Asian Advanced Materials Congress (ASAMC) is a six-day international event organized by the International Association of Advanced Materials (IAAM) with the collaboration of VBRI Press AB, Sweden. Congress will be held on the Diamond Princess Cruise Ship cruising from Singapore - Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia) - Penang (Malaysia) - Phuket (Thailand)- Singapore. during 11 - 16 March 2017, Singapore. The goal of congress is to provide a global platform for researchers and engineers coming from academia and industry to present their research results and activities in the field of advanced materials and technology.
National Institute for Materials ScienceJapan
Yonsei UniversityKorea South
National University of SingaporeSingapore
Chonbuk National UniversityKorea South
National Taiwan University of Science and TechnologyTaiwan
Yokohama National UniversityJapan
The congress will be hosted in the Singapore which is only island city-state in the world. Over a twenty years, this city-state leads a global education, research, commerce, finance and transport hub. This city is listed as one of the world's best distination to visit. The congress will be held on the Strait of Malacca from Singapore - Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia) - Penang (Malaysia) - Phuket (Thailand) - Singapore by the Diamond Princess Cruise Ship. You can find a Google Map of congress route and video of Asian Advanced Materials Congress Channel on YouTube
Name of Cruise: Diamond Princess Cruise Ship
Registration and Boarding (Check-in) Time: 12:00 on 11 March 2017 and Check-out Time: 7: 00 on 16 March 2017
Address of Terminal:
Diamond Princess Cruise, Singapore
Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia) - Penang (Malaysia) - Phuket (Thailand)-Singapore
Ashutosh Tiwari is executive chairman and Managing Director of Tekidag AB (Techtoday innovations); Associate Professor and Group Leader, Smart Materials and Biodevices at the world premier Biosensors and Bioelectronics Centre, IFM-Linkoping University; Editor-in-Chief, Advanced Materials Letters and Advanced Materials Reviews; Secretary General, International Association of Advanced Materials; a materials chemist and docent in the Applied Physics with the specialisation of Biosensors and Bioelectronics from Linkoping University, Sweden.
Anthony P.F. Turner name is synonymous with the field of Biosensors and in 2010 he joined IFM-Linköping to create a new Centre for Biosensors and Bioelectronics. His previous thirty-five year academic career in the UK culminated in the positions of Principal of Cranfield University at Silsoe and Distinguished Professor of Biotechnology.
Hisatoshi Kobayashi is a group leader of WPI Research center MANA,National Institute for Material Science, Tsukuba Japan. He is also affiliated with several organization including Visiting Professor of Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology, Japan; Adjunct Professor, University of Allahabad,India, and Honorary Guest Professor of Denbandhu Chotu Ram University of Science & Technology, India. At present he plays a role in President of International Association of Advanced Materials (IAAM); Councilor of Japanese Society for Biomaterials; Consultant of Global Healthcare Company, etc. In his academic carrier, he has published more than 180 publications, papers, books,and patents in the field of biomaterial science and technology. His expertise is Biomaterial science,biopolymers, biodegradable polymers, Nano- composites, Nano-fibers, Ophthalmologic devices,Orthopaedic devices, etc. His current research interest is cell-nano-materials, tissues-nanomaterials interactions. Based on the information, he is focused on design and development of highly functionalized biodegradable scaffold for tissue engineering, nano-composite for medical devices, etc.
Xuemei Wang is currently a full professor in Southeast University, Nanjing, China. Date of birth is 07-10-1968. She got her PhD degree in Chemistry from Nanjing University in 1995; From February of 1995 to June of 1996 she is a lecturer in Department of Chemistry in Nanjing University. In 1996 she got the Alexander von Humboldt fellowship in Germany and engaged in the research of supramolecular chemistry and relevant application for bio-molecular recognition. After returning to China in February of 1998, she joined as a professor in school of Biological Science and Medical Engineering, Southeast University. In 2000, she was awarded Hong Kong Croucher Research Fund and Chinese Chemical Society Youth Award in Chemistry. She won Chinese Young Woman Scientist Award in 2007. In 2013, she won National Science Fund for Distinguished Young Scholar in China. Her current research interests include nanomedicine, bio-imaging and biosensors, especially focusing on design of multifunctional nanostructures for nanomedicine, in vivo self-bio-labelling of tumors through in-situ biosynthesized biocompatible metal nanoclusters, multimode bio-imaging strategies and biosensors based on multifunctional nanoscale probes.
