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Meeting Events Schedule

  • May
    08
    May 08, 2022

    Research Mentor Training

    Sunday, May 8
    8:00 am – 12:30 pm
    Hawaiʻi Convention Center, Level 3, Room 315

    Research Mentor Training is a nationally recognized curriculum that gives participants space to reflect and reinvigorate and provides concrete tools to support a successful mentor/mentee relationship. Come and learn how to create mutually beneficial and productive mentor-mentee relationships. Advanced registration for this event is required.

  • May
    08
    May 08, 2022

    Quantum Staging Group Workshop

    Sunday, May 8
    8:00 am – 6:00 pm
    Hawaiʻi Convention Center, Level 3, Room 304B

    Challenges in advancing our understanding of atomic-like quantum systems: Theory and experiment. Advanced registration required.

  • May
    08
    May 08, 2022

    Tutorial CH01—Fundamentals and New Methods of In Situ Characterization

    Sunday, May 8
    8:30 am – 5:00 pm
    Hawaiʻi Convention Center, Level 3, Room 313A

    Fundamentals and new methods of in situ characterization will be discussed.

  • May
    08
    May 08, 2022

    Tutorial EN05—Introduction to Data Science for Battery Degradation

    Sunday, May 8
    8:30 am – 5:00 pm
    Hawaiʻi Convention Center, Level 3, Room 320

    In this tutorial, we will introduce the data science tools that are standard-of-practice for data science alongside those being created to solve specific challenges within electrochemical energy storage research.

  • May
    08
    May 08, 2022

    Tutorial EQ10—Optical Metasurfaces—Materials, Designs and Advanced Applications

    Sunday, May 8
    8:30 am – 5:00 pm
    Hawaiʻi Convention Center, Level 3, Room 316B

    This tutorial will cover the fundamental principles, advanced designs and technological applications of optical metasurfaces.

  • May
    08
    May 08, 2022

    Tutorial MF01—Introduction to Atmospheric-Pressure Plasma Processes for Energy, Environmental and Medical Applications

    Sunday, May 8
    8:30 am – 12:00 pm
    Hawaiʻi Convention Center, Level 3, Room 319B

    This tutorial session covers the fundamentals and recent developments of atmospheric-pressure plasma processes for energy, environmental and medical applications, which are emerging fields with rapid growth in recent years.

  • May
    08
    May 08, 2022

    Tutorial QT06—Recent Developments on the Properties of Emergent Layered 2D Quantum Magnetic Materials and Heterostructures

    Sunday, May 8
    8:30 am – 5:00 pm
    Hawaiʻi Convention Center, Level 3, Room 306A

        Theoretical and experimental aspects of 2D topological materials will be discussed.

  • May
    08
    May 08, 2022

    Tutorial SF04—Leveraging Data Resources for Functional Polymers and Polymer Nanocomposite Research—Principles and Examples

    Sunday, May 8
    8:30 am – 12:00 pm
    Hawaiʻi Convention Center, Level 3, Room 324

    In this tutorial, we will introduce how to manage and utilize data resources through data curation and visualization with a special focus on research data for polymers and their composites.

  • May
    08
    May 08, 2022

    Tutorial DS04: MLOps for Materials Science—What Comes After Building a Machine Learning (ML) Model

    Sunday, May 8
    8:30 am – 12:00 pm
    Hawaiʻi Convention Center, Level 3, Room 313B

    This tutorial will use case studies from recent work in combinatorial science and materials screening to present an interactive Python tutorial for participants. Familiarity with basic machine learning principles along with Git version control are recommended for participation in this tutorial.

  • May
    08
    May 08, 2022

    Tutorial EN01—Photovoltaic Solar Cell to Module Modeling

    Sunday, May 8
    8:30 am – 12:00 pm
    Hawaiʻi Convention Center, Level 3, Room 325A

    This tutorial will cover the advantages, disadvantages and applications of optical modeling methods and complete a practical exercise using one or two freely available tools.

