The 6th International Conference on Recent Advances in Materials, Minerals & Environment (RAMM) 2018 which will be held in Penang, Malaysia from 27 - 29 November 2018. RAMM 2018 is periodically organised by the School of Materials & Mineral Resources Engineering, Universiti Sains Malaysia. This conference covers three main topics: Advances in Materials Science and Engineering, Innovations in Polymeric Materials, and Progress in Mineral Resources and Environment Science for Sustainable Development. It intends to provide an interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary forum for materials and/or mineral researchers, engineers and educators to present and discuss their most recent innovations, trends and concerns, issues and challenges encountered with the solutions adopted in the field of sustainable development. With all the distinguished speakers and researchers from various parts of the world and various areas of research, the conference will be a perfect avenue to generate ideas, sharing knowledge and bridging network for collaborative research work.

All presented papers will be reviewed and published in Materials Todays: Proceedings, Elsevier indexed by SCOPUS.  We look forward to your participation at RAMM 2018.

Conference Objectives

  • To encourage growth of new research on materials, mineral and environment that contributes to sustainable development
  • To provide platform and opportunity for researchers to share and discuss the knowledge and information on current research finding of materials, mineral and environment for sustainable development
  • To promote adaptation of research and development in materials, mineral and environment related to sustainable development in industry

Expected Participants

Local and international delegates: academics, postgraduate students, scientist, researchers, educators, managers, materials, mineral and polymer engineers, business leaders, entrepreneur and professionals


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6th International Conference on Advances in Materials, Mineral and Environment
(RAMM) 2018
School of Materials & Mineral Resources Engineering,
Universiti Sains Malaysia, Engineering Campus,
14300 Nibong Tebal, Penang, Malaysia

Chairman: Profesor Dr Zuhailawati Hussain (
Secretary: Dr Zuratul Ain Abdul Hamid (
Treasurer: Dr Arjulizan Rusli (

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Tel: +604-5996153/ +604-5995768/ +604-5991010
Fax: +604-5996907

Contact persons
+604-5996153 (Dr Zuratul Ain)/ +604-5995768 (Dr Tuti Katrina)/ +604-5996101 (Mrs Sharmila) / +604-5996104 (Mrs Fauziatun)