MATERIALS 2015:The 2015 International Conference on

Zakynthos Island, Greece, July 16-20, 2015

About the Conference

* The Proceedings of the Conference will be published in CD-ROM and Hard-Copy (as book) with all the accepted and registered papers of the conferences and will be sent for indexing to: ISI (Thomson Reuters), ELSEVIER, SCOPUS, Zentralblatt MATH, British Library, EBSCO, SWETS, EMBASE, CAS - American Chemical Society, EI Compendex, Engineering Village, DoPP, GEOBASE, Biobase, TIB|UB - German National Library of Science and Technology, American Mathematical Society (AMS), Inspec - The IET, Ulrich's International Periodicals Directory, Scholar Google.  Authors that prefer their publication in a Springer Verlag Volume can contact us:  

Extended Versions of all the Invited and Regular Papers will be published after the conference in 21 ISI Indexed Journals.

* Authors that prefer their extended version to appear in a Springer Verlag Volume can contact us after the conference at 

* Contact us by email:   Registration fees       Publication Ethics and Malpractice Statement     Deadlines
 (Previous Conference: MATERIALS 2014, Santorini Island, Greece, July 18-20, 2014)     Check our recent conferences in Santorini, Varna, and Interlaken

Join Mailing List: If you wish to be notified about our INASE conferences, research projects, publications and other important activities you can subscribe to INASE Newsletter. Enter your email address here:  

Paper Submission

Papers must be written in the correct format:  MS Word.doc  or LaTeX  or LaTeX2   and must be uploaded using the following form as .doc, or .pdf file. As in all the Previous Conferences, all the accepted and registered Papers will be indexed as peer-reviewed publications in ISI and SCOPUS and will be published in CD-ROM and Book (hard-copy). Extended Versions of all the Invited and Regular Papers will be published after the conference in 21 ISI Indexed Journals. Authors that prefer their extended version to appear in a Springer Verlag Volume can contact us after the conference at Only full papers will be promoted to reviewers for thorough peer review. For the review process only active scholars with many recent publications in ISI and/or SCOPUS will be used and the list with their names will be published in the Proceedings: Hard-Copy and CD-ROM as in all our previous conferences.  The deadline for paper submission expired. We do not accept papers any longer.


Organizing Committee

General Chairs (Editors of Proceedings)

  1. Prof. Manijeh Razeghi
    Walter P. Murphy Professor
    Director, Center for Quantum Devices
    Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
    Profile in Scholar.Google
  2. Prof. Jun Zhang, Deputy Director
    College of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering
    Inner Mongolia University, Hohhot 010021, P. R. China
  3. Prof. Samuel Lofland, Rowan University,
    Glassboro, New Jersey, USA

Senior Program Chair

  1. Prof. Ashutosh Tiwari
    Biosensors and Bioelectronics Centre
    IFM-Linköpings Universitet
    581 83 Linköping, Sweden
  2. Dr Sukhvinder Badwal, FTSE, FAIE
    Chief Research Scientist
    CSIRO Energy Technology
    Private Bag 33, Clayton South 3169
    Victoria, Australia

Program Chairs

  1. Prof. Paul H. Holloway
    Distinguished Professor Emeritus
    Ellis D. Verink Jr. Professor Emeritus
    Dept. of Materials Science and Engineering,
    Gale Lemerand Drive
    University of Florida Gainesville FL, USA
  2. Prof. Vesselin Dimitrov
    Department of Silicate Technology
    University of Chemical Technology and Metallurgy,
    8 Kl. Ohridski Blvd., Sofia 1756,
  3. Dr. Stefano Bellucci,
    Frascati National Laboratory (LNF)
    National Institute of Nuclear Physics (INFN)
    Via Enrico Fermi, 40 - 00044 Frascati (RM), Italy 

Tutorials Chair

  1. Prof. Takeshi Fukuda
    Saitama University
    Sakura-ku, Saitama 338-8570, Japan

Special Session Chair

  1. Prof. Seong Ihl Woo,
    Korea Advanced Institute of Science
    and Technology,

Workshops Chair

  1. Prof. David N. Seidman
    Walter P. Murphy Professor
    Northwestern University
    Evanston, IL 60208-3108, USA

Local Organizing Chair

  1. Assistant Prof. Georgi Tsenov
    Technical University of Sofia, Bulgaria

Publication Chair

  1. Prof. Jim P. Zheng
    Florida A&M University and
    Florida State University
    Mechatronics and Energy (AME) Center
    Center for Advanced Power Systems (CAPS)
    Florida State University, USA

Publicity Committee

  1. Prof. Victor Mosquera Tallon
    Universidade de Santiago de Compostela
    Santiago de Compostela, Galicia,
  2. Prof. Myriam Lazard
    Institut Superieur d' Ingenierie de la Conception
    Saint Die, France

