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FEMS President Prof Eric Le Bourhis has contributed to new report on the role of materials in the post-COVID society looking at how materials will enable solutions for a healthy, safe, and resilient society to achieve a sustainable, stable, and stronger economy, able to respond to citizen’s demands. Read more

On 15 July 2020, the 3rd FEMS Communication Award for Excellence in Materials Science and Engineering took place virtually for the first time due to COVID-19. The FEMS Communication Award for Excellence in Materials Science and Engineering was created in 2018. The awards go to young European materials scientists (aged less than 40 at the time of nomination) who have distinguished themselves by the significance of their work and their ability to communicate effectively whether that be in industry or academia. Read more

Georgios Chatzigiannakis

On 14 July 2020, the 4th FEMS Master Thesis Competition took place virtually for the first time due to COVID-19. The FEMS Master’s Thesis award is intended to recognise the best Master’s Thesis on Materials Science and Engineering, presented in any Academic Institution from the country of any FEMS Member Society. The finalists each presented a 10-minute lecture on their chosen topics with presentations ranging from metals to polymers. Read more

An event organised by materials societies for the materials community, FEMS Junior EUROMAT 2020 is the largest and main event focused on young materials scientists and engineers taking place on 15-19 November 2020 in Granada.

The event is organised by FEMS and has granted Sociedad Española de Materiales (SOCIEMAT) to host this event.

The committee are looking for abstracts on the following topics:

  • Functional Materials
  • Structural Materials
  • Design, Processing and Surface treatments
  • Manufacturing & Recycling
  • ... Read more

Erhard Hornbogen, who was born in Greiz (Thüringen, Germany) on 2.2.1930, passed away on 16.4.2020, after having reached the age of 90 early this year. Read more

Riga Technical University has announced 3 PhD positions, 3 Postdoc positions and 3 Group Leader positions within research area of materials for bone tissue regeneration at Rudolfs Cimdins Riga Biomaterials Innovations and Development Centre based from the university.  Read more


From the FEMS Management Committee

As of Monday 4 May, Ms... Read more

YUCOMAT 2020

22nd Annual Conference YUCOMAT 2020

7–11 September 2020, Herceg Novi, Montenegro

On behalf of the Materials Research Society of Serbia, it is our great pleasure to invite you to participate at the Twenty-second Annual Conference YUCOMAT 2020  taking  place 7–11 September 2020, in Herceg Novi, Montenegro. YUCOMAT conference includes the participation of renowned plenary speakers, oral presentations, poster sessions and symposia related to contemporary programs in the... Read more

We are pleased to be able to offer a new service on the FEMS website whereby you can set up and configure your account so that you can you receive e-mail alerts whenever there is new content (news, events, awards, etc) posted on the website. Read more

The current global health crisis we are suffering has forced us to reconsider the dates for Junior EUROMAT 2020. The conference has been rescheduled for 15–19 November, of course provided that the situation is safe. New deadlines will be published in the conference webpage. Read more

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