2022 MRS Fall Meeting & Exhibit

Join us in Boston!

The 2022 MRS Fall Meeting will be held November 27 through December 2, 2022, in Boston, Massachusetts, at the Hynes Convention Center and adjacent Sheraton Boston Hotel. The world's foremost international scientific gathering for materials research, the MRS meeting showcases leading interdisciplinary research in both fundamental and applied areas presented by scientists from around the world.

Call for papers will be posted in March. Abstract submission will open in May.

Symposium Sessions

Broader Impact

  • BI01—Early Career Development—Insights from Academia and Industry


  • CH01—Understanding Dynamic Processes of Materials Synthesis, Self-Assembly and Processing via In Situ Techniques
  • CH02—Frontiers of Imaging and Spectroscopy in Transmission Electron Microscopy
  • CH03—Advanced Characterizations of Heterogeneities in Electrochemical Energy Storage Materials

Materials Computing and Data Science

  • DS01—Modern Materials Thermodynamics
  • DS02—Integrating Machine Learning with Simulations for Accelerated Materials Modeling
  • DS03—Artificial Intelligence Approaches for Energy Materials

Electronics, Optics and Quantum

  • EQ01 —Progress in Thermoelectrics—From Traditional to Novel Materials
  • EQ02 —New Paths for Light-Based Quasiparticles in Layered Crystals
  • EQ03 —Plasmonics, Nanophotonics and Metamaterials—From Design to Applications
  • EQ04 —Emerging Chalcogenide Electronic Materials—Theory to Applications
  • EQ05 —Contacts and Interfaces in Optoelectronic Devices
  • EQ06 —Two-Dimensional (2D) van der Waals Materials—Quantum Properties and Electronic and Photonic Devices
  • EQ07 —Diamond Electronics, Devices and Sensors—From Synthesis to Applications
  • EQ08 —Higher-Order Topological Structures in Real Space—From Charge to Spin
  • EQ09 —Emergent Materials for Low Power Electronics
  • EQ10 —Phase-Change Materials for Brain-like Computing and Memory Applications

Energy and Sustainability

  • EN01—Redox Flow Batteries—Materials, Methods and Devices
  • EN02—Halide Perovskite Materials, Processing and Devices
  • EN03—Beyond Li-Ion Batteries—Low Cost Alternatives Based on Other Chemistries
  • EN04—Advances in the Fundamental Understanding of Halide Perovskites
  • EN05—Solid-State Batteries—Life, Safety and Scalability
  • EN06—Silicon for Photovoltaics
  • EN07—Materials, Modeling and Technoeconomic Impacts for Emergent Applications of Large-Scale Hydrogen
  • EN08—Scientific Basis for Nuclear Waste Management
  • EN09—Sustainable and Renewable Materials—From Fundamental Science to Applications


  • NM01—Moire Superlattice of 2D Materials
  • NM02—Nanotubes, Graphene and Related Nanostructures
  • NM03—Colloidal Quantum Dots for Emerging Technologies
  • NM04—2D MXenes—Synthesis, Properties and Applications
  • NM05—Challenges and Opportunities in Solution Synthesis of Functional Nanomaterials
  • NM06—2D Layered Materials and Heterostructures for Ubiquitous Electronics, Sensors and Beyond
  • NM07—Mixed Dimensional Heterostructures—From Synthesis to Application

Soft Materials and Biomaterials

  • SB01—Responsive Nanomaterials for Theranostics and Tissue Engineering
  • SB02—Lignocellulose Materials and Beyond—From Fundamental Explorations to Advanced Applications
  • SB03—Materials and Designs for 3D Bioelectronic Interfaces
  • SB04—Bioelectricity in Microbial-Based Living Materials
  • SB05—Emergent Order and Mesoscale Structure Formation in Soft Condensed Matter
  • SB06—Structure-Function Relationships and Optoelectronic Processes in Organic and Organic/Inorganic Hybrid Materials for Flexible Electronics and Photovoltaics
  • SB07—Magnetic Materials for Soft Robotics and Nanorobotics
  • SB08—Bioinspired and Biological Polymers—From Living Organisms to Sustainable Functional Materials in Photonics, Electronics and Biology
  • SB09—Hydrogel Technologies for Humans and Machines
  • SB10—New E-Textile Materials and Devices for Wearable Electronics
  • SB11—Engineering Biomaterials with Synthetic Biology
  • SB12—Novel Soft Materials and Systems for Artificial Skin and Soft Robotics and Haptics

Structural and Functional Materials

  • SF01—Smart Functions of Stimuli-Responsive Materials
  • SF02—Materials for Extreme Conditions
  • SF03—Plasma Technologies for Emerging Materials Science and Applications
  • SF04—Integrated Experimental and Modeling Approaches for Understanding Interfacial Effects at Different Physical Scales in Crystalline Materials
  • SF05—Harnessing Functional Defects for Energy and Electronic Frontiers
  • SF06—Defect and Disorder-Driven Material Transport Properties and Functionalities
  • SF07—Frontiers of Intermetallics Science for Structural and Functional Materials Design
  • SF08—Advanced Ceramics and Glasses—From Advanced Manufacturing to Data-Driven Methods for Synthesis and Mechanical Characterization


Meeting Chairs

Will Dichtel, Northwestern University
Julia R. Greer, California Institute of Technology
Laura Herz, University of Oxford
Lane W. Martin, University of California, Berkeley
Haimei Zheng, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

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