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Our Mission

MRS is the premiere organization for the Materials Science and Engineering Department at UCLA. We aim to provide members with hands on opportunities to work with Materials, guidance in finding Research positions, and forming a supportive well connected Society.

Join MRS!

Interested in joining the club? Feel free to attend any of our events! All students, regardless of major, who are eager to learn about materials science and engineering can join the club! Our club does not have dues and students can become members at any time during the year.

Upcoming Events

4-5pm 4/18/19 - Grad Student Ice Cream Social
   Come talk to grad students about their research and grad school over ice cream!

10am-noon 4/18/19 - MRS Goes Kayaking
   Enjoy some summer fun with MRS! We have limited spots for kayaking available, so don't forget to RSVP!

Past Events

5:30pm 4/11/19 - PPG Primers Infosession
   First years, check out the PPG Primers program that will help you secure future internships!

6pm 4/4/19 - Spring General Meeting
   Come hear about all of the awesome events MRS has planned for the quarter, including the end of the year BBQ!

6pm 3/13/19 - Cocoa and Cram
   Come study for finals with MRS over hot cocoa and cookies!

7pm 3/8/19 - Casino Night
   Don't miss out on MRS's biggest event of the quarter! Come play some awesome casino games for the chance to win great prizes!

6pm 2/28/19 - Lab Tours
   Tour research labs in the MSE Department and talk to grad students about what they are working on!

12pm 2/15/19 - Lunch with Professors
   Come have free lunch with MSE Professors!

6pm 2/12/19 - Boeing Infosession
   Hear all about the projects Boeing is working on!

7pm 2/7/19 - HRL Infosession
   Hear all about the projects HRL Laboratories is working on!

1-3pm 1/22/19 - Resume Workshop
   Have your resume reviewed in preparation for the UCLA Engineering and Technical Career Fair!

6pm 1/16/19 - Winter General Meeting
   Find out all about the fun research, professional, and social activities we have planned for this quarter!

6pm 1/10/19 - SAMPE Kickoff
    Come learn all about the SAMPE competition, where we build beams out of composites!

6pm 12/5/18 - Cocoa and Cram
    Study for finals with fellow MRS members and drink hot cocoa!

6pm 11/27/18 - Gingineering with MRS and AIChE
    Test your engineering skills by building gingerbread houses with MRS and AIChE!

6pm 11/15/18 - SAMPE LA Presentation and Lab Tours
    Come out for the SAMPE LA presentation, lab tours and chances to talk to industry professionals!

6pm 11/13/18 - Life After Graduation with Michael Chin
    Listen to a UCLA alumni talk about his experiences going from grad school to CEO of his own company!

5pm 11/8/18 - Fall Research Night
    Learn the basics of joining a research lab and talk to grad students about their research projects!

2:30pm 11/4/18 - MRS Visits Fowler Museum
    Check out the Striking Iron: The Art of African Blacksmiths exhibit with MRS and enjoy a picnic afterwards!

6:30pm 10/29/18 - MRS Halloween Party
    Get into the Halloween spirit by playing some Halloween themed games with MRS!

7:30pm 10/23/18 - MRS Mentorship Speed Dating
    Freshman and 1st year transfers are invited to chat with older students to find the mentor right for them!

6pm 10/18/18 - Phillips 66 Info Session
    Co-hosted with AIChE, ASME, and Bruin Racing, check out this infosession to learn about jobs and internships in the oil and gas industry!

10am-2pm 10/16/18 - MRS Career Fair
    Talk to companies like PPG and TANMS looking specifically for Materials Engineering students for internships and jobs!

5pm 10/9/18 - MRS Fall General Meeting
    It's the first meeting of the 2018-19 school year! Come to Tuesday's General Meeting to go over the goals of the club and the big events we have planned for this quarter, including our career fair and socials!

11:30am-9pm 10/9/18 - Koala T Fundraiser
    Grab boba or a meal All Day at Koala T Cafe in Westwood and mention MRS at the register to support the club!

2018-2019 MRS Board
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