Track Categories

The track category is the heading under which your abstract will be reviewed and later published in the conference printed matters if accepted. During the submission process, you will be asked to select one track category for your abstract.

Smart Materials also called as intelligent materials which have capability to respond to the external stimuli or change in any physical parameter and it shows response according to the change and comes back to original state once stimuli are removed from it. The Smart Materials are classified based on the type of stimuli and response to it. There will be change in property of the material due to the change in its environment. Smart Materials are hybrid materials constituting of at least two materials for the desired resulting materials with required properties.

  • Track 1-1Photovoltaic Cells
  • Track 1-2pH Sensitive Materials
  • Track 1-3Halochromic Materials
  • Track 1-4Dielectric Elastomers
  • Track 1-5Integrated system design and implementation
  • Track 1-6Piezoelectric and Ferroelectric Materials
  • Track 1-7Shape-memory alloys
  • Track 1-8Electroluminescent Materials
  • Track 1-9Polymer-based Smart Materials

A smart structure is a versatile system and combination of sensing, controlling and actuation steps which is like an elemental analogue of human body. Each smart materials acts as unit cells for smart structures in which each cell performs both sensing and actuation functions. It has capability to check for more than one optimum condition and exhibit its function. Smart Structures resist natural calamities and satisfies all the technological demands

 

  • Track 2-1Structural Engineering and Ceramics
  • Track 2-2Green Buildings
  • Track 2-3Metals,Alloys and Composites
  • Track 2-4Smart Design and Construction of Special Structures
  • Track 2-5Data Acquisition and Transmission
  • Track 2-6Command and Control units
  • Track 2-7Action Devices
  • Track 2-8Architectural Smart Materials
  • Track 2-9Embedded Data Collectors (EDC) - Wireless Pile Monitors
  • Track 2-10Vibration Control of Structure- Piezoceramics

Smart materials have vast applications in the field of engineering such as Aerospace, Defense, Structure and buildings, Marine, Automotive, and Computers and other electronic devices, Civil engineering, Medical equipment applications, and Rotating machinery applications. Innovations in health and beauty side helps in drug-delivery systems, medical clothing, to fabric with moisturizer and anti-aging properties. Many intelligent clothing, wearable technology, and wearable computing projects involve the use of e-textiles. Intelligent Structures of Architecture and Civil Engineering are been a field to reveal and uncover the ancient and magnificent architecture by human on redesigning the earth's geography. The recent research in the area of archeological technology, Structural engineering, and Civil Engineering is going on with various principles of geotechnical, structural, environmental, transportation and construction engineering.

 

  • Track 3-1Advanced innovations in civil engineering
  • Track 3-2Signal Processing
  • Track 3-3Defence
  • Track 3-4Data Fusion
  • Track 3-5Aerospace Engineering
  • Track 3-6Electrical and Electronics
  • Track 3-7Film Technology and Coatings
  • Track 3-8Spintronics
  • Track 3-9Smart Paints

Materials science is a hybridizing discipline which is mainly of design and discovery of new materials. It is the first academic discipline emerged by chemistry of fusion rather fission. The new academic discipline emerged by fusion of metallurgy, ceramics, solid-state physics and chemistry is the field which deals with identification, study and design of materials. Several properties namely bonding nature, shape, form and several other characteristics of a material is discovered so that the materials can be used to their maximum benefit in respective areas. The discipline is important both from a research perspective, as well as from an industrial one.

 

  • Track 4-1Surface Engineering
  • Track 4-2MetaMaterial Technologies
  • Track 4-3Femto Technology
  • Track 4-4Ceramics and Polymers
  • Track 4-5Supramolecular Chemistry
  • Track 4-6Artificial Self-Cleaning Surfaces
  • Track 4-7Graphene
  • Track 4-8Designing and Processing of Materials
  • Track 4-9Electronic and Photonic Materials

Architectural technology which is one of the major sectors of civil engineering, which includes advanced innovations in structural engineering, which is very much concerned about the structures or building. In the construction industry, developmental projects usually require the knowledge and understanding of civil engineering and architecture. These are important disciplines that deal with the process of creating structures, such as buildings, airports, churches, houses etc. Both Civil Engineering and Architecture are involved in planning and designing structures. However, architecture focuses more on the spatial functionality and aesthetics of the developmental work and is more concerned with the artistry, look, feel and functionality of the design, while Civil Engineering concentrates on the structural elements of the design, making certain that the structure can endure normal and extreme conditions. Some of the major applications of smart structures include sea defense systems against raising sea levels, under water - on water constructions, floating and green cities architecture

