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Sociedad Mexicana de Materiales

The Materials Research Society (MRS)

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17 – 21 August, Cancún, Mexico

This annual international meeting provides an interactive forum to discuss the advances in synthesis, characterization, properties, processing, applications, basic research trends, corrosion prevention, and more, all related to the area of materials science and engineering.

The efforts of several societies, colleagues, sponsors and exhibitors offer an exciting multidisciplinary stage to learn first-hand about new directions in materials research and technology, as well as a valuable opportunity to share and exchange ideas with some of the foremost experts in the field.


The size of the board is 100 cm width x 250 cm height; the suggested poster size is 90 cm width x 120 cm height.
Posters will be attached to corkboard provided for all posters in the poster room locations.
Poster sessions are Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM.
When the poster session is finished at 8:30 PM, each presenter will remove their poster from the respective board.




Mihail C. Roco
National Science Foundation and National Nanotechnology Initiative

The long term view of nanoscale science and engineering development from basics to system integration and technological convergence-divergence cycles is discussed. A twenty year outlook for nanotechnology development was formulated about 2000 (NNI), with the promise to create basic understanding and a general purpose technology with mass and sustainable use by 2020.

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