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Bringing the Experts to You … as your professional partner for career advancement in the minerals, metals and materials fields, TMS is committed to providing interdisciplinary technical learning and networking opportunities using the latest technology available.

TMS Web events make authoritative research, technical applications and novel solutions available to you without leaving your home or office. The following Web events are available from TMS:

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The Impact of Contextualized Computing for Materials Students
Sponsored by the TMS Education Committee
Instructors: Michael Falk, Alejandra Magana

 


The Magnetocaloric Effect, Magnetic Refrigeration and Ductile Intermetallic Compounds
by Karl A. Gschneidner
Available through support from Acta Materialia.


High-Performance Structural Metals: An Undervalued but Critical Enabling Technology
by James C. Williams
Available through support from the TMS Structural Materials Division.


Structural Materials in Advanced Nuclear Energy Systems: The Need for Revolutionary Research
by Ronald Gibala
Available through support from the TMS Structural Materials Division.

High-Performance Structural Metals: An Undervalued but Critical Enabling Technology
by James C. Williams, presenter

Structural Materials in Advanced Nuclear Energy Systems: The Need for Revolutionary Research
by Ronald Gibala, presenter


The Role of Engineers and the Profession in the 21st Century
by Diran Apelian
Recorded with support from AIME.


People First: Global Mission
by Jaleel Al Khalifa
Recorded with support from AIME.

Sustainable Mobility: The Grand Challenge
by John Moavenzadah
Recorded with support from AIME.

The Future of Housing
by Stephen Lee
Recorded with support from AIME.

Recycling Technologies and Environmental Stewardship
by David B. Spencer
Recorded with support from AIME.

Identification, Development and Commercialization of Recycle-Friendly Aluminum Alloys
by Subodh Das

Radiation Materials Science: An Introduction to Materials Processes under Irradiation
by Gary S. Was, presenter

CyberDesign & Infrastructure for Multiscale Modeling and Simulations by Mark Horstemeyer

Integrating Forward Simulation and Inverse Design of Materials by Zi-Kui Liu

Materials Science and Policy for Environmentally Benign Electronics by J. Lincoln, A. Shapiro, J-D. Saphores, J. Schoenung and O. Ogunseitan

Progress in Lead-Free Solders by C. Handwerker, D. Hillman and D. Shangguan

CyberDesign & Infrastructure for Multiscale Modeling and Simulations
by Mark Horstemeyer, presenter

The Future of Housing
by Stephen Lee

Identification, Development and Commercialization of Recycle-Friendly Aluminum Alloys
by Subodh Das, presenter

Integrating Forward Simulation and Inverse Design of Materials
by Zi-Kui Liu, presenter

Intl. Perspectives on the 21st Century Engineering Education
by Norman Fortenberry

Materials for Infrastructure Applications
by Jonathan W. Martin and Stephen Cauffman

Materials Science and Policy for Environmentally Benign Electronics
by John Lincoln, Andrew Shapiro, Jean-Daniel Saphores, Julie Schoenung & Oladele Ogunseitan, presenters

 
 
PREVIOUSLY HELD COURSES
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Simulation of Additive Manufacturing Technologies
August 24-28, 2015 • Hyatt Regency Louisville • Louisville, Kentucky, USA
Leading experts in additive manufacturing will provide an overview of the methods for simulating additive manufacturing technologies and their benefits and drawbacks in this course.
TMS Metallurgical and Materials Engineering Professional Engineer (PE) Licensing Review Course
August 20–22, 2015 • TMS Headquarters • Warrendale, PA, USA
This preparation course for the metallurgical and materials version of the Principles and Practice of Engineering (PE) Licensing Exam will address a variety of approaches and methodologies, including design, analysis, application, and operations.
Titanium and Titanium Alloys: Attributes, History, Metallurgy, Processing and Case Studies
Held in conjunction with the 13th World Conference on Titanium (Ti-2015)
Sunday, August 16, 2015 • 1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. • San Diego, California, USA
An overview of the unique attributes of titanium, a brief history, basic metallurgy and heat treatment, and some basics on its melting and processing will be provided. Several case histories which help demonstrate some of the unique properties will be presented.
Practical Implementation of Microstructure Databases
Held in conjunction with the 13th World Conference on Titanium (Ti-2015)
Sunday, August 16, 2015 • 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. • San Diego, California, USA
The main goal of this course is to provide participants with an overview of microstructure quantification, informatics, and databases, with an emphasis on practical implementation of these tools using real datasets to address challenges in microstructure-sensitive quality control and modeling of mechanical behavior.
Implementing ICME in Industry
June 4-5, 2015 • Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA
This course is built on the key findings and recommendations of the 2013 TMS study, Integrated Computational Materials Engineering (ICME): Implementing ICME in the Automotive, Aerospace, and Maritime Industries, and will include lectures from renowned instructors and interactive exercises geared toward implementing ICME in your specific organization.
Implementing ICME in Industry
June 4-5, 2015 • Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA
This course is built on the key findings and recommendations of the 2013 TMS study, Integrated Computational Materials Engineering (ICME): Implementing ICME in the Automotive, Aerospace, and Maritime Industries, and will include lectures from renowned instructors and interactive exercises geared toward implementing ICME in your specific organization.
TMS 2015 Aluminum Cast Shop Science and Technology Course
May 11-15, 2015 • Tropicana Executive Conference Center • Evansville, Indiana
The Aluminum Cast Shop Science and Technology Course (Cast Shop 15) covered the science and technology of key cast shop processes for primary and secondary aluminum smelters. Cast shop safety is highlighted. Customer requirements and cast shop economics will set the scene for defining cast shop objectives. The course linked the science and technology of each process to achieving economic production of high quality products in a safe and environmental manner.
Additive Manufacturing Materials and Processes Workshop
Held in Conjunction with the TMS 2015 Annual Meeting & Exhibition
March 15, 2015 * Walt Disney World, Orlando, Florida

