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.

There are many chances for Smart Materials and structures in the manmade world. Smart Materials can provide the maintenance engineers a clear report on the performance history of the material and the location of defects as well. These materials can counteract to dangerous conditions such as excess vibrations and affect the self-repair. Smart materials will have any vast area of applications that help to achieve technological objectives. This results in smart materials and structures that will be helpful in solving engineering problems with hitherto unachievable efficiency and provide the opportunity for creating a new product.

  • Track 1-1Smart Materials in Aerospace
  • Track 1-2Smart Materials in Civil Engineering Applications
  • Track 1-3Structural Application of Smart Materials
  • Track 1-4Aerospace
  • Track 1-5Mass Transit
  • Track 1-6Marine
  • Track 1-7Automotive
  • Track 1-8Computers and other electronic devices
  • Track 1-9Medical equipment applications

Smart Polymers undergo large reversible changes either in their physical or chemical properties due to the small environmental variations.These Smart Polymers are temperature responsive polymers, the main classes of these temperature responsive polymers are Shape Memory Alloys, Liquid Crystalline Materials and responsive polymer solutions.These materials are sensitive to several factors such as humidity, pH, temperature intensity of light and many more.Due to the wavelength or magnetic field they are capable to respond in different ways like transparency, becoming conductive or changing shape which are usually shape memory polymers.Slight change in the environment is enough to induce a large change in the polymer’s properties.

  • Track 2-1Sensors
  • Track 2-2Actuators
  • Track 2-3Artificial Muscles
  • Track 2-4Hydrogels
  • Track 2-5Biodegradable Packaging
  • Track 2-6Drug Delivery
  • Track 2-7Biomedical Engineering

Shape Memory Alloys have mainly two phases Austenite and Martensite. Austenite phase is symmetric and Martensite site is less symmetric. shape memory alloys are unique class of metal alloys when heated above certain temperature can recover apparent permanent strains which are caused in it. They have high strength, good elasticity, fatigue resistance, wear resistance, easy fabrication and many more. SMA’s have the potential to be used effectively in seismic region.

Shape Memory polymers are the compound plastics polymers that have a special chemical structure. The glass transition temperature (Tg) plays a vital role in Shape Memory Polymers. Above the Tg these Shape Memory polymers become rubber elastic and flexible. These Materials can solve engineering problems with unachievable effectiveness.

  • Track 3-1Automobile
  • Track 3-2Biomedical Applications
  • Track 3-3Civil Engineering of Mega Structures
  • Track 3-4Aerospace Applications
  • Track 3-5Microstents
  • Track 3-6Microsurgery
  • Track 3-7Textile
  • Track 3-8Damping Elements
  • Track 3-9Structural Materials

These materials are capable to convert thermal energy into electric energy or provide refrigeration directly from electric energy. Thermoelectric generators are used in various ways. Industrial processes waste heat will be reused to electric energy. They are used as power source in satellite, space probes. They are used in small portable applications. These materials are environmentally friendly. There will be no moving parts so that maintenance is required less frequently. They are reliable source of energy and recycles wasted heat energy.

  • Track 4-1Refrigeration
  • Track 4-2Power generation
  • Track 4-3Solar Panels
  • Track 4-4Nanotechnology

Optical and Electronic materials include the study, design, and manufacturing of smart materials that can convert electrical signals to light signals and light signals to electrical signals. The devices which convert them is called optoelectronic devices. These materials are connected and related to light electricity. Optoelectronics escalates in the quantum mechanical effect of light. These optoelectronic technologies consist of remote sensing systems, laser system, fiber communications, and electric eyes medical diagnostic systems.

  • Track 5-1Optical modulators
  • Track 5-2Optical imaging devices
  • Track 5-3Spintronics
  • Track 5-4Ferroelectrics
  • Track 5-5Micro-opto-electro-mechanical systems (MOEMS)
  • Track 5-6Organic-inorganic interfaces
  • Track 5-7Nano-electro-mechanical systems (NEMS)
  • Track 5-8Micro-electro-mechanical systems (MEMS)

Smart Sensors are analog/digital transducers which are combined with a processing unit and a communication interface. It consists of a transducer element and signal conditioning electronics that support some intelligence in a single package. These smart sensors are integrated with electronics that can perform functions such as data conversion, Bidirectional communication, take decisions and perform logical operations.

