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TMS2018 in Pictures, Quotes, and Tweets

The TMS Annual Meeting & Exhibition is a big event—with thousands of technical presentations and numerous social and networking events. Now you can get a taste of what it was like to be there by browsing the TMS2018 photo albums on Flickr. Look through photos from the entire conference on our photostream or from individual events through the album section of the site. 

Want some commentary to go with the pictures? Here are a few quotes overheard in the session rooms throughout the week at TMS2018, provided here (out of context) to give you a small glimpse of this year’s conference:
  • "Materials will always remain a key issue in energy questions." 
  • "I've been coming to this conference for years, and I'm awed at how much additive there is."
  • "Don’t take the easy out. The easy money isn't worth it."
  • "Relationships matter."
  • "It surprises me what we still don’t know about materials in 2018."
  • "The next ten years are going to be fun!"
And, finally, we leave you with a few tweets from attendees, summing up their responses to TMS2018:
  • "While I’ve been enjoying all the talks so far, the research in industry has been particularly inspiring."
  • "Best place to Meet-A-Mentor . . . @#TMSAnnualMeeting and looking forward to its growth especially for young researchers"
  • "Thank you @TMSSociety for a fantastic conference! I learned about so many new things and cool technologies."
View more comments from attendees at #TMSAnnualMeeting on Twitter.

Full coverage of the TMS 2018 Annual Meeting & Exhibition, held March 11–15 in Phoenix, Arizona, will be presented in the June issue of JOM. TMS is now gearing up for the TMS 2019 Annual Meeting & Exhibition, which will be held March 10–14, 2019 in San Antonio, Texas. Plan to join us there! Abstract submissions will open in May.

Resources Added to TMS Member Library

Nearly 800 papers have been added to the TMS Member Library, an online archive of technical articles from TMS publications available at no charge to TMS members. The newest additions to the library contain the proceedings from several different installments of the World Titanium Conference and consist of the following volumes:
  • Titanium Science and Technology, Editors R.I. Jaffee and H.M. Burte, 1973 (from the 1972 meeting)
  • Titanium ’80: Science and Technology, Editors H. Kimura and O. Izumi, 1980
  • Titanium ’92: Science and Technology, Editors F.H. Froes and I.L. Caplan, 1992
TMS members can access these volumes by logging in to the Access Member Benefits section of the TMS website and selecting Explore the TMS Member Library from the Reading Room menu. Papers are listed individually in the Member Library, and not by publication, and can be searched by title keyword, author, or date.

With the addition of these new resources, the TMS Member Library now contains more than 2,800 items that can be downloaded for free by TMS members. 

Learn more about TMS member benefits.
MS&T19 Seeks Symposium Proposals

Materials Science & Technology 2019 (MS&T19) is now open for symposium proposals from the four MS&T sponsoring societies: TMS, The American Ceramic Society, ASM International, and the Association for Iron & Steel Technology. TMS members and technical committees are encouraged to submit symposium proposals that will further expand the comprehensive technical coverage regularly found at the MS&T conference series.

All symposium proposals must be submitted through ProgramMaster by May 31, 2018 to be considered for the 2019 conference. MS&T19 will be held September 29–October 3, 2019, in Portland, Oregon, USA. 

At MS&T17 in October, more than 70 symposia were held in a dozen technical tracks. You can learn more about the conference series, including a list of topics covered in the most recent call for abstracts at the MS&T18 website.

New from TMS Journals

Below is a selection of open-access articles published in several TMS journals that are available to the public at no charge. TMS members can access the full content of these journals by logging in to the “Journals” section of the TMS website.

New from JOM

Insights on Structure–Property Correlations by Advanced Characterization Techniques,” Ritesh Sachan and Vikas Tomar

Beyond Indentation Hardness and Modulus: Recent Advances in Nanoindentation Techniques: Part II,” Yue Liu and Xinghang Zhang

High-Throughput Nanoindentation for Statistical and Spatial Property Determination,” Eric D. Hintsala, Ude Hangen, and Douglas D. Stauffer

Toward Resources and Processes Sustainability: Part II,” Xiaofei Guan

Advances in Gammalloy Materials–Processes–Application Technology: Successes, Dilemmas, and Future,” Young-Won Kim and Sang-Lan Kim

New from Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A

Simulation of the Growth of Austenite from As-Quenched Martensite in Medium Mn Steels,” Fei Huyan, et al.

Ductile Fracture Behaviour of Hot Isostatically Pressed Inconel 690 Superalloy,” A.J. Cooper, W.J. Brayshaw, and A.H. Sherry

Dynamic Strain Aging Phenomena and Tensile Response of Medium-Mn TRIP Steel,” Daniel M. Field and David C. Van Aken

Microstructural Characterization of the Heat-Affected Zones in Grade 92 Steel Welds: Double-Pass and Multipass Welds,” X. Xu, et al.

New from Metallurgical and Materials Transactions B

Evolution of Size and Chemical Composition of Copper Concentrate Particles Oxidized Under Simulated Flash Smelting Conditions,” Manuel Pérez-Tello, et al.

A New Experimental Design to Study the Kinetics of Solid Dissolution into Liquids at Elevated Temperature,” Huijun Wang, Jesse F. White, and Du Sichen

A Study on the Nonmetallic Inclusion Motions in a Swirling Flow Submerged Entry Nozzle in a New Cylindrical Tundish Design,” Peiyuan Ni, et al.