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25th International Conference on Advanced Materials & Nanotechnology, will be organized around the theme “Advanced Material science and Nanotechnology research for Innovative Approach”

Advanced Materials Spain 2020 is comprised of keynote and speakers sessions on latest cutting edge research designed to offer comprehensive global discussions that address current issues in Advanced Materials Spain 2020

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The Advanced materials directorate has in the past financial year developed a baseline study on the sector in South Africa. The study entailed understanding the capabilities, opportunities, global trends, gaps and challenges of the industry, with a specific emphasis on titanium, Nano-materials, advanced composites and semiconductors.

  • Track 1-1Metallic materials and polymers
  • Track 1-2Process modelling and simulation
  • Track 1-3Micro/nano resonators
  • Track 1-4Optical data storage
  • Track 1-5Fundamentals of thermodynamic modelling of materials
  • Track 1-6Material properties and applications
  • Track 1-7Magnetic materials and electronic materials
  • Track 1-8Advances in instrumentation technology
  • Track 1-9Elastomers and thermoplastic elastomers
  • Track 1-10Advanced 2D and 3D materials
  • Track 1-11Carbon Nanochips And Nanostructures
Nanotechnology is the understanding and control of matter at the nanoscale, at dimensions between approximately 1 and 100 nanometers. A nanometer is one billionth of a meter. While it is difficult to imagine just how small that is, here are some examples: 
  •A sheet of paper is about 100,000 nanometers thicA strand of human DNA is 2.5 nanometers in diameter
. • A human hair is approximately 80,000 nanometers wide.k. 
  • Track 2-1Nanomaterials Properties
  • Track 2-2Nanomaterials Properties
  • Track 2-3Nanomaterials Risk Assessments
  • Track 2-4Nanomaterials & Sustainability
  • Track 2-5Enhancing Collaborative Research & Partnerships
  • Track 2-6Enhancing Collaborative Research & Partnerships

The advanced chemical and physical aspects of modern materials and the transfer of skills in synthesis, development, analysis and manufacturing of functional materials are the key issues of the program Advanced Functional Materials. The research-oriented extension and intensification of physical and chemical knowledge is based on advanced practical training in actual research fields in a modern laboratory environment.

  • Track 3-1Optical devices, detectors & sensors
  • Track 3-2Battery Materials and Technology
  • Track 3-3Smart Materials
  • Track 3-4Biological and Bio-compatible Materials
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. Materials scientists lay stress on understanding how the history of a material influences its structure, and thus its properties and performance. All engineered products from airplanes to musical instruments, alternative energy sources related to ecologically-friendly manufacturing processes, medical devices to artificial tissues, computer chips to data storage devices and many more are made from materials. 
  • Track 4-1Computational materials science
  • Track 4-2Teaching and technology transfer in materials science
  • Track 4-3Global materials science market
  • Track 4-4Modern materials need
  • Track 4-5Research support
  • Track 4-6Platform for comprehensive projects
  • Track 4-7Emerging materials and applications
  • Track 4-8Tribology
  • Track 4-9Forensic engineering
  • Track 4-10Engineering apllications of materials
  • Track 4-11Biomimetic materials

Ability of a nation to harness nature as well as its ability to cope up with the challenges posed by it is determined by its complete knowledge of materials and its ability to develop and produce them for various applications. Advanced Materials are at the heart of many technological developments that touch our lives. Electronic materials for communication and information technology, optical fibers, laser fibers sensors for intelligent environment, energy materials for renewable energy and environment, light alloys for better transportation, materials for strategic applications and more. Advance materials have a wider role to play in the upcoming future years because of its multiple uses and can be of a greater help for whole humanity. Emerging technologies are those technical innovations which represent progressive developments within a field for competitive advantage. List of currently emerging technologies, which contains some of the most prominent ongoing developments, advances, and Materials Science and Nanotechnology Innovations are: Graphene, Fullerene, Conductive Polymers, Metamaterials, Nanomaterials: carbon nanotubes, Superalloy, Lithium-ion batteries, etc

