Whether you are new to TMS or a long-time member, take some time to explore the technical resources, professional development opportunities, and other benefits listed below that are available exclusively to TMS members.

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Technical Resources


Access electronic subscriptions to current issues and past archives of the TMS member journal, JOM. Professional and recent graduate members will also receive a monthly print subscription to JOM: The Magazine, including news and feature articles.  

Books and Proceedings

Receive a 40% discount on TMS proceedings titles and a 20% discount on TMS non-proceedings titles, as well as all other products offered through Springer. 

Journal Subscriptions

Read current and archived issues of six TMS journals, as well as 20 additional materials-related journals from TMS's publishing partner, Springer.  

Online Libraries

Access the TMS Member Library, the American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical, and Petroleum Engineers (AIME)'s AIME Digital Library, or the Superalloys Conference Proceedings archive.

Events & Networking

TMS Annual Meeting and MS&T

Receive discounted registration on TMS's two multidisciplinary annual meetings that bring its members from around the world together in one location: the TMS Annual Meeting & Exhibition and the TMS Fall Meeting at Materials Science & Technology (MS&T). 

Specialty Conferences

Receive discounts on smaller specialty conferences throughout the year that allow participants to take a more focused look at specific topic areas. The TMS Upcoming Meetings Calendar offers a look at planned events.

Membership Directory

Find contact information for your colleagues in the TMS community and connect with fellow members who share your technical interests through the TMS Membership Directory. Available exclusively to TMS and Material Advantage members.

Resume Builders

Committee Membership

Join a TMS technical committee to network with peers who share your interests, and open doors to future volunteer opportunities with the Society. Only TMS members are eligible to join TMS committees. 

Leadership Opportunities

Polish your professional skills and build your profile in the community by taking on volunteer and leadership roles with TMS. Publish a paper, organize a symposium, serve as a journal reviewer, and more. 

Honors and Awards

Nominate a colleague or apply for an award through the TMS Honors and Awards program, which recognizes TMS members at all stages of their career, from students and early-career professionals to those at the highest levels of their profession.


Through the Material Advantage student program, undergraduate and graduate students can apply for a number of scholarships funded by the TMS Foundation.

Personal & Professional Development


Gain exclusive, free access to a collection of recorded programs that includes overviews of fundamentals, tutorials on emerging technologies, sessions on leadership and management skills development, and content based on popular workshops. 

Workshops and Courses

Expand your skills and understanding through a TMS workshop or short course, in person or online. TMS members receive discounts on registration. 

Career Center

Visit the TMS Career Center to discover new job opportunities or promising job candidates. TMS members receive preferential resume placement. 

PE Study Guide

Studying for the Principles and Practice of Engineering (PE) Exam for Metallurgical and Materials Engineering? TMS members can download a copy of our PE Study Guide at no charge. 

Partner Benefits Program

Springer Nature Author Services

Receive a 15% discount on Springer Nature Author Services, which provide English language editing, translation, and illustration services.

Shipping Discounts and Insurance Programs

As a TMS member, you can access UPS Shipping Services at discounted rates or purchase personal insurance products through SelmanCo. Find out how.

Membership Add-On: Online Libraries

Purchase a subscription to the Light Metals Digital Library or OneMine through your TMS membership for access to these collections.

Membership Add-On: Joint Memberships

Purchase a joint membership in the U.K. Institute of Materials, Minerals, and Mining (IOM3) or the Brazilian Metallurgical, Materials and Mining Association (ABM) for a discounted rate through TMS for access to a selection of electronic benefits from these partner societies. 

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Professional Membership

Join a growing network of materials experts and gain access to valuable publications, professional development, and networking opportunities.

$130 a year

Recent Graduate Membership

Start your materials career off right. Gain access to continued learning and mentorship that will help launch your career.

$0 for first year

Student Membership

Gain access to four societies: TMS, The American Ceramic Society, ASM International, and the Association for Iron & Steel Technology.

$30 a year