On behalf of the organizing committee, we would like to extend an invitation to all speakers, delegates, industrialists, students, and young researchers to attend the “8th International Conference on Smart Materials and Materials Science”, which will be held on Aug 10-12, 2023 |Vienna, Austria with the theme “Recent Advancements in Materials Science” covering a broad range of topics to allow the speakers to showcase their highly insightful scientific work and knowledge from the fields of Materials Science & Engineering, Nanomaterials and Nanotechnology, Material Sciences, and Polymers to the audience and attendees.
Smart Materials 2023 conferences provide a platform for researchers, engineers, and scientists to share their latest research and findings, as well as network with other experts in the field. We are committed to providing international scientific digital conventions that include theoretical and practical information, as well as electronic exhibitions of current trending items in the marketplaces from the top industries in the Nanotechnology and material science arena. You may learn from the convenience of your own home.
On the same note, Smart Materials 2023 cordially invites all interested parties to attend this prestigious event.
Session and Tracks:
Session 1: Materials Science Engineering
Materials Science engineering is a multidisciplinary field that involves the study of the properties and behavior of materials, as well as the design and development of new materials for various applications. This field combines principles from chemistry, physics, and engineering to understand how different materials behave under different conditions, and how to manipulate those materials to create new and improved products. Applications of Materials Science engineering can be found in many industries, including aerospace, biomedical, electronics, energy, and transportation.
Session 2: Smart Materials & Micro/ Nano-systems
Smart materials and micro/Nano-systems are subfields within Materials Science engineering that focus on the development and study of advanced materials and small-scale systems. Smart Materials are materials that can respond to external stimuli, such as temperature, light, stress, or electrical or magnetic fields, by changing their properties or behavior. Examples of Smart Materials include shape memory alloys, which can be programmed to return to a specific shape after being deformed, and piezoelectric materials, which can convert mechanical stress into electrical energy. These materials have many potential applications, including in robotics, aerospace, and biomedical engineering.
Session 3: Structural Materials
Structural materials are materials that are specifically designed and used to support loads and withstand stresses in construction and engineering applications. These materials are typically strong, stiff, and durable, and are used to create the structural elements of buildings, bridges, roads, and other infrastructure. These materials are chosen based on their properties such as strength, stiffness, ductility, durability, and cost-effectiveness, which are important for specific applications, and their properties are studied through different testing methods to determine their behavior under different loads and environments.
Session 4: Computational material science
Computational material science is a subfield of Materials Science that uses computational methods, such as computer simulations and modeling, to understand the properties and behavior of materials. It allows researchers to predict the behavior of materials at the atomic and molecular levels, which can be difficult or impossible to study experimentally. Computational material science provides a valuable tool for materials design, by allowing researchers to predict the behavior of materials and design new materials with specific properties. It can also be used to optimize the processing of materials to improve their properties.
Session 5: Materials Chemistry
Materials chemistry is a subfield of chemistry that focuses on the design, synthesis, characterization, and properties of materials. It combines principles from chemistry, physics, and engineering to understand the relationship between the chemical composition, structure, and properties of materials. The goal of materials chemistry is to design and synthesize new materials with specific properties, such as improved strength, conductivity, or reactivity. This is accomplished by manipulating the chemical composition and structure of materials at the atomic and molecular levels.
Session 6: Materials in Healthcare
The Materials in Healthcare session would likely provide attendees with a broad understanding of the various materials used in the healthcare industry and the potential benefits and challenges associated with their use. Attendees could expect to learn about the latest research and developments in the field, as well as best practices for using materials in medical devices, implants, and other healthcare applications. Additionally, the session may include presentations from experts in the field, case studies, and discussions on future research and development directions for materials in healthcare.
Session 7: Advance in Nanotechnology
Nanotechnology is a field of science and technology that involves the manipulation of materials on a very small scale, typically at the level of individual atoms and molecules. have led to the development of new materials and devices with improved properties, such as increased strength and durability, improved electrical and thermal conductivity, and enhanced optical and magnetic properties. The use of nanotechnology in medicine, such as the development of new diagnostic tools and therapies, and the delivery of drugs to specific cells in the body.
