Materials Day 2018

Save the Date: October 24 - 25, 2018

Mark your calendar for Materials Day 2018, sponsored by Penn State’s Materials Research Institute. This year’s theme, “Grand Challenges Enabled by Materials,” will focus on six areas where Penn State can make significant advances to solving some of the 21st century’s most pressing challenges. Featuring breakout sessions with industry leaders, experts from federal agencies, and Penn State faculty, a keynote reception, and interactive poster session with over 100 faculty/student presenters, Materials Day 2018 is Penn State’s premier event for materials-related interdisciplinary science and engineering. We hope to see you in October.

Keynote Speaker

Linda S. Sapochak, Ph.D.
Director, Division of Materials Research
National Science Foundation

"Materials Science and Engineering Grand Challenges, Evolving Capabilities, and the Push for Convergent Research"


Nittany Lion Inn
University Park, PA

Program is now available to download (pdf):
Materials Day 2018 Program


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