News 2017

10/22
The annual ASEI awards - 2017 National Convention

ASEI’s 32nd Annual Convention Focuses on Emerging Technologies & Entrepreneurship (ETE 2017)

Novi, Michigan – October 27, 2017 — Speakers from Detroit Metro area and around the country will highlight the latest industry research and ideas at the Emerging Technologies and Entrepreneurship (ETE 2017) convention on December 9th, 9 a.m., at the Novi Civic Center in Novi, Michigan. The 32nd Annual Convention is hosted by the American Society of Engineers of Indian Origin (ASEI) - Michigan Chapter.

The objective ETE 2017 is to provide a forum to promote and share advancements related to emerging technologies and entrepreneurship. This convention is expected to be attended by scientists, engineers, entrepreneurs, and corporate leaders across USA. This convention will feature multiple interactive sessions with prominent business owners, technologists, media personalities, educators, policy makers, and investment bankers. There will be a Youth Technology Exhibition (YTE) for middle and high school students to demonstrate their work based on Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math.

The one-day convention concludes with a Gala Dinner Celebration including Bollywood entertainment. The annual ASEI awards will be presented for following categories:
o ASEI Entrepreneur of the Year
o ASEI Engineer/Scientist of Year
o ASEI Service Excellence
o ASEI Lifetime Achievement
o ASEI Founder’s Award sponsored by ASEI Founder Hari Bindal
o ASEI Chairman’s Award Student Leadership

ASEI is seeking nominations in these award categories. For more info, please visit
www.aseiusa.org/nc .

About ASEI
The American Society of Engineers of Indian Origin (ASEI) is a not-for-profit organization that provides a platform for networking, career advancement, community service, mentoring and technology exchange for professionals, students and businesses in the United States and abroad. Members are guided by several objectives, including the creation of an open, inclusive, and transparent organization; providing positive role models, awarding scholarships, and remaining socially responsible. ASEI was founded in 1983 in Detroit, Michigan by a handful of visionaries. Today, the organization also has chapters in Michigan, Southern California, San Francisco, Seattle, and Washington, DC. For more information, visit: https://aseiusa.org/

Media inquiries, contact: Bhushan Modi, bmodi5@gmail.com, 248-640-0465

more
07/10
ASEI SoCal in India West Newspaper : ASEI San Diego Event Touches on Big Data at Inaugural Tech Talk

Dozens of guests attended the June 8 inaugural tech talk event hosted by the American Society of the Engineers of Indian Origin Southern California chapter in San Diego, Calif., which focused on big data as a talking point.

The event, held in partnership with Alliant University, featured corporate executives and experts from different fields, including several Indian American executives. Among the speakers at the event that focused on seeing and understanding big data, innovation and opportunities in data analytics included Liquid Grids president and chief executive Malcolm Bohm, who talked about finding the value of small data in the sea of big data, as well as how to tear apart the expected to find the unexpected in vast volumes of unstructured text.

Also speaking at the event were Accelerant Inc. managing partner Andy Sharma and U.C. San Diego computer science and biology department professor Robert Edwards.

The meeting began with Alliant University dean of CSML Dr. Rachna Kumar talking about the university courses in the area of data analytics and ASEI president Arun Rajaram talking about the society’s mission, including knowledge sharing among engineers and technologists, helping engineers become entrepreneurs and uniting the philanthropically-minded engineers to join as a team to help the underprivileged sections of our society.

Richa Nand, vice president of ASEI, introduced the speakers. Ashish Mehta, CEO of Patient Click, moderated the panel discussion.

more
05/07
New Board of Directors

ASEI SoCal Board of Directors for 2017 Election Results

New Board Members:

Ashish Mehta, PatientClick
Srinivas Gavini, Emerson Electric
Jaspreet Singh Aurora, KanexPro
Deval Shah, Shreenath International Consultants, Inc
After swearing in of the new board members to the ASEI So Cal Board the

Board elected the Executive Committee as follows:

Executive Committee:
Arun Rajaram, President
Richa Nand, Vice President
Srinivasa Bhat, Treasurer
Srinivas Gavini, Secretary

ASEI So Cal Board 2017:
Suresh Ladva
Srinivas Bhat
Richa Nand
Arun Rajaram
Srinivas Gavini
Jaspreet Singh Aurora
Deval Shah
Ashish Mehta

As this year's chief election officer I would like to congratulate the new Board and its Executive Committee and thank the well wishers of ASEI SoCal chapter for their support during the election process.

