Date of the CSM8-IMS5: May 28-30, 2012

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Location: UNESCO Palace, Beirut, Lebanon

In May 28-30, 2012, the CSM8 (the eighth edition) will be held in Beirut and conjointly organized with the 5th International Conference of the Institute of Materials Systems (IMS/5) of American University of Sharjah.

The choice of the different topics of CSM is governed by the capital importance of material sciences in our modern civilization, especially in the domain of the nanomaterials and nanotechnologies.

For the CSM8- IMS5 conference, many Topics will be developed and divided into four symposia:


Symposium I: Materials, Nanomaterials and New Materials

1. Industrial Innovations in Material Engineering and New Materials
2. Nanomaterials and Nanotechnology
3. Multi-Materials and Composite Materials
4. Inorganic Porous Organized Materials
5. Inverse Gas Chromatography for characterization of materials
6. Materials for Catalysis
7. Properties of Surfaces and Interfaces, and Adhesion of Materials
8. Textiles Materials
9. Polymer and Organic Materials
10. Asphaltic Materials.
11. High Performance Materials.

(Chairman: Prof. Adil Tamimi, AUS, Sharjeh)

Symposium II: Materials and Bio-Engineering, Colloids, Environment and Food technology

12. Biomedical Engineering and Bio-Materials
13. Membranes
14. Colloidal dispersions and industrial applications
15. Materials and Environmental Chemistry and Pollution of Earth
16. Treatment of Waters
17. Geology and Material Sciences
18. Valorization of Industrial and Agricultural Wastes
19. Materials and Food Technology Agromaterials
20. Quality Controls of Materials
21. Recycling Materials
22. Smart Materials

(Chairman: Director Frédéric Villieras, INPL-University of Nancy, France)

Symposium III: Materials and Renewable Energies, Mechanical, Electrical, Optical Properties

23. Materials, Solar Cells and Energy
24. Construction Materials and Civil Engineering
25. Optic, Electric and Magnetic Properties of Materials
26. Mechanical Properties of Materials, Durability and fatigue
27. Metallic Materials

28. Ceramics and applications

(Chairman: Prof. Boumédiène BENYOUCEF, University of Tlemcen, Algeria)

Symposium IV: Materials and Mathematical Modelling, Simulation, Computational Methods,

29. Mathematical Modelling in Materials
30. Numerical analysis and Simulation
31. Nondestructive Testing and Evaluation.
32. Theoretical aspects of materials.
33. Computational Methods.
34. Materials Education

(Chairman: Prof. Hussein Zbib, School of Mechanical Engineering, WSU, USA)

With the fidelity of our colleagues from the various countries, we continue to develop our CSM conference for the eighth time and more collaboration between universities and research laboratories of the different countries were established and more developed.


The Chairman of CSM Conference

Prof. Tayssir Hamieh, http://www.ul.edu.lb/francais/rechpubl.htm

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