Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex Student AVS Chapter

Membership benefits:

AVS is a national organization that offers many benefits to its members, including:

  1. Access to publications and technical libraries including presentations from AVS symposia as well as classic and useful reference books.
  2. Physics Today magazine containing topics differing with each issue, covering material of interest to the entire community and broadening members’ knowledge of diverse fields; content also includes the human, social, and political sides of science.
  3. Career services including an extensive list of job postings for a variety of majors, backgrounds, and skills.
  4. Student awards for divisions and at national level with cash prizes ranging from $300-$1000, a printed certificate, and some include plaques.
  5. Hotel discounts.
  6. Discount on AVS meetings.
  7. Aid for attending AVS symposia.
  8. Access to AVS short courses on vacuum technology, characterization techniques, and materials processing.

Being a member of the student chapter offers additional benefits such as:

  1. One year free membership to national AVS when register online at avs.org and say are a member of a student chapter (e.g. Dallas Metroplex in our case).
  2. Opportunity to network with professors including world leading authorities and form connections with industry personnel.
  3. Exposure to a wide variety of research fields.
  4. Opportunity to attend various academic and industrial seminars.
  5. Ability to network and socialize with undergraduate and graduate students within the scientific community.
  6. Opportunity to become an officer and develop leadership skills.
  7. Monetary aid to attend the annual AVS symposia.