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The 37th American Society for Precision Engineering Annual Meeting will feature tutorials, technical paper presentations, poster sessions, a student competition, commercial exhibits and technical tours.  Bellevue is located nine miles from downtown Seattle, just across Lake Washington and is the economic hub of the Seattle region’s Eastside. The Puget Sound region is home to some of the world’s best known and most successful companies, as well as top-ranked universities, and it has a dynamic history rich in arts and culture. The Hyatt Regency is conveniently located in downtown Bellevue with walkable access to world class retail, dining, entertainment and the arts.

The ASPE Annual Meeting promises many opportunities for learning, networking and recruiting.  In addition, technical exhibits will put you face-to-face with experts from commercial suppliers of precision engineering products and services.  Technical sessions will focus on these areas:

  • Controls and Mechatronics
  • Metrology Systems
  • Precision Design
  • Precision Manufacturing
  • Micro and Nano Technologies
  • Surface Characterization and Applications of Measurement Science

There will also be special focus areas this year in precision engineering for virtual and augmented reality, aerospace engineering and large scale metrology.

Key Dates

April 1, 2022:  Deadline for short abstract submissions.

April 15, 2022: Deadline for student scholarship applications.

Week of May 15, 2022:  Notification of the results of the selection committee.

August 1, 2022:  Deadline for submission of the final 4-6 page abstract for publication in the conference proceedings.

Submitted short abstracts are intended for committee review and not publicly available (released).  Extended abstracts are included as part of the conference proceedings published the week of the conference when they are made available to all attendees.

Student Scholarships
Student scholarships will be available to full-time graduate students enrolled in an accredited university. The scholarships will include waiver of conference registration and tutorial fees, and a stipend to assist with travel, lodging and meal expenses. Application deadline is April 15, 2022. Scholarships will include the Graham J. Siddall Student Scholarship and the R. V. Jones Scholarship. You can find more information on how to apply here.

Student Challenge and Mentoring Session
ASPE is bringing back its highly successful Student Challenge and Mentoring Session to this year’s Annual Meeting.  Students who are registered for the conference are welcomed to enter the Challenge and attend the mentoring session. More information on how to register for the Student Challenge and Mentoring Session is forthcoming.

Technical Organizing Committee

Alex Sohn, Chairperson

Luis A. Aguirre
3M Company
Vivek G. Badami
ZYGO Corporation
Nelson Cardenas
Michael A. Cullinan
The University of Texas at Austin
Timothy M. Dalrymple
Motion Systems Opto-Mechanical Consultant
Neik Duncan
Aerotech, Inc.
Jonathan D. Ellis
Micro-LAM, Inc.
Stephen J. Furst
Smart Materials Solutions, Inc.
Robert D. Grejda
Corning Tropel Corporation
Phillip Harvey
Microsoft, Inc.
Prashanth Jaganmohan
University of North Carolina-Charlotte
Adam W. Jaycox
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Byron R. Knapp
Professional Instruments Company
Richard K. Leach
University of Nottingham, UK
Stephen J. Ludwick
Aerotech, Inc.
Don Martin
Martin-Mason, LLC.
Darcy T. Montgomery
University of British Columbia
Neil J. Naples
Ametek Precitech, Inc.
Brian P. O’Connor
Aerotech, Inc.
Senajith Rekawa
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
John P. Schaefer
Raytheon Technologies
Burak Sencer
Oregon State University
Graham J. Siddall
Stuart T. Smith
University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Adam Thompson
University of Nottingham, UK
David L. Trumper
Massachusetts Institute of Technology