Standardization News

An ASTM International technical committee — any one of about 150 — serves as an organizing approach for standards work. These committees cover about 90 industry sectors. Over ASTM’s history, committees have been organized in areas from metals and... more
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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
Exo Technology Center of Excellence Announces Student Paper Competition, Hosts Advisory Board Meeting ASTM International’s Exo Technology Center of Excellence (ET CoE) announced a student paper competition on designing safe exoskeletons and exosuits... more
ASTM International Selects WSU Student for 2020 WISE Internship ASTM International is sponsoring Patrick Robichaud, a senior at Washington State University, for the 2020 Washington Internships for Students of Engineering (WISE) program.  Robichaud... more