Thomas Duguet, 34, is a CNRS researcher at the CIRIMAT laboratory (Toulouse, France) since 2012. He is engineer from the School of Mines (Nancy, FR), where he also achieved a master’s thesis in Materials Science and Engineering, with Dr. Thierry Belmonte. In 2009, he obtained his Ph.D. from the Université de Lorraine, focused on the ‘Surfaces and Thin Films of Complex metallic Alloys’, with Dr. Vincent Fournée and Dr. Jean-Marie Dubois (Institut Jean Lamour, Nancy, FR).

Research activities. His main research areas are the reactivity of surfaces, mechanisms of... Read more

The Advanced Training Course „Nano-scale Materials“ which took place from 27th to 29th August 2018 in Dresden was once again a great success.

Prof. Dr. Ehrenfried Zschech from the Fraunhofer Cluster Nanoanalytics ( in Dresden was once again able to welcome an international audience to this advanced training course. The training focuses at people who would like to expand their knowledge in the fields of nanoscale materials and nanoanalytics. The topics range from the basics... Read more

"A digital Microfluidics Platform for Loop-Mediated Isothermal Amplification of DNA" was the winning thesis of the FEMS Masters Thesis Awards competition recently held in Budapest.

Beatriz Coelho from DCM - Department of Materials Science FCT / UNL, winner of the 2017 edition, Best Masters Thesis Award, awarded by the Portuguese Society of Materials during World Materials Day 2017, presented this year her master's thesis to the competition during the FEMS Junior Euromat 2018.


For further information about the FEMS Masters Thesis awards click... Read more

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