Smart materials congress 2020 which includes prompt Keynote Presentations, Oral Talks, Poster Presentations and Exhibitions. It aims to assemble the Researchers in material science & Nanotechnology, Scientists, Industrialists and Students across the world to meet and discuss the future of Materials Science and Importance of Material science and engineering in today’s world. Smart materials and Nanotechnology which takes place during July 30-31, 2020 to provide their research results, new ideas and practical experiences.
During this year’s Conference, we tend to hope that you simply can grasp the chance to rekindle in-progress connections and spark a new one together with your colleagues from around the globe. With members from around the world centered on learning regarding Smart materials and Nanotechnology, this is often your single best chance to achieve the biggest assemblage of participants from the community.
Here we are happy to invite you all to join our "International Conference on Smart Materials and Nanotechnology" scheduled to be held during July 30-31, 2020.
Leading Eminent Engineers, educators, scientists, top managers, professors, researchers and many more from leading universities & smart materials and Nanotechnology institutions.
Who can attend?
ü Material science Researchers
ü Material and metallurgical Engineers
ü Automobile engineers
ü Mechanical engineers
ü Biomedical engineers
ü Industrial engineers
ü Aerospace scientists
ü Chemical engineers
ü Director of Laboratories
ü Academic Professors and post-doctoral fellows
ü Pharmaceutical Companies and Markets
ü Students from Nanotechnology, Chemical, and Material Engineering
ü Brand Manufacturers/ Marketers of Consumer Products.
Why to attend?
Smart Materials Congress 2020 offers a wonderful opportunity to Meet the Experts in the field of Smart Materials and Nanotechnology, by providing collaboration spaces and break-out rooms with tea and lunch for attendees between sessions with invaluable networking time for you. It allows attendees to have issues addressed on Smart Materials and Nanotechnology by well known global experts who are up to date with the advanced developments in the Smart Materials and Nanotechnology and provide information on latest techniques and technologies. This International Smart Materials and Nanotechnology conference will provide world renowned keynote speakers, plenary speeches, young research forum, poster presentations, technical workshops and career guidance sessions.
Top Universities in Netherlands on Smart materials and Nanotechnology:
ü Delft University of Technology
ü Eindhoven University of Technology
ü Utrecht University
ü University of Twente
ü University of Groningen
ü Erasmus University Rotterdam
ü Saxion University of Applied sciences
Top Smart Materials Universities around the Globe:
ü Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
ü Stanford University
ü University of Cambridge
ü Imperial College London
ü Delft University of Technology, Netherlands
ü North-western University
ü National University of Singapore
ü Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
ü University of Oxford
ü Georgia Institute of Technology
ü Tsinghua University
ü Harvard University
ü Murdoch University (Australia)
ü Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology University (Australia)
Warm welcome to the International conference on smart materials and Nanotechnology which is going to be scheduled during July 30-31, 2020. Smart materials Congress-2020 brings upon a new platform to share new ideas and discuss all the innovations in the field of material science.
Meet the world eminent specialists and speakers at our conference to speak concerning new advances within the field of material science engineering to develop more innovations that introduced in the field of material science. This will offer a great platform for students and researchers to exhibit their work and obtain recognized amidst the foremost individuals.
I would wish to invite you all for this smart material congress 2020 to make a new Innovations and technologies.
Scientific Sessions & Tracks:
Smart materials also called as intelligent or responsive materials. They are designed materials that have one or more properties that can be significantly changed in a controlled fashion by external stimuli, such as stress, moisture, electric or magnetic fields, light, temperature, Ph or chemical compounds causes transformation of their material property. Thus, without any additional stimuli or electronics, changes in property can be encouraged to create sensing devices from these materials. Smart Polymers, a kind of smart material are universally used for some progressive applications. Smart materials technology incorporating piezoelectric transducers was used in the aerospace industry, optical and micro-gravity experiments.
