Meetings & Events

1995 MRS Fall Meeting

November 27–December 1, 1995
Boston, Massachusetts
Meeting Chairs: Michael J. Aziz, Berend T. Jonker, Leslie J. Struble

Symposium X—Frontiers of Materials Research

Chairs

Michael J. Aziz, Harvard University
Berend T. Jonker, Naval Research Laboratory
Leslie J. Struble, University of Illinois-Urbana

This symposium is the Society's principal vehicle to maintain the interdisciplinary and integrative nature of its mission within the materials community. Monday through Thursday, two 40-minute invited reviews are presented over the lunch hour.

Leaders in various specialties represented by the topical symposia present (didactic) reviews designed for materials researchers who are NOT specialists in the reviewed field.

*Invited Paper

SESSION X1
Chairs: Michael J. Aziz, Berend T. Jonker and Leslie J. Struble
Monday Afternoon, November 27
Salon C/D (M)

12:05 P.M. *X1.1
AN INTEGRATED MODELLING APPROACH FROM PROCESSING TO PERFORMANCE, Anthony Evans, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA.

12:45 P.M. *X1.2
DOPING ISSUES IN WIDE-GAP SEMICONDUCTORS, James Chadi, NEC Research Institute, Princeton, NJ.



SESSION X2
Chairs: Michael J. Aziz, Berend T. Jonker and Leslie J. Struble
Tuesday Afternoon, November 28
Solar C/D (M)

12:05 P.M. *X2.1
TOUGH CERAMICS, George Beall, Corning, Inc., Corning, NY.

12:45 P.M. *X2.2
MICROSTRUCTURE-BASED MATERIALS DESIGN, Gregory Olson, Northwestern University, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Evanston, IL.

SESSION X3
Chairs: Michael J. Aziz, Berend T. Jonker and Leslie J. Struble
Wednesday Afternoon, November 29
Solar C/D (M)


12:05 P.M. *X3.1
MATERIALS SCIENCE IN FORENSICS, John Reffner, SpectraTech, Inc., Shelton, CT.

12:45 P.M. *X3.2
WHERE IS THE MATERIALS SCIENCE IN RADIOACTIVE WASTE DISPOSAL? Rod Ewing, University of New Mexico, Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Albuquerque, NM.

SESSION X4
Chairs: Michael J. Aziz, Berend T. Jonker and Leslie J. Struble
Thursday Afternoon, November 30
Salon C/D (M)
12:05 P.M. *X4.1
SCIENCE ON THE SPACE SHUTTLE: THE UNITED STATES MICROGRAVITY LABORATORY MISSIONS, Catherine Coleman, Johnson Space Center, Houston, TX.





TUTORIAL
FTX: FEDERAL MATERIALS RESEARCH PROGRAMS
AND OPPORTUNITIES
Instructor: Louis J. Ianniello, Consultant,
formerly with the Department of Energy
Sunday, November 26, 1:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Suffolk (M)

* Overview of federal agency funding levels, research scope and directions
* Current opportunities for collaboration and funding Symposium W
* Requirements and methodology for obtaining funding

This tutorial will present an overview of the scope and opportunities for research in the various federal agencies, both from the point of view of trying to achieve an increased level of collaboration and of obtaining information on how to apply for grants and contracts.