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Sunday, March 11, 2018 • 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. • Phoenix, Arizona

This workshop will address current researches and discuss opportunities and development trends in packaging materials and process, including lead-free solder, alternative interconnects, conductive adhesive, epoxy, substrates, 3D packaging, wafer level packing, quality, reliability, and failure analysis.

Sunday, March 11, 2018 • 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. • Phoenix, Arizona

This one-day short course, targeted at the professional working in the field of alumina production and bauxite processing, complements the regular TMS sessions and will discuss several topical themes in the industry from a more general perspective.

Sunday, March 11, 2018 • 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. • Phoenix, Arizona

This four-session course will focus on the following topics: design of new magnetic materials by theoretical modeling; magnetic characterization and modelling microstructure by theory; experimental fabrication of novel magnetic materials; and advanced magnetic characterization.

Sunday, March 11, 2018 • 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. • Phoenix, Arizona

This one-day course will consist of two distinct sessions. The morning session will focus on providing participants an introduction to life cycle assessment approaches, and the afternoon session will focus on case studies and application of LCA in mining, mineral processing, and metal production.

Sunday, March 11, 2018 • 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. • Phoenix, Arizona

This workshop will focus on how to create a work environment where employees and team members are engaged and more productive. It will link engagement and productivity to specifics such as organization structure, data-based decision making, and using capabilities effectively.

Sunday, March 11, 2018 • 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. • Phoenix, Arizona

This course is designed for operating, engineering, management, and research personnel involved in aluminum ingot casting and will cover the removal of hydrogen, alkalis, and inclusions from molten aluminum alloys during ingot casting. It will include both the theory and the practice of furnace treatment, in-line degassing, filtration, and other processes that are used to improve metal quality.

Sunday, March 11, 2018 • 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. • Phoenix, Arizona

The Multiphysics Object Oriented Simulation Environment (MOOSE) is an open source framework aiding in the development of scientific simulation tools. This workshop will cover everything necessary to utilize MOOSE and its modules in the creation of new materials applications to predict the coevolution of microstructure and properties.

Sunday, March 11, 2018 • 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. • Phoenix, Arizona

This course will present fundamental chemistry, challenges, and updates on treatment and regulatory issues for spent potliner (SPL) management. The most recent treatment technologies will be discussed, and attendees will learn about successful commercial options for sustainable SPL processing, including its safe storage, transportation, and handling.

Sunday, March 11, 2018 • 8:30 a.m. to Noon • Phoenix, Arizona

Part of the Supplier Technology Education Program

In this hands-on workshop, attendees will access a comprehensive library of materials data; discover tools to help chart and analyze property data; and support better materials decisions using a systematic multi-objective material selection approach.

Sunday, March 11, 2018 • 8:30 a.m. to Noon • Phoenix, Arizona

CALPHAD (Calculation of Phase Diagrams) is one of the most powerful techniques for Materials Genome and Integrated Computational Materials Engineering (ICME) modeling. Program attendees will obtain a comprehensive understanding of CALPHAD fundamentals, experimental techniques (including high throughput methods), and materials and processing design based on phase diagram informatics.

Sunday, March 11, 2018 • 8:30 a.m. to Noon • Phoenix, Arizona

In this workshop, instructors from a national laboratory, a university, and an industry will share their experiences in obtaining and/or recruiting entry-level positions (postdocs, tenure-track faculty positions, etc.) and provide guidance and advice for early-career professionals.

Sunday, March 11, 2018 • 1:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. • Phoenix, Arizona

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.

Sunday, March 11, 2018 • 1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. • Phoenix, Arizona

This course provides a basic introduction to computational modelling as it applies to processing of materials and illustrates the various steps required to complete a model.

Sunday, March 11, 2018 • 1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.• Phoenix, Arizona

Part of the Supplier Technology Education Program

This workshop consists of lecture and hands-on exercises intended for new or existing users of Avizo software. The material covered in the training will introduce advanced 3D visualization and analysis solutions for materials analysis.
TMS is the globally recognized leader for practical, solutions-based professional development courses for the aluminum industry. Starting with the first course in 1995, TMS has partnered with world class experts to develop and deliver aluminum courses that provide the latest tools and techniques for solving current problems and anticipating future challenges. Sign up to receive e-mail updates and learn more about TMS offerings here.