 

  • Track 5-1Architectural Technology of Structural Engineering
  • Track 5-2Geotechnical and Environment Field
  • Track 5-3Transportation & Construction Engineering Concepts
  • Track 5-4Under water - on water constructions
  • Track 5-5Floating and green cities architecture
  • Track 5-6Vibration Control of Structure- Piezoceramics
  • Track 5-7Smart bricks and Fluids
  • Track 5-8Super Elasticity Materials
  • Track 5-9High Tensile Steel
  • Track 5-10Materials properties
  • Track 5-11Structural Engineering and Concrete Technology
  • Track 5-12Structural Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering

Materials with any external dimension in the Nano scale or having internal structure or surface structure in the Nano scale. It has high surface to volume ratio hence very reactive. Bottom Up and Top down are the two methods for the preparation of nanomaterial.Nano Materials are designed for the benefits in various fields of applied Sciences and Engineering. These materials are Nano in size but have a big impact in the field of material science and engineering. Nano materials are smart materials with definite order of structures. Nanotech research involves practical applications in smart sensors and smart delivery systems and used as  Magnetic Nano devices, Nano-Biosensors, Nano switches and Optical biosensors. Few famous nanoparticles used in industries are monometallic, bimetallic, iron oxide, titanium dioxide and zinc oxide. Nanoparticles in sunscreen, cosmetics, some of the food products, used as chemical catalyst, very good adsorbents, Carbon Nanotubes for stain-resistive textiles, and cerium oxide as a fuel catalyst.

 

  • Track 6-1Carbon, graphite and graphene
  • Track 6-2Nano tubes, Nano rods and Nano wires
  • Track 6-3Nano fibers, Nano films and Nano composites
  • Track 6-4Nano powder and Nano particles
  • Track 6-5Smart Nano devices
  • Track 6-6Green Nanomaterial and Its Application
  • Track 6-7Catalysis

Biomaterials are materials which are used mainly in medical in order to repair or replace the damaged tissue. They have great impact on cell growth and proliferation of tissues. In the emergence of these biocompatible biomaterials as implants, augments that has remolded medical treatment, allowing the development in the fields of tissue engineering and medical bionic devices. Biosensors are the analytical devices which can convert biological responses into electrical signals. Biomaterials have many applications in medical filed such as cancer treatments, artificial ligaments and collagen tissue, joint replacements, bone plates, and applications in contact lenses, and also having some non-medical applications such as to, blood proteins assays, growing cells in culture etc.

 

  • Track 7-1Bio-Mineralization
  • Track 7-2Biopolymers and Electro Active polymers
  • Track 7-3Smart materials for body implants and prosthesis
  • Track 7-4Bio-inspired and biomimetic smart materials and systems
  • Track 7-5Smart materials for drug delivery systems
  • Track 7-6Smart materials for medical imaging
  • Track 7-7Tissue repair and regeneration
  • Track 7-8Biomaterials and Regenerative Medicine
  • Track 7-9Smart biosensors and devices

The process of integration of Engineering, Material Science and Biology will lead to production of Smart Bioactive Materials, the field is known as Bionics. The progress of developing these materials and finding ways of processing them and integrating them into existing systems is the current challenge to the research institutes and industry.

 

  • Track 8-1Implant Development
  • Track 8-2E-Textiles and Fabrics
  • Track 8-3Bio Plastics
  • Track 8-4Computational and Curing Composites
  • Track 8-5Materials in Dentistry

Physics and chemistry are the basic natural sciences. Physics gives the broad idea about the matter and dynamic system. It tells about the motion and behavior of any objects through space and time. Chemistry basically tells about the compounds, composition, structure and physicochemical properties. The background of the physics and chemistry is the basic knowledge and are manifestation of every other branch

