Nominate a paper published in 2021 for the MRS Communications Lecture! The senior author of the winning paper will be invited to present a lecture at the 2022 MRS Spring Meeting in Honolulu!

MRS Communications publishes research letters and prospective articles—forward-looking, authoritative assessments on materials research that impactful, urgent, and of broad interest to the materials community.

MRS Communications offers a rapid but rigorous peer-review process and time to publication. Leveraging its access to the far-reaching technical expertise of MRS members and leading materials researchers from around the world, the journal boasts an experienced and highly respected board of associate editors and reviewers.

Each year, the MRS Communications Lecture is awarded to the paper published in the journal that best demonstrates excellence in materials research.  The senior author of the selected paper presents this research at the next MRS Spring Meeting.

The 2021 MRS Communications Lecture recognizes excellence in the field of materials research through work published in MRS Communications.  It is intended to honor the authors of an outstanding paper published in the journal during the preceding year.  Nominations are ongoing! More informatoin can be found here: https://www.springer.com/journal/43579/updates/18649556

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  • Rigoberto C. Advincula
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2.566 (2020)
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2.852 (2020)
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2159-6867
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