At the present time, biomedical approaches specifically make use of metamorphic polymers to improve drug-delivery systems, therapies and to improve developments in tissue engineering applications. Some of these proposals are based on biomimetic approaches, some others depend on the specificity of the variations of temperature, pH, or electrical signals within the living body. The notions behind nanoscience and nanotechnology started with a speech given by physicist Richard Feynman entitled “There's Plenty of Room at the Bottom” at an American Physical Society meeting on December 29, 1959 at California Institute of Technology. Nanotechnology is being used for the extensive range of medical applications for the past decade.
The recent technique of nanomedicine (nanotechnology in medicine) is the use of nanoparticles to deliver drugs, heat or other substances to specific cells for the most part cancer cells. This technique reduces damage happened to healthy cells in the body and permits for earlier detection of disease. This technique is also being used in many applications to refine the environment. This includes cleaning up pollution causing agents, gathering ideas and amplify manufacturing methods to lessen the pollution and also to develop cost effective alternative energy sources. Nanotechnology serves a broad range of applications in fields of military, computing, and astronomy. There will be growing importance of educating future scientists, researchers and engineers about this prominent field of Nanotechnology.
Track 1: EmergingSmart Materials
The potentiality of a nation to harness nature as well as its ability to cope up with the challenges posed by it is determined by its complete understanding of materials and its ability to improve and produce them for different applications. Advanced Materials are at the main part of many technological developments that touch our lives. Advanced materials have a crucial role to play in the future years because of its multiple purposes and can be of a greater help for whole humanity.
Electronic materials for communication and information technology, optical fibers, laser fibers sensors for the intelligent environment, energy materials for renewable energy and environment, light alloys for better transportation and materials for strategic applications.
· Emerging Smart Materials
· Smart Materials and Structures
· Carbon nanotubes
· Graphene &Composites
· Material Synthesis & Characterization
· Piezoelectric materials & 3-D printing
· Ceramics and textiles industries
· Materials in aerospace and defense
· Architecture Materials.
Track 2: Materials Science and Engineering
Smart materials are designed materials that have one or more properties that can be significantly changed in a controlled fashion by external stimuli, such as stress, moisture, electric or magnetic fields, light, temperature, Ph or chemical compounds causes transformation of their material property. Good Materials area unit the premise of the many applications along with sensors and actuators, or artificial muscles, significantly as electrically activated polymers.
· Computational Modeling
· Electronic, Optical &Magnetic Materials
· Materials Performance
· Materials Processing & Manufacturing Mechanical Properties
· Microstructure Property Relationships
Track 3: Applicationsof Smart Materials
There are several chances for Smart Materials and structures in the man-made world. Smart Materials can give the maintenance engineers a clear report on the performance history of the material and the location of imperfections as well. These materials can counteract to hazardous conditions such as excess vibrations and affect the self-repair. Smart materials will have any wide area of applications that helps to achieve technological goals. This results in smart materials and structures that will be helpful in tackling engineering problems with hitherto unachievable efficiency and give the opportunity for creating a new product.
· Sensor/actuator networks
· Energy harvesting |Health monitoring |Biomimetic devices
· Materials in automobile and construction industries
Track 4: SmartControl Systems
Smart Materials have a broad range of applications in the field of engineering. They are used in Marine, Aerospace, Computer and electronic devices, Buildings and Structures, Medical Equipment Applications, Consumer goods and applications, rotating machinery applications and many more. Smart Materials are also utilized in many inventive clothing technologies, wearable technologies which involve the use of e-textiles. It is used in the structures of civil Engineering and Architecture which disclose and uncovers the ancient and spectacular architectures by human or modify the earth’s geography.
Smart materials are beginning to play an important role in civil engineering designs for dams, bridges, highways, and buildings. Are useful also to remove corrosion of a Navy Pier and also engineers are introducing sheets of composites materials containing sensors that will alert maintenance engineers to the need for repairs.
The recent research in distinct areas such as civil engineering, structural engineering and archaeological technology is going on with different theories of environmental, geotechnical, structural and construction engineering.
