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2017—8th NAMES
North American Materials Education Symposium

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, USA

August 24-25, 2017

Theme: Materials Education Innovation.
Sub-themes: Engaging students; Online Education; and the 'Maker' Movement

In August 2017, the eighth North American Materials Education Symposium will be held at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA. This is the latest in an established series. The North American event is one of a worldwide series of three Symposia.




Prof. Mike Ashby

2017 Social Program

Wednesday, August 23
6:45 PM
  Presenters' Dinner & Drinks Reception (open to all speakers and poster presenters)
Thursday, August 24
6:45 PM
  Materials Education Symposium Dinner & Drinks Reception (open to all)
Friday, August 25
6 PM
  Networking Dinner (open to all)

2017 Speakers include

Christine Ortiz (Entrepreneur, and Professor at MIT, USA)

Norman Fortenberry (ASEE, USA)

Lorna Gibson (MIT, USA)

James Shackelford (UC Davis, USA)


Elliot Douglas (NSF, USA)

Neri Oxman (MIT, USA)

Bryce Meredig (Citrine Informatics, USA)

Steven Yalisove (Michigan, USA)


Quotes from previous attendees:

"I once again found the NAMES gathering to be an exceptional opportunity to share best practices and new ideas with fellow materials educators."
Prof James Shackelford, UC Davis

"This year's Symposium was stimulating and delightful; it gave participants an opportunity to rub shoulders with colleagues, make new friends, and learn about innovations in materials education."
Prof  William Callister, University of Utah

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