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The Fojtik-Henglein Prize for the outstanding, recent scientific breakthrough in the field of laser synthesis and processing of colloids in liquids, named after a pair of pioneers in the field of nanoparticle and nanostructure preparation using laser technology, was first awarded at the 5th International Advanced Nanoparticles Generation Excitation by Laser in Liquids held in 3rd – 7th June 2018 in Lyon, France. The award was given to the laureate - Dr. Bilal Gökcem from the University of Duisburg/Essen - personally by Prof. Dr. Anton Fojtík, teacher at the Faculty of Biomedical Engineering of the Czech Technical University in Prague and at the Institute of Engineering Physics for Biomedicine at the Moscow National Research Nuclear University and the Member of the Czech Society for New Materials and Technologies Nanosection. The prize will be awarded every two years. More information Read more

June 20 - Abstract Submission Deadline
July 6  - Preliminary Conference Program
July 31 - Late Registration Fee Deadline (required for presentations to be included in the printed Book of Abstracts)
August 5 - Final Conference Program (for the printed Book of Abstracts)
August 24 – Final Poster Abstract Submission Deadline (to be included in the On-site Conference Program, not the printed Book of Abstracts)

 

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FEMS has created a new European wide masters competition to showcase the best masters students from across Europe. The FEMS Masters Thesis award is intended to recognize the best Masters Thesis on Materials Science and Engineering, presented in any Academic Institution from the country of any FEMS member Society. The FEMS National Societies may nominate one candidate per year. To be eligible the Masters Thesis should have been obtained up to a maximum of two academic years before the FEMS final takes place. Read more

 Communiqué from the FEMS President, Paloma Fernandez:

As of May 3 2018, the new Executive Secretary of FEMS is Ms Efi Fragkou. On behalf of FEMS we welcome Efi and wish her a joyful and fruitful collaboration with FEMS.
Former Executive Secretary Dr Hugh Dunlop, will continue his collaboration with FEMS as Communication Manager. Hugh Dunlop joined FEMS in July 2010 as Secretary, succeeding the always unforgettable Paul McIntyre. On behalf of FEMS I would like to express our gratitude to Hugh for all the well-done work during his 8 years as Executive Secretary and wish him the best for this new stage as FEMS Communications Manager.
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May 31  - Abstract Submission Deadline
July 6  - Preliminary Conference Program
July 31 - Late Registration Fee Deadline (required for presentations to be included in the printed Book of Abstracts)
August 5 - Final Conference Program (for the printed Book of Abstracts)
August 24 – Final Poster Abstract Submission Deadline (to be included in the On-site Conference Program, not the printed Book of Abstracts)

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The first Scientific Olympiad was organized in April 2018 by SOCIEMAT and CENIM in the framework of the activities of the III Festival of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology

Undergraduate students from the Universities Carlos III, Complutense and Rey Juan Carlos and IES Palomeras-Vallecas of Madrid have participated in the Scientific Olympiad organized by SOCIEMAT and CENIM, in the framework of the activities of the III Festival of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology. The Olympiad has also included the exposition “A walk through the Nanoworld" and several talks in colleges and... Read more

Granta

This year there were 150 participants of the 10th International Materials Education Symposium at the University of Cambridge 12-13 April 2018. Marc Fry (Director, Education Granta Design*) said "It's been a hugely enjoyable and stimulating two days. Thank you in particular to the session chairs, speakers and the organizations that provided help and advice which made the event a tremendous success: Mike Ashby Granta Design*, FEMS - Federation of European Materials Societies, SEFI - European Society for Engineering Education, The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society, ASM... Read more

MRS-Serbia is pleased to announce that the laureate of the 2018 MRS-Serbia Award for a Lasting and Outstanding Contribution to Materials Science and Engineering is Prof. Dr. László Forró of the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Laboratory of Physics of Complex Matter. He is awarded for his achievements in the engineering of new materials, including inorganic and organic materials, as well as biomaterials.... Read more

Cormier TMS awards banquet

After receiving the FEMS Lecturer Award for Excellence in Materials Science and Engineering in 2016-2017 at Junior Euromat in Lausanne, Switzerland in July 2016, Jonathan Cormier was named FEMS/TMS 2018 International Scholar. He presented his view on “The challenges and future of Ni-based single crystal superalloys component design” during the last TMS Annual meeting, held in Phoenix, Arizona, from March 11 to March 15, within the special FEMS Keynote symposium on “Energy and Transportation from a European Materials perspective”.

Jonathan said: "going at the TMS 2018 not only... Read more

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