Materials Information Service contacts

To email any of the following consultants/advisors please use our online enquiry form.

Hilda Kaune

Hilda is responsible for the running of the IOM3 Library, which includes the Library and Heritage collections of the Institute. She runs the Materials Information Service (MIS) helpdesk and collaborates to projects such as IOM3 Digitisation. Hilda also advises the Plastics Historical Society in the running of their library. She liaises with the Historical Metallurgy Society and the Engineering Institutions Librarians' Committee.

Contact details:  Tel: +44 (0)20 7451 7360


Frances Perry

Frances's main responsibility is to produce IMM Abstracts. She is involved with the areas covered by the minerals and mining section of the library and also secretary to the Applied Earth Science technical community board and divisional co-ordinator for the Mineral Processing & Extractive Metallurgy community board.

Contact details:  Tel: +44 (0)203 105 3210 (temporary number) / +44 (0)20 7451 7324

Fax: +44 (0)20 7387 0766


David Arthur, FIMMM

.As Head of Specialist Support, David oversees the provision of technical advice to members and the general public, as part of the Charitable activities. He is resposnsible for the day to day running of the Technical Communities and work on policy and policy consultations.  David's specialist areas are general metallurgy including titanium, steel, powder metallurgy, failure analysis, and materials selection. He also has expertise in casting, and joining processes. He is also involved with the Industry Affiliate Scheme.

Contact detals:  Tel: +44 (0)114 327 1960