Sessions - Minisymposia

Procedures for the approval of a proposal for a Session-Workshop or Minisymposium

The organizer must provide:
1. A proposal for the organization of a Session-Workshop or Minisymposium.
2. A small description of his/her proposal (no more than 150 words).
3. A short CV.
4. Information about the procedures which will be followed for the promotion of that Session-Workshop or Minisymposium (the organizer is responsible for the promotion).
5. His/her full affiliations along with an e-mail adress for the submission of papers on the subject of the Session-Workshop or Minisymposium.

Attention Note: The maximum number of papers per author is four (4)

After the approval, the organizer will be the person responsible for the selection of the papers. The papers must be sent to the ICCMSE Secretariat until 11 April 2019. In the Proceedings of ICCMSE 2019 the Sessions-Workshops and Minisymposia will lie in a separate section of the Volume with a Preface created by the organizer. Occasionally, the organizer must inform us about the participation of his/her Session. If a Session consists of at least 6 registrations, the organizer will be granted free registration for ICCMSE 2019. If a Symposium consists of at least 10 registrations, the organizer will be granted free registration and have a part of the accomodation expenses covered.

If a participant wants to send a paper to a Symposium mentioned below, please use e-mail address(es) of the organizer(s).





1) Title: Computational Chemistry (CC)

Organizer: Taku Onishi, PhD (Chair), Mie University, JAPAN



“Computational Chemistry (CC)” will be held as the main symposium in ICCMSE 2019.  Our aim is to offer an opportunity to build a scientific friendship through interdisciplinary discussion, between  computational, experimental and theoretical chemists from all around the world. Outstanding active scientists will present their recent studies. The cooperation of emeritus professors is indispensable and very important. We look forward to seeing you in Rhodos.

•Computational Chemistry, Computational Physics, Experimental Chemistry
•Materials Science, Biological Science, Chemical Reaction
•Theoretical Chemistry, Quantum Physics, Method Development


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2) Title: Photonic Metamaterials

Organizer: Tatjana Gric, Department of Electronic Systems, Vilnius Gediminas Technical University

E-mail: Tatjana.Gric@Dal.Ca


Metamaterials have, in the last few decades, inspired scientists and engineers to think about waves beyond traditional constraints imposed by materials in which they propagate, conceiving new functionalities, such as subwavelength imaging, invisibility cloaking and broadband ultraslow light. While mainly for ease of fabrication, many of the metamaterials concepts have initially been demonstrated at longer wavelengths and for microwaves, metamaterials have subsequently moved to photonic frequencies and the nanoscale. At the same time, metamaterials are recently embedding new quantum materials such as graphene, dielectric nanostructures and, as metasurfaces, surface geometries and surface waves while also embracing new functionalities such as nonlinearity, quantum gain and strong light-matter coupling.
This Session, "Photonic Metamaterials" is devoted to exhibiting the current state of the art of the dynamic and vibrant field of photonic metamaterials reaching across various disciplines, suggesting exciting applications in chemistry, material science, biology, medicine, and engineering. It will illuminate recent advances in the wider photonic metamaterials field, such as (to mention a few) active metamaterials and metasurfaces, self-organized nanoplasmonic metamaterials, graphene metamaterials, metamaterials with negative or vanishing refractive index and topological metamaterials facilitating ultraslow broadband waves on the nanoscale and novel applications, such as stopped-light lasing.
3) Title: The Third Symposium on Computational Methods in Economics and Nature Use

Organizers: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Alexander N. Medvedev, Scientific Secretary, Institute of Industrial Ecology UB RAS, Yekaterinburg, Russia, Associate Professor (part time), Department of Systems Analysis and Decision Making, Ural Federal University, Yekaterinburg, Russia, Active Member of the European Academy of Natural Sciences, Hanover, Germany and Assoc. Prof. Dr. Marina A. Medvedeva, Head of the Department of Systems Analysis and Decision Making, Ural Federal University, Yekaterinburg, Russia



The Symposium is dedicated to the discussion of development and practical application of computational methods and information technologies in such important spheres of human activity as economics and nature use.
The representatives of academic and university science, business, as well as students and postgraduates are welcomed to take part in the Symposium.
The presentations may describe the newly created models and methods, as well as particular examples of their use for the evaluation, analysis and forecasting of different indicators in the field of economy, nature use, management, and related spheres.
The presentations may be in oral, poster or virtual format.
Topics to be covered:
  • Data Analysis, Modeling and Forecasting in Economic and Environmental Studies;
  • Computer models, methods, algorithms;
  • Artificial neural networks and other machine learning methods;
  • Software Tools, Information Systems, Web Applications;
  • Computer Science and Education;
  • Related topics.
4) Title: Fluid Dynamics

