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TMS Journals Seek Submissions for 3D Materials Science Topical Collections

The TMS journals Integrating Materials and Manufacturing Innovation, JOM, and Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A are planning a set of coordinated topical collections on the subject of 3D materials science. This unique collaboration, introduced at the 4th International Congress on 3D Materials Science (3DMS 2018) in June, is open to the public and will be accepting submissions on various aspects of this topic through March 1, 2019. Papers will be published in the January–March 2020 issues of the journals.

Each journal will focus on a different aspect of 3D materials science.

Integrating Materials and Manufacturing Innovation encourages submissions on new experimental tools and techniques for 3D materials science, data descriptor articles of novel data sets, 3D data processing and reconstruction algorithms, and descriptions of software for simulation. As appropriate, authors are strongly encouraged to separately publish the data and code supporting their articles whenever possible. Alexis Lewis of the U.S. National Science Foundation and Henry Proudhon of the Mines Paristech Centre Des Matériaux, France, will act as topical collection guest editors. Submit your work here; be sure to choose “Additional Information” in the New Submission menu and indicate the “3D Materials Science” topical collection. For author instructions and other information on this journal, visit the Integrating Materials and Manufacturing Innovation web page.

JOM encourages submissions from academia, government laboratories, or industry on the application of materials modeling and processing-microstructure-property relationships in 3D to manufacturing processes. Matthew Miller, Cornell University, United States, and Philip Withers, The Henry Royce Institute for Advanced Materials, United Kingdom, will act as topical collection guest editors. Submit your work here, and remember to select “2001: 3D Materials Science” in the dropdown menu for Section/Category. For author instructions and other information on this journal, visit the JOM web page.

Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A encourages submissions on innovative characterization approaches and algorithms, computational simulations and property prediction models that employ 3D data, and new insights on materials structure and behavior that arise from 3D data. David Rowenhorst, U.S. Naval Research Laboratory, and Henning Poulsen, Technical University of Denmark will act as topical collection guest editors. Submit your work here; be sure to choose the Symposium Article Type, add “3D Materials Science” in the manuscript comments box, and include a cover letter that indicates the topical collection. For author instructions and other information on this journal, visit the Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A web page.

To learn more about how to submit papers to all TMS journals, visit the TMS Journals home page.


MetFoam 2019 Opens Call for Abstracts

Abstracts are now being accepted for the 11th International Conference on Porous Metals and Metallic Foams (MetFoam 2019), a cross-disciplinary, international technical meeting focused exclusively on the production, properties, and application of lightweight porous/cellular materials. The meeting, which TMS will host for the first time in 2019, is held every two years and will take place August 20–23 in Dearborn, Michigan.

MetFoam 2019 will provide a state-of-the-art review on lightweight porous metals and metallic foams and a forum for discussions and networking opportunities for scientists working in this field. Topics planned for MetFoam 2019 include:

 • Fabrication by conventional and novel methods including additive manufacturing
 • Characterization
 • Properties of compressed and un-compressed foam
  o Mechanical Properties
  o Other Properties
 • Design of porous metals, metallic foams, and lattice structures
 • Fluid, heat, and mass transfer
 • Porous biomaterials
 • Nanoporous metals
 • Industrial applications of porous metals and metallic foams

Learn more about the MetFoam 2019 Technical Program.

Abstracts must be submitted through ProgramMaster by December 3, 2018.
 
Submit Abstracts for NUMIFORM 2019

The call for abstracts is now open for NUMIFORM 2019: The 13th International Conference on Numerical Methods in Industrial Forming Processes, to be held June 23–27, 2019 in Portsmouth, New Hampshire.

Introduced in 1982 and held every three years, NUMIFORM is now considered one of the major global conference series on manufacturing research, according to Yannis Korkolis, University of New Hampshire, and lead organizer for NUMIFORM 2019. While the focus of NUMIFORM is to advance the state-of-the-art in numerical simulations of material forming processes, Korkolis notes, "A unique feature of the conference is that it includes not only forming but also other processes, such as joining, machining, casting and additive manufacturing."

For NUMIFORM 2019, this  wide range of topics is organized within four scientific themes:

 • Material Behavior and Modeling and Its Numerical Implementation
 • Process Modeling and Its Numerical Implementation
 • Conventional and Novel Methods of Forming and Joining Metals
 • Polymer and Composite Processing

Learn more about the NUMIFORM 2019 technical program.

Abstracts are due November 1, 2018 and must be submitted through ProgramMaster.