Announcements

  • November
    2020
    Website ready

Important Dates

  • 14 November
    2020
    Registration opened
  • 17 November
    2020
    Programme announcement
  • 14 December
    2020
    Commencement of seminar
Advanced Materials Seminar 2020 will be the first event organised by the Technology Innovation Institute to gather experts and foster discussion on the latest research in the field of mechanical energy absorption technologies of materials and structures and related applications.

Keynote Speakers

Some of the world’s most accomplished and thought-provoking experts in Advanced Materials will present their latest research on vital sub-topics.

Alves, Marcilio

Associate professor at the University of Sau Paulo and editor and founder of the Latin American journal of solids and structures....

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Bodaghi, Mahdi

Dr. Mahdi Bodaghi (BSc, MSc, PhD, CEng, MIMechE) is Assistant Professor in the Department of Engineering, School of Science and Technology at Nottingham Trent University....

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Cantwell, Wesley James

Prof. Wesley Cantwell is the Director of the Aerospace Research and Innovation Center (ARIC), the Associate Dean for Research and a Professor in Aerospace Engineering at Khalifa University....

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Donadon, Mauricio Vicente

Prof. Mauricio Donadon is an Associate Professor, Head of the Aerospace Engineering Division and Director of the Laboratory of New Concepts in Aeronautics at Aeronautical Technological Institute-ITA in Brazil...

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Guan, Zhongwei

Prof. Zhongwei Guan was leading a Research Group on Lightweight Composite Materials and Structures in School of Engineering at the University of Liverpool....

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Langdon, Genevieve Sarah

Professor Genevieve Langdon CEng BEng PhD MASSAf MIMechE has over twenty years of experience researching the failure of structures and materials subjected to explosion loading, with particular interest in lightweight materials. ...

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Loukus, Josh

Dr. Loukus is the President of REL, Inc. Dr. Loukus provides ideation, inspiration and perspiration to the development of World Class Equipment....

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Lu, Guoxing

Guoxing Lu is Professor of Impact Engineering. He is Director of Impact Engineering Lab and also Director of Joint Research Centre (China)...

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S. Deshpande FRS, Vikram

Prof. Vikram Deshpande joined the faculty of Engineering at the University of Cambridge as a lecturer in October 2001 and was promoted to a professorship in Materials Engineering in 2010....

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Shanmugam, Kumar

Prof. Kumar Shanmugam obtained a Ph.D. in Solid Mechanics and Materials Engineering from University of Oxford in the Department of Engineering Science....

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Zhang, Xianfeng

Dr. Xianfeng Zhang is full Professor at School of Mechanical Engineering, Nanjing University of Science and Technology. He received his PhD in Nanjing University of Science and Technology, China in 2005....

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Zhou, Jin

Prof. Jin Zhou is a Professor at the Xi'an Jiaotong University working on impact response of lightweight composite structure....

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About AMRC and TII

 Advanced Materials Research Centre (AMRC)
Advanced Materials Research Centre (AMRC)

Advanced Materials Research Centre (AMRC) – at Technology Innovation Institute (TII) – is dedicated to breakthrough developments in smart materials with practical use-cases. With a well-funded team of internationally recognised scientists, the Centre is exploring innovations in the use of metals and composites including, meta, nano, smart, self-healing, energy absorbing and additive manufacturing materials.

Technology Innovation Institute (TII)
Technology Innovation Institute (TII)

Technology Innovation Institute (TII), the dedicated ‘applied research’ pillar of Advanced Technology Research Council (ATRC), is a pioneering global research and development centre that focuses on applied research and new-age technology capabilities. The Institute has seven initial dedicated research centres in quantum, autonomous robotics, cryptography, advanced materials, digital security, directed energy and secure systems. By working with exceptional talent, universities, research institutions and industry partners from all over the world, the Institute connects an intellectual community and contributes to building an R&D ecosystem in Abu Dhabi and the UAE. The Institute reinforces Abu Dhabi and the UAE’s status as a global hub for innovation and contributes to the broader development of the knowledge-based economy.

Partners

Khalifa University of Science and Technology
Khalifa University of Science and Technology

Khalifa University of Science and Technology combines the Masdar Institute of Science and Technology (MI), the Khalifa University of Science, Technology and Research (KUSTAR) and the Petroleum Institute (PI) into one world-class, research-intensive institution, seamlessly integrating research and education to produce world leaders and critical thinkers in applied science and engineering.