· Wearable technology
· Consumer goods and applications
· Rotating machinery applications
Shape Memory Alloys have mostly two phases Austenite and Martensite. Austenite phase is symmetric and Martensite phase is less symmetric. When a SMA is in martensite phase at lower temperatures, the metal can be deformed easily into any shape. When the alloy is warmed, it goes through transformation from martensite to austenite. Shape memory alloys are special and unique class of metal alloys when warmed up above certain temperature can recuperate apparent lasting strains which are resulted in it. They have high strength, good elasticity, fatigue resistance, wear resistance, easy fabrication. SMA’s have the ability to be used successfully in seismic area.
The two most prominent shape-memory alloys are copper-aluminum-nickel and nickel-titanium (NiTi), but SMAs can also be developed by alloying zinc, copper, gold and iron.
Shape-memory polymers (SMPs) are polymeric smart materials that have the ability to return from a deformed state (temporary shape) to their permanent shape develop by an external stimulus, such as temperature change. Shape Memory polymers are the compound plastics polymers that have a unique chemical structure. The glass transition temperature (Tg) plays a crucial role in Shape Memory Polymers. Above the Tg these Shape Memory polymers turn into rubber elastic and flexible. These Materials can solve engineering problems with unbelievable efficiency.
Here are the examples of polymers which can exhibit shape memory effect include(meth)acrylates, polyurethanes, and blends of polyurethane and polyvinylechloride.
Track 6: PolymersScience & Engineering
Material science has a wide range of applications which includes ceramics, composites and polymer materials. Bonding in ceramics & glasses uses both covalent and ionic-covalent types with SiO2 as a basic building block. Ceramics are as soft as clay or else as hard as stone and concrete. Usually, they are in crystalline form. Most glasses contain a metal oxide amalgamated with silica. Applications scale from structural elements such as steel-reinforced concrete to the gorilla glass.
Polymers are also crucial part of materials science. Polymers are the raw materials which are used to make plastics. Specialty plastics are materials with particular characteristics, such as ultra-high strength, electrical conductivity, electro-fluorescence, high thermal stability. Plastics are not divided based on their material but on its properties and applications.
The global market for carbon fiber is expected to grow at a five-year CAGR (2015 to 2020) of 11.4%, to reach $3.5 billion in 2020. And the market for Carbon fiber reinforced plastic is expected to grow at a five-year CAGR (2015 to 2020) of 12.3%, to reach $34.2 billion in 2020. The competition in the global carbon fiber and carbon fiber reinforced plastic market is intense within a large players, such as Toray Toho, Mitsubishi, Hexcel, Formosa, SGL carbon, Cytec, Aksa, Hyosung, Sabic, etc.
· Polymer Solutions
· Polymer Microstructures
· Synthetic Polymer Chemistry
· Polymer Surfaces and Interfaces
· Polymer Microscopy
· Important materials and technologies of the polymer industry Polymer composites
Track 7: SmartPolymers
Smart Polymers go through large reversible changes either in their physical or chemical properties due to the little environmental variations. These Smart Polymers are temperature sensitive polymers; the main classes of these temperature responsive polymers are Shape Memory Alloys, Liquid Crystalline Materials and responsive polymer solutions. These materials are delicate to several factors such as humidity, pH, temperature intensity of light and many more. Due to the wavelength or magnetic field they are able to respond in different ways like transparency, becoming conductive or changing shapes which are usually shape memory polymers. Minute change in the environment is enough to produce a large change in the polymer’s characteristics.
Track 8: ThermoelectricMaterials
These materials have ability to convert thermal energy into electric energy or provide refrigeration directly from electric energy. Thermoelectric generators are used in wide range. Industrial processes waste heat will be reused to electric energy. They are utilized as power source in satellite, space probes. They are useful in small portable applications. These materials are environmental friendly. There will be no moving parts so that maintenance is required less frequently. They are authentic source of energy and recycles wasted heat energy.
Track 9: Optical& Electronic Smart Materials
Optical and Electronic Smart Materials are connected and related with light and electricity. Optical and Electronic materials comprise the study, design, and manufacturing of smart materials that can convert electrical signals to light signals and light signals to electrical signals. The devices which convert them is called optoelectronic devices. Optoelectronics escalates in the quantum mechanical effect of light. These optoelectronic technologies consist of laser system, remote sensing systems, fiber communications, and electric eyes medical diagnostic systems.
