Joseph R Ciras Project Assistance Services

ASME Presentations

  • ASME District A: Student-Faculty Enrichment and Advancement Initiatives, Tufts University, March 15, 2008, “Connecting Industrial Bridges with Student Sections – Lessons & Prospective: Leadership in Industry.”
  • ASME Early Career Development Forum at the ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Boston MA, November 2&4, 2008, “Knowledge Transfer: Building Your Technical Expertise Across Generations.”
  • ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Lake Buena Vista (Orlando), FL, November 17, 2009, “Critical Uncertainties and Probabilities - Their Extent, Linkages and Impact on Energy Storage, Transportation, Utility & Distribution Systems.”

ASME Conference Sessions

  • Session Co-Organizer/Panel Moderator – Reliability, Uncertainties, Probabilistics, Interpretations and Computations (The RUPIC Session) at the ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Lake Buena Vista (Orlando), FL, November 17, 2009.
  • Session Co-Organizer – Renewable Energy Forms, Sources and Production: Influential Computations, Algorithms, Methodologies and Experiments for Regulatory Harvesting, Storage, Transportation, Distribution and Commonality at the ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Lake Buena Vista (Orlando), FL, November 19, 2009.
  • Session Co-Organizer – Reliability, Uncertainties, Probabilities, Education and Delays at the ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Vancouver, British Columbia, November 12-18, 2010.
  • Topic Organizer – Applied Stochastic Optimization, Uncertainty and Probability: Standards and Regulations for Evaluating, Validating and Analyzing Old and New Forms of Energy at the ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Denver, CO, November 11-17, 2011.
  • Topic Organizer – Applied Stochastic Optimization, Uncertainty and Probability: Energy Harvesting Disruptions and Failure Hazards to the Environment at the ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Denver, CO, November 11-17, 2011.

Conference Papers

  • Ciras, J.R. and Green, M.G., 2010, “Critical Uncertainties and Probabilities: Heat Impact on Exhaust System Components - A Case Study”, Proceedings of the ASME 2010 Power Conference, Chicago, Illinois, Paper POWER2010-27366.

Conference Papers UnPublished

  • Ciras, J.R. and Fofana, M.S., “Critical Uncertainties, Delays and Probabilities – Their Impact on Energy Storage, Transportation, Utility & Distribution Systems", Proceedings of the ASME 2011 Power Conference, Denver, CO, Paper No. POWER2011-55027.