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2014 MRS/E-MRS Bilateral Energy Conference—Day 1 »

The MRS/E-MRS Bilateral Energy Conference started its first day with numerous technical sessions. Highlights here include excerpts from symposia X, Y, Z and AA, and lots of photos.

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2014 MRS/E-MRS Bilateral Energy Conference—Day 2 »

Day two of the MRS/E-MRS Bilateral Energy Conference in Lille, France, continued with the start of the remaining symposia, as well as poster sessions and the opening of the exhibit. The Scanning the Meeting section features more photos of speakers, attendees and exhibitors.

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2014 MRS/E-MRS Bilateral Energy Conference—Day 3 »

Highlights of day three of the 2014 MRS/E-MRS Bilateral Energy Conference include several plenary sessions, including one by Peter F. Green on Materials and Morphologies for Efficient Energy Conversion. In addition to the plenary talks, attendees also took part in a full schedule of symposia, posters and the exhibition.  

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2014 MRS/E-MRS Bilateral Energy Conference—Day 4 »

The 2014 MRS/E-MRS Bilateral Energy Conference came to a close with three plenary talks, including EU40 Materials Prize Winner Jordi Arbiol discussing "A Close Look at the Atoms:  Journey to the Nanoworld through Advanced Electron Microscopy." Also included in this issue are selected talks from the Bilateral Energy Conference.

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2014 MRS Spring Meeting—Days 1 & 2 »

The 2014 MRS Spring Meeting kicked off on Monday and Tuesday with a tribute to Fred Kavli; the Fred Kavli Distinguished Lectureship in Nanoscience from Yury Gogotsi, Drexel University; the Technology Innovation Forum VII; a symposium X talk from Jillian Banfield, University of California, Berkeley; the Mid-Career Researcher Award talk from Lei Jiang, Chinese Academy of Sciences; the Government Agency Forum and technical sessions.

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2014 MRS Spring Meeting—Day 3 »

Wednesday was full of activities: a Symposium X talk from Stephen Pennycook, University of Tennessee, Knoxville; the Innovation in Materials Characterization Award talk from Albert Polman, University of Amsterdam; the Awards Ceremony; the Plenary Session speaker, John Tracy, The Boeing Company; the Women in Materials Science and Engineering Breakfast; Science as Art winners and poster award winners.

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2014 MRS Spring Meeting—Day 4 »

A full slate of technical symposia continued Thursday, punctuated by an amazing Symposium X talk by Pratibha Gai, in which she described and showed videos of catalytic chemical reactions in progress at the atomic level in her E(S)TEM microscope. The Science as Art entries were on display, and the final poster session produced three more winning posters.

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