Smart and Functional Materials

Polymers, coatings and related materials continue to be an innovative area in research and technology. The mission is to provide a global intellectual platform to present and discuss groundbreaking work, stimulate new ideas, identify critical problems, provide promising solutions, and assess possible roadmaps. The Symposium targets scientists, engineers, managers, innovators, and entrepreneurs.

 


2017 Confirmed Speakers


2017 Symposium -- call for papers.

Abstracts are solicited in the following areas, although submissions that succinctly describe cutting-edge innovations across the broad field of smart materials research are encouraged.

Smart Materials and Coatings

Self-healing/Shape-memory Materials
Hybrid Inorganic/Organic Coatings
Electro-active Polymers and Coatings
On-demand Color Shifting Materials

 

Nanotechnology-based Coatings

Self-assembling Materials
Photonics and Nano-particles
Molecular Electronics
Responsive Dendritic Polymers

Stimuli Responsive Materials

Polymers and Coatings as Sensors
Thermochromic Materials
Superhydrophobic/Hydrophilic
Photo-responsive Polymers and Coatings

 

Bioactive Polymers and Coatings

Antimicrobial Materials
Biosensors and Molecular Diagnostics
Antifouling Coatings
Drug Delivery and Imaging

Submission deadline: September 10, 2016

Abstract format: MS Word, 100-1000 words, 12 point.

Submit abstracts to: admin@smartcoatings.org

Organizer and Chair

Prof. Jamil Baghdachi
Coatings Research Institute
Eastern Michigan University

Co-Chairs

Prof. Wolfgang Bremser
Paderborn University, Germany

Dr. Peter Zarras
Naval Air Warfare Center

Join us!

Smart Coatings is the premier event for updates on the most recent emerging technologies and opportunities in coatings, functional polymers, processes, and allied materials presented by world-renowned scientists and technologists.

 

 

Previous Symposia

2005

2012

2016