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MRS Postdoctoral Awards

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MRS acknowledges the Jiang Family Foundation and MTI Corporation for their generous contribution to support this award.     

Nominations for the 2023 MRS Spring Meeting are due August 2.

About the Award

The MRS Postdoctoral Awards recognizes postdoctoral scholars who are showing exceptional promise that may include, for example, excellence in scientific research, leadership, advocacy, outreach, or teaching, during their postdoc assignment.

Award Package

Each award consists of a $2,000 honorarium, award trophy, citation certificate, meeting registration fee to attend the Materials Research Society Spring or Fall Meeting at which the award is presented, and a one-year MRS membership. Initially, up to four awards may be given per year.


For rules and eligibility, award administration and nomination package requirements, please see MRS Postdoctoral Awards Nomination Information.


In this MRS TV interview, MRS Postdoctoral Award Committee member Christopher Blanford discusses the importance of this award, criteria for recipients, and how to make a nomination.

MRS Postdoctoral Award Recipients