Clarkson Professor Appointed to Committee for The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society

May 15, 2024

Ioannis Mastorakos, an associate professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering was recently appointed a voting member of The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society (TMS) Structural Materials Division (SMD) Council, one of the TMS Functional Committees. The SMD is home to TMS members who work on the science and engineering of load-bearing materials, including studies into the nature of a material's chemical, physical, thermodynamic and mechanical properties resulting from their composition, microstructure, process history and operating environment.

Headshot, Ioannis Mastorakos

Mastorakos’s appointment is for two years, ending in April 2026. TMS Technical Division councils and functional committees oversee the high-level activities of the Society, organize technical and non-technical initiatives, and provide guidance on special topics.  The SMD Council governs the division's activities and receives input from assigned society administrative committees.

The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society (TMS) is a professional society that connects minerals, metals, and materials scientists and engineers who work in industry, academia, and government positions around the world. They create networking, publication, and professional development opportunities by convening international conferences, publishing books and journals, administering awards, conducting short courses and training, and bringing together the professional community to address issues of common concern. They also provide leadership in the accreditation of university programs in metallurgical, materials, and similarly named engineering programs.

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