Programs & Outreach

Science as Art Backgrounds

Liven up your next virtual meeting with a cool materials science background image! Download one (or all) images below from MRS' popular Science as Art competitions! Instructions »

     
Zoom_Electron Hole

 

 

Zoom_Jellyfish

Electron-Holes Are in Quarantine!
Submitted by Tushar Debnath
2020 Virtual MRS Spring/Fall Meeting

   

Jellyfish Janus Particle
Submitted by Sarah Perry
2020 Virtual MRS Spring/Fall Meeting

Zoom_Opaline Lake
   
Zoom_its not too late

Opaline Lake
Submitted by Golnaz Isapour
2020 Virtual MRS Spring/Fall Meeting

   

It's Not Too Late
Submitted by Artis Linarts
2020 Virtual MRS Spring/Fall Meeting

Zoom_Love of to nanoparticles
  
Zoom_Nano Christmas Tree

Love of Two Nanoparticles
Submitted by Fei Han
2020 Virtual MRS Spring/Fall Meeting

  

Nano Christmas Tree
Submitted by Venkatarao Selamneni
2020 Virtual MRS Spring/Fall Meeting

Goldfish: Science as Art Zoom Background

 

 

The Dark Spirit of CNTs: Science as Art Zoom Background

Goldfish
Submitted by Shuohan Huang
2020 MRS Spring Meeting

 

 

The Dark Spirit of CNTs
Submitted by Sara Al Nasser
2020 MRS Spring Meeting

Mxene Chameleon: Science as Art Zoom Background

 

 

Blooms for Batteries: Science as Art Zoom Background

Mxene Chameleon
Submitted by Kartik Nemani
2020 MRS Spring Meeting

 

 

Blooms for Batteries
Submitted by Muhammad Ihsan Ul Haq
2020 MRS Spring Meeting

Its Alive: Science as Art Zoom Background

 

 

(Thermoplastic) Flower in the Sun: Science as Art Zoom Background

It's ALIVE!
Submitted by Laura Rivera-Tarazona
2020 MRS Spring Meeting

 

 

(Thermoplastic) Flower in the Sun
Submitted by Amber Hubbard
2020 MRS Spring Meeting

Zoom Background

Manhattan Skyline at Twilight
Submitted by Duhan Zhang
2019 MRS Spring Meeting

     
Science as Art Faces

Soft Microbots
Submitted by Hakan Ceylan
2018 MRS Fall Meeting

Nano Lord Voldemort

Nano Lord Voldemort
Submitted by Armin VahidMohammadi
2016 MRS Fall Meeting

     
Two Dimensional Crystals

Two-dimensional Crystals
Submitted by Jennifer DiStefano
2017 MRS Fall Meeting

Dendrite

Dendrite
Submitted by Jonathan Major
2018 MRS Spring Meeting

     
Mxene Coral

Mxene Coral
Submitted by Simge Uzun
2018 MRS Fall Meeting

     

Instructions (Desktop)

  1. Right click on your selected image and save to your device.
  2. When in Zoom, select your profile from the top right, and then select Settings, or, if in a meeting, click the arrow next to Stop Video along the bottom.
  3. Select Virtual Background from the menu on the left.
  4. Next to Choose Virtual Background, select the + icon.
  5. Choose your new Science as Art image from your device.

Instructions (Mobile)

  1. Select and save your chosen image to your device.
  2. While in a Zoom meeting, tap the three dots on the bottom right.
  3. Select Virtual Background.
  4. Upload your new Science as Art image.
     
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