Paper tracks

Track 1: Mechanics, Materials and Design

Track Director: Dr. Abdul Latif Bin Mohd Tobi

Theory, numerical simulations to experiments in the nano, micro or macro scales, together with multi-scale studies • Multiphase and multifunctional materials • Solid mechanics, adhesion, fracture mechanics, fatigue, dynamic fracture, plasticity, dislocations, nanomechanics, bio-inspired mechanics, mechanics of biological and soft materials, friction, lubrication and wear, thus tribology and nanotribology • Nano- and microelectromechanical systems (NEMS and MEMS) • Nano-engineering and Nano-science in Design • Smart Materials and Adaptive Structures in Design • Mechanism(s) Design • Design against Failure • Design for Manufacturing • Design of Ultralight Structures • Design for a Clean Environment • Impact and Crashworthiness • Microelectronic Packaging Systems • Shape and Topology Optimisation • Structural Optimisation • Optimisation Algorithms in Design • Nonlinear Mechanics in Design • Novel Numerical Tools in Design • Geometric Modelling and CAD Tools in Design • FEM, BEM and Hybrid Methods.

Track 2: Manufacturing, Industrial, Energy and Automation

Track Director: Dr. Mohamad Zulafif Bin Rahim

Casting, forming and machining • Additive processing and joining technologies • The evolution of material properties under the specific conditions met in manufacturing processes • Surface engineering when it relates specifically to a manufacturing process • Design and behavior of equipment and tools • Energy conservation • Energy efficiency • Biomass and bioenergy • Renewable energy • Electricity supply and demand • Energy storage • Energy in buildings • Schemes and tools for any kind of automation and control platforms including macro, micro and nano scale machineries and systems.

Track 3: Computer Applications in Engineering and Education

Track Director: Asslia Johar Latipah

Computer applications in engineering and technology • Computer control system design • CAD/CAM, CAE, CIM and robotics • Computer applications in knowledge-based and expert systems • Computer applications in information technology and communication • Computer-integrated material processing (CIMP) • Computer-aided learning (CAL) • Computer modelling and simulation • Synthetic approach for engineering • Man-machine interface • Software engineering and management • Management techniques and methods • Human computer interaction • Real-time systems • New software tools and multimedia modules for engineering education • Development and implementation experiences of Internet and web-based courses • New software tools for virtual and real laboratory development • Distance learning and use of technology-based tools in classroom teaching • Visualization, computer graphics • social networking tools, and I/O issues • Use of commercial software tools in education.

Track 4: Applied Sciences and Technology

Track Director: Binyamin

Material Science • Metallurgy • Applied biology  • Applied chemistry  • Applied physics  • Nanotechnology and Applied Nanoscience • Optics and Lasers • Acoustics • Chemistry • Natural based materials  • Food and biotechnological sciences  • Pharmacy and medical sciences • Applied physics.

Track 5: Civil Engineering and Environment

Track Director: Dr. Muchamad Solikin

infrastructure engineering • transportation engineering • structural engineering • earthquake • structural dynamics • risks and mitigation engineering • environmental engineering • structure-fluid-soil interaction • wind engineering • fire engineering • multi-scale analysis • constitutive modeling and experimental testing • construction materials • composite materials in engineering structures • novel computational modeling techniques • engineering economics.