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FEBRUARY 13-17 · 2005 TMS ANNUAL MEETING · SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA

AM05 LogoTickets for all of the following events are available at the Registration Desk. No tickets will be sold at the door.

Monday

Young Leaders Luncheons

Date & Time: February 14th ~ 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
Location: San Francisco Marriott Hotel, Pacific Suite I
The Young Leaders of TMS have coordinated a series of presenters to discuss current trends in research funding. The featured presenters are active in the materials research field and will provide valuable expertise. Presenters include: Professor Jian Cao, Northwestern University; Dr. Alex Hamza, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Dr. Jagdish Narayan Honorary Dinner

Date & Time: Monday, February 14, 2005 ~ 6:00 pm-9:30 pm
Location:
San Francisco Marriott Hotel, Salon 5
Sponsor: Electronic, Magnetic & Photonic Materials Division, Thin Films and Interfaces Committee
In Conjunction With Frontiers in Thin Film Growth and Nanostructured Materials: A Symposium in Honor of Prof. Jagdish Narayan

Prof. Terence Langdon Honorary Dinner

Date & Time: Monday, February 14, 2005 ~ 6:00 pm-9:30 pm
Location:
San Francisco Marriott Hotel, Salon 12
Sponsor: Materials Processing & Manufacturing Division; Structural Materials Division; MPMD Shaping and Forming Committee; SMD Mechanical Behavior of Materials (Jt. ASM-MSCTS)
In conjunction with the Langdon Symposium: Flow and Forming of Crystalline Materials

Dr. James Li Honorary Dinner

Date & Time: Monday, February 14, 2005 ~ 6:30 pm-11:30 pm
Location:
San Francisco Marriott Hotel, Club Room
Sponsor: Structural Materials Division; ASM International: Materials Science Critical Technology Sector; SMD Mechanical Behavior of Materials Committee (Jt. ASM-MSCTS)
In conjunction with Micromechanics of Advanced Materials II (Symposium in Honor of James C.M. Li’s 80th Birthday)

Dr. John E. Morral Honorary Dinner

Date & Time: Monday, February 14, 2005 ~ 6:30 pm-9:30 pm
Location:
San Francisco Marriott Hotel, Pacific Suite H
Sponsor: Materials Processing & Manufacturing Division; Structural Materials Division; EMPMD/SMD Alloy Phases Committee; MPMD Solidification Committee; ASM/MSCTS Atomic Transport Committee

In Conjunction with Multicomponent Multiphase Diffusion Symposium in Honor of John E. Morral

Prof. John Campbell Honorary Dinner

Date & Time: Monday, February 14, 2005 ~ 6:30 pm-11:30 pm
Location:
San Francisco Marriott Hotel, Pacific Suite I
Sponsor:
Light Metals Division; LMD Aluminum Committee; MPMD Solidification Committee
In conjunction with the John Campbell Honorary Symposium on Shaped Casting of Metals

Tuesday

LECTURER
King
DR. MICHAEL G. KING
Senior Director
Noranda Inc./Falconbridge Ltd.

CANADA

Extraction & Processing Division Luncheon Lecturer

Date & Time: Tuesday, February 15, 2005 ~ 12:00 pm-1:45 pm
Location:
San Francisco Marriott Hotel, Salon 7

PRESENTATION: "Nickel Laterite Technology—Finally a New Dawn?"

ABSTRACT: It is unanimously agreed that the future prospects for the global nickel industry are extremely good. This is because the main use of nickel is in stainless steel, the production of which is directly related to world industrial growth. Since the majority of the world’s nickel resources now reside in nickel oxide laterite deposits, over the past few decades there has been steady growth in the development of technology to treat these ores. In 1998 it appeared that the nickel industry would enter a new era of low cost production from laterites with the start up of three entrepreneurial plants in Western Australia, all of which used High Pressure Acid Leach technology. In fact, the opening of these plants proved to be a false dawn since all three immediately ran into major operational and financial issues. Now in 2005 several of the major nickel producers have finally advanced technology to the point of announcing the start of large scale projects for the treatment of laterites based on sound engineering and realistic economics. This presentation reviews the technology options selected for the new plants and, in particular, outlines the strategy which Noranda/Falconbridge is using for the development of its Koniambo deposit in New Caledonia.

