SYMPOSIUM I: Nanoscience
This Symposium is focused on theoretical and computational (modeling) aspects of Nano.
The symposium collects also contributions aiming to a better understanding of the structure and properties of nanomaterials.
  • Theoretical aspects in NANO. Quantum and surface effects in nanomaterials
  • Carbon based Nanomaterials
  • Nanoparticles & Nanofibres
  • Ultra-thin films and nanocoatings: structure and properties
  • Patterned, nanostructures, and nanoconfined materials
  • Nanocomposites
  • Interacting nanomaterials (magnetic nanomaterials, conducting nanomaterials, ferroelectric nanomaterials, piezoelectric materials, multiferroic materials, coupled nanomaterials)
  • Self-assembly at nanometer scale
  • Phase transitions in nanomaterials and nanostructures
  • Nanomaterials in extreme environments (nuclear plants, space environment)
  • Modeling and simulations of physical and chemical properties
  • Tribology and Lubrication Science

SYMPOSIUM II: Nanotechnologies
This Symposium is focused on the synthesis and processing of nanomaterials and related topics.
  • Atomic/Molecular techniques for atom/molecules growth and organization
  • Advanced technologies for the submicron patterning of materials
  • Nanomanufacturing and advanced Nanometrology
  • New techniques in the dispersion of nanometer-sized particles
  • Enhanced technologies to produce nanomaterials at laboratory and industrial scales

SYMPOSIUM III: NanoEngineering
This Symposium is focused on the applications of nanomaterials.
  • Nanomaterials for energy harvesting, storage, and conversion applications
  • Nanocatalysis
  • NEMS and Nanofluidics
  • Nanoporous materials
  • Adhesion and self-cleaning
  • Nanoscale Sensors (including biosensors)

This Symposium collects original contributions related to nanobiology, nanomedicine, nanotoxicity, environmental effects of nanomaterials, including related economic aspects.
  • The cell and the Nano
  • Drug delivery
  • Biomaterials and Biomarkers
  • Diagnostics & Imaging
  • Degradation Processes in Nanomaterials
  • Environmental effects and degradation of nanomaterials
  • Medical hazards and toxicity of nanomaterials. Nanosafety
  • Commercialization of Nanotechnology
  • Societal aspects of nanoscience, nanoengineering, and nanotechnologies