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Materials Research Society (MRS) 2014 Fall Meeting, Boston, MA on November 30 December 5, 2014

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Technical Report,08 Dec 2014,07 Aug 2015

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Materials Research Society Warrendale United States

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The worlds foremost international scientific gathering for materials research, the MRS meeting showcased leading interdisciplinary research in both fundamental and applied areas, coordinated by over 200 scientists from both academia and industry in many countries around the world. The Meeting Chairs - Husam N. Alshareef King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Amit Goyal Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Gerardo Morell University of Puerto Rico, Jose A. Varela University of Sao Paulo State - UNESP, and In Kyeong Yoo Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology - put together a powerhouse program of 52 technical symposia in six broad categories Biomaterials and Soft Matter Electronics and Photonics Energy and Sustainability Nanomaterials and Synthesis Theory, Characterization, and Modeling and General Materials and Methods. Highlights included Tutorial T, Always dedicated to the materials community, Hiroshi Amano of Nagoya University served as an instructor on nitride-based LEDs before traveling to Stockholm for the Nobel Prize ceremony Materials Hackathon For the first time, MRS held a 24-hour competition to create software to solve materials-related challenges Innovation and Inclusion What It Takes to Move Diversity Forward, Vern Myers, Esq., principal of Vern Myers Consulting Group, LLC, engaged participants in an interactive session about culturally effective habits that will help promote diversity in scientific organizations. Organized by the Women in Materials Science and Engineering Subcommittee, this session was open to women and men.

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  • Miscellaneous Materials
  • Electrooptical and Optoelectronic Devices

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