Information and Eligibility
The Turbo Expo Early Career Engineer Travel Award is intended for early career engineers working in industry, in government or in academia to obtain travel funding to attend ASME Turbo Expo to present a paper which they have authored or co-authored. The purpose is to provide a way for more people to participate in the annual Turbo Expo.
What's included in the Travel Award?
- One Complimentary ASME Turbo Expo Technical Conference Registration
- Complimentary hotel accommodations (Sunday to Friday)
- Up to $1,000 toward approved travel expenses
The nominee must have obtained an academic degree (Bachelor, Master, PhD, or equivalent degrees) in an engineering discipline related to turbomachinery within five years from the year of the Turbo Expo that the applicant wishes to attend. The paper or poster being presented can be research results from work completed either while pursuing an academic degree, or after leaving school and entering the job field. Post-doctoral researchers in academic institutions are eligible so long as they have been in post no longer than five years full time equivalent.
Application Requirements and Process
The application package must contain:
- A succinct motivational letter (max 1 page) illustrating reasons that should lead to a positive decision by the selection committee.
- Any other document the applicant wishes to attach in order to support the application. Examples: Proof of outstanding awards, letters of recommendation, award recognition, etc.)
The selection committee rewards brevity: valuable accomplishments are self-explanatory.
Application Deadline: February 1, 2024
Congratulations to the 2023 TEECE Award Recipients
Lakshya Bhatnagar, Purdue University
Louis Christensen, Slippery Rock University
Luca Fantaccione, Baker Hughes
Vasilis Gkoutzamanis, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
Jim Hickey, Sensor Coating Systems Ltd
Rory Hine, BAE Systems plc
Richard Hollenbach III, Exponent Scientific and Engineering Consulting
Melissa Kozul, University of Melbourne
Eric Kurstak, GE Aerospace
Oguzhan Murat, von Karman Institute for Fluid Dynamics
Preethi Rajendram Soundararajan, University of Cambridge
Bryan Rodriguez, LA Turbine
Neha Singh, Rolls-Royce
Ananth Sivaramakrishnan Malathi, Indian Institute of Technology Madras
Jose Torres, Boeing
Dung Tran, Energy Recovery Inc.
Ladislav Vesely, University of Central Florida
Alexander Wildgoose, General Electric Aerospace
Peter Wilkins, Pratt & Whitney