Advocacy & Policy

Congressional Fellows

MRS co-sponsors two Congressional Fellowships 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.

News

MRS and OSA Announce 2020-2021 Congressional Science and Engineering Fellow 

The Materials Research Society and The Optical Society (OSA) are pleased to announce the selection of Catherine Clark, University of Minnesota, as the 2020-2021 Congressional Science and Engineering Fellow.

MRS and TMS Announce 2020-2021 Congressional Science and Engineering Fellow

The Materials Research Society and The Minerals, Metals and Materials Society (TMS) have selected Megan Malara, The Ohio State University, as the 2020-2021 MRS/TMS 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.