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2017—9th International Materials Education Symposium

Clare College, Cambridge

April 6-7, 2017

Theme: Education and Industry

In April 2017, the 9th 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.


Hear Prof. Mark Miodownik (UCL) speak about his project, "Design Led Materials Science Teaching", which he will be presenting at the Symposium this year.

Short course and workshops venue information

The Short Course and Workshops will take place at:

Department of Materials Science and Metallurgy
27 Charles Babbage Road

Maps & full directions on the Materials Science Department website »

2017 Speakers include

Prof. Lorna Gibson (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)

Prof. Mark Miodownik (University College London)

Prof. George Smith (University of Oxford)

Dr. Laura Thurn (Aachen University of Applied Sciences)

Camilo Ayala GarcĂ­a (Politecnico di Milano)


Prof. Luc Salvo (University Grenoble Alpes)

Prof. Jose Y. Pastor (Universidad Politécnica de Madrid)

Prof. Barbara Del Curto (Politecnico di Milano)

Prof. Valentina Rognoli (Politecnico di Milano)

Prof. Steffen Ritter (Reutlingen University)

2017 Social Program

Wednesday, April 5


Presenters' Dinner & Drinks Reception, Clare College - more information »

Thursday, April 6
  Symposium Dinner & Drinks Reception, Gonville & Caius College - more information »