LECTURER: Michael G. King is Senior Director of Metallurgical Technology for Noranda Inc./Falconbridge Ltd. Dr. King is the author of some 20 technical publications and holds four patents. Currently, he supervises strategic technology development in nickel and copper for Noranda/Falconbridge, the largest Canadian non-ferrous mining company, at the Falconbridge Technology Centre in Sudbury. Dr. King is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry and a Chartered Chemist (UK). His main professional interests have been in the minor metals and he is a former president of the Selenium-Tellurium Development Association. He has been a member of TMS since 1987.

2005 PRESIDENT   2004 PRESIDENT
Pollock   Hildeman
DR. THERESA M. POLLOCK
Professor
University of Michigan

USA
  GREGORY J. HILDEMAN
Manager of Technology Transfer
Alcoa

USA

134th TMS-AIME Dinner and Awards Presentation with Installation of 2005 TMS President

Date & Time: Tuesday, February 15, 2005 ~ 6:00 pm
Location:
San Francisco Marriott Hotel, Yerba Buena Ballroom

The highlight of the TMS Annual Meeting will begin with a cash bar reception at 6:00 pm and dinner at 7:00 pm. A presentation and recognition of the Society and Technical Division award recipients will be followed by the annual address to the Society by 2004 President Gregory J. Hildeman, who will then introduce Tresa M. Pollock the 2005 President.

Tresa M. Pollock is professor of Materials Science and Engineering at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Michigan. She graduated with a B.S. in Metallurgical Engineering from Purdue University in 1984 and a Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1989. She was employed at General Electric Aircraft Engines from 1989 to 1991, where she conducted research and development on high-temperature alloys for aircraft turbine engines. Dr. Pollock was a professor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University from 1991 to 1999. She is a fellow of ASM International and has received the ASM International Research Silver Medal Award, the Purdue University Outstanding Alumni Award, the Bradley Stoughton Award, the Carnegie Mellon Ladd Research Award, a National Science Foundation Young Investigator Award, and the CMU Alcoa Professorship. Dr. Pollock has been a member of TMS since 1989 and has served on the Board of Directors as the Director of Student Affairs and the Chair of the Structural Materials Division. Dr. Pollock has also served on numerous technical and administrative committees including the Titanium Committee, the High Temperature Alloys Committee, the Public & Governmental Affairs Committee, and the Nominating Committee.

Wednesday

LECTURER
Nichols
SARAH NICHOLS
Art Curator
Carnegie Museum of Art

USA

Light Metals Division Luncheon Lecturer

Date & Time: Wednesday, February 16, 2005 ~ 12:00 pm-2:00 pm
Location:
San Francisco Marriott Hotel, Salon 8

PRESENTATION: "Aluminum by Design: Jewelry to Jets"

ABSTRACT: From its first appearance in the mid-19th century, when its rarity made it as prized as gold, aluminum has inspired creativity and sparked innovation in the design of furniture, jewelry, architecture, fashion, and consumer and industrial products. The essential qualities of aluminum; brilliance, strength, light weight, ductility, corrosion resistance, and ease of recycling have inspired some of the world’s greatest artists, designers, and engineers. This talk examines the creative use of aluminum from a variety of perspectives - the producer, the manufacturer, the designer, and the consumer and highlights aluminum’s seminal role in our society and culture. The Aluminum by Design: Jewelry to Jets exhibit was the subject of a JOM article, "Aluminum Exhibits Its Versatility in Art, Life" published in December 2000. The article includes a video tour of the exhibit.

LECTURER: Sarah Nichols became Carnegie Museum of Art’s curator of decorative arts in 1992. She holds this position jointly with that of chief curator to which she was appointed in 1996. During her tenure at the museum, she has installed many distinguished exhibitions. The most recent major exhibition she curated, Aluminum by Design: Jewelry to Jets which also included a significant publication and website, has just completed its seven venue international tour. Born in Manchester, England, Nichols studied at the University of East Anglia, Norwich, England where she received a First Class Honors B.A. degree in Art History. She was a Winterthur Program Fellow in Early American Culture at the University of Delaware, Newark, where she received her M.A. in Decorative Arts and Museum Studies. Nichols has written and lectured extensively on a wide range of decorative arts topics from eighteenth century furniture to contemporary ceramics and glass.


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