Welcome to the Americas Region

Americas Region Election- Announcement

The elections for the positions of Chair and Young Member Representative for the Institution’s Americas Region have now been completed. 

All the nominations received have been reviewed and we can confirm that Stuart Hamilton CEng FIMechE has been elected to the position of Americas Regional Chair and William D Hesser AMIMechE has been elected to the position of Regional Young Member Representative.

Regional Chair - Stuart Hamilton

Region Young Member Representative- William D Hesser

You can read details of Stuart and William's policy statements for their time in position here. 

Americas Region Election Statements

Please join the Institution in congratulating Stuart and William. 


IMechE has a local membership base supported by country representatives, branches and groups.

We represent over 2000 Institution members across the region providing support and putting you in touch with what you need from the Institution.

We also work with other engineering organisations to raise the profile of engineering in this region. Get in touch if you have questions about membership or what we do within the region.

If you do not see your location listed and would like to arrange future events locally or get involved by volunteering, please contact the regional chair

Current and Future Events

Please click the event heading for further information.
  • Event Type: Technical lecture
    27 October 2016 18:00 to 20:00
    Black Labrador Pub - Houston
    Mechanical, Corrosion and Integrity Engineering Practices
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Event Type: Talk or debate
    03 November 2016 17:30 to 19:30
    Rm 101, Block 1
    Panel discussion exploring the future and global trends for alternative fuel vehicles and required infrastructure. A review and discussion on the alignment between the plan to develop the CNG infrastructure in support of CNG powered vehicles, and the investment of the major automotive manufacturers in bringing electric/battery and hybrid gas/electric vehicles into the mainstream.
    Industry: Automobile
  • Event Type: Social event
    10 November 2016 16:00 to 17:30
    UTT Point Lisas Campus
    You are invited to attend this milestone event which is the launch of the IMechE UTT Student Chapter. At the launch we will also have an IMechE competition for students called Speak Out For Engineering.
    Industry: Research & development
  • Event Type: Talk or debate
    10 November 2016 16:30 to 17:30
    UTT Point Lisas Campus
    The Institution of Mechanical Engineers Pan-Caribbean Group Invites all members, who have been professionally registered for ten (10) years or less with IMechE as an Affiliate (student), Associate or Young member to participate. The main objective of this competition is to promote the art of communication, its interest and the verbal and visual communication of mechanical engineering subjects effectively in describing and explaining technical subjects.
    Industry: Research & development
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