Impact article P1

The journal Science Impact recently published 2 interviews with the FEMS president, Paloma Fernández Sánchez and with immediate past president, Brett Suddell on the subjects of international collaboration and supporting materials research in Europe and beyond. Read more

Within the activities organized by the CSIC in the V Festival of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, SOCIEMAT collaborated again with the CENIM this year, organizing the Educational Olympiad "The route from the Macroworld to the Nanoworld" that was held on April 4 in the CENIM CSIC, with different games and activities for the students... Read more

12th International Conference on Multiaxial Fatigue and Fracture, Bordeaux, June 24-26 2019

The deadline for the early registration has been extended to April 15th, 2019. You have time to register at this special registration fee price. Read more

The second Scientific Olympiad, organized by SOCIEMAT and CENIM will take place on April the 4th, 2019, in the framework of the activities of the IV Festival of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology. Under the motto "Route from the Macroworld to the Nanoworld", the students will discover the most amazing micro and nano structures in the natural world.... Read more

The Faculty of Mechanical Engineering at Ruhr-Universität Bochum will be awarding a W1 Junior-Professorship in Materials Informatics and Data Sciences at the Interdisciplinary Centre for Advanced Materials Simulation (ICAMS). Pending a positive tenure evaluation, the successful candidate will be subsequently be appointed to a permanent position as professor (W2).

The Ruhr Universität Bochum (RUB) is one of the leading research universities in Germany. As a reform-oriented campus university, it houses the full spectrum of expertise in the main branches of science and research under one roof. Working in an environment that promotes a dynamic exchange between individual academic disciplines and their cultures, researchers and students alike benefit from the opportunities of interdisciplinary collaboration Read more

Robert Singer

FEMS is very sad to announce the sudden death of Robert Singer, former FEMS President (2006-2007) and Honorary FEMS member

FEMS joins the DGM (German Materials Society) in mourning the loss of a very eminent and successful scientist and highly esteemed colleague and will honour his memory.

Read the full DGM Obituary. Read more

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The 18th ECASIA will be held from 15th to 20th September 2019 in Dresden, Germany - also called the “Florence of the North”.

The ECASIA’19 conference will be organized in Dresden initiated by the Institute of Solid State and Materials Research (IFW Dresden) in cooperation with the Technical University Dresden (TUD) and other academic and industrial partners of the region. We hope to continue the conference series in the “spirit of ECASIA” to bring together scientists from universities, industry and instrument suppliers, to bridge the gap between fundamental and applied research in... Read more


Abstract submission EUROMAT2019 deadline extended to 5th April 2019

We invite you to submit your abstract(s) to the 16th European Congress and Exhibition on Advanced Materials and Processes (EUROMAT19), to be held in Stockholm, 1-5 September 2019 Read more


The Materiais2019 organizing committee invites all interested individuals to submit scientific abstracts (in English) through the submissions system:
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FEMS welcomes Prof Rodrigo Moreno (SOCIEMAT, Spain), pictured left, who was elected to join the Executive Committee as a new executive officer for the term 2019-2020.

Professors Csaba Balazsi (MAE), Aldo Boccaccini (DGM), and Dr Bernie Rickinson (IOM3) were also re-elected on the FEMS Executive Committee for further terms. FEMS also wishes to warmly thank Albano Cavaleiro (SPM) for his sustained contributions as Executive Committee Officer for the period 2015-2018.

Executive Committee elections for the term... Read more