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Symposium Sessions

Call for Papers will be posted in early July.
Abstracts will be accepted September 23–October 28, 2021.


  • CH01—Frontiers of In Situ Materials Characterization—From New Instrumentation and Method to Imaging Aided Materials Design
  • CH02—Ultrafast Probes in Emerging Materials
  • CH03—Advances in In Situ and Operando TEM Methods for the Study of Dynamic Processes in Materials
    Joint symposium with MRS-Singapore

Materials Theory, Computation and Data

  • DS01—Integrating Machine Learning and Simulations for Materials Modeling, Design and Manufacturing
  • DS02—Advanced Manufactured Materials—Innovative Experiments, Computational Modeling and Applications
  • DS03—Phonon Properties of Complex Materials—Challenges in Data Generation, Data Availability and Machine Learning Approaches
  • DS04—Recent Advances in Data-Driven Discovery of Materials for Energy Conversion and Storage

Energy and Sustainability

  • EN01—Silicon for Photovoltaics
  • EN02—III-V Semiconductors for Energy Conversion Technologies
  • EN03—Emerging Inorganic Semiconductors for Solar Energy and Fuels (joint symposium with MRS-Singapore)
  • EN04—Next-Generation Organic Photovoltaics—Fundamentals and Applications for Flexible, Stretchable and Wearable Devices
    Joint symposium with Polymer Society of Korea
  • EN05—Emerging Materials for Electrochemical Energy Storage Devices—Degradation and Failure Characterization— From Composition, Structure and Interfaces to Deployed Systems
  • EN06—Solid-State Batteries—From Electro-Chemo Mechanics to Devices
  • EN07—Sustainable Polymeric Materials by Green Chemistry—Degradability and Resilience

Electronics, Optics and Photonics

  • EQ01—Ultra-Wide Bandgap Materials and Devices
  • EQ02—Harnessing Functional Defects in Energy and Electronic Materials
  • EQ03— Fundamental Carrier Transport and Doping Processes in Organic Semiconductors and Their Interfaces
    Joint symposium with Japan Society of Applied Physics
  • EQ04—Advanced Soft Materials and Processing Approaches for Flexible and Printed Optoelectronic Devices
    Joint symposium with Polymer Society of Korea

  • EQ05—Semiconductor Physics of Halide Perovskites—From Fundamentals to Devices
  • EQ06—Surfaces and Interfaces in Electronics and Photonics
  • EQ07—Emerging Opto-Magnetic Materials—Advances, Trends and Challenges at the Interface Between Optics and Magnetism
  • EQ08    Quantum Dot Optoelectronics and Low-Dimensional Semiconductor Electronics
    Joint symposium with MRS-Korea

  • EQ09— Emerging Light Emitters for Photonics and Optoelectronics—Hybrid Perovskites and Other Low-Dimensional Emitters
  • EQ10—Advances in Metasurfaces, Metamaterials and Plasmonics—Materials Design, Manufacturing, Applications and Industrial Aspects
    Joint symposium with MRS-Singapore
  • EQ11—Neuromorphic Computing and Biohybrid Systems—Materials and Devices for Brain-Inspired Computing, Adaptive Biointerfacing and Smart Sensing


  • MF01—Cutting-Edge Plasma Processes Contributing to Sustainable Development Goals
    Joint symposium with Japan Society of Applied Physics

  • MF02—3D Printing of Passive and Active Medical Devices
  • MF03—Materials and Methods for Fabricating Flexible and Large-Area Electronics


  • NM01—Beyond Graphene 2D Materials—Synthesis, Properties and Device Applications
  • NM02—Reconfiguring the Properties of 2D Materials by Post-Synthesis Design
  • NM03—2D MXenes—Synthesis, Properties and Applications
  • NM04—Nanotubes and Related Low-Dimensional Nanostructures
  • NM05—Advances in Nanodiamonds for Sensing, Biomedical and Other Novel Applications
  • NM06—Nanoscale Mass Transport Through 2D and 1D Nanomaterials


  • QT01—Applications and Characterization of Nonequilibrium Electron, Phonon and Polariton Dynamics
  • QT02—Quantum and Topological Phenomena in Two-Dimensional Systems
  • QT03—Higher-Order Topological Structures—From Charge to Spin
  • QT04—Topology and Exotic Quantum Phases in 3D Materials
  • QT05—2D Topological Materials—Growth, Theoretical Models and Applications
  • QT06—Recent Developments on the Properties of Emergent Layered 2D Quantum Magnetic Materials and Heterostructures
  • QT07—Atomic and Molecular Quantum Systems and Defect Engineering for Quantum Technologies
  • QT08—Group IV Quantum Engineering
  • QT09—Light-Matter Strong Coupling in the Infrared and THz—Materials, Methods and New Phenomena
  • QT10—Emerging Phenomena in Moiré Materials
  • QT11—Superconducting Materials and Applications

Biomaterials and Soft Materials

  • SB01—Organic Electronics—Multimodal Characterization and Computation-Driven Material Design and Performance
  • SB02—Materials, Power Sources, Sensors, Actuators and Mechanics for Untethered Soft Robots
    Joint symposium with Japan Society of Applied Physics
  • SB03—Robotic Materials for Advanced Machine Intelligence
  • SB04—Advanced Soft Materials for Bioelectronic Interfaces
    Joint symposium with Polymer Society of Korea

  • SB05—Tissue-Like Bioelectronics and Living Bioelectronic Interfaces
  • SB06—Bioelectronic Materials and Devices for In Vitro Systems
  • SB07—Bioresponsive Nanotheranostics
  • SB08—Soft Embodiments of Electronics and Devices for Healthcare Applications
  • SB09—Genetically-Encoded and Bioinspired Materials Science
  • SB10—Complex States in the Observation, Control and Utilization of Biomimetic Functionalities—From Fundamentals to Applications
    Joint symposium with Japan Society of Applied Physics

Structural and Functional Materials

  • SF01—Materials Research Needs to Advance Nuclear Fuels, Structural Materials and Wasteforms
  • SF02—Actinide Materials—From Basic Science to Applications
  • SF03—Paper-Based Packaging—21st Century Perspectives on an Ancient Material
  • SF04—Progress in Materials Genomics, Synthesis and Characterization of Functional Polymers and Polymer Nanocomposites
  • SF05—Autonomous Materials for the Next-Generation of Smart Systems
  • SF06—Recent Advances in Structural Materials from Bulk to Nanoscale
    Joint symposium with Korean Institute in Metals and Materials

  • SF07—In Situ Material Performance and Dynamic Structure Characterization Under Coupled Extremes
  • SF08—Far from Equilibrium Microstructure Evolution in Metals
  • SF09—High Entropy Materials II—From Fundamentals to Potential Applications
  • SF10—Emerging Functional Oxides and Interfaces
  • SF11—Advances in Design, Synthesis and Characterization of Functional Heteroanionic Materials
  • SF12—Bioinspired Structural Composites—Advances in Experiments, Simulations and AI-Based Design
  • SF13—From Actuators and Energy Harvesting Storage Systems to Living Machines
  • SF14—Novel Frontiers in 3D and 4D Multi-Photon Micro-Fabrication—Materials, Methods and Applications
  • SF15—Thermal Processes and Management Under Unconventional Conditions
  • SF16—Advanced Materials for Antibacterial, Antiviral and Antifungal Applications—From Micro to Nano

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