Organizer: Prof. Dr. Zied Driss, HDR, Ph.D., Engineer, Professor at National School of Engineers of Sfax, Project Chief at Laboratory of Electromechanical Systems, Laboratory of Electromechanical Systems (LASEM), National School of Engineers of Sfax (ENIS), University of Sfax (US), B.P. 1173, Road Soukra km 3.5, 3038, Sfax, Tunisia, GSM: + 216 97 589 202, Tel.: + 216 74 274 409 (Labo: 115 - Office: 380), Fax: + 216 74 275 595, Research Gate:, Mendeley profile:, Scopus Author ID:



The aim of the proposed Symposium is to collect original research articles as well as review articles on the most recent developments and research efforts in Fluid Dynamics, with the purpose of providing guidelines for future research directions.
Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:
  • Computational Fluid Dynamics
  • Environmental Fluid Dynamics
  • Multiphase Fluid Dynamics
  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Fluid-Structure Interaction
  • Aerodynamics
  • Hydrodynamics
  • Thermodynamics
  • Heat and Mass Transfer
  • Combustion
  • Rotating Flow
  • Reacting Flow
  • Compressible Flow
  • Jet and Wake Flow
  • Non-Newtonian Flow
  • Boundary Layer Flow
  • Turbulence Theory
5) Title: ISCSIT 2019, 3rdInternational Symposium on Computer Science and Information Technology

Organizers: Dr. Martin Kotyrba – Chairman, Assoc.Prof. Eva Volna – Vice-Chairman, Dr. Vladimir Bradac–Vice-Chairman, Dr. Martin Zacek–Vice-Chairman, Dr. Bogdan Walek–Vice-Chairman, Dr. Pavel Smolka and Dr. Michal Janosek, Department of  Informatics and Computers, 30. dubna 22, 70103 Ostrava, Czech Republic



Computer science isthe study of the theory, experimentation, and engineering that form the basis for the design and use of computers. It is the scientific and practical approach to computation and its applications and the systematic study of the feasibility, structure, expression, and mechanization of the methodical procedures (or algorithms) that underlie the acquisition, representation, processing, storage, communication of, and access to information. Information science and EDU is to mediate new findings and approaches of experts in the field of ICT application not only in Education. 
  • Computer scince
  • Information systems
  • Computer graphics, Image Processing, Computer Vision
  • Information technology
  • Web Ontologies, Deductions, OWL
  • Adaptive E-learning
  • Didactic principles of ICT supported in struction
  • Learning applications, eLearning and examination with the use of ICT
  • Computer based instruction in natural, technical and socialsciences
  • Virtual learning environment
  • Computer networks
  • Databases and databases systems
  • Information and knowledge management
Best selected papers from ISCSIT 2019 will be invited to be extended and subsequently sent for reviews and publishing for special issue in the following journals:   
  • International Journal of Information and Communication Technologies in Education (ICTE)
  • Journal of Numerical Analysis, Industrial and AppliedMathematics (JNAIAM)
  • Journal of MathematicalChemistry (Springer)
  • Journal of Computational Methods in Sciences and Engineering (JCMSE)
  • Applied Mathematics & Information Sciences (AMIS)
  • Papers in the form of extended abstracts max.4 pages after the template send to the email
  • Paper submission deadline 31 March 2019
  • We note that our policy for the publication of more than one papers is the following:
  • For one paper: 300 EUR / For two papers: 450 EUR
6) Title: 3th Symposium on Computational Simulation and Experimental Analysis of Hygrothermal Phenomena in Building Envelopes

Organizer: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Zuzana Hlaváčová, Department of Physics, Faculty of Engineering, Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra, Trieda Andreja Hlinku 2, 94976 Nitra, Slovak Republic



The overall degradation of a building material or structure can be expressed, in the simplest way, by a qualitative or numerical indicator of the global condition level which determines the loss of performance of the considered material, building part or the whole building under its climatic environment over time. Hygrothermal phenomena are responsible for a substantial part of degradation processes particularly in the cold regions, where water condensation and freezing belong to the main deterioration mechanisms. The load-bearing structures and surfaces are parts of a building where the assessment of the degradation level is most significant. The interface between structure and surface layer is another important point because if the adhesion of both layers is compromised, whole parts of surface layer can be detached. Computer simulation is a powerful tool for an assessment of the degradation level of a particular material or structure. However, the quality of input data presents a critical factor for the achievement of reliable results. Therefore, in any analysis of the environmental impact on degradation of building envelopes computational simulations and experimental measurements are supposed to be done together.
The symposium brings together mathematicians active in numerical analysis and applied mathematics on one side, and experimental physicists and materials engineers working in the field of hygrothermal analysis and degradation of materials on the other. The main topics include but are not limited to:
  • Characterization of environmental impact on buildings
  • Computational modeling of hygrothermal processes in building envelopes
  • Determination of input parameters for computational analyses
  • Experimental investigation of hygrothermal processes 
  • Computer-aided service life estimates
7) Title: Symposium in honor of Dennis Salahub

