• Process Measurement and Control Division

    Access your Fall 2015 PMCD Newsletter here.


    Process Measurement and Control Division PamphletThe Process Measurement and Control Division (also known as PMCD) is organized within the Automation and Technology Department of ISA. The primary goal of PMCD is to advance the interests and knowledge of its members. PMCD supports its nearly 6,000 members by operating Technical Committees, publishing an industry-specific newsletter and participating with other ISA divisions in technical symposia.

     PMCD focuses on primary sensors, control hardware and software, and final control elements.  Our active technical committees reflect these areas of interest: 

    • Automation and Control Systems
    • Flow Technology
    • Pressure Technology
    • Temperature Technology
    • Level Technology
    • Field Calibration Technology
    • Final Control Elements

    PMCD promotes a highly professional, responsible image of the process measurement and control industry through its various programs and helps its members to develop that image and to succeed in a highly competitive market. As a PMCD member, you gain access to a wealth of professional knowledge, you now have the opportunity to share your experiences and learn from your peers.  

    2014/2015 Scholarship Program

    "The ISA Process Measurement and Control Division is accepting scholarship applications for 2014/2015.  Applicants must be nominated by PMCD members and be enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program related to process measurement and control.  The application deadline is November 30, 2014.  ISA student members who contribute to the Society early in their careers are apt to become members for the long term.  Do you know such promising students?  If so, please encourage them to apply.  For consideration, the 2014/2015 PMCD scholarship application form is enclosed." 

    To be considered for the scholarships, applicants must submit the following documents:

    • Completed application form
    • Transcript
    • Letter of recommendation
    • ISA membership form, if not a member

    A scholarship application form and ISA membership form are available here

    Get the Most out of Your Membership

    • Annual Events - Participate in a joint symposium with the Aerospace Division and the Test Measurement Division to become a co-sponsoring division for the International Instrumentation Symposium (IIS)
    • Industry News - Receive PMCD director and director-elect messages posted on the division website
    • Leadership Opportunity - Sharpen your leadership skills by helping plan and conduct various annual PMCD events
    • Technical Writing - Submit industry papers, review papers, and participate in developing sessions
    • Networking - Take advantage of the opportunity to network with other PMCD industry leaders
    • Valuable Information Resource - PMCD provides its members with comprehensive technical information to aid them in their profession, and their membership supplies:
      • Comprehensive industry newsletters featuring articles and papers from PMCD members and symposium participants
      • Access to the PMCD website that provides industry technical papers, web seminars, and a list serve of industry peers