The Conference is intended to provide for the exposition and discussion of research on novel materials including their preparation, characterization, properties and applications. Topics presented will be as the follows: 
  • Symposium A: Novel biomass, biobased materials and composites, their preparation, properties and applications.  
  • Symposium B: Novel preparation methods for organic compounds, including catalytic ones, their properties and applications. 
  • Symposium C: Novel polymers such as conducting, semiconducting ones, supramolecular (supermolecular, dynamers), fibers, and their preparation, properties and applications.  
  • Symposium D: Novel energy systems including fuel cells, solar cells, lithium batteries and supercapacitors, and their key materials, performance and applications. 
  • Symposium E: Novel nanomaterials such as one-, two-, and three- dimensional (1D-, 2D- and 3D-) nanomaterials, their characterization and application.  
  • Symposium F: Novel ceramic materials such as super- conductors, electronic, diaelectronic, ferroelectric, piezoelectric, optoelectric and magnetic materials, their preparation and applications. 
  • Symposium G: Novel materials related to coal, carbon, fullerene, graphene and graphite, and their applications. 
  • Symposium H: Novel eco-friendly materials, environ- mental engineering and contamination control: their preparation, characterizations, properties and applications. 
  • Symposium I: Novel materials for fuel production, conversion or storage. 
  • Symposium J: Other novel materials including perfumes,agricultural chemicals, photosensitive materials,displaying materials, fine ceramics and alloys, their preparation, properties and applications.
  • Symposium K: Novel characterization methods and application in fundamental and applied researches on materials.