Materials Week



2017 OSU Materials Week – the annual showcase of materials-allied research at The Ohio State University and beyond – will be held May 9-12, 2017 at the Blackwell Inn and Conference Center on Ohio State’s Columbus campus.


Join us!  Our 9th annual conference features a keynote address, student poster sessions, and technical and cross cutting sessions focusing on the latest advances in the full spectrum of materials innovation:


  • Materials and Manufacturing for Sustainability
  • Materials Innovation
  • Materials and Nanostructures for Magnetic Skyrmions
  • Integrated Design of Materials
  • Nanoengineered Materials for Medical Applications
  • Innovations in Advanced Microscopy
  • Wide Bandgap Semiconductors


The links below will provide more information about this year’s Materials Week event.


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Registration is $40 for students and $50 for all others through May 8; $50 for students and $60 for all others on site May 9-12.


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Faculty, research staff, postdoctoral researchers, and industry partners are invited to serve as judges at our two student poster sessions. The success of our poster sessions relies on the technical expertise and valuable feedback and participation of our volunteer judges. In exchange for your time, you will receive complimentary registration to 2017 OSU Materials Week. Please contact Jennifer Donovan ( if you’d like to volunteer.

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2017 OSU Materials Week is brought to you by the Institute for Materials Research at The Ohio State University and its Materials and Manufacturing for Sustainability Discovery Theme focus area.

About OSU Materials Week

Since 2008, the OSU Institute for Materials Research has hosted Materials Week, an annual conference that showcases materials-allied research at The Ohio State University and beyond.   This annual event brings together hundreds of researchers from OSU, other universities, national and government labs, and private industry at plenary sessions, technical talks, and poster sessions covering the full spectrum of materials-allied research.



You can see the schedules from past Materials Week conferences by clicking the links below:

2016 OSU Materials Week Schedule

2015 OSU Materials Week Agenda

2014 OSU Materials Week Agenda

2013 OSU Materials Week

2011 OSU Materials Week

2010 OSU Materials Week

2009 Materials Week

2008 Materials Week

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