TMS Logo    TMS ONLINE | MEMBERS ONLY | SITE MAP

TMS 2008 Annual Meeting & Exhibition

MARCH 9-13  • TMS 2008 ANNUAL MEETING & EXHIBITION  • NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA

2008 Meeting Menu
TMS 2008 MEETING HOME
MEETING REGISTRATION
HOUSING RESERVATIONS
LECTURE SERIES
CONTINUING EDUCATION
PROCEEDINGS
NETWORKING EVENTS
STUDENT INFORMATION
HANDS-ON NEW ORLEANS
NEW ORLEANS TOURS
EXHIBITION INFO
CORPORATE SPONSORSHIP
PERSONAL CONFERENCE SCHEDULER
JOIN MEETINGS MAILING LIST
GLOBAL MEETINGS CALENDAR
PAST MEETING ARCHIVE
TMS ONLINE HOME


TMS 2008

IMPORTANT INFO

Pre-Registration Closed:
Please Register at the Meeting

Exhibition Directory
(1.6 MB PDF Download)


Corporate Sponsors
(0.7 MB PDF Download)


FINAL MEETING PROGRAM
Please visit the Personal Conference Scheduler for the most up-to-date information.

Final Program Meeting Info
(3.7 MB PDF Download)

Program Index
(0.6 MB PDF Download)

Program At A Glance
(1.0 MB PDF Download)

Sunday Program
(0.6 MB PDF Download)


Monday Program
(2.1 MB PDF Download)


Tuesday Program
(2.5 MB PDF Download)


Wednesday Program
(2.1 MB PDF Download)


Thursday Program
(0.7 MB PDF Download)


TMS 2008: Technical Program
Extraction, Processing, Structure and Properties Symposia

3-Dimensional Materials Science
…advanced characterization, modeling and microanalysis

  • 3-D visualization and modeling
  • 3-D microstructural evolution
  • Microscopy techniques
  • Microanalysis methods

9th Global Innovations Symposium: Trends in Integrated Computational Materials Engineering for Materials Processing and Manufacture
…joint TMS/APS plenary discussions of advancements in materials modeling across length scales, and manufacturing impact

  • Nuclear materials
  • Ceramics
  • Aluminum
  • Nanomaterials

Acta Materialia Gold Medal Symposium: Recent Developments in Rare Earth Science and Technology
…in honor of Karl Gschneidner Jr.

  • Single crystals
  • Characterization and properties
  • Novel applications
  • Recent advancements

Advances in Roasting, Sintering, Calcining, Preheating and Drying
…state-of-the-art in processing technologies

  • Iron ore
  • Alumina
  • Rotary kiln systems

APS Frontiers of Computational Materials Science
…American Physical Society forum on progress in computational materials methods

Aqueous Processing
…recent progress

  • Alternative leaching processes
  • Precious metals
  • Process-stability relationships
  • New strategies and techniques

Biological Materials Science
…development of biological materials and biomaterial devices

  • Biocompatibility
  • Mimicking biological systems
  • Bioinspired design
  • Mechanical and environmental response

Bulk Metallic Glasses V
…state-of-the-art development

  • Mechanical behavior
  • Characterization
  • Modeling
  • Processing

Carbon Dioxide Reduction Metallurgy (sponsored by TMS, AISI and Met-Soc-CIM)
…state-of-the-art carbon dioxide metallurgical reduction and decreased use of carbon

  • Green production of light metals
  • Green production of steel
  • Carbon sequestration
  • Electrochemical reduction of carbon dioxide

Characterization of Minerals, Metals and Materials
…techniques for characterizing materials across a spectrum of systems and processes

  • Characterization of mechanical and physical properties of materials
  • Characterization of processing of materials
  • Characterization of structure across length scales

Complex Oxide Materials - Synthesis, Properties and Applications
…interdisciplinary forum bridging materials research and application

  • Novel functional oxide thin films
  • Nanostructures
  • Oxides for energy technologies
  • Ferroelectrics, multiferroics, piezoelectrics and dielectrics

Computational Thermodynamics and Kinetics
…TMS/APS symposia on fundamental modeling methods and application for materials structures

  • Integrated Computational Materials Engineering (ICME)
  • Microstructure properties and evolution
  • Phase transformations
  • Nanoscale systems

Creating the ICME Cyberinfrastructure: An Interdisciplinary Technology Forum
…joint TMS/APS roundtable

  • State-of-the-art capabilities
  • CyberDesign
  • Roadmapping development needs

Deformation Twinning: Formation Mechanisms and Effects on Material Plasticity - Experiments and Modeling
…progress in fundamentals of deformation twinning

  • Texture, twinning and hardening
  • Constitutive modeling
  • Electron microscopy
  • Flow and fracture

Emerging Interconnect and Packaging Technologies
…advanced lead-free solder and packaging technologies

