Session 1Material Science and Engineering
Materials Science and Engineering is an acclaimed scientific discipline, expanding in recent decades to surround polymers, ceramics, glass, composite materials and biomaterials. Materials science and Engineering, involves the discovery and design of new materials. Many of the most pressing scientific problems humans currently face are due to the limitations of the materials that are available and, as a result, major breakthroughs in materials science are likely to affect the future of technology significantly.
Session 2Novel Materials Synthesis and Fabrication Technologies
Novel materials have major roles in different fields of engineering; they are given by different structures and materials, to our knowledge to the physical and the virtual world. It should be obvious that all matters are made of crystal materials. Metals that carry unique property of pottery, and earthenware production are uniquely in contrast to polymers. The properties of materials depend upon the iotas that are utilized and how they are made together. The nuclear structure of any novel material basically influences the substance's physical, warm, electrical, attractive, and optical properties. Also the micro-structure and macro-structure can influence these properties but they mostly affect the mechanical properties and the rate of concoction response.
Fabrication techniques with focus on trends which are highly relevant for practical applications in the industry in the recent and coming years. Particular emphasis shall be given to the impact of welding and corrosion protection techniques on structural performance, on the development of lighter structures and on computer and IT technologies and tools, which are meant to link design and production tools and to support efficient production.
Session 3Materials Technology for 3D Printing Innovation
Materials Technology For 3D Printing Innovation: 3D Material Technologies utilizes Metal Additive Manufacturing / 3D Printing to take design concepts to functional metal components in hand on an accelerated timeline. 3DMT’s primary business is prototyping and short-run production for Aerospace, Defense, Medical and Industrial customers that need the speed to market of additive manufacturing or the design freedom the process allows.
Session 4Smart Optical Materials and Device Applications
The increasing requirements of hyperspectral imaging optics, electro/photo-chromic materials, negative refractive index metamaterial optics, and miniaturized optical components from micro-scale to quantum-scale optics have all contributed to new features and advancements in optics technology. Development of multifunctional capable optics has pushed the boundaries of optics into new fields that require new disciplines and materials to maximize the potential benefits. The purpose of this study is to understand and show the fundamental materials and fabrication technology for field-controlled spectrally active optics (referred to as smart optics) that are essential for future industrial, scientific, military, and space applications, such as membrane optics, filters, windows for sensors and probes, telescopes, spectroscopes, cameras, light valves, light switches, and flat-panel displays.
Session 5Integrated Nano and Micro- Structures
Nanostructured Materials (NSM) are Advanced materials with a microstructure the trademark length size of which is on the request of a couple (commonly 1–10) nanometers. NSM might be in or far from thermodynamic harmony. Nanostructured Materials combined by supramolecular science are cases of Nanostructured Materials in thermodynamic harmony. Nanostructured Materials comprising of nanometer-sized crystallites (e.g. of Au or NaCl) with various crystallographic introductions or potentially synthetic creations are far from thermodynamic harmony.
Microstructure is the very small scale structure of a material, defined as the structure of a prepared surface of material as revealed by a microscope above 25× magnification. The microstructure of a material (such as metals, polymers, ceramics or composites) can strongly influence physical properties such as strength, toughness, ductility, hardness, corrosion resistance, high/low temperature behaviour or wear resistance. These properties in turn govern the application of these materials in industrial practice.
Session 6Advanced Energy Materials
The increasing energy demand due to growing global population and the critical relationship between Energy, environment and sustainability lead to novel discoveries and advancement in the field of Energy Materials in search of alternative resources. The prime requirement to transform feedstock into suitable energy sources is the catalyst for better solar cells and energy storage materials. Energy Materials is making ground breaking developments in the science of materials innovation and production. At present, novel materials are technologically advanced for energy storage and generation. The transformation of Conventional fossil fuel to renewable and sustainable energy sources due to the geophysical and social stress results in the development of Advanced Energy Materials to support emerging technologies. The emerging materials for energy associated application are photovoltaic, fuel cells, nanostructured materials, light sources etc. The international EaaS (Energy as a service market) value is likely to be USD 1,116.5 million in 2018 and is estimated to reach USD 7,336.1 million by 2023 at a growing (CAGR) rate of 45.72% from 2018 to 2023. The foremost drivers are growing energy consumption, price instability and emerging potential of renewable energy resources.
Session 7Mining and Metallurgy
The Mining and Mineral Process Engineering option focuses on the aspects of geological, civil, mechanical, electrical, and industrial engineering, together with business and management skills, that are integrated in the challenge of extracting minerals from the Earth. Mining engineers are involved in all stages of the process: from exploring for new mineral deposits and deciding if they can be mined economically, through designing and constructing mines at and below the ground, to managing and operating mines, to preparing raw mineral products for manufacturing or energy industries.
