WHO CAN BECOME A MEMBER?

All Malaysians and non-Malaysian who are 18 years of age and above, and are involved professionally, or in scholarly or scientific investigation and advancement of the field of tribology. Post-doctoral fellows or students pursuing postgraduate studies in the above-mentioned field, and are attached to established R&D organizations, will also be considered for membership.

 

MEMBERSHIP CATOGERIES

Each member is permitted to hold only one category of membership at one time. The membership is non-transferable.

The Executive Committee shall have the authority to restrict the number of members at any time and from time to time rescind such restriction and may order applications for memberships be held in abeyance for this purpose.

CATOGERY DESCRIPTION
Ordinary Membership

Ordinary membership shall be open to all researchers in the field of Tribology or related fields.

An ordinary Member shall, upon acceptance and payment of all due fees and subscriptions, be entitled to use the full facilities of the Society. Only Ordinary Members who have paid up   fully shall have the right to vote at General Meetings or stand for election to the Executive Committee.

Corporate Membership

Corporate membership shall be open to all companies and organizations who are involved in the field of tribology registered in Malaysia, subject to the approval of the Executive Committee.

Corporate Members shall be entitled to use the Society’s premises to promote their activities; place advertisements in the Society’s newsletter and publications at privileged rates; hold   talks and seminars for the Members; and nominate up to eight persons from the company or organization to attend the Society’s activities at the rates charged to Ordinary Members.

Corporate Members shall not hold office in the Society and shall have no right to vote in General Meetings.

Student Membership

Student membership shall be open to all students whose majors are related to the field of Tribology.

A Student Member shall, upon acceptance and payment of all due fees and subscriptions, be entitled to use the full facilities of the Society. Student Members shall not have the right to vote at General Meetings nor stand for election to the Executive Committee.

A university or university-college student shall not be eligible for membership without the prior approval of the Vice-chancellor of the university concerned.

Honorary Membership

The President may, at his discretion, invite a distinguished researcher to become an Honorary Member of the Society on such terms as the Executive Committee may from time to time decide. 

Fellow Membership

A person at least 35 years of age with approved academic qualifications, training and 10 years relevant experience. Also, has made significant contributions to the science and practice of profession of tribology or has given distinguished service to industry. 

Life Membership

Life membership is an exclusive membership shall be open to all researchers and students in the field of Tribology or related fields.

The Life Member shall, upon acceptance and payment of all due fees and subscriptions, be entitled to use the full facilities of the Society. Only Life Members who have paid up   fully shall have the right to vote at General Meetings or stand for election to the Executive Committee.

 

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