International Scientific Network on Nanostructured and Advanced Materials ( announces and invites participation at the 2021 International Symposium on Nanostructured and Advanced Materials (ISNNAM 2021). The Symposium aims to bring together international specialists working in the areas of nanoscience, nanoengineering, advanced materials and nano-innovations, to discuss the challenges, advance techniques and new frontiers in the processing, fabrication, analyses and testing of nanostructured and nanoengineered materials as well as nano-devices. The Symposium hopes to provide platform for scientific and technical exchange to enhance knowledge, skills, and progress in the multidisciplinary fields of nanoscience and nanoengineering, with special focus on transformation seeking and re-industrialization pathways for the African materials processing technologies in the 4th Industrial Revolution age.

      Symposium Topics / Sessions

      The symposium covers all areas of nanoscience, nanoengineering and advanced materials. Symposium topics includes but not limited to:

        Advanced materials and the 4th Industrial Revolution 
        Integrated Computational Materials Modelling  
        Nanomedicine and health
        Nanomaterials synthesis and characterisation
        Nanotechnology in energy and electrochemical technologies
        Nanostructured alloys and ceramics technologies
        Nanotechnology in water and waste management
        Advances in polymer nanotechnologies
        Innovations in advanced materials processing
        Nanofabrication and Near-Net-Shaping
        Materials testing and performance
        Biomaterials, Biocorrosion and Tribo-corrosion

      Keynote & Plenary Speakers

      • Professor Claude Estournes

        Prof Maphanga

        CSIR, Pretoria, South Africa

      • Professor Suprakas Sinha Ray

        Prof Estournes

        Universite Toulouse III, France

      • Professor James Njuguna

        Prof Alaneme

        Federal University of Technology, Akure

      • Professor Eugene Olevsky

        Prof Johnson

        University of Namibia

      • Professor Eugene Olevsky

        Dr Geringer

        Samara State University-Russia

      • Professor Eugene Olevsky

        Dr Diatta

        Ziguinchor University, Senegal

      • Professor Eugene Olevsky

        Prof Olevsky

        San Diego State University, USA

      • Professor Eugene Olevsky

        Prof Ray

        CSIR, Pretoria, South Africa

      • Professor Eugene Olevsky

        Prof Andrews

        Kwame Nkruma University of science and Technology, Ghana

      Important Dates

      • Topic
      • Call for Papers Advert
        05 May 2021
      • Deadline For Paper Submission
        31 Aug 2021
      • Notification of Paper Acceptance
        4 weeks after submission of manuscript
      • Early Bird Registration Deadline
        30 Sept 2021
      • Late Registration Deadline
        30 Oct 2021
      • Pre-Symposium Workshop
        22 - 23 Nov 2021
      • Symposium
        24 - 26 Nov 2021

      Submissions & Publication

        Double blinded peer-reviewed and accepted papers will be published in Materials Today: Proceedings (Elsevier) [Scpous Indexed]. 
        Authors should submit their article through Materials Today: Proceedings website located at:
        Authors should select “ISNNAM 2021” when they reach the “Article Type” step in the submission process.
        For more details, guideline for authors, manuscript preparation, and manuscript templates, please follow:
        ISNNAM 2021 will adopt a mixed model approach of combined on-site and online meeting. Participants may chose to attend either physically at the conference venue or virtually through teleconferencing link . For more information about ISNNAM 2021, please visit: or contact;



      Manuscripts that are not paid for and presented will not be published

      Venue & Accommodation

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      The symposium will be held at the STH Conference Center, University of Johannesburg, Bunting Road, Auckland Park, Johannesburg

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      Rooms have been reserved at the Garden Court Milpark, Auckland Park, which is located 1 km from the symposium venue. There are also a few B&B's within proximity of the symposium venue


      University of Johannesburg

      Centre for Nanomechanics and Tribocorrosion

      University of Johannesburg

      Dept. of Metallurgical & Materials Engineering

      Tshwane University of Technology

      Institute for NanoEngineering Research

      Tshwane University of Technology

      Dept. of Materials Engineering


      ISNNAM 2021 will be published by Elsevier 

      ISNNAM 2021 proceeding will be published in Materials Today: Proceedings (Elsevier) [Scopus Indexed].
      For more details, please follow: