Joint Meeting

Professional Development

  • Nov
    19
    November 19, 2020

    Virtual Networking for Nerds: How to Network and Find Collaborators from Afar

    In this webinar, we discussed strategies and tactics for finding new collaborators and building mutually-beneficial partnerships with professionals across the globe (and perhaps on some exoplanets too!). We utilized various methods to find and reach out to people, and start and nurture those critical conversations which can birth amazing collabs! Let’s network!


  • Nov
    29
    November 29, 2020

    Meet an MRS Advances Editor
    1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

    Are you ready to publish your research? Do you have an idea for a journal article?  Meet with an editor one-on-one or in small groups to learn about MRS Advances publishing options. Editor-in-Chief David Bahr, MRS Advances editorial board members, and commissioning editors will be available during the MRS meeting to answer your publishing questions and to guide you to present your work in the best way.


  • Nov
    30
    November 30, 2020

    Meet a Book Publishing Editor
    8:00 am – 9:00 am

    Are you ready to publish a materials science book? Do you have questions on the why, how, and what of publishing a book? Meet in small groups or one-on-one with a publishing editor of the new co-branded MRS-Springer materials science book series to learn about proposing a book.


  • Nov
    30
    November 30, 2020

    Meet an MRS Bulletin Editor
    9:00 am – 10:00 am

    Meet the Editor—Markus Buehler, MRS Bulletin Impact Section Editor
    Receive guidance on original research article submissions and topics for this exciting new addition to MRS Bulletin.


  • Nov
    30
    November 30, 2020

    Meet a JMR Editor
    11:00 am – 12:00 pm

    Are you ready to publish your research? Do you have an idea for a journal article?  Meet with an editor one-on-one or in small groups to learn about JMR publishing options. Editor-in-Chief Gary Messing, JMR editorial board members, and commissioning editors will be available to answer your publishing questions and to guide you to present your work in the best way.


  • Nov
    30
    November 30, 2020

    Navigating, Surviving, and Thriving in the Challenging Landscape of Academia
    11:30 am – 1:30 pm

    This first workshop in the three-part series will focus on coping with stress in academia and offer strategies to cope with the pandemic and create support structures.


  • Nov
    30
    November 30, 2020

    Meet a JMR Editor
    8:00 pm – 9:00 pm

    Are you ready to publish your research? Do you have an idea for a journal article?  Meet with an editor one-on-one or in small groups to learn about JMR publishing options. Editor-in-Chief Gary Messing, JMR editorial board members, and commissioning editors will be available during the MRS meeting to answer your publishing questions and to guide you to present your work in the best way.


  • Dec
    01
    December 01, 2020

    Meet an MRS Communications Editor
    11:00 am – 12:00 pm

    Are you ready to publish your research? Do you have an idea for a journal article?  Meet with an editor one-on-one or in small groups to learn about MRS Communications publishing options. Editor-in-Chief Rigoberto Advincula, MRS Communications editorial board members, and commissioning editors will be available during the MRS meeting to answer your publishing questions and to guide you to present your work in the best way.


  • Dec
    01
    December 01, 2020

    Navigating, Surviving, and Thriving in the Challenging Landscape of Academia
    11:30 am – 1:30 pm

    This second workshop in the three-part series will focus on adapting to change, relocation and feeling like an “outsider” in academia.


  • Dec
    01
    December 01, 2020

    Networking and Building Collaborations from Afar
    12:30 pm – 1:30 pm

    Join award-winning consultant Alaina Levine as she leads the MRS Snack Chat Series—Facilitated Networking. During each session, attendees will participate in an informal but focused conversation to address a specific career-related subject. Topic: Networking and Building Collaborations from Afar.


  • Dec
    01
    December 01, 2020

    Green Cards for Scientific Researchers: How to Win Your EB-1/NIW Case!
    1:45 pm – 2:45 pm

    Learn everything you need to know to understand the U.S. immigration system and maximize your chances of winning a green card from Brian Getson of Getson & Schatz.


