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Energy storage in the Midwest and beyond: a timely analysis

As the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) released an update to last year’s order on energy storage, MRS Energy & Sustainability today publishes a timely collection of papers that unpack the issue of energy storage in the Midwest and...
26-May-2019 6:15 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Member of the Societies Consortium on Sexual Harassment in STEMM

Materials Research Society Joins Leading Academic and Professional Societies as an Inaugural Member of the Societies Consortium on Sexual Harassment in STEMM
1-Apr-2019 1:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Materials Research Society Announces Two New Board Appointments for 2019

The Materials Research Society (MRS) announces two new three-year appointments to its Board of Directors, effective January 1, 2019.
24-Jan-2019 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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CALL FOR PAPERS—Plasticity and Fracture at the Nanoscales

This Focus Issue will look at recent advances in the in situ experimentation of plasticity and fracture, especially those that enable the development and design of materials and nanocomposites with enhanced mechanical properties reaching or...
2-Aug-2018 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Call for Papers

Journal of Materials Research (JMR) announces a Focus Issue for April 2019.
20-Jul-2018 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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FREE ACCESS | Journal of Materials Research (JMR)

The latest issue of Journal of Materials Research (JMR)
20-Jul-2018 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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2017-2018 Key Metrics for MRS Journals

2017 Impact Factors and Journal Citation Report
20-Jul-2018 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Calling Early-Stage Materials Innovators!

Demonstrate your new materials technology in front of industry and investors.
21-Jun-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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MRS Communications Editor-in-Chief, Rigoberto Advincula elected to the National Academy of Science and Technology, Philippines

Rigoberto Advincula, professor in the Department of Macromolecular Science and Engineering, has been elected to membership in the National Academy of Science and Technology (NAST), Philippines, one of the highest honors the country awards...
10-Jul-2018 10:05 AM EDT

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The Materials Research Society (MRS) is an organization of materials researchers worldwide that promotes communication for the advancement of interdisciplinary materials research and technology to improve the quality of life.

The Materials Research Society will build a dynamic, interactive, global community of materials researchers to advance technical excellence by providing a framework in which the materials disciplines can convene, collaborate, integrate and advocate.

MRS Diversity Statement
The Materials Research Society recognizes that Diversity drives innovation, excellence and new discoveries. We charge our membership and leadership to engage all demographic groups worldwide in advancing science and technology to improve the quality of life.

MRS Aspiration
MRS engages members across generations to advance their careers and promote materials research and innovation.

MRS Core Values
Promoting technical excellence
Being visionary and dynamic
Being interdisciplinary
Being broadly inclusive and egalitarian

Strategic Intent –Relationships and Interactions
The Materials Research Society (MRS), with members from around the world, seeks to offer the highest quality information and forums for communication. MRS recognizes that people in different parts of the world have different cultures and needs, and that approaches tailored to local conditions often best facilitate the promotion of materials research. Therefore, MRS strives to: (1) foster inclusive relationships and interactions with people and organizations worldwide, and (2) to encourage collaborations and bilateral projects that mutually benefit the members of MRS, partner organizations and the materials community.


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