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2018—10th International Materials Education Symposium

Clare College, Cambridge

April 12-13, 2018

In April 2018, the 10th International Materials Education Symposium will be held at the University of Cambridge. This is the latest in an established series that have welcomed hundreds of materials educators to Cambridge over the past eight years. The Cambridge event is one of a worldwide series of three Symposia.


In 2017, Prof. Mark Miodownik (UCL) presented his project, "Design Led Materials Science Teaching" - watch the teaser above.

2018 Speakers include

Prof. Roger Hadgraft
University of Technology Sydney, Australia

Prof. Paloma Fernández Sánchez
Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain and President of FEMS

Prof. Ric Parker
Former Director of Technology, Rolls-Royce, UK

Prof. Lorna Gibson

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA


Prof. Kwangsun Kim
KoreaTech, South Korea

Prof. Peter Goodhew
University of Liverpool, UK

Prof. Yves Bréchet
High Commissioner, French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission, France

Prof. Mike Ashby
University of Cambridge, UK

Courses and workshops

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Optional short courses and workshops precede the main Materials Education Symposium:

CES EduPack Short Course »   Beyond CES EduPack - Advanced Teaching and Research with CES Selector Workshop »  
The New Materials Science and Engineering Database Workshop »   Product Design Workshop with the new PMP database »  

2018 Social Program

Wednesday, April 11
6:45 PM
  Presenters' Dinner & Drinks Reception, Clare College
(open to all speakers and poster presenters) – More information »
Thursday, April 12
6:45 PM
  Symposium Dinner, Gonville and Caius College (open to all) – More information »

2017 Symposium Report

Read Prof. Mike Ashby's summary of the 9th International Materials Education Symposium - the largest Symposium to date!

Download your copy »