5th CellMAT - Cellular Materials 2018: inform yourself about the latest developments of cellular materials!

This year the conference will be held in Bad Staffelstein, in the wonderful and special location Kloster Banz (Franconian Switzerland, Bavaria).

The scientific programme for the upcoming 5 th CellMAT is available.

We are proud to announce the following Plenary Speaker:

Opening Speaker

  • Prof. David S. Smith, University of Limoges, France
    Thermophysical properties of porous materials: microstructural design parameters for thermal insulation

Keynote Speaker

  • Prof. Jean Paul Allain, University of Illinois, Urbana, USA
    Surface and interface nano-to-mesoscale patterning of biomimetic architected cellular materials
  • Dr. Ernesto Di Maio, University of Naples Federico I, Italy
    Graded and layered foams by gas foaming
  • Dr.-Ing. Patrick Gehre, TU Bergakademie Freiberg, Germany
    Functionalisation of cellular filtering materials for steel melt: a contribution to clean steel technologies
  • Prof. Aleksander Gurlo, TU Berlin, Germany
    Fabrication of porous oxide and non-oxide ceramics for gas separation, sensing and catalysis
  • Dr. Roland Hingmann, BASF SE, Germany
    ThermoplasticFoams: Versatile Cellular Materials for Multifaceted Applications and Markets
  • Prof. Miguel Angel Rodríguez Perez, University of Valladolid, Spain
    Nanocellular polymres. Novel approaches to produce these materials using gas dissolution foaming

We cordially invite you to join the CellMAT 2018 conference, to share your experience in cellular materials with your fellow colleagues and to enjoy the very beautiful and special atmosphere during our conference.

Please also forward this information to interested colleagues.

See you in Bad Staffelstein!

Conference Chair

  • Michael Scheffler, Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg, Germany


  • Dirk Enke, Universität Leipzig, Germany
  • Tobias Fey, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany
  • Peter Quadbeck, Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing Technology and Advanced Materials IFAM, Dresden, Germany
  • Mike Tromm, University of Kassel, Germany

Conference Organisation
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Materialkunde e.V.
Alexia Ploetz
Marie-Curie-Straße 11-17
53757 Sankt Augustin, Germany