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.

Abstract Submission
May 13, 2019–June 13, 2019

Symposia (tentative)

Broader Impact 

  • BI01 Materials Data Science—Transformations in Interdisciplinary Education

Electronic, Photonic and Magnetic Materials 

  • EL01 Emerging Material Platforms and Approaches for Plasmonics, Metamaterials and Metasurfaces

  • EL02 Molecular and Organic Ferro- and Piezoelectrics—Science and Applications

  • EL03 Multiferroics and Magnetoelectrics

  • EL04 Emerging Chalcogenide Electronic Materials—From Theory to Applications

  • EL05 Diamond and Diamond Heterojunctions—From Growth and Technology to Applications

Energy and Environment 

  • EN01 Challenges in Battery Technologies for Next–Generation Electric Vehicles and Grid Storage Applications

  • EN02 Materials for High-Energy and Safe Electrochemical Energy Storage

  • EN03 Green Electrochemical Energy-Storage Solutions—Materials, Processes and Devices

  • EN04 Advanced Membranes for Energy-Efficient Molecular Separation and Ion Conduction

  • EN05 Chemomechanical and Interfacial Challenges in Energy Storage and Conversion—Batteries and Fuel Cells

  • EN06 Development in Catalytic Materials for Sustainable Energy—Bridging the Homogeneous/Heterogeneous Divide

  • EN07 Materials Science for Efficient Water Splitting

  • EN08 Halide Perovskites for Photovoltaic Applications—Devices, Stability and Upscaling
  • EN09 Advances in the Fundamental Science of Halide Perovskite Optoelectronics

  • EN10 Emerging Light-Emitting Materials and Devices—Perovskite Emitters, Quantum Dots and Other Low-Dimensional Nanoscale Emitters

  • EN11 Silicon for Photovoltaics

  • EN12 Structure–Function Relationships and Interfacial Processes in Organic Semiconductors for Optoelectronics

  • EN13 Flexible and Miniaturized Thermoelectric Devices Based on Organic Semiconductors and Hybrid Materials

  • EN14 Thermoelectric Energy Conversion (TEC)—Complex Materials and Novel Theoretical Methods

  • EN15 Nanomaterials for Sensing and Control of Energy Systems—Processing, Characterization and Theory

  • EN16 Advanced Materials, Fabrication Routes and Devices for Environmental Monitoring

  • EN17 Structure–Property Processing Performance Relationships in Materials for Nuclear Technologies

Fabrication of Functional Materials and Nanomaterials 

  • FF01 Beyond Graphene 2D Materials—Synthesis, Properties and Device Applications

  • FF02 2D Nanomaterials-Based Nanofluidics

  • FF03 Building Advanced Materials via Particle-Based Crystallization and Self-Assembly of Molecules with Aggregation-Induced Emission

  • FF04 Crystal Engineering of Functional Materials—Solution-Based Strategies

  • FF05 Advanced Atomic Layer Deposition and Chemical Vapor Deposition Techniques and Applications

  • FF06 Advances in the Fundamental Understanding and Functionalization of Reactive Materials

Materials for Quantum Technology

  • MQ01 Coherent and Correlated Magnetic Materials for Hybrid Quantum Interfaces

  • MQ02 Materials for Quantum Computing Applications

  • MQ03 Predictive Synthesis and Advanced Characterization of Emerging Quantum Materials

Materials Theory, Computation and Characterization

  • MT01 Advanced Atomistic Algorithms in Materials Science
  • MT02 Closing the Loop—Using Machine Learning in High-Throughput Discovery of New Materials

  • MT03 Bridging the Gap Between Theory and Industry to Accelerate Materials Development

  • MT04 Advanced Materials Exploration with Neutrons

  • MT05 Emerging Prospects and Capabilities in Focused Ion-Beam Technologies and Applications
  • MT06 In Situ Characterization of Dynamic Phenomena During Materials Synthesis
  • MT07 In Situ/Operando Studies of Dynamic Processes in Ferroelectric, Magnetic and Multiferroic Materials

Mechanical Behavior and Structural Materials

  • MS01 Extreme Mechanics

  • MS02 Mechanically Coupled and Defect—Enabled Functionality in Atomically Thin Materials

  • MS03 Mechanics of Nanocomposites and Hybrid Materials

  • MS04 Bulk Metallic Glasses and Their Composites—Methods, Prospects and Outcomes

  • MS05 High-Entropy Alloys and Other Novel High—Temperature Structural Alloys   

Soft Materials and Biomaterials

  • SB01 Multifunctional Materials—From Conceptual Design to Application-Motivated Systems

  • SB02 Multiscale Engineering Materials with Biological Systems

  • SB03 Smart Materials, Devices and Systems for Interface with Plants and Microorganisms

  • SB04 Hydrogel Materials—From Theory to Applications via 3D and 4D Printing

  • SB05 Light–Matter Interactions at the Interface with Living Cells, Tissues and Organisms

  • SB06 Bringing Mechanobiology to Materials—From Molecular Understanding to Biological Design

  • SB07 Bioelectrical Interfaces

  • SB08 Advanced Neural Materials and Devices

  • SB09 Interfacing Bio/Nano Materials with Cancer and the Immune System

  • SB10 Electronic Textiles

  • SB11 Multiphase Fluids for Materials Science—Droplets, Bubbles and Emulsions