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International Symposium on Advanced Materials and Nanotechnology (i-SAMN2018)

PUTRAJAYA, August 15 – The Institute of Advanced Technology (ITMA) successfully held the International Symposium on Advanced Materials and Nanotechnology (i-SAMN 2018); a platform for researchers to exchange views, finding and experiences on the current issues in the field of Advanced Materials and Nanotechnology. This two-day symposium was jointly organized with the Department of Chemical and Environmental Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, UPM and Malaysia Nanotechnology Association (MNA).

This symposium was officiated by Prof. Dato' Dr.-Ing. Ir. Renuganth Varatharajoo, Deputy Vice Chancellor (Industry and Community Relations) and took place at the Everly Putrajaya. With the theme “Gearing towards Renewable Energy and Environmental protection by Emerging Nanotechnologies”, i-SAMN2018 has managed to gather over 60 participants together with local and international experts to share knowledge and results of their latest research. The presented papers will be peer-reviewed for publication of “SAMN2018 Special Issue” in the International Journal of Nanotechnology Inderscience Publishers.

Keynotes speeches of the symposium were presented by Prof. Endo Morinobu (Shinshu University, Japan) and Prof. Dr. Noorhana Yahya (Universiti Teknologi Petronas). Meanwhile the plenary sessions were presented by Prof. Shaobin Wang (Curtin University, Australia), Prof. Yousheng Tao (Haixi Institutes, Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), China), Prof. Abdul Rahman Mohamed (USM) and Prof. Ishak Ahmad (UKM).

The i-SAMN2018 Chairman, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Suraya Abdul Rashid expressed hope that the participants had a beneficial meeting and established their networking with one another for future collaboration towards finding solutions whilst designing effective strategies for research development in the field of Advanced Materials and Nanotechnology.  She also hoped that the current collaboration and support from all parties will continue in future events.

Date of Input: 19/10/2018 | Updated: 19/10/2018 | zuhairi_zainal

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