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31st International Materials Research Congress

August 13-18, 2023 | Cancún, Mexico

A core mission of the Materials Research Society is to promote leading-edge research on materials around the world.  The Materials Research Society (MRS) and the Sociedad Mexicana de Materiales (SMMater) are excited to be working together on this global effort by growing the International Materials Research Congress (IMRC) held annually in Cancún, Mexico.

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A.  Energy & Environmental Applications
B.  Multifunctional and Computational Materials Design
C.  Biomaterials for Translational Applications
D.  Materials for Advanced Manufacturing
E.  General

Meeting Chairs

Marina E. Rincón, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
Jose Martin Herrera-Ramirez, Advanced Materials Research Center, México
Zakaria Al Balushi, University of California, Berkeley, USA
Yu Shrike Zhang, Harvard Medical School, USA

Publishing Information

MRS Advances is the publication of record for the International Materials Research Congress (IMRC) 2023. As part of the strategic collaboration between SMMater and the Materials Research Society, MRS has published IMRC content since 2009. All IMRC 2023 presenters will be provided information about submitting to MRS Advances, including deadlines, manuscript preparation, and other journal details. MRS Advances is indexed in Scopus and Web of Science, among others, and will receive a Journal Impact Factor in the summer of 2023. Previously published IMRC content can be found at