The topics of interest include but are not restricted to

 

1.   Material types

       Shape memory alloys, NiTi-base, Cu-base, Fe-base, high temperature, functional gradient, porous, etc.

       Magnetic shape memory materials, polycrystals, single crystals, thin films, ribbons, new alloy systems, etc.

       Shape memory polymers and optically driven shape memory materials.

 

2.   Research topics

       Fundamentals

       Microstructures

       Properties

       Modeling

       Processing techniques and production

       Machinability

       Reliability/stability

       Controllability

 

3.   Applications

       Sensors and actuators

       MEMS

       Civil

       Microelectronics

       Medical

       Aviation and aerospace

       Telecommunications

       Others