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Smart and Functional Materials

Polymers, coatings and related materials continue to be an innovative area in research and technology. The symposium provides a global intellectual platform for leading scientists, researchers, top notch academics, practitioners, and industry professionals to actively interact and share their groundbreaking research achievements.


2015 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

Stimuli Responsive Materials
Polymers and Coatings as Sensors
Thermochromic Materials
Photo-responsive Polymers and Coatings


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

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



Abstract Format:
MS Word, 200-1000 words, font 12

Submit abstracts to: admin@smartcoatings.org

Submission deadline August 15, 2014

Organizer and Chair
Prof. J. Baghdachi
Coatings Research Institute
Eastern Michigan University

Prof. T. E. Long, Virginia Tech
Dr. P. Zarras, Naval Air Warfare Center


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technologies and opportunities in coatings, functional
polymers, processes and allied materials presented
by world-renowned scientists and technologists.


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