2003 TMS Annual Meeting & Exhibition

March 2–6 · 2003 TMS ANNUAL MEETING · San Diego, California
During the week of March 2–6, 2003, at the 132nd Annual Meeting & Exhibition of The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society (TMS), you can join more than 4,000 science and engineering professionals, representing more than 70 different countries, who will come together for the opportunity to add to their own store of knowledge by capitalizing on the expertise and experience of their colleagues. More than 200 sessions and 1,900 individual presentations are scheduled. Whether your technical interests lie in precious metal extraction, aluminum processing, high-temperature superconductors, or just about any other materials field or metallurgical discipline, you will find programming that addresses your most pressing needs.

This year's meeting will feature programming by

In addition to the technical programming highlights, you will have other opportunities to build on your knowledge base by taking advantage of special lectures, tutorial presentations, and short courses. Furthermore, the meeting will feature TMS 2003 International Metals & Materials Exhibition, which will provide you an opportunity for one-to-one information and hands-on examination of products and services that answer the needs of your organization. At least 200 exhibiting companies are expected to fill the exhibit hall.


Richard Wright
Idaho National Engineering Lab

Past Chairperson
Dan J. Thoma
Los Alamos National Lab

EPD Representative
Thomas P. Battle
DuPont Co

EPD Representative
Adrian Deneys
Praxair Inc

EMPMD Representative
Antonios Gonis
Lawrence Livermore National Lab

LMD Representative
John J. Chen
University of Auckland

MPMD Representative
James C. Foley
Iowa State University

MPMD Representative
Srinath Viswanathan
Oak Ridge National Lab

MSCTS Representative
James C. Earthman
University of California

MSCTS Representative
Howard W. Sizek
Special Metals Corp

SMD Representative
Dennis Dimiduk
US Air Force

SMD Representative
Eric M. Taleff
University of Texas

Rusty T. Gray, III
Los Alamos National Lab

John E. Smugeresky
Sandia National Lab

The organizers of the Yazawa International Symposium on Metallurgical and Materials Processing: Principles and Technologies wish to thank the following co-sponsors:
Society Co-Sponsors:
ASM International
Asociacion Argentina de Materiales/Materials Research Society of Argentina
Associacao Brasileira de Metalurgia e Materiais
Associazione Italiana di Metallurgia
Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy
Chinese Metals Society
Czech Society for New Materials and Technologies
Dansk Metallurgisl Selskab/Danish Metallurgical Society
Deutsche Gesellschaft fuer Materialkunde
Federation of European Materials Societies
Finnish Association of Mining and Metallurgical Engineers
Institute of Materials (UK)
Institution of Mining and Metallurgy
Instituto Argentino de Siderurgia
Instituto de Ingenieros de Minas de Chile
Iron and Steel Institute of Japan
Iron and Steel Society
Japan Institute of Metals
Korean Institute of Metals & Materials
Metallurgical Society CIM
Mining and Materials Processing Institute of Japan
Non-ferrous Metals Society of China
Slovak Metallurgical Society
Slovensko drustvo za materiale/Slovenian Society of Materials
Societe Francaise de Metallurgie et de Materiaux
Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration
South African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy

Company Co-Sponsors:
Dowa Mining Co., Ltd.
FLOGEN Technologies Inc.
Furukawa Co., Ltd.
Mitsubishi Materials Corp.
Mitsui Mining and Smelting Co., Ltd.
Nippon Mining & Metals Co., Ltd.
Outokumpu Oyj, Finland
Sumitomo Metal Mining Co., Ltd.
Toho Zinc Co., Ltd.

Independent Publishers:
European Journal of Mineral Processing and Environmental Protection


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