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

Prof. Orlando Auciello

University of Texas at Dallas, USA

Dr. Anne Schwarz-Pfeiffer

University Hochschule Niederrhein, Germany

Prof. Kaspar Jansen

Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands

Prof. Raafat El-Hacha

The University of Calgary, Canada

Dr. Ahmed Omran

Sherbrooke University, Canada

Prof. Kim Meow Liew

City University of Hong Kong, China

Prof. Silvia Marchesan

University of Trieste, Italy

Prof. Xiao-Ming Tao

Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong

Mr. António Braz Costa

CITEVE – Portuguese Technological Centre for Textile and Clothing Industries, Portugal

Prof. Georgios Priniotakis

Piraeus University of Applied Science, Greece

Dr. Otakar Frank

Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Czech Republic

Prof. Peilin Chen

Academia Sinica, Taiwan

Dr. Vineta Srebrenkoska

11 Oktomvri-Eurokompozit company, Macedonia

Dr. Blerina Kolgjini

Polytechnic University of Tiran, Albania

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