Materials Today and Rice University are proud to present the first "Materials Today: The Future of Materials Science in the Next Two Decades" workshop.
Materials science is not only one of the fastest growing and most rapidly evolving scientific discipllines, but also one that stands at the forefront of modern technology, spanning every facet of 21st - century life. This unique event will bring together leading researchers, spanning the field of materials science and engineering, to present and discuss cutting-edge research with other experts in the field, exchanging ideas to advance current understanding toward the future of materials science.
As we celebrate the 20th Anniversary of Materials Today, the workshop will focus on the next two decades, comprising four key themes:
Each session will be led by Rice pioneers in the area, with top speakers from across the field of materials science. Confirmed invited speakers include: John Rogers (Northwestern University), Meyya Meyyappan (NASA), Long-Qing Chen (Penn State), Jim Warren (NIST), Kam Leong (Columbia University), Doris A. Taylor (Texas Heart Institute), Joseph M. DeSimone (University of North Carolina), and Tobias A. Schaedler (HRL Laboratories), with more to be announced soon.
In addition to talks by leading researchers, the workshop will also feature the presentations of the Materials Today 'Embracing Challenge Award' and a Materials Today 'Materials in Society Lecture'
The fee for this two-day event is $100. To register, click on the Registration link below.