Advanced Materials & Processes

FEB 2015

Covers developments in engineering materials selection, processing, fabrication, testing/characterization, materials engineering trends, and emerging technologies, industrial and consumer applications, as well as business and management trends

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location that is part of the southern california aerospace corridor—and is sure to attract a large cohort of aerospace engineers and researchers. we hope to see you in Long Beach in may! to learn more and to register, visit asminter- TSS COmmITTEE CHAIRS NAmED FOR 2014-2015 TERm the asm thermal spray society Board appointed chairs to each of its committees for the 2014-2015 term. Christian Moreau, FASM, c oncordia university, montreal, was elected as president of tss. Luc Pouliot, tecnar automation Ltd., Quebec, c anada, currently serves tss as immediate past president and chair of the nominating committee. Robert C. Tucker, Jr., FASM, t he tucker g roup, continues as chair of the Journal of t hermal s pray technology c ommittee. Atin Sharma, oerlikon metco, westbury, n.y., serves as chair of the membership, marketing and outreach c ommittee. d ouglas Puerta, elementals materials technology, Port- land, ore., serves as vice president of tss and chair of the tss Program committee. Greg Wuest, oerlikon metco, con- tinues to serve as chair of the tss safety committee while Andre Mcdonald, university of alberta, edmonton, canada, continues as chair of the tss training committee. Timothy N. McKechnie, FASM, Plasma Processes inc., Huntsville, ala., continues to serve as chair of the tss awards com- mittee. Shari Fowler-Hutchinson, saint-gobain, Boston, serves as chair of the exposition committee and Marcel van Wonderen, KLm royal dutch airlines, amsterdam, was named chair of the accepted Practices committee. if you are interested in serving on an affiliate society committee, con- tact the respective committee chair or email joanne.miller@ PreSidenT'S Profile: ChriSTian Moreau christian moreau, fasm, Ph.d., has advanced the understanding and development of thermal spray technology through his significant role in the development of optical systems for the measure- ment of the plasma effluent and particle tempera- ture, velocity, and size distribution. dr. moreau is currently a professor in the department of mechan- ical and industrial engineering at concordia univer- sity in montreal. He has been an active member of the thermal spray society and a member of the tss nominating committee from 2010 to 2012. in addi- tion, he has been a member of both the tss Publica- tions and communications committee as well as the tss Program committee from 1999 to 2013. He was a tss Board member from 2006 to 2012, and also a member of tss information develop- ment/delivery. He became an asm fellow in 2006 and was inducted into the thermal spray Hall of fame in 2013. He is presently e ditor-in-chief of the Journal of Thermal Spray Technology and has been a member of the Jtst committee since 1999. "i am much honored to have the opportunity to contribute to the tss as the newly elected pres- ident. in this capacity, i will invest my efforts to make sure our society continues providing mem- bers with high quality publications, conferences, and services in the most efficient and pertinent manner possible," says moreau. "i would like to recognize the exceptional job my predecessor Luc Pouliot has done over the last two years and thank him on behalf of all tss members and on my own behalf. i would also like to thank all volunteers who contributed and will continue to contribute to the life of our society by their dedicated work and efforts. nothing would be possible without you. a special welcome to the new members of the tss Board and committees! i look forward to working with all of you in the coming years." PRESIDENTIAL PROFILE iTSSe | tSS PuERTA WuEST mCDONALD mCKECHNIE FOWLER- HuTCHINSON vAN WONDEREN POuLIOT TuCKER SHARmA A D V A N C E D M A T E R I A L S & P R O C E S S E S | F E B R U A R Y 2 0 1 5 | i T S S e 3

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