Mahantesh Hiremath is the President of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME). Mahantesh Hiremath starts his term as President of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) in June of 2021. He is the first Asian and Indian ever elected President in 140 years of the Society’s history.
Mahantesh served on ASME‘s Board of Governors from 2016 to 2019. As ASME, Congressional Fellow, he was the Technical Advisor to the Committee of Science, Space and Technology of the US House of Representatives in 2013-14.
Mahantesh earned Ph.D. and M.S. in Structural Engineering from The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH. His undergraduate degree in Civil Engineering is from the College of Engineering, Pune, India. Mahantesh also earned a Certificate in Systems Engineering from Stanford University.
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