The 2022 European Materials Day will be celebrated on Wednesday 2 November and the FEMS Member Societies are organise a series of events.

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DGM - FEMS Master Thesis Award national final

HMS - Event for PhD students

AIM - Event for PhD students

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As in previous years, SOCIEMAT joined other member societies of FEMS to celebrate European Materials Day. The main event was held at the Polytechnic University of Madrid on 2 November. Members of SOCIEMAT also organized events in Seville and Ciudad Real, and a contest of Materials threads was carried out on Twitter.

During the event the following talks were given by materials experts:

  • 'Toca toca Materiales' - Prof Nuria Salan, UPC
  • 'Bienvenido a MATERLAND' - Prof Gloria Rodríguez, UCLM

During the event, the... Read more

European Materials Day was initiated by suggestion of FEMS in 2003 and occurs every first Wednesday of November and SPM has been commemorating since 2003. The event is organized in collaboration with the Materials Committee of the National Association of Engineers.

A contest will take place in order to award prizes to the best Master thesis on Science and Engineering of Materials presented by students of the Materials Engineering Courses of the Portuguese Universities.

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PTM hosts first in-person FEMS conference in 3 years at University of Coimbra.

After the long parenthesis caused by the pandemic, SOCIEMAT has finally been able to hold its XVI National Materials Congress, CNMAT, in Ciudad Real. Organized by the Castilla-La Mancha University, under the presidency of Prof. Gloria Rodríguez Donoso, we have enjoyed a fantastic congress surrounded by friends and colleagues, with the participation of almost 400 attendees and more than 350 papers presented.

The congress was structured in the following Symposia: Functional Materials, Structural Materials, Nanostructured Materials, Polymers, Reinforced Polymers and Composites,... Read more

The 5th FEMS Master Thesis Award final took place on 21 July at FEMS Junior EUROMAT 2022

4 finalists from France, Greece, Portugal and Spain, all winners of their respective finals, gave a 10-minute presentation in front of a full audience on their chosen topics ranging from optoelectric devices and metallic nanostructures to hybrid 3-D manufacturing and zirconia-zirconia-based materials for dental applications.

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The Main Board of the Polish Materials Science Society awarded BEng, PhD Aleksandra Kozłowska from the Silesian University of Technology and BEng, PhD Mateusz Kopeć from the Institute of Fundamental Technological Research, Polish Academy of Sciences the prize for the best doctoral dissertation in the field of Materials Science for 2020.

We cordially congratulate the winners and wish them further scientific success. Read more