3rd Edition International Smart Materials and Surfaces - SMS - Conference



The 3rd Edition Smart Materials & Surfaces conference, SMS EUROPE 2017, 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 EUROPE 2017 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

-  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


Please click here for the SMS EUROPE 2017 Topics details.


Focused sessions:


In addition to the above conference main session, many other focused sessions are organized and chaired by highly ranked researchers including:


- Focused session on functional hybrids and composite materials

Chairs: Prof. Eduardo Ruiz-Hitzky, Prof. Pilar Aranda (ICMM-CSIC) and Prof. Francisco M. Fernandes (UPMC)


- Focused session on novel materials for Energy and Environment applications

Chairs: Prof. Elias Siores, Bolton University, UK




Conference Chairs

Prof. Eduardo Ruiz-Hitzky

Materials Science Institute of Madrid (ICMM-CSIC)- Spain

Dr. Pilar Aranda

Materials Science Institute of Madrid, CSIC, Madrid, Spain

Dr. Francisco M. Fernandes

Chimie de la Matière Condensée de Paris UPMC, UMR 7574/ Collège de France, France

Keynote Speakers

Prof. Raúl José Martín Palma

Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain

Dr. Xiaowen Yuan

University of Auckland, New Zealand

Dr. Marie-Helene Delville

Bordeaux Institute of Condensed Matter Chemistry/ CNRS UPR 9048, Bordeaux I University, France

Prof. Cédric Boissiere

University Pierre et Marie Curie, CNRS, France

Prof. Clément Sanchez

University of Pierre and Marie Curie, Collège de France, CNRS, France

Prof. Pierre Rabu

CNRS – IPCMS Institute of Physics and chemistry of Materials of Strasbourg, France

Prof. Andre Ayral

Institut Europeen des Membranes, Montpellier university, France

Dr. Fabio Miletto Granozio

CNR-SPIN Institute Naples, Italy

Prof. Eduardo Ruiz-Hitzky

Materials Science Institute of Madrid (ICMM-CSIC)- Spain

Prof. Huang Wei Min

School of Mechanical and Aerospace Eng., Nanyang Technological Univ., Singapore

Dr. Johannes T. B. Overvelde

Group leader Soft Robotic Matter | FOM Institute AMOLF, Amsterdam, Netherland

Prof Tanja Weil

Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research, Germany

Prof. Ling Chao

National Taiwan University, Taiwan


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