Call for Papers

The conference provides the premier forum for the presentation of technological advances and research results in the fields of innovative and smart materials. The conference is soliciting state-of-the-art research papers in the following areas of interest:


•  Shape memory alloys and polymers, electro and magnetorheological materials, piezoelectrics, ferroelectrics, multiferroics, piezomagnetics, electro and magnetostrictive materials, thermoelectrics, photovoltaics, electro and magnetocaloric materials, electrochromics, electroactive polymers, energy storage materials, self-healing materials and multifunctional materials in general

•  Application of smart materials, structures and related technology

•  Fundamentals of smart materials

•  Intelligent systems, integrated with sensors, actuators and controllers, applied to automation and robotic systems that utilize smart material systems

•  Modeling/formulation and characterization of smart actuators, sensors and smart material systems

•  Smart material systems that utilize biomimetics and bioinspiration

•  Smart materials utilized as sensors and actuators with applications at any scale

•  Smart optical materials for modification in spectral shifts and refractive index shift

•  Trends and development in composite materials, intelligent hydrogels, interfacial phenomena, phase boundaries and boundary layers of phase boundaries, control, micro- and nano-systems, electronics