  • May
    08
    May 08, 2022

    Tutorial EQ08—Basics of 2D Transition Metal Dichalcogenides

    Sunday, May 8
    8:30 am – 12:00 pm
    Hawaiʻi Convention Center, Level 3, Room 317A

    There will be two one-hour tutorial lectures on Basics of 2D Transition Metal Dichalcogenides
    (TMDs).

  • May
    08
    May 08, 2022

    Tutorial EN04—Fundamentals and Applications of Next-Generation Organic Photovoltaics

    Sunday, May 8
    10:00 am – 12:00 pm
    Hawaiʻi Convention Center, Level 3, Room 321A

    This tutorial will review fundamental aspects and advanced applications of organic electronics.

  • May
    08
    May 08, 2022

    Tutorial SF14—The Foundations of 3D Laser Nanoprinting

    Sunday, May 8
    1:30 pm – 5:00 pm
    Hawaiʻi Convention Center, Level 3, Room 324

    This tutorial session covers the fundaments of the 3D Laser Nanoprinting technology (aka Direct Laser Writing), based on multi-photons polymerization process.

  • May
    08
    May 08, 2022

    Tutorial DS00—Machine Learning in Materials Science—From Basic Concepts to Active Learning

    Sunday, May 8
    1:30 pm – 5:00 pm
    Hawaiʻi Convention Center, Level 3, Room 306B

    In this tutorial, there will be short overview presentations of several key ML concepts, which the presenter and audience will together work through Python notebooks that contain easy-to-follow examples from the literature.

  • May
    08
    May 08, 2022

    Essentials of Getting Your Work Published

    Sunday, May 8
    5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
    Hilton Hawaiian Village, Mid-Pacific Conference Center (6th Floor), South Pacific Ballroom 1

    This interactive how-to session highlights the fundamentals of successful scientific publishing from MRS journal Editors-in-Chief and other respected scientific journal professionals.

  • May
    09
    May 09, 2022

    Plenary Session Featuring The Fred Kavli Distinguished Lectureship in Materials Science

    Monday, May 9
    8:15 am – 9:30 am
    Hawaiʻi Convention Center, Level 4, Kalakaua Ballroom B

    Sossina M. Haile, Northwestern University, will present Vignettes in Solid State Electrochemistry for Sustainable Energy Technologies. This event will be livestreamed on our Virtual Meeting platform.

  • May
    09
    May 09, 2022

    Bridging the Gap Between Academia and Industry

    Monday, May 9
    10:00 am – 12:00 pm
    Hawaiʻi Convention Center, Level 3, Room 304B

    The focus of the event is to discuss an effective framework for academia and industry career paths and possible transitions, paying special attention to transferable skills, including core competences, necessary to both.

  • May
    09
    May 09, 2022

    Poster Session—Author Check-In

    Monday, May 9
    10:00 am – 2:00 pm
    Hawaiʻi Convention Center, Level 1, Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 2 & 3

  • May
    09
    May 09, 2022

    MRS Communications Lecture

    Monday, May 9
    10:30 am – 11:45 am
    Hawaiʻi Convention Center, Level 4, Kalakaua Ballroom B

    Andreas Lendlein, coauthor of Bio-inspired and computer-supported design of modulated shape changes in polymer materials, will speak about his research to mimic the Venus flytrap, a fascinating plant with a finely tuned mechanical bi-stable system, which can switch between mono- and bi-stability.

  • May
    09
    May 09, 2022

    Breaking the Bias Habit

    Monday, May 9
    12:00 pm – 3:30 pm
    Hilton Hawaiian Village, Mid-Pacific Conference Center (6th Floor), Coral 1

    This workshop introduces academic audiences to the concepts of implicit or unconscious biases and assumptions about diverse groups of people by treating the application of such biases as a habit. Advanced sign-up required.

  • May
    09
    May 09, 2022

    Symposium X—Frontiers of Materials Research

    Monday, May 9
    12:15 pm – 1:15 pm
    Hawaiʻi Convention Center, Level 4, Kalakaua Ballroom B

    Jennifer Dionne, Stanford University, will present The Light Stuff: Enabling Sustainable, Product-Selective Photocatalysts with Plasmonics. This event will be livestreamed on our Virtual Meeting platform.