  • Track 6-1Industrial
  • Track 6-2Automotive
  • Track 6-3Fingerprint Recognition
  • Track 6-4Pattern Recognition
  • Track 6-5Telecommunication
  • Track 6-6Smart Toys
  • Track 6-7Smart dust
  • Track 6-8Biomedical Applications
  • Track 6-9Mems and process Control
  • Track 6-10Defence Applications

Smart Nanomaterials are having their presence strongly felt in the areas like healthcare.Smart Nanomaterials in healthcare industry respond to injuries by delivering drugs and antibiotics.These new materials may incorporate nanosensors, nanocomputers and nanomachines into their structure.Smart materials in the nanotechnology hold the possibility for extremely complex solutions.

  • Track 7-1Smart textiles
  • Track 7-2Healthcare
  • Track 7-3Implants and prosthetics
  • Track 7-4Nano-Thin Film and Nanocoatings
  • Track 7-5Nanotechnology and Microtech

Bioinspired materials are synthetic materials whose function, properties and structure mimic those of natural materials.These bioinspired design concepts are rapidly integrated into many applications.They are used in wide range of materials and devices intended for medical, industrial, consumer, military and energy sectors. Light harvesting photonic materials that mimic photosynthesis,  camera lenses  inspired  by  compound  eyes of  insects  etc,.  is  one  of  the  examples  of  the  bioinspired  materials.

  • Track 8-1Tissue Engineering
  • Track 8-2Biomimetic mineralization
  • Track 8-3Extracellular matrix proteins
  • Track 8-4Biomimetic artificial muscles
  • Track 8-5Artificial enzyme
  • Track 8-6Biomimetic photonic structures

Smart Materials have a wide range of applications in the field of engineering. They are used in Marine, Aerospace, Computer and electronic devices, Buildings and Structures, Medical Equipment Applications and many more. Smart Materials are also used in many intelligent clothing technology, wearable technology which involve the use of e-textiles. It is used in the structures of civil Engineering and Architecture which disclose and uncovers the ancient and spectacular architectures by human or modify the earths geography. The recent research in different areas such as civil engineering, structural engineering and archaeological technology is going on with different principles of environmental, geotechnical, structural and construction engineering.

  • Track 9-1wireless networks (WNs)
  • Track 9-2Object recognition
  • Track 9-3Programmable controllers
  • Track 9-4Smart Antenna Systems
  • Track 9-5Medical control systems
  • Track 9-6Intelligent Traffic Surveillance System
  • Track 9-7Cyber security & Smart Grids
  • Track 9-8Remote-control system
  • Track 9-9Traffic-control systems
  • Track 9-10Smart Antenna Systems

These smart textile materials are functional textile materials that can sense and react to environmental conditions. They have applications in various fields such as medical science and engineering, automotive and aeronautics, personal protective equipment, sports, interior designs etc. They play a very major role in science and technology because of their commercial viability. All these innovations on smart textiles play a major role in textile industry in its transformation into a competitive knowledge driven industry. Moreover, combining smart wearables with internet of things has a profound impact on research, development and applications of wearable technology with increased challenges and opportunities.

  • Track 10-1Textile design and technology
  • Track 10-2Fiber materials
  • Track 10-3Fibrous structures
  • Track 10-4Stimuli responsive fibres
  • Track 10-5Textile sensors
  • Track 10-6e-textiles
  • Track 10-7Nanotextiles
  • Track 10-8Medical Textiles

Nanomaterials are engineered materials of miniature size wherein at least one dimension of the material is less than or equivalent to 100nm. Most nanoparticles are too small to be seen in a naked eye. They are made to have extremely small dimensions to take advantage of unique physical and chemical properties that exist at the Nano scale. It plays a very important role in determining the efficacy of mechanical reinforcement. These materials are used for a wide range of applications.

  • Track 11-1Biomedical applications
  • Track 11-2Drug delivery
  • Track 11-3Medicine
  • Track 11-4Dentistry
  • Track 11-5Military
  • Track 11-6Bio sensing
  • Track 11-7Defence
  • Track 11-8Spaceflight

Nanotechnology includes the understanding, manipulation and control of matter. Nanotechnology expands its creation both in devices and materials with an extensive range of applications such as electronics, medicine, production and energy. Nanotechnology products and application database provide an overview of how nanomaterials are used in industrial and commercial applications. It mainly concentrates on the study of extremely small things which are used in various fields such as chemistry, biology, physics, engineering and material science.