I would like to urge the members of the board to upgrade their membership to Life Member ($250) for their position on the board to be officially confirmed.

Sincerely,
Ashok Madan, Election Chair-2017
ASEI So Cal Chapter




more
12/16
ASEI ORGNIZES SUCCESSFUL 32nd ANNUAL CONVENTION

Chapter: ASEI National

PRESS RELEASE

ASEI ORGNIZES SUCCESSFUL 32nd ANNUAL CONVENTION

American Society of Engineers of Indian Origin (ASEI) held its 32nd Annual Convention focusing on the theme of Emerging Technologies and Entrepreneurship (ETE 2017). This convention was held on December 9th at the Novi Civic Center in Novi, Michigan. The 32nd Annual Convention is hosted by the Michigan Chapter of ASEI. The objective ETE 2017 is to provide a forum to promote and share advancements related to emerging technologies and entrepreneurship. This convention was attended by scientists, engineers, entrepreneurs, and corporate leaders across USA. This convention will feature multiple interactive sessions with prominent business owners, technologists, media personalities, educators, policy makers, and investment bankers.
The convention had multiple interactive sessions led by various subject matter experts providing information and insight on many topics related to the convention theme. The attendees found these sessions very informative and comprehensive. The sessions were organized in two tracks with topics such as Autonomous Cars, Latest Trends in Automotive Transmissions Technology, Tax Considerations for Entrepreneurs, War on Cash, Cybersecurity and Healthcare, Innovations in Branding, and Intelligent Transport Systems. The speakers for these sessions were from Ford, GM, Harman, Prudential, SBD, Futurenet, Michigan Business Network, University of Michigan, TiE, and Jenesys Group. The attendees found these sessions very informative and helpful.
There were two keynote speakers at lunch time who provided motivational presentations about their professional achievements. Sanjay Dhal – CEO of Detroit Flying Cars talked about introducing new approaches, bridging diverse domains, small footprint thinking and seeking efficiencies while pursuing his lifelong passion for designing, building and flying models and full size aircraft. Mehul Desai – Founder and CEO of DeZai, LLC focused on has 25 years of experience in ICT and related applications worldwide, focusing on fostering innovation in the areas of Technology, New Media and Social Entrepreneurship and his pioneering work in the field of secure transactions for mobile phone users, evolving the Digital Wallet to Mobile Wallet to Lifestyle Container.
There was a Youth Technology Exhibition (YTE) for middle and high school students to demonstrate their work based on Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. There were over 35 students from 11 teams who participated in this exhibition. All participants received a plaque and gift card from ASEI.

The one-day convention concluded with a Gala Dinner Celebration including Bollywood entertainment. There were three evening keynote speakers – Mamatha Chamarthi, CIO – ZF TRW, Sam Mahalingam – CTO, Altair, and Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence – US Congress. Mamatha Chamarthi talked about her life journey and factors attributed to her professional achievements. Sam Mahalingam provided insights into his successful career spanning multiple roles in increasing responsibilities. Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence spoke about the importance of STEM and commended ASEI for taking an initiative in organizing STEM based activities. She also reflected on the positive impact from all mentors who helped her through school and college.
The annual ASEI awards were presented to several individuals for following categories:
- ASEI Technology Leadership Award – Mamatha Chamarthi, CIO - ZF TRW
- ASEI Engineer/Scientist of Year - Dr. Rahul Mittal, Global Technical Specialist - GM
- ASEI Entreprenur of Year – Bhushan Kulkarni, CEO - GDI Infotech / Infoready Corp.
- ASEI Founder’s Award – Aaron Ghumman, President – ASEI Seattle Chapter
Harinder Bir Singh, Anjali Tiwari, and Santosh Tiwari from ASEI Michigan Chapter were recognized with an award for their dedicated service and commitment to ASEI for many years.


