BIT's 1st World Congress of Smart Materials - 2015
Conference Report
BIT's 1st Annual World Congress of Smart Materials-2015 (WCSM-2015) has been successfully held in Busan, Republic of Korea on March 23-25, 2015, which achieved a consummation. The theme of this conference is “Co-creating Dream of Smartness”. Over 280 honored guests presented at this congress and gave brilliant invited speeches, among them the plenary keynote spekars are Dr. David Cardwell, Professor of University of Cambridge (UK); Dr. Chengbao Jiang, Dean of Materials Science and Engineering in Beihang University (China); Dr. Seung-Bok Choi, Professor of Inha University (Republic of Korea); Dr. Changwei Hu, Director of Key Laboratory of Green Chemistry and Technology and Dean of Office of Scientific Research Development in Sichuan University (China); Dr. Carl M. Lampert, Technical Director of SVC Society of Vacuum Coaters. More than 250 world-renowned professors, experts, project leaders and industrial representatives of well-known enterprises attended the conference.

This annual congress comprised 11 Chapters and 33 Sessions following the grand Opening ceremony and Keynote Forum, including Chapters of "Breaking Research of Smart Materials Science and Technologies"; "Properties Characterization of Smart Materials"; "Piezoelectric Materials"; "Smart Fluid, Hydrogels and Phase Change Materials"; "Shape-Memory Alloys & Shape-Memory Polymers"; “Smart Biomaterials”; "Application of Smart Materials"; "Smart Nanomaterials"; "Smart Material Design, Modeling, Synthesis and Processing" etc. 

Meanwhile, the Young Scientists Forum is very successful as well as the over 50 exhibition and poster showcase. After the conference, many participants expressed their satisfaction with the content of the congress and had good memories of Busan and even joined in Korea Tour. Depending on the great support and suggestions from all of the participants, we are quite confident in organizing WCSM-2016 in Singapore which would be organized with more efforts. Suggestions are welcome all the time. Committee is looking forward to meeting you again in 2016! Please see WCSM-2016 in
Main Conference
Part 1: Opening Ceremony Part 2: Smart Material Summit

Plenary Keynote Speakers and Partial Renowned Speakers Dr. David Cardwell, Professor, University of Cambridge, UK Dr. Carl M. Lampert, Technical Director, SVC Society of Vacuum Coaters, USA
Dr. Chengbao Jiang, Dean, Materials Science and Engineering, Beihang University, China Dr. Seung-Bok Choi, Professor, Inha University, Republic of Korea
Dr. Kwang-Bum Kim, Professor, Yonsei University, Vice president, Korean Electrochemical Society, Republic of Korea Dr. Il Kim, Professor, BK 21 PLUS Center for Advanced Chemical Technology, Department of Polymer Science and Engineering, Pusan National University, Republic of Korea
Dr. Roland Milker, CEO, Poly-Chem AG, Germany Dr. Qichao Hu, Founder and CEO, SolidEnergy Systems Corp., USA
Dr. Piotr Kula, Vice-Rector, Lodz University of Technology, Poland Dr. Kun-Hong Lee, Dean, Pohang University of Science and Technology, Republic of Korea
Dr. Junhui Hu, Professor/Deputy Director, Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, China Dr. Peter Wellmann, Professor, Head of Crystal Growth Lab, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany
Dr. Jan K. G. Dhont, Director, Forschungszentrum Juelich, Germany Dr. Nobuyuki Osakabe, CTO of Healthcare Company, Hitachi, Ltd., Japan
Dr. Sang Beom Lee, Co-CEO, LIG Sciences, Inc., USA Dr. Joseph Ganem, Professor and Chair of the Physics Department, Loyola University Maryland, USA
Dr. Alison McMillan, Professor, Glyndwr University, UK Dr. Kurt Manigatter, CEO, ELMET GmbH, Austria
Dr. Wooyoung Lee, Professor, Yonsei University, Republic of Korea Dr. Patricia Segonds, Professor, Institut Neel, CNRS/UJF, France
Dr. Tindaro Ioppolo, Professor, Southern Methodist University, USA Dr. Dae Joon Kang, Professor, Sungkyunkwan University, Republic of Korea
Dr. Karin Larsson, Professor, Uppsala University, Sweden Dr. Ik Jin Kim, Professor, Hanseo University, Republic of Korea
Dr. Baojun Li, Professor, Sun Yat-Sen University, China Dr. Yoshiki Tsunekawa, Professor, Toyota Technological Institute, Japan
Dr. Larissa V. Panina, Professor, National University of Science and Technology, Russia Dr. Zheng Hong Zhu, Professor, Department of Earth and Space Science and Engineering, York University, Canada
Dr. Manfred Martin, Professor, RWTH Aachen University, Germany Dr. Rama Bansil, Professor, Boston University, USA
Dr. Kihyung Song, Professor, Korea National University of Education, Republic of Korea Dr. Mohamed Ichchou, Professor, Ecole Centrale de Lyon, France
Dr. Roberto Paoluzzi, Director, National Research Council of ItaIy, Italy Dr. Andrea Pucci, Contract Professor, the University of Pisa,Honorary Fellow and Lecturer of the Australian Institute of High Energetic Materials, Italy
Dr. Etsuji Ohmura, Professor , Osaka University, Japan Dr. Rupa Dasgupta, Vice President, CSIR-Advanced Materials and Processes Research Institute, India
Dr. P.A.F.M. Doevendans, Professor, head department of Cardiology, Chairman and medical manager division Heart and Lungs, UMC Utrecht, the Netherlands Dr. Sung Joo Lee, Professor, Sungkyunkwan University, Republic of Korea

