Meetings & Events

2012 Archives

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Below are 2012 editions of the Meeting Scene email newsletter featuring recaps of events held during the 2012 MRS Spring Meeting in San Francisco, the XXI International Materials Research Congress in Cancun, the SBPMat meeting in Brazil and the 2012 MRS Fall Meeting in Boston.

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  • 2012 MRS Spring Meeting—Preview

    Preview of the 2012 MRS Spring Meeting in San Francisco held April 9-13, including: The Many Facets of Sustainable Development Forum, the technical program, plenary and awards sessions, special events, and more. Don't miss out!


  • 2012 MRS Spring Meeting—Day 1

    News and highlights from Day 1 of the 2012 MRS Spring Meeting. Highlights include Fred Kavli Distinguished Lectureship in Nanoscience, The Many Facets of Sustainable Development Forum, Fundamental Science Impact and Opportunities in Support of Clean Energy and Mesoscale Materials and Chemistry Town Hall Meeting.


  • 2012 MRS Spring Meeting—Day 2

    News from Day 2 of the 2012 MRS Spring Meeting, including a recap of the Innovation in Materials Characterization Award talk; the Outstanding Young Investigator Award talk; a video interview with the editor in chief of the Journal of Materials Research; and a recap of government agency talks. 


  • 2012 MRS Spring Meeting—Day 3

    This edition of Meeting Scene features news on Day 3 of the 2012 MRS Spring Meeting, including the MRS Awards Ceremony, Plenary Session, Symposium X, the Women in Materials Science & Engineering Breakfast, Technology Innovation Forum, poster awards, the University Chapters luncheon and technical sessions.    


  • 2012 MRS Spring Meeting—Day 4

    Day 4 recap of the 2012 MRS Spring Meeting with a list of Science as Art competition winners, government agency sessions recap, poster award winners, and highlights and photos from the technical program. Remember to check out the MRS Meetings Blog for more perspective on these activities. 


  • 2012 MRS Fall Meeting—Day 1 & 2

    News and highlights from Days 1 & 2 of the 2012 MRS Fall Meeting included Sustainability Forum—Building Teams to Tackle Complex Problems; Fred Kavli Distinguished Lectureship in Nanoscience; Materials Theory Award talk; and the Plenary Session


  • 2012 MRS Fall Meeting—Day 3

    Day 3 featured the Turnbull Lectureship presentation from Robert Sinclair, government agency sessions, poster award winners and technical talks. This issue covers the introduction of the Materials Research Society Foundation and MRS TV


  • 2012 MRS Fall Meeting—Day 4

    Highlights include Symposium X: MRS Medal Award Talk by Jennifer A. Lewis of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Von Hippel Award talk by Stuart S.P. Parkin of the IBM Almaden Research Center; graduate student awards; poster awards; and the fourth Technology Innovation Forum


  • 2012 MRS Fall Meeting—Day 5

    Highlights from Day 5 include the MRS Medal Award talk from Miquel Salmeron, an Open Forum on Activities and Opportunities in Africa, Science as Art award recipients, poster awards and more.