Curtin to host confab on materials tech, energy

MIRI: Curtin University Malaysia (Curtin Malaysia) will host the 2nd International Conference on Materials Technology and Energy (ICMTE 2019) at its campus from Nov 6 to 8.

The university will be organising this with the Institution of Engineers Malaysia (IEM) Miri Branch and the Institution of Materials Malaysia (IMM) Miri Chapter with the support of Sarawak Convention Bureau. ICMTE 2019 will focus on advanced technology for construction and engineering as well as renewable energy and
environmental issues.

  It will be a platform for researchers, engineers and academics from some 10 countries to exchange knowledge and ideas, and discuss innovations, trends and future challenges related to materials technology and energy. 

The conference’s keynote and plenary speakers will comprise Serba Dinamik Holdings Berhad CEO Datuk Dr Mohd Abdul Karim Abdullah; Professor Mohd Nasir Tamin of University Teknologi Malaysia; Dr Yang Wenming of National University of Singapore; Dr Chong Wen Tong of University of Malaya; Dr Suvash C Saha of University of Technology Sydney; Dr Wahyudi Sutopo of Universitas Sebelas Maret, Indonesia; and Dr Sujan Debnath of Curtin Malaysia.

  Quality research findings are being invited from researchers, engineers and academics on recent technical
advancements, innovations, best practices and lessons learnt in relation to materials technology and energy.

All abstracts and papers received will be reviewed by the ICMTE 2019 Technical Review Committee and accepted and presented full-length papers will be published in IOP Conference Proceedings, which is indexed by ISI Web of Science (Conference Proceedings Citation Index), Scopus, Ei Compendex and other databases. 

Based on the review comments and recommendations, selected papers will also be recommended for submission and publication in Scopus/ISI-indexed journals. Those who meet the necessary criteria for submissions are encouraged to submit their full-length papers via the conference website at before 15 September 2019.

Technical and scientific experts interested to get involved in reviewing conference paper submissions can express their interest by e-mailing Dr Sukanta Roy at

Academics, researchers, industry practitioners, entrepreneurs and other individuals interested to attend the conference are requested to register before Oct 15.

For more information on ICMTE 2019, visit or e-mail the ICMTE 2019 Secretariat at