About ICoSMS 2024

2024 International Conference on Smart Materials and Surfaces (ICoSMS 2024) will be held in Cape Town, South Africa during September 13-15, 2024.

The conference is dedicated to providing the platform and opportunities for researchers, scientists, engineers and scholars to exchange and share their experiences, new ideas and research in the common research field of Smart Materials and Surfaces, and to discuss practical issues, the challenges encountered as well as the solutions adopted.

The ICoSMS 2024 conference committee is excited to invite authors and scholars from all over the world to participate in this significant conference, to enhance our knowledge and create new knowledge to help promote the advances and changes of the joint academic researches.


Authors are invited to submit abstract/ full paper through the online submission system.

If you have any questions, please feel free to send an email to: mail@icosms.org.

All submitted papers need to be original, not to be previously published or accepted for publication elsewhere, and must not be under review by any other conferences or publications during the review cycle.


Conference presented and registered full paper will be included in digital conference proceeding, and submitted to major citation databases like SCOPUS, Google Scholar etc. for reviewing and indexing.

Selected papers with significant extension can be submitted for further review and publication by Journal "Advanced Manufacturing: Polymer & Composites Science" and will be indexed by major citation databases such as EI, Scopus, ESCI and DOAJ, etc. Please format the name of your paper files as "AMPCS_Paper Title" when submitting your work.

Call for Papers

Bioinspired Materials

Biomimetic, bioactive, bio-materials

Catalytic materials

Chemoresponsive materials

Dielectric elastomers

Electroactive polymers

Energy Harvesting via Smart Materials


Fire retardant materials and surfaces

Functional and Multifunctional Materials


Paper Template

We require all submissions to be in accordance with the conference paper format. Please download the paper template here:

Full Paper Template

Abstract Template

Poster Template

Dimensions for the conference poster are 1189 * 841 mm. Height is 1189 mm, width is 841mm. 

Recommended Journals

Selected excellent papers with a significant extension will be further recommended to be published on the following SCI, SCIE and EI journals after an additional review process:

1. Composites Part B: Engineering (Chinese Academy of Sciences Q1; ISSN: 1879-1069, IF: 13.1; indexed in SCI, EI and Scopus)

2. Composite structures (Chinese Academy of Sciences Q2; ISSN: 1879-1085, IF: 6.3; indexed in SCI, EI and Scopus)

3. Precision Engineering (Chinese Academy of Sciences Q2; ISSN: 1873-2372, IF: 3.6; indexed in SCIE and Scopus)

4. Mechanics Research Communications (Chinese Academy of Sciences Q4; ISSN: 1873-3972, IF: 2.4; indexed in SCI, EI and Scopus)

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Cape Town, South Africa

Committee Application

Application to join the committee are invited from academics and practitioners researching or working in the field. If you would like to be considered as a member of a conference committee or as a reviewer for submitted papers, please send your CV to conference email: mail@icosms.org.


  •  2023 International Conference on Smart Materials and Surfaces has been held successfully on July 21-23, 2023.

  • Prof. Souong V. Ha(Fellow of the ASME, CSME, EIC) is invited to give an opening speech on CoMSE 2023.

  •  We are honored to announce that Luis M. Liz-Marzán(Fellow of the EAS, RSC, OSA) will give a speech on CoMSE 2023.

  •  Prof. Hongping Zhang from Chengdu University will be a keynote speaker of CoMSE 2023.

  •  2023 International Conference on Smart Materials and Surfaces (ICoSMS 2023) will be held in Taizhou, China during July 21-23, 2023.


  • Sichuan University

  • The International Association of Electrical, Electronic and Energy Engineering (IAEEEE)


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