Track 01: Material Science and Engineering
The new academic discipline emerged by fusion of metallurgy, ceramics, solid-state physics and chemistry is the field which deals with identification, study and design of materials. To understand ancient phenomenon in mineralogy and metallurgy researchers combined the knowledge of physics, chemistry, engineering which led to development of new field in science namely Material Science and Engineering or Material science. Several properties namely bonding nature, shape, form, magnetic, chemical, optical, electrical, thermal, physical and several other properties of a material is discovered so that the materials can be used to their maximum benefit in respective areas. The discipline is important both from a research perspective, as well as from an industrial one. When finding new materials, one encounters new discoveries which is yet to be discovered hence study and usage of the appropriate materials is crucial when designing systems.
Track 02: Smart Materials and Structures
Designing the combination of several different materials through modeling and simulation to have a material with desired property and structure is the concept behind Smart Materials and structures. They are hybrid materials composed of dissimilar phases which significantly change upon exposure to any applied external stimuli such as temperature, stress, magnetic or electric fields. Smart structures are devices composed of smart materials capable of sensing stimuli, responding to it and reverting to its original state after the stimuli is removed. They may be Ceramics, Alloys, Semiconductors or Polymers. Self-Healing Materials, Magnetocaloric and thermoelectric materials, Polycaprolactone are emerging smart structures. Smart structures have the ability to resist natural calamities.
Track 03: Emerging Materials
Stone, Bronze, Steel or Iron Ages led to growth of Ceramics, Minerals from where Metallurgy field developed. Discovery of Atoms/Molecules and Thermodynamics led to study of metals, alloys, silica and carbon nanomaterials. Material Science has now revolutionized to rubbers, plastics, semiconductors, biomaterials, polymers, magnetic materials, medicinal implant materials, nanomaterials etc and it doesn’t stop there yet! Several materials like LiTraCon, Silicene, Aerogels, Graphene, Fullerene, Metamaterials, Quantum Dots and Lithium Ion Batteries have been emerging. Their status being hypothetical, experimental or in use, these materials have found potential applications in health, aerospace, automobiles etc.
Track 04: Synthesis and Characterization
Manufacturing materials with desired structure and properties involves the use of several different processing step. As a researcher, the structure, property and processing of a material (Materials Paradigm) must be known. The material cannot be manufactured in industry and marketed if no economical and qualitative production method for it has been developed. Thus, the processing of materials is vital to the field of materials science. The materials paradigm helps in forensic engineering, failure analysis, and investigation of aviation accidents. Recently several smart materials have emerged through new production methods or modified synthesis steps.
Track 05: Property Changing Smart Materials
Smart materials are materials whose properties are engineered to change in a controlled manner under the influence of external stimuli. The materials which change their properties under any external influences like temperature, force, moisture, electric charge, magnetic fields and pH are called Property Changing Smart Materials. The characterization of a material’s atomic structure, micro structure, macro structure or nano structure is done through methods like diffraction with X-rays, Electrons or neutrons and various forms of spectroscopy and chemical analysis such as Raman spectroscopy, energy-dispersive spectroscopy (EDS), chromatography, thermal analysis and electron microscope analysis. The mechanical, chemical, thermal, electrical, optical and magnetic properties of the materials is studied and utilized through methods like crystallography, computational science, thermodynamics etc.
Track 06:Shape Changing Smart Materials
Shape-changing smart materials are materials and products which are able to reversibly change their shape in response to one or more stimuli like the effect of light, temperature, pressure, an electric or magnetic field, or a chemical stimulus. There are materials and products that are able to change their shape without changing their dimensions, and other materials and products that retain their shape but change their dimensions. Some are also able to change both parameters at the same time. Depending on the stimuli to which the materials respond, shape changing smart materials are classified as Piezoelectric materials, Photostrictive materials, Thermostrictive materials, Magnetostrictive materials and Chemostrictive materials.
Track 07: Nano Smart Materials
Nanotechnology is a rapidly developing field entering the world of smart materials and taking them to the next level. Nanotechnology enabled smart materials (Nanomaterials or Nano smart materials) may be able to change and recombine much like the shape shifting cyborg in the movie Terminator 2. They may incorporate Nano sensors, Nano computers and Nano machines into their structure (Nano Smart Structure or Smart Nano Structures) which may enable them to respond directly to their environment. As an example materials may be able to shape shift – comfortable, flexible clothing for motorcyclists could go rock hard if it detects an impact, or similar material worn by a police office could detect an approaching projectile and turn itself bullet proof. The field of nanomaterials is organized into organic (carbon-based) nanomaterials such as fullerenes and inorganic nanomaterials based on other elements, such as silicon. Examples of nanomaterials include fullerenes, carbon nanotubes, nanocrystals etc.