  • May
    09
    May 09, 2022

    Poster Session—Attendee Viewing

    Monday, May 9
    5:00 pm – 7:30 pm
    Hawaiʻi Convention Center, Level 1, Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 2 & 3

    Best poster awards will be announced at 5:30 pm.

  • May
    09
    May 09, 2022

    Exhibit—Ribbon Cutting and Opening Ceremony

    Monday, May 9
    4:45 pm
    Hawaiʻi Convention Center, Level 1, Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 2 & 3

    Enjoy the Opening Night celebration with traditional Hawaiian entertainment, ribbon cutting and a reception.

  • May
    09
    May 09, 2022

    Exhibit

    Monday, May 9
    5:00 pm – 7:30 pm
    Hawaiʻi Convention Center, Level 1, Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 2 & 3

    Talk with representatives from dozens of international exhibitors. Learn more about publishing with MRS at booth 115, get your caricature drawn at booth 116 and send a message to Capitol Hill at booth 114.

  • May
    09
    May 09, 2022

    Career Central

    Monday, May 9
    5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
    Hawaiʻi Convention Center, Level 1, Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 2 & 3

    Join us at Career Central to meet with senior scientists from academia, industry, government labs and more, and partake in one-on-one mentoring sessions, resume critiques and mock interviews!

  • May
    09
    May 09, 2022

    MRS/Sociedad Mexicana de Materiales (SMM) Student Poster Award Exchange Program

    Monday, May 9
    5:00 pm – 7:30 pm
    Hawaiʻi Convention Center, Level 1, Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 2 & 3

    Best Poster awardees from the XXIX International Materials Research Congress (IMRC) 2021 will present their posters at the 2022 MRS Spring Meeting as part of the MRS/SMM student exchange program.

  • May
    09
    May 09, 2022

    MRS Award Recipients Lightning Talks and Panel Discussion

    Monday, May 9
    5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
    Hawaiʻi Convention Center, Level 4, Kalakaua Ballroom B

    Join us for an evening of awards and celebration! Following the Awards and Recognition Program, MRS thought leaders will discuss their award-winning research and address materials science hot topics and current trends. This is a fun way to meet with your colleagues and network with Society Members.

  • May
    10
    May 10, 2022

    Poster Session—Author Check-In

    Tuesday, May 10
    7:30 am – 12:00 pm
    Hawaiʻi Convention Center, Level 1, Main Lobby

  • May
    10
    May 10, 2022

    Diversifying Materials Special Interest Groups Breakfast and Focus Groups

    Tuesday, May 10
    8:00 am – 10:00 am
    Hilton Hawaiian Village, Mid-Pacific Conference Center (6th Floor), Coral 3

    Kick off your morning with a quick bite, networking with peers and to learn about the newly-launched Diversifying Materials Special Interest Groups (SIG). Advanced registration required.

  • May
    10
    May 10, 2022

    Career Central

    Tuesday, May 10
    9:00 am – 12:00 pm
    Hawaiʻi Convention Center, Level 1, Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 2 & 3

    Join us at Career Central to meet with senior scientists from academia, industry, government labs and more, and partake in one-on-one mentoring sessions, resume critiques and mock interviews!

  • May
    10
    May 10, 2022

    Exhibit

    Tuesday, May 10
    9:00 am – 12:00 pm
    Hawaiʻi Convention Center, Level 1, Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 2 & 3

    Talk with representatives from dozens of international exhibitors. Learn more about publishing with MRS at booth 115, get your caricature drawn at booth 116 and send a message to Capitol Hill at booth 114.

  • May
    10
    May 10, 2022

    Graduate Student Awards Finalists Special Talk Session 1

    Tuesday, May 10
    12:00 pm – 2:30 pm
    Hilton Hawaiian Village, Rainbow Suite & Patio, Rainbow 1

    All Meeting attendees, especially students, are encouraged to attend the Graduate Student Award Finalists' Special Talk Sessions.

  • May
    10
    May 10, 2022

    Graduate Student Awards Finalists Special Talk Session 2

    Tuesday, May 10
    12:00 pm – 2:30 pm
    Hilton Hawaiian Village, Rainbow Suite & Patio, Rainbow 2

    All Meeting attendees, especially students, are encouraged to attend the Graduate Student Award Finalists' Special Talk Sessions.