Session 8:Piezoelectric Materials and 3-D Printing
Piezoelectric materials are materials that generate an electrical charge in response to applied mechanical stress. This property makes them useful in a wide range of applications, such as sensors, actuators, and energy harvesting devices. Some examples of piezoelectric materials include quartz, lead zirconate titanate (PZT), and aluminum nitride. 3-D printing, also known as additive manufacturing, is a process of creating a physical object by building it up layer by layer. It has been used to create a wide range of products, including medical devices, aerospace components, and consumer products. The combination of piezoelectric materials and 3-D printing has the potential to create new types of devices and structures with unique properties and capabilities.
Session 9:Energy Harvesting via Smart Materials
Energy harvesting is the process of capturing small amounts of energy from the environment and converting it into usable electrical energy. Smart Materials are materials that have the ability to respond to changes in their environment, such as temperature, pressure, or light. These materials can be used in energy harvesting devices to capture energy from various sources and convert it into usable electrical energy
Session 10:Bioinspired Materials and their Applications
Bio-inspired materials are materials that are designed and fabricated based on principles and structures found in nature. These materials are designed to mimic the properties and functions of natural materials, such as strength, toughness, flexibility, and self-healing capabilities. The goal of bio-inspired materials is to create new materials with improved properties and capabilities that can be used in a wide range of applications.
Session 11:Catalytic Materials
Catalytic materials are materials that are used to speed up or facilitate chemical reactions, without being consumed in the process. These materials are used in a wide range of applications, including energy production, environmental protection, and the production of chemicals and materials. Research in catalytic materials is ongoing, and scientists are constantly developing new catalytic materials with improved properties and capabilities. New developments in catalytic materials are focusing on finding ways to make catalysts more efficient, selective, and durable.
Session 12:Polymer Technology and Plastics
Polymer technology is the science and engineering of creating and manipulating polymers, which are large molecules made up of repeating units. Polymers are used in a wide range of materials, including plastics, adhesives, and coatings. Plastics are a type of polymer that is commonly used in a wide range of applications due to their versatility, durability, and low cost. They can be molded into various shapes and forms and can be made in a variety of colors and textures. Polymer technology is an active field of research, and scientists are constantly developing new polymers with improved properties and capabilities.
Session 13:Nanostructures and Nanofilms
Nanostructures are structures that have at least one dimension in the nanometer scale (typically between 1 and 100 nanometers). Nanofilms are thin films that are typically on the scale of a few nanometers to a few micrometers. Both nanostructures and Nanofilms have unique properties and capabilities due to their small size. Nanostructures can be made from a wide range of materials, including metals, semiconductors, and polymers. They have unique optical, electrical, and mechanical properties that make them useful in a wide range of applications.
Session 14:Electronic, Optical, and Magnetic Materials
Electronic, optical, and magnetic materials are materials that have unique electrical, optical, and magnetic properties that make them useful in a wide range of applications. Electronic materials are materials that are used in electronic devices, such as transistors, diodes, and solar cells. They can be used to create new types of electronic devices with improved performance and efficiency. Some examples of electronic materials include semiconductors, such as silicon and germanium, and conductive polymers. Optical materials are materials that are used in optical devices, such as lenses, mirrors, and optical fibers. They can be used to create new types of optical devices with improved performance and efficiency. Some examples of optical materials include glasses, crystals, and certain types of polymers.
Session 15:Advanced Smart Materials
Advanced Smart Materials are a new generation of materials that have the ability to respond to changes in their environment, such as temperature, pressure, light, or chemical changes. They are also known as "intelligent materials" or "responsive materials". They are designed to have a specific response to a specific stimulus and can be used in a wide range of applications, including energy harvesting, sensing, and actuation.
Session 16:Sustainable Energy and Development
The exploitation of natural resources as the world population grows has created a global energy need. Renewable energy sources, thermoelectrically devices, energy storage in batteries and supercapacitors, energy conversion, and energy smart conservation via star cells and fuel cells are all made possible by Smart Materials. Semiconductor devices have replaced low-pressure tubes to allow for effective manufacturing and energy storage in the future, and from these semiconductor materials diodes, lightweight emitting diodes (LEDs), and transistors have emerged for energy efficiency.
