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This is the website  for the Chicago Section of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers. Our geographic area spans the greater Chicago metropolitan area, including Northwest Indiana.

The Chicago Section supports the student sections of Northwestern University, the University of Illinois at Chicago, Illinois Institute of Technology, Olivet Nazarene University, and Purdue University Northwest.

Please Join us for up coming events:

Pizza Dinner with Presentation on Gaseous Fuel Use in Rail Locomotives by Staff of CNGMotive.

This Event is being held in conjunction with The Chicago SAE Chapter

The program will be offered on Tuesday evening, April 16 at Northern Illinois University’s Naperville Campus.
In the evening’s presentation we will learn of the technologies employed by CNGMotive in the safe transport and rapid fueling of gaseous fuels (Hydrogen and others) in rail applications as well as HGmotive’s evaluation of decarbonization strategies being discussed by railroads in North America.
Learn more about this program here: Event Flyer  and register to attend at our Eventbrite Registration Site.  Registration must be done through Eventbright, link above

One hour of PDH credit will be available to attendees who request it at time of registration.

 Tuesday, April 16, 2024

Time: 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM CDT 
Where: Northern Illinois University (NIU) — Naperville
Dining Room 161 A/B
1120 E Diehl Rd., 
Naperville, IL 60563

6:00 PM Sign-In & Social
6:30 PM Assorted Pizza Dinner with Soft Drinks
7:15 PM Technical Presentation from CNGMotive
8:15 PM Wrap-Up and Q&A with Speaker

$20 ASME & SAE Members
$25 Non-Members
$10 University and High School Students

Get Details about the Chicago Section Scholarship.  Click Here

For more information about the Chicago Section, E-mail  A. Thomas Peterson at

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