Federation of European Materials Societies (FEMS) Programming

FEMS Keynote Symposium:
Energy and Transportation from a European Materials Perspective

This special keynote session of invited talks is organized by FEMS as part of its ongoing collaboration with TMS to support international collaboration on important science and engineering topics.

Date: Wednesday, March 14
Time: 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Location: Phoenix Convention Center, Room 228A
Sponsored by: Federation of European Materials Societies (FEMS)
Organizer: Brett Suddell, Federation of European Materials Societies (FEMS)

Morning Session

"Materials and Energy: The Need for a Systemic Approach"
Yves Bréchet,
Grenoble INP and High Commissioner to Atomic Energy, France

"A European Corporate R&D View: New Materials and Processes in Transportation and Energy"
Winfried Keiper,
Bosch Corporate Research, Germany

"Third Generation Solar Cells from Laboratory to Factory: Developing a Scale-up Route for Perovskite Solar Cells to Turn 'Buildings into Power Stations"
David Worsley,
Swansea University, United Kingdom

"European Efforts in the Development of High-Quality Metallic Components for Energy and Transport Applications"
David Jarvis,
HIPtec, Norway

"Fatigue Micromechanisms and Failure Analysis of Rail Steels"
Donato Firrao,
DISAT, Politecnico di Torino, Italy

Afternoon Session

"Magnesium Alloys in Transportation: Hidden Champions?!"
Karl Kainer,
Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht, Gemany

"Recent Advances in Aluminum Product Development for Transportation"
Timothy Warner,
Constellium C-TEC, France

"Challenges for the Design of Ni-based SX Superalloys Components"
Jonathan Cormier,
Institut Pprime, ISAE-ENSMA, France


"Integrated Computational Materials Engineering (ICME) and Business Decision Support Systems (BDSS) in the Context of Open Innovation and Interdisciplinary Collaboration"
Marc Fry,
Granta Design, United Kingdom

Panel discussions moderated by Pedro Dolabella Portella will be held at the end of the morning and afternoon sessions.