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American Society of Mechanical Engineers at UC Santa Barbara

Statement of Purpose:  UCSB ASME is a group that supports mechanical engineering students and allows them to interact with industry, offering a chance to see what "real" engineers do.  The group takes tours of both local and distant companies, has BBQs and meets regularly to discuss events.

 

 

 

ASME Officers for 2011-2012
President Amanda Matthews
Vice-President: Armin
Webmaster: Ahditya Melkote
Treasurer: Jared Naito
Social Chair: Ryan Olson
Fundraising: Emily Lomax
Secretary: Monica Jackson

If you are still interested in becomming involved in ASME, please contact any of these individuals or the current staff.  Participation is always encouraged and it is the best way to make the year great.  Get the most of your membership!

Latest News: Come join us at the Engineering Lawn on September 20 to kick off the new academic year!
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Group Visits Prize-winning Spacecraft




 

A group of UCSB engineering students pose in front of Scaled Composites' Proteus aircraft during a visit to the company's Mojave Desert hangar site. Students also got a chance to see SpaceShipOne, which won the  $10-million Ansari X Prize in October.

Courtesy of Jennifer Bosso

A group of UCSB engineering students pose in front of Scaled Composites' Proteus aircraft during a visit to the company's Mojave Desert hangar site. Students also got a chance to see SpaceShipOne, which won the $10-million Ansari X Prize in October.

A group of engineering students traveled to the Mojave Desert on Friday to see the spaceship that made history by winning the Ansari X Prize last month.

Scaled Composites' SpaceShipOne flew to a height of over 71 miles on Oct. 4, earning its creators a $10 million cash prize. Since then, Scaled Composites has received international media attention and attracted the interest of many students at UCSB. Keith Kedward, professor of mechanical engineering, and the UCSB chapter of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers organized a group of 20 students to visit Scaled Composites' facility and see several of the company's specialized aircraft, including SpaceShipOne...

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Upcoming Events:

Discover Engineering
Tuesday Sep. 20, 2011
12PM Engineering Lawn

 

 

 

 

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updated Sep 7, 2011
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