The Hungarian Society for Materials Science (in Hungarian: Magyar Anyagtudományi Társaság, MAE) was born in 1993 in Dunaújváros, the capital of Hungarian metallurgy. During the last 2 decades this society gradually transformed into the truly fresh and interdisciplinary society, uniting metallurgical and chemical engineers, chemists and physicists interested in the thousands of facets of millions of materials.
The Hungarian Society of Materials Science (MAE) is pleased to announce the new president for the next period 2014 – 2018 is Prof. George Kaptay and new secretary Dr. Katalin Balázsi. Prof. G. Kaptay is a head of Nanomaterials Department at Bay Zoltan Nonprofit Ltd. for Applied Research and professor at Miskolc University. Dr. K. Balázsi is a Deputy Head at Thin Film Physics Department, Institute for Technical Physics and Materials Science, Centre for Energy Research Hungarian Academy of Sciences.
The general objectives of MAE for 2013 – 2020 are : National and international conference organization based mainly on materials science MAE award for young PhD students and experienced scientists Publishing the scientific journal AnyagokVilaga/Materials World (www.anyagokvilaga.hu)