Materiais 2015

Materials 2015


Bearing in mind the more and more demanding applications, MATERIALS in different sizes, shapes and combinations need to be well understood at scientific and technological level. Hence, the biggest challenge for Academia and Industry is a global understanding of each other’s role and a clear communication among all actors. New materials will have to be discovered, whilst the existing ones have to be optimized for each new application as far as characterization, processing, design and modelling are concerned. This will have to be done from nano to macroscale, and to consider life cycle analysis and sustainability.

Materiais 2015 aims at examining relevant Materials’ areas with the purpose of promoting a better understanding of Materials’ behaviour and applications as related to more efficient and sustainable forms of energy production and storage; new biomedical uses; structural intelligent materials; efficient use of materials in buildings, transport, electronics, mechanics, materials and art, among others.

The Conference will be run under the auspices of the Sociedade Portuguesa de Materiais, which has active groups in all class of materials: metals, ceramics, polymers and composites.

There will be oral presentations and poster sessions.