MCMASTER MATERIALS STUDENT TECHNICAL SOCIETY

The McMaster Materials Student Technical Society is a student-run organization dedicated to promoting the field of materials science and engineering. The executive committee comprises of graduate and undergraduate students from the department of Materials Science and Engineering at McMaster University, working together to provide opportunities for professional development and educational growth for students in engineering and science.

Social events and workshops are organized throughout the year, bringing industry professionals and students together for networking opportunities and educational development. The social events also serve to promote communication between graduate and undergraduate students.

 

McMaster MSTS is a student chapter sponsored by MetSoc of CIM, and Material Advantage: ACerS, AIST, ASM International, and TMS.

 

Next Event

 

Resume Making Workshop

September 24, 2018

 

Please join us for our first event of 2018-2019! The McMaster MSTS is pleased to welcome back Shannon Clark from ArcelorMittal Dofasco for a resume making workshop and social! During this workshop students will work towards refining current resumes and worked towards properly constructing their resumes based on industry needs. Refreshments will be provided at 6pm and the resume workshop will start at 7pm. Limited seats are available, so please be sure to sign up through out EventBrite!

 

 

 

 

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Casting Workshop

MSTS Speaker Night

Resume Making Workshop

Casting Workshop

Tuesday February 20 - Thursday February 22, 2018

 

The McMaster MSTS held a casting workshop sponsored by MetSoc of CIM. The workshop included the installation of the casting software on our personal laptops for a 45 day evaluation and training on casting simulating softwares: SOLIDCast™ for solidification defects; FLOWCast™ for metal flow related defects and OPTICast™ to optimize metal yield % and process parameters automatically. Training was be done by David Schmidt from Finite Solutions Inc. (USA) and François Audet from Foundry Solutions Metallurgical Services Inc. (technical support for Canada).

 

Coffee, snacks, and lunch were included for students participating in the workshop, allowing a networking opportunity for students.

MSTS Speaker Night

February 5, 20178

 

McMaster Materials Students Technical Society had the pleasure of hosting Rob Martin, General Manager, Metallurgy, Quality, and Continuous Improvement at ArcelorMittal Dofasco. Rob gave a presentation to us about his career in ferrous metallurgy and the past, present, and future of the steel industry.

 

Following the presentation, Rob, other AMD employees (including recent graduates and an HR representative) and student members gathered together for a social evening.

Resume Making Workshop

November 23, 2017

 

A 1.5 hour workshop for students who would soon be graduating hosted by Shannon Clark from ArcelorMittal Dofasco. During this workshop students worked towards refining current resumes and worked towards properly constructing their resumes based on industry needs.

 

 

 

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