The purpose of this workshop is to familiarize participants with current additive manufacturing (AM) processes; current AM practice for metals, polymers and ceramics; modeling of AM processes, microstructural evolution, and service properties; and current challenges and research opportunities.
Aluminum Melting Workshop
Held in Conjunction with the TMS 2015 Annual Meeting & Exhibition
March 15, 2015 * Walt Disney World, Orlando, Florida

The aim of this workshop is to foster informal discussions and debate on important elements of aluminum melting, including recycling of scrap and preparation of the metal for casting. Presenters will share fundamental background information and best practices for critique and discussion.
Characterization Techniques for Magnetic Materials Workshop
Held in Conjunction with the TMS 2015 Annual Meeting & Exhibition
March 15, 2015 * Walt Disney World, Orlando, Florida

Renowned experts in the field will present the fundamentals of structural, compositional and functional characterization techniques applied to magnetic materials. Computational methods will also be covered in this course, which is aimed toward undergraduates, graduate students, and postdocs in topics related to magnetic materials, as well as to industrial researchers who are involved in the production or application of magnetic materials. Researchers more involved in theory and simulation will also benefit from this course, as they will gain a better understanding of experimental data to which they can compare their results.
Explore the Use of the CALPHAD Modeling Tools for Your Daily Practice
Held in Conjunction with the TMS 2015 Annual Meeting & Exhibition
March 15, 2015 * Walt Disney World, Orlando, Florida

This workshop will give an overview of the CALPHAD approach, its basic principles, and its applications. The instructors include CALPHAD practitioners from universities, government laboratories, and software companies.
Friction Stir Welding and Processing Short Course
Held in Conjunction with the TMS 2015 Annual Meeting & Exhibition
March 15, 2015 * Walt Disney World, Orlando, Florida

The goal of this course is to provide participants with the essence of the accumulated Friction Stir Welding/Friction Stir Processing knowledge: both fundamental and practical. This course is designed to provide a basic understanding of the process and the linkage to performance by introducing aspects from basic process design, controls, tools, and metallurgical aspects. The course will culminate with a demonstration and discussion of how various elements of the course link together.
11th Annual Lead-Free Solders and Interconnect Technology Workshop
Held in Conjunction with the TMS 2015 Annual Meeting & Exhibition
March 15, 2015 * Walt Disney World, Orlando, Florida

This annual workshop provides updates on changes, practices, and the future of the industry. Through presentations and extensive discussion regarding key topics, this workshop will provide a bridge between companies, academic research groups, national laboratories, and consortia, and will lead to the materials science fundamentals necessary for further understanding and future industry applications.
Mentorship for Young Scientists: Developing Scientific Survival Skills Workshop
Held in Conjunction with the TMS 2015 Annual Meeting & Exhibition
March 15, 2015 * Walt Disney World, Orlando, Florida

This workshop is a short version of the graduate course “Survival Skills for Scientists” developed and taught by Federico Rosei at the University of Quebec. The central theme of this presentation is that succeeding in science requires skills (often referred to as “soft professional skills”) beyond basic scientific skills.
Multiphysics Materials Simulations using the Open Source MOOSE Framework Workshop
Held in Conjunction with the TMS 2015 Annual Meeting & Exhibition
March 15, 2015 * Walt Disney World, Orlando, Florida

The Multiphysics Object Oriented Simulation Environment (MOOSE) is an open source framework aiding in the development of scientific simulation tools widely utilized for materials studies at the engineering and mesoscales. This tutorial will cover everything necessary to utilize MOOSE and its modules in the creation of new materials applications, and will be valuable for any student, scientist, or engineer interested in creating scientific simulation tools for materials-related applications.
Nano- and Micro-Mechanical Measurements in Harsh Environments Workshop
Held in Conjunction with the TMS 2015 Annual Meeting & Exhibition
March 15, 2015 * Walt Disney World, Orlando, Florida

This tutorial focuses on the practical, hands-on requirements for testing in “extreme” environments. International experts in nano- and micro-mechanical testing at high temperature, cryogenic temperatures, in-situ irradiation, and corrosive liquid environments will discuss their experimental approaches for best practices and obtaining reliable data that can be used for engineering purposes.
Supplier Technology Workshop - Anode Carbon
Held in Conjunction with the TMS 2015 Annual Meeting & Exhibition
March 15, 2015 * Walt Disney World, Orlando, Florida
Supplier Technology Workshop – Reduction
Held in Conjunction with the TMS 2015 Annual Meeting & Exhibition
March 15, 2015 * Walt Disney World, Orlando, Florida
The Impact of Contextualized Computing for Materials Students
Offered live on November 6, 2014
This webinar is now available to view online for free.
The webinar addressed education challenges associated with the incorporation of computation into core curriculum, and present educational research methodology and the results collected from surveys, pre/post-tests, and guided interviews.