How to Form a Chapter at Your University

How to Form a Chapter

First, find three friends who are student members of the Society For Biomaterials and one faculty member who is an Active member of the Society.

Then, write up a constitution which agrees with the National Student Section's objectives; a fill in the blank version is available below.

Next, elect or appoint officers according to your constitution and bylaws.

Finally, send a list of your officers, members, and faculty advisor along with a copy of your constitution and bylaws to the Society For Biomaterials Headquarters office info@biomaterials.org for approval by the Student Section Bylaws Chair. Following approval, the chapter will be recognized as active and will be listed on the SFB website on the following page: https://www.biomaterials.org/students-national-student-chapter/current-s...

National Student Chapter Objectives and Goals

  • to encourage the development, dissemination, integration, and utilization of knowledge in biomaterials
  • to promote student research and education in biomaterials and related disciplines
  • to promote the advancement of biomaterials research and education and its related aspects
  • to futher the aims and objectives of the Society For Biomaterials as they relate to student research and education
  • to identify students interest in biomaterials
  • to generate student and faculty interest and interaction in biomaterials
  • to aid the efficiency of students seeking research opportunities

 

New Student Chapter Application
SFB New Chapter Bylaws Guide

 

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