Skip to main content
U.S. flag

An official website of the United States government

Official websites use .gov
A .gov website belongs to an official government organization in the United States.

Secure .gov websites use HTTPS
A lock ( ) or https:// means you’ve safely connected to the .gov website. Share sensitive information only on official, secure websites.

The 2006 Materials Research Society (MRS) Fall Meeting Report



Winnie K. Wong-Ng


The 2006 Materials Research Society (MRS) Fall Meeting took place in the Hynes Convention Center and the Sheraton Boston Hotel, starting the weekend following the Thanksgiving Holidays from November 26 to December 1. This large-scale meeting included forty-two technical symposia, twelve symposium tutorials, four poster sessions, a popular Symposium X (Frontiers of Materials Research), an award ceremony, the first Scientific Film Festival , an exhibit, and various services including an employment center for the MRS members. The attendees this year was over 5300, with a total of more than 5000 papers presented in both oral and poster sessions. This report summarizes the events that took place that week.
Powder Diffraction


2006 MRS Fall meeting, large-scale exhibit, meeting report, technical symposia


Wong-Ng, W. (2007), The 2006 Materials Research Society (MRS) Fall Meeting Report, Powder Diffraction (Accessed May 22, 2024)


If you have any questions about this publication or are having problems accessing it, please contact

Created April 26, 2007, Updated February 19, 2017