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MRS in the News is a collection of media coverage about MRS meetings, publications, membership, events and more. Read on to learn more about the exciting things happening around MRS. For MRS press releases, visit the MRS Press Room. For MRS in the News articles from the past year, please visit the archive page linked in the menu on the left.

MRS Fall Meeting Report

Wiley Analytical Science | February 28, 2021

Feeling Zoom-weary, fed up with pandemic limitations, and tough to get motivated for a virtual conference, I was wondering if the annual fall 2020 MRS meeting was really worth attending this year. However, partly because I did want to present my work and partly out of curiosity, I did decide to register and attend the meeting. And I am so glad I did because the 2020 MRS Fall Annual meeting – into which the spring meeting was merged – was both a big success and worthwhile.

MEMS Research Makes Cover of MRS Bulletin

Pitt Swanson Engineering | December 9, 2020

MEMS Professor Jorg Wiezorek and his group’s work is featured on the front cover of the November issue of the MRS Bulletin. The issue covers the developments in the field of processing metallic materials and includes Wiezorek’s article highlighting the in-situ TEM work Pitt does in collaboration with the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL).

Purdue’s innovative impact further enriched as 3 engineering professors chosen as National Academy of Inventors fellows

Purdue University | December 9, 2020

Alexandra Botasseva, member of the MRS Board of Directors, and Haiyan Wang, 2020 MRS Bulletin Volume Organizer, have been selected as National Academy of Inventors Fellows.

Ethio-American Scientist Sossina Haile Awarded 2020 David Turnbull Lectureship

Tadias Magazine | December 1, 2020

Sossina M. Haile, a professor of materials science and engineering at Northwestern University, has been awarded the 2020 David Turnbull Lectureship, a prestigious accolade that recognizes the career contributions of scientists in her field.

Five Towns students to present high-level science research

LIHerald.com | November 11, 2020

Two Five Towns residents will present their science research to as many as 14,000 members of the Materials Research Society from over 90 countries at the organization’s fall convention on Dec. 4. The presentation will be a virtual one, amid the continuing coronavirus pandemic.