About MRS

Publishing Alliance

MRS publishes with Springer Nature


Meetings Committee  

The Meetings Committee is responsible for planning, executing and evaluating program content of all Meetings in which the Society participates. This includes technical and non-technical or broader impact content, tutorials, workshops, electronic content delivery, experiments in new meetings, as well as co-sponsored, co-located or other partnered programming. It evaluates proposed MRS endorsements for external technical meetings; seeks opportunities to coordinate efforts across the Society and liases with the MRS Publications Committee to coordinate topical content between mediums when possible.

Chair: Loucas Tsakalakos, Coherent Corporation 
HQ Member: Eileen Kiley, MRS Director of Programs and Gopal Rao, MRS Chief Editor for Technical Content

If you'd like to inquire about specific volunteer opportunities or have questions about volunteering,
Get more information here »


You must be logged in to view the committee roster.

You must be a logged-in member of the Materials Research Society to view the rosters linked below.

Meetings Subcommittees

Terry Aselage, former Chair of the MRS Meetings Committee, discusses the role of the committee in developing meeting programming, and Christopher Richardson, moderator of the Quantum Materials Special Session, discusses his session.