The scope of the conference covers the fundamentals and technological aspects of various advanced materials and their industrial, biomedical, electronic, photonic, energy and environmental applications.
Topics to be discussed include, but are not limited to:
- Nanostructured materials (quantum dot, nanowire, nanoparticle, etc)
- Nanoporous materials
- Layered materials
- Optoelectronic and photochromic materials
- Soft materials (polymers)
- Magnetic materials
- Thermoelectric materials
- Organic nanomaterials
- Heterogeneous catalysts
- Theoretical and computational chemistry
- Energy storage and conversion (batteries, capacitors, etc)
- Environmental application (water treatment, photocatalysts, etc)
- Drug delivery and development
- Biomedical devices
- Nano devices
- Adsorption and separation
Selected papers from plenary, keynote, invited and emerging early career researchers will be published as special issues in:
- “Small” published by Wiley, impact factor of 9.598
- “Emergent Materials” published by Springer
- “Journal of Materials Chemistry A” published by Royal Society of Chemistry, impact factor of 9.931
- “Journal of Materials Chemistry B” published by Royal Society of Chemistry, impact factor of 4.776
- “Journal of Materials Chemistry C” published by Royal Society of Chemistry, impact factor of 5.976
"Materials Horizons" published by Royal Society of Chemistry, impact factor of 13.183 will also invite selective authors of papers presented at the ICEAN 2018 conference for publication.
Guest Editors of these special issues will be Prof. Ajayan Vinu, Prof. Seong-Ju Hwang and Dr. Inyoung Kim.
The University of Newcastle acknowledges the traditional custodians of the lands within our footprint areas: Awabakal, Darkinjung, Biripai, Worimi, Wonnarua, and Eora Nations. We also pay respect to the wisdom of our Elders past and present.