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8th Global Conference on Smart Materials and Nanotechnology, will be organized around the theme “Visionary Challenge for Current Tech Generations”

Smart Materials-Nano 2021 is comprised of keynote and speakers sessions on latest cutting edge research designed to offer comprehensive global discussions that address current issues in Smart Materials-Nano 2021

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Recently, Nanomaterials have found application in the field of Forensic science with appropriate functionalization techniques. It is possible to develop significantly less-toxic nanomaterials that have a greater advantage over conventionally used dyes and chemicals for the detection of trace evidence and detection of latent fingerprints, DNA, illicit drugs, fraudulent notes or currencies, chemical and biological warfare agents.  Fingerprints are developed from several colored materials such as aluminium flake on a dark background and carbon soot on a light background. However, these materials have major drawbacks such as unclear images of the fingerprint. This problem is solved by using Nanotechnology-based materials.

 

  • Track 1-1Fingerprints
  • Track 1-2DNA
  • Track 1-3Illicit Drugs
  • Track 1-4Flurescence Technique

Over the increasing demand of Sensors, there is a need for development of Smart Materials which can be efficient and safe for various sensing application. Synthesis of these Smart Materials can be conducted through several novel fabrication and characterization techniques. The sensor devices that take information from a physical environment and use embedded microprocessors and wireless communication to monitor, examine, and maintain various systems. They have the ability to collect environmental data more accurately with less erroneous noise. Though they are used for a variety of applications, they are most commonly found in monitoring mechanisms, such as smart grids, science applications, and security systems. Magnetism could be exploited from these innovative Smart Materials especially from graphene. 

 

  • Track 2-1Biomedical
  • Track 2-2Chipless Sensors
  • Track 2-3Food Safety

Various nanomaterials have been developed with unique properties for enhanced biofuel production/utilization and to develop Nanotechnology-based biofuel systems at industrial scale. Biofuels are fast advancing as alternative sources of renewable energy due to their non-polluting features and cost-competitiveness in comparison to fossil fuels. Nanoparticles in biofuel processes such as bio-hydrogen, biogas, biodiesel and bioethanol production, towards enhancing their process yields. Microalgae have been experimented as a potential feedstock for biofuel generation in current era owing to its’ rich energy content, inflated growth rate, inexpensive culture approaches, the notable capacity of CO2 fixation, and O2 addition to the environment.

      

  • Track 3-1Biodiesel
  • Track 3-2Nanocatalyst
  • Track 3-3Nanoparticles
  • Track 3-4Renewable Energy

The scarcity of pure water is a major challenge faced by the world in the recent times, due to the effects of pollution combined with global climatic change. Nanotechnology is promising in the field of water treatment due to the fact that nanomaterials show environmentally interesting chemical and physical properties like increased durability of materials against mechanical stress or weathering, high specific surface area and chemical reactivity of nanoparticles and large absorption as well as adsorption capacity. The adaptation of highly advanced Nanotechnology to traditional process engineering offers new opportunities in technological developments for advanced water and wastewater technology processes. a growing number of contaminants like micro pollutants are entering the water bodies. Nanotechnology in three aspects of water treatment namely ground water treatment, waste water treatment and saline water treatment has been studied in terms of their sustainability.

 

  • Track 4-1Waste Water Treatment
  • Track 4-2Ground Water Remediation
  • Track 4-3Desalination

In contrast to the traditional non-invasive methodologies (e.g., X-ray, type-B ultrasonic, Nuclear Magnetic resonance (NMR), non-invasive diagnosis implemented by wearable devices creates new opportunities for remote and continuous health care monitoring in non-clinical settings, with the ability to detect developing diseases at intervals between routine examinations. The use of wearable healthcare devices also encourage people to take greater interest in their own healthcare in more convenient and cheaper way, thereby improving their compliance. Wearable devices have resulted in rapid development of various kinds of monitoring different parameters, such as pressure/strain, body vital signs (heartbeat rate respiration rate and temperature) and biomarkers that can be found either in body fluids (e.g. saliva, sweat and tears) or in skin odour and breath.

  • Track 5-1Diagnostic Biomarkers
  • Track 5-2Biosensors
  • Track 5-3Nuclear Magnetic Resonance
  • Track 5-4Elastomers
  • Track 5-5Conductors

Smart behaviour occurs when a material can sense some stimulus from its environment and react to it in a useful, reliable, reproducible, and usually reversible manner. These properties have a beneficial application in various fields including dentistry. Materials used in dentistry were designed to be passive and inert, that is, to exhibit little or no interaction with body tissues and fluids. Materials used in the oral cavity were often judged on their ability to survive without interacting with the oral environment. The first inclination that an “active” rather than “passive” material could be attractive in dentistry was the realisation of the benefit of fluoride release from materials.

  • Track 6-1Fluoride Release
  • Track 6-2Fluoride recharging
  • Track 6-3Glass-Ionomers
  • Track 6-4Biofilms

Shape Memory alloys is metals that exhibit the properties of pseudo-elasticity and the Shape Memory Effect. A solid state phase change occurs which involves a molecular rearrangement. The molecules are so tightly packed, however, that the metal remains in a solid state throughout the entire transformation. A temperature increase of only 10 degrees Celsius is required for the phase change to occur.

