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




  • FINAL Conference Program on August 8-10: Click Here
  • A total of 81 oral and 15 poster presentations in our final program
  • If you need COVID test done prior to departing from USA to your country: please contact and have the test done at Marriot Hotel.
  • Oral Session Chairs: Oral presentation is typically for 20 minutes with 17 minute talk + 3 minute Q&As. Please administer with your student assistant in each session
  • Tour to Innovation Partnership Building at UConn (Wednesday 1-3PM)


Key Dates

Abstract Submission: View Information

Notice for Abstract Acceptance: April 1, 2022

Registration Deadlines (All registrations are Online only): Register Here

  • Early Registration ($700, student:$350):  Until May 1, 2022 (extended from April 15)
  • Regular Registration ($750, student:$350): May 1, 2022 - August 6, 2022
  • On-site Registration ($800, student:$350): August 7-10, 2022
  • Final acceptance of abstract will be acknowledged contingent upon your registration.   
  • It is highly recommended that participants register by July 1, 2022 in order for your abstract to be included in the conference program.

Procedures for COVID Health and Safety

To ensure the health and safety of all conference attendees, please must read and adhere to the following policies:

More Information:  For more information on international travel requirements, visit these website: U.S. State Department – International Travel 

Call for Abstracts

  • Contributors are invited for oral presentation (20 minutes, but 40 minutes in rare cases).
  • Students and young researchers (35 years or less as of December 31, 2022) are eligible for both oral and poster presentations.
  • Five poster awards will be made. Please visit: View Information
  • Poster session will be held from 3:20 pm to 5 pm on August 8, 2022.
  • Contributions are invited for oral and poster presentations on the following topics 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.
  • Mini-symposium Topics are founded here. click: View Mini-Symposium
  • Please indicate the mini-symposium you are participating in. Otherwise, we will assign it based on the topic relevance.
  • For information on the abstract for both oral and poster presentations, click: Abstract Mission Information

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. To see what Mini-symposium Topics are currently available, click: View Topics

Conference Chairman:

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


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

Prof. Alok Sutradhar, Department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, Ohio State 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, Department of Civil & Env. Eng, Princeton University

Local technical Committee:

Prof. Jeongho Kim, Department of Civil & Env. 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

Prof. SeungYeon Kang, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Connecticut

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