March 12, 2023

Conference schedule could be downloaded here.


May 30, 2022

Sumission link for ICKEM 2023: https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=ickem2023


April 20, 2022

ICKEM 2023 will be held in Istanbul, Türkiye.


Mar 30, 2022

ICKEM 2022 has been successfully held.


Dec 30, 2021

More technical committee member are updated, kindly check it here (Click).


Nov 29, 2021

Welcome Prof. Pranut Potiyaraj from Chulalongkorn University, Thailand to join ICKEM2022 as invited speaker.


Oct 15, 2021

The venue of ICKEM2022 has changed to University of Udine, Udine, Italy. Welcome to submit papers.


Oct 5, 2021

ICKEM2021 has been published online, check it here: https://www.scientific.net/book/key-engineering-materials-xi/978-3-0357-3887-2


June 1, 2021

ICKEM2022 submission link opens here:https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=ickem2023 Click for submit!



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ICKEM 2023

Welcome from the conference chairman

Prof. Alexander M. Korsunsky

Professor and Fellow (em.), Trinity College,
University of Oxford, UK
Editor in Chief, Materials & Design




Istanbul University, Istanbul, Türkiye | March 24-26, 2023

The 13th International Conference on Key Engineering Materials (ICKEM 2023)


The Conference Committee is pleased to announce the Call for Papers for The 13th International Conference on Key Engineering Materials. We invite all those wishing to participate to submit a proposal to present their work, which can be a lecture, a workshop, a poster exhibition, or special session, addressing the Key Engineering Materials through one of the official topics.


Previous ICKEM meetings were held in Sanya (China), Singapore, Kota Kinabalu (Malaysia), Bali (Indonesia), Singapore, Hong Kong (China), Penang (Malaysia), Osaka (Japan), Oxford (United Kingdom) and Madrid (Spain, Virtual), Moscow (Russai, Virtual), Udine, (Italy, Virtual) from 2011 to 2022. With the experience of running successful events in the ICKEM series over the past 12 years, we are confident that 2023 will witness an even greater success of the 13th edition of ICKEM during March 24-26, 2023, which is organized by Biomaterials and Nanotechnology Research Group & BioNanoTeam, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Türkiye.

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Accepted papers will be collected in the conference proceedings after proper registration and presentation. The book of proceedings of ICKEM 2023 will be published in a volume of Materials Today: Proceedings (ISSN: 2214-7853) .


Abstracting & indexing: Scopus, Conference Proceedings Citation Index (CPCI), INSPEC


The proceedings of ICKEM2011-2019 has been published online and indexed by EI Compendex and Scopus already! ICKEM 2020 has been indexed by Scopus already.



Journal Special Issue

Materials (ISSN 1996-1944; CODEN: MATEG9)

An open access journal of materials science and engineering published monthly online by MDPI.

High Visibility: indexed by the Science Citation Index Expanded (Web of Science), Ei Compendex, Scopus, and other databases.

Impact Factor: 3.057 (2019) ; 5-Year Impact Factor: 3.424 (2019)

CiteScore (2019 Scopus data): 3.5, which equals rank 173/460 in 'General Materials Science'


Selected Papers from ICKEM registered papers will be recommended to Materials with at least 50% content extension.






Joint Event

Title: MatDes 2023

Chair: Prof. Alexander Korsunsky, Oxford University, UK

Website:  MatDes.org  

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Important Dates

Submission Deadline:
February 15, 2023


Listener Registration:
March 20, 2023

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Submission Link:





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