  • May
    10
    May 10, 2022

    Symposium X—Frontiers of Materials Research

    Tuesday, May 10
    12:15 pm – 1:15 pm
    Hawaiʻi Convention Center, Level 4, Kalakaua Ballroom B

    Donhee Ham, Harvard University, will present Brain, Copy and Paste. This event will be livestreamed on our Virtual Meeting platform.

  • May
    10
    May 10, 2022

    Exhibit

    Tuesday, May 10
    3:00 pm – 7:30 pm
    Hawaiʻi Convention Center, Level 1, Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 2 & 3

    Talk with representatives from dozens of international exhibitors. Learn more about publishing with MRS at booth 115, get your caricature drawn at booth 116 and send a message to Capitol Hill at booth 114.

  • May
    10
    May 10, 2022

    Career Central

    Tuesday, May 10
    3:00 pm – 7:00 pm
    Hawaiʻi Convention Center, Level 1, Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 2 & 3

    Join us at Career Central to meet with senior scientists from academia, industry, government labs and more, and partake in one-on-one mentoring sessions, resume critiques and mock interviews!

  • May
    10
    May 10, 2022

    Poster Session—Attendee Viewing

    Tuesday, May 10
    5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
    Hawaiʻi Convention Center, Level 1, Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 2 & 3

    Best poster awards will be announced at 5:30 pm.

  • May
    10
    May 10, 2022

    Meet Your New Research Hires Poster Session

    Tuesday, May 10
    5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
    Hawaiʻi Convention Center, Level 1, Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 2 & 3

    Join us for the Meet Your New Research Hires Poster Session, where you can interact with new candidates seeking a postdoc, national lab or industry position as they present their accomplishments to recruiters and hiring managers.

  • May
    10
    May 10, 2022

    Materials Needs for Energy Sustainability by 2050: Is Hydrogen the Fuel of the Future?

    Tuesday, May 10
    7:00 pm – 8:15 pm
    Hawaiʻi Convention Center, Level 3, LiliʻU Theater, Room 310

    What roles can hydrogen play in the transition to net-zero, and what are the material science challenges associated with these opportunities? This interactive event will present perspectives from policymakers, industry and technology developers.

  • May
    10
    May 10, 2022

    Reception—Materials Needs for Energy Sustainability by 2050: Is Hydrogen the Fuel of the Future?

    Tuesday, May 10
    8:15 pm – 9:00 pm
    Hawaiʻi Convention Center, Level 3, Paʻ Kaloka Charlot Courtyard

    Don't miss out on your opportunity to connect with your peers and our panelists directly following the Materials Needs for Energy Sustainability by 2050 Panel! Enjoy a refreshing selection of drinks and hors d’oeuvres at our networking reception.

  • May
    11
    May 11, 2022

    Women in Materials Science & Engineering Keynote Talk

    Wednesday, May 11
    7:00 am – 9:00 am
    Hilton Hawaiian Village, Rainbow Suite & Patio, Rainbow 1,2,3

    The MRS Women in Materials Science & Engineering Breakfast event is intended to promote interaction across various ethnic, cultural and gender boundaries and facilitate dialogue among women (and men) working in or pursuing education toward a profession in materials science or engineering. Advanced registration required.

  • May
    11
    May 11, 2022

    Poster Session—Author Check-In

    Wednesday, May 11
    7:30 am – 12:00 pm
    Hawaiʻi Convention Center, Level 1, Main Lobby

  • May
    11
    May 11, 2022

    Exhibit

    Wednesday, May 11
    9:00 am – 1:00 pm
    Hawaiʻi Convention Center, Level 1, Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 2 & 3

    Talk with representatives from dozens of international exhibitors. Learn more about publishing with MRS at booth 115, get your caricature drawn at booth 116 and send a message to Capitol Hill at booth 114.

  • May
    11
    May 11, 2022

    Materials Science Marches Into Hawai'i—Materials Science, Hydrogen and Electronics

    Wednesday, May 11
    10:00 am – 10:30 am
    Hawaiʻi Convention Center, Level 1, Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 2 & 3

    This is a special Exhibit Hall presentation by the Hawaiʻi Natural Energy Institute and Hawaiʻi Institute of Geophysics and Planetology.

