Join us now in our symposium!


Due to COVID-19 outbreak and travel bans, our FGM conference is postponed to August 7-10, 2022.

The 16th International Symposium on Functionally Graded Materials, August 7-10, 2022 is held in Hartford Marriott Downtown, Hartford, Connecticut, USA.


Key Dates

Deadline for Abstract Submission: March 15, 2022 

Notice for Abstract Acceptance: April 1, 2022

Registration Deadlines:

   Early Registration ($700, student:$350): April 15, 2022

   Regular Registration ($750, student:$375): July 1, 2022

   On-site Registration ($800, student:$400): August 7-10, 2022


Call for Abstracts

  • Contributors are invited for oral presentation. However, students and young researchers (35 years or less as of December 31, 2022) are eligible for both oral and poster presentations.
  • Poster session will be held from 3 pm to 5 pm on August 8, 2022.
  • Contributions are invited for oral and poster presentations on the following aspects of FGMs: Manufacturing, Additive Manufacturing, Design and characterization, Modeling & simulation, Nano-FGMs, Functional materials, Multiscale multiphysics modeling, Topology optimization, Homogenization, Nano, micro and meso-scale modeling, Computational techniques, Fracture characterization.
  • For information on the abstract for both of these presentations, click: 


Mini-Symposium(MS) Proposals (for MS organizers only)
Proposals are invited for organizing Mini-symposia at the FGM 2022 Conference. Each mini-symposium (MS) will be allocated 5 talks and 100 minutes. MS organizers can invite keynote lecture(s) for their symposia. 


Conference Chairman:

Prof. Jeongho Kim, Department of Civil & Env. Engineering, University of Connecticut.


Prof. Alok Sutradhar, Department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, Ohio State University

Prof. Huiming Yin, Department of Civil Engineering and Engineering Mechanics, Columbia University

Prof. Yu Zhang, Department of Preventive and Restorative Sciences, University of Pennsylvania

Prof. Marek Pindera, Department of Civil & Env. Engineering, University of Virginia

Prof. Glaucio Paulino, School of Civil & Env. Eng, Georgia Institute of Technology

Local technical Committee:

Prof. Jeongho Kim, Department of Civil & Env. Engineering, University of Connecticut

Prof. Dianyun Zhang, School of Aeronautics and Astronautics Engineering, Purdue University

Prof. Osama R. Bilal, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Connecticut

Prof. Wei Zhang, Department of Civil & Env. Engineering, University of Connecticut

Prof. Shinae Jang, Department of Civil & Env. Engineering, University of Connecticut

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