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 the 2019-2020 Congressional Science and Engineering Fellow  

The Materials Research Society and Optical Society of America (OSA) are pleased to announce that Daniel Broberg, University of California, Berkeley, is their 2019-2020 Congressional Science and Engineering Fellow.

MRS and TMS Announce 2019-2020 Congressional Science and Engineering Fellow

The Materials Research Society and The Minerals, Metals and Materials Society (TMS) have selected Alexander Martin, New York University, as the 2019-2020 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.