Solar Cell Silicon: Production and Recycling
Lead Organizer: Anne Kvithyld, SINTEF
Session topics will feature recycling silicon from "off- cut" from the ingot, electronic components, trashed cells, and reclaiming values in the swarf, refining technologies of silicon based on settling, filtration and directional solidification, and new silicon feedstock technologies.
Advanced Materials and Fuels Enabling Fusion-Fission Hybrid Reactor Systems
Lead Organizer: Joseph Collin Farmer, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
This symposium will be a forum for research scientists and engineers from national laboratories, universities and industry to discuss unique materials challenges for hybrid reactor technology, including materials modeling, development, characterization and testing to chart a path for further development of new, high-temperature radiation-resistant and corrosion-resistant materials.
Alternative Energy Resources for Metals & Materials Production Symposium
Lead Organizer: Ann M. Hagni, Geoscience Consultant
New and developing technologies, as well as traditional methods will be explored. [Learn More]
Modeling of Multi-Scale Phenomena for Batteries
Lead Organizer: Adrian S. Sabau, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
This symposium will provide a forum for the presentation of computational techniques and experimental studies for the modeling of multi-scale phenomena in batteries. [Learn More]
Mechanical Performance for Current and Next-Generation Nuclear Reactors
Lead Organizer: Dylan Morris, NIST
This symposium will provide a forum for researchers engaged in experimental or theoretical investigations of the mechanical behavior of materials in nuclear reactors.
Nuclear Energy: Processes & Policies
Lead Organizer: Brajendra Mishra, Colorado School of Mines
This symposium will cover new ideas on component manufacturing and processing, as well as development and testing of materials for high dose reactor applications. [Learn More]
Energy Conservation in Metals
Lead Organizer: Cynthia K. Belt, Superior Industries International
This symposium will present current and potential technology and methodology for the extractions of metals and processing materials.
Materials in Clean Power Systems V: Clean Coal-, Hydrogen
Based-Technologies, Fuel Cells, and Materials for Energy Storage
Lead Organizer: Xingbo Liu, West Virginia University
Sessions will cover an array of technologies, including various materials in fuel cell systems, clean coal technologies, carbon sequestration, membrane-based gas separation, biofuel production from different sources, etc., as well as efficient energy storage. [Learn More]
Carbon Dioxide and Other Greenhouse Gas Reduction Metallurgy - 2010
Lead Organizer: Neale R. Neelameggham, US Magnesium LLC
This third symposium on CO2 reduction metallurgy will include reduction and other greenhouse gases and pave ways to accomplish this in a cost effective manner, utilizing all available energy sources including solar and stored energy in the form of wastes. [Learn More]
Carbon Management for Minerals, Metals, Materials and Manufacturing Industries
Lead Organizer: Subodh K. Das, Phinix LLC
This symposium explores the critical need to study and devise implementable technology-based strategies for the U.S. and global materials in light of pending EPA legislation. [Learn More]
"Sustainable" Materials Processing and Production
Lead Organizer: Christina Meskers, Umicore
This symposium will offer presentations on efforts to minimize the use of energy and resources in the production and processing of materials. [Learn More]
Recycling General Sessions
Lead Organizer: Joseph Pomykala, Argonne National Laboratory
Sessions will cover innovative research work, advances in ongoing research, and general industrial practices from recycling of metals and materials.
General Poster Sessions
Visual presentations on electronic materials will be showcased.