5th Ed. Smart Materials and Surfaces - SMS Conference

SMS 2019
23 Oct - 25 Oct 2019 | Lisbon - Portugal
5th Edition Smart Materials & Surfaces Conference, SMS 2019


5th Edition International Smart Materials and Surfaces - SMS 2029  Conference



The 5th Edition Smart Materials & Surfaces conference, SMS 2019, 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 2019 Conference Topics

  • Advances in Functional and 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
  • 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 Textiles
  • Fire retardant materials and surfaces
  • Smart Materials & Micro/Nanosystems
  • Graphene and Other Emerging 2D-layered Nanomaterials (European Graphene Forum)


Focused sessions:


  • Focused session on Automotive Composite Materials (Chair: Prof. Ahmed Elmarakbi, Northumbria University, UK)
  • Focused session on Carbon nanomaterials (Chair: Dr. Raul Arenal, Zaragoza University, Spain)
  • Focused session on Ionic Liquid-based Materials (Chair: Prof. Luis Miguel Varela, University of Santiago de Compostela.  Spain)
  • SUSCOMTRAB project- Flame retardant sustainable composites for transport and building applications (Chair: Dr Frederik GOETHALS, centexbel, Belgium)
  • Focused session on Magnetism and Magnetic materials
  • Focused session on Flexible Electronic Materials & Devices
  • Focused session on Smart sensors
  • Focused session on Biomimetic and Bioinspired materials
  • Focused session on Novel materials for drug and gene delivery
  • Focused session on Smart Textiles, Wearables & Internet of Things


Keynote Speakers
Tsinghua University, China
University of Minho, Portugal
University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain
Northumbria University, UK
University of Lisbon, Portugal
University of Tartu, Estonia
Faculty of Engineering and Advanced Manufacturing, University of Sunderland, UK
University of Lyon, France
Zaragoza University, Spain
University of Cantabria, Spain
Institute of Atmospheric Pollution Research-National Research Council, Italy