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The 2009 Materials Science &Technology Conference & Exhibition (MS&T09)



Winnie Wong-Ng


The 2009 Materials Science and Technology Conference and Exhibition (MS&T09) took place at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center in Pittsburgh , Pennsylvania, from October 25-29. The Conference was the leading forum addressing structure, properties, processing and performance across the materials community. MS&T09 featured American Ceramic Society (ACerS) 111th Annual meeting, the AIST Steel Properties & Applications Conference, the ASM 96th Annual Meeting, and the TMS Fall Meeting. These organizing societies provided MS&T09 with 56 symposia organized into eight themes, 7 short courses, poster sessions, an exhibit, a number of featured lectures, and various member services. The attendees this year was over 3200, with a total of more than 1500 papers presented in both oral and poster sessions. This report summarizes the events that took place that week.
Powder Diffraction


2009 MS&T Conference and Exhibition, technical symposia, large-scale exhibit, meeting report


Wong-Ng, W. (2012), The 2009 Materials Science &Technology Conference & Exhibition (MS&T09), Powder Diffraction, [online],, (Accessed April 13, 2024)
Created February 29, 2012, Updated November 1, 2022