International Liaisons

  1. Prof. Marie-Paule Pileni
    Distinguish Professor University P&M Curie,
    Member of Institut Universitaire de France
  2. Prof. Tadaaki Nagao
    Group Leader, National
    Institute for Materials Science
    Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan
  3. Prof. Vincenzo Niola
    Departement of Mechanical Engineering for Energetics
    University of Naples "Federico II"
    Naples, Italy
  4. Prof. Eduardo Mario Dias
    Electrical Energy and Automation
    Engineering Department
    Escola Politecnica da Universidade de Sao Paulo

Steering Committee

  • Prof. Aida Bulucea, University of Craiova, Romania
  • Prof. Zoran Bojkovic, Univ. of Belgrade, Serbia
  • Prof. Metin Demiralp, Istanbul Technical University, Turkey
  • Prof. Imre Rudas, Obuda University, Budapest, Hungary

Program Committee

  • Prof. Gang-Yu Liu, University of California, Davis Campus, CA, USA
  • Prof. Zhibing Zhang, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK
  • Prof. Jean-Francois Gohy, Université catholique de Louvain, Belgium
  • Prof. Waler Caseri, ETH, Zurich, Switzerland
  • Prof. Jacques Desbrieres, Universite De Pau Et Des Pays De L'Adour, France
  • Prof. Adrian Schumpe, Technical University of Braunschweig, Germany
  • Prof. Chris Bowen, University of Bath, Bath, UK
  • Prof. Jerzy Baldyga, Technical Univeristy Warszawska, Poland
  • Prof. Alirio Rodrigues, University of Porto, Portugal
  • Prof. Mostafa Barigou, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK
  • Prof. Jaime Wisniak, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer-Sheva, Israel
  • Prof. Sohail Murad, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA
  • Prof. Konstantinos E. Kakosimos, Texas A&M University at Qatar, Doha, Qatar
  • Prof. Raghunath V. Chaudhari, University of Kansas, USA
  • Prof. Xijun Hu, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Kowloon, Hong Kong
  • Prof. Deepak Kunzru, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India
  • Prof. Amit Bandyopadhyay, AAAS Fellow , ASM International Fellow , AIMBE Fellow and ACerS Fellow, Washington State University, Pullman, State of Washington, USA
  • Prof. Yong Ding, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, USA
  • Prof. Yulin Deng, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, USA
  • Prof. Paul H. Holloway, Distinguished Prof., University of Florida, Gainesville FL, USA
  • Prof. Saad Khan, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA
  • Prof. Manijeh Razeghi, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, USA
  • Prof. Igor Sevostianov, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, New Mexico, USA
  • Prof. Mohindar S. Seehra, West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia, USA
  • Prof. Tao Liu, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida, USA
  • Prof. Daniel Guay, Institut National de la Recherche Scientifique (INRS), Universite du Quebec,Quebec, Canada
  • Prof. Tian Tang, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
  • Prof. Roland Frankenberger, University of Marburg, Marburg, Germany
  • Prof. Mohamedally Kurmoo, Universite de Strasbourg, Strasbourg, France
  • Prof. C. C. Sorrell, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
  • Prof. Concepcion Lopez, Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
  • Prof. Alan Dalton, University of Surrey, Guildford, Surrey, UK
  • Prof. Kourosh Kalantar-Zadeh, RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia
  • Prof. Constantinos Tsitsilianis, University of Patras, Patras, Greece
  • Prof. Tetsu Yonezawa, Hokkaido University, Kita Ward, Sapporo, Hokkaido Prefecture, Japan
  • Prof. Daolun Chen, Ryerson University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Prof. Mohamed M. Chehimi, Universite Paris Diderot, Paris, France
  • Prof. Vincenzo Fiorentini, Universita degli studi di Cagliari, Cagliari, Italy
  • Prof. Tamas Ungar, Eotvos Lorand University (ELTE), Budapest, Hungary
  • Prof. Anthony W. Coleman, Universite Claude Bernard Lyon 1, Lyon, France
  • Prof. Albert Chin, IEEE Fellow, OSA Fellow, National Chiao Tung University, Hsinchu, Taiwan
  • Prof. Artur Cavaco-Paulo, Universidade do Minho, Braga, Portugal
  • Prof. Yoshihiro Tomita, Kobe University, Kobe, Japan
  • Prof. Jian Wang, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, NM, USA
  • Prof. Byung K. Kim, Pusan National University, Busan, South Korea
  • Prof. John T. Sheridan, University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin, Ireland
  • Prof. Chi-Wai Chow, National Chiao Tung University, Hsinchu, Taiwan
  • Prof. Christian M. Julien, Universite Paris-6, Paris, France
  • Prof. Chun-Hway Hsueh, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
  • Prof. Hyung-Ho Park, Yonsei University, Seodaemun-gu, Seoul, Korea
  • Prof. Victor M. Castano, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Mexioc City, Mexico
  • Prof. Peter Chang, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
  • Prof. Dean-Mo Liu, National Chiao Tung University, HsinChu, Taiwan
  • Prof. Rui Vilar, Instituto Superior Tecnico, Lisboa, Portugal
  • Prof. Hugh J. Byrne, Dublin Institute of Technology, Dublin, Ireland
  • Prof. Won-Chun Oh, Hanseo University, Seosan-si, Chungcheongnam-do, South Korea
  • Prof. Yuanhua Lin, Tsinghua University, Haidian, Beijing, China
  • Prof. S.C. Tjong, City University of Hong Kong, Sham Shui Po District,New Kowloon, Hong Kong
  • Prof. Huan-Tsung Chang, National Taiwan University, Taipei City, Taiwan
  • Prof. Yoshitake Masuda, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), Tokyo, Japan
  • Prof. Jing Zhang, Donghua University, Shanghai, China
  • Prof. Veronica Cortes de Zea Bermudez, Universidade de Tras-os-Montes e Alto Douro, Vila Real, Portugal
  • Prof. Jun Zhang, Inner Mongolia University, Hohhot, Inner Mongolia, China
  • Prof. Israel Felner, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel
  • Prof. Sukhvinder Badwal, CSIRO Energy Technology, Australia
  • Prof. Te-Hua Fang, National Kaohsiung University of Applied Sciences (KUAS), Kaohsiung, Taiwan
  • Prof. Belkheir Hammouti, Mohammed Premier University, Oujda, Morocco
  • Prof. Mohd Sapuan Salit, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Selangor, Malaysia
  • Prof. Kwansoo Chung, Seoul National University, Seoul, South Korea
  • Prof. Zhongfang Chen, University of Puerto Rico, San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • Prof. Soon-Ku Hong, Chungnam National University, Daejeon, South Korea
  • Prof. Hannes Jonsson, University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland
  • Prof. Culea Eugen, Technical University of Cluj-Napoca, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
  • Prof. Vesselin Dimitrov, University of Chemical Technology and Metallurgy, Sofia, Bulgaria
  • Prof. Shadpour Mallakpour, Isfahan University of Technology, Isfahan, Iran
  • Dr. Stergios Pispas, National Hellenic Research Foundation (NHRF), Athens, Greece
  • Dr. Anna Lukowiak, Polish Academy of Science, Wroclaw, Poland
  • Dr. Dimitris Tsiourvas, NCSR "Demokritos", IAMPPNM, Dept. of Physical Chemistry, 15310 Aghia Paraskevi, Attiki, Greece.

