Materials Science and Engineering
Materials science and engineering, involves the discovery and design of new materials. Many of the most pressing scientific problems humans currently face are due to the limitations of the materials that are available and, as a result, major breakthroughs in materials science are likely to affect the future of technology significantly. Materials scientists lay stress on understanding how the history of a material influences its structure, and thus its properties and performance. All engineered products from airplanes to musical instruments, alternative energy sources related to ecologically-friendly manufacturing processes, medical devices to artificial tissues, computer chips to data storage devices and many more are made from materials. The global market is projected to reach $6,000 million by 2020 and lodge a CAGR of 10.2% between 2015 and 2020 in terms of worth. The North American region remains the largest market, accompanied by Asia-Pacific. The Europe market is estimated to be growth at a steady rate due to economic redeem in the region along with the expanding concern for the building insulation and energy savings.
Nanoparticle Synthesis and Applications
This symposium focuses on recent technology development for nanoparticle synthesis and manufacturing with a particular focus on nanocomposites in a broad range of product areas. Submit an abstract and join researchers from around the world as we highlight the applications-focused research and innovation that will continue to broaden the impact of composite materials.
Approaches based on nanoscale materials, engineering, and technology are changing the very nature of electronics and the essence of how electronic devices are manufactured. Materials Science 2018 will highlight novel materials, fabrication processes, devices, designs, and architectures: revealing and inspiring the future of electronics. Please join innovators from industry, academia, and government laboratories from around the world at this keynote event.
Materials for Drug and Gene Delivery
The Materials Science 2018 Drug and Gene Delivery meeting will continue our focus on promising new materials and approaches for encapsulation, targeting and delivery for therapeutic and diagnostic applications in a range of disease areas. Submit your abstract and plan to participate in this dynamic event.
Polymer Science and Technology
Polymers are now a major materials used in many industrial applications. The prediction of their behavior depends on our understanding of these complex systems. Polymerization and polymer processing techniques thus requires molecular modeling techniques. As happens in all experimental sciences, understanding of complex physical phenomena requires modeling the system by focusing on only those aspects that are supposedly relevant to the observed behavior. Once a suitable model has been identified, it has to be validated by solving it and comparing its predictions with experiments. The global market for carbon fiber reached $1.8 billion in 2014, and further the market is expected to grow at a five-year CAGR (2015 to 2020) of 11.4%, to reach $3.5 billion in 2020. Carbon fiber reinforced plastic market reached $17.3 billion in 2014, and further the market is expected to grow at a five-year CAGR (2015 to 2020) of 12.3%, to reach $34.2 billion in 2020. The competition in the global carbon fiber and carbon fiber reinforced plastic market is intense within a few large players, such as Toray Toho, Mitsubishi, Hexcel, Formosa, SGL carbon, Cytec, Aksa, Hyosung, Sabic, etc.
Materials Chemistry and Physics
Material chemistry is one of the most talked topics in the last few years. They are the new branch of materials science which takes advantage of new developments in chemistry. In fact, chemistry may provide a complete new board of materials for materials scientists and engineers to use. Chemistry began, and largely continues today, to be inextricably associated with preparing, processing, and utilizing materials. Much of the focus of materials chemistry in discovering and developing materials that may be exploited for desired applications. Today, many materials chemists are synthesizing functional device materials, and the discipline is often seen as directed towards producing materials with function—electrical, optical, or magnetic. Material chemistry is involved in the designing and processing of materials.
Material physics is the application of physics to describe the physical properties of materials. It is a combination of physical sciences such as solid mechanics, solid state physics, and materials science. Materials physics is considered a subset of condensed matter physics and applies fundamental condensed matter concepts to complex multiphase media. They have a wide usage in various fields which includes the development of Optoelectronic Materials and Devices and make use of quantum dots which are prevalent in semiconductors.
Graphene and 2D Materials
Graphene was the first 2D material to be isolated and other two-dimensional materials have a long list of unique properties that have made it a hot topic for intense scientific research and the development of technological applications. These also have huge potential in their own right or in combination with Graphene. The extraordinary physical properties of Graphene and other 2D materials have the potential to both enhance existing technologies and also create a range of new applications. Pure Graphene has an exceptionally wide range of mechanical, thermal and electrical properties. Graphene can also greatly improve the thermal conductivity of a material improving heat dissipation. In applications which require very high electrical conductivity Graphene can either be used by itself or as an additive to other materials. Even in very low concentrations Graphene can greatly enhance the ability of electrical charge to flow in a material. Graphene’s ability to store electrical energy at very high densities is exceptional.
MEMS and NEMS Devices, Modeling and Applications
This meeting focuses on emerging, industrially relevant, applications and advanced fabrication, modeling, materials, and devices, for Micro Electro Mechanical Systems (MEMS), Nano Electro Mechanical Systems (NEMS) and sensors. Submit your technical abstract today and join the leading innovators from industry, academic and government laboratories around the world at this important event.
Materials for Energy Applications and Green Technology
Solar energy is a top priority of the department, and we are devoting extensive resources to developing photovoltaic cells that are both more efficient and less costly than current technology. We also have extensive research around next-generation battery technology. Materials performance lies at the heart of the development and optimization of green energy technologies and computational methods now plays a major role in modeling and predicting the properties of complex materials.
Materials Characterization and Imaging
Most technological research includes advanced material characterization needs. This event promotes rapid education, dissemination, and commercialization of new characterization techniques into industries based in both physical and life sciences. It seeks to introduce general technique types to newcomers, report pioneering methods, and drill down into new physical understandings, all the while addressing applications useful to industrial engineers and technicians. As can be seen by the list of topics below, all major characterization capabilities are covered including microscopy (electron, optical, scanning probe), spectroscopy, x-ray based methods and hybrid techniques.Advances in characterization include not only far-field probes (e.g., beams of electrons, ions, neutrons or photons) and near-field probes (indentors, nanotips, fibers and nanotubes), but also a growing intellectual component whereby data are manipulated, analyzed, rendered and simulated to yield meaningful information.
