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Frontiers of Materials Research: A Decadal Survey
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FRONTIERS OF MATERIALS RESEARCH:
A DECADAL SURVEY

 

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine will conduct Frontiers of Materials Research: A Decadal Survey by the request of the Department of Energy and the National Science Foundation. The committee's final report will be aimed at federal agencies that support materials research, science policymakers, and researchers in materials research and other fields.

 

Statement of Task

 

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SUBMIT INPUT

 

Community input on key developments, challenges, and future directions for the field of materials research is critical for the success of this decadal survey.  To upload comments or documents for the committee, please fill out our community input form

 

 

COMMITTEE MEETINGS

 

Committee Meeting #1
May 19-20, 2017
Keck Center of the National Academies
Washington, D.C.  
Agenda

 

Committee Meeting #2
July 27-28, 2017
Colorado School of Mines
Golden, Colorado
Agenda and Login Instructions
 

Committee Meeting #3
September 7-8, 2017
Intercontinental Hotel, Camelot Room
505 N. Michigan Ave
Chicago, Illinois
Agenda | Login Instructions

 

Awschalom Presentation

 

Committee Meeting #4
November 29-30, 2017
Boston, Massachusetts

 

Committee Meeting #5
January 25-26, 2018
Irvine, California

 

SURVEY TOWN HALLS

 

Upcoming  

Town Hall at the American Vacuum Society
Tampa Convention Center, Tampa, Florida
Thursday, November 2, 2017: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

 

            Virtual Town Hall (WebEx)
            November or December, 2017: date TBD

 
Previous

Town Hall at the American Chemical Society 254th National Meeting
Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Washington, DC
Tuesday, August 22, 2017: 11:30 AM - 3:00 PM

 

Town Hall at the International Society for Optics and Photonics
San Diego Convention Center, San Diego, California
August 7, 2017: 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Town Hall at the American Ceramic Society
Kohala 1, Kamuela, HI
May 22, 2017: 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
 

Town Hall at the Optical Society
Salon V & VI, Marriott, San Diego, CA
May 15, 2017: 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
 

            Town Hall at the Materials Research Society
    PCC West, 100 Level, Room 103A, Phoenix, AZ
    April 19, 2017: 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM  

 

Town Hall at APS March Meeting
Room 266, Ernest Morial Convention Center, New Orleans, LA
March 16, 2017: 3:30-4:30pm 

 

Town Hall at the Minerals, Metals, and Materials Society
The Marriott Marquis Hotel, Pacific Ballroom 19, San Diego, CA
February 28, 2017: 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM 

 

 


 

CONTACT US
 

Please e-mail questions or comments to:

Erik Svedberg, Study Director
esvedberg@nas.edu

 

Jim Lancaster, Board Director
jlancaster@nas.edu
 

 

  BACKGROUND READING

 

condensed-matter-coverThe Board on Physics and Astronomy and the National Materials and Manufacturing Board has a long history of reports on the future of materials science.  Click the links below to download past reports for free:

 

Condensed Matter and Materials Physics: The Science of the World Around Us

Materials Science and Engineering for the 1990s: Maintaining Competitiveness in the Age of Materials