The Member Journal of The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society

October JOM

JOM: The Magazine

News and features on TMS, its members, and the professions it serves

Inside the October 2020 Magazine

In this issue of JOM: The Magazine, TMS President Tom Battle shares his perspective on why TMS membership is an essential tool for staying connected with colleagues and how TMS has supported the community during the COVID-19 pandemic. Another highlight this month is an extensive feature article on the results of a workforce development survey conducted by the TMS Education Committee. Next up is a roundtable discussion on sustainability and recycling of aluminum, featuring a panel of five well-known industry specialists. And finally, Qi An, University of Nevada, Reno, discusses his research interests and lessons learned so far in his career in the latest installment of Young Professional Technical Notes, while James Churchill, Kreilick Conservation, explores the history of architectural Monel metal in the October issue.

For a full look at the October Magazine and to access an interactive Table of Contents to JOM’s technical content for this issue, download the Magazine PDF.

Development of the interactive PDF of JOM: The Magazine is supported by the James Douglas Library Fund of AIME.

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JOM: The Journal

Peer-reviewed technical articles covering the full range of minerals, metals, and materials

Technical Topics in the October 2020 Issue
  • Aluminum: Recycling and Carbon/Environmental Footprint
  • High Temperature Processing of Complex Ores
  • Interfacial Stability in Multi-component Systems
  • Practical Research in Processing Science
  • Solidification Behavior in the Presence of External Fields

Technical articles published in JOM: The Journal are available to read on Springer. Member log-in is required to access this content.

Above: Image from "Microstructure of Biodegradable Zn-Fe Alloys and Mechanical and Corrosion Properties," by Jiajia Lin et al.

JOM article digitization was supported by the James Douglas Library Fund of AIME.

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JOM is published monthly in partnership with Springer (ISSN 1047-4838).