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List of speakers:

     Keynote Speaker:

  • KM Liew, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong   (Professor Liew is the Head of Department of Architecture and Civil Engineering and Chair Professor of Civil Engineering, City University of Hong Kong. Prior to this, Professor Liew was appointed Chair Professor of Building and Construction, City University of Hong Kong, a tenured Professor at Nanyang Technological University (Singapore) and the Founding Director of Nanyang Center for Supercomputing and Visualization. Over his academic career, he has published over 650 SCI journal articles. Professor Liew is listed by the  Institute for Scientific Information (ISI) as a Highly Cited Researcher in Engineering. His publications have been cited over fifteen thousand times and his current h-index is 55 (ISI) or 66 (Google Scholar). To date,  Professor Liew has attracted over US$35 million research and development funds from government funding agencies, industries and higher institutions. He has graduated over 40 PhD students and supervised over 30 Post-doc fellows. His students are well received by industries and many of them have become faculty members of universities worldwide.) 

     Invited Speakers: 

  • Artur W. Carbonari, Hyperfine Interactions Group – IPEN, Brazil
    Measurements of local magnetic field at different regions in CoO nanoparticles within an atomic resolution
  • Vitaliano Chiodo, CNR-ITAE, Italy
    Effect of pollutants on biogas steam reforming
  • Victor Champagne, ARL Cold Spray Center, USA
    Advancements in Cold Spray
  • Abderrahim Guittoum, Nuclear Research Centre of Algiers, Algeria
  • Ming Gao, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China
    Achieving high quality weld of aluminum alloy by laser beam oscillation
  • Hiren Kotadia, The University of Warwick, UK
    Recent advances, present challenges and future trends on Aluminium for automotive industries
  • Milan Klicpera, Charles University, Czech Republic
    Vibron states in tetragonal Ce-based intermetallic compounds – the case of CeCuAl3 and CePdAl2 – inelastic neutron scattering study
  • Chain Tsuan Liu, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    FCC high entropy alloys (HEAs) strengthened by intermetallic precipitates
  • Yue Liu, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China
    Elastic strain engineering at heterogeneous interfaces in metallic materials
  • Takashi Maeshima, TOYOTA CENTRAL R&D LABS., INC, Japan
    Effect of Ni addition on the interfacial reaction between Cu and Pb-free Sn-Cu solder
  • Valery Orlov, National Research Center “Kurchatov institute”, Russia
    Nature of chemical bonding in phase change materials
  • Aurelien Perron, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, USA
    To be announced
  • Enza Passalacqua, CNR-ITAE, Italy
    Materials for Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cells
  • Ildiko Peter, Politecnico di Torino, Italy
    Light alloys for critical areas
  • Rolando Pedicini, CNR-ITAE, Italy
    H2 storage by innovative materials
  • Andrei Salak, University of Aveiro, Portugal
    Multifuntional Layered Double Hydroxides
  • Andras Tompos, Research Centre for Natural Sciences, HAS, Hungary
    Rutile based conductive nanostructures in electrocatalysis
  • Francisco Tabares, CIEMAT, Spain
    Application of LiSn alloys to Nuclear Fusion Reactors
  • Xiaowang Zhou, Sandia National Laboratories, USA
    Towards Molecular Dynamics Simulations of Hydrogen Embrittlement of Stainless Steels