Saul SchafferPresident

Andrew Scontras is senior Mechanical Engineering major and has been involved with design projects within the Mechanical Engineering Department such as the Alumni Cup team. He has spent past summers working as a project engineer for a general contractor and is continuing to pursue a path in project management. In his free time he enjoys going to watch Maryland’s athletic teams play and participating in intramural sports at the university.





Vice President

Greg Kim is a senior mechanical engineering major and has had previous experience in Terps Racing and was the secretary of ASME in the previous semester. In his free time he likes to play Ping Pong and listen to music.





                                                  Abe Irias



Event Planner

Haroula Tzamaras








Kevin Hong is a senior in mechanical engineering. In addition to ASME he is the Training and Safety Officer for Terps Boxing and works in the engineering student affairs office. In his free time, he likes to go to Eppley or go hiking.






Rob Gomez is a junior in mechanical engineering and currently works as an intern for the Topside Safety Group at NSWCDD. Rob has earned an associate’s degree in Engineering at the College of Southern Maryland. In addition to ASME, Rob is also involved in UMD’s Game Developer club. In his free time he enjoys coding 2D platform video games and hanging out with his German Shepherd, Bullet.






Public Affairs Officer

Taqui Mahmood is a sophomore mechanical engineering major. He is currently pursuing his interest in developing economically sustainable and renewable energy in impoverished areas through engineering projects as an executive of Engineers Without Borders. He also has an interest in international relations and global studies which he pursues through his executive position at the Model United Nations Club. In his free time, he enjoys rock climbing and hiking.





jaydevdesaiFaculty Advisor

Dr. Shapour Azarm received his Ph.D. from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor in 1984.  He is currently a Professor in the Mechanical Engineering department and the Director of Design Decision Support Laboratory.  His research with his group has been published in over 80 journal articles.  He has also supervised 22 Ph.D. students to graduation.  Dr. Azarm is an Operating Board member of the ASME Systems and Design Group, with over 33,000 members, a member-at-large of the ASME Committee on Division Operations and Training, and a member of the Advisory Committee of the ASME Design Engineering Division.  He has also received the ASME Design Automation Award.  To read more about Dr. Azarm and his achievements click here.





Professors Who Are Members of ASME

      • Davinder K. Anand
      • Shapour Azarm
      • Balakumar Balachandran
      • Avram Bar-Cohen
      • Donald Barker
      • Amr Baz
      • Arthur Bergles
      • Hugh Bruck
      • Patrick Cunniff
      • James Dally
      • Marino di Marzo
      • Ashwani Gupta
      • Satyandra K. Gupta
      • Bongtae Han
      • Jungho Kim
      • Edward Magrab
      • C.D. Mote, Jr.
      • Michael Ohadi
      • Michael Pecht
      • R.J. Sanford
      • R.J. Sanford
      • Jan Sengers
      • Ephraim Suhir
      • Jaydev P. Desai
      • Donald DeVoe
      • Teng Li
      • Guangming Zhang
      • Santiago Solares
      • Chandra Thamire