Track 08: Bioactive Smart Material:
The task of combining material science and biology can lead to production of smart bioactive materials or biomaterials which can find several applications. Several elements like medicine, biology, chemistry, material science and tissue engineering are employed in biomaterial science. The venture of developing these materials from nature or laboratory using metallic components, bioceramics, composite materials or ceramics and finding suitable ways of processing them and integrating them into existing systems is the current challenge to the research institutes and industry. Application of these materials may be benign like a heart valve or may be bioactive such as hip implants, autograft, allograft or organ transplant. They may be also used in surgery, dental applications, textile industries or drug delivery.
Track 09: Materials in Health and Biomedicine
Addressing a biological problem using materials is not a new concept, for example dental fillings, artificial hips, heart stents and orthopedic implants are non-biological materials being deployed in the human body to fulfill a health requirement. Advances in manufacturing processes combined with cross-talk between scientific and engineering disciplines have resulted in a rapidly emerging area within bioengineering to develop smart biomaterials. Next-generation biomaterials are rationally designed to serve the society through dental applications, artificial organs, surgery, drug delivery and veterinary devices, so materials have been applied in health and biomedicine as biomaterials.
Track 10: Materials in Environmental Bioremediation
Industrialization and modernization has led to several environmental issues like water pollution, water scarcity etc. Several materials and devices have been developed to serve as solutions to these problems for example the usage of absorbent pads to oil leakage problems and membrane filters for desalination. Smart materials being a novel concept promises hope to these problems. Hence Materials employed for environmental bioremediation is discussed in this track.
Track 11: Materials in Industry
Several processing methods like the casting, rolling, welding, ion implantation, crystal growth, thin film deposition, sintering, glassbowing and characterization methods like the electron microscopy, X-ray diffraction, calorimetry, nuclear microscopy(HEFIB),Rutherford backscattering, neutron diffraction, small angle X-ray scattering(SAXS) have been utilized to discover, characterize, extract materials and convert them to useful forms. Thus ingot casting, foundry methods, blast furnace extraction, and electrolytic extraction are all part of the required knowledge of a materials engineer in an industry. Over the years smart materials have got vast applications in several fields. Smart materials have recently been produced and employed by industries in synthesis of several other devices called smart structures.
Track 12: Materials for Energy Storage and Applications
Depletion of natural resources and worldwide increase in population has created a need for biofuels. For the growing need of production and energy storage, systems including diverse materials, operations and properties have been employed, for example batteries such as Lithium batteries are used in various types of mobile devices, including communication equipment, computers, entertainment devices, power tools, toys, games, lighting and medical devices. Semiconductor devices have replaced vacuum tubes and from these semiconductor materials diodes, transistors, light emitting diodes (LEDs) have emerged for energy efficiency. Silicon, Gallium, Germanium, silicon carbide and gallium nitride are some semiconductor materials. Smart materials employed in smart tools for wide range of applications and less wastage have huge possibilities in the coming future.
Track 13: Smarter Lifestyle
From the metallic alloys employed in domestic uses as utensils to the iron alloys employed in industries and construction, From a brittle glass to a scratch resistant corning gorilla glass, From diamond, carbon, silica to ceramics, silicon carbide, tungsten carbide, From furfural to composites, From resins to polymers (Plastics, Rubbers) and from new semiconductor materials to smart wearable technology, From moisturized fabrics to floating architecture and sea defense systems; it has become smarter lifestyle. Curiosity to redesign the earth's geography or a simple city has led to development of architecture, interior design, civil, structural and construction engineering. The existing materials proving difficult to be used by their behavior, hope for smart materials to be employed is awakened.
Track 14: Market Demand and Value
The support of Government with its initiatives, the initiative R&D investment in the industries and institutions and the adoption of smart material products among various end-user industries like defense & aerospace, automotive, and consumer electronics has driven the market of smart materials. There is a high demand for smart materials on account of potential growth in emerging economies as well as evolution in Internet of Things (IoTs).It is expected that the smart material market will attain up to billion dollars by 2022. The trend in the market and the factors impacting the market are studied in the track of Market demand and value of materials.