Session 17:Hybrid and Composites Materials
Hybrid composites are materials created by combining at least two different types of strands into a single network. Different professionals have different definitions of half and half composites. As supporting material, the crossover composites were fused in a variety of grids. Hybrid composites are employed in two materials: building up and filling.
Session 18:Green Nanotechnologies
It refers to the importance of Nanotechnology to develop the environmental sustainability of processes that are producing negative externalities. For the base of sustainability, they are making Green Nano-products and using Nano-products. The main aim of this technique is to minimize harmful environmental hazards and human health risks associated with the manufacture of Nanotechnology products and also to boost the replacement of existing products with new Nano-products that should be eco-friendly to the people. Nanomaterials or Nano products used under this technology can perform several functions.
Session 19:Application of Material technology
Smart Materials have the potential to build smart structures and materials. The range of possible products with new designs, quality control, multifunctional products, security element, and externally applied field values such as stress, temperature, and electric or magnetic fields. It involves composite materials embedded with fiber 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 aeroelastic stability and stress distributions
Session 20: Meta devices and Meta materials
Meta devices and Metamaterials are a class of advanced materials and devices that have the ability to manipulate light and electromagnetic waves. They are designed with specific electromagnetic properties and geometries that allow them to bend, block, or redirect light in unusual ways, leading to novel optical and electromagnetic phenomena.
Metamaterials have potential applications in a wide range of fields, such as optical communication, sensing, imaging, and data storage, among others. In particular, they have shown promise for the development of invisibility cloaks, super lenses, and other advanced technologies.
Session 21:Energy-saving materials
Energy-saving materials refer to materials and products that are designed to conserve energy and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. These materials can play an important role in reducing the carbon footprint of the building and construction industry, which is responsible for a significant portion of global energy use and greenhouse gas emissions. By using energy-saving materials, architects, builders, and contractors can help to create more sustainable and energy-efficient buildings, reducing the energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions of the built environment.
Session 22:Graphane and other emerging 2-D layered Nanomaterial
Smart Materials have the potential to build smart structures and materials. The range of possible products with new designs, quality control, multifunctional products, security element, and externally applied field values such as stress, temperature, and electric or magnetic fields. It involves composite materials embedded with fiber 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 aeroelastic stability and stress distributions.
Session 23:Materials processing and manufacturing
Materials processing and manufacturing are the methods and techniques used to convert raw materials into finished products. These processes involve a series of operations, such as mixing, shaping, and treating the materials, to obtain the desired final product with specific properties and characteristics.
There are many types of materials processing and manufacturing techniques, including casting, forging, extrusion, rolling, and sintering, among others. The choice of method depends on the type of material being processed and the desired final product, as well as economic and technical considerations.
Session 24:Advance in Magneto Electric Materials and Applications
Magneto-electric materials are a class of materials that exhibit both magnetic and electrical properties. They have attracted a lot of attention in recent years due to their potential applications in a wide range of fields, such as data storage, sensors, and energy conversion. One of the most notable advances in magneto-electric materials has been the discovery of multiferroic materials, which exhibit both ferromagnetic and ferroelectric properties. These materials have the potential to enable new types of electronic devices with combined magnetic and electric functionality, leading to improved performance and energy efficiency.
Another advance in the field has been the development of magnetic shape memory alloys (MSMAs), which can change shape in response to magnetic fields. These materials have potential applications in a variety of fields, including actuators, energy harvesting, and medical devices. Additionally, advances in magneto-electric materials have also led to the development of new types of sensors, such as magneto-resistive and giant magneto-resistive sensors, which can detect changes in magnetic fields with high sensitivity and accuracy.