  • Track 7-1Aeronautics
  • Track 7-2Surgical Tools
  • Track 7-3Muscle Wires

Agro-food focuses on sustainability and protection of agriculturally produced foods, including crops for human consumption and animal feeding. Nanotechnology provides new Agrochemical promoters and new delivery mode to increase crop productivity and it promises to reduce pesticide use. It has generated a tremendous impact on agro-food sector from farm to fork through the increment of new sensors and devices for precious farming. Nano feed and nano nutrients for food production, for food processing, novel food ingredients, food products which improves its bioavailability. Nano sensors used for food safety, smart intelligent packaging systems, and tracking systems for the smart supply chain. Raising awareness of Nanotechnology in the agro-food sector, including feed and food ingredients, intelligent packaging and quick-detection systems, is one of the keys to influencing consumer acceptance.

  • Track 8-1Nanopesticides
  • Track 8-2Nanosensors
  • Track 8-3Smart Delivery Systems
  • Track 8-4Nanomaterials
  • Track 8-5nanoencapsulations

Nanotechnology provides high sensitivity, specificity, and multiplexed measurement capacity and has therefore been investigated for the detection of extracellular cancer biomarkers and cancer cells, as well as for in vivo imaging. The detection of cancer in the early stage has been hindered by the intrinsic limits of conventional cancer diagnostic methods. Nanomaterial has several characteristics that are ideal for oncology applications, including preferential accumulation in tumors, low distribution in normal tissues, biodistribution, pharmacokinetics, and clearance, that differ from those of small molecules. Nanomaterials have been used in many different areas of radiation oncology for imaging and treatment planning, as well as for radio sensitization to improve the therapeutic ratio.

  • Track 9-1Detectors
  • Track 9-2Imagings
  • Track 9-3Biomarkers

New energy efficient technology based on Smart Materials fast developing and becomes increasingly cost-effective, with much shorter payback periods. Investing in renovation of existing building stock using energy-saving technologies, such as innovative Smart Materials, offer an opportunity for housing energy efficiency. Smart Materials are undertaken only on a limited scale; because of lack of knowledge about their changeable properties and dynamism in that they behave in response to energy fields. Technological chain involved in the design, production and implementation of Smart Materials in refurbishment of existing buildings could allow the energy performance of buildings to influence their value. Distributive electricity and heating networks also experience less load intensity due to Smart Materials, that making better indoor conditions by reducing building‘s exposure to the fluctuation of outdoor conditions.

  • Track 10-1Energy Transmission
  • Track 10-2Building Components
  • Track 10-3Thermochromic
  • Track 10-4Thermotropic

Many endeavours have been made in this field, with the goal of mimicking the smartness of biological systems and ultimately to be applied in real life. Proteins are ideal natural materials for the construction of biological organisms, which hold great potentials in the Smart Materials due to their unique properties. Traditional materials consisting of alloys or polymers can fulfil some of the requirements, but with poor biocompatibility especially in biological processes. Significant progress has been made in the field of smart biomaterials, which can respond to surrounding stimuli, such as temperature, pH, chemicals, or ions.

  • Track 11-1Proteinases
  • Track 11-2Protocell Model
  • Track 11-3Actuators
  • Track 11-4Peptides
  • Track 11-5Fibres

There are different types of Nano carriers that are used in cosmetics such as cubosomes, liposomes, hydrogels, dendrimes, Nano emulsions, Nano crystals, micro emulsion, and solid lipid Nanoparticles. These Nanoparticles have benefits of higher stability, insolubility or bio-persistent, hyperpigmentation. Nanotechnology has been considered to be a novel innovation of the period in different fields of science. The use of Nanotechnology in the world of cosmetics and Cosmeceuticals by increasing the effectiveness of the product.

  • Track 12-1cubosomes
  • Track 12-2Dendrimers
  • Track 12-3Nanocrystals
  • Track 12-4Cosmetics

A systematic approach for commercial-scale utilization of smart Nanomaterials in the pharmaceutical analysis in terms of economic challenges, health & safety concern of nanomaterials and life cycle assessment within pharma industry are comprehended. Smart Nanomaterials have appeared as one of the phenomenal materials to the modern world because of their exceptional thermal, electronic, optical and mechanical properties. Unique characteristics of Smart Materials make them striking candidates for pharmaceutical analysis which basically determines the quality of drug products via analytical chemistry.

  • Track 13-1Smart Nanomaterials
  • Track 13-2Pharmaceutical analysis
  • Track 13-3Economic challenges
  • Track 13-4Health & safety
  • Track 13-5Life cycle assessment

Stimuli-responsive Smart Materials that can be prepared by various methods have the ability to sense and respond to various kinds of physical and chemical stimuli in their environment. These materials have many potential applications in fibrous materials in the fields of medicine, protection, security communication, and textile electronics. The functionality of smart textiles consists of many fields such as informing, protecting, and relaxing the wearer.

  • Track 14-1Stimuli-responsive materials
  • Track 14-2Smart textile
  • Track 14-3Hydrogels
  • Track 14-4Piezoelectricity
  • Track 14-5Triboelectricity

Such Smart Materials have the potential to build smart structures and materials. There is currently a wide variety of Smart Materials. the range of possible are products with new designs, Quality control, Multifunctional products, Security element and externally applied field value such as stress, temperature and electric or magnetic fields. It involves composite materials embedded with fibre optics, actuators, sensors, Micro Electro Mechanical Systems (MEMSs), vibration control, sound control, shape control, product health or lifetime monitoring, cure monitoring, intelligent processing, active and passive controls, self-repair (healing), artificial organs, novel indicating devices, designed magnets, damping aero elastic stability and stress distributions