Regnerative Medicine - 2022 Von Hippel Award Winner Samuel Stupp

The 2022 MRS Von Hippel Award, the society’s highest honor, is awarded to Samuel Stupp of Northwestern University for pioneering contributions to the development and understanding of a broad range of molecularly designed supramolecular soft materials that function as bioactive scaffolds in regenerative medicine, matrices for photocatalytic activity, and stimuli-responsive robotic structures.

MRS TV talks to Dr. Stupp about his pioneering work.



Nominate a deserving colleague for an MRS Award!

The MRS Awards Committee oversees all society awards according to policies approved by the Board of Directors, arranges for the preparation and presentation of awards, and oversees publicity for all awards.

MRS TV talks to Awards Committee chair Suveen Mathaudhu about the society’s awards program. Find a complete list of MRS awards at



Using Improv for Science Communication

Anne Lynn Gillian-Daniel talks to MRS TV about the “Using Improv for Science Communication” event at the 2022 MRS Fall Meeting. In this fun, interactive session, science communication professionals lead improvisation exercises and games to help participants gain confidence and positive communication skills. Participants then explore how they can use these skills to effectively present their science to the public during outreach events.


Shaping Policy as a Scientist - MRS Government Affairs Committee

MRS TV talks to Loucas Tsakalakos, Chair of the MRS Government Affairs Committee and Glenn Ruskin, MRS Government Affairs Principal, about the role of MRS and materials scientists in developing effective public policy. MRS encourages those in the materials science and engineering community to contact their governmental representatives via Materials Voice at


iMatSci Speed Pitches - 2022 MRS Fall Meeting

The iMatSci Innovation Showcase provides a platform for independent technology leaders and those at universities, research labs and start-up companies to demonstrate the practical applications of their materials-based technologies. With a goal of spurring collaboration that will accelerate the adoption of new materials technologies for real-world applications, iMatSci connects these innovators with early-stage investors, corporate technology scouts, R&D professionals and potential partners, all under one platform.