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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uide US LP, was named chair of the HTS Technology & Programming Committee. David Rollings, VP business devel- opment, Advanced Abrasives Corp., Pennsauken, N.J., serves as chair of the HTS Membership Committee. Chuck Faulkner, marketing manag- er, Heat Treatment, Houghton Intl., Valley Forge, Pa., contin- ues as chair of the HTS Expositon Commtitee. INTERNATIONAL METALLOGRAPHIC SOCIETY (IMS) Richard Blackwell, FASM, general manager, Buehler Can- ada, serves as president of IMS. Natalio T. Saenz, technologist, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, Wash., serves as IMS immediate past president and chair of the IMS Nominating Committee. Jaret J. Frafjord, technical director, IMR KHA Portland, Portland, Ore., serves as chair of the Publications Committee and IMS vice president. George Abraham, IV, materials engineer, Allied High Tech Products Inc., Compton, Calif., continues to serve as chair of the IMS Education Committee. Coralee McNee, Sr. metallurgical engineeer, UTC Buildings & IndustrialSystems, Syracuse, N.Y., is chair of the IMS Tech- nology Committee. Jim Leftwich, business developoment, PSI, Skokie, Ill., continues to serve as chair of the Membership, Marketing and Outreach Committee. THERMAL SPRAY SOCIETY (TSS) See page 39 of iTSSe in this issue for the TSS committee chairs. If you are interested in serving on an Affiliate Society com- mittee, contact the respective committee chair directly or email joanne.miller@asminternational.org. AFFILIATE COMMITTEE CHAIRS H I G H L I G H T S Jones Clements Schneider Faulkner Blackwell Saenz Frafjord Abraham McNee Lefwich Ahmad Papp Rollings 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 ASM NEWS 5 6 IMC: Fewer Classes, Larger Prize Money Deadline July 18 The International Metallographic Contest (IMC), an annual event cosponsored by the International Metallographic So- ciety (IMS) and ASM International to advance the science of microstructural analysis, continues to offer fewer classes and larger prize money. These updates, initiated last year, were designed to encourage participation and to simplify the pro- cess for participants to submit entries. There are now just five different classes of competition covering all fields of optical and electron microscopy: Class 1: Optical Microscopy—All Materials Class 2: Electron Microscopy—All Materials Class 3: Student Entries—All Materials (Undergraduate or Graduate Students Only) Class 4: Artistic Microscopy (Color)—All Materials Class 5: Artistic Microscopy (Black & White)—All Materials All of the classes offer increased prize money, as estab- lished last year. Best-In-Show receives the most prestigious award available in the field of metallography, the Jacquet- Lucas Award, which includes a cash prize of $3000. For a complete description of the rules, tips for creating a win- ning entry, and judging guidelines, visit metallography.net.

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