SOCIEMAT celebrates World Materials Day 2018

7 November 2018
FEMS Member Society event

As in past years, SOCIEMAT is joining other member societies of FEMS to commemorate the World Materials Day. The commemoration of the World Materials Day will be held at the Polytechnic University of Madrid on October 7. The program will include the following acts:

- Prize Giving Ceremony - SOCIEMAT Caja Ingenieros Award "Best Thesis Degree in Materials Engineering".

- Prize Giving Ceremony – SOCIEMAT Award “Diffusion and Scientific Education in Materials”.

- Presentation of the three  best Master Thesis. Whoever obtains the SOCIEMAT Award “Best Master Thesis in Materials Science” will present his thesis at the EUROMAT 2019 conference, and the respective travel and stay will be financed by SOCIEMAT.

- FEMS presentation by Prof. Paloma Fernández, FEMS President.

- Presentation of the Association of Materials Engineering Students of the Polytechnic University of Madrid.

- "What makes us human? The materials in response" by Prof. José Ygnacio Pastor.

Also in November, SOCIEMAT will hold a conference at the University of Mondragón, Bilbao, where scientific talks related to recycling and circular economy and KIC Raw Materials will be presented.

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