Special Lectures

Preview the invited speakers who will deliver talks at this year's technical division luncheons and meet the award recipients who will discuss their work at the TMS 2022 Annual Meeting & Exhibition.

Division Luncheon Lectures

Plan to attend some of these special lectures and luncheon events during TMS2022.

Structural Materials Division/Functional Materials Division Luncheon

Speaker: Kevin J. Hemker, Johns Hopkins University
Lecture Title: "Developing Metal MEMS Materials and Devices with Superior Properties"
Date: Monday, February 28, 2022
Time: Noon to 1:30 p.m.
Cost: $50 to receive lunch; purchase your ticket through the TMS2022 registration form. (You may attend the lecture—without lunch—at no cost.)

Extraction & Processing Division/Materials Processing & Manufacturing Division Luncheon

Speaker: Paul E. Krajewski, General Motors Global Research and Development Center
Lecture Title: "An Automotive View of Sustainability"
Date: Tuesday, March 1, 2022
Time: 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Cost: $50 to receive lunch; purchase your ticket through the TMS2022 registration form. (You may attend the lecture—without lunch—at no cost.)

Light Metals Division Luncheon

Speaker: Markus A. Reuter, SMS Group
Lecture Title: "Light Metals: Key Enabler of the Circular Economy"
Date:
Wednesday, March 2, 2022
Time: Noon to 1:30 p.m.
Cost: $50 to receive lunch; purchase your ticket through the TMS2022 registration form. (You may attend the lecture—without lunch—at no cost.) 

Award Lectures

Extraction & Processing Division Distinguished Lecturer

Speaker: David Dreisinger, University of British Columbia
Lecture Title: "Rare Earth and Critical Material Recovery from Peralkaline Volcanic Ores: Minerals Processing, Hydrometallurgy, and Solvent Extraction Separation"

William Hume-Rothery Award

Speaker: Anton Van der Ven, University of California, Santa Barbara
Lecture Title: "Study of Ferroelectricity and Phase Transitions in Hafnia"

Institute of Metals/Robert Franklin Mehl Award

Speaker: Ke Lu, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Lecture Title: "Schwarz Crystal Structures in Extremely Fine-Grained Metals"

William D. Nix Award Lecturers

 

Speaker: Huajian Gao, Nanyang Technological University
Lecture Title:"Mechano-Materials: Engineering Mechanical Properties of Materials with Internal Interfaces and Lightweight Structures"


Speaker: George Pharr, Texas A&M University

Lecture Title: "Nanoindentation—The Next Generation"

Young Professional Award Lectures

Young Innovator in the Materials Science of Additive Manufacturing Award Lecture

Speaker: Tao Sun, University of Virginia
Lecture Title: "The Critical Roles of Keyhole in Laser Powder Bed Fusion"

Young Professional Tutorial Luncheon Lecture

Date: Tuesday, March 1, 2022
Time: 1:15 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.
Cost: $50 to receive lunch; purchase your ticket through the TMS2022 registration form. (You may attend the lectures—without lunch—at no cost.)

Speaker: Fadi Abdeljawad, Clemson University
Lecture Title:"Interface-Driven Phenomena in Materials: From Nanostructuring to Additive Manufacturing"


Speaker: Yu Zou, University of Toronto

Lecture Title: "Tailoring Defects in Alloy Design and Additive Manufacturing: An Analogy with Professional Development"

Japan Institute of Metals and Materials Young Leaders International Scholars

Speaker: Takayuki Kojima, Shinshu University
Lecture Title:"Metallurgy is the Best Way to Explore Intermetallic Catalysts: Case of Heusler Alloys"


Speaker: Daixiu Wei, Tohoku University

Lecture Title: "Strong and Ductile Metastable Single-Phase High-Entropy Alloys: Design, Processing, and Mechanical Behaviors"