Session 25:Optical & Electronic smart materials
Both digital and optical Light and energy are connected to and necessary for smart materials. Optics and electronics involve the study, design, and production of intelligent materials that can change electrical signals into light signals and light signals into electrical signals. Devices that convert them are optoelectronic ones. In optoelectronics, the role of light's quantum mechanical effect is growing. Examples of optoelectronic technology include laser systems, remote sensing systems, fiber communications, and electric eyes medical diagnostic systems.
1. Piezoelectric materials.
2. Shape memory materials.
3. Chromo active materials.
4. Magneto rheological materials.
5. Photoactive materials.
The market for Smart Materials is predicted to be valued at US$47.544 billion in 2019 and rise at a CAGR of 13.46% to US$115.080 billion by 2026. Smart Materials are flexible or cunning and have both intrinsic and extrinsic qualities. External stimuli such as moisture, temperature, electromagnetic waves, and pressure are examples of external stimuli that may affect them and result in the desired functional results. Furthermore, these materials are dynamic, and their properties alter in response to the conditions of their direct interaction. Materials that were previously impossible to make with traditional materials such as polymers/plastics, metals, glass, and ceramics are now possible because of developments in Materials Science.
Demand is expected to rise in the next years as smart actuators and motors, sensors, and structural materials become more widely employed. Furthermore, these devices serve to simplify the life of the elderly by lowering the complexity of their daily activities. The population share of this age group is expected to grow dramatically in the not-too-distant future, increasing demand for items built on Smart Materials. The use of Smart Materials has risen across a variety of end-user sectors as manufacturing techniques have evolved and better materials have been utilized. Smart material applications are expected to grow rapidly, and they will be critical to the market's growth. As a result, the impact is expected to be significant during the estimated time range.
Smart Materials and Technology (SMT) is a field of invention that encompasses a wide range of material types as well as how to use them in assembly. Metals, ceramics, polymers (plastics), semiconductors, and composites are materials that extend their reach. Our species is becoming aware of the reality of the evolution of smart materials in daily demands. Everything we see and use is made of materials: vehicles, planes, PCs, fridges, microwaves, TVs, dishes, flatware, sports equipment, and, unexpectedly, biological items like replacement joints and appendages.
Explicit qualities have been required as a result of carefully selecting the materials and managing the assembling procedures needed to transform the key materials into the final designed object. Energizing new item enhancements is frequently only possible with new materials and further preparation. New materials developments generated through design and Materials Science will continue to make frightening changes in our lives in the twenty-first century, and persons in Materials Science and Engineering will continue to play a critical role in these progressions and advances.
These experts oversee the science and innovation involved in developing materials with reasonable qualities and shapes for practical application. These architects' activities span from basic materials creation, including reuse, through the design and development of new materials, to trustworthy and economical assembly for the result. Such exercises are commonly seen in industries such as aircraft, transportation, electronics, energy change, and biomedical frameworks. The future will offer new challenges as well as opportunities for new materials and better management. Smart Materials are evolving faster than ever before.
Better than ever materials are a "supporting innovation" that can energize progress and item development. Superior things result from improved handling, and a greater emphasis will be placed on recovering and reusing.
This material science congress provides you with the opportunity to communicate with prominent and prestigious academicians, researchers, industrialists, and young researchers associated with the field of Materials Science and design under one roof on one dais to learn share, and thrive your knowledge in possibly the most diverse and neglected subject.
Importance and Scope:
Material science has always been with us since the beginning and has always been the cornerstone of human advancement and development. Materials Science assists users in obtaining accurate Smart Materials with the needed function. These ingredients have paved the way for the evolution of human existence. Smart materials provide vital information about the environment and have a variety of desirable features that can be used to rebuild a better world. Rising consumer electronics, aerospace and defense, and consumer goods demand have fueled the market. Several US-based institutions, including the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), have promoted research initiatives to promote commercial and industrial applications of Smart Materials. DARPA has financed a variety of research programs to assess the product's application possibilities in the defense industry. With inherent intelligence, the new generation materials demonstrate adaptive capabilities in response to specific stimuli input. They alter physical qualities like form, rigidity, and viscosity in a certain way. Multiple functions, including self-adaptability, self-sensing, self-healing, and memory, allow them to be used in a wide range of applications.