It is our pleasure to make the second announcement for the 17th International Conference on Intergranular and Interphase Boundaries in Materials (IIB 2022), to be held in Beijing, China, from June 13th to 17th, 2022. Please notice that the date has shifted one week earlier than that previously planned, to avoid time conflict with other important conferences.
We hope that the COVID-19 pandemic and related travel restrictions will be behind us at some point in 2021 and that there will be clean and free air all over the world by the time of the meeting in 2022. We look forward to seeing you in Beijing, China.
GOAL AND AUDIENCE
The important role of interfaces in determining the properties of materials, and in microstructural evolution during manufacture and in-service operation, is increasingly appreciated by a wide range of researchers in different fields as a consequence of advances in theory, instrumentation, software and computational resources allowing investigation of interfaces at the atomic scale.
IIB conferences provide a platform for scientists and researchers to exchange ideas regarding the understanding, control, and design of interfaces in various materials and to share new advances in their research in different fields of interface science and technologies.
IIB conferences strongly promote an interdisciplinary approach in the field of structures and properties of grain boundaries and interphase boundaries in a wide range of materials. A variety of hot topics will include but not limited to:
- Characterization of interfaces
- Modeling of interfaces
- Thermodynamics and kinetics of interfaces
- Properties of interfaces
- Interfaces in metals, ceramics, composites, and organic materials
- Interfaces in electronic, magnetic, and energy materials
- Interfaces in biomaterials, nanomaterials, and emerging materials