  • Track 9-1Condensed matter physics
  • Track 9-2Magnetism and superconductivity
  • Track 9-3Crystal structure of materials and crystal growth techniques
  • Track 9-4Solid state physics
  • Track 9-5Nano-scale and Particle physics
  • Track 9-6Dislocations and strengthening mechanisms
  • Track 9-7Analytical chemistry
  • Track 9-8Atomic structure and inter-atomic bonding
  • Track 9-9Corrosion and degradation of materials
  • Track 9-10Corrosion prevention
  • Track 9-11Green chemistry
  • Track 9-12Plastics Fabrication and Uses
  • Track 9-13Crystallography

Optical and Electronic Smart Materials are the materials that are connected and related with light and electricity. It includes the study, design and manufacturing of smart materials that convert electrical signals into light signals and light signals to electrical signals and the devices which converts is called as an optoelectronic device. Optoelectronics intensifies on the quantum mechanical effects of light on electronic materials, and also in the presence of electric fields, i.e. semiconductors. Optoelectronic technologies consist of laser systems, remote sensing systems, fiber optic communications, optical information systems, and electric eyes medical diagnostic systems.

 

  • Track 10-1Photonics materials and devices
  • Track 10-2NEMS, MEMS and liquid metal devices
  • Track 10-3Semiconductors and super conductors
  • Track 10-4Optical instruments
  • Track 10-5Quantum science and technology
  • Track 10-6Computational optics and photonics
  • Track 10-7Display technologies
  • Track 10-8Lasers and optical fibers

Structural Monitoring is a system with which a non-intrusive, active damage evaluation mechanism is attached to each structural component to continuously monitor the integrity of the structure or damages. Surface properties include surface tension, surface characterization, charge - charge interaction, etc. Physical properties are like size, shape, surface, compartmentalization, etc. and Mechanical properties include elastic modulus, hardness, fatigue, fracture toughness, etc. gives broad idea about the materials to manufacture desired smart materials. The electrical and magnetic phenomena alter the properties of materials must be studied for better prospective in manufacturing. Rheology is the branch of physics which deals with the deformation and flow of matter, especially for the non-Newtonian flow properties of smart fluids.

 

  • Track 11-1Mechanical properties of smart materials
  • Track 11-2Thermal properties of smart materials
  • Track 11-3Optical properties of smart materials
  • Track 11-4Electro magneto Rheological fluids
  • Track 11-5Magneto rheological fluids
  • Track 11-6Ferro fluids
  • Track 11-7Shock Absorbers
  • Track 11-8Advanced characterization techniques

Artificial Intelligence is applied when a machine imitates cognitive functions of human beings such as problem solving and learning. Machines and Intelligent systems are gradually taking over more routine day to day task. These machines and systems are mainly designed to do specific tasks in specific situations. There are fascinating examples ranging from chat-robots in healthcare, data-analytics, block chain technology in the energy sector, driverless cars in automotive industry and robot advisors in banking and finance.

 

  • Track 12-1Artificial Neural Networks
  • Track 12-2Cybernetics and brain simulation
  • Track 12-3Fuzzy logic and Intelligent Collaborative Systems
  • Track 12-4Smart Cities
  • Track 12-5Digitalization

A Sensor is a device that detects and responds to input from the physical environment. The various stimuli include light, stress, heat, motion, moisture and pressure. The output is a signal that is converted to human-readable and understandable outputs. An actuator is a component of a machine that is responsible for moving and controlling a mechanism or system. A transducer is a device that converts variations physical parameters into an electrical signal, or vice versa. These are key elements of smart controlling systems and structures.

 

  • Track 13-1Functional composites
  • Track 13-2Micro machinery
  • Track 13-3Ionic polymer–metal composites (IPMCs)
  • Track 13-4Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems (MEMS)
  • Track 13-5Optical Fibers
  • Track 13-63D Printed Soft Actuators
  • Track 13-7Biosensors
  • Track 13-8Mass and Tip based sensors
  • Track 13-9Chemical Sensor and Micro system
  • Track 13-10Piezoelectric actuator
  • Track 13-11Pneumatic actuator

A Smart Grid is a system which includes variety of operational and energy measures including renewable energy resources, smart meters, smart appliances and energy efficiency resources. Batteries such as Lithium batteries are used in various types of mobile devices, including communication equipment, computers, entertainment devices, power tools, toys, games, lighting and medical devices. Solar energy has being derived from natural sources that doesn’t harm the behavioral and environmental factors. The energy which is taken from the sun is converted into solar energy (thermal or electrical) for further use. Fuel production is also done from solar energy with the help of high temperature. In energy storage, energy is capture which is produced at one time and is store for future use.