Batteries and Energy Materials
Energy applications research regularly concentrates on upgrading gravimetric storage density and ion transport of the materials. However, the prerequisites for energy units applications can be essentially distinctive and amiable to a more extensive class of potential materials. Various geophysical and social pressures are compelling a movement from fossil fuels to renewable energy sources. To impact this change, we should make the materials that will bolster emergent energy technologies. Energy derived from sub is the most extreme need to create photovoltaic cells that are productive and financially savvy. Department of Materials Science and Engineering in Stanford University, leading broad exploration on metal hydride materials and carbon nanotube-based materials for hydrogen stockpiling to meet Energy necessities worldwide.We must create the materials that will support emergent energy technologies. Solar energy is a top priority of the department, and we are devoting extensive resources to developing photovoltaic cells that are both more efficient and less costly than current technology.
Emerging Smart Materials
Advanced Materials are at the heart of many technological developments that touch our lives. Electronic materials for communication and information technology, optical fibers, laser fibers sensors for intelligent environment, energy materials for renewable energy and environment, light alloys for better transportation, materials for strategic applications and more. Advance materials have a wider role to play in the upcoming future years because of its multiple uses and can be of a greater help for whole humanity.The global market for polyurethanes has been growing at a CAGR (2016-2021) of 6.9%, driven by various application industries, such as, automotive; bedding and furniture; building and construction; packaging; electronics and footwear. In 2015, Asia-Pacific dominated the global polyurethanes market, followed by Europe and North America. BASF, Bayer, Dow Chemical, Mitsui Chemicals, Nippon Polyurethanes, Trelleborg, Woodbridge are some of the major manufacturers of polyurethanes across regions.
Nanotechnology in Materials Science
Nanotechnology is the engineering of practical systems at the subatomic scale. This spreads both current work and ideas that are further developed. In its unique sense, nanotechnology suggests the expected ability to fabricate things from the base up, utilizing methods and instruments being created today to make finish, elite items. Two guideline strategies are used in nanotechnology are the "base up" procedure, materials and contraptions are delivered utilizing sub-atomic parts which gather themselves artificially by models of nuclear acknowledgment. In the "top-down" technique, nano-objects are worked from greater components without nuclear level control. Advancement of utilizations fusing semiconductor nanoparticles to be utilized as a part of the up and coming age of items, for example, show innovation, lighting, sun powered cells and organic imaging; see quantum specks. Late use of nanomaterials incorporates a scope of biomedical applications. Nanomaterials research takes a materials science-based approach to nanotechnology, influencing advances in materials metrology and synthesis which have been developed in support of microfabrication research. Materials with structure at the nanoscale level o have unique optical, electronic, or mechanical properties.
Carbon Nano-Structures and Devices
Nanomaterials for Catalysis
This special symposium focuses on the novel design, synthesis, and commercial production of nanostructured materials for catalysis applications. Submit an abstract and join researchers from around the world as we highlight the applications-focused research and innovation that will continue to broaden the impact of nanostructured catalysts.
Biomaterials and Medical Devices
Biomaterials are in the service of mankind through ancient times but subsequent evolution has made them more versatile and has increased their usage. Biomaterials have transformed the areas like bioengineering and tissue engineering for the development of strategies to counter life threatening diseases. These concepts and technologies are being used for the treatment of different diseases like cardiac failure, fractures, deep skin injuries, etc. Research is being performed to improve the existing methods and for the innovation of new approaches. With the current progress in biomaterials we can expect a future healthcare which will be economically feasible to us. Equipment and consumables was worth US$ 47.7 billion in 2014 and is further expected to reach US$ 55.5 billion in 2020 with a CAGR (2015 to 2020) of 3%. The dental equipment is the fastest growing market due to continuous technological innovations. The overall market is driven by increasing demand for professional dental services and growing consumer awareness.
Materials for Personal, Home Care and Cosmetics
Innovations in materials and processing, and in our understanding and control of consumer perceivable performance, enable exciting new products. The challenge of consumer trends and drivers such as all-natural/bio-based products, multifunctional products, preservative-free products, bring industry leaders to the Materials for Personal/Home Care and Cosmetics to hear about the latest applications-focused research and development.
Materials for Sustainability and Efficiency
A concern for the environment, regulatory pressure, and recognition of consumer preferences, are driving innovation in materials development towards more sustainable and efficient products and processes. Submit your abstract and participate in this special meeting highlighting international research and development efforts and success stories in the development of a more sustainable future.
Informatics, Modeling and Simulation
The Informatics, Modeling and Simulation meeting provides a comprehensive forum for the multidisciplinary materials design, modeling, simulation, and informatics communities. The 2018 meeting will feature presentations on the latest applications-focused research and development in computational methods, tools and simulation for advanced materials and formulation design. It will also highlight informatics and knowledge management issues including data management and expansion of data pattern recognition, structure-property correlation, and data-based prediction capabilities.
Advanced Materials for Engineering Applications
This meeting will feature materials that are ready for commercial application. We will also spotlight new research and development: innovative and disruptive technologies, materials, and approaches that could provide game-changing increases in performance in future engineering applications. Please submit an abstract and plan to join innovators from industry, academic and government laboratories around the world at this important event.
We encourage submissions to this meeting from forward-thinking leaders in the 3D printing field interested in sharing their innovations with the attending technical and corporate communities.