Member organisations and links
National Committee for Materials Science and Engineering (NCMSE)
The NCMSE is a national committee of the Australian Academy of Science. Along with the Australian Materials research Society (AMRS) it aims to foster interdisciplinary materials science and engineering in Australia, to link the Academy to Australian materials scientists and engineers, including the relevant institutions and scientific societies, and to serve through AMRS as a link between Australian and overseas materials scientists, primarily through IUMRS.
» NCMSE website
Materials Australia provides technical materials support to those in the materials engineering, manufacturing and research industries. This includes written information, training, conferences and seminars.
» Materials Australia website
Australian Institute of Physics (AIP)
The Australian Institute of Physics exists to support professional physicists and to promote all aspects of physics to the wider community.
» AIP website
Royal Australian Chemical Institute (RACI)
The RACI has several divisions with a strong materials flavour, including polymers, solid state, colloid and surface science, analytical chemistry, electrochemistry and physical chemistry.
» RACI website
The Vacuum Society of Australia
The Vacuum Society of Australia is a volunteer-based, non-profit organization dedicated to advancing the science and technology of vacuum, materials, surfaces, interfaces, thin films, and plasmas, and to providing a variety of educational opportunities.
» Vacuum Society of Australia website
The Australian Optical Society (AOS)
The Australian Optical Society (AOS) is a non-profit organisation for the advancement of optics in Australia. The society was formed in 1983 for this purpose. The society is not a professional body and may include anyone contributing to or interested in optics in the widest sense.
» AOS website
The Australian Microscopy and Microanalysis Society (AMMS)
The AMMS is a nonprofit organisation dedicated to the promotion and advancement of the knowledge of the science and practice of all microscopical imaging, analysis and diffraction techniques useful for elucidating the ultrastructure and function of materials in diverse areas of biological, materials, medical and physical sciences.
» AMMS website
Australian Ceramics Society (ACS)
The Australasian Ceramic Society is an organisation that works towards furthering all aspects of ceramics - science, industry, research, trade and in art. The Society aims to bring together all those interested and involved in ceramics for mutual co-operation and the exchange of knowledge and ideas.
» ACS website
Australian X-ray Analytical Association (AXAA)
The Australian X-ray Analytical Association (AXAA) Inc. was formed around 1968. The association seeks to provide a forum for technical meetings, discussion and information interchange between workers in the fields of x-ray analysis.
» AXAA website
Engineers Australia is the national forum for the advancement of engineering and the professional development of its members. It is the largest and most diverse professional body for engineers in Australia.
» Engineers Australia website
The Australian Nanotechnology Network (ANN)
ANN is dedicated to substantially enhancing Australia’s research outcomes in this important field by promoting effective collaborations, exposing researchers to alternative and complementary approaches from other fields, encouraging forums for postgraduate students and early career researchers, increasing nanotechnology infrastructure, enhancing awareness of existing infrastructure, and promoting international links.
» ANN website