B-MRS Newsletter. Coverage of the XVIII B-MRS Meeting.


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Newsletter of the
Brazilian Materials
Research Society

Special issue:
Coverage of the XVIII B-MRS Meeting!

In numbers

  • Approximately 1,700 participants.

  • Gender: 56% men, 44% women.

  • 42% graduate students, 35% professional, 23% undergraduate students.

  • Procedure of participants: 27 countries in South, Central and North America, Europe and Asia (95% of Brazil, from 25 states of the federation, covering the 5 regions of the country).

  • Institutions represented: around 400.

  • 23 symposia organized by over 100 organizers from 9 countries.

  • Over 2,000 works effectively presented (approximately 1,500 posters, 400 oral and 100 guest lectures).

  • 34 awarded works among 137 works submitted to compete for the awards.

  • 14 rooms for simultaneous oral presentations.

  • 8 plenary lectures and 1 memorial lecture

  • 13 technical lectures by exhibitors.

  • 1 tutorial, 2 discussion panels and 1 workshop.

  • 17 sponsors – exhibitors and 33 supporters, mainly publishers/scientific journals and Brazilian funding agencies.

Report of the event sessions.

An illustrated report of the event, with links to files, albums and documents at the B-MRS website.

Access the report here.


Event photo albums.

The main photos of the event (sessions, party, ceremonies, tributes), made by the official photographer to look at or download in Google Photos.

Access the albums here.


Presentations files.

Files of plenary lectures, memorial lecture and opening and closing presentations, provided by the authors. On B-MRS Slideshare.

Access the presentations here.


List of awarded students.

The names and institutions of the 34 students who received the Bernhard Gross Award, ACS Publication Prizes and RSC Prizes for papers presented at the event. At the B-MRS website.

Access the list here.


XIX B-MRS Meeting: symposium call extended.

At the community’s request, the call for symposium proposals was extended until November 18, 2019. The XIX B-MRS Meeting will be held together with IUMRS-ICEM in Foz do Iguaçu from August 30 to September 3, 2020.

Learn more here.

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Notice: XVIII B-MRS Meeting attendance and presentation certificates are available at the event system by login and password: https://www.eventweb.com.br/xviiisbpmat/home-event/

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