Track 10: NanoscaleMaterials and Nanotechnology
Nano Technology is the science deals with the acute very tiny particles or one dimension sized particles from one to 100 nm said as Nano particles. Most nanoparticles are very small to be seen in a naked eye. These particles have the ability to manage individual atoms and molecules. It plays a very major role in determining the efficacy of mechanical reinforcement. These materials are used for a vast range of applications. Thanks to the assorted potential applications wide variety of theory goes beneath the Nano technology throughout the globe like surface science, chemistry, biology, semiconductor physics, energy storage, tiny fabrication, molecular engineering, etc.
· Carbon nanotubes
· Quantom dots
· Nanoshells (kill tumor cells selectively)
· Metal rubber
Track 11: Smart Materials using Nanotechnology
Smart Nanomaterials have their presence strongly in the areas like healthcare. Smart Nanomaterials in medical industry respond to injuries by delivering drugs and antibiotics. These recently developed materials may include nanosensors, nanocomputers and nanomachines interpose their structure. Smart materials in the nanotechnology hold the possibility for exceedingly complex solutions.
Track 12: Smart Sensors
Smart Sensors are analog /digital transducers which are combined with a processing unit and a transmission interface. It consists of transducer element and signal conditioning electronics that support some intelligence in a single package. These smart sensors are consolidated with electronics that can enact functions such as data conversion, Bidirectional communication, take decisions and perform logical operations.
Track 13: Bioinspired and Biomimetic Materials
Bioinspired materials are synthetic materials whose function, properties and structure imitate those of natural materials. These bioinspired design concepts are swiftly integrated into many applications. They are used in broad range of materials and devices intended for medical, industrial, consumer, military and energy sectors. Light harvesting photonic materials that mimic photosynthesis, camera lenses inspired by compound eyes of insects, etc is one of the examples of bioinspired materials.
These smart textile materials are functional textile materials that can sense and respond to environmental conditions. They have applications in different fields such as medical science and engineering, automotive and aeronautics, personal protective equipment, sports, interior designs etc. They play a very crucial role in science and technology because of their commercial viability. All these innovations on smart textiles play a vital role in textile industry in its transformation into a competitive knowledge driven industry. Moreover, combining smart wearables with internet of things has a intense effect on research, development and applications of wearable technology with increased challenges and opportunities.
Track 15: Nanotechnology Applications
Nanotechnology comprises the understanding, manipulation and control of matter. Nanotechnology expands its creation both in devices and materials with an vast range of applications such as electronics, medicine, production and energy. Nanotechnology products and application database provide an overview of how nanomaterials are utilized in industrial and commercial applications. It mainly concentrates on the study of very small things which are used in various fields such as chemistry, biology, physics, material science and engineering.
· Production and energy
· Industrial and commercial application
· Agriculture & Food science
· Green nanotechnology
· Tissue engineering
Neuroengineering concentrates on the development of artificial devices and novel materials to be functionally and structurally interfaced with the central nervous system (CNS). Today, there is the expectation that materials science and nanotechnology will be able to address these challenges and conduct to breakthroughs at the level of the interfaces between artificial transducers/actuators and living cells. Nanoparticles have ability to penetrate the BBB of in vitro and in vivo models; and therefore can be utilized to develop diagnostic tools as well as nano-enabled delivery systems that can bypass the BBB in order to make conventional and novel neurotherapeutic interventions such as drug therapy, gene therapy, and tissue regeneration.
Nanotechnology is functional in many communications, computing and electronic applications and it provides faster, smaller and more portable systems. These systems can manage and store larger amounts of information. Nano electronics mean using nanotechnology in electronic components, there are several applications such as computing and electronic products include Flash memory chips for iPod nanos, antimicrobial and antibacterial coatings on the mouse, the keyboard, and the cell phone castings. The aim of nano electronics is to process, transmit and store information by taking benefits of properties of matter that are distinctly different from macroscopic properties.
· Transistor in IC
· Flash memory chips
· Cell phone castings
Nanotechnology, a promising field of research welcomes in the present decade a wide array of opportunities in the present decade and is expected to give major impulses to technical innovations in a variety of industrial sectors in the future.
