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We’ve all worked the last few years in a mostly remote work environment, conducting meetings on various virtual platforms. Although ASTM International’s technical committees haven’t missed a beat, we’ve noted some differences between virtual and in-... more
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ASTM Hosts First “Ladies Lunch” in Two Years After holding virtual sessions during the COVID-19 pandemic, the December meeting of the committee on petroleum products, liquid fuels, and lubricants (D02) in Anaheim, California, saw the first in-person... more
Emerging Professionals Program Plans Committee Week Workshops The Emerging Professionals Program will continue in its eighth year in 2022 with four workshops planned to be held during committee weeks. The workshops are slated for June 14, June 28,... more
ANSI Announces 2022 Student Paper Competition The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) has announced its 2022 Student Paper Competition. Students are invited to submit papers on ways that standards support innovation, cooperation, and... more
ASTM International Awards Four Graduate Scholarships Four graduate student winners each received a $10,000 scholarship for their studies in fields where technical standards play a crucial role. This year’s winners were chosen from a competitive pool... more
Emerging Professionals: June Program Held, Nominations Deadlines Announced Congratulations to the June 2021 class of Emerging Professionals (EPs). The latest program was held June 21-23 and developed participants’ leadership skills,  plus an in-... more
UTEC Student Chapter Launches in Peru, Holds First Event A new ASTM International student chapter launched March 4 at UTEC, the Universidad de Ingeniería y Tecnología, in Lima, Peru. More than 30 UTEC students, faculty, and ASTM representatives... more
NSI Announces 2021 Student Paper Competition The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) and its committee on education have announced their 2021 paper competition. The theme is “The Use of Standards in the Global Fight Against COVID-19.” The... more
ASTM Manager Presents at African Standards Organization Event and to College Students Travis Murdock, a staff manager in technical committee operations at ASTM International, spoke at the African Organisation for Standardisation (ARSO) Webinar on... more
First ASTM International Student Chapter Launches at Florida International University ASTM International launched its first student chapter at Florida International University (FIU) during a virtual ceremony on Sept. 18. The FIU chapter will include... more
Student Project Grants Available from ASTM International ASTM International is now offering a limited number of $500 grants to university students to help with student design projects that contain an ASTM International standards component. ASTM... more