MRS Africa 2015 Conference

The 8th International Conference of the Africa Materials Research Society dubbed (MRS-Africa 2015) will be hosted by the University of Ghana scheduled as follows:

  • Dates6th- 11th December, 2015

  •  Venue: MENSVIC Grand Hotel, East Legon, Accra

  • Side Attraction: Conference Dinner, Tour of Cape Coast Castle and Kakum National Park

  • Call for Abstract: April 1 – September 20 , 2015

The conference anticipates about 400 - 500 participants from across Africa, Europe, Asia and the America. There will be six (6) parallel sessions of oral and poster presentations as well as plenary talks on Materials Science and Engineering research and education from renowned engineers and research scientists across the globe. The focus areas for the conference include:

  •  Materials for Energy and Sustainability

  • Materials for Life, Health and the Environment

  • Basic Materials and NanoScience

  • Computational Materials Science

  • Metallurgy, Foundry, Processing and Infrastructure

  • Materials Education and Networking

There will also be workshops on Crystallography, Solar energy applications, Biomaterials.

For more information please visit www.africamrs.co.za, www.ug.edu.gh/mse/ or contact Ms. Sarah Mensah, MRS-Africa 2015 LOC Secretariat, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Ghana, Legon-Accra.

Email: amrsghana@gmail.com Telephone: (024) 611 25 30, (024) 333 22 48, (024) 342 38 37 or (054) 024 94 75

Guidlines for Abstracts

Authors Guidelines
A one page abstract (150-300 words) should be prepared on A4 or Letter (8 1/2" x 11") size pages with 1" (24 mm) margins. All text including title and figures (if any) should fit within these margins. Use 12 point Times New Roman single-spaced type for the main body of the text, 14 point for the title. Your abstract should include the title, list of authors, affiliations with addresses, the text, keywords and email for the speaker (and corresponding author if different) in that order. The name of the presenter should be underlined. We will assume you prefer an oral presentation unless you specifically request a poster presentation. Please list the possible Symposium or Theme at the bottom of your abstract (on a separate line) to help us best place your presentation in the program. We prefer that you prepare your abstract in Microsoft Word format. Submit the file as an attachment to the email addressed to: amrsghana@gmail.com

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