• Esah
    Plenary Speaker:
    Prof Dr Esah Hamzah
  • Corby
    Plenary Speaker:
    Prof Corby G. Anderson
    Mining Engineering
    Colorado School of Mines
  • Shoichi Nambu
    Keynote Speaker:
    Associate Professor Dr. Shoichi Nambu
    Steel and Metallic Composites
    National University of Singapore
  • Adrian
    Keynote Speaker:
    Assistant Professor
    Koh Soo Jin Adrian

    Mechanical Engineering
    and Integrative Sciences

    National University of Singapore
  • Tom Sato
    Keynote Speaker:
    Professor Dr. Tsutomu Sato
    Applied Mineralogy
    Hokkaido University
  • Yuki
    Keynote Speaker:
    Asso. Prof. Dr. Yuki Nagao
    Materials Science
    Japan Advanced Institute
    of Science and Technology (JAIST)

  • Srimala
    Invited Speaker:
    Prof Ir Dr Srimala Sreekantan
    Materials Engineering
    Universiti Sains Malaysia
  • Intan
    Invited Speaker:
    Dr. Intan Fadhlina Mohamed
    Plastic Deformation Process
    Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
  • Zaidi
    Invited Speaker:
    Prof. Dr. Mohd Zaidi Omar
    Mechanical & Materials Engineering
    Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
  • Jayalekshmi
    Invited Speaker:
    Prof. Jayalekshmi B R
    Civil Engineering
    Nitk Surathkal, Mangalore,India
  • Mitsugu
    Invited Speaker:
    Associate Professor Mitsugu Todo
    Biomechanics and Biomaterials
    Kyushu University
  • Mariatti
    Invited Speaker:
    Prof Ir Dr Mariatti Jaafar@Mustapha
    Polymer, Polymer Composite
    Universiti Sains Malaysia
  • Kamal
    Invited Speaker:
    Assoc. Prof. Dr. Kamal Yusoh
    Polymer Nanocomposite and Graphene
    Universiti Malaysia Pahang



  •     Oral presentations for contributed papers will start on the 28th November 2018.
  •     There are three break-up rooms: Hibiscus, Rafflesia and Crystal Ball Room.
  •     Presentation is for 15 min including question and answer.
  •     Please prepare your presentation slides accordingly.
  •     Upload presentation slides before the session begin.  


  •     Poster size is A1 = 594 x 841 mm.
  •     Poster session is at the foyer on the First Floor
  •     Please put up your poster on the morning of 28th November as we have a poster competition.
  •     There will be a poster judging session during coffee/tea break.
  •     Your poster will be judged based on: Introduction, Problem Statements, Hypothesis, Objectives, Methods, Results (results, key graphs, graphics, images, tables, analysis, discussion), Novelty, Conclusion, References, Design Attractiveness.
  •     Winners will be announced during conference dinner on the 28th November.

 arrow right POSTER PRESENTER RAMM 2018





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 (zuhaila@usm.my)
Secretary: Dr Zuratul Ain Abdul Hamid (srzuratulain@usm.my)
Treasurer: Dr Arjulizan Rusli (arjulizan@usm.my)

Email address: ramm2018@usm.my / usm.ramm2018@gmail.com
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)