Yanglong Hou is a Changjiang Chair Professor of Materials Science and Engineering at Peking University (PKU). He received his M. S. degree (in Applied Chemistry) in 1998 and Ph.D. degree (in Materials Science) in 2000, respectively, from Harbin Institute of Technology. He accepted a postdoctoral fellowship from Peking University, and two years later became JSPS foreign special researcher at the University of Tokyo and postdoctoral research associate at Brown University. In December 2007, Dr. Hou jointed College of Engineering at PKU, where he was appointed as tenure-track Professor. Dr Hou’s current research focuses on the design and chemical synthesis of functional nanoparticles and graphene, and their biomedical and energy-related applications. Dr. Hou has co-authored over 110 refereed journal papers, 30 conference and invited presentations, 6 book chapters, and held about 11 issued/applied patents. Dr. Hou is an adjunct Professor of Harbin Insitute of Technology, Xiamen University, China. He has received several international and national awards, including JSPS fellow in 2003, Outstanding Young Investigator of National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) in 2011, the CCS-RSC Young Chemist Award in 2013, etc. Professor Hou is currently an Editorial Board Member of several international journals including Advanced Science (Wiley), Scientific Reports (Nature Publishing Group), and Rare Metals, etc.
Genxi Li received his BA in Polymer Chem., MA in Analytical Chemistry, and PhD also in Analytical Chemistry, from the Chemistry Department at Nanjing University, China, in 1988, 1991, and 1994, respectively. Then, he was a postdoctor in the Biochemistry Department also at this University, and in 1996, he was an Associated Professor, from 2001, a full professor. He worked as a visiting scholar in the Department of Biology, Munich University, Germany, in 1998; Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Tohoku University, Japan, in 1999, and Department of Biological Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology, Harvard University, USA, in 2000. From 2006, he is also a Professor affiliated with the School of Life Sciences, Shanghai University, China. From January in 1999 to May in 2010, he was the Chair of the Biochemistry Department at Nanjing University, and from November in 2008 to October in 2011, he was the Dean of the School of Life Sciences at Shanghai University. He was the former Vice-president and Secretary-General of the Chinese Protein Society, and currently, member of the Council of several societies in China. He is also a member of the editorial board of Scientific Reports and several others. His research interests include biosensor and analytical biochemistry.
The Asian Advanced Materials Congress (ASAMC 2017), Singapore organisers have confirmed rooms/cabins at the below accommodation options in the Diamond Princess Cruise for the benefit of congress delegates. Accommodation will be booked together with the ASAMC online registration portal from 15 July 2016.
Accommodation will be confirmed after complete payment with congress registration fee. Accommodation categories are only inside the Cruise (For 11 to 16 March 2017: 5 nights only).
Address of Terminal
Name of Cruise: Diamond Princess Cruise
Boarding time: 12:00 on 11 March 2017
Rates quoted are:
a) Shared accommodation
|Category||Snapshot of occupancy||Description||Available Room*
Rates (USD / Night)*
(For One Person)
|Until Aug 30, 2016||Until Sept 30, 2016||Until Oct 30, 2016|
|Inside Room||Separate single bed but room shared by two-four persons with attached toilet and bath room. Relax in all the comfort of our spacious interior staterooms. Spend your days onboard by the pool or on our sports deck, then enjoy some quite and private time.||120||$160||$210||$210|
|Ocean Room||Separate single bed but room shared by two-four persons with attached toilet and bath room. A flat screen TV is available in the room. You'll never miss a moment of breath taking scenery on your cruise congress with an ocean view. Spend the day exploring the congress, then come back in the room and take in the spectacular sights and amazing views from the comfort of your stateroom.||120||$180||$230||$230|
|Balcony Room||Separate single bed but room shared by two-four persons with attached toilet and bath room. The royal feelings with the occupancy on the ocean. Imagine opening your balcony door to see a new and breathe taking part of the innovations each morning. A stateroom with a balcony is a great way to make your cruise congress even more memorable and lets you truly take in all the wonder and excitement of congress.||100||$200||$250||$250|
b) Single Occupancy
|Category||Snapshot of occupancy||Description||Available Room*
|Rates (USD / Night)*|
|Until Aug 30, 2016||Until Sept 30, 2016||Until Oct 30, 2016|
|Inside Room||Relax in all the comfort of our spacious interior staterooms with attached toilet and bath room. Spend your days onboard by the pool or on our sports deck, then enjoy some quite and private time.||120||$280||$330||$330|
|Ocean Room||The room will be faced to sea view with attached toilet and bath room. A flat screen TV is available in the room. You'll never miss a moment of breath taking scenery on your cruise congress with an ocean view. Spend the day exploring the congress, then come back in the room and take in the spectacular sights and amazing views from the comfort of your stateroom.||120||$320||$370||$370|