Organizer: Ajit Thakkar, PhD, FCIC, Professor Emeritus, Chemistry Department, University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, NB, Canada,



A symposium on various aspects of theoretical and computational chemistry, biochemistry and materials science will be organized to celebrate the life work of Dennis Salahub


8) Title: Automation Methods in Computational Networking

Organizer: Siavash Khorsandi: Associate Professor at Tehran Polytechnic (Amirkabir) University, Adjunct Professor at Carleton University (Ottawa, Canada) and currently visiting professor at University of Toronto (Canada)



Networking and computation is no longer considered as separate disciplines developed in isolation. With the advent of distributed applications, internet of things, fog/cloud computing and virtualization, computing and networking are ever increasingly inter-tangled. Due to large scale deployment of dynamic applications and advent of network as a service based on network function virtualization and software defined networking, elasticity and automation have emerged as a necessary enabling technology for system stability and scalability. This symposium is devoted to computational networking and in particular automation algorithms, experiences and tools. 
The topics include:
  • Software defined networking: SDN, SDX, SDR, SDS, SDNS
  • Distributed storage systems
  • Network coding and applications
  • Function virtualization: NFV, NFC, SFC, NFP
  • Adaptive virtual private networks
  • Distributed testbeds
  • Federated ecosystems
  • Information centric neworking: ICN, NDN, CCN
  • Internet of Things (IoT) and 5G
  • Service elasticity and automation
9) Title: Amorphous to Crystalline Structures in Computational Science

Organizer: Silviu Polosan, PhD (Chair), NIMP Bucharest, Romania



Computational Science is one of the most useful theoretical approaches in the field of organic and organometallic materials for Organic Light Emitting Diodes (OLED) and Organic Photovoltaics (OPV). Generally, the computational properties of those materials are focused on the single molecule to determine the stability, energy states and vibrational properties. However, in experimental devices, the active layers consist of thin films with more or less amorphous structure which significantly influences the charge transport in the sandwiches functional structures. The key point is to determine by Computational Science the charge transport properties for complex crystalline structures which are formed as a result of the ππ stacking between molecules. 
  1. Electronic properties of dispersed molecules in conducting polymers
  2. Charge transport in π®π stacked molecules.
  3. Evaluation of photovoltaic parameters in amorphous and partial crystalline active thin films.
10) Title: Applications  of Nano-materials

Organizer: Prof P.Pramanik, Distinguished Professor, GLA University ,Nano-material Laboratory  Mathura , India, Collaborators with Jadavpur University ,Nano-structured sensors Laboratory , Kolkata, India, Adviser, Indian Statistical Institute , Agriculture  and Ecology , Kolkata, India



Following subjects will be encouraged for  presentations  involving  the applications of Nano-materials  /nanostructured materials:
  1. Treatment of water  ( It may involve  photo and chemical remediation )
  2. Catalysis for chemical industries 
  3. Energy storage ( Battery /super-capacitor )
  4. Nano-drugs 
  5. Nano-lubricating materials 
  6. Graphene , Carbon allotropes and their  applications
  7. Nano-materials for sensor 
11) Title: Advanced Signal Processing Methods in Geoscience: From Theory to Applications

Organizers:  Dr. Ya-juan Xue, Associate Professor at School of Communication Engineering, Chengdu University of Information Technology, Chengdu 610225, China; Dr. Xing-jian Wang, Professor at State Key Laboratory of Oil and Gas Reservoir Geology and Exploitation, Chengdu University of Technology, Chengdu 610059, China



The scope of this symposium is to discuss topics specifically related to advanced signal processing methods and algorithms, data processing, artificial intelligence, computer graphics, computer visualization, machine leaning and other computational aspects used in Geoscience. The applications of mathematical modeling, simulation, numerical analysis and other computational aspects to the fields are also welcomed.
The objective of the symposium is to promote discussion and exchange of information among experts from both academia and industry who are interested in developing mathematical models and efficient algorithms for solving them and focus on different aspects of experimental and theoretical studies related to the above topics, such as mathematicians, geoscientists, physicists and engineers.
12) Title: Diagnostics of Health through Prism of Physical Activity Prevention

