Promote the art, science and practice of mechanical engineering in the field of engineering and technology management
Encourage, promote and coordinate the activities of the Engineering & Technology Management Group’s technical divisions with respect to publications and technical meetings; foster their activities dealing with member interests, membership development and long range planning; encourage participation in national and international conferences and liaison with other divisions, sections, regions and operating boards; conduct all of the above activities within the policies and goals of ASME.
Represent and present the interests of the Divisions of the Engineering & Technology Management Technical Group to the Council of Engineering of the Society appropriate to the needs and concerns of the Group’s Divisions and the needs of the Council.
Broaden the percent participation across all sectors of its huge and diverse constituency.
Shape activities towards service to the younger engineers, their companies and to our burgeoning international sector through and with the other Councils and their respective responsibilities.
Grow our three Divisions’ Inter-group efforts to service and cooperate with other Technical Groups/Divisions (e.g., Design, Petroleum, Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering, Solar, etc.) and the relevant technical societies.
Reestablish the Group’s strong Professional Development offerings.
Concerned with the management of the engineering process at all its levels, national and international, and specifically as applied to project and program management; process of technological innovation; motivation; communication; human resources; organization and planning; technology forecasting and assessment; product and market analysis and planning; technology forecasting and assessment; product and market analysis and planning; sales engineering organizations; technology transfer; finance; economic development; management and information systems; application of computer programs and data banks; small business; ecology, conservation and other issues; management development and education; measurement of performance; quality and productivity; employment of engineers and personal growth and management.
Safety Engineering and Risk Analysis Division (SERAD)
Supports the advancment, implementation and dissemination of safety, health and risk-related technologies, both within the Society and externally. Specific fields of interest include industry environmental control; machine guarding; mechanical equipment safety; electrical equipment; plant utilities; personal protective equipment; toxic explosive dusts and gases; safety supervision management; process and operations layout design; maintenance; testing; safety codes; safety programs; transportation safety; product safety; fire protection; quantitative risk assessment; risk management; risk optimization; safety procedures; risk-based industrial emissions; risk-based codes; accident analysis and statistical databases; and risk acceptability.
Technology and Society Division
Covers all aspects of the issues concerning interactions of technology and society. To promote awareness and understanding of the interrelationships between technological innovation and the world community, especially pertaining to technology and its effects on education for and the practice of mechanical engineering.