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About Us

The Society for the Advancement of Material and Process Engineering (SAMPE®) is a global professional member society that provides enhanced educational opportunities, by delivering information on new and advanced materials and processing technology. SAMPE provides growth and educational opportunities via conferences, exhibitions, technical forums, and publications. As the only technical society encompassing all fields of endeavor in materials and processes, SAMPE provides a unique and valuable forum for scientists, engineers, and academicians. SAMPE North America is a regional subsidiary of SAMPE that serves Canada, Mexico, and the United States.


Our Vision

SAMPE North America is pivotal to every new material innovation and process solution.

Our Core Values

Knowledge transfer

Creativity and innovation

Professional engagement and inclusion

Absolute integrity

Roadmap to the Future

SAMPE North America will achieve its vision through a strategic roadmap process, which involves the following taskforces:

Emerging Technologies Taskforce
Expanding beyond composites, SAMPE North America is the authority for current and emerging materials and processing technologies and solutions.
Information and Expertise Taskforce
SAMPE North America is the preferred choice for credible materials and processing information and expertise. This task force will work to improve knowledge transfer to all ages.

SAMPE North America

SAMPE is governed by an Executive Cabinet elected from its members. A Board of Directors representing the professional chapters oversees the Cabinet. Day-to-day operations of the Society are run by a paid professional staff located at the International Business Office in Diamond Bar, California.

The professional chapters are governed similarly by volunteers elected by the local membership.

The professional chapters sponsor student chapters, guiding students in their professional development and supplying information on this area of technology.



At SAMPE North America, our mission is to provide enhanced educational opportunities to all its members, guests and staff. At its core, SAMPE North America is a professional organization that includes and celebrates diverse talents and welcomes all genders, ethnic and cultural backgrounds as well as all ages, professional areas and levels. Celebrating the diversity of our community is one of our greatest strengths and is essential for the success of our organization.

In principal and practice, let’s continue working together to offer a respectful and inclusive environment for everyone. Embrace what makes us different; celebrate it, support it, and let’s make SAMPE North America a place where diversity, equality and inclusion serve as the cornerstone of our highest values.

If you are interested in promoting diversity, equality and inclusion in SAMPE North America, please consider joining the Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) Committee. This team sets priorities and provides guidance on D&I initiatives and resources to meet the needs of SAMPE NA members.

Feel free to contact the D&I Committee Chair, Jenn Fielding at


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21680 Gateway Center Drive
Suite 300
Diamond Bar, CA 91765-2454

P: +1.626.521.9460