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Alexandria, Virginia 22314
Phone (703) 836-6727
Fax (703) 836-7491
Email: asnehq@navalengineers.org

Student Congress 

At the student congress, students elect their leadership for the coming year. These student leaders:

  • Assist the Student Member of Council in representing the interests and perspective of the Society’s student membership.
  • Take the lead in organizing the student program at ASNE Day.
  • Identify opportunities for increasing student involvement at all levels in the Society; including but not limited to advocating for student appointments to various committees and organizing various local and national student events.

Elections will be held on Thursday, February 16 in the Conference Theater directly after the Young Professional Leadership Seminar & Breakfast. Positions will be held for one year. Nominations of candidates for the Student Member of Council and the other three elective student positions (see descriptions below) can be submitted by email to studentprograms@navalengineers.org.

Position Descriptions:

  • Student Member of ASNE Council
    Student Member of Council must be a joint ASNE/SNAME Student Member with at least junior standing in their field of study at the time of the election and commit to a full year in the position.

  • Vice Chair
    Assist the Student Member of Council and, when necessary, may be designated to serve as proxy for the Student Member in reporting to the Council and in communicating with the ASNE/SNAME Joint Strategic Alliance Committee.

  • Secretary
    Keep the minutes of meetings and maintain the records of the committee and shall serve as reporting liaison with ASNE headquarters

  • Graduate Student Representative
    A graduate student or young professional who will assist in mentoring the student leadership and provide liaison to other young professionals and graduate students in the Society

Nomination Information 

  • Email studentprograms@navalengineers.org no more than one page document to include:

    • A brief biographical sketch of the nominee including the course of study they are pursuing and their current status in their academic program; their academic and career goals and any other education or experience relevant to naval engineering

    • The nominee's perspective on ASNE and on the position for which they are nominated including any prior experience with ASNE or with a similar organization and their views on the value of student participation in ASNE

    • A statement by the nominee affirming that if elected, they would be willing and able to serve.

  • Proposed candidates may be self-nominated or they may be nominated by a joint student member or any other member of ASNE.

  • All student members attending the Student Congress will be eligible to vote.

  • Candidates for the election do not have to be present to be considered for election.

Student Poster Competition 

The Technology, Systems, and Ships (TSS) 2017 technical committee is seeking submissions for the annual ASNE Student Poster Competition. TSS 2017 will feature keynote and panel presentations focusing on PEO-defined tracks led by subject-matter experts and high level civilian and government leaders. Student posters are displayed in the exhibit hall and are judged by a panel of experts to name 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place awardees in undergraduate and graduate student research categories. Teams may have faculty advisors named on the poster, but the lead author name(s) should be students. Teams of mixed undergraduate and graduate students will be judged as graduate student submissions.
Technical posters for TSS are solicited on the broad range of technical challenges applicable to technology, systems, and ships. Specific areas of interest include, but are not limited to:

  • Additive Manufacturing
  • Combat Systems
  • Cyber Security
  • Directed Energy
  • Energy Storage Technologies
  • Flexible Ships
  • Future Programs
  • Novel Developments in Ship Structures and Materials
  • Unmanned and Autonomous Systems

Abstract Submission 
To hold your space in the student poster competition, please submit a brief (~1 paragraph) abstract including: 

  • Proposed Poster Title
  • Author Name(s) and Level (undergraduate/graduate)
  • Organization(s)
  • Contact E-mail

Abstracts should be submitted online by clicking here (login required). Full posters need not be submitted in advance of TSS. Student posters will be displayed and judged in the Exhibit Hall on Wednesday February 15, and winners will be announced the following day during the Opening Session in Regency A-D.