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  • UMC Spring 2022 Meeting June 9th, 9 am - 1:30 pm In-person only. Location: Skylight room, The Commons, University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC). The UMC meeting will be followed by a NSF-sponsored MSE education workshop "Materials Science and Engineering Educational Advances Workshop: New tools for growing enrollment and online experiences", organized by Dave Bahr, Purdue University. The workshop is open to all UMC members and will run all afternoon on June 9th and all morning on June 10th, ending after lunch.
  • Based on survey of UMC membership, Fall 2021 UMC Meeting will be held virtually on Monday November 29th, tentatively from 12:30 pm to 5 pm Eastern time.
  • Spring 2020: We regret to inform you that the spring UMC meeting scheduled for May 20, 2020, is cancelled as a result of the COVID-19 situation. More information will be forthcoming later this year about the fall meeting. Stay safe everyone!


  • The fall UMC meetings will be held on Monday in conjunction with the MS&T meeting in odd years and the MRS meeting in even years.
  • The spring UMC meetings will be held in the Washington DC area during the second week of May each year.
  • Starting in May 2020, our meeting will start around 10:00 or 10:30 am with an optional Q&A session for new heads/chairs with a panel of more experienced folks. This will be followed by updates, lunch, and then presentations/panels; we will wrap up by 4:00 pm.

Planned Schedule:

  • Spring 2020: In the Washington DC area during the second week in May.
  • Fall 2020: Fall MRS Meeting in Boston on Monday
  • Spring 2021: In the Washington DC area during the second week of May
  • Fall 2021: MS&T Meeting on Monday






Last Updated: March 11, 2020


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