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Important Dates

Conference on :
9, 10 and 11 August 2014
Start of Registration: 1st April 2013
Deadline for the Submission of Abstract :
30th June 2014
Deadline for the Submission of Full paper:
15th July 2014
Notification to Authors: 11th July 2014


Greetings and best wishes from ♣ International and Interuniversity Centre for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology , Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, Kerala, India, Wroclaw University of Technology, Wroclaw, Poland & Beijing University of Chemical Technology (BUCT), Beijing, China. We are glad to write to you that we are organizing the First World Conference on Fracture and Damage Mechanics of Metals, Glass, Ceramics, Semi-conductors, Polymers, Alloys, Composites, Nanocomposites, Gels and Adhesives (Fracture 2014) on August 9, 10 & 11, 2014 at Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, Kerala, India.

This symposium will bring together a panel of highly-accomplished experts in the field of Fracture and Damage Mechanics. Talks will encompass basic studies and applications and will address topics of novel issues. During the three-day conference, we will listen to recognized authorities in the field as they discuss recent advances, difficulties, and breakthroughs in the field of Fracture and Damage Mechanics. The conference will feature keynote addresses, a number of plenary sessions, invited talks and contributed lectures focusing on specific tenets of Fracture and Damage Mechanics. Additionally, there will be several poster sessions, and four best poster presentations will be selected for the award.

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In view of your excellent contributions to the field of Fracture and Damage Mechanics, we would like to welcome you to give an invited talk at the conference. We would appreciate if you could e-mail us a one-page abstract of the talk (in the MS Word format) to the conference email ID: fracture@macromol.in An appropriate title could be decided by you. We are now working on the conference website. The conference website will be sent to you in due course.

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During the conference there will be a brain storming discussion meeting in order to submit a joint project proposals to European Union under the HORIZON 2020 programme for funding between your country, India, Europe and China. We will also discuss other bilateral research programmes between DST of India, China, Europe and rest of the world. Please note that DST of India has signed bilateral agreement with almost all the countries in the globe. These include DST-NSF, DST-DAAD, DST-DFG, DST-KBN, Indo-French (CEFIPRA), DST- Australia,DST- Austria etc etc. This conference will act as a good platform to find partners for international research collaborations.

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We are glad to inform you that the editors of the Journals entitled “Composite Interface, (http://www.brill.com/composite-interfaces), Journal of Bionanoscience / Journal of Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering (http://www.aspbs.com/jbt.html), Journal of Applied Polymer Composites (http://www.polymerjournals.com/AppliedPolymerComposites.asp), Journal of Cellulose Chemistry and Technology (http://www.cellulosechemtechnol.ro/) Journal of Macromolecular Symposia (http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/journal/10.1002/(ISSN)1521-3900) ”and Materials Science (http://www.hindawi.com/cpis/ms/) by Hindavi Publishers have agreed to publish peer reviewed papers presented at the conference as special issue. We also have got acceptance from Apple Academic Press, USA (www.AppleAcademicPress.com) to edit a book based on our conference. All the papers for the journal and for the book will be peer reviewed by international experts before publication. The proposed book by Apple Academy will be indexed by Scopus database


International and Interuniversity Centre for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology
Mahatma Gandhi University
Priyadharshini Hills P. O
Athirampuzha, Kottayam
Kerala, India
PIN: 686560


Beijing University of Chemical Technology
Bei San Huan East Road 15#,
Chaoyang District
Beijing, China

Wroclaw Uniwersity of Technology
Faculty of Electrical Engineering 27 Wybrzeze Wyspianskiego St 50-370 Wroclaw, Poland