Final Abstract Submission date for SOMChE 2016 is 30th June 2016.

SOMChE 2016
Call for Abstracts


The 2016 SOMChE Committee is pleased to announce that abstract submissions are now open and available via our website.

SOMChE 2016 will be held from 1st December to 3rd December at Miri Marriot Resort & Spa, Miri, Sarawak, Malaysia which is located on the island of Borneo. With the theme of `Engineering Solutions for Sustainable Development’, the symposium will be holding technical & industrial presentations for the wide range of topics as follows

·   Food Process Engineering

·   Energy Conversion and Management including Renewable and Alternative Energy

·   Biotechnology and Bioprocess Engineering

·   Water & Waste Treatment and Management

·   Carbon capture, storage and sequestration

·   Materials, including nanomaterials, polymers, composites and new generations of materials

·   Separation processes

·   Reaction Engineering and Catalyst Technology

·   Process System Engineering, including process modeling, simulation, optimisation and control

·   Chemical Engineering Education

Papers from other areas related to the main theme are also welcome.

Confirmed keynote speakers include Professor Ahmad Fauzi Ismail (UTM, Malaysia), Professor Pogaku Ravindra (Universiti Malaysia Sabah), Professor Vishnu Pareek (Curtin University, Australia), Professor Xiao Dong Chen (Soochow University, China), Professor Lee Keat Teong (USM, Malaysia), Professor Taufiq Yap (UPM, Malaysia) and Dr Charlie Yeo (CEO/Chief Scientist, Sarawak Biodiversity Centre).

Types of submissions can be either technical paper or review paper. Presentation formats will be available in both oral and poster form and authors are requested to nominate their preference during the submission process. Online submission can be done through this link:

High quality submitted papers will be considered for publications in Fuel Processing Technology (ISI Journal, 2014 IF: 3.352), International Journal of Food Engineering (ISI Journal, 2014 IF: 0.497), Chemical Product and Process Modeling (SCOPUS indexed Journal), ASEAN Journal of Chemical Engineering (SCOPUS indexed Journal) and Water Conservation Science & Engineering (a new Springer journal).

Important Dates

Abstract submission  2nd May 2016 Extended to 30th June 2016
Notification of abstract acceptance  15th June 2016  Extended to 15th July 2016
Full manuscript submission  15th August 2016
Early bird registration  15th August 2016
Notification of full paper acceptance  30th September 2016
Camera-ready manuscript submission  30th October 2016
Normal registration  30th October 2016
Technical/Social Visit  30th November 2016
Symposium  1st – 3rd December 2016

We look forward to seeing you in Miri.


Dr Agus Saptoro

Chair – SOMChE 2016


Flyer of the symposium can be downloaded from