4th Ed. Smart Materials and Surfaces - SMS Conference

SMS 2018
23 Oct - 25 Oct 2018 | Venice - Italy
4th Edition Smart Materials & Surfaces Conference, SMS 2018


4th Edition International Smart Materials and Surfaces - SMS 2028  Conference


The 4th Edition Smart Materials & Surfaces conference, SMS 2018, is a three-days event targeting researchers interested in the design, modification, characterization and applications of Novel Smart Materials, Surfaces and Structures. It covers the most promising areas of the smart and multifunctional materials R&D and report recent advances on creatively modified Materials. The goal of conference is to provide a global platform for researchers and engineers coming from academia and industry and different regions of the world to present their research results and activities in this emerging research field. The conference will provide opportunities for the delegates to exchange face-to-face their novel ideas and experiences with the international experts during plenary & invited talks, oral presentations and posters sessions.


SMS 2018 Conference Topics


The conference topics are as follow :


  • Advances in Multifunctional Materials
  • Shape Memory Materials: State-of-the-art Research and Applications
  • Advances in Multiferroic and magnetoelectric materials and applications
  • Advances in Inorganic Luminescent Materials and Applications
  • Metamaterials and Metadevices
  • New/Smart Materials & Micro/Nanosystems
  • Electro-active polymers: current capabilities and challenges
  • Photocatalytic Materials for Energy and Environmental Applications
  • Energy Harvesting via Smart Materials
  • Materials and Mechanisms of Superconductivity
  • Stretchable and Flexible Electronic Materials & Devices
  • Bioinspired Materials
  • Biomimetic bioactive biomaterials – the novel materials of implantable devices
  • Stimuli Responsive Materials
  • Intelligent drug delivery and release systems
  • New Materials for sensors and actuators: Sensing the Future with New Materials
  • Progress in Wearable/Wireless and Implantable Body Sensor Networks for Healthcare Applications 
  • Intelligent Materials for Intelligent Textiles
  • Fire retardant materials and surfaces
  • Smart Materials & Micro/Nanosystems
  • Graphene and Other Emerging 2D-layered Nanomaterials


Focused sessions:

  • Composite Materials
  • Novel Materials & Micro/Nanosystems
  • Magnetism and Magnetic materials
  • Flexible Electronic Materials & Devices
  • Smart sensors
  • Biomimetic and Bioinspired materials
  • Novel materials for drug and gene delivery
  • Smart Textiles, Wearables & Internet of Things
  • Smart building materials

Keynote Speakers
University of Texas at Dallas, USA
University Hochschule Niederrhein, Germany
Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands
The University of Calgary, Canada
Loccioni, Italy
Sherbrooke University, Canada
City University of Hong Kong, China
University of Trieste, Italy
Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
CITEVE – Portuguese Technological Centre for Textile and Clothing Industries, Portugal
Piraeus University of Applied Science, Greece
Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Czech Republic
Academia Sinica, Taiwan
11 Oktomvri-Eurokompozit company, Macedonia
Polytechnic University of Tiran, Albania
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