Meetings & Events


2019 MRS Fall Meeting

December 1-6, 2019
Boston, Massachusetts

Join us in Boston!

The 2019 MRS Fall Meeting and Exhibit will be held in Boston, Massachusetts.  All technical sessions and non-symposia, broader impact events will be held at the Hynes Convention Center and adjacent Sheraton Boston Hotel.

Symposia (tentative)

Broader Impact

  • Materials Data Science— Transformations in Interdisciplinary Education

Electronic, Photonic and Magnetic Materials

  • Emerging Material Platforms and Approaches for Plasmonics, Metamaterials and Metasurfaces
  • Molecular and Organic Ferro- and Piezoelectrics— Science and Applications
  • Multiferroics and Magnetoelectrics
  • Emerging Chalcogenide Electronic Materials— From Theory to Applications
  • Diamond- and Diamond Heterojunctions— From Growth and Technology to Applications

Energy and Environment

  • Challenges in Battery Technologies for Next-Generation Electric Vehicles and Grid Storage Applications
  • Green Electrochemical Energy-Storage Solutions—Materials, Processes and Devices
  • Materials for High-Energy and Safe Electrochemical Energy Storage
  • Advanced Membranes for Energy-Efficient Molecular Separation and Ion Conduction
  • Development in Catalytic Materials for Sustainable Energy—Bridging the Homogeneous/Heterogeneous Divide
  • Chemomechanical and Interfacial Challenges in Energy Storage and Conversion—Batteries and Fuel Cells
  • Materials Science for Efficient Water Splitting
  • Halide Perovskites for Photovoltaic Applications— Devices, Stability and Upscaling
  • Advances in the Fundamental Science of Halide Perovskite Optoelectronics
  • Emerging Light-Emitting Materials and Devices—Perovskite Emitters, Quantum Dots and Other Low-Dimensional Nanoscale Emitters
  • Silicon for Photovoltaics
  • Structure–Function Relationships and Interfacial Processes in Organic Semiconductors for Optoelectronics
  • Flexible and Miniaturized Thermoelectric Devices Based on Organic Semiconductors and Hybrid Materials
  • Thermoelectric Energy Conversion (TEC)— Complex Materials and Novel Theoretical Methods
  • Nanomaterials for Sensing and Control of Energy Systems—Processing, Characterization and Theory
  • Advanced Materials, Fabrication Routes and Devices for Environmental Monitoring
  • Structure–Property Processing Performance Relationships in Materials for Nuclear Technologies

Fabrication of Functional Materials and Nanomaterials

  • Beyond Graphene 2D Materials— Synthesis, Properties and Device Applications
  • 2D Nanomaterials-Based Nanofluidics
  • Building Advanced Materials via Particle-Based Crystallization and Self-Assembly of Molecules with Aggregation-Induced Emission
  • Crystal Engineering of Functional Materials— Solution-Based Strategies
  • Advanced Atomic Layer Deposition and Chemical Vapor Deposition Techniques and Applications
  • Advances in the Fundamental Understanding and Functionalization of Reactive Materials

Materials for Quantum Technology

  • Coherent and Correlated Magnetic Materials for Hybrid Quantum Interfaces
  • Materials for Quantum Computing Application
  • Predictive Synthesis and Advanced Characterization of Emerging Quantum Materials

Materials Theory, Computation and Characterization

  • Advanced Atomistic Algorithms in Materials Science
  • Closing the Loop—Machine Learning Guided High-Throughput Discovery of New Materials
  • Accelerated Materials Development— From Discovery to Manufacturing
  • Advanced Materials Exploration with Neutrons
  • Emerging Prospects and Capabilities in Focused Ion Beam Technologies and Applications
  • In Situ Characterization of Dynamic Phenomena During Materials Synthesis
  • In Situ/Operando Studies of Dynamic Processes in Ferroelectric, Magnetic and Multiferroic Materials

Mechanical Behavior and Structural Materials

  • Extreme Mechanics
  • Mechanically Coupled and Defect-Enabled Functionality in Atomically Thin Materials
  • Mechanics of Nanocomposites and Hybrid Materials
  • Bulk Metallic Glasses and Their Composites— Methods, Prospects and Outcomes
  • High-Entropy Alloys and Other Novel High-Temperature Structural Alloys

Soft Materials and Biomaterials

  • Multifunctional Materials—From Conceptual Design to Application-Motivated Systems
  • Advanced Neural Materials and Devices
  • Multiscale Bioelectrical Interfaces— Materials, Design and Assembly
  • Electronic Textiles
  • Macro- and Nanoscale Engineering Within Host Biology
  • Smart Materials, Devices and Systems for Interface with Plants and Microorganisms
  • Multiphase Fluids for Materials Science— Droplets, Bubbles and Emulsions
  • Hydrogel Materials— From Theory to Applications via 3D and 4D Printing
  • Light–Matter Interactions at the Interface with Living Cells, Tissues and Organisms
  • Interfacing Bio/Nano Materials with Cancer and the Immune System
  • Bringing Mechanobiology to Materials— From Molecular Understanding to Biological Design