2018 MRS Fall Meeting Home

Education & Outreach

  • Science in Video Competition

    Sunday, November 25
    8:00 am – 5:00 pm
    Hynes, Level 2, The Hub—Hall D

    This week, the Science in Video (SciVid) Competition is asking MRS Members to select the People's Choice Award from the amazing list of finalists. The videos will be on display throughout the Fall Meeting and on the MRS YouTube Channel (link will be available in November). Stop by the Public Outreach Center and learn how you can vote. All awards will be announced on Wednesday on The Hub Stage, 3:00 pm.

  • Public Outreach Center—Focus on Sustainability, Impact of Materials on Society

    Sunday, November 25
    8:00 am – 5:00 pm
    Hynes, Level 2, The Hub—Hall D

    MRS plays a major role in bringing the education, research and industrial communities together through exciting hands-on activities, demonstrations, information areas and seminars. Stop by to talk with representatives from MRSECs and the National Science Foundation Division of Materials Research.

  • Science in Video Competition

    Monday, November 26
    8:00 am – 5:00 pm
    Hynes, Level 2, The Hub—Hall D

    This week, the Science in Video (SciVid) Competition is asking MRS Members to select the People's Choice Award from the amazing list of finalists. The videos will be on display throughout the Fall Meeting and on the MRS YouTube Channel (link will be available in November). Stop by the Public Outreach Center and learn how you can vote. All awards will be announced on Wednesday on The Hub Stage, 3:00 pm.

  • Public Outreach Center—Focus on Sustainability, Impact of Materials on Society

    Monday, November 26
    8:00 am – 5:00 pm
    Hynes, Level 2, The Hub—Hall D

    MRS plays a major role in bringing the education, research and industrial communities together through exciting hands-on activities, demonstrations, information areas and seminars. Stop by to talk with representatives from MRSECs and the National Science Foundation Division of Materials Research.

  • Hands-On Coffee Break

    Monday, November 26
    9:30 am – 10:30 am
    Sheraton, 3rd Floor

    Join us throughout the week to learn more about stimulating educational outreach through hands-on activities in materials science and soft robotics.

  • Hands-On Coffee Break

    Monday, November 26
    2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
    Sheraton, 3rd Floor

    Join us throughout the week to learn more about stimulating educational outreach through hands-on activities in materials science and soft robotics.

  • Open Data Challenge—Kick-Off Presentation

    Monday, November 26
    3:00 pm – 3:30 pm
    Hynes, Level 2, The Hub Stage—Hall D

    This competition is seeking students passionate about AI and materials to help unlock the power of open scientific data.

  • Student Mixer

    Monday, November 26
    7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
    Sheraton, 1st Floor, Apropos

    Come and connect with other fellow students during the Student Mixer! Hands-on interactive activities by various MRSECs. Student Members only, please.

  • Science in Video Competition

    Tuesday, November 27
    8:00 am – 5:00 pm
    Hynes, Level 2, The Hub—Hall D

    This week, the Science in Video (SciVid) Competition is asking MRS Members to select the People's Choice Award from the amazing list of finalists. The videos will be on display throughout the Fall Meeting and on the MRS YouTube Channel (link will be available in November). Stop by the Public Outreach Center and learn how you can vote. All awards will be announced on Wednesday on The Hub Stage, 3:00 pm.

  • Public Outreach Center—Focus on Sustainability, Impact of Materials on Society

    Tuesday, November 27
    8:00 am – 5:00 pm
    Hynes, Level 2, The Hub—Hall D

    MRS plays a major role in bringing the education, research and industrial communities together through exciting hands-on activities, demonstrations, information areas and seminars. Stop by to talk with representatives from MRSECs and the National Science Foundation Division of Materials Research.

  • Hands-On Coffee Break

    Tuesday, November 27
    9:30 am – 10:30 am
    Sheraton, 3rd Floor

    Join us throughout the week to learn more about stimulating educational outreach through hands-on activities in materials science and soft robotics.

  • Hands-On Coffee Break

    Tuesday, November 27
    2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
    Sheraton, 3rd Floor

    Join us throughout the week to learn more about stimulating educational outreach through hands-on activities in materials science and soft robotics.

  • Humanity Needs Dreamers—Marie Curie Film Viewing

    Tuesday, November 27
    4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
    Sheraton, 5th Floor, Public Garden

    Join us for popcorn and soft drinks as we show Humanity Needs Dreamers: A Visit With Marie Curie. Sponsored by Dow. RSVP here.

  • Materials Science Research Aboard the International Space Station

    Tuesday, November 27
    4:45 pm – 5:15 pm
    Hynes, Level 2, The Hub Stage—Hall D

    Learn how Alpha Space partners with CASIS to provide opportunities to utilize the Alpha Space Materials International Space Station Experiment (MISSE), a commercially available materials research facility that resides externally aboard the ISS.

  • Materials Needs for Energy Sustainability by 2050—Practical Solutions to Tackle Climate Change

    Tuesday, November 27
    7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
    Sheraton, 2nd Floor, Grand Ballroom

    This panel event will convene top experts to discuss the role of materials science and broader socioeconomic aspects in developing practical solutions to tackle climate change.

  • Science in Video Competition

    Wednesday, November 28
    8:00 am – 3:00 pm
    Hynes, Level 2, The Hub—Hall D

    This week, the Science in Video (SciVid) Competition is asking MRS Members to select the People's Choice Award from the amazing list of finalists. The videos will be on display throughout the Fall Meeting and on the MRS YouTube Channel (link will be available in November). Stop by the Public Outreach Center and learn how you can vote. All awards will be announced on Wednesday on The Hub Stage, 3:00 pm.

  • Public Outreach Center—Focus on Sustainability, Impact of Materials on Society

    Wednesday, November 28
    8:00 am – 5:00 pm
    Hynes, Level 2, The Hub—Hall D

    MRS plays a major role in bringing the education, research and industrial communities together through exciting hands-on activities, demonstrations, information areas and seminars. Stop by to talk with representatives from MRSECs and the National Science Foundation Division of Materials Research.

  • Hands-On Coffee Break

    Wednesday, November 28
    9:30 am – 10:30 am
    Sheraton, 3rd Floor

    Join us throughout the week to learn more about stimulating educational outreach through hands-on activities in materials science and soft robotics.

  • Hands-On Coffee Break

    Wednesday, November 28
    2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
    Sheraton, 3rd Floor

    Join us throughout the week to learn more about stimulating educational outreach through hands-on activities in materials science and soft robotics.

  • Open Data Challenge—Kick-Off Presentation

    Wednesday, November 28
    4:00 pm – 4:30 pm
    Hynes, Level 2, The Hub Stage—Hall D

    This competition is seeking students passionate about AI and materials to help unlock the power of open scientific data.

  • Public Outreach Center—Focus on Sustainability, Impact of Materials on Society

    Thursday, November 29
    8:00 am – 5:00 pm
    Hynes, Level 2, The Hub—Hall D

    MRS plays a major role in bringing the education, research and industrial communities together through exciting hands-on activities, demonstrations, information areas and seminars. Stop by to talk with representatives from MRSECs and the National Science Foundation Division of Materials Research.