  • Dec
    01
    December 01, 2020

    Successfully Navigating the International Job Search
    7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

    Join award-winning consultant Alaina Levine as she leads MRS’ Snack Chat series. During each session, attendees will participate in an informal but focused conversation to address a specific career-related subject. Topic: Successfully Navigating the International Job Search.


  • Dec
    02
    December 02, 2020

    Meet a Book Publishing Editor
    11:00 am – 12:00 pm

    Are you ready to publish a materials science book? Do you have questions on the why, how, and what of publishing a book? Meet in small groups or one-on-one with a publishing editor of the new co-branded MRS-Springer materials science book series to learn about proposing a book.


  • Dec
    02
    December 02, 2020

    Women's Keynote Presentation featuring Susan Trolier-McKinstry
    11:30 am – 1:00 pm

    The Materials Research Society's Women in Materials Science and Engineering Working Group is pleased to offer this keynote virtual presentation featuring long-time MRS Member and former MRS President, Susan Trolier-McKinstry, The Pennsylvania State University.


  • Dec
    02
    December 02, 2020

    Virtual Interviewing
    12:30 pm – 1:30 pm

    Join award-winning consultant Alaina Levine as she leads the MRS Snack Chat Series—Facilitated Networking. During each session, attendees will participate in an informal but focused conversation to address a specific career-related subject. Topic: Virtual Interviewing


  • Dec
    02
    December 02, 2020

    Meet an MRS Bulletin Editor
    2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

    Meet the Editor—Markus Buehler, MRS Bulletin Impact Section Editor
    Receive guidance on original research article submissions and topics for this exciting new addition to MRS Bulletin.


  • Dec
    02
    December 02, 2020

    Being Persistent and Managing Rejection
    7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

    Join award-winning consultant Alaina Levine as she leads the MRS Snack Chat Series—Facilitated Networking. During each session, attendees will participate in an informal but focused conversation to address a specific career-related subject. Topic: Being Persistent and Managing Rejection


  • Dec
    02
    December 02, 2020

    Meet an MRS Advances Editor
    9:00 pm – 10:00 pm

    Are you ready to publish your research? Do you have an idea for a journal article?  Meet with an editor one-on-one or in small groups to learn about MRS Advances publishing options. Editor-in-Chief David Bahr, MRS Advances editorial board members, and commissioning editors will be available during the MRS meeting to answer your publishing questions and to guide you to present your work in the best way.


  • Dec
    03
    December 03, 2020

    Navigating, Surviving, and Thriving in the Challenging Landscape of Academia
    11:30 am – 1:30 pm

    This third workshop in the three-part series will focus on mental health literacy and creating community culture change in STEM.


  • Dec
    03
    December 03, 2020

    Transitioning Your Career Beyond Academia
    12:30 pm – 1:30 pm

    Join award-winning consultant Alaina Levine as she leads the MRS Snack Chat Series—Facilitated Networking. During each session, attendees will participate in an informal but focused conversation to address a specific career-related subject. Topic: Transitioning Your Career Beyond Academia


  • Dec
    03
    December 03, 2020

    Overcoming Imposter Syndrome
    7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

    Join award-winning consultant Alaina Levine as she leads the MRS Snack Chat Series—Facilitated Networking. During each session, attendees will participate in an informal but focused conversation to address a specific career-related subject. Topic: Overcoming Imposter Syndrome


  • Dec
    03
    December 03, 2020

    Meet an MRS Communications Editor
    8:00 pm – 9:00 pm

    Are you ready to publish your research? Do you have an idea for a journal article?  Meet with an editor one-on-one or in small groups to learn about MRS Communications publishing options. Editor-in-Chief Rigoberto Advincula, MRS Communications editorial board members, and commissioning editors will be available during the MRS meeting to answer your publishing questions and to guide you to present your work in the best way.


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