  • Track 5-1Atomic molecular and laser physics
  • Track 5-2Materials Research and Technology
  • Track 5-3Materials Science companies and patents
  • Track 5-4Materials Science and applications
  • Track 5-5Materials tribology: Fundamentals, applications and solutions
  • Track 5-6Plasma physics

Advanced Ceramic and Composite Materials focus on engineered carbonaceous materials, Superior Graphite offers a range of high purity silicon carbide and boron carbide powders for sintered or hot-pressed parts, coatings, and additives. Known for their extreme hardness, low specific gravity, and elevated temperature performance, these materials are used for ballistic armor, abrasives, composites, brake linings, heating elements, nozzles and igniters. Additionally, Superior Graphite is active in emerging technologies and processes related to Non-Oxide Ceramic Powders.

  • Track 6-1Ceramics for agriculture and livestock
  • Track 6-2Porous Ceramics
  • Track 6-3Novel Developments and Applications
  • Track 6-4Ceramics Modeling
  • Track 6-5Ceramic coatings

Biomaterials are the fastest-growing emerging field of biodevices. The design and development of biomaterials play a significant role in the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of diseases. Recently, a variety of scaffolds/carriers have been evaluated for tissue regeneration, drug delivery, sensing and imaging.

  • Track 7-1Biomaterial designing and modification
  • Track 7-2Material – Tissue interaction
  • Track 7-3Smart biomaterials
  • Track 7-43D printing of organs and tissues
  • Track 7-5Novel approches in guided tissue regeneration
  • Track 7-6Biomedical devices
  • Track 7-7Biopolymers and bioplastics packaging
  • Track 7-8Biohybrids and biomaterials

The scope of Advanced Optical Materials is dedicated to breakthrough discoveries and fundamental research in photonics, plasmonics, metamaterials, and more. The following is a non-exhaustive list of the topics covered in Advanced Optical Materials.

  • Track 8-1Photonic crystals
  • Track 8-2Nonlinear optics
  • Track 8-3Optical nanostructures
  • Track 8-4Optoelectronics
  • Track 8-5Holography
  • Track 8-6Opto-acoustic materials
  • Track 8-7Optical waveguides

Carbon nanotubes or graphene-based nanomaterials functionalized by different strategies have attracted great attention for energy storage due to their large specific surface area, high conductivity, and good mechanical properties. Graphene-based materials exhibit remarkable electronic, optical, and mechanical properties, which has resulted in both high scientific interest and huge potential for a variety of applications. Furthermore, the family of graphene-based materials is growing because of developments in preparation methods. Raman spectroscopy is a versatile tool to identify and characterize the chemical and physical properties of these materials, both at the laboratory and mass-production scale.

  • Track 9-1Nanocarbon Materials In Energy

Polymers are large molecules, or macromolecule, composed of many repeated subunits. Due to their broad range of properties, both synthetic and natural polymers play essential and ubiquitous roles in everyday life. Polymers range from familiar synthetic plastics such as polystyrene to natural biopolymers such as DNA and proteins that are fundamental to biological structure and function. Polymers, both natural and synthetic, are created via polymerization of many small molecules, known as monomers. Consequently large molecular mass, relative to small molecule compounds, produces unique physical properties including toughness, viscoelasticity, and a tendency to form glasses and semicrystalline structures rather than crystals. The terms polymer and resin are often synonymous with plastic.

  • Track 10-1Process modelling and simulation
  • Track 10-2Neat polymeric materials
  • Track 10-3Hybrid polymer-based materials
  • Track 10-4Extrusion and extrusion processes
  • Track 10-5Polymer blends and alloys
  • Track 10-6Elastomers and thermoplastic elastomers
  • Track 10-7Polymeric catalysts
  • Track 10-8Rheology and rheometry
  • Track 10-9Polymer membranes for environments and energy

Textile composites and hybrids. Introducing nanoscale cues such as Nano topography or nanoparticles as therapeutic agents provide an exciting approach to modulate cell behaviour. In order to probe the cell-material interface.