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Prof. DENG Tao, One Selected in Thousand Talents Program, is Invited as MRS Meeting Chair
DEC 7,2017 Author:
On 26 Nov 2017, the annual MRS Fall Meeting was held at Boston, U.S. as scheduled. As a grand session in materials sector, this meeting has attracted over 6,000 scholars from all over the world. It is worth mentioning that Professor DENG Tao, from School of Material Science and Engineering of Shanghai Jiao Tong University, one of experts selected in the Thousand Talents Program, was invited as a chair of 2017 MRS Fall Meeting.
MRS Fall Meeting is organized by Materials Research Society (MRS), which was founded in 1973 and is consisted of 16,000 members from U.S. and over 80 other countries. MRS hosts large-scale international academic workshops two times (spring/fall) in a year and invites experts and scholars from all over the globe to attend, aiming at enhancing the communication and discussion among experts in materials related disciplines.
About 10 teachers from School of Materials Science and Engineering Shanghai Jiao Tong University attended
the meeting and delivered presentation on the meeting. The School also has setup exhibition stand on the
meeting site, displaying itself and seeking young talents for common development.
Professor DENG Tao’s appointment as a chair of MRS Fall Meeting fully proved the global academic influence of his team in advanced function materials, and improved the international awareness of the materials science of Shanghai Jiao Tong University.