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2023 MRS Fellows




Deji Akinwande, The University of Texas at Austin

For contributions to the development of wafer-scale monolayer graphene, and the realization of flexible nanosystems




Prashant V. Kamat, University of Notre Dame

For advancing the knowledge of materials chemistry through elucidation of the basic principles underlying light‐induced chargetransfer processes at heterogeneous interfaces, from quantumconfined semiconductors, to metallic nanoparticles, and to their hybrids




James J. Coleman, The University of Texas at Arlington

For the development of growth and processing methods for strained layer and selective area quantum well and nanostructure materials and devices





David A. Ginger, University of Washington

For pioneering research on nanostructured materials, especially the creative application of microscopy to characterize nanostructured semiconductors, including polymers and hybrid perovskites, for solar energy harvesting




Tony A. Heinz, Stanford University

For major contributions to the elucidation of the properties of surfaces, interfaces, and nanoscale materials, including carbon nanotubes, graphene, and 2D semiconductors, as well as to scientific and academic leadership



Ho Nyung Lee, Oak Ridge National Laboratory

For contributions to the advancement of precision synthesis and materials science of complex oxide thin films and heterostructures, and for his leadership and service to the materials science community






Zhiqun Lin, National University of Singapore

For pioneering contributions to develop general and robust strategies for precision synthesis, controlled evaporative self-assembly, solution-printing, and interfacial engineering of nanomaterials for energy conversion and storage



Benji Maruyama, U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory

For pioneering autonomous research, for nurturing a diverse, equitable & inclusive community through sustained service to MRS and other organizations, and for advancing the science of carbon nanomaterials




Phillip Messersmith, University of California, Berkeley

For contributions to the fundamental understanding of wet biological adhesion, leading to the design and translation of biologically inspired materials for medical, industrial and consumer applications





Nitin Padture, Brown University

For sustained and distinguished contributions to materials research in the areas of advanced composites, high-temperature coatings, and emerging photovoltaics, and outstanding leadership and service to the broader materials community






Kristin Persson, University of California, Berkeley

For pioneering the field of data-driven materials design



Yabing Qi, Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology

For seminal contributions to the application of surface/interface science and advanced characterization in correlating fundamental research with device applications of metal halide perovskite materials and organic semiconductors




Zhifeng Ren, University of Houston

For pioneering contributions to superconducting electron pairing symmetry, alignment of carbon nanotubes, thermoelectric property enhancement by nanostructuring, water electrolysis catalysts, boron arsenide crystals with high thermal conductivity and carrier mobility



Julie M. Schoenung, University of California, Irvine

For pioneering contributions in trimodal composites, coatings, additive manufacturing, green engineering, and mentoring of next-generation of materials scientists




Yuri Suzuki, Stanford University

For pioneering contributions to epitaxial magnetic oxide thin film heterostructures and devices with tailored magnetic and electronic properties, and dedicated service to the materials research community



Martin Winter, University of Münster

For pioneering battery research and exemplary leadership in diversifying young talents in energy/materials science, establishing international cooperation programs, and promoting understanding of energy storage in all groups of society




Kang Xu, U.S. Army Research Laboratory

For ground-breaking contributions to electrolytes, battery science and electrochemical interfaces, in particular pioneering high-concentration aqueous electrolytes with expanded electrochemical stability windows, and fundamental understanding of electrolyte-material interactions