American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)

What is ASME? 

The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) "promotes the art, science, & practice of multidisciplinary engineering & allied sciences around the globe." ASME helps the global engineering community develop solutions to real-world challenges. Founded in 1880 as the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, ASME is a not-for-profit professional organization that enables collaboration, knowledge sharing and skill development across all engineering disciplines, while promoting the vital role of the engineer in society. ASME codes and standards, publications, conferences, continuing education, and professional development programs provide a foundation for advancing technical knowledge and a safer world.

Student membership allows you to build skills while making connections for your future.


UM-Flint ASME News & Stories


After a year of CAD drawings, 3D printing, redesigns, and test flights, UM-Flint’s student chapter of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers has been recognized as one of the best in the nation. The UM-Flint club’s design for an unmanned aerial racing cargo vehicle took second place in ASME’s IAM3D Challenge. In the competition, student chapters from around the globe utilize 3D printing to re-engineer products or create new designs.