Materials Research Society Foundation
View this letter from MRS President Bruce Clemens announcing the MRS Foundation
The Materials Research Society has a long and rich history of success
in launching and executing impactful grassroots programs that resonate
with the materials community. From funding special project requests for
student-proposed MRS University Chapter initiatives, to Strange Matter,
a lobby display that, due to the vision and determination of many
hard-working MRS volunteers, has become a popular and long-running
traveling interactive science museum exhibition … the materials
landscape is dotted with exciting and innovative grassroots projects
envisioned by our community and championed by our Society.
To enhance and expand support for initiatives like these—projects
that are important, timely and meaningful to the materials community—the
Materials Research Society is proud to announce the Materials Research Society Foundation.
Unique in several ways, the Foundation:
- advances the MRS mission to “promote communication for the advancement of interdisciplinary materials research to improve the quality of life”
- focuses on member engagement and funding to enrich, expand and
ensure MRS core programs in education, outreach and peer recognition
- leverages corporate partner, institutional and individual support to
invest in projects of importance to the materials community, as defined
by the materials community
- benefits a wide range of innovative grassroots, member-driven
initiatives—from student chapter proposals, to local or regional
education/outreach projects, to those with the potential to impact the
materials enterprise worldwide.
To learn how you can help make a difference or to apply for project funding, we invite you to explore this website. Working together, we
affirm our commitment to the MRS mission. Advancing materials. Improving
the quality of life.
The Materials Research Society Foundation operates as a program of the Materials Research Society. The
official registration and financial information of the Materials
Research Society Foundation may be obtained from the Pennsylvania
Department of State by calling toll free, within Pennsylvania,
1.800.732.0999. Registration does not imply endorsement.