Australia’s largest interdisciplinary technical meeting on the latest advances in materials science, engineering and technology.

Our technical program will cover a range of themes identified by researchers and industry as issues of topical interest.

Symposia Chairs:

Additive, advanced & future manufacturing, processes and products Huijun Lu (University of Wollongong)
Advances in materials characterisation Hamish Fraser (University of Sydney)
Advances in steel & light metals technology, metal casting & thermomechanical processing    
Peter Hodgson (Deakin University)
Biomaterials & nanomaterials for medicine Cuie Wen (RMIT)
Ceramics, glass and refractories, including materials for nuclear waste forms & fuels
George Franks (University of Melbourne)
Corrosion & wear resistant materials for demanding environments
Nick Birbilis (ANU)
Materials for energy generation, conversion and storage Alexey Glushenkov (ANU)
Materials simulation & modelling Xiaodong Huang (Swinburne)
Metal casting & thermomechanical processing Mark Easton (RMIT University)
Nanostructured/nanoscale materials and interfaces Peter Kingshott (Swinburne)
Progress in cements, geopolymers and innovative building materials for civil infrastructures
Riadh Al-Mahaidi (Swinburne)
Photonics, sensors, optoelectronics & ferro electrics Saulius Juodkazis(Swinburne) 
Surfaces thin films & coatings Chris Berndt (Swinburne)
Translational research in polymers and composites  
Use of waste materials and environmental remediation/recycling and energy efficiency Akbar Rhamdhani (Swinburne)
Poster Session - ECR  
Forum -Materials education session  Judy Hart (UNSW)
Forum -Materials commercialisation