Membership Resources

As a SAMPE member, we welcome you to take advantage of offers, opportunities and services available only to SAMPE members. There are three types of memberships from which you can choose: professional, student or retired.

SAMPE Journal 

Your complimentary subscription to this acclaimed bi-monthly publication will provide you with a steady stream of technical articles, industry and international technical news, new literature and product announcements, book reviews, technical events and local SAMPE information

Free Technical Papers

SAMPE Members receive Online Technical Papers free of charge. Once a member registers with SAMPE and logs in, he/she can choose as many Technical Papers as they want, free from the SAMPE Store.

Employment Assistance

SAMPE offers strong employment assistance for members through its international network of contacts. If you are seeking employment or are looking for other career opportunities, our membership services adviser is here to help connect you with engineering managers and other decision makers looking to fill positions.

Professional Recognition

Annual awards are presented honoring distinguished contributions in material and process engineering, notable technological breakthroughs, and top technical papers. SAMPE provides the international stage for the recognition of your work through several media, including the SAMPE Journal.

Membership Directory

For many of its dedicated members, the most important aspect of SAMPE is the ability to network. This includes helping make new contacts, forge enduring associations, and promote lasting friendships, as well as significant career advancements.

Meetings, Seminars, and Literature

Meetings, seminars, publications, and technical papers are forums available for members to discover and access the most advanced materials and processes being developed by the scientific community. Local professional and student chapters provide organized gatherings, allowing you to meet others in your community.

Find your closest chapter here

Leadership Growth

Active members are encouraged to become an international officer and serve in SAMPE’s international arena. This can provide you a rare opportunity to influence an entire industry. SAMPE is the only technical society disseminating military and NASA-sponsored information on advanced materials and processes to all industries.

Journal of Advanced Materials (JAM)

A collection of each year’s Outstanding Technical Papers from SAMPE and CAMX conferences published digitally.

Thermoplastic Tutorial Series

SAMPE members get access to a 17-part educational video series focusing on current and upcoming trends in thermoplastics, including aerospace applications, co-consolidation, success factors and more.