TMS Studies

TMS convenes respected technical experts and leaders from the minerals, metals, and materials communities to develop influential technology and/or roadmapping studies and reports. We then make them freely available to the public.

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Available TMS Studies

Metamorphic Manufacturing: The Third Wave of Digital Manufacturing
Organized by TMS on behalf of the Office of Naval Research and the Lightweight Innovations for Tomorrow Manufacturing Institute

Publication Date: March 2019

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Verification and Validation of Computational Models Associated with the Mechanics of Materials
Organized by TMS on behalf of the National Science Foundation

Publication Date: March 2019

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Advanced Computation and Data in Materials and Manufacturing: Core Knowledge Gaps and Opportunities
Organized by TMS on behalf of the National Science Foundation

Publication Date: October 2018

Final report available for free download.


Harnessing Materials Innovations to Support Next Generation Manufacturing Technologies
A TMS-MForesight Workshop Report

Publication Date: March 2018

Final report available for free download.


Building a Materials Data Infrastructure:
Opening New Pathways to Discovery and Innovation in Science and Engineering

Publication Date: May 2017

Final report available for free download.


Modeling Across Scales:
A Roadmapping Study for Connecting Materials Models and Simulations Across Length and Time Scales

Publication Date: June 2015

Final report available for free download.


Diversity in the Minerals, Metals, and Materials Professions (DMMM1)
Final Report: Thinking Globally

Publication Date: February 2015

Final report available for free download.


Implementing Integrated Computational Materials Engineering (ICME) in the Aerospace, Automotive, and Maritime Industries

Publication Date: July 2013

Final report available for free download.


Linking Transformational Materials and Processing for an Energy-Efficient and Low-Carbon Economy:
Creating the Vision and Accelerating Realization

Publication Dates: June 2010–February 2012

Three reports from this study are available for free download: Vision Report, Opportunity Analysis, and final Innovation Impact Report.


Advanced Materials for Stationary Electrical Energy Storage Applications

Publication Date: December 2010

Two workshop reports on this subject are now available for free download.