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Materials Challenges in Alternative & Renewable Energy 2016


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Meeting Description

Materials Challenges in Alternative Renewable Energy (MCARE 2016), addresses emerging materials for a sustainable global society. The event brings together leading global experts from universities, industry, research and development laboratories, and government agencies to collaboratively communicate materials technologies that advance affordable, sustainable, environmentally friendly, and renewable energy conversion technologies. Make plans to attend this unique conference – register today!


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Who Should Attend

Credit: Hilton Hotel, Clearwater, Fla. This cutting edge international conference will be held April 17 – 21, 2016, at the Hilton Clearwater Beach in Clearwater, Fla., and will interest researchers in academic, industrial, and government facilities working toward sustainable energy solutions that support a global society. The conference atmosphere is developed to engage and promote participation of students and early stage researchers. MCARE 2016’s scientific and technical scope covers the range of new advances and research results in materials for energy and environmental technologies and provides forums for exchanging ideas with leading researchers.


Technical Program

The technical program features plenary and invited talks, thematically-focused technical sessions, and poster presentations, enabling delegates to network and exchange ideas with professional peers and acclaimed experts. 



Functional Materials for Photoelectrochemical and Electrocatalytic Hydrogen Production


Spectral Conversion Materials for Energy Applications


Ferroelectrics and Multiferroics for Energy Applications


Material Challenges in Nuclear Energy


Materials Challenges in Fuel Cells


Critical Materials for Energy


Emerging Materials for Next Generation Photovoltaics


Self-Power Generators


Direct Thermal-to-Electrical Energy Conversion Materials and Applications


Batteries and Energy Storage

S11 Hydrogen Materials and Economy
S12 Global Young Scientist Forum: Nanomaterials for Energy


Program Chairs
Sanjay Mathur 

University of Cologne, Germany

Steven Tidrow

Alfred University, USA

H.T. Lin

Guandong University of Technology, China

Yoon-Bong Hahn

Chonbuk National University, South Korea


The American Ceramic Society values diverse and inclusive participation within the field of ceramic science and engineering. ACerS strives to promote involvement and access to leadership opportunity regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, religion, age, sexual orientation, nationality, disability, appearance, geographic location, career path or academic level.

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