2nd Edition Smart Materials & Surfaces Conference SMS KOREA 2016

Start Date : 2016/03/23

Termination date : 2016/03/25

City : Seoul


Website : ‎http://www.setcor.org/conferences/SMS-KOREA-2016/conference-topic/9

Description :


2nd Edition Smart Materials and Surfaces, SMS Korea 2016 is a three-day event targeting researchers interested in the design, modification, characterisation and applications of Novel Smart & Active Surfaces and Materials. The goal of conference is to provide a global platform for researchers and engineers coming from academia and industry to present their research results and activities in the field of Intelligent Materials science and engineering. 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 poster sessions.

The conference themes are as follow :


Smart Materials

·         Material/coating design, formulation, processing and characterization, Design and Theory of Smart Surfaces,  Interface and interaction science, Hierarchical structures and molecular-particle networks, New manufacturing technologies

·         Novel nano and micro-devices, Composites and nanocomposites, Ceramics/Nanoceramics, Hybrid/ nanohybrid, Conducting and conjugated polymers, Electrochromic materials,  Liquid crystals, Inorganic-organic hybrid

·         Materials for Energy conversion and storage devices/systems (Photoconversion/ Renewable Energy/ Photovoltaic/ Fuel Cells and Solar Cells)

·         Biomaterials, Electrochemistry, Catalyst materials, Piezoelectric, ferroelectric, electroactive, electromagnetic, self-healing, heating, sensing, etc. materials



·         Nanoparticles, nanocrystals, colloids, sols, and quantum dots. Self- assemblies and directed assemblies of molecules and nanoparticles

·         Thin Films,  membranes, and coatings

·         Nanotubes, nanowires, nanofibers, nanorods and nanobelts

·         Nanostructured, Nanocomposites, Nanoporous, mesoporous and microporous materials

·         Nanomaterials (atomic, molecular, and bulk) characterization techniques.


Characterization and Properties

·         Micro- and nano-characterization of mechanical and electromechanical properties

·         Damage, fatigue, aging, and fracture mechanics of smart devices •Design optimization

·         Mechanics of nano-devices

·         Continuum models for nonlinear multi-field coupled behavior

·         Micromechanical and thermodynamical modeling approaches

·         Nano-scale effects and atomistic modeling techniques

·         Advanced mathematical methods, finite element formulations and implementation

·         Modeling, Simulation and Control of Adaptive Systems

·         Integrated System Design and Implementation

·         Structural Health Monitoring


Materials/ coatings Properties

  • Functional materials and polymers
  • Anti-microbial, superhydrophobic/ superhydrophilic, anti-dust, anti-dirt, anti-fouling, anti-fogging, self-healing, thermos-responsive, thermos-resistive, superconductive, bioinspired, biodegradable, resorbable, sponge type materials, reflective, etc.


Sensing and actuation

·         Sensors materials

·         Spectroscopic, Electromagnetic, Acoustic, Chemical and mechanical sensing and actuation

·         Sensor/actuator signal processing

·         Compatibility of sensors and actuators with conventional and advanced materials

·         Smart sensors for materials and composites processing.


Optics and electromagnetic

·         Optical fiber technology

·         Active and adaptive optical systems and components

·         Tunable high-dielectric phase shifters

·         Tunable surface control

·         Laser processes

·         MIMOs, MEMS and Liquid metal devices.



·         Energy harvesting and storage

·         MEMS and NEMS devices and applications

·         Biomedical, Prosthetic and Implant Materials and Biosensors

·         Food and pharmaceutical packaging

·         Automotive, aerospace, textile, construction, etc