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The 7th Edition Smart Materials & Surfaces conference, SMS 2022, 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.

Conference topics/themes:

SMS 2022 Conference themes are as follow:

  • Advances in Functional and Multifunctional Materials
  • Hybrid and composites 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
  • Catalytic materials
  • 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 - EGF 2022)

Keynote Speakers

Prof. Vladimir Falko

Manchester University - United Kingdom

Prof. Jordi Arbiol

ICREA and Catalan Institute of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (ICN2), CSIC and BIST, Catalonia, Spain

Prof. Giuseppe Battaglia

ICREA/ IBEC/ BIST, Spain and University College London, UK

Prof. Núria Aliaga-Alcalde

Institute of Materials Science of Barcelona, Spain

Dr. Christos Riziotis

National Hellenic Research Foundation Theoretical and Physical Chemistry Institute, Greece

Prof. Paula Pereira Marques

University of Aveiro, Portugal

Prof. Stergios Pispas

National Hellenic Research Foundation- Athens, Greece

Dr. Nuria Castell

Norwegian Institute for Air Research, Norway

Dr. Qi Zhang

Basque Center for Materials, Applications and Nanostructures, Spain

Prof. Loredana Santo

University of Rome Tor Vergata, Italy

Prof. Miriam Colombo

University of Milano-Bicocca, Italy

Prof. Bozena Kaminska-Kaczmarek

Nencki Institute of Experimental Biology, Poland

Prof. Alan Dalton

University of Sussex, UK

Dr. Edit Csapo

University of Szeged, Hungary

Dr. Mariarosa Raimondo

Institute of Science and Technology for Ceramics - CNR, Italy

Prof. Georgios C. Psarras

University of Patras ,Greece

Prof. Konstantin Borodianskiy

Department of Chemical Engineering, Ariel University, Israel

Dr. Guillaume Lamblin

Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology, Luxembourg