Track 15: Future of Materials
A good memory is not something which money can buy. Smart materials have the ability to return to their original shape after the removal of stress. Thus the memory of these will play a key role in the future, in a way that many types of products are designed and assembled in the future. The field of materials science and engineering being interdisciplinary with chemistry, condensed matter physics, mechanical engineering,chemical engineering, electrical engineering, tissue engineering, civil engineering and architecture holds future both from a scientific perspective, as well as from an engineering one. When discovering new materials, a lot of science of the material is to be discovered. Materials are of the utmost importance for engineers, as the usage of the appropriate materials is crucial when designing systems. As a result, materials science is an increasingly important part of an engineer's education. There are numerous applications for the technology in the automotive, aerospace, medical and electronics industries
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Emerging Materials Conference March 22-23, 2018 London, UK
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Nanomedicine Conference April 18-19, 2018 Las Vegas, USA
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Theme: Smart and Emerging Materials-Future Prospects.
Materials Science and Technology (MST) is a field of technology that deals with study of material types and how to use them after manufacturing. Materials may be metals, ceramics, polymers (plastics), semiconductors, and combinations of materials called composites. We live in a world that is both dependent upon and limited by materials. From the roads to the electronic goods used, everything we see and use is made of materials: cars, airplanes, computers, refrigerators, microwave ovens, athletic equipment of all types and even biomedical devices such as replacement joints and limbs. Smart Materials and Structures are hybrid materials and structures that are composed of dissimilar phases which significantly change if any external stimulus is applied such as temperature, stress, magnetic or electric fields. Smart Materials are combinations of at least two different materials, which allow the engineering of desired properties. Exciting new product developments frequently are possible only through new materials and/or processing. Emerging Materials technologies developed through engineering and science will continue to make startling changes in our lives in the 21st century. Smart materials are found commonly in industries such as aerospace, transportation, electronics, energy conversion, and biomedical systems. They have recently been employed in environmental bioremediation also. The future will bring ever-increasing challenges and opportunities for emerging materials and better processing. Materials are evolving faster today than at any time in history. New and improved materials are an "underpinning technology" - one which can stimulate innovation and product improvement. High quality products result from improved processing and more emphasis will be placed on reclaiming and recycling. For these many reasons, most surveys name the materials field as one of the careers with excellent future opportunities
We welcome you all to the 5th World Annual Congress on Smart and Emerging Materials. Smart and Emerging Materials 2018 gives you the life-time opportunity to explore and enrich your knowledge in material science and technology. This material science congress gives you the opportunity to interact with eminent and renowned academicians, scientists, industrialists and young scholars related to the field of Materials Science and Engineering under one roof in one dais to learn, share and prosper your knowledge in one of the most diverse and unexplored topic.
Material science has always been with us from the ancient times and has always been the backbone of human’s evolution and development. Materials scientists lay stress on understanding how the history of a material influences its structure, and thus its properties and performance. All this factors have paved way for the improvement of the quality of human life to a great extent. Smart and Emerging Materials 2018 gives you the in-depth analysis of material science and new definition to your imaginations. Smart and Emerging Materials 2018 gives you the base to build your own castle of knowledge and make you completely ready, preparing you for the challenges in material science Industry.
Why Dubai, UAE?
Dubai is a city in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), located within the emirate. The emirate of Dubai is located on the southeast coast of the Persian Gulf and is one of the seven emirates that make up the country. Abu Dhabi and Dubai are the only two emirates to have veto power over critical matters of national importance in the country’s legislature. The city of Dubai is located on the emirate’s northern coastline and heads up the Dubai-Sharjah-Ajman metropolitan area.
Dubai has a fascinating history and a vibrant heritage that provides visitors an intriguing glimpse into Arabian culture. A place to start exploring the heritage and history of Dubai is the Dubai Museum: it’s located inside the Al Fahidi Fort, one of the Dubai’s oldest buildings dating back to 1787.
Glitzy Dubai is the United Arab Emirates holiday hot spot. This city of high-rises and shopping malls has transformed itself from a desert outpost to a destination du-jour, where tourists flock for sales bargains, sunshine and family fun. Dubai is famous for sightseeing attractions such as the Burj Khalifa (the world’s tallest building) and shopping malls that come complete with mammoth aquariums and indoor ski slopes. But this city has many cultural highlights and things to do as well as all the glamorous modern add-ons. Take a wander around the Bastakia district, and you’ll discover the Dubai of old, then cruise along Dubai Creek in a traditional dhow and you’ll soon realize there’s more to this city than its flashy veneer.
Why to attend?
Smart and Emerging Materials 2018 paves a platform to globalize the research by installing a dialogue between industries and academic organizations and knowledge transfer from research to industry. Smart and Emerging Materials 2018 aims in proclaim knowledge and share new ideas amongst the professionals, industrialists and students from research areas of Materials Science and Nanotechnology to share their research experiences and indulge in interactive discussions and special sessions at the event.