Confirmed Plenary Speakers

Here you will find a list of the distinguished scientists and researchers who will be delivering plenary presentations at the congress. These experts are leaders in their respective fields and will be sharing their cutting-edge research and insights on the latest developments in materials science and engineering. The plenary speakers come from a diverse range of backgrounds, representing institutions from all over the world. We are honored to have them as part of our program and we are confident that their presentations will be both informative and inspiring. Take a moment to explore the Plenary Speaker's page and learn more about these accomplished individuals, as well as the topics they will be discussing during their presentation at FEMS Euromat 2023.

  • Professor Dr.

    Rodrigo Martins

    Director of CEMOP/UNINOVA | President of European Academy of Sciences - EurASc | President of International Union of Materials Research Society - IUMRS

    "Materials challenges for the next challenges: A sustainable electronics beyond silicon"

  • Professor Dr.

    Janina Molenda

    AGH University of Science and Technology Department of Hydrogen Energy

    "From simple to high entropy transition metals oxides - applications  in  electrochemical energy storage"

  • Dr.-Ing.

    Till Schneiders

    Deutsche Edelstahlwerke Specialty Steel GmbH & Co. KG

    "Quo vadis, special steel? – The transformation of the special steel industry"

  • Professor Dr.

    Anke Weidenkaff

    Director of Fraunhofer Research Institution for Materials and Resource Strategies IWKS and Professor of Materials and Resources at the TU Darmstadt

    "Circular Materials for the ultimate sustainable and waste-free circular economy"

  • Professor Dr.

    Philip J. Withers

    Chief Scientist and Regius Professor of Materials | Henry Royce Institute Director of the National Research Facility for Lab. CT (

    "Seeing is believing: Correlative time resolved electron and x-ray imaging of materials behaviour"

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    FEMS European Materials Gold Medal
  • tba in June
    FEMS Materials Science & Technology Prize

Materials Science and Technology in Europe
03 - 07 September 2023 | Hybrid Congress in Frankfurt am Main (Germany) & Online

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