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The 2000 Material Research Society (MRS) Fall Meeting Report



Winnie K. Wong-Ng


Keeping with tradition, the 2000 MRS annual meeting again took place in Boston Copely Plaza from November 27 to December 1. The 2000 meeting was well organized and well attended, with a total of 4600 attendees representing industrial, academic, and government sectors. The rich technical program was multi-disciplinary (41 symposia). A total of 4000 papers were presented. There were a number of memorable special lectures, several special seminars on policy and funding, an award ceremony, a new educational seminar series that focused on the scientific basis and practical application of commerical tools. The meeting also highlighted an elaborate exhibit, poster sessions and other well organized events. This report summarizes various events which took place at the meeting.
Powder Diffraction


(MRS), 2000 Annual Meeting report, Boston Hynes Convention Center, Materials Research Society


Wong-Ng, W. (2001), The 2000 Material Research Society (MRS) Fall Meeting Report, Powder Diffraction (Accessed April 16, 2024)
Created September 27, 2001, Updated February 19, 2017