  • Electromigration
  • Microstructures and characterization
  • Processing and reliability issues
  • Whisker growth, design and modeling

Emerging Methods to Understand Mechanical Behavior
…advanced characterization and analytical methods

  • Orientation imaging microscopy
  • Texture evolution
  • Nanomechanical testing
  • Static, dynamic and cyclic testing

Energy Conservation in Metals Extraction and Materials Processing
…technologies to reduce energy consumption for material production

  • Energy and environmental conservation
  • Enhanced energy efficiency
  • Alternate technologies
  • Modeling, simulation and application experiences

Enhancing Materials Durability via Surface Engineering
…recent advancements in surface engineering and modification for life enhancement

  • Coatings for environmental, thermal and wear resistance
  • Residual stresses
  • Graded and novel structures
  • Modeling

Frontiers in Process Modeling
…advancing materials development

  • Hot-rolling technologies
  • Deformation of materials
  • Primary metal production

Hael Mughrabi Honorary Symposium: Plasticity, Failure and Fatigue in Structural Materials - from Macro to Nano
…deformation and fracture mechanisms

  • Single crystals
  • Mathematical modeling
  • Cyclic, static and dynamic loading
  • Damage evolution

Hot and Cold Rolling Technology
…advanced hot- and cold-rolled products

  • Texture development
  • Process modeling
  • Surface quality

Hume-Rothery Symposium: Nanoscale Phases
…fundamentals of structure and stability of nanoscale phase materials

  • Microstructural evolution and stability
  • Nano/tera scale integration
  • Microscopy
  • Nanowires, nanovolumes and nanocrystaliization

Materials Informatics: Enabling Integration of Modeling and Experiments in Materials Science
…joint TMS/APS symposium advancing techniques and application of materials informatics

  • Titanium alloys
  • Superalloys
  • Neural networks
  • CyberDesign

Materials Processing Fundamentals
…design, synthesis and control of materials processes and processing

  • Solidification processing
  • Optimization of thermomechanical processing
  • Numerical simulations
  • Microstructural evolution

Mechanical Behavior, Microstructure and Modeling of Ti and Its Alloys
…progress towards predictive constitutive and damage models for titanium

  • Refinement and processing
  • Microstructural evolution
  • Microstructure-property relationships
  • Modeling and property prediction

Mechanics and Kinetics of Interfaces in Multicomponent Materials Systems
…performance-enabling interfaces across materials systems and applications

  • Metal-ceramics, metal-semiconductors and metal-polymer interfaces
  • Creep
  • Electromigration
  • Dynamic and static performance

Minerals, Metals and Materials under Pressure
…interdisciplinary forum connecting theory and experiment

  • Pressure-induced phase transformations
  • Simulations and modeling
  • High rate plasticity
  • Damage and failure mechanisms

Neutron and X-Ray Studies for Probing Materials Behavior
…progress in advanced materials characterization

  • Mechanical response
  • Thermal treatment
  • Texture development
  • Microstructural evolution

Particle Beam-Induced Radiation Effects in Materials
…experimental and theoretical radiation materials science

  • Damage evolution
  • In situ analysis
  • Radiation-induced diffusion
  • Nanoscale testing

Phase Stability, Phase Transformations and Reactive Phase Formation in Electronic Materials VII
…thermodynamics and kinetics for phase stability electronic materials

  • Phase evolution and stability
  • Electro- and thermo-migration
  • Solder interfacial reactions

Pyrometallurgy
…advanced pyrometallurgical methods

  • Nonferrous pyrometallurgy
  • Lead refining
  • Titanium production
  • Smelter improvements

Recent Industrial Applications of Solid-State Phase Transformations
…utilizing phase transformations for new products

  • TRIP steels
  • Friction stir welding
  • Nickel-based alloys
  • Magnesium

Recycling
…recycling of engineered materials today

  • Light metals
  • Electronic materials
  • Precious metals
  • Reducing environmental impact

Refractory Metals 2008
…processing and performance

  • Oxidation and thin films
  • Processing and mechanical deformation

Structural Aluminides for Elevated Temperature Applications
…fundamentals and application

  • Alloy design
  • Processing and fabrication
  • Microstructure-property relationships
  • Applications

Ultrafine-Grained Materials: Fifth International Symposium
…technological advancements in design, manufacture and application

  • Severe plastic deformation
  • Nanocrystalline materials
  • Thermal stability
  • Deformation and fracture
FOR MORE INFORMATION . . .

For additional information regarding this meeting, please complete the TMS Meetings Mailing List Form or contact:

TMS Meeting Services
184 Thorn Hill Road
Warrendale, PA 15086 USA
Tel: (724) 776-9000 x243
Fax: (724) 776-3770
Email: mtgserv@tms.org


The information on this page is maintained by the TMS Meetings Department (mtgserv@tms.org).