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NMDC 2022 Call for Papers

Monday, January 24th, 2022

IEEE Nanotechnology Materials and Devices Conference

Nanjing, China | October 16-19, 2022

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The IEEE Nanotechnology Materials and Devices Conference will be first time to held on-site in Mainland of China, on October 16-19, 2022 at the International Conference Hotel in Nanjing, China. It will bring together key researchers from every sector in the nanotechnology research field, with a special focus on Materials and Devices. Conference papers will be published in IEEE Xplore after passing peer-review, with limited invitation for submission to IEEE Transactions on Nanotechnology or IEEE Nanotechnology Magazine. There are special award sessions for posters, graph contest, young scientists, women in engineering and entrepreneurs.

Nanjing is the capital of Jiangsu province of the People’s Republic of China and the second largest city in the East China region. Located in the Yangtze River Delta region, Nanjing is a prominent city rich of Chinese history and culture. In history, Nanjing served as the capital city of various dynasties, kingdoms and republican governments, and also a key center of education, research, and tourism. Nanjing has many prestigious universities and research institutes. The ratio of college students to total population ranks #1 among large cities in China. Nanjing is one of the top three Chinese scientific research centers, according to the Nature Index.

Technical Topics

Prospective authors are invited to submit high-quality research papers reporting original results in the following areas, but not limited to:

  • Van der Waals Nanomaterials
  • Micro/Nano Memory/Memristors
  • Wearable & Printed Electronics
  • Quantum and Beyond Devices
  • MEMS/NEMS and Nanomechanics
  • Nano Energy Materials & Devices
  • Neuromorphic/AI/VR NanoDevices
  • Nano-Biomedicine & Healthcare
  • Nano Fabrication and Integration
  • Intelligent Manufacturing
  • Nano-Packaging & Passivation
  • Nano Information Technology

Accepted and presented papers will be published in IEEE Xplore, and selected papers will be invited to submit their extended version to IEEE Transactions on Nanotechnology and/or IEEE Nanotechnology Magazine.

Preliminary Plenary Speakers

  • Huiming Cheng, TBSI, CAS Academician
  • Ming Liu, Fudan U, CAS Academician
  • Ning Gu, Southeast U, CAS Academician
  • Jin-Woo Kim, U Arkansas, IEEE fellow
  • Zhihong Chen, Purdue, IEEE fellow
  • William King, UIUC, IEEE fellow

Important Dates

  • Abstract Submission Deadline: April 30, 2022
  • Full Paper Submission Deadline: May 30, 2022
  • Notification of Acceptance: July 15, 2022
  • Camera Ready & Early Bird Registration Deadline: July 30, 2022

General Chair
Li Tao, Southeast U, China

Program Chair
Xiaogan Liang, U Michigan, USA

Conference co-chairs
Walter Hu, Sichuan U, China
Xinran Wang, NJU, China
Cinzia Casiraghi, U Manchester, UK

Publicity Chair
Jing Bai, Southeast U, China

Contact: General Chair,


NMDC 2021 Proceedings Published in IEEE Xplore

Monday, January 24th, 2022


The NMDC 2021 Proceedings have been published in IEEE Xplore.


See the NMDC Proceedings Portal for access to all NMDC Proceedings.


NMDC 2021 in and Around Vancouver

Sunday, November 7th, 2021

The NMDC 20201 Committee suggests the following list of things to do in and around Vancouver.

Vancouver Attractions Group — this is a group of top attractions offering discount coupons to visit their establishments.


Cross the glowing suspension bridge, with the canyon and Capilano River illuminated with lights below.

Ride the Grouse Mountain Gondola to visit the Winter Wonderland including Light Walk, Sliding centre, skiing, snowshoeing, ziplines and more.

Located in the heart of downtown Vancouver, British Columbia, Robson Square is a provincial landmark and the Province’s largest building with 1.2 million square feet extending over three city blocks.


Welcome to the Museum of Anthropology, a place of world arts and cultures with a special emphasis on the First Nations peoples and other cultural communities of British Columbia, Canada.


  • Shop the world-famous Granville Island market, an indoor market featuring a colourful food and produce stores, showcasing handcrafted products and the very finest in unique gifts. All fresh from the ocean, the oven or the field. —
  • Vancouver Christmas Market — Get those Glühwein mugs ready! The Vancouver Christmas Market returns from Nov 13-Dec 24 to Jack Poole Plaza. Delight in German-style food and drinks, hop on our Christmas carousel, and stroll through a wonderland of holiday shopping, music, and lights.


“Experience a magical winter wonderland with more than one million lights decorating 15 acres of VanDusen Botanical Garden.”


Extended Deadline for Regular, Special Session and Invited papers submission

Friday, July 16th, 2021

The deadline for Regular, Special Session and Invited papers submission has been extended from July 15 to July 31 (midnight).




NMDC 2021 Postponed to December

Friday, June 25th, 2021

To better accommodate the projected re-opening schedule for Canada, NMDC 2021 (& co-located CEIDP 2021) have been POSTPONED to December 12-15 (2 months). We will have options for remote participation and attendance, to be announced.

Regular paper submission for review and final paper deadlines have been revised.

Late breaking news abstract submission deadline has also been revised.

Registration deadlines have been revised. See the Registration page.

We still plan for opportunities for exhibits including virtual exhibit options. See the Exhibits info page.



Key Dates for NMDC 2021 Paper Submission:
Last date for Special Session and Workshop/Tutorial proposals31-Mar-21
Last date for Short Abstract (text only) submission30-Apr-21 15-May-21
Short Abstract acceptance notification31-May-21
Last date for Regular, Special Session and Invited papers submission15-July-21 31-July-21 (extended)
Paper acceptance notification31-Aug-21 (revised)
Last date for Final Manuscript submission for Regular, Special Session and Invited papers1-Oct-21 (revised)
Late Breaking News Abstract Review Submission15-Oct-21 (revised)
Late Breaking News Abstract Final submission30-Oct-21 (revised)
Pre-registration opens31-Aug-21 (revised)
Regular registration opens31-Oct-21


Please note that due to COVID-19, we may face uncertainty related to travel options and restrictions as well as economic impacts. While we are planning for a face-to-face meeting, we are working on the possibility to offer remote presentations for conference attendees who experience travel restrictions.