April 30, 2024

ICKEM 2025 is confirmed to be held in Leiria, Portugal, and sponsored by Polytechnic Institute of Leiria, Portugal


March 10, 2024

ICKEM 2024 is successfully held onsite in Dubai. Check the group photo here.


March 10, 2024

ICKEM 2024 is successfully held onsite in Dubai. Check the group photo here.


February 20, 2024

ICKEM 2024 conference program could be checked here.


November 15, 2023

ICKEM 2024 venue is Hilton Garden Inn Dubai Al Muraqabat - Deira, you can arrange your travel with this information.


October 10, 2023

Welcome Prof. Geoffrey Robert Mitchell from Polytechnic Institute of Leiria to deliver the keynote speech on ICKEM 2024.


August 4, 2023

ICKEM 2024 committee has been confirmed, we are looking for more technical committee members and international reviewers.


June 12, 2023

ICKEM website has been updated, welcome to view the information about the conference in 2024.


May 30, 2023

ICKEM 2024 confirmed to be held in Dubai, UAE. Welcome to join this event.  




ICKEM 2025

Welcome from the conference chairman

Prof. Alexander M. Korsunsky

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




Leiria, Portugal | March 11-13, 2025

The 15th International Conference on Key Engineering Materials (ICKEM 2025)


The Conference Committee is pleased to announce the Call for Papers for The 15th 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. We are thrilled to invite researchers, academics, engineers, and industry professionals from around the world to join us for this prestigious event.


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, and Istanbul (Türkiye) in 2023, Dubai (UAE) in 2024. With the experience of running successful events in the ICKEM series over the past 14 years, we are confident that 2025 will witness an even greater success of The 15th edition of ICKEM during March 11-13, 2025 in Leiria, Portugal and ICKEM 2025 will be sponsored by Polytechnic Institute of Leiria, Portugal.


As we enter The 15th edition of this distinguished conference, we embrace the opportunity to engage in insightful discussions, unveil groundbreaking research, and chart the course for the future of engineering materials. From the microstructures that underpin material properties to the macroscopic applications that shape industries, our collective exploration knows no bounds.


Check the Topics

Key Engineering Materials (ISSN: 1662-9795) 

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Accepted papers will be collected in the conference proceedings after proper registration and presentation. The book of proceedings of ICKEM 2025 will be published in a volume of Key Engineering Materials (ISSN: 1662-9795), which is Abstracted/Indexed in: SCOPUS www.scopus.com. SCImago Journal & Country Rank (SJR) www.scimagojr.com. Inspec (IET, Institution of Engineering Technology) www.theiet.org. Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS) www.cas.org. Google Scholar scholar.google.com. Cambridge Scientific Abstracts (CSA) www.csa.com. ProQuestwww.proquest.com. etc.




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 2025

Chair: Prof. Alexander Korsunsky, Oxford University, UK

Website:  MatDes.org  

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Important Dates

Submission Deadline:
September 30, 2024


Notification Deadline:
October 25, 2024


Registration Deadline:
November 10, 2024


Listener Registration:
March 5, 2025

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