MSSM 2018 5th INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON MATERIAL SCIENCE & SMART MATERIALS


7 - 10 August 2018 1st CALL FOR PAPERS

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Introduction

The purpose of this conference on Materials Science and Smart Materials is to provide a forum for both researchers and practitioners around the world to present papers on recent developments in the fields of Materials characterisation, Design, Development Manufacturing and application.

The conference will provide a platform for presenting research papers by internationally recognised experts and young scientists working in the field of Materials Science and Smart Materials.

The organising committee of the conference invites papers from researchers and practitioners from academic as well as industry within the scope of the conference subjects.

Scope

The conference particularly welcome papers related to industrial based projects. Papers dealing with one or more of the following topics will be considered for the conference.

  • Metallic Materials
  • Ceramic Materials
  • Composite Materials
  • Polymeric Materials
  • Electronic Materials
  • Biomaterials
  • Fundamental Materials Science
  • Materials Applications, Performance and Life Cycle
  • Materials Property and Characterization
  • Nanostructured Materials
  • Sensors and structural identification
  • Active polymers, materials and actuators
  • Smart Biomaterials and Bioinspired Smart Materials and Systems
  • Energy Storage Materials and Energy Harvesting
  • Quantum Materials and Metamaterials
  • Piezoelectrics and Piezomagnetics
  • 3D Printing and Smart Coatings and Surfaces
  • Magnetic Materials and Smart Materials for Specific Applications
  • MEMS and structural control and Active materials in MEMS applications
  • Vibration and shape control
  • Adaptive crashworthiness
  • Compliant materials and mechanisms
  • Multifunctional composite design, modelling and optimization
  • Materials for energy storage and Fuel Cells

Submission of Abstracts

Interested contributors are requested to submit abstract(s) of up to 200 words to: mssm@uws.ac.uk

Sessions, Workshops and Symposiums

MSSM2018 welcome you to suggest or organise Sessions, Workshops and Symposiums.

Prizes

Sponsored prizes will be awarded for the best papers presented by graduate students. Judges will decide on the awards based on the quality of both the written paper, and the presentation.

Publication

Selected papers will be invited to submit an extended version to the following Elsevier Journals

  Materials & Design (IF: 4.364)

  Materials Characterization (IF: 2.714)

  Reference Module on Materials Science and Materials Engineering (Elsevier)

Encyclopedia of Smart Materials (Elsevier)

Important Dates

31/05/2018

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Receipt of abstracts

05/06/2018

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Notification of abstract acceptance

30/06/2018

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Receipt full paper

10/07/2018

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Notification of full paper acceptance

07-10/08/2018

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