2023 Light Metals Keynote Session

Research and Process Optimization through Computer Modelling and Digitalization

Monday, March 20, 2023
8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
San Diego Convention Center, Room 20ABC
Sponsored by:
TMS Light Metals Division; TMS Aluminum Committee
Dmitry Eskin Brunel University

Hear from invited presenters working in industry and academia at this session, which will kick off light metals programming at TMS2023. The session will conclude with a panel discussion featuring the participating speakers.

Learn about additional light metals programming planned at TMS2023 on the Technical Program web page.

Featured Speakers

Carl Duchesne, Laval University
Presentation Title: "Data Analytics for Advanced Process Monitoring and Control in Primary Aluminum Smelting"

Andre-Felipe Schneider, Hatch Ltd.
Presentation Title: "Numerical Modeling Tools for the Assessment of High-Amperage DC Busbars"

Nancy Holt, Hydro Aluminium AS
Presentation Title: "Hydro Aluminium—Smelter Improvements Through Modelling and Digitalization"

Marlen Bertram, International Aluminium Institute
Presentation Title: "Importance of Transparent Data and Standardized Data Analysis for Decarbonization of the Aluminum Sector"

Matthew Krane, Purdue University
Presentation Title: "Issues in Macroscopic Modeling of Aluminum Direct Chill Casting"

Markus Apel, Access RWTH-Aachen
Presentation Title: "Microstructure Simulation as a Basis for Material Property and Casting Defect Predictions"

Arild Hakonsen, Hycast AS
Presentation Title: "Improving Safety and Performance of DC Casting Lines by Applying Digital Twins, Process Models and Vision Systems"

Elsa Olivetti, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Presentation Title: "Data Driven Methods to Increase Aluminum Recycling"