TMS Honors and Awards

TMS award recipients include some of the most accomplished and promising minerals, metals, and materials scientists and engineers in the world. By recognizing their outstanding achievements, TMS hopes to encourage others in the profession to strive toward the same—and perhaps an even greater—level of distinction.

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Division Awards

TMS’s five technical divisions—Extraction & Processing (EPD), Functional Materials (FMD), Light Metals (LMD), Materials Processing & Manufacturing (MPMD), and Structural Materials (SMD)—each administer an array of awards recognizing excellence within a particular realm of expertise.

*Nominations no longer being accepted. View entry for past recipients.

Young Professionals Awards

TMS supports its early career members in in their professional growth and leadership development through awards intended to facilitate networking and advancement within the society. Many of these are administered through TMS’s five technical divisions—Extraction & Processing (EPD), Functional Materials (FMD), Light Metals (LMD), Materials Processing & Manufacturing (MPMD), and Structural Materials (SMD).

Student Awards

Through scholarships, travel grants, and award opportunities, TMS gives minerals, metals, and materials science and engineering students a solid start on their chosen career path. Many of these are administered through TMS’s five technical divisions—Extraction & Processing (EPD), Functional Materials (FMD), Light Metals (LMD), Materials Processing & Manufacturing (MPMD), and Structural Materials (SMD).

*Nominations no longer being accepted. View entry for past recipients.
**Eligible for a Battelle Matching Scholarship and Battelle Materials Graduate Student Scholarship.

Other Awards

TMS works with other organizations to offer prestigious opportunities for recognition of important professional contributions.

 

Propose a New Award

TMS has established and operated programs which honor outstanding achievements in the worldwide minerals, metals, and materials community.

If you would like to propose a new award, please complete the application and submit it to awards@tms.org for review. The appropriate committee(s) will review all applications and communicate their decision to the Award Requestor. Once funding and all appropriate documents are approved, TMS will begin the award’s nomination and selection process.

All TMS society, young professional, and student awards must be approved by the Honors & Professional Recognition Committee and TMS Board of Directors. TMS division awards must be approved by the sponsoring Division Council. Endowed awards must also be approved by the TMS Foundation Board of Trustees.

Some things to consider before moving forward with proposing a new award through/from TMS:

 

Contact Us

For additional information on TMS Honors and Awards, contact awards@tms.org.

Society Awards

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Division Awards

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Young Leader Awards

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Student Awards

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Other Awards

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