 

  • Track 14-1Solar cell materials and devices
  • Track 14-2Photovoltaic Cells
  • Track 14-3Advanced batteries
  • Track 14-4Super capacitors
  • Track 14-5Fuel Cell Technology
  • Track 14-6Vibration energy harvesting
  • Track 14-7Smart Power grids
  • Track 14-8Energy Scavengers
  • Track 14-9Thin Film Batteries
  • Track 14-10Fuel cells

Emerging Materials incorporates wide range of natural and man-made materials that relates the structure, synthesis, properties, characterization, performance and material processing.

 

  • Track 15-1Graphene
  • Track 15-2Claytronic
  • Track 15-3Conductive Polymers
  • Track 15-4Meta Materials
  • Track 15-5Fullerene
  • Track 15-6Quantum Dots

Manufacturing is wide area of inputs, processes and products which includes production of large ships to hand drilling equipment and from micro circuits to automobiles. Manufacturing covers a very wide range of field right from robots to highly mechanized lines and also simple day to day use equipment with mechanical activities.Thus, manufacturing industries in recent year produces a dimension scale of more than fifteen orders of magnitudes. The design and manufacture of huge machinery from ships and space crafts on one side while Nano and Pico technology on the other side of the dimension scale, highlights the challenges ahead for engineers and technologists. Advancement in manufacturing technologies unfolds lot of opportunities for the scientific and academic companionship.

 

  • Track 16-1Product Design and Development
  • Track 16-2Integration of manufacturing elements
  • Track 16-3Advanced Casting process
  • Track 16-4Advanced Computer Aided Drawing
  • Track 16-5Advanced Mechanical Machining process
  • Track 16-6Intelligent Manufacturing Systems
  • Track 16-7Simulation & Modeling of Manufacturing Systems
  • Track 16-8Design for Manufacturing and Assembly
  • Track 16-9Advanced Production & Operation Management
  • Track 16-10Optimization Techniques and its application

Mathematical model is a description of a system using mathematical concepts. It helps to study a system and understands the effect of parameters on the system. Smart structure utilizes various materials which require characterization of their constitutive properties and development of models quantifies their interactions within underlying systems. Development of linear, nonlinear and hypothetical models constitutes amenable relation to control design and formulation of control law enhances the performance of smart structures.

 

  • Track 17-1Intelligent Biomimetic
  • Track 17-2Applied Mathematics
  • Track 17-3Mathematical modeling in nanotechnology
  • Track 17-4Modeling, simulation and control of smart materials
  • Track 17-5Dislocations and strengthening mechanisms
  • Track 17-6Phase diagrams
  • Track 17-7Multifunctional materials and structures
  • Track 17-8Crystal structure of materials and crystal growth techniques

Materials discovery is a key element of the innovation cycle of energy conversion, transmission, and storage technologies, as well as energy use. Development of next-generation energy technologies faces the challenge of finding and integrating new materials at a faster rate. Even with current state-of-the-art technologies, the innovation process for the translation of new materials from laboratory to market can take 10 to 20 years and is very expensive. Accelerating and improving this process through international collaborative Research and Development (R&D) could result in major breakthroughs for the energy sector.

 

 

Smart Materials have the ability to return to their original environment or physical state after the removal of stimuli. A good memory is not something which money can buy. Thus the memory of these will play a key role in a way that many types of products are designed and assembled in the future. There are many applications for the technology in the Automotive, Aerospace , Appliance, Medical and Electronics industries.

  • Track 19-1Current Research and Patents
  • Track 19-2Scope for Research and Patents
  • Track 19-3Futuristic Application

The support of Government with its initiatives, the initiative R&D investment in the industries and institutions and the adoption of smart material products among various end-user industries like Defense & AerospaceAutomotive, and Consumer electronics has driven the market of smart materials. There is a high demand for smart materials on account of potential growth in emerging economies as well as evolution in Internet of Things (IoTs).It is expected that the smart material market will attain up to billion dollars by 2022. The trend in the market and the factors impacting the market are studied.

 

  • Track 20-1Growing Population
  • Track 20-2Widening Applications
  • Track 20-3Government Initiatives and Incentive Programs
  • Track 20-4Substantial Investment in R&D
  • Track 20-5Market Segmentation