Dr. Ivoyl Koutsaroff, Formerly at Murata Manufacturing Co. Ltd


Dr. Jamil Baghdachi, Professor, Eastern Michiga

Exhibition and Poster
WCSM-2015 provides an ideal platform to showcase your new technologies and products in Korea. It is developed to maximize your exposure, generate new leads, build brand awareness, and solidify business relations.
  • • Meet with International Leaders and Senior Officers in the Field of Smart Materials
  • • Maximize Your Opportunities for Collaboration
  • • Explore Business Opportunities in Korea and beyond
  • • Spotlight Your Technologies and Its Commercial Application
  • • Superior Networking Opportunities with Senior Professionals and Industry Elites
WCSM-2015 is one of the most effective international marketing platforms in the field of smart materials, which offers a wide range of sponsoring categories for branding and highlighting your company in order to achieve the best publicity.
Expand Your Business - A Cost Effective Sponsorship
  • • Get Cost and Time Effective Marketing Exposure and Boost Your Brand Recognition
  • • Set Up Stronger Alliances, New Partnerships
  • • Showcase Products and Services to a Targeted Prospects of Decision-makers
  • • Opportunity to Speak and Announce Recent Company Development
  • • Network from 800+ Professionals Offering Opportunities, before, during and after the Conference
News Updates

• Onsite Registration is Open in Registration desk.

All program has been confirmed.

• Warm welcome to Dr. David Cardwell from University of Cambridge!

• Dr. Chengbao Jiang confirmed to be keynote speaker for plenary meeting!

• Welcome Top Material Scientist Dr. Seung-Bok Choi to our conference!

• Many thanks to Society of Vacuum Coaters of USA to be our sponsor!

• BK21 PLUS Center for Advanced Chemical Technology of Pusan National University confirmed to be local supporting organization!

• Welcome BK21 PLUS Center for Sustainable Mechanical Systems of Inha University to be our supporting organization!

• Welcome Dr. Soo Woo Nam, former Presidents of the Korean Institute of Metals and Materials, former Vice President of KAIST to join our SAB!

• Warm welcome to International Society for Structural Health Monitoring of Intelligent Infrastructure!

Hosting Organization

BIT Congress Inc.
Foreign Experts Databank of SAFEA-Dalian Branch

Society of Vacuum Coaters (SVC), USA

Supporting Organizations

BK21 PLUS Center for Humantronics of the Dept. of Materials Science and Engineering, Yonsei University, Republic of Korea

BK21 PLUS Center for Advanced Chemical Technology, Pusan National University, Republic of Korea

BK21 PLUS Center for Sustainable Mechanical Systems,Inha University, Republic of Korea

International Society for Structural Health Monitoring of Intelligent Infrastructure, Germany

Busan Tourism Organization

Official Travel Agency

BIT World Travel Service, Inc.

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