Metallurgy is a domain of material science and engineering that studies the physical and chemical behavior of metallic elements, their intermetallic compounds and their mixtures which are called as alloys. Outstanding engineering solutions and metallurgical science to support our national security and industry customers a scope that spans all alloys, ceramics, and compounds from uranium to hydrogen, with a strong emphasis on unconventional, low symmetry materials.
Session 8Surface Science and Engineering
Surface science is the study of physical and chemical phenomena that occur at the interface of two phases, including solid–liquid interfaces, solid–gas interfaces, solid–vacuum interfaces, and liquid–gas interfaces. It includes the fields of surface chemistry and surface physics. Some related practical applications are classed as surface engineering. The science encompasses concepts such as heterogeneous catalysis, semiconductor device fabrication, fuel cells, self-assembled monolayers, and adhesives. Surface science is closely related to interface and colloid science. Interfacial chemistry and physics are common subjects for both. The methods are different. In addition, interface and colloid science studies macroscopic phenomena that occur in heterogeneous systems due to peculiarities of interfaces.
Session 9Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering
Biomaterials are those materials which are usually made of multiple components that interact with biological system. Biomaterials are normally used in medical application like drug delivery, therapeutics, and diagnostics to replace a natural function. The most commonly used biomaterials are polymers. All biomaterials meet certain criteria and regulatory requirements before they can be qualified for use in medical applications. Biomaterial Science has a broad scope that covers the fundamental science of biomaterials through to their biomedical applications.
Tissue engineering is an emerging field which involves biology, medicine, and engineering that is likely to revolutionize the ways we improve the health and quality of life for millions of people worldwide by restoring, maintaining, or enhancing tissue and organ function. In other words, tissue engineering is the development of artificial tissue and organ systems. The term regenerative medicine is often used synonymously with tissue engineering, although those involved in regenerative medicine place more emphasis on the use of stem cells to produce tissues.
Session 10Biophysics and Systems Biology
Physical scientists use mathematics to explain what happens in nature. Life scientists want to understand how biological systems work. These systems include molecules, cells, organisms, and ecosystems that are very complex. Biophysicists work to develop methods to overcome disease, eradicate global hunger, produce renewable energy sources, design cutting-edge technologies, and solve countless scientific mysteries. In short, biophysicists are at the forefront of solving age-old human problems as well as problems of the future.
Systems biology is the computational and mathematical modeling of complex biological systems. It is a biology-based interdisciplinary field of study that focuses on complex interactions within biological systems, using a holistic approach (holism instead of the more traditional reductionism) to biological research.
Session 11Optics, Photonics, Electronics And Magnetic Materials
Optical and Electronic smart materials are the materials which are associated with electricity. It incorporates the design, study, and manufacture of smart materials that convert electrical signals into photon signals and vice versa. Any device that operates as an electrical-to-optical or optical-to-electrical is considered as an optoelectronic device. Optoelectronics is built based on the quantum mechanical effects of light on electronic materials, sometimes in the presence of electric fields, especially semiconductors. Optoelectronic technologies comprise of laser systems, remote sensing systems, fiber optic communications, optical information systems, and electric eyes medical diagnostic systems.
Session 12Instrumentation Technology
Instrumentation engineering is a branch of electrical and electronic engineering that is concerned with the study of engineering principles and procedures of computing instruments used in designing and assembling automated systems. The work of instrumentation engineers is critical in the industrial manufacturing sector as they are required to construct, design, and maintain instruments and systems of an industry and decide on the type of instruments needed for better quality and efficiency of the products. Instrumentation engineers need to possess creative skills, in addition to technical expertise. They should have the ability to write custom software applications as well as computer programs relating to the proposed objectives. They should also be familiar with operating elementary machinery systems and industrial tools. Owing to rapid industrial and economic growth, job opportunities in this sector are increasing every day.
Session 13Polymers Science and Technology
Compound could be an immense molecule or full scale particle made out of collection of relentless subunits known as monomers. The technique for changing monomers in to polymers is named polymer science. They're starches, lipids, proteins and nucleic acids. These polymers are framed absolutely one of a kind monomers and serve various limits. Polymers, though introduced in the materials field in a meaningful manner only very recently, occupy a major place and pivotal position in the materials field today. In performance characteristics and application prospects and diversity, they offer novelty and versatility not found in any other kind of materials.
Session 14Composite Materials, Ceramics and Glass
Composite materials are composed with two different materials, which combine to give properties superior to those of the individual constituents. There are many component materials and different processes that can be used make composites extremely versatile and efficient. They typically result in lighter, stronger, more durable solutions compared to traditional materials. The main properties of the materials are Weight reduction, Durability and maintenance, Added functionality, Design freedom. The word Ceramics covers inorganic, nonmetallic, solid materials that have been hardened by baking at a high temperature. The most important of these were the traditional clays, made into pottery, dinnerware, bricks, and tiles. Ceramics have high hardness, high compressive strength, and chemical inertness. Ceramic engineering is the science and technology of creating objects from inorganic, non-metallic materials. The term includes the purification of raw materials, the study and production of the chemical compounds concerned, their formation into components and the study of their structure, composition and properties. Glass is a non-crystalline amorphous solid. It is mainly made of silica; glass is made of silica only is called silica glass. According to the definition of ASTM standards for Glass, "glass is an inorganic product of fusion which has been cooled to a rigid condition without crystallization".
