Organizing Societies

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The American Ceramic Society (ACerS)

ACerS is a non-profit organization that serves the informational, educational, and professional needs of the international ceramic materials community. The over 10,000 membership includes engineers, scientists, researchers, manufacturers, plant personnel, educators, students, marketing and sales professionals, and others in related materials disciplines. ACerS serves members in 80 countries with access to periodicals, books, meetings, and online technical information.


Association for Iron & Steel Technology (AIST)

AIST is a non-profit organization serving the steel industry with over 17,500 individual members from 70 countries. The organization is recognized as a global leader in networking, education and sustainability programs for advancing iron and steel technology. Its mission is to advance the technical development, production, processing and application of iron and steel.


ASM International (ASM)

ASM International was founded in 1913 as the American Society for Metals. Today, ASM is the world’s largest association of metals-centric materials scientists and engineers with over 30,000 members worldwide. ASM is dedicated to informing, educating and connecting the materials community to solve problems and stimulate innovation around the world.To learn more, visit


The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society (TMS)

TMS is a member-driven, international professional society dedicated to fostering the exchange of learning and ideas across the entire range of materials science and engineering, from minerals processing and primary metals production, to basic research and the advanced applications of materials. Included among its 12,000 professional and student members are metallurgical and materials engineers, scientists, researchers, educators, and administrators from more than 70 countries on six continents.



NACE International, The Worldwide Corrosion Authority, is the world’s largest and most recognized association for corrosion control. With over 36,000 members in 140 countries, NACE International is dedicated to protecting people, assets and the environment from the effects of corrosion. The association is involved in every industry and area of corrosion prevention and control, from chemical processing and water systems, to transportation and infrastructure protection.