Topics & Scope

The conference aims to encompass a large number of topics on the field of functional materials.
Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

SYMPOSIUM 1 - ADVANCES IN MULTIFUNCTIONAL COMPOSITE MATERIALS

The following topics will be include in this symposium (but will not be limited to):

  • Synthesis and characterization of Composite materials
  • Dielectric, Ferroelectric and Piezoelectric materials
  • Electrostrictive and Magnetostrictive Materials.
  • Shape-memory alloy (SMA), (smart metal, memory metal, memory alloy, muscle wire, smart alloy)
  • Theoretical/Modelling/Computer Simulations Of Functional Materials
  • Nano and mesostructured materials
  • Carbon and metal oxide based composite materials
  • Superconducting and magnetic materials
  • Others
SYMPOSIUM 2 - ADVANCES IN THIN FILMS

The following topics will be included in this symposium (but will not be limited to):

  • Organic Thin Films
  • Superconducting Thin Films
  • Metal oxide, carbon, nitrides etc based thins Films
  • Innovative Methods for the Structural Characterization of Thin films
  • Theory of Structure, Surface and Interface of thin films
  • Devices for acoustic wave modulation, sensing and actuating
  • Plasma-Surface Interactions for Thin Film Engineering
  • Advances in Deposition Techniques for thin films
  • Structure Formation in Multi-Component thin films
  • Optical, electrical and magnetic properties of thin films
  • Synthesis, Characterization and modeling of the atomic processes of bulk and thin-film oxide film formation
  • Nanostructured and Architecturally Designed Coatings, Smart Surfaces
  • Protective Coatings in Severe Environments
  • Thin films for optoelectronics, nanoelectronics and spintronics
  • Thin films in Energy Harvesting and Storage
  • Thin Films in Biological and environmental Applications
  • Applications of Electrochemical and Electroless Depositions
  • Advances in Deposition Techniques
  • Others
SYMPOSIUM 3 - ADVANCES IN POLYMERS AND CERAMICS

The following topics will be included in this symposium (but will not be limited to):

  • Progress in the synthesis of polymers and ceramics
  • Advances in the characterization techniques for polymer and ceramics
  • Theoretical Studies and Modeling of polymer and ceramics
  • Biomedical and Cosmetic Applications of polymers
  • Optoelectronics, sensing, energy and electronic Applications of polymers
  • Polymer materials from renewable resources
  • Nanofabrication and Nanopatterning of polymers: Challenges and Innovation
  • Porous Polymers and ceramics
  • Electroactive polymers (ionic and electronic), shape memory polymers, and ionic gels
  • Advanced Ceramic Materials and Processing for Photonics and Energy
  • Next Generation Bioceramics and Biocomposites
  • Modelling of processes and properties of polymers and ceramics
  • Others
SYMPOSIUM 4 - ADVANCES IN ENERGY STORAGE AND CONVERSION DEVICES

The following topics will be included in this symposium (but will not be limited to):

  • Lithium, Sodium, Magnesium and potassium Ion Batteries
  • Electrochemical Supercapacitors
  • Fuel Cells
  • Solar Cells
  • Photocatalytic and electrochemical water splitting
  • Artificial photosynthesis
  • Advances in electrolyte and electrolyte additives for energy storage devices
  • Computational modeling and simulation for energy storage and conversion devices
  • Others
SYMPOSIUM 5 - ADVANCES IN BIOSENSORS AND BIOMATERIALS

The following topics will be include in this symposium (but will not be limited to):

  • Advances in Enzymatic and Non-Enzymatic Biosensors
  • Functional biomaterials for drug delivery
  • Advances in Bioelectronics and Commercial biosensors
  • DNA chips and nucleic acid sensors
  • Biomaterials for Cardiovascular Applications
  • Environmental biosensors
  • Biosensors for Imaging
  • Application of Biosensors in Drug Delivery and Clinical Chemistry
  • Lab-on-a-chip
  • Printed biosensors and microfabrication
  • Applications of Biopolymer for Drug Delivery
  • Computational modeling and simulation of Biosensors
  • Others
SYMPOSIUM 6 - ADVANCES IN CATALYSIS

The following topics will be include in this symposium (but will not be limited to):

  • Homogeneous and Heterogeneous Catalysis
  • Nano and Environmental catalysis
  • New concepts in catalyst design and preparation
  • Industrial and green catalysis
  • Theoretical modeling of catalytic reactions
  • Catalyst preparation & characterization
  • Organo-metallic catalyst
  • Catalysis for chemical energy transformation and storage
  • Catalysis for clean energy, Transportation, industrial and domestic fuels
  • Catalytic transformation of CO2
  • Others
SYMPOSIUM 7 - LOW DIMENSIONAL, NANO AND 2D MATERIALS

The following topics will be include in this symposium (but will not be limited to):

  • Structural, electrical, mechanical and optical of low dimensional, nano and 2D-layered oxides, nitrides and sulfides
  • Advances in the Synthesis and Characterization of low dimensional, nano and 2D materials
  • Large Scale Growth & Characterization of 2D-layered oxides, nitrides, carbides and sulfides
  • Spectroscopy studies of low dimensional, nano and 2D materials Carbon Based materials
  • Advanced Nuclear Materials
  • Magnetic Materials
  • Applications of low dimensional, nano and 2D materials
  • Nano-optics, Nano-optoelectronics, Nano-Photonics and Nano-photonics
  • Computational modeling and simulation of low dimensional, nano and 2D materials
  • Low dimensional, nano and 2D materials for optical devices, Flexible Electronics, Sensors & Composites
  • Nanomedicine, Nanobiotechnology, Environment and Nanotoxicology
  • Photonic and optoelectronic device applications of low dimensional, nano and 2D materials
  • Exfoliation and unzipping 2D materials
  • Others
SYMPOSIUM 8 - SPINTRONICS MATERIALS AND TECHNOLOGY

The following topics will be include in this symposium (but will not be limited to):

  • Half-metallic magnetic materials
  • Diluted magnetic semiconductors
  • Novel hybrid magnetic and spintronic materials
  • Magnetic nanomaterials and nanodevices
  • Spintronics 2D materials
  • Organic Spintronics
  • Spin injection and detection
  • Spin generation and coherence
  • STT-MRAM and SOT-MRAM
  • Spin dynamics and magnetic reversal
  • Spin-photonics and optical spin switching
  • Nano-magnetic material characterization
  • Skyrmion spintronics
  • Microwave spintronics
  • Spintronic device simulation
  • Others
SYMPOSIUM 9 - ADVANCES IN OPTICS AND PHOTONICS

The following topics will be include in this symposium (but will not be limited to):

  • Photonic & plasmonic materials
  • Semiconductors in Photonics
  • Nanoscale photothermal effects
  • Biophotonics
  • Microwave Photonics
  • Terahertz Technologies
  • Advanced imaging for photonic materials
  • Emerging Quantum Sensing Techniques and Applications
  • Optical sensing
  • Laser Lasers & optical systems
  • Femtosecond laser-based technology
  • Optical communications
  • Optoelectronic devices and integrations
  • Computational methods in Photonics
  • Others