Standardization News

Technical reports help make your information available. Longer than a journal paper, shorter than other publications, reports offer a peer-reviewed format to share work that may or may not otherwise call for full-consensus standards. Think of it... more
ASTM International President James Thomas announced that three students won $10,000 scholarships for their doctoral studies in fields where technical standards play a crucial role.  The winners were selected from dozens of graduate student... more
Nicholas D’Angelo Jr. is the 10th intern ASTM International has sponsored through the Washington Internships for Students of Engineering (WISE). As a part of the program, D’Angelo wrote a research paper, inspired by the water crisis in Flint,... more
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 International will post the results as a student standards... more
Teaching the Value of Standards Through Senior Design Work My standards education began in 1990 when I became the chairman of an ASTM International task group. I was the group leader of R&D for a medical device manufacturer, recognized the need... more
The Case for Standards in the Classroom It is vitally important, for many reasons, that students are introduced to international standards that are relevant to their disciplines during their time at university. These standards often contain... more
(Left to right) Katharine Morgan, executive vice president, ASTM meets with Think Like a Girl co-founders Megan DeGeorge, Alexis Basantis and Gabrielle Rochino, and their adviser, Jennifer A. Kadlowec, Ph.D., head of Rowan's Department of Mechanical... more
ASTM Members Offer Assistance and Support for College and University Efforts Students from the City College of New York attend the first installment of the Phase II environmental site assessments course through the college's Department of Earth... more
Setting the Standard Washington Internships for Students of Engineering is a nine-week experiential public policy program designed for engineering students between their junior and senior years in college. Each year, up to 15 students are chosen in... more
Learn how to attract the next generation of standards developers to your technical committee's work through these success stories. An oft-quoted maxim says that if you give someone a fish you may feed them for a day, but if you teach them how to... more
New ASTM Resource Provides Materials for Standards Education ASTM International has produced a new academic offering to help university professors provide information about technical standards as part of their engineering and business curricula.... more