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A Stream on “Nanocomposites for Space Applications”

Added by atiner on 2017-10-11

Conference Dates:

Start Date Start Date: 2018-07-23
Last Date Last Day: 2018-07-26
Deadline for abstracts/proposals Deadline for abstracts/proposals: 2018-03-26

Conference Contact Info:

Contact Person Contact Person: Dr. Gregory T. Papanikos
Email Email:
Address Address: TBA, Athens, Greece

Conference Description:

The Physics Unit of ATINER, will hold a Stream on “Nanocomposites for Space Applications”as part of the 6th Annual International Conference on Physics, 23-26 July 2018, Athens, Greece sponsored by the Athens Journal of Sciences.

Due to the fast development of the space industry, nanocomposites for extraterrestrial applications became highly demanded. Nanocomposites for space applications include materials with high radiation withstanding and absorbing capabilities, corrosion in extra-terrestrial environment (Martian, Venusian, and satellites of the giant planets), thermal-isolation coatings with prolonged lifetime, drugs for treatment space-flight related disorders, caused, for example, by weightlessness, and a number of other materials. The multiplicity of the international research projects in the area of space exploration serves the evidence that scientific results in this area are highly demanded. The goal of this stream is to experience exchange of ideas and information on nanotechnology-related educational issues among universities and research labs, and to establish scientific and technical connections with European and all-over the world partners, improving the efficiency of the research and development in the area of nanocomposites, deepening the academic knowledge on the matter.

The problematic targeted by this stream covers, but is not limited to, applying plasma technologies for creating nanocomposites, different materials, including smart nanocomposite materials for space-related technologies, such as sensors, protecting screens, lubricants, fuel additives, radiation stable materials, biocomposites. Participants from academic universities, government scientific laboratories and industrial companies are welcome to this conference stream. You may participate as presenter of one paper, chair or/and organizer of a session, or observer.

Fee structure information is available on

Special arrangements will be made with a local hotel for a limited number of rooms at a special conference rate. In addition, a number of special events will be organized: A pragmatic symposium (as organized in Ancient Athens but fine tuned to synchronous ethics), a special one-day educational island tour, a Mycanae and island of Poros visit, an Athens educational walking tour, an one-day visit to Delphi and an ancient Corinth and Cape Sounion visit. Details of the social program are available here.

Please submit an abstract (email only) to:, using the abstract submission form by 26 March 2018 to: Dr. Kirill Levine, Associate Professor, Department of General & Technical Physics, St. Petersburg Mining University, Russia. Please include: Title of Paper, Full Name (s), Current Position, Institutional Affiliation, an email address and at least 3 keywords that best describe the subject of your submission. Decisions are reached within 4 weeks.

If your submission is accepted, you will receive information on registration deadlines and paper submission requirements. Should you wish to participate in the Conference without presenting a paper, for example, to chair a session, to evaluate papers which are to be included in the conference proceedings or books, to contribute to the editing of a book, or any other contribution, please send an email to Dr. Gregory T. Papanikos, President, ATINER & Honorary Professor, University of Stirling, UK (

The association was established in 1995 as an independent world association of Academics and Researchers. Its mission is to act as a forum where Academics and Researchers from all over the world can meet in Athens, in order to exchange ideas on their research, and to discuss future developments in their disciplines.

The organizing and hosting of International Conferences and Symposiums, the carrying out of Research, and the production of Publications are the basic activities of ATINER. Since 1995, ATINER has organized more than 400 International Conferences and other events, and has published close to 200 books. In 2012, the Association launched a series of conference paper publications (click here), and at the beginning of 2014, it introduced its own series of Journals (click here).

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