Membership Benefits

  • Over $800,000 in scholarships and grants is available to Material Advantage members through the individual partner societies and Material Advantage program!
  • Members will receive three issues of each of the following partners’ major publications, mailed on a rotating schedule: Iron & Steel Technology, Advanced Materials & Processes® (including ASM News), and JOM.  Material Advantage Student Members receive only the electronic and tablet/smartphone app editions of The American Ceramics Society’s Bulletin.
    • Magazine mailing rotation for AIST, ASM, and TMS is as follows:
      • AIST: March and October
      • ASM: March, May and November
      • TMS: February, July and December
  • Receive access to the member websites of The American Ceramic Society, Association for Iron & Steel Technology, ASM International and TMS. This tool will provide access to membership directories, online versions of The American Ceramic Society’s Bulletin, Iron & Steel Technology, Advanced Materials & Processes, JOM and many other resources.
  • Qualify for Room Monitor positions at society meetings to help defray the costs of attending
  • Receive free access to ACerS’ ceramicSOURCE products/services and company directory, ASM’s Desk Editions, and the PE Study Guide.
  • Qualify for discounted registration fees to ACerS, AIST, ASM and TMS sponsored meetings and short courses.

Best Practice: Getting the most out of conferences

  • Qualify for discounted pricing on books, papers, CDs, software, videos, and more.
  • Receive free electronic access to TMS archival journals Metallurgical and Materials Transactions (A and B) and Journal of Electrical Materials (JEM), and qualify for discounts on print subscriptions.
  • Access to a variety of scholarships and awards plus the eligibility to compete in a number of society-sponsored contests.
  • Place position-wanted ads in Advanced Materials and Processes for a minimal charge.
  • Apply for an ASM Visa card through MBNA.
  • Subscribe to insurance at a low member rate through ASM.
  • Subscribe to Business Week at a low subscription rate.