Program - The Distinguished Lecture Series


Presented by the ASME Pipeline Systems Division


To recognize the technical contributions of individuals that have stood the test of time.


The goal of the Distinguished Lecture Series is to present technical content that was produced over the past several decades that have provided a foundation for modern pipeline technology. Date / Duration (Tentative)

Wednesday afternoon panel session for 1 hour and 15 minutes

  • 5 minute introduction to the Distinguished Lecture Series
  • 5 minute introduction to the honoree
  • 30 to 40 minute presentation by the honoree
  • 10 to 15 minutes of questions and answers

Distinguished Lecturer Honoree

The Distinguished Lecture Series 2018 honoree has been announced!

Yong-Yi Wang from CRES has been selected as the Distinguished Lecturer for the 2018 International Pipeline Conference. Yong-Yi has had a total of 67 papers published at IPC covering 10 of the 11 conferences. He is also the chair of the Strain Based Design track. His research has led to detailed technical reports, code changes, and practical implementation strategies.

Prior honorees have included:

2016 – David Horsley, Horsley Consulting Ltd.
2014 – Dr. Mo Mohitpour
2012 – Bill Maxey