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12th International Conference on Magnesium Alloys and their Applications (Mg 2021)

June 15–18, 2021

Virtual Event

Technical Program

The 12th International Conference on Magnesium Alloys and Their Applications (Mg 2021) will cover the full breadth of magnesium research and development, from primary production to applications to end-of-life management, including the following topics:

  • Primary Production
  • Alloy Development
  • Solidification and Casting Processes
  • Forming and Thermo-mechanical Processing
  • Other Manufacturing Process Development (Including Joining and Additive Manufacturing)
  • Corrosion and Protection
  • Modeling and Simulation
  • Structural, Functional, Biomedical, and Energy Applications
  • Advanced Characterization and Fundamental Theories
  • Recycling and Environmental Issues
  • Other

Topics will also include magnesium-based compounds and composites.

Details of the technical program are available to view in ProgramMaster's Session Sheets. In preparation for the conference, you may find it helpful to review Frequently Asked Questions and visit the Attendee Toolbox for some tips and tools before the event begins.

Plenary Speakers

John Allison, University of Michigan, USA
Presentation Title: "Accelerating Predictive Understanding of Microstructural Evolution and Mechanical Behavior of Magnesium Alloys"

Irene Beyerlein, University of California Santa Barbara, USA
Presentation Title: "Effects of Interfaces on Deformation Twinning Behavior at the Mesoscale"

Nick Birbilis, Australian National University, Australia
Presentation Title: "Breaking Expectations in Magnesium Alloys"

Hamid Jahed, University of