Malaysia Polymer International Conference


About Conference

Malaysia Polymer International Conference 2019 (MPIC2019) is the 6th conference in the series organized by Polymer Research Center (PORCE), Faculty of Science and Technology, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM). MPIC is a bi-yearly conference. MPIC aims to internationalize polymer research in Malaysia through PORCE as a center of reference in polymer science and technology. MPIC 2019 serves as a platform for the discussion of research findings and sharing of information on research findings related to polymers and composites. MPIC brings together researchers and scientists from the academic and industrial sectors to share their latest scientific findings. MPIC also aims to promote, strengthen and expand the networking among researchers and research centers worldwide. The theme for this year conference is “Current Trends in Polymer Research and Innovations”. The main focus is on the research and development of polymers for novel applications. The direction is towards the advancement of science and technology of polymers for the benefits of mankind.


All those interested to participate in MPIC 2019 are required to register online at the conference’s website: Registration Fees (inclusive of attendance to all talks, conference materials, lunches and refreshment)

Deadline for Abstract Submission: 26 July 2019

Notification of Abstract Acceptance: 26 July 2019

Deadline for Early Bird Registration: 26 July 2019

Deadline for Registration and Payment: 1 September 2019

Deadline for Full Paper Submission: 15 October 2019

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Deadline for Registration and Payment: 1 September 2019

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StatusEarly bird
by 26 July 2019

After 26 July 2019

Local StudentRM 400RM 450
International StudentUSD 250USD 300
Local ParticipantRM 700RM 750
International ParticipantUSD 400USD 450


Payment via Online Transfer (for Local Participants)

Account Name: Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
Account No: 8002234307
Bank Name: CIMB Bank Bhd
Bank Address: Lot 1.04 & 1.05, Level 1, Wisma UNIKEB, 43600 UKM Bangi, Selangor, Malaysia
Reference: MPIC2019 (TKS360)

Payment via Telegraphic Transfer (for International Participants)

Account Name: Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
Account No: 8002234307
Bank Name: CIMB Bank Bhd
Bank Address: Lot 1.04 & 1.05, Level 1, Wisma UNIKEB, 43600 UKM Bangi, Selangor, Malaysia
Swift Code: CIBB MYKL
Reference: MPIC2019 (TKS360)

Proof of payment must be sent to


Please take note that early bird rate is only applicable when payment has been made by 26 July 2019.

Abstract Submission

Please click this link to download the template of abstract.

Abstract must be sent by email to Scientific Committee at by 26 July 2019.


Plenary Speakers

Prof. Dr. Tsutomu Yokozawa


Prof. Dr. Thomas Rosenau

University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences Vienna, Austria

Prof. Dr. Sudesh Kumar

Universiti Sains Malaysia,

Keynote Speakers

Prof. Dr. Amanda Ellis

University of Melbourne Australia

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Taweechai Amornsakchai

Mahidol University, Thailand

Prof. Dr. Lim Lee Wah

Gifu University, Japan

Prof. Dr. Sabu Thomas

Mahatma Gandhi University, India

Invited Speakers

Prof. Dr. Tatsuo Kaneko

Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Japan

Prof. Dr. Hiroshi Uyama

Osaka University, Japan

Assoc Prof. Dr. Seo Myungeun

Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Korea

Prof. Dr. M.A.K. Lakshman Dissanayake

Research Professor, National Institute of Fundamental Studies, Sri Lanka

Dr. Azizah Baharum

Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Malaysia


  • Exploring trends in current research development in polymer science and technology
  • Disseminating research experience and knowledge
  • Providing platform for establishing international linkages and industrial networking


  • Bio-inspired polymer
  • Magnetic polymer
  • Green polymer
  • Polymer coating and adhesion
  • Polysaccharide-based polymer
  • Polymer composites and bio-composites
  • Polymer electrolytes and conductive polymer
  • Polymer processing and characterization
  • Polymer synthesis and chemical modifications
  • Polymer for medical applications
  • Polymer nano-composites and nano-structured
  • Polymeric hydrogel
  • Polymer membrane
  • Polymer colloids
  • Polymer in industry
  • Other related areas


Poster Guidelines:

  • The size of poster is A1 and Velcro will be provided during the conference.
  • Please paste your poster in the first day of the conference.
  • There will be poster judging session and three best poster awards will be given during the closing ceremony.




  • Oral presentation
  • Poster presentation
  • Scientific instrument exhibition


Conference Venue


Publications of Full Paper (MPIC2019)

Selected papers from MPIC 2019 has a potential to be published in journals of:

  1. Arabian Journal of Chemistry
    – IF 2.969 (Q2)
    – Open access
    – Special Issue ‘Current Trends in Polymer Research and Innovations’
    – No publication fees
    – Manuscript preparation guidelines
  2. Sains Malaysiana
    – IF 0.540 (Q4)
    – Open access
    – Normal issue
    – Publication fees RM1500 are payable by author for articles upon acceptance
    – Manuscript template
    – Manuscript preparation guidelines

**All manuscripts must be submitted to secretariat at before 15th October 2019