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Science & Research

Poster session

Are you a Rising Star Researcher, scientist, post doc or graduate student in Frontier Materials?

For the first time, PUZZLE X is inviting early-career scientists, postdocs and graduate students working on the bleeding-edge of Frontier Materials Research and Innovation to present their posters at PUZZLE X.

The purpose of the poster session is to showcase the scientific researchers, communicators and students who are working on cutting-edge materials research.

PUZZLE X is the international stage for Frontier Tech where the scientific leaders of the future can communicate their research to Frontier Tech stakeholders including governments, industry leaders, tech hubs, materials companies, and civil societies.


Bringing the leaders in material science and industry together:
PUZZLE X 2021 speakers:
- Sir Kostya Novoselov (NUS)
- Dr. Pablo Jarillo-Herrero (MIT)
- Dr. Vladimir Falko (University of Manchester)
- Dr. Andrea Ferrari ( Cambridge University)
- Dr. Antonio Castro Neto (NUS)

- Andres De Leon (Hyperloop TT)
- Alex Monino ( HP)
- Carles Navarro (BASF)
- Pablo Rodriguez (Google X)

More speakers

PUZZLE X is a MRS-endorsed event by "Materials Research Society" and the global platform that expedites applied materials science knowledge into impactful technology for a more sustainable and prosperous world. You will be able to interact with leading scientists, industry leaders, and innovators in Frontier Tech.

The future of bleeding-edge science and research happens when world class thought leaders convene, co-create and collaborate. During the poster session, the impact of your research is amplified and communicated to a global audience.

All applications submitted before 16th September 2022 will be considered for the Rising Star Awards. 3 Rising Stars in Science & Research will be invited to join the main stage at PUZZLE X 2022.

Poster awards and Networking Session with industry, academia & public agencies will be held on Nov 16.

Who can Apply?

Graduate students, post docs, early career researchers.

How to Apply?

• Submit your abstract using the form below.
• The PUZZLE X team will review your application and all applicants selected to present a poster will be notified of the outcome within 2 weeks of application.
• In addition, the 3 most promising applications will be invited to present their research orally as a Rising Star on the PUZZLE X main stage which is open to the 24,000 attendees of the Smart City Expo World Congress.
• All applicants will be invited to attend PUZZLE X networking sessions with Frontier Tech leaders from global scientific institutions, industry leaders, materials innovators, government officials and more.

What are Topics of interest?
- Energy storage
- 2D Materials (Graphene, MXenes)
- Bioelectronics, sensors and wearables
- Structural building materials
- Quantum phenomena (Computing, sensing, communication)
- Optical sensors and detectors
- Printed electronics
- Biofuels and biomaterials