Track Categories

The track category is the heading under which your abstract will be reviewed and later published in the conference printed matters if accepted. During the submission process, you will be asked to select one track category for your abstract.

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.
  • Track 1-1. Nanoparticles Characterization Dimensions, Shape, Concentration, Orientation in a Matrix, Polydispersity, Metrology
  • Track 1-2. Composites Characterization From Nano to Micron Scale
  • Track 1-3. Near-Surface Characterization and Functionalization Thin Films and Coatings, Soft Matter Photovoltaics, Dewetting, Adhesion, Tribology
  • Track 1-4. Mesoporous Materials and Catalysts for Energy Applications
  • Track 1-5. Morphology in Polymer-Based Technologies Crystallization, Phase Segregation, Thermal Behavior, Gelation, Networks
  • Track 1-6. Correlative Techniques and In-Situ Characterization
  • Track 1-7. Advances in Instrumentation
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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.
  • Track 2-1. Lithium ion Batteries
  • Track 2-2. Battery materials and their types
  • Track 2-3. Fuel cell materials
  • Track 2-4. Solar cells and energy materials
  • Track 2-5. Thermoelectric materials
  • Track 2-6. Photovoltaic devices
  • Track 2-7. Semiconductor Materials
  • Track 2-8. Large-scale grid storage
  • Track 2-9. Quantum dot devices
  • Track 2-10. Energy harvesting technologies
  • Track 2-11. Materials for energy saving and sustainability
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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.
  • Track 3-1. Smart robots
  • Track 3-2. Energy storage device
  • Track 3-3. Electrochromic materials
  • Track 3-4. Thin films and thick films
  • Track 3-5. Novel nano and micro-devices
  • Track 3-6. Design and theory of smart surfaces
  • Track 3-7. MEMS and NEMS devices and applications
  • Track 3-8. Sensing and actuation
  • Track 3-9. Structural health monitoring
  • Track 3-10. Architecture and cultural heritage
  • Track 3-11. Semiconductors and superconductors
  • Track 3-12. Super Alloy and Lithium-ion batteries
  • Track 3-13. Photovoltaics, fuel cells and solar cells
  • Track 3-14. Sensors and smart structures technologies for Civil, Mechanical, and Aerospace systems
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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.
  • Track 4-1. Carbon nanomaterials
  • Track 4-2. Nanoparticles and Devices
  • Track 4-3. Nanophotonics and optics
  • Track 4-4. Thin films and coating
  • Track 4-5. Surface nanoscience
  • Track 4-6. Nanofabrication
  • Track 4-7. Graphene technologies
  • Track 4-8. Nanomechanics
  • Track 4-9. Nanomedicine
  • Track 4-10. Nanobiotechnology
  • Track 4-11. Drug delivery
  • Track 4-12. Nanomaterials and nanocomposites
  • Track 4-13. Risks and regulation of nanotechnology
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  • Track 5-1. CNT Structure MWNT, SWNT, DWNT
  • Track 5-2. Carbon Nanotube Based Devices
  • Track 5-3. Aerospace Industry Applications
  • Track 5-4. Solar and Battery Applications
  • Track 5-5. Composites
  • Track 5-6. Graphene Synthesis and Applications
  • Track 5-7. Characterization
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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.
  • Track 6-1. Catalyst Applications for Clean Energy, Environment and Materials
  • Track 6-2. Theory, Simulation and Modeling Approaches
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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.
  • Track 7-1. Biomedical Devices and Applications
  • Track 7-2. Bioinspired materials
  • Track 7-3. Radiotherapy
  • Track 7-4. Biomaterials imaging
  • Track 7-5. Biopolymers and bioplastics
  • Track 7-6. Friction, wear and fatigue in biomaterials
  • Track 7-7. Tissue engineering and regenerative medicine
  • Track 7-8. Surfaces and interfaces of biomaterials
  • Track 7-9. 3D printing of organs and tissue
  • Track 7-10. Hard and soft tissues
  • Track 7-11. Body implants and prosthesis
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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.
  • Track 8-1. Product Structure and Rheology
  • Track 8-2. Encapsulation and Delivery of Fragrance and Actives
  • Track 8-3. Surface Interactions Enhancing Deposition and Cleaning
  • Track 8-4. Strategies for Extending Shelf-Life
  • Track 8-5. Formulation for Multi-Functional Skin and Hair Products
  • Track 8-6. Skin Structure and Hydration Innovations in Testing and Products
  • Track 8-7. Formulating with Novel Sustainable and Biosourced Materials
  • Track 8-8. Modeling and Informatics
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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.
  • Track 9-1. Sustainable Polymer Materials
  • Track 9-2. Natural and Renewable Composites
  • Track 9-3. Innovations in Biobased Materials
  • Track 9-4. Green Electronics
  • Track 9-5. Waste Reduction, Remediation
  • Track 9-6. Lighting and Display
  • Track 9-7. Materials for Energy Transport and Grid Technologies
  • Track 9-8. Green Chemistry and Materials Case Studies
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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.
  • Track 10-1. Materials Informatics
  • Track 10-2. Multiscale Modeling of Advanced Materials
  • Track 10-3. Molecular Modeling
  • Track 10-4. Materials Design Using Quantum Chemistry
  • Track 10-5. Novel Modeling Methods and Theory
  • Track 10-6. Modeling and Simulation of Polymer Nanostructures
  • Track 10-7. Modeling Catalytic Surfaces and Reactions
  • Track 10-8. Modeling and Simulation of Microsystems
  • Track 10-9. Innovations In Computer-Aided Materials Design
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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.
  • Track 11-1. Advanced Engineering Materials
  • Track 11-2. Next Generation Alloys and Ceramics
  • Track 11-3. Polymer Composites
  • Track 11-4. Bio-Based Materials
  • Track 11-5. Advanced Coatings Technologies
  • Track 11-6. Soft Matter and Colloids
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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.
  • Track 12-1. Innovations in Additive Manufacturing
  • Track 12-2. Materials Innovation
  • Track 12-3. Modeling and Simulation
  • Track 12-4. Microscale and Nanoscale 3D printing
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