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Congressional Fellows

MRS co-sponsors a Congressional Fellowship providing members with an invaluable opportunity of public policy learning. Fellows contribute effective use of optical and materials science knowledge in government and broaden awareness of the value of scientist- and engineer-government interaction among our memberships, the federal government and the public.


MRS and Optica Announce 2022-2023 Congressional Science and Engineering Fellow 

The Materials Research Society and Optica are pleased to announce the selection of Sindhu Nathan as the 2022-2023  Congressional Science and Engineering Fellow.

For further information on either Fellowship program, contact us or the contacts listed for the participating societies.


In this interview, current and former MRS Congressional Fellows, Sarah Vorpahl and Ashley White, discuss the program and their time on Capitol Hill.