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 Tickets sales end Tuesday July 14th! - RSVP Now!

Online Registration Ends at Meeting Time.

"ASME STS Presents - "Tickets Please!" - HOU to DAL - Hi Speed Train - Texas Central Railway"

Carlos Aguilar - President & CEO, Board of Director Member

Texas Central

Thursday, July 16th

Simultaneously Streamed Via ZOOM!

Texas Central is developing a world-class, high speed train connecting Dallas and Houston via high speed (190 mph) in a 90-minute transit that includes a 15-minute Brazos Valley stop in Grimes County midway between Huntsville and College Station, Texas.  Life on the high-speed train:

Carlos Aguilar is President & CEO, Board of Director Member at Texas Central, a private, Texas-based company that is developing the high-speed passenger railway and associated facilities for The Texas High-Speed Train. He has a BSME from Duke, and MS & PhD degrees in Technological Science from Stirling University (Stirling, Scotland), as well as a 35+ year career working at the Ex-Im Bank, Bechtel, BrightSource and CH2M.

Advance ticket sales start this week and end at midnight on Tuesday, July 14th.  You can purchase tickets for the event through Brown Paper TicketsAdditional information is also available through the ASME Website.  Regular tickets are $35, students are $15. Online ONLY is Free! Tickets at the door are $50, Credit Card NOW Prefered!

Meeting will be held at:

The Forest Club

9950 Memorial Drive (Near Chimney Rock)

Social Hour: 5:30 pm
Dinner Buffet: 6:15 pm
Presentation: 7:15 pm


From the Forest Club Concerning their protocols for COVID-19:

"Dear Members & Guests,

This past Friday, a new Executive Order for Harris County effective June 22 was issued. It requires all employees and visitors to a commercial entity's premise to wear a face covering.

Here are our updated protocols:

• All staff will wear a mask both inside and outside.

• Members and their guests 10 years or older must wear a mask entering the club building and when on their way to a table, the gym, pool or restrooms.

• Masks may be removed once seated for eating and drinking.

• Masks may be removed poolside, in the gym when performing exercise, and for all outdoor activities.

Continued existing protocols:

75% seating capacity inside the club
Daily temperature checks of all employees
Rolled silverware, disposable “one time use” menus
Continuous cleaning & disinfecting of all surfaces
Transparent communication if an employee tests positive for COVID-19."


ASME meetings are open to all. Membership is encouraged but not required to attend. Professional Development Hour (PDH) will be given for this event.

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Volunteers Needed to Help "Bust some Clays!"

ASME STS First Annual Clay Shoot

We are looking for volunteers to assist with ASME South Texas' first annual Clay shoot, all proceeds will go to creating a new scholarship fund in several of local colleges our section supports. Student and full Members are needed to help us put this on.

Target date is October 2020 with specific date TBD.

Please email us at for more information and to express interest in helping out!



Let's be friends

Our ASME South Texas LinkedIn Group is growing!  We continue to build our membership on today's hottest Professional Network.  We are looking for a few people who would be interested in becoming Admins to help with keeping the site up to date with informative articles on Mechanical Engineering here in Houston.  There is also a Job Board, so as you become aware of positions, please post them up.  This is a great way to become involved and connect with other ASME members in the Houston Area. 

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