B-MRS Newsletter – special issue about the XVI B-MRS Meeting.


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Newsletter of the Brazilian Materials Research Society

Year 4, issue 9. September 30th, 2017.

Special issue: XVI B-MRS Meeting

Gramado (Brazil), September 10 to 14, 2017

In numbers

– About 1,400 participants.
– 26 countries represented.
– 92.7% of registered participants from Brazil (from 5 regions of the country and from 22 states); 2.4% from Latin America and 4.9% from other countries.
– 58% students: 41% graduate students and 17% undergraduate students.
– About 52% men and 48% women.

– More than 1,900 approved works (76% for poster presentations) in 22 symposia.
– 7 plenary lectures and 1 memorial lecture, 13 technical lectures from companies, 1 tutorial and 1 workshop.
– 15 rooms for simultaneous oral presentations (over 300 oral presentations).
– 25 companies at the exhibition.

– 20 students received awards by ACS Publications, B-MRS, E-MRS, and IUMRS.


Multimedia report

Learn about or look back through an account of the event with texts, photos and presentation files. Here.


In real time

During the meeting, we posted on our new Instagram pictures and comments of some of the main moments. If you haven´t seen, do it now, here.



On Google Photos, see pictures of the awards winners, symposia coordinators and meeting organizers, and many others that you may want to download. Here.


Files of the presentations

Access on Slideshare the files of the opening, plenary and closing sessions that were provided by the authors. Here.


XVII B-MRS Meeting

Save the date! The next annual meeting of B-MRS will be held in the city of Natal, northeast of Brazil, from 16 to 20 of September, 2018. The chairman will be Prof. Antonio Eduardo Martinelli, from the Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte. More info soon in B-MRS communication media.


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