Meeting Notice: Wednesday, April 20, 2016
Student Night and Member Appreciation Night

Student Sponsors to date: McAfee Tool & Die - Akron Foundry

Reservations CONTACT: Dr. Bob Shemenski FASM, 330-705-2563
by Monday, April 18, 2016 no later than 3:00 p.m.
Please state your corporate or organization affiliate with your reservation

Technical Chair: Dr. Bob Shemenski, FASM

Presentation: Thomas F. Lukach is a Professor Emeritus and Senior Lecturer of Mechanical Engineering Technology at The University of Akron. Earned a Master of Science Degree in Technical Education from The University of Akron and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Cincinnati. Served as a faculty member and Program Director of various Engineering Technology Programs at The University of Akron and Stark State College for 37 years. Ten years of service as a Mechanical Engineering Technology Program Evaluator for the Engineering Technology Accreditation Committee of ABET. Served as an initial member of the State of Ohio TAG Transfer Agreement Committee for Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering Technology Programs. Serve as the laboratory and facilities coordinator for the ASM Materials Camp for Teachers held at The University of Akron each summer.

Tom's discussion will present the differences between the academic paths in engineering technology and engineering, the different fields available within each, and the career opportunities possible in each area.

Location:New Era Café, 10 Massillon Rd. Akron, OH 44312, 330-784-0087
Networking: 5:30 p.m. Dinner: 6:30 p.m. Presentation: 7:30 p.m.
Cost:$25.00 members & spouses / $30.00 non members / $20.00 retirees / $10.00 Students
Buffet: Swiss Steak, Lasagna, Potatoes, Vegetables, Salad, Coffee, and Dessert.
Vegetarians: Request "vegetarian" with your reservation.
ASM Akron Chapter Member Anniversary Recognition:
5 Year Members:Amit Pandey, Ph.D., Rolls Royce LG Fuel Cell
Mr. Mark Albrecht,
Mr. Paul Christensen, Al-Fe Heat Treating
Mr. Melvin Oliver, Marathon Petroleum Company
25 Year Members:Dr. Jeganathan Karthikeyan FASM, ASB Industries, Inc.
Mr. Chris Jurey, Luke Engineering & Manufacturing

Elections for 2016-2017 Officers will be taking place at this meeting

Western Reserve District 5 Science Day "Best Materials Project" Category winners
as judged by the ASM Akron members:
Wayne Niehoff, AP Pandey PhD, Dr. Amit Prakash, FASM, Dr. Robert Shemenski, FASM

Robert Klanac "Does Temperature Affect the Strength of a 7000 Series Aluminum?"
Academy of Saint Adalbert, 8th grade
Elizabeth McDermott"The Comparison of Corrosion of Iron, Aluminum, Zinc, and Copper in
Varying Environments"
Beaumont School, 10th grade
Klaudia Sirk"The Effect of Gold Thickness on the Mechanical Properties of a Silicon Carbide Diaphragm:
Determining the Shift in Fundamental Resonant Frequency"
Beaumont School, 12th grade.

Congratulations to the winners and all who entered the competition!

ASM Akron Teachers Camp
High school general science, chemistry, physics, math and technology teachers; middle school science teachers: Attend a one-week professional development course this summer – at no cost to you! Contact: Dr. Robert Shemenski, FASM . We thank our sponsors and look forward to Teachers Camp 2016. Many thanks for the dedicated efforts of Dr. Bob Shemenski, FASM, his support team of volunteers and Teacher Camp sponsors.

2016 Corrosion Forum & NCERCAMP Tour: The Fight Against Corrosion
This free, one-day event marks the completion of major expansions to the Center’s expertise, capabilities and facilities to serve industry and government. At the University of Akron’s Quaker Square. Further information is on the NCER attachment included with this notice.

ASM Akron Chapter Meeting Dates
Wednesday May 18, 2016 Tour MAPS Air Museum, North Canton, OH, Joint social Evening with ASME Akron Section - Family & Guests invited
Reservations to: Dave Houser or telephone (home - 330-665-3753) or (cell - 330-414-7687)
Click here for meeting information and reservations.

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ASM Akron Annual Sponsors are now listed Here

In Appreciation We Thank our Sponsors