2016 International Seminar on Advanced Materials Research (2016 ISAMR) will be held from October 14 to 16, 2016 in Kunming, Yunnan Province, China. This will be the first such seminar and it is scheduled to be held every two years in China with the same topics. The seminar is intended to stimulate discussions on the forefront research in material science and technology. During the seminar, there will be two special sessions honoring Academician Prof. Huang Wei and Academician Prof. Mai Yiu-Wing. All the accepted extended abstracts will be included in the proceedings to be distributed among the participants at the seminar.