King elected to serve on ASME Board of Governors


Prof. Bill King has been elected to ASME's Board of Governors.

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When the American Society for Mechanical Engineers (ASME) announced their newly elected Governor Elects today, a familiar name was in the mix.

Bill KingMechSE Professor Bill King will serve on the 12-member board to provide governance to ASME while implementing the organization’s strategic plan through a structure of committees. He will serve a three-year term. 

ASME’s Board of Governors is chosen from the Society’s membership and presides over its activities, subject to the limitations of the Constitution and By-Laws and Society Policies. A Nominating Committee selects a slate of qualified nominees annually for election to serve as members of the Board of Governors.

“We are confident that their diverse backgrounds and unique perspectives will further strengthen ASME's ability to foster innovation, promote collaboration, and shape the future of engineering worldwide,” said ASME Executive Director and CEO of ASME Thomas Costabile, in an announcement on LinkedIn. “Their passion, expertise, and commitment to advancing engineering will undoubtedly make a significant impact on our organization and the engineering community at large.”

King is the Ralph A. Andersen Endowed Chair in MechSE and is on the faculty at Carle Illinois College of Medicine. He is the recipient of multiple ASME honors, including the Bergles-Rohsenow Young Investigator Award in Heat Transfer, Gustus-Larson Memorial Award, and just this year, the William T. Ennor Manufacturing Technology Award. He has been an ASME Fellow since 2011.

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This story was published June 7, 2023.