Keynote Speakers


Title : Acid Gas to Syngas™ (AG2S™) technology for CO2 utilization: from theory to industrial applications

Prof. Flavio Manenti

Politecnico di Milano, Italy


Title : Designing for Small-scale, Distributed and Unconventional Feedstocks

Dr. M. M. Faruque Hasan

Texas A&M University, USA


Title : Design of bio-based supply chains

Prof. Edwin Zondervan

Bremen University, Germany


Title : Feedstock and pre-treatment processing options for production of HVO biofuels

Dr. Bent Sarup

Alfa Laval, Copenhagen, Denmark


Title : Water- One of the grand challenges of the world

Prof. Iqbal Mujtaba

Bradford University, UK


Title : Thermodynamics

Prof. Maaike Kroon

Khalifa University, UAE


Title : An Optimization-based Computer-Aided Molecular and Mixture Design Framework

Dr. Lei Zhang

Dalian University of Technology, China


Title : Component based development of computer-aided tools for different applications

Prof. Mario Eden

Auburn University, USA


Title : Process systems engineering for efficiently achieving circular economy

Dr. Seyed S Mansouri

Technical University of Denmark, Denmark


Title : On Mathematical Optimization Methods for Consideration of Water-Energy Nexus in Synthesis of Chemical Plants

Prof. Thokozani Majozi

University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa


Title : Using Big Data in Major Industries

Dr. Issam Wadi

Trust Technical Services, UAE


Title : Process and Energy Systems Engineering: CCUS and beyond …

Prof. Meihong Wang

The University of Sheffield, UK


Title : Modelling and optimization of power generation and transmission planning: Applications in China

Dr. Pei Liu

Tsinghua University, China


Title : Optimal cleaning scheduling and flow control of heat exchanger networks under fouling: recent advances

Prof. Sandro Macchietto

Imperial College London, UK

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 Good news!  March 24, The 3 plenary speakers and 12 keynote speakers are now confirmed for ICFMCE 2018 - click here to view the details: ; 

Good news!  March 18, 2018.Prof Pistikopoulos (Director Energy Institute, Texas A&M University) and Dr. Griffiths (Vice President Research, Khalifa University) have accepted invitation to give plenary lectures at ICFMCE2018. 

Good news!  March 2, 2018. ICFMCE 2017 conference proceeding has been published online:   

Key Dates

Submit proposal (as one page abstract) Submission deadline: 2 May 2018

Notification of acceptance: 2 July 2018

Confirmation of plan to submit manuscript: 15 July 2018

Early bird registration 30 August 2018

Final technical program 2 October 2018

Call for Submission

Topics listed below are examples of the topics that we plan to highlight at ICFMCE 2018. All other topics within Funcitonal Materials and Chemical Engineering are welcome

Energy systems engineering

Carbon dioxide management

Food & Nutrition

Water management

Big Data & Artificial Intelligence

Smart Manufacturing

Process Intensification

Chemical Engineering Fundamentals (thermodynamics, transport phenomena, modelling, control, separation techniques, ...)

Molecular & Material Design

Advanced Materials

Chemical Product Design