The Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts in Belgrade hosted the Second International Conference of the Serbian Ceramic Society between September 30 and October 1, 2013. The conference was organized in the cooperation with the Institute of Chemistry, Technology and Metallurgy, Institute for Technology of Nuclear and Other Raw Mineral Materials, Institute for Materials Testing, Archaeological Institute of SASA, Institute of Technical Sciences of SASA and the Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development of the Republic of Serbia.
The opening ceremony and welcome speeches given by Prof. Dr. Vojislav Mitić, President of the Serbian Ceramic Society; Prof. Dr. Olivera Milošević, President of the Serbian Ceramic Society Committee, and Dr Radomir Žikić, Assistant Minister at the Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development of the Republic of Serbia, were followed by plenary lectures. The second day of the conference proceeded with plenary sessions, invited lectures and work in sections.
The general conference topics included: Basic Ceramics Science, Science of Sintering, Multifunctional Ceramics, Nano, Bio and Opto Ceramics, Constructional and Eco ceramics, Magnetic and Amorphous Materials, Composites Catalysis and Electrocatalysis, Ceramic Art and Design, Archaeological Heritage and Young Researchers, and they were met with great interest among the wide scientific community, as reflected in the statement at Ceramic Tech Today: http://ceramics.org/ceramic-tech-today/international/serbian-ceramic-society-conference-focuses-on-advanced-ceramcis-for-devices-energy-and-cultural-preservation.
During the final conference day, the Program Committee members (Dr. Nina Obradović, Dr. Lidija Mančić, Suzana Filipović and Ivan Dugandžić) presented the following awards:
For the best oral presentation:
Ognjen Rudić, Faculty of Technology - University of Novi Sad, Serbia
Design of photocatalytic active coating based on TiO2/ZnAl layered double hydroxides suitable for application on clay roofing tiles
For the best poster presentation:
Tihana Mudrinić, Institute of Chemistry, Technology and Metallurgy, University of Belgrade, Serbia
The influence of Ni on the performance of Al, Fe, Ni pillared bentonite based electrodes in electrooxidation of phenol
Aleksić Milena, Department of Biology and Ecology, Faculty of Science and Mathematics, University of Niš, Niš, Serbia
The awarded participants will be able to attend the next Conference of the Serbian Ceramic Society free of charge.
Biocompatibility screening of biomaterial based on porous apatite with a film of alginate polymer
Program and the book of abstracts (PDF)
Website of the Serbian Ceramic Society