|Balcony Room||The royal feelings with the occupancy on the ocean. Imagine opening your balcony door to see a new and breathe taking part of the innovations each morning. A stateroom with a balcony is a great way to make your cruise congress even more memorable and lets you truly take in all the wonder and excitement of congress. A flat screen TV is available in the room with attached toilet and bath room.||100||$360||$410||$410|
c) Family Accommodation
|Category||Snapshot of occupancy||Description||Available Room*
|Rates (USD / Night)*|
|Until Aug 30, 2016||Until Sept 30, 2016||Until Oct 30, 2016|
|Inside Room||Maximum 2* persons can stay with attached toilet and bath room. Relax in all the comfort of our spacious interior staterooms. Spend your days onboard by the pool or on our sports deck, then enjoy some quite and private time.||120||$240||$290||$290|
|Ocean Room||Maximum 2* persons can stay with attached toilet and bath room. A flat screen TV is available in the room. You'll never miss a moment of breath taking scenery on your cruise congress with an ocean view. Spend the day exploring the congress, then come back in the room and take in the spectacular sights and amazing views from the comfort of your stateroom.||120||$325||$375||$375|
|Balcony Room||Balcony Room are a great way for your family to travel in style, while keeping everyone together with royal ocean view. Maximum 2* persons can stay with attached toilet and bath room. In the occupancy TV, radio, telephone, refrigerator and hair dryer are included.||100||$365||$415||$415|
*The family room can accommodate up to 4 persons however with given price after 2 persons an extra amount of $125 each additional person per night will be charged with any of above family accommodation category.
*Booking will be confirmed on the first come and first serve basis. We have very limited seats available!!
**Breakfasts, lunches, snacks, dinner and coffee are included with the price. There will be served 24 hours foods during the congress.
Deadline for accommodation bookings
The delegates must confirm accommodation by 30 October 2016, therefore accommodation bookings after that date cannot be guaranteed. The rates quoted are only valid for bookings made by 30 October 2016.
No accommodation payments will be refunded. Delegates who confirm an accommodation booking with due payment and who cancel or delegates, who fail to board on the 11 March 2017, will be charged for the entire cost of their accommodation.
Late bookings can be made through the ASAMC online registration/accommodation system after 30 October 2016 but are subject to availability with the current price.
Check-in and Check-out
As check-in is at 12:00 on 11 March 2017 and check-out is at 07:00 on 16 March 2017. Your room may not be ready for immediate occupation on 11 March 2017 before 17:00.
You will failure to board on the Diamond Princess cruise if arrive at the terminal after 14.00 on 11 March 2017 in the Singapore.
Change of booking
Any change in booking must be made in writing to the Event administrator, VBRI Press by email at firstname.lastname@example.org and not directly to the Cruise Company.
Accommodation and Tourism info
If you are planning to stay in the Singapore before and after the congress, please read more HERE
The "Scientific Program" of the Asian Advanced Materials Congress - 2017 (ASAMC - 2017), Singapore is now available on the website. All unregistered abstracts** will not be included in the congress program.
Scientific program of Asian Advanced Materials Congress (ASAMC - 2017), Singapore
**Accepted ASAMC abstract(s) presenter who failed to register for congress.
1. Asian Advanced Materials Award
The Asian Advanced Materials (ASAM) Award will be honoured by the IAAM for notable and outstanding research in the field of Advanced Materials Science & Technology. The purpose of the award is to recognize outstanding international research work in Advanced Materials. Across the world any researcher engaged in research in the field of Advanced Materials Science & Technology is eligible for this Award. The Prize is awarded on the basis of contributions made through work done during the ten years preceding the year of the Prize.
The Advanced Materials Award comprising a citation, a plaque and a medal. The final selection for the award will be done by a duly constituted committee and the award used to be given at the opening ceremony of Asian Advanced Materials Congress.
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2. IAAM Scientist and Young Scientist Awards
International Association of Advanced Materials (IAAM) will honour several ‘IAAM Scientist’ and ‘young scientist awards’ to the best speakers, oral and poster presentations during ASAMC-2017.
The selection for the IAAM scientist and young scientist awards will be done by a duly constituted committee. Audience will also take part in the selection procedure by their respective voting.
3. AML Award
The Advanced Materials Letters (AML) award is honored annually by the VBRI Press (www.vbripress.com) for notable and outstanding research contribution to the Advanced Materials Letters.
Eligibility of Award:
The final selection for the award will be done by a duly constituted committee headed by the Editor-in-Chief, Advanced Materials Letters. The AML award comprising a citation with a plaque and the award will be given during the annual award assembly in end of each year.
|Registration type||Until August 30, 2016||Until September 30, 2016||Until October 30, 2016|
|IAAM life member||$700||$750||$750|
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