Don’t Wonder What You’ll Miss: The 2015 TMS President on What’s Ahead for Members

JOM, Aug 2015

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Don’t Wonder What You’ll Miss: The 2015 TMS President on What’s Ahead for Members

JOM Don't Wonder What You'll Miss: The 2015 TMS President on What's Ahead for Members TMS Board of Directors 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 Patrice Turchi 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 0 Stanley M. Howard Vice President Professor, South Dakota School of Mines & Technology , USA 1 Hani Henein Past President Professor, University of Alberta 2 Patrice Turchi President Advanced Metallurgical Science and Engineering Group Leader, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory 3 David H. DeYoung Director/Chair Light Metals Division Director, GPP Business Technology , Alcoa 4 Eric N. Brown Director, Content Development and Dissemination Group Leader, Neutron Science and Technology, Los Alamos National Laboratory 5 Amy J. Clarke Director, Membership & Student Development Scientist, Los Alamos National Laboratory 6 Joy H. Forsmark Financial Planning Officer Technical Expert, Light Cast Metals, Ford Motor Company - JO I am not the typical materials scientist, by Born and educated in France, I am considered a physicist, but materials science is where I get Patrice Turchi 2015 TMS President I’ve been fortunate to have been able to follow that interest to my current position of senior scientist, Materials Science Division (MSD), Physical and Life Sciences Directorate, Lawrence Livermore National An important step on this journey was shortly after I started working for LLNL, nearly every conceivable science and more than 94 nations on every inhabited work to do, our membership demographics indicate that we are making progress on counting more women and underrepresented processing, developing, and producing the a professional community, based on an of its particular strengths, and I believe is also why our membership has grown In the last month, you have received membership, and continuing to contribute your unique talents to the advancement of importantly, I found a professional home that suited my diverse interests and unique tradition of bridging the many facets of the minerals, metals, and materials community member, it’s clear that few of the nearly Our educational backgrounds encompass Diversity and Inclusion second installment of the Diversity in the Minerals, Metals, and Materials Professions (DMMM2) summit for July 25–27, 2016 at Northwestern University, Evanston, pleased about the following initiatives planned for the near future, framed within initiatives being developed, as well, that are looking at ways to involve more diverse groups in our profession, and to the Women in Materials Science and Industrial Engagement volunteers involved in the planning and preparation of a variety of professional development opportunities designed to meet the needs and interests In addition, I am pleased that David DeYoung, Director of Research and Development, Global Primary Products, Alcoa, has been elected to begin the industry, Dave has a number of ideas International Activities A particular focus for me as the 2015 president has been Don’t Wonder What You’ll Miss: The 2015 TMS President on What’s Ahead for Members webinars to intensive multi-day courses well-received meeting will be held accomplishing this has been the creation of high-quality technical meetings with step in this direction was the Pan American participation of several other materials societies from throughout the Pan will also welcome Energy Materials 2017, efforts and present their work, the member discounts on meeting registrations also Making plans for PRICM9 in 2016 are (left to right): Hani Henein, TMS appointee to the PRICM International Advisory Board; Elizabeth Holm, TMS appointee to the PRICM International Advisory Board; James J. Robinson, TMS Executive Director; George T. “Rusty” Gray III, TMS In-Country Representative; Tadahashi Furuhara, Japanese Institute of Metals and Materials (JIM) In-Country Representative and Conference Chair; Jian-Feng Nie, Materials Australia appointee to the PRICM International Advisory Board; Sung-Joon Kim, Korean Institute of Metals In-Country Representative; and Yoshimasa Kajaiwara Former Secretary General of JIM, the PRICM9 host society. TMS Board of Directors Jeffrey Fergus Director, Professional Development Professor, Auburn University James C. Foley Director/Chair Materials Processing & Manufacturing Division R&D Manager, Los Alamos National Laboratory Edward D. Herderick Director, Public & Governmental Affairs Additive Technologies Leader, GE Corporate Rajiv S. Mishra Director/Chair Structural Materials Division Professor, University of North Texas Srinivas Chada Director, Programming Component Packaging Engineer, Schlumberger HFE Roger Narayan Director/Chair Functional Materials Division Professor, University of North Carolina and North Carolina State University James J. Robinson Secretary TMS Executive Director Participants in the first TMS Diversity Summit in 2014 laid the groundwork for further development of resources and community building activities on diversity and inclusion issues at DMMM2 in 2016. Energy and Environmental Challenges Finding solutions to the world’s energy and sustainability problems requires a multidisciplinary approach the broader minerals, metals, and materials of avenues for engaging on this topic, from volunteering on one of our relevant technical committees to accessing, for Journal of Sustainable Metallurgy and Metallurgical and Materials Transactions E sustainability topics TMS Seeks Board Nominations for 2017–2020 TMS is accepting nominations for four Board of Directors positions for the 2017–2020 term until January 4, 2016. The open positions are: Vice President/President/Past President (also known as the presidential cycle); Professional Development; Content Development and Dissemination; and Public and Governmental Affairs. To access complete job descriptions and qualifications for each office, as well as the Nominee Statement Form and nomination instructions, log on to the TMS Members Only home page and navigate to “Submit Board Nominations.” For additional information, contact Nancy Lesko, TMS Executive and Board Administrator, at . Turchi Materials and Manufacturing Innovation itself as a clear leader in advancing an integrated approach to materials and well on our way to securing the same our members involved in these very them a place to network and learn from success in bringing together the science and engineering community to produce important road mapping studies on materials and manufacturing innovation topics, such as the Modeling Across Scales itself on creating a forum where new there are quite a few intangible ones that

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Don’t Wonder What You’ll Miss: The 2015 TMS President on What’s Ahead for Members, JOM, 2015, 2188-2190, DOI: 10.1007/s11837-015-1605-3