  • May
    11
    May 11, 2022

    Research at the University of Hawaiʻi

    Wednesday, May 11
    10:45 am – 11:15 am
    Hawaiʻi Convention Center, Level 1, Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 2 & 3

    Join your colleagues at the Exhibit Hall stage for a special presentation from the University of Hawaiʻi College of Engineering.

  • May
    11
    May 11, 2022

    Symposium X—Frontiers of Materials Research

    Wednesday, May 11
    12:15 pm – 1:15 pm
    Hawaiʻi Convention Center, Level 4, Kalakaua Ballroom B

    Aditya D. Mohite, Rice University, will present The Rise of 2D Halide Perovskites. This event will be livestreamed on our Virtual Meeting platform.

  • May
    11
    May 11, 2022

    Poster Session—Attendee Viewing

    Wednesday, May 11
    5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
    Hawaiʻi Convention Center, Level 1, Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 2 & 3

    Best poster awards will be announced at 5:30 pm.

  • May
    11
    May 11, 2022

    Congressional Science and Engineering Fellowship Program Information Session

    Wednesday, May 11
    5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
    Hilton Hawaiian Village, Kalia Conference Center (2nd Floor), Kahili 2


  • May
    11
    May 11, 2022

    PowerPoint Karaoke

    Wednesday, May 11
    7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
    Hawaiʻi Convention Center, Level 3, Room 301B

    PowerPoint Karaoke challenges both the author of the slide and the presenter to improve their communication skills. Please join us for this fun event!

  • May
    12
    May 12, 2022

    Symposium X—Frontiers of Materials Research

    Thursday, May 12
    12:15 pm – 1:15 pm
    Hawaiʻi Convention Center, Level 4, Kalakaua Ballroom B

    Y. Shirley Meng, The University of Chicago, will present From Atom to System—Tera-Scale Energy Transition with Better Batteries. This event will be livestreamed on our Virtual Meeting platform.

  • May
    12
    May 12, 2022

    40 Years of Semiconductor Research Corporation and 2030 Decadal Plan for Semiconductors Panel Discussion and Student Poster Showcase

    Thursday, May 12
    1:30 pm – 5:00 pm
    Hawaiʻi Convention Center, Level 3, Room 324

    This session will feature a panel discussion with experts in the field of semiconductors from industry and academia who will discuss the Decadal Plan. They will talk about the ongoing seismic shifts in information and communication technologies, the real-world impact these challenges pose and how semiconductors play a critical role in solutions. This will be followed by an interactive poster session with students whose research is funded through SRC.

  • May
    12
    May 12, 2022

    Hawaiian Luau

    Thursday, May 12
    6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
    Hilton Hawaiian Village—Great Lawn

    MRS is pleased to offer an authentic Hawaiian evening with Waikiki’s outdoor luau for 2022 MRS Spring Meeting attendees and guests. Tickets are $120/person and available for purchase during registration.

  • May
    23
    May 23, 2022

    Tutorial SF13—Soft Actuators and Robotic Systems for Living Machines

    Monday, May 23
    8:30 am – 12:00 pm EDT
    Virtual

    The tutorial will cover fundamentals of bio-inspired soft actuators and their recent progress and applications, especially energy harvesters.

  • May
    24
    May 24, 2022

    Symposium X—Frontiers of Materials Research

    Tuesday, May 24
    8:00 am – 9:00 am EDT
    Virtual

        Benjamin C.K. Tee, National University of Singapore, will present AI Skins for Good.

  • May
    24
    May 24, 2022

    Tutorial QT05—Theoretical and Experimental Aspects of 2D Topological Materials

    Tuesday, May 24
    8:30 am – 12:00 pm EDT
    Virtual

        Theoretical and experimental aspects of 2D topological materials will be discussed.

  • May
    25
    May 25, 2022

    Science as Art Winners Announcement

    Wednesday, May 25
    9:00 am – 9:15 am EDT
    Virtual

    Winners of the Science as Art competition will be announced.

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