The purpose of this conference on Materials Science and Smart Materials is to provide a forum for both researchers and practitioners around the world to present papers on recent developments in the fields of  Materials Characterisation, Design, Development Manufacturing and Application.

The conference will provide a forum for presenting research papers by internationally recognised experts and young scientists working in the field of Materials Science and Smart Materials.

The organising committee of the conference invites papers from researchers and practitioners from academic as well as industry within the scope of the conference subjects.


The conference particularly welcome papers related to industrial based projects. Papers dealing with one or more of the following:

Metallic Materials
Ceramics / Glassy Materials
Composite Materials
Polymeric Materials
Electronic Materials
Fundamental Materials Science
Materials Applications, Performance and Life Cycle
Materials Property and Characterization
Sensors and structural identification
Active polymers, materials and actuators
Vibration and shape control
Smart Biomaterials and Bioinspired Smart Materials and Systems
Energy Storage Materials and Energy Harvesting
Quantum Materials and Metamaterials
3D Printing and Smart Coatings and Surfaces
Piezoelectrics and Piezomagnetics
Magnetic Materials and Smart Materials for Specific Applications
MEMS and structural control and Active materials in MEMS applications
Compliant materials and mechanisms
Multifunctional composite design, modelling and optimization
Compliant materials and mechanisms
Materials for energy storage and Fuel Cells
Adaptive crashworthiness


Accepted papers will be published at:

Sessions, Workshops and Symposiums

MSSM2021 welcome you to suggest or organise Sessions, Workshops and Symposiums.

Submission of Abstracts

Interested contributors are requested to submit  abstract(s) of up to 200 words to the  email below.

MSSM2021 Organising Committee

  • Prof Hussam Jouhara (Co-Chair)
  • Prof Abdul Ghani Olabi  (Co-Chair)
  • Prof Kai Cheng
  • Prof Mohamad Ramadan Prof Michele Dassisti

International Advisory Committee:

  • Prof Abdul Ghani Olabi (UAE)
  • Prof Paul D. Topham (UK)
  • Prof Kai Cheng
  • Dr Richard A. Martin (UK)
  • Dr Yuqing Zhang (UK)
  • Dr Laura Leslie (UK)
  • Dr Zhentao Wu (UK)
  • Prof Des Gibson (UK)
  • Prof Jifeng Liu (USA)
  • Prof Paulo Davim (Portugal)
  • Prof Michele Dasissti (Italy)
  • Prof Hussam Jouhara (UK)
  • Dr Sumsun Naher (UK)
  • Prof Jurij Krope (Slovenia)
  • Prof Socrates Kaplanis (Greece)
  • Prof Susmita Bose (USA)
  • Prof Amit Bandyopadhyay (USA)
  • Prof Tofail Syed (Ireland)
  • Prof Saiful Amri Mazlan (Malaysia)
  • Dr Michal Mazur (Poland)
  • Prof Eric Dimla (Australia)
  • Prof Izwan Ismail (Malaysia)
  • Prof Richard Yongqing Fu (UK)
  • Prof Xiuhua Fu (China)
  • Prof Stefano Cordiner (Italy)
  • Prof Osama Basmage (Ireland)
  • Dr Alojz Buhvald (Slovenia)
  • Prof S. Orhan Akansu (Turkey)
  • Prof David Kennedy (Ireland)
  • Prof Darko Goričanec (Slovenia)
  • Prof Zhiyuan Liu (China)
  • Prof Fouad Al-Mansour (Slovenia)
  • Prof Francesco Di Maria (Italy)
  • Prof Luigi Alloca (Italy)
  • Prof Faek Diko (Germany)
  • Prof M.A. Sayegh (Poland)
  • Dr Peter Trop (Slovenia)
  • Prof Abderrahmane Hamidat (Algeria)
  • Dr Danijela Urbancl (Slovenia)
  • Dr Khaled Benyounis (Ireland)
  • Dr Rafat Al Afif (Austria)
  • Prof A.M.Hamoda (Qatar)
  • Prof Mohamad Ramadan (Lebanon)
  • Dr Cristina Rodriguez (UK)
  • Dr A. Alaswad (UK)
  • Dr A Baroutaji (UK)
  • Dr A Al Makky (UK)
  • Dr Tabbi Wilberforce (UK)
  • Dr Mohammad Ali Abdelkareem (UAE)
  • Dr Abdul Hai Al-Alami (UAE)


Sponsored prizes,  will be awarded for the best papers presented  by graduate students. Judges will decide on the awards based on the quality of both the written paper, and the presentation.

The venue

The conference will be held at Brunel University London, Brunel University London is a single campus in Uxbridge, west London. The campus is well connected to the rest of the UK, just a short drive from the M25, M4 and M40 motorways, for more information please visit:

Important Dates:

Receipt of abstracts: 30/06/2021
Notification of abstract acceptance: 10/07/2021
Receipt full paper: 31/07/2021
Conference: 04-06/08/2021

Registration Fees

Before 30/06/2021

Author / Delegate£400
Student £350
Author / Delegate Online£300
Online for Student£250

After 30/06/2021

Author / Delegate£450
Author / Delegate Online£350
Online for Student£300

Registration fees cover participation in all sessions of the conference, a copy of the proceedings, lunches, refreshments and conference dinner. Author could submit only 1 paper (author allowed to submit additional paper for extra charge of £150).

All Correspondence:

MSSM-2021 Team;
Prof Hussam Jouhara
Prof Abdul Ghani Olabi

Web Address: