Twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week, materials scientists and researchers from around the world are working on projects that have the potential to change the way we live. You and your colleagues work in a wide variety of settings and are interested in the total spectrum of materials-related issues and applications. Yet in many ways, your goals and challenges are much the same. To seek information. To collaborate with one another on ground-breaking techniques. To earn the respect of your peers. And to reach out to your communities.
To help you reach these goals, one society stands out from the rest—the Materials Research Society. Founded in 1973 to promote interdisciplinary goal-oriented basic research on materials of technological importance, the society is now more than 16,000 members strong—and includes regular, student, retired and unemployed membership options.
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Use this form to become a first-time member of the Materials Research Society, or if your MRS membership has lapsed and you wish to reinstate your membership. If you wish to renew an existing membership, please select "Renew Membership" at right.
MRS Member Benefits »
MRS member benefits include a free subscription to the MRS Bulletin, online access to all current and archived MRS Bulletin and Online Proceedings Library papers, discounted Journal of Materials Research subscription, discounted meeting registration rates and more.
Get Involved with MRS »
MRS is member-run and member-driven, and there is always a need for new volunteers of varying skills and interests. MRS member volunteers organize symposia, serve on governance committees, propose MRS Bulletin topics, participate in outreach efforts and much more.
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MRS Member Benefits and Society Activities (PDF) »
MRS is a growing, vibrant, member-driven organization focused on broadening the impact of materials science and improving the quality of life. Learn more about benefits of membership and society activities.