7th International Materials Education Symposium

9 April 2015 to 10 April 2015
Miscellaneous events

An interactive workshop on Materials and Sustainable Development has also been announced, as an option for those attending the Short Course on Weds, April 8. It will be led by Professor Mike Ashby and Dr Tatiana Vakhitova. More details are available online. Hosted by the University of Cambridge, the Symposium brings together educators, researchers, students, and practitioners from a range of fields for discussion of ideas, experiences, and trends related to the teaching of materials science and materials engineering. This year’s theme is 'Innovation in teaching and materials in products'. Submission is open for poster abstracts until Feb 28. Accepted posters are guaranteed a two minute presentation at a poster teaser session. Space is limited (see below) so submit now to avoid missing out. The two-day Symposium will feature presentations from an outstanding group of speakers including: • Mike Ashby (Cambridge) • Sybrand Van Der Zwagg (TU Delft) • Henfeng Zuo (Tsinghua) • Jose Ygnacio Pastor (UP Madrid) • T. W. Clyne (Cambridge) • Steffen Ritter (Reutlingen) • Veronique Vitry (Mons) • Michael Lauring (Aalborg) The full list of presenters and topics is available online. Upon registering for the Symposium you will receive access to our new Online Archive of presentations from all past events. You can browse the archive at www.archive.materials-education.com The upcoming Materials Education Symposia are supported by: ASM International (the Materials Information Society); Cambridge University (Department of Engineering and Department of Materials Science & Metallurgy); European Society for Engineering Education (SEFI); Federation of European Materials Societies (FEMS); Granta Design, Cambridge; Materials Division, American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE); The Ohio State University; International Federation of Engineering Education Societies (IFEES)

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