Session 15Nanomaterials and Nanotechnology Applications
Nanomaterials (nanocrystalline materials) are substances possessing grain sizes on the order of a billionth of a meter. They manifest extraordinarily charming and beneficial properties, which can be exploited for a ramification of structural and non structural packages. Nanomaterials own unique, beneficial chemical, bodily, and mechanical houses, they may be use for an extensive form of programs, like next era laptop chips, kinetic power (KE) penetrators with more advantageous lethality, better insulation materials, Phosphors for excessive-Defination TV, Low cost Flat-Panel displays, more and more difficult cutting tools, elimination of pollution, excessive strength density, Batteries, excessive power magnets, high sensitive sensors, motors with greater gas efficiency, Aerospace addititives with superior performance characteristics, higher and density weapons platforms, Longer-Lasting Satellites. Longer-Lasting medical implants, Ductile, Machinable ceramics, huge electro chromic show devices.
Session 16Industrial Coating Materials
Industrial coatings are products engineered specifically for their protective and functional properties Most industrial coatings are used for corrosion control of concrete and steel, but they lie under a complex market umbrella and work in numerous areas. Also known as Original Equipment Manufacture (OEM) coatings, these industrial-grade products can be used for a number of applications. The most common application for these coating products is to prevent corrosion of steel and concrete. Another common use is to make the material less susceptible to fire or other hazards.
Session 17Material Science Applications
Material Science is that the branch of science deals with the structure, properties, performance, characterization and method of materials that related to construction or manufacture like metals, polymers, ceramics and composites etc. Through the help of the material science we'll apprehend the history of the material like physical and chemical properties, so thus a reason material science and engineering options a pleasant scope significantly in rhetorical engineering, Nano technology, bio materials, metallurgy, failure analysis, investigation materials.
Session 18Materials Theory, Computation and Design
Computational and theoretical materials science is playing an increasingly important role in advancing the search for novel materials and understanding the properties of existing ones. Modern computational hardware and software enable faculty to create virtual laboratories, where materials are tested and properties predicted computationally.
Session 19Nanomedicine and Biomedical Engineering
Nanomedicine can be defined as medical application of nanotechnology. Nanomedicine ranges from the medical applications of nanomaterials and biological devices, Nano electronic devices & biosensors and possible future applications of molecular nanotechnology. Nanomaterials can be functionalised to interface with biological molecules & structures as the size of nanomaterials is comparable to most biological molecules and structures. Nanomaterials can be useful for both in vivo and in vitro biomedical research and applications and integration of nanomaterials with biology has led to the development of advanced diagnostic devices, physical therapy applications, analytical tools, contrast agents and drug delivery vehicles. Nanomedicine strives for delivering valuable set of research tools & clinically useful devices and its industry sales reached $19 billion in 2017, with an average of $3.8 billion investment in nanotechnology R&D every year and increase of 52% per year global funding for emerging nanotechnology. Biomedical engineering is the application of the principles and problem-solving techniques of engineering to biology and medicine. This is evident throughout healthcare, from diagnosis and analysis to treatment and recovery, and has entered the public conscience though the proliferation of implantable medical devices, such as pacemakers and artificial hips, to more futuristic technologies such as stem cell engineering and the 3-D printing of biological organs.
Session 20Smart Materials and Structures
Smart materials also called moreover Intelligent or responsive materials, These materials are having no less than one property that can be basically changed in a controlled way by outside lifts, for instance, extend, temperature, sogginess, pH, electric or appealing fields, light, or blend blends. Brilliant Materials are the commence of various applications, including sensors and actuators, or made muscles, particularly as electrically started polymers.
Session 21Energy Storage and Conversion
Devices Multifunctional energy storage and conversion devices that incorporate novel features and functions in intelligent and interactive modes, represent a radical advance in consumer products, such as wearable electronics, healthcare devices, artificial intelligence, electric vehicles, smart household, and space satellites, etc. Advisable materials, device designs, and performances are crucial for the development of energy electronics endowed with these smart functions. Integrating these smart functions in energy storage and conversion devices gives rise to great challenges from the viewpoint of both understanding the fundamental mechanisms and practical implementation.
Session 22Materials Chemistry
Materials science incorporates the usage of science for the layout and association of materials with entrancing or possibly significant physical traits, for instance, appealing, optical and essential or synergist properties. It in like manner incorporates the depiction, taking care of and nuclear level understanding of these substances.