Abstract submission is now open for the 17th International Symposium on Functionally Graded Materials

February 16, 2024

Abstract submission is now open for the 17th International Symposium on Functionally Graded Materials, which will take place in Braga – Portugal, at INL – International Iberian Nanotechnology Laboratory between 29 September to October 2, 2024.

Attending this unique conference offers numerous benefits for researchers, engineers, and professionals in various fields. It will provide a platform for experts to share the latest research findings, advancements, and best practices in the field of FGMs. Attending presentations and workshops will allow you to gain insights into cutting-edge technologies, methodologies, and applications.

At the same time, it will bring together professionals, researchers, and industry leaders from around the world who share a common interest in FGMs. Networking with peers, colleagues, and potential collaborators can lead to valuable connections, partnerships, and collaborations. Engaging with fellow researchers and learning about groundbreaking research can reignite your passion for your work and drive further innovation.

Abstract submissions for the 17th International Symposium on Functionally Graded Materials are now open and you have the opportunity to showcase your work and contribute to the upcoming conference. Contributions should only be submitted online. To facilitate the submission process and the subsequent follow-up procedures, please consider the following information:


  • Manufacturing
  • Nano-FGMs
  • Deposition and Casting
  • Non-Reactive Bulk Processing of FGMs
  • Reactive Bulk and Melt Processing of FGMs
  • Processing of Layers
  • Powder Processing
  • Infiltration Processing

  • Design, Testing and Characterization
  • Functional Materials
  • Optimal Design of Material Composition Distribution
  • Functionally Graded Composite Structures
  • Material-Property Estimation Techniques
  • Measurement Methods and Characterizations
  • Topology Optimization
  • Homogenization
  • Design, Sintering and Properties of Bulk Materials
  • Properties Characterization
  • Fracture Characterization
  • Modeling and Simulation
  • Multiscale Multiphysics Modeling
  • Nano, Micro and Meso-Scale Modeling
  • Stress in FGM Coatings and Joints
  • Mathematical Modeling
  • Properties Modeling
  • Computational Techniques
  • Fracture Mechanics
  • Applications
  • Thin Films
  • Tribological Coatings
  • Thermal Barrier Coatings
  • Graded Abrasive Tools
  • Functional Components
  • Biomedical Applications
  • Biocompatible Materials
  • Biomimetic Materials
  • Energy Conversion Materials & Systems
  • Piezoelectric Systems

Abstracts should be submitted online before March 1, 2024.

We count on your presence!