2021 MRS Fall Meeting

The 2021 MRS Fall Meeting will take place from November 28 to December 3, 2021, in Boston, Massachusetts, at the Hynes Convention Center and adjacent Sheraton Boston Hotel. The world's foremost international scientific gathering for materials research, the MRS meeting showcases leading interdisciplinary research in both fundamental and applied areas presented by scientists from around the world.

Call for Proposals

As part of the early stages of planning the program for the 2021 MRS Fall Meeting (November 28 – December 3, 2021) in Boston, we are currently soliciting proposals for symposium topics of future technical and broader impact.

Our goal is to plan an exciting meeting that includes both new and rapidly developing topics, as well as current ones of interest to the materials community.

Topics of Interest

  • 2D and Metamaterials
  • 3D Bioprinting 
  • 3D Printing
  • Autonomous Biological Systems
  • Biomateriomics
  • Biomimetic Biosensors
  • Data Driven Materials Research/Machine Learning/Artificial Intelligence
  • E-Textiles and Flexible Electronics
  • Frontiers in Materials Modeling
  • Functional Imaging
  • Global Impact and Sustainability
  • Light-Weight/High-Strength Composites
  • Materials for Energy Harvesting and Storage Systems
  • Materials for Extreme Conditions
  • Materials for Human-Machine Interfaces
  • Materials for Neuromorphic Computing
  • Materials for Self-Healing
  • Materials and Art for the Advancement of Research
  • Mechanobiology
  • Microfluidics
  • Nanoengineered Systems
  • Operando Characterization
  • Optogenetics
  • Orthogonal Systems
  • Quantum Coherent Systems and Materials
  • Self-Reporting Systems
  • Soft Robotics
  • Synthetic Biology
  • Wearables
  • Zero-Strain Battery Materials

Broader impact programming is intended to extend the influence of scientific research to the quality of life and society at large. Examples include:

  • Education and training of the next generation of materials researchers
  • Public outreach
  • Career and professional development
  • Impact of materials research on global economies and the environment
  • Efforts to broaden diversity and inclusion of underrepresented groups