Given the ongoing global health concerns associated with COVID-19 (Coronavirus), the DRC leadership has decided to hold the 2021 Device Research Conference in a virtual (online) format. This follows an enormously successful 2020 DRC held virtually, in which we had record attendance and worldwide participation of more than 875 attendees from 33 countries.


For almost eight decades, the Device Research Conference (DRC) has brought together leading scientists, researchers and students to share their latest discoveries in device science, technology and modeling. Notably, many of the first public disclosures of key device technologies were made at the DRC. This year marks the 79th anniversary of the DRC—the longest running device research meeting in the world. As we commemorate this meeting, the high-caliber technical sessions will be highlighted by plenary talks and invited talks by international research pioneers and leaders behind modern electronic technology.

The 2021 Conference will feature:

  • Informative, timely short courses in rapidly developing fields
  • Oral and poster presentations on electronic/photonic device experiments and simulations
  • Plenary and invited presentations given by worldwide leaders
  • Evening “rump” session
  • Strong student participation and Student Paper Awards

DRC will coordinate with the Electronic Materials Conference (EMC), which will be held during the same week, from June 23-26. This recognizes the strong interaction between device and electronic materials research and provides fruitful exchanges of information between attendees of both Conferences. For information on the 63rd Electronic Materials Conference, please visit the EMC 2021 website.

General Chair
Zhihong Chen, Purdue University

Technical Program Chair
Becky (R.L.) Peterson, University of Michigan

Technical Program Vice-Chair
Gregg Jessen, BAE Systems

 

Future Conference Dates

June 19-22, 2022
The Ohio State University
Columbus, Ohio


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Important Dates

Abstract Submission Site Closes
March 8, 2021 at 11:59 pm (ET)

Registration Opens
Late March 2021

Registration Closes
Mid-June 2021

Special Thanks
MRS is a cosponsor of DRC 2021   Electron Devices Society Logo

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