Topics of Interest

Inorganic Materials, Metallic Materials, Organic Materials, Composite Materials, Macroscopic Properties of Materials, Failure Analysis, Strength of Materials, Condensed Matter Physics, Materials Physics, Refractory Materials, Functionally Graded Materials, Materials in Industry, Biomaterials, Bioplastics, Carbon, Ceramics, Ceramography, Composite materials, Alloys, Glass and Glass science, Metals, Nanomaterials, Polymers, Polymer engineering, Refractory, Electronic and magnetic materials, Semiconductors, Thin Films, Functionally Graded Materials, Crystallography, Forensic engineering, Forensic materials engineering, Materials characterization, Raman spectroscopy, energy-dispersive spectroscopy (EDS), chromatography, thermal analysis, electron microscope analysis, Metallography, Mineralogy, Metallurgy (extraction, microstructure and processing), Microtechnology, Microelectromechanical systems (MEMS), Molecular design software Molecular modelling, Nanomaterials, Nanotechnology, molecularly engineered materials, Rheology, granular materials, Surface science/catalysis, interactions and structures between solid-gas solid-liquid or solid-solid interfaces, Textile reinforced materials, Transparent materials, Tribology, Others...

Location and Venue



About:     Zakynthos, Greece     Map of  Zakynthos, Greece     Photos from Zakynthos, Greece     Conference Venue     How to get to Zakynthos, Greece    Zakynthos, Greece Travel Guide

Conference Publications

Accepted Papers are going to be published in

(a) Book, Hard-Copy Proceedings (will be sent for indexing to: ISI, SCOPUS, EI Compendex, AMS, ACS, CiteSeerX, Zentralblatt, British Library, EBSCO, SWETS, EMBASE, CAS, Scholar Google etc)

(b) CD-ROM Proceedings (will be sent for indexing to: ISI, SCOPUS, EI Compendex, AMS, ACS, CiteSeerX, Zentralblatt, British Library, EBSCO, SWETS, EMBASE, CAS, Scholar Google etc)

(c) Extended Versions of all the Invited and Regular Papers will be published after the conference in 21 ISI Indexed Journals.
* Authors that prefer their extended version to appear in a Springer Verlag Volume can contact us at

(d) E-Library with free access for all (no username, no password).