HIGHL IGHTS A D V A N C E D M A T E R I A L S & P R O C E S S E S | S E P T E M B E R 2 0 2 0 5 4 Nomination Deadline for the 2021 Class of Fellows is Fast Approaching The honor of Fellow of the Society was established to provide recognition to ASM members for distinguished con- tributions in the field of materials science and engineering, and to develop a broadly based forum for technical and pro- fessional leaders to serve as advisors to the Society. Criteria for the Fellow award include: • Outstanding accomplishments in materials science or engineering • Broad and productive achievement in production, manufacturing, management, design, development, research, or education • Five years of current, continuous ASM membership Deadline for nominations for the class of 2021 is November 30, 2020. To nominate someone, visit the ASM website to request a unique nomination form link. Rules and past recipients are available at asminternational. org/membership/awards/asm-fellows or by contacting Christine Hoover, 440.671.3858 or christine.hoover@ . ASM Nominating Committee Nominations Due ASM International is seeking members to serve on the 2021 ASM Nominating Committee. The committee will select a nominee for 2021-2022 vice president (who will serve as president in 2022-2023) and three nominees for trustee. Candidates for this committee can only be pro- posed by a Chapter through its executive committee, an ASM committee or council, or an affiliate society board. Nominations are due December 15. For more informa- tion, contact Leslie Taylor at 440.338.5472 or leslie.taylor@ , or visit governance/nominating-committee. 2021 Distinguished Lectureship in Materials & Society Nominations are currently being accepted for the ASM/ TMS Distinguished Lectureship in Materials & Society. The lecture was established in 1971 and is jointly sponsored by The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society (TMS) and ASM International. The topic of the lecture shall fall within these objectives: • To clarify the role of materials science and engineering in technology and in society in its broadest sense. • To present an evaluation of progress made in developing new technology for the ever-changing needs of technology and society. • To define new frontiers for materials science and engineering. Nominations may be proposed by any member of either Society by September 30. View sample forms, rules, and past recipients at Contact or Deborah Hixon at TMS Headquarters, . SMST Founders’ Grant Accepting Applications The International Organization on Shape Memory and Superelastic Technologies (SMST), an affiliate society of ASM International, is seeking applications for the 2021 SMST Founders’ Grant. The intent of the SMST Founders’ Grant is to provide funding for early, exploratory research related to shape memory and superelasticity. It is expected that the funds will be used as a “seed grant,” used to test a concept and lay a foundation for obtaining further fund- ing from industry or government agencies. The grant, which was endowed in 2019 by Dr. T.W. Duerig, FASM, includes a stipend up to $50,000 over two years. Deadline to apply is January 15, 2021. For more information visit 3al1m22 or email Thermal Spray Hall of Fame Seeks Nominations The Thermal Spray Hall of Fame, established in 1993 by the Thermal Spray Society of ASM International, recognizes and honors outstanding leaders who have made significant contributions to the science, technology, practice, educa- tion, management, and advancement of thermal spray. For a copy of the rules, nomination form, and list of previous recipients, visit or contact mary- Nominations are due September 30, for recognition in 2021. NOMINATIONS & APPLICATIONS Of cial ASM Annual Business Meeting Notice The Annual Business Meeting of members of ASM International will be held virtually on: Monday, September 14 4:00 - 5:00 p.m. Register for the virtual meeting online at: The purpose of the ASM Annual Business Meet- ing is the election of officers for the 2020-21 term and transaction of other Society business.