2019 MRS Spring Meeting & Exhibit

Time and time again, "multidisciplinary" research is touted as essential to innovation. That is why, from April 22-26, 2019, researchers working in seemingly unrelated fields gathered in Phoenix, Arizona, to promote, share and discuss issues and developments across disciplines.

The 2019 MRS Spring Meeting & Exhibit is the key forum to present research to an interdisciplinary and international audience. It provided a window on the future of materials science, and offered an opportunity for researchers—from students and postdoctoral fellows, to Nobel and Kavli Prize Laureates—to exchange technical information and network with colleagues.

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Symposium Sessions

Energy Storage

ES01—Organic Materials in Electrochemical Energy Storage

ES02—Next-Generation Intercalation Batteries

ES03—Electrochemical Energy Materials Under Extreme Conditions

ES04—Solid-State Electrochemical Energy Storage

Catalysis, Alternative Energy and Fuels  

ES05—Cooperative Catalysis for Energy and Environmental Applications

ES06—Atomic-Level Understanding of Materials in Fuel Cells and Electrolyzers

ES07—New Carbon for Energy—Materials, Chemistry and Applications

ES08—Materials Challenges in Surfaces and Coatings for Solar Thermal Technologies

ES10—Rational Designed Hierarchical Nanostructures for Photocatalytic System

ES11—Advanced Low Temperature Water-Splitting for Renewable Hydrogen Production via Electrochemical and Photoelectrochemical Processes

ES12—Redox-Active Oxides for Creating Renewable and Sustainable Energy Carriers

Water-Energy Materials and Sustainability

ES09—Advanced Materials for the Water-Energy Nexus

ES13—Materials Selection and Design—A Tool to Enable Sustainable Materials Development and a Reduced Materials Footprint

ES14—Materials Circular Economy for Urban Sustainability

Photovoltaics and Energy Harvesting

ES15—Fundamental Understanding of the Multifaceted Optoelectronic Properties of Halide Perovskites

ES16—Perovskite Photovoltaics and Optoelectronics

ES17—Perovskite-Based Light-Emission and Frontier Phenomena—Single Crystals, Thin Films and Nanocrystals

ES18—Frontiers in Organic Photovoltaics

ES19—Excitonic Materials and Quantum Dots for Energy Conversion

ES20—Thin-Film Chalcogenide Semiconductor Photovoltaics

ES21—Nanogenerators and Piezotronics

Meeting Venue

The 2019 MRS Spring Meeting was held at the Phoenix Convention Center and nearby Sheraton Grand Phoenix.

Phoenix Convention Center
100 North 3rd Street
Phoenix, Arizona 85004

Sheraton Grand Phoenix
340 North 3rd Street
Phoenix, Arizona 85004

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