  • Track 12-1Textiles and fabrics
  • Track 12-2Medicine
  • Track 12-3Space
  • Track 12-4Chemical sensor
  • Track 12-5Electronics
  • Track 12-6Cleaner water
  • Track 12-7Art
  • Track 12-8Dentistry

It refers to the use of nanotechnology to improve the environmental sustainability of processes that are producing negative externalities. For the support of sustainability, they are making green Nano-products and using Nano-products. The main aim of this technique is to minimize harmful environmental hazards and human health risks associated with the manufacture of nanotechnology products, and also to encourage replacement of existing products with newer Nano-products that should be eco-friendly to the people. These nanomaterials or nanoproducts can serve a wide variety of applicatons.

  • Track 13-1Helps to Save fuel
  • Track 13-2Desalinate water
  • Track 13-3Preserve food
  • Track 13-4Treat wastewater
  • Track 13-5Conserve fossil fuels

Nanomedicine is the application of nanoscience and its technology in the medical field. It ranges from the applications of nanomaterials to biosensors,also for further future applications of molecular nanotechnology such as biological machines. Most of the biological structures are similar to the size of the nanomaterial. So the functionalities of those structures can be easily replaced by means of adding the specific functionality to nanoparticles.

  • Track 14-1Disease diagnosis
  • Track 14-2Target specific drug delivery
  • Track 14-3Molecular imaging
  • Track 14-4Therapy techniques
  • Track 14-5Cell repair

For the repair or reshape of the damaged tissue, nanotechnology can be used as part of tissue engineering by the usage of suitable nanomaterial-based scaffolds and growth factors. If it is successful then tissue engineering may replace conventional treatments like organ transplants. For bone tissue engineering applications, nanoparticles such as graphene, carbon nanotubes, carbon nanocones and tungsten disulfide are being used as reinforcing agents to create mechanically strong biodegradable polymeric nanocomposites.

  • Track 15-1Stem cell therapy
  • Track 15-2Creation of invitro human models
  • Track 15-3Valve replacement
  • Track 15-4Artificial skin
  • Track 15-5Saves life
  • Track 15-6Dorsal augmentation in rhinoplasty
  • Track 15-7Maxillary sinus augmentation

Nanoremediation plays an important role in treating the surface water, groundwater and also for the detection of trace contaminants. Nanomaterials used for this purpose are carbon nanotubes and TiO2. Sometimes these nanoparticles are used as a reactive agent or as sorbents. Nanoremediation has also been used for soil and sediment clean-up. Mycoremediation is another technique that is entirely fungus-based remediation which follows the same principle as that of nanoremediation.

  • Track 16-1Nanofiltration
  • Track 16-2Waste water treatment
  • Track 16-3Cleaning up oil spills
  • Track 16-4Water disinfectant
  • Track 16-5Photo catalyst

A nanolaser is a novel kind of laser that has its dimensions at the nanoscale range. These tiny lasers can be quickly modulated and this thing makes them ideal for on-chip optical computing. The laser’s intense optical field also enhance the effect in non-linear optics or surface-enhanced-Raman-scattering and therefore paves the way toward integrated nanophotonic circuitry.

  • Track 17-1Biological probes
  • Track 17-2Nanowire lasers
  • Track 17-3Nanopillar lasers
  • Track 17-4Plasmonic nanolaser

Light behavioural studies on the nanometer scale and the interaction of those nanometer-scale objects with light is the Nano-optics or Nanophotonics. The goal of Nanophotonics is the use of metamaterials to produce accurate images by the use of superlens. It is a branch of optical engineering, electrical engineering and nanotechnology. This concept further contributes to a general category of nanotechnology that is revolutionizing to some of the miniaturized projects and that is treated by Research and Development departments.

  • Track 18-1DNA assisted assembly
  • Track 18-2Optical interconnectors
  • Track 18-3WDM-passive optical networks
  • Track 18-4Bio-sensors
  • Track 18-5Photonic crystals
  • Track 18-6Vertical Cavity Surface Emitting Lasers (VCSEL)

Nanorobotics is the novel technology of manufacturing machines or robots at a scale of a nanometre (10-9 metres). A nanorobot is a biological or synthetic device which is designed in such a way that it should perform a preprogrammed task. They have the ability to change their state with respect to the external stimuli and can move through the Brownian motion of other molecules that are present around them. In future, these Nanobots will be used for the wide variety of  purposes.

  • Track 19-1Artificial platelets
  • Track 19-2Biohazard defense
  • Track 19-3Cancer treatment
  • Track 19-4Artificial Red Blood Cells
  • Track 19-5 DNA probes
  • Track 19-6 Cell imaging materials
  • Track 19-7Cell-specific delivery vehicles
  • Track 19-8Vaccine improvement
  • Track 19-9Kill cancer cells
  • Track 19-10Drug delivery