High cost of registration fees at scientific conferences

A short note to indicate that the registration fees for members and non-members of scientific societies at national meetings and conferences are excessively high, and may be a deterrent to young promising scientists and graduate students from attending meetings, where they could learn a lot about scientific presentations, exchange ideas and meet new colleagues in … More High cost of registration fees at scientific conferences

Funding for graduate education in the U.S.

United States leads the world in many areas of science and technology; for example, nanotechnology, high performance carbon based materials, semiconductors, supercomputing, medicine, membranes, environmental remediation, surface science, and materials engineering. Its university system is the envy of the world, particularly at the doctoral level, where the requirement for graduation is clear demonstration of research … More Funding for graduate education in the U.S.