The potential advantages and benefits of nanotechnology are enormous. These include agricultural productivity enhancement involves nanoporous zeolites for slow release and efficient dosage of water and fertilizer, nanocapsules for herbicide delivery and vector and pest management and nanosensors for pest detection. The atom by atom arrangement permits the manipulation of nanoparticles thus influencing their size, shape and orientation for reaction with the targeted tissues. It is now known that many insects have ferromagnetic materials in the head, thorax and abdomen, which act as geomagnetic sensors.
· Nanotechnology for Crop Biotechnology
· Food Science: Clay & silver nanoparticles nanocomposites
· Nanotech Delivery Systems for Pests, Nutrients, and Plant Hormones
· Food processing and product development
· Nanoparticles and Recycling Agricultural Waste
· Food safety and biosecurity
Track 19: Green Nanotechnology
It refers to the importance of nanotechnology to develop the environmental sustainability of processes that are producing negative externalities. For the base of sustainability, they are making green Nano-products and using Nano-products. The main aim of this technique is to minimize harmful environmental hazards and human health risks associated with the manufacture of nanotechnology products, and also to boost replacement of existing products with new Nano-products that should be eco-friendly to the people. Nanomaterials or nanoproducts used under this technology can perform several functions.
Track 20: Nanomedicine
Nanomedicine is the application of nanoscience and its technology in the field of medical science. It ranges from the applications of nanomaterials to biosensors, also for further upcoming applications of molecular nanotechnology such as biological machines. Most of the biological structures are equal to the size of the nanomaterial. So the functionalities of those structures can be quickly replaced by means of adding the specific functionality to nanoparticles.
· Drug delivery
· Therapy techniques
· Diagnostic techniques
· Anti-microbial techniques
· Cell repair
Track 21: TissueEngineering
For the repair or reshape of the mutilated tissue, nanotechnology can be used as part of tissue engineering by the usage of suitable nanomaterial-based scaffolds and growth factors. If it is victorious then tissue engineering may replace conventional treatments like organ transplants. For bone tissue engineering applications, nanoparticles such as carbon nanotubes, graphene, carbon nanocones and tungsten disulfide are used as reinforcing agents to manufacture mechanically strong biodegradable polymeric nanocomposites.
· Nanofiber self-assembly
· Textile technologies
· Solvent casting and particulate leaching
· Gas foaming
· Emulsification freeze-drying
· Thermally induced phase separation
· CAD/CAM technologies
· Laser-assisted bioprinting
Track 22: Nanoremediation
Nanoremediation is described as purpose of using nanoparticles for environmental remediation. This process plays crucial role in treating the surface water, groundwater and also for the detection of trace contaminants. Nanomaterials are utilized for this purpose are carbon nanotubes and TiO2. From time to time these nanoparticles are used as a reactive agent or as sorbents. Nanoremediation is also being used for soil and sediment clean-up. Mycoremediation is other technique that is entirely fungus-based remediation which follows the same principle as that of nanoremediation.
· Ground water remediation
· Surface water treatment
· Trace contaminant detection
Track 23: Nanophotonics
Light behavioral studies on the nanometer scale and the association of those nanometer-scale objects with light is the Nano-optics or Nanophotonics. The main objective of Nanophotonics is the use of metamaterials to produce accurate images by the use of superlens. It is a study of optical engineering, electrical engineering and nanotechnology. This theory further contributes to a general category of nanotechnology that is revolutionizing to some of the miniaturized projects and that is treated by R&D departments.
· Communication technologies
· Solid-state lighting
· Data storage
· Optical computers
· Solar cells
· Light activated medical therapies
Track 24: Nanolasers
A nanolaser is a story kind of laser that has its dimensions at the nanoscale range. These tiny lasers can be easily modulated, and this thing makes them ideal for on-chip optical computing. The laser’s intense optical field also increase the effect in non-linear optics or surface-enhanced-Raman-scattering and therefore paves the way toward integrated nanophotonic circuitry.