Organizer: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Elena Bendíková, PhD., MatejBel University, Faculty of Arts, Department of physical Education and Sport, Tajovského 40, 974 01 BanskáBystrica, Slovak Republic, EU



One of priority tasks, which every person has in a life, is a care for his/ her health. Unlike the past, an emphasis is now increasingly on a personal responsibility for one's own health. While in a past, the health has been determined predominantly by an influence of biological patterns, it is now more and more clearly conditioned by social factors. For the last two decades, we have witnessed an increase in civilization diseases, both in children and adult populations, where early and proper diagnostics with appropriately selected physical activity can be starting point and prevention of the listed situation.
13) Title: Computational Data Analysis and Numerical Methods

Organizer: Luís M. Grilo, Unidade Departamental de Matemática e Física, Instituto Politécnico de Tomar and Centro de Matemática e Aplicações (CMA), FCT-UNL, Portugal



The aim of the symposium is to bring together researchers with different backgrounds and interests in all aspects of Computational Data Analysis and Numerical Methods. All researchers, academicians, practitioners, as well as students interested in these knowledge areas are invited to submit original unpublished results to the peer review for publication and presentation. 
Statistical applications, especially with real data, are very welcome, namely in Natural Sciences, Life Science,Health Sciences, Human and Social Sciences, Engineering, Education, Tourism and Sports.
14) Title: Smart Grid Technology for Smart Cities

Organizer: Symposium's Chair: Dr. H. Anandakumar, Professor(Associate) & Research Head, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Sri Eshwar College of Engineering, Coimbatore, Tamilnadu, India. Dr. R. Arulmurugan, Professor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Presidency University, Bangalore, Karnataka, India



The past few years, Global Smart Grid Technology Market is poised to grow up to 40% by 2025. Smart grids have been the main topic of fervent research and development at both industrial and academic level. Smart grids have the demand response capacity to strike a balance between power consumption and supply. Besides this, smart grids can integrate new energy sources like solar and wind with traditional sources. This will enable the citizens of smart cities to eventually integrate their solar or wind systems with the grid and start feeding unused power into the grid. The smart cities of tomorrow will need a dynamic power generation and supply system that is capable of delivering quality power without compromising energy efficiency. To meet the goals of a smart city in supporting a sustainable high-quality lifestyle for citizens, a smart city needs a smart grid. To build smart cities of the future, Information and Communications Technology infrastructure will be a key enabler, and strategic choices made by utilities today have the power to transform society tomorrow.
Topics not limited to:
  • Private / public network sharing 
  • Development of low cost wireless sensors
  • Electric vehicle charging
  • Smart energy systems 
  • Sustainable cities 
  • Zero energy buildings
  • Home energy management solutions 
  • Smart communications and Large scale data analysis
Paper submission deadline 31 March 2019
15) Title: Logic Synthesis and Control Systems

Organizers: Robert Czerwinski, PhD, Silesian University of Technology, Institute of Electronics, ul. Akademicka 16, 44-100 Gliwice, Poland, tel. +48 32 237 1720, fax. +48 32 237 22 25, Prof.Dariusz Kania, Silesian University of Technology, Institute of Electronics, ul. Akademicka 16, 44-100 Gliwice, Poland, Józef Kulisz, PhD, Silesian University of Technology, Institute of Electronics, ul. Akademicka 16, 44-100 Gliwice, Poland, tel. +48 32 237 13 16, fax. +48 32 237 22 25, Remigiusz Wiśniewski, PhD, DSc, University of Zielona Gora, ul. prof. Z. Szafrana 2, 65-516 ZielonaGóra, Poland, tel.: +48 68 328 22 48, Grzegorz Bazydło, PhD, University of Zielona Gora, ul. prof. Z. Szafrana 2, 65-516 Zielona Góra, Poland, tel.: +48 68 328 22 48



Complexity of modern digital circuits makes “manual” designing at a low level of abstraction practically unfeasible. A human designer must be supported by appropriate software tools, which can “translate” the desired function into a structure consisting of logic gates, and/or equivalent primitive elements available in the target technology. Logic synthesis is the crucial stage, providing the bridge between design description and technology mapping. As the result of the logic synthesis process a solution is generated, which is a structure of appropriately interconnected logic gates, flip-flops, LUTs, etc. Typically, the synthesis is performed for an objective function, such as minimizing the number of logic blocks (area), delay of interconnection, minimizing the power consumed, or making the implementation more testable. Logic synthesis utilizes very specific mathematical apparatus, e. g. set theory, and various kinds of graphs.
The aim of the symposium is to provide a platform for discussion on recent research results, technology trends, developments, and achievements in the fields of logic synthesis, and control systems, together with security aspects. Read more on the
16) Title: Design, Analysis and Retrofitting of Civil Structures and Infrastructures in Seismic Prone Areas

Organizer: Francesco Clementi(a), Antonio Formisano(b), Gabriele Milani (c*)

a) Polytechnic University of Marche, Via Brecce Bianche 10, Monte Dago, Ancona, Italy 
b) University of Naples Federico II, Piazzale Tecchio 80, Naples, Italy
c) Technical University of Milan, Piazza Leonardo da Vinci 32, Milan, Italy 
*) Corresponding organizer, Phone: +39 02 2399 4290.



Past earthquakes have shown that not only existing structures and infrastructures, but also new constructions may exhibit an insufficient resistance against seismic loads and extreme events. 
The numerical and experimental assessment, as well as the mechanical modeling and design practice of existing and new structures when subjected to horizontal loads is undoubtedly an open issue, because of the complexity of the problem itself and because the research involves several different disciplines, fields of expertise and approaches. 
Open challenges to tackle a consistent seismic design are more profoundly faced by developing countries, where the inadequacy and poor access to advanced technologies, resources, and knowledge result in the construction of new structures still vulnerable to horizontal loads. 
Conversely, open issues in industrialized countries are still the mitigation of the seismic vulnerability of the existing structures and infrastructures, with particular attention to traditional materials, especially masonry and timber. 
The Special Session aims at comprehensively collecting papers dealing with key issues related to the correct design of new structures and infrastructures and mitigate the vulnerability of existing buildings in seismic zone.
Experimental works, numerical models, emblematic case studies, reviews of existing design and construction approaches are particularly welcome. 
17) Title: Allometry and Scaling in Medicine, Biophysics and Ecology

Organizer: Dr. Atanas Atanasov,  Prof. of Physics and Biophysics, Medical Faculty, Trakia University, Department of Physics and Biophysics, Armeiska str. 11, 6000 Stara Zagora, BULGARIA, Fax: +359 (042) 600705



Allometry is the study of the relationship of body size to shape, anatomy, physiology, behaviour and ecologyfirst outlined by Otto Snell in 1892, by D'Arcy Thompson in 1917 and by Julian Huxley in 1932. Huge numbers of morphological, anatomical, physiological, medical and biophysical traits of living organisms depend on their mass, size, body mass index, and life expectancy.
The relationship between the local parameters and the integral characteristics of the organisms is assumed to be expressed by allometric dependencies of the type: Y = aXb, where a and b are constants, Y reflect the local traits and X reflect the integral characteristics of the organism- mass, volume, surface, BMI, lifespan and others.
The power coefficient can have positive and negative values and varied normally in the window from zero to 2.0. The correlation coefficients in these relationships are generally high and reflect statistically significant relationships between variables.
Allometric dependencies allow new empirical patterns and statistical links to be found between first-look unrelated characteristics of living organisms. Since the use of allometry is done for the first time for the purposes of biology, these dependencies are well developed in this area, but are still poorly addressed in the field of medicine, despite the vast array of data in this field of science and practice.
The same applies to areas such as biophysics, biochemistry, bio-technical sciences as well as other scientific areas related to living organisms and systems (ecology, Solar-Earth connections, epidemic and climatic dependencies and their impact on organisms and ecosystems).
The necessary condition for a possible allometric connection is to obtain a relatively high correlation coefficient between the variables in the processing of the data sets. The additional condition for allometric scaling is the proportional change of these organismal characteristics, according to body mass, size, BMI, lifespan and others.
Allometric scaling is a method for examining the structural and functional consequences of changes in size, mass, lifespan and connection to various unknown regulatory mechanisms. All this expresses the all-time approach as a promising innovative method in all areas of science.
Presentation and Topics
  1. The Mini-Symposium will include oral presentations and poster session. 
  2. The basic topics include:
  •   statistical methods used for derivation of newallometricmedical, biophysicaland ecological relationships
  •   theoretical and experimental methods used for investigation of medical and biophysicalparametersof human and living organisms
  •   new computational methods in medicine and biophysics 
  •   new scientific technics in medicine and biophysics
  •   new empiric (allometric) relationships between medical, biological, physiological and biophysical parameters of human and living organisms