COLUMBUS, OH - The honor of Fellow of the society was established to provide recognition to members for distinguished contributions in the field of materials science and engineering, and to develop a broadly based forum for technical and professional leaders to serve as advisors to the Society.

Criteria for the Fellow Award are:

- Outstanding accomplishments in materials science or engineering
- Broad and productive achievement in production, manufacturing, management, design, development, research or education.
- Five years current, continuous membership.

Deadline for nominations for the Class of 2009 is November 30th, 2008. Complete information including the rules, interpretive comments, and user-friendly nomination form are available on the ASM website or by contacting Carole Chesla at ASM International.