About ASEI

The American Society of Engineers of Indian Origin (ASEI) is a not-for-profit organization that provides a platform for networking, career advancement, community service, mentoring and technology exchange for professionals, students and businesses in the United States and abroad. Members are guided by several objectives, including the creation of an open, inclusive, and transparent organization; providing positive role models, awarding scholarships, and remaining socially responsible. ASEI was founded in 1983 in Detroit, Michigan by a handful of visionaries. Today, the organization also has chapters in Michigan, Southern California, San Francisco, Seattle, and Washington, DC. For more information, visit: https://aseiusa.org/

Media inquiries, contact: Dr Thomas Abraham innoresearch@optonline.net 2033298010

Jwalant Lakhia Rakesh Patel
Chairman – ETE 2017 Convention President – ASEI
734-837-2756 248-894-6553
info@aseiusa.org info@aseiusa.org

more
10/22
The annual ASEI awards - 2017 National Convention

Chapter: ASEI National

ASEI’s 32nd Annual Convention Focuses on Emerging Technologies & Entrepreneurship (ETE 2017)

Novi, Michigan – October 27, 2017 — Speakers from Detroit Metro area and around the country will highlight the latest industry research and ideas at the Emerging Technologies and Entrepreneurship (ETE 2017) convention on December 9th, 9 a.m., at the Novi Civic Center in Novi, Michigan. The 32nd Annual Convention is hosted by the American Society of Engineers of Indian Origin (ASEI) - Michigan Chapter.

The objective ETE 2017 is to provide a forum to promote and share advancements related to emerging technologies and entrepreneurship. This convention is expected to be attended by scientists, engineers, entrepreneurs, and corporate leaders across USA. This convention will feature multiple interactive sessions with prominent business owners, technologists, media personalities, educators, policy makers, and investment bankers. There will be a Youth Technology Exhibition (YTE) for middle and high school students to demonstrate their work based on Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math.

The one-day convention concludes with a Gala Dinner Celebration including Bollywood entertainment. The annual ASEI awards will be presented for following categories:
o ASEI Entrepreneur of the Year
o ASEI Engineer/Scientist of Year
o ASEI Service Excellence
o ASEI Lifetime Achievement
o ASEI Founder’s Award sponsored by ASEI Founder Hari Bindal
o ASEI Chairman’s Award Student Leadership

ASEI is seeking nominations in these award categories. For more info, please visit
www.aseiusa.org/nc .

About ASEI
The American Society of Engineers of Indian Origin (ASEI) is a not-for-profit organization that provides a platform for networking, career advancement, community service, mentoring and technology exchange for professionals, students and businesses in the United States and abroad. Members are guided by several objectives, including the creation of an open, inclusive, and transparent organization; providing positive role models, awarding scholarships, and remaining socially responsible. ASEI was founded in 1983 in Detroit, Michigan by a handful of visionaries. Today, the organization also has chapters in Michigan, Southern California, San Francisco, Seattle, and Washington, DC. For more information, visit: https://aseiusa.org/

Media inquiries, contact: Bhushan Modi, bmodi5@gmail.com, 248-640-0465

more
10/16
32nd Annual Convention - December 9th at Novi MI

Chapter: ASEI National

ASEI - Michigan Chapter is hosting the 32nd Annual Convention focusing on Emerging Technologies and Entrepreneurship (ETE 2017).  This convention will be held on December 9th, 2017 at the Novi Civic Center, Novi , Michigan.

The objective of this convention is to provide a forum to promote and share advancements related to emerging technologies and entrepreneurship.  The convention is expected to be attended by over 400 professionals including scientists, engineers, entrepreneurs, and corporate leaders across USA. This convention will feature multiple interactive sessions with prominent business owners, technologists, media personalities, educators, policy makers, and investment bankers. 

We are going to have an exhibition for middle and high school students to demonstrate their work based on Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math.  This event will be covered by the local and national media including leading social media outlets.

Please click National Convention for more detail and Registration.

more
06/04
Recognize Mr. Hari Bindal - Founder of ASEI- The PBS Award

Chapter: ASEI National