Track 25: Nanorobotics
Nanorobotics is the novel technology of fabricating machines or robots at a scale of a nanometre (10-9 metres). A nanorobot is a biological or synthetic device which is outlined in such a way that it should perform a preprogrammed task. They have the strength to change their state with respect to the external stimuli and can move through the Brownian motion of other molecules that are present around them. In future, these Nanobots will be used for the broad variety of purposes.
Applications in the field of
· Cancer Detection and Therapy
· Biohazard Defense
Nanotechnology is doing very well abroad in nations such as USA, UK, Netherlands, Singapore, Germany, and China etc. in terms of R&D. There has been important development towards the usage of Nanotechnology in cosmetics, food, and textiles. Nanomedicine is still in R&D stage and extensive growth is yet to be expected and intensive research is being conducted in breakneck speed.
The world market for conformal coating on the electronics market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 7% from 2015 to 2020. The global market for polyurethanes has been increasing at a CAGR (2016-2021) of 6.9%, operated by various application industries, such as automotive; bedding and furniture; building and construction; packaging; electronics and footwear. In 2011, the country was reported to have the tenth highest per capita income across the whole world. The 2012 GDP of the country was $709.5 billion. It is known to have the fifth largest economy in the Euro-zone. The biggest industrial sector of the country is its food industry. Electrical goods, metallurgy, machinery, tourism, and chemicals are other major industries.
Materials Engineering is designed to propose comprehensive settings that report topical improvements and new strategies for expansion of advanced materials for global necessities with an objective to connect a dialogue between industries and academic administrations and knowledge transmission from research to industry. Surface Science and Engineering, Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering, Materials Engineering, Energy Materials, Mining and Metallurgy, Materials Chemistry, Polymer Technology, Emerging fields in Materials Engineering and Nanotechnology are the essential areas which is covered by Materials Engineering.
It has a vast scope in the upcoming generations. Nanotechnology has the potential to turn out to be a very important revolutionary force for business than the industrial revolution or the information technology revolution.
In fact, many believe that the combined effect of both the industrial and information revolution may approach the magnitude of change that could result from the commercialization of Nanotechnology. In developed countries research is going on for reducing the weight and increasing the strength of the material which will be required in the aeronautics and automotive industry.
Materials Engineering is the discovery and designing of new materials, with much prominence on solids. Today’s research that contracts with materials science pursue to comprehend and affect the behavior of materials at a variety of measurement scales, ranging from the atomic to the macroscopic levels, making use of practical, theoretical or computational tools are as probes. The experimental researches comprise Nano-science, biological materials, high-thermal materials, the interaction of laser-materials and electrochemical methods with several applications from medicine to renewable energy.
Smart materials and Nanotechnology welcomes attendees, presenters, and exhibitors from all over the world to Amsterdam, Netherlands. We are delighted to invite you all to attend and register for the “2nd International Conference on Smart Materials and Nanotechnology” (Smart Materials congress 2020) which is going to be held during May 25-26, 2020 in Amsterdam, Netherlands. The organizing committee is gearing up for an exciting and informative conference program including plenary lectures, symposium, workshops on a variety of topics, poster presentations and various programs for participants from all over the world. We invite you to join us at Smart Materials congress 2020, where you will be sure to have a meaningful experience with scholars from around the world. All members of the smart materials congress 2020 organizing committee look forward to meeting you in Amsterdam, Netherlands.
Major Smart Materials and Nanotechnology Associations around the Globe
ü International Conference on Smart Materials and Structures
ü International Smart Materials & Surfaces conference SMS 2019
ü International Conference on Material Engineering and Smart Materials
ü International Conference on the Science and Application of Nanotubes and Low-Dimensional Materials
ü International Conference on Nanotechnology: Fundamentals and Applications
ü International Conference on Advanced Materials & Nanotechnology
ü World Congress on Smart Materials and Polymer Technology
ü International Conference on Materials and Nanomaterials
ü International Conference on Nanotechnology and Materials Science
ü European Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Association
ü International Association of Nanotechnology
ü International Association of Advanced Materials
ü Nanotechnology Industries Association
ü Nanotechnology and Molecular Engineering Student Association