Prof. Rodney S. Ruoff, Distinguished Professor of UNIST and Director of the IBS CMCM, gave the Plenary Lecture at APS March 2018 held in L.A., USA. Prof. Ruoff has been awarded the James C. McGroddy Prize for New Materials from the American Physical Society in recognition of his outstanding achievement in the science and application of new materials. *Photo(1) & Photo(2): Prof. Ruoff receives the prestigious James C. McGroddy Award from American Physical Society President Roger Falcone of UC Berkeley. *Photo(3): Prof. Ruoff thanks his coauthors and thus students, postdocs, and collaborators who have worked with him through his career, his family, and UNIST and the IBS. *Photo(4): Prof. Ruoff and other American Physical Society award recipients after the award ceremony at the 2018 March APS Meeting held in Los Angeles.