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

May 31  - 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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Considering the huge interest in... Read more

The first Scientific Olympiad was organized in April 2018 by SOCIEMAT and CENIM in the framework of the activities of the III Festival of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology

Undergraduate students from the Universities Carlos III, Complutense and Rey Juan Carlos and IES Palomeras-Vallecas of Madrid have participated in the Scientific Olympiad organized by SOCIEMAT and CENIM, in the framework of the activities of the III Festival of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology. The Olympiad has also included the exposition “A walk through the Nanoworld" and several talks in colleges and... Read more


This year there were 150 participants of the 10th International Materials Education Symposium at the University of Cambridge 12-13 April 2018. Marc Fry (Director, Education Granta Design*) said "It's been a hugely enjoyable and stimulating two days. Thank you in particular to the session chairs, speakers and the organizations that provided help and advice which made the event a tremendous success: Mike Ashby Granta Design*, FEMS - Federation of European Materials Societies, SEFI - European Society for Engineering Education, The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society, ASM... Read more

MRS-Serbia is pleased to announce that the laureate of the 2018 MRS-Serbia Award for a Lasting and Outstanding Contribution to Materials Science and Engineering is Prof. Dr. László Forró of the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Laboratory of Physics of Complex Matter. He is awarded for his achievements in the engineering of new materials, including inorganic and organic materials, as well as biomaterials.... Read more

Cormier TMS awards banquet

After receiving the FEMS Lecturer Award for Excellence in Materials Science and Engineering in 2016-2017 at Junior Euromat in Lausanne, Switzerland in July 2016, Jonathan Cormier was named FEMS/TMS 2018 International Scholar. He presented his view on “The challenges and future of Ni-based single crystal superalloys component design” during the last TMS Annual meeting, held in Phoenix, Arizona, from March 11 to March 15, within the special FEMS Keynote symposium on “Energy and Transportation from a European Materials perspective”.

Jonathan said: "going at the TMS 2018 not only... Read more

Just one more month to the abstract submission deadline for the Twentieth Materials Research Society of Serbia Annual Conference YUCOMAT 2018 that will be held in a charming little town at the Adriatic coast, Herceg Novi, Montenegro, 3-7th September, 2018 Read more

FEMS-TMS MoU signature

During the TMS annual meeting in Phoenix, Arizona, board members from The Minerals, Metals and Materials Society (TMS) and from FEMS agreed to extend their programming collaboration with the signing of a new memorandum of understanding. The new agreement would bring more FEMS-sponsored programming to TMS meetings and more TMS-sponsored programming to FEMS conferences.

“I think this is a tremendous opportunity to strengthen existing ties with our European colleagues,” said Kevin Hemker, 2018 TMS President. “I’ve heard good things from TMS members who participated in FEMS EUROMAT and... Read more

As a founding member of the French Federation of Materials (FFM), SF2M is organizing the next Grand Conference Matériaux 2018 to be held in Strasbourg, France from November 19 to 23. It comprises 18 thematic symposia covering a very broad spectrum from Production related issues to numerical simulation. Read more