XVI International Symposium on Self-propagating High-temperature Synthesis

September 9-13, 2024, Yerevan


Welcome to SHS-2024

With the arrival of autumn in sunny Armenia, we are pleased to invite you to the XVI International Symposium on “Self-propagating High-Temperature Synthesis” (SHS) to be held on September 9-13, 2024 in Yerevan, Armenia.

The Self-propagating High-Temperature Synthesis conference serves as a pivotal platform for experts, researchers, and enthusiasts from around the world to converge and delve into the latest advancements, breakthroughs, and challenges in this dynamic field. SHS, with its unique ability to rapidly produce materials with exceptional properties, has become a cornerstone in diverse applications ranging from advanced ceramics to energetic materials.

The conference has a purpose to embark on a journey of exploration and collaboration in the fascinating realm of materials science and synthesis techniques. This conference not only aims to highlight the current state of SHS research but also seeks to spark new collaborations and inspire innovative ideas. The synergy created by bringing together minds from academia, industry, and research institutions is bound to catalyze advancements that will shape the future of Self-propagating High-Temperature Synthesis.

Symposium Topics

  • Combustion theory and modeling
  • Kinetics and mechanisms of chemical and structure transformations
  • Solution combustion synthesis
  • Mechanically activated SHS systems
  • SHS in thin films
  • Consolidation, hybrid and additive technologies: SHS + (SPS, HIP, HP, SLS, shock-assisted etc.)
  • Functional SHS-materials: bio, catalytic, energetic, magnetic, electronics, optics, etc
  • Explosive production of new materials
  • Refractory and ultra-high-temperature materials
  • SHS in metallurgy, welding, soldering
  • SHS in surface engineering
  • High entropy materials
  • Application and industrialization.

Symposium Photo Gallery

Explore the captivating moments and vibrant discussions captured in our Symposium Photo Gallery

Important Dates
Abstract submission
15 April, 2024
Information to Authors on abstract acceptation
31 April, 2024
Tentative Program
31 May, 2024
Early registration and hotel reservation
14 June, 2024
Final Program
15 July, 2024
09-13 September, 2024

Symposium Venue

The Symposium will be held in National Academy of Sciences of Armenia, located in Yerevan, Armenia. Please see more information click here.

24 Marshal Baghramyan Ave, Yerevan 0019