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Materials Research Society

Materials Research Society

What is MRS?

The Materials Research Society (MRS) is an organization of materials researchers from academia, industry, and government that promotes communication for the advancement of interdisciplinary materials research to improve the quality of life. Membership in the Society includes over 16,000 scientists, engineers, and research managers from industrial, government, and university research laboratories in the US and close to 70 countries.

What's the MRS Student Chapter at Drexel University?

The MRS Student Chapter at Drexel was chartered at the MRS Fall 2003 meeting. It was the only Chapter approved among 15 applicants in 2003. Members include current graduate students in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering and will extend to Chemical and Biological Engineering, Bioengineering, Physics, Chemistry or anyone who is interested in materials.

What's the goal of the MRS Student Chapter at Drexel University?

To foster discussions among students and faculty in the various materials disciplines, to generate student interest in materials science and engineering, and to promote the exchange and dissemination of information from the Society.

What are the benefits of joining the MRS Student Chapter at Drexel University?

In addition to the benefits of individual MRS student membership, the MRS Student Chapter at Drexel provides you with additional discount membership fee, a reimbursement of travel cost to attend the MRS meetings in Boston and San Francisco, special information programs, seminars, and industrial tours.

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