The YUCOMAT 2018 Book of Abstracts is now available on the conference website:

The YUCOMAT 2018 conference will be held in Herceg Novi, Montenegro, on September 3-7, 2018. The conference will feature 33 plenary speakers, 4 plenary sessions, 2 satellite symposia, 44 regular oral presentations and 63 posters (see the full conference programme... Read more

The final programme of the 20th Conference of the Materials Research Society of Serbia - YUCOMAT 2018 is now available on the conference website:

Posters may still be submitted until August 24. Late posters will be included in the On-site Conference Programme but not in the printed Book of Abstracts. Read more

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The first Issue of 2018, Science and Technology of Materials, SPM journal, is now available

Special Issue on Cellular Materials, Volume 30, Issue 1, Pages 1-66 (January–April 2018) ... Read more

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The Faculty of Sciences of the University of Salamanca has hosted the celebration of the XV National Congress of Materials and the 1st Iberian Meeting on Material Science. The Vice-Rector for Research and Transfer, Susana Pérez Santos, the deans of the Faculties of Sciences and Chemical Sciences, José Miguel Mateos and David Díez; Professor Albano Cavaleiro on behalf of the Sociedade Portuguesa des Materiais (SPM), the research professor of the CSIC and president of the Spanish Society of Materials, Juan José Damborenea; and the professor of the Complutense University and president of the... Read more

The Spanish Materials Society SOCIEMAT publishes every two months the scientific journal Material-ES. The submission of papers for publication is much appreciated.


See below guidelines for submission and an example of the journal (vol 2, N°3, 2018)

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Catch up with the news from Junior EUROMAT Budapest (8-12 July) on  the FEMS Facebook page

and check out the photos on the Conference Facebook page. Read more

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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.
Thanks Hugh and Welcome Efi. Read more