von Montag, 28. März 2016 -  09:30 Uhr
bis Freitag, 01. April 2016 - 17:00 Uhr

The 2016 MRS Spring Meeting is moving to Phoenix, and we hope you're planning to join us.

Exhibit and Sponsorship Opportunities

Details about exhibiting at the 2016 MRS Spring Meeting in Phoenix, Arizona.

Childcare Grants

MRS has a limited number of childcare grants available for attendees of the 2016 MRS Spring Meeting & Exhibit. Applications are due March 7, 2016.


Discounted lodging for the 2016 MRS Spring Meeting in Phoenix, Arizona

iMatSci 2016

iMatSci—Innovation in Materials Science—provides a demonstration platform for technology providers across all science, technology, engineering and mathematics departments at universities and startups to demonstrate their newest materials-focused technologies in practical applications. iMatSci is a limited space event. Applications are due February 29.

Press Credentials Application

Press passes are issued to editors and reporters representing bonafide news publications only. Preregistrations must be received at MRS headquarters no later than Friday, March 18.


Register by 5 p.m. ET, March 11, 2016, to ensure preregistration rates.

Science as Art

The competition is open to all registered meeting attendees, with entries to be on display in the Phoenix Convention Center. Multiple first-place and second-place awards of $400 and $200, respectively, will be presented to the winning entries at the meeting. Entries due by 5 p.m. ET, February 15, 2016.

Symposia Sessions

Topical Clusters

  • Characterization and Modeling of Materials (CM)
  • Energy and Environment (EE)
  • Electronics and Photonics (EP)
  • Materials Design (MD)
  • Nanotechnology (NT)
  • Soft Materials and Biomaterials (SM)

Tutorial Sessions

The 2016 MRS Spring Meeting will feature 14 tutorial sessions covering a variety of topics. Thirteen of those tutorials will complement the scientific sessions, while the fourteenth is a broader impact tutorial. There is no charge to attend the tutorials.

An option to purchase tutorial notes, now available in color, at the preregistration price of $35 will be available on the registration form. After the preregistration period ends, notes will be priced at $45 and will be available at the Publications Desk on-site at the meeting.

All tutorials will be held on Monday, March 28, in the Phoenix Convention Center North, 100 Level.

Broader Impact Tutorial BI-T1
Green’s Function Method for Multiscale Simulation of Advanced Materials

1:30-5 p.m., Room 128 B
Instructor: Vinod K. Tewary, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)

Monday, Mar. 28  1:30-4 p.m.

Tutorial CM1: Aberration-Corrected (Scanning) Transmission Electron Microscopy »

PCC North, Level 100, Room 122C

This tutorial will focus on aberration correction technologies. Instructors: David J. Smith, Sandra Van Aert

Monday, Mar. 28  8:30 a.m.-12 p.m.

EE4: Electrode Materials and Electrolytes for Next-Generation Rechargeable Batteries »

PCC North, Level 100, Room 124A

This tutorial will focus on the materials challenges and prospects of next-generation rechargeable battery chemistries and liquid and solid electrolytes for lithium and sodium ion-based electrochemical devices. Instructors: Arumugam Manthiram, Austen Angell

Monday, Mar. 28  1:30-5 p.m.

Tutorial EE9: Electrochemical Interfaces—Fundamentals and Applications »

PCC North, Level 100, Room 125B

This tutorial will cover basic concepts of electrochemical interfaces in liquid electrolytes, as well as electrochemical interfaces in contact with polymer electrolytes. Instructors: Nenad M. Markovic, Adam Weber

Monday, Mar. 28  8:30 a.m.-12 p.m.

Tutorial EE11: Caloric Materials—From Fundamental to Application »

PCC North, Level 100, Room 126B

This tutorial covers caloric effects and materials. Instructors: Antoni Planes, Andrej Kitanovski

Monday, Mar. 28  1-5 p.m.

Tutorial EE15: Teaching the Role of Materials in Sustainable Development—Analytical Frameworks, Crossing Disciplines and Student Engagement »

PCC North, Level 100, Room 123

This tutorial will appeal to today’s materials scientists, engineers and technology managers who seek to identify, articulate, and implement changes that improve sustainability while enhancing the bottom line of their organizations. Instructors: Tatiana Vakhitova, Richard LeSar and Kevin Jones.

Monday, Mar. 28  8:30 a.m.-12 p.m.

Tutorial EP1: Organic Excitonic Materials and Devices—OLEDs and Lasers »

PCC North, Level 100, Room 125B

The tutorial will introduce attendees to organic light-emitting diodes (OLEDs) and organic laser systems, both with high relevance to Symposium EP1. While both concepts make use of organic materials, the toolboxes to understand all the details are very different. Instructors: Chihaya Adachi; Stephane Kena-Cohen

Monday, Mar. 28  9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Tutorial EP4: Silicon and Related Materials for Energy Conversion and Storage »

PCC North, Level 100, Room 124B

This tutorial will discuss the growth and characterization of silicon nanostructures and their potential applications in energy conversion and storage. Instructors: Stefaan DeWolf and Sumit Agarwal

Monday, Mar. 28  8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.

Tutorial MD1: Creating the Materials Innovation Infrastructure for Materials by Design »

PCC North, Level 100, Room 121B

The morning segments of the tutorial will focus on the methods and techniques of materials by design. The afternoon segments will explore the application of these methods to real materials development, with demonstrations via a series of example cases. Instructors: David Ginley, Michael Toney, Marco Buongiorno Nardelli, Andriy Zakutayev

Monday, Mar. 28  1:30-5 p.m.

Tutorial MD3: Discovery of Functional Oxides by Computational and Epitaxial Design »

PCC North, Level 100, Room 125A

The tutorial will provide foundational knowledge for researchers, ranging from students to professional scientists, in the field of the design of complex oxide thin films and heterostructures. Instructors: Hans Christen, Steven May and James Rondinelli

Monday, Mar. 28  8:30 a.m.-2:45 p.m.

Tutorial MD4: Phase-Change Materials—From Fundamental Properties to Recent Applications »

PCC North, Level 100, Room 122C

This tutorial will introduce the properties of phase-change materials relevant to applications in memory and neuromorphic devices. Instructors: Raffaella Calarco, Bart Jan Kooi, Jean-Yves Raty

Monday, Mar. 28  8:30-11:30 a.m.

Tutorial NT5: The Synthesis, Properties and Applications of Nanodiamond »

PCC North, Level 100, Room 125A

This tutorial will focus on production, synthesis, fabrication, properties and applications of nanodiamond. Instructors: Dean Ho, Anke Krueger

Monday, Mar. 28  1:30-5 p.m.

Tutorial NT7: Fundamentals of Nanoparticle Adhesion and Removal »

PCC North, Level 100, Room 128A

This tutorial will focus on nanoparticle adhesion and removal. Instructors: Cetin Cetinkaya and Stephen Beaudoin

Monday, Mar. 28  1:30-5 p.m.

Tutorial SM5: Image Analysis for Materials Science and Engineering using Open-Access Software »

PCC North, Level 100, Room 126C

This tutorial, which will be held in the spirit of a laboratory class where participants are expected to take notes and work on exercises that will be provided, presents an image-analysis workshop using powerful open-access image-analysis software, ImageJ. Instructor: Jesse Greener

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