FEMS is pleased to announce its newest FEMS Associate Member, Texas A&M Engineering (TEES) as of 23 November 2020.

About TEES

As an engineering research agency of Texas, TEES performs quality research driven by world problems; strengthens and expands the state’s workforce through educational partnerships and training; and develops and transfers technology to industry. TEES partners with academic institutions, governmental agencies, industries and communities to solve problems to help improve the quality of life, promote economic development and... Read more

FEMS is pleased to announce its brand-new journal, European Journal of Materials in association with Taylor & Francis, a fully open access materials science and engineering journal that covers the functional and structural behaviour of materials. Read more

IOM3 has launched its new logo, visual identity and website, devised to reinforce core values of being forward looking, dynamic, mindful, environmentally conscious, innovative and global.

IOM3 wanted a new visual identity that was strong, simple & striking, embodying the forward looking nature of IOM3 but also using different shapes to represent our history, the mergers of diverse bodies, and the eclectic mix of people and ideas, which have come together to form the Institute. 

In a statement, IOM3 President Professor Serena Best CBE FREng CEng FIMMM said... Read more


Dear collegues, 

We have done our best to keep Junior EUROMAT 2020 as a safe face to face event. On shifting the event until mid-November, we all hoped that the health alarm situation would be handable. However, latest news on COVID are alarming and most European countries have imposed severe travel restrictions. It is with great regret that the decision to cancel this edition of... Read more

FEMS President Prof Eric Le Bourhis has contributed to new report on the role of materials in the post-COVID society looking at how materials will enable solutions for a healthy, safe, and resilient society to achieve a sustainable, stable, and stronger economy, able to respond to citizen’s demands. Read more

On 15 July 2020, the 3rd FEMS Communication Award for Excellence in Materials Science and Engineering took place virtually for the first time due to COVID-19. The FEMS Communication Award for Excellence in Materials Science and Engineering was created in 2018. The awards go to young European materials scientists (aged less than 40 at the time of nomination) who have distinguished themselves by the significance of their work and their ability to communicate effectively whether that be in industry or academia. Read more

Georgios Chatzigiannakis

On 14 July 2020, the 4th FEMS Master Thesis Competition took place virtually for the first time due to COVID-19. The FEMS Master’s Thesis award is intended to recognise the best Master’s Thesis on Materials Science and Engineering, presented in any Academic Institution from the country of any FEMS Member Society. The finalists each presented a 10-minute lecture on their chosen topics with presentations ranging from metals to polymers. Read more

An event organised by materials societies for the materials community, FEMS Junior EUROMAT 2020 is the largest and main event focused on young materials scientists and engineers taking place on 15-19 November 2020 in Granada.

The event is organised by FEMS and has granted Sociedad Española de Materiales (SOCIEMAT) to host this event.

The committee are looking for abstracts on the following topics:

  • Functional Materials
  • Structural Materials
  • Design, Processing and Surface treatments
  • Manufacturing & Recycling
  • ... Read more

Erhard Hornbogen, who was born in Greiz (Thüringen, Germany) on 2.2.1930, passed away on 16.4.2020, after having reached the age of 90 early this year. Read more

Riga Technical University has announced 3 PhD positions, 3 Postdoc positions and 3 Group Leader positions within research area of materials for bone tissue regeneration at Rudolfs Cimdins Riga Biomaterials Innovations and Development Centre based from the university.  Read more