Category: Material Advantage Blog

CVD — Educating About the Importance of Basic Research & Development!

Congressional Visits Day (CVD) was held last week in Washington, D.C., USA. Organized by Material Advantage, CVD is an annual event that brings students to Washington to educate congressional decision makers about the importance of funding for basic science, engineering

Registration open: Congressional Visits Day 2016

Let your voice be heard on April 18 – 19, 2016, in Washington, D.C. Congressional Visits Day (CVD) gives US-based Material Advantage Student Members an exciting opportunity to visit with legislators and congressional staff from their own states. The goal

Stewardship Science Graduate Fellowship – Apply today!

The Department of Energy National Nuclear Security Administration Stewardship Science Graduate Fellowship (DOE NNSA SSGF) provides outstanding benefits and opportunities to students pursuing a Ph.D. in areas of interest to stewardship science, such as properties of materials under extreme conditions

Another CVD coming up

Material Advantage hosts Congressional Visits Day (CVD) each year.  CVD is set for April 14 – 15, 2015, and is open to all US-based MA students. Don’t miss this vital opportunity to emphasize the long-term importance of science, engineering and

Don’t forget about chapter travel grants for conferences!

Material Advantage Student Chapters are eligible for chapter travel grants to the three partner society conferences (MS&T, TMS’ annual meeting, and AISTech).  Total funding available is US$24,000 annually to chapters. Contact any of the Material Advantage Staff for more information!

What’s not to love about Congressional Visits Day?

Read all about Congressional Visits Day on April 7 – 8, 2014!  It was a great event.  Did you miss it this year?  Watch your newsfeed and plan to attend next year.

Grad student poster contest at MS&T’14

Are you a graduate student? Did you submit a poster abstract for MS&T’14 (to be held later this year in Pittsburgh)? The Graduate Student Poster Competition is open to any graduate student who submits a poster abstract.  The MS&T’14 call-for-papers

Inaugural UoM-IBM Scholarship

The Melbourne Materials Institute (MMI) of the University of Melbourne (UoM) and the IBM Almaden Research Lab have established a joint PhD scholarship program to support the best and brightest student to take on the projects outlined on the MMI

CVD 2014 to be held April 7 – 8, 2014

It’s time for Congressional Visits Day again, set for April 7 – 8, 2014, in Washington, DC! The CVD is an annual event that brings students to Washington to raise visibility and support for science, engineering, and technology. Don’t miss

Meet the MS&T’13 Student Contest Winners!