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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 Fellow Kristin Persson named to Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences

Berkely Engineering | February 26, 2024

Kristin Persson, a 2023 MRS Fellow and 2023 MRS Spring Meeting Symposium X Speaker, has been elected as a foreign member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences in its 2024 Class for Chemistry.

2020 Von Hippel Award Winner Cato T. Laurencin to be Inducted into The Plastics Hall of Fame

UConn Today| February 7, 2024

Cato T. Laurencin, the 2020 Von Hippel Award winnerchief executive officer of The Cato T. Laurencin Institute for Regenerative Engineering, and the Albert and Wilda Van Dusen Distinguished Endowed Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Connecticut, will be inducted into The Plastics Hall of Fame.

Eleven MRS Members Among the National Academy of Engineering Class of 2024

National Academy of Engineering | February 6, 2024

MRS Members among those honored by NAE include Marc Baldo, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Irene Beyerlein, University of California, Santa Barbara; Alexandria Boehm, Stanford University; Babu Chalamala, Sandia National Laboratories; Carolyn Duran, Apple Inc.; Mark Hersam, Northwestern University; Taeghwan Hyeon, Seoul National University; Kei May Lau, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology; Nicholas Wright Miller, HickoryLedge LLC; Ravi Prasher, Bloom Energy; Daniel Christopher Worledge, IBM Research.

MRS Communications Editor-in-Chief Rigoberto C. Advincula earns IOM3 Fellowship Honor

University of Tennessee | January 17, 2024

UT-ORNL Governor’s Chair Professor Rigoberto Advincula has been awarded the grade of fellow by the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining (IOM3).



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