mechanical engineering and encourages engineering education as a profession. </li></ul><ul><li>ASME SPONSORED COMPETITIONS AND AWARDS Competitions to test your mechanical engineering skills. </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>ASME.ORG </li></ul><ul><li>The ASME website is the Society’s state-of-the-art- communications medium on the World Wide Web. It gives all users access to technical discussion groups within the communities of practice, information on ASME Codes & Standards and publications, databases of conference paper abstracts, conference proceedings, and much more </li></ul><ul><li>For other benefits, log on to </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>Developing the core engineering skills of the section members. </li></ul><ul><li>Arranging Training & Placement of our student members in core engineering industries of repute. </li></ul><ul><li>Undertake research & come up with feasible engineering solutions to current industrial problems. </li></ul><ul><li>Organizing timely events and workshops for the same. </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>To promote core disciplines among the students of IIT Kharagpur through various programmes conducted by the chapter. </li></ul><ul><li>Help the students connect to the wide network of professionals around the globe. </li></ul>
  12. 12. <ul><li>ASME Student Design Competition </li></ul><ul><li>ASME Internship Programme </li></ul><ul><li>E-Mentoring </li></ul><ul><li>East India Engineer’s Conclave </li></ul>
  13. 13. <ul><li>Successfully organized ASME Student Design Competition 2009 during Kshitij-09 </li></ul><ul><li>A total participation of 350 students from 9 states. </li></ul><ul><li>Winning team from SGITS,Indore. </li></ul>
  14. 14. <ul><li>Arranged internships for Student section members. </li></ul><ul><li>A total of 31 Summer Internships were arranged in the following companies: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>ONGC, Agartala </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>IOCL </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Technova Global </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>NTPC, Farakka </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>ETA Mechanical & Electrical Division, Dubai </li></ul></ul></ul>
  15. 15. <ul><li>Organized an online technical Quiz event. </li></ul><ul><li>Internships were offered to the top rankers. </li></ul><ul><li>Also a technical team was chosen to represent ASME-IIT Kharagpur Section. </li></ul><ul><li>Total participation of 370 students from </li></ul><ul><li>1 st Year & 2 nd Year. </li></ul>
  16. 16. <ul><li>A small workshop on IC engines was conducted by Team KART under the banner of ASME for the 2 nd and third years. </li></ul><ul><li>75 second and third years participated in the workshop and gained very valuable experience. </li></ul>
  17. 17. <ul><li>Organized in collaboration with Kshitij 2010- the techno-management fest of IIT Kharagpur </li></ul><ul><li>Consisted of an eminent panel of experts on engineering, environment, oil and gas, and other sectors from around the country. </li></ul><ul><li>Spoke their mind on the engineering ecosystem in their region and exchanged ideas with like minded people from around the world. </li></ul>
  18. 18. <ul><li>Prof. A K Chattopadhyay Head of Department Department of Mechanical Engineering IIT Kharagpur </li></ul><ul><li>Prof. Suman Chakraborty Student Section Advisor </li></ul>
  19. 19. <ul><li>Advisors Prof. Gautam Chakraborty Prof. Kingshook Bhattacharya </li></ul><ul><li>Student Advisors Abhinav Shashank Devendra Gupta </li></ul>
  20. 20. <ul><li>For further details contact: </li></ul><ul><li>VIVEK PANDEY </li></ul><ul><li>Vice Chair </li></ul><ul><li>American Society of Mechanical Engineers </li></ul><ul><li>IIT Kharagpur Chapter </li></ul><ul><li>Contact Number: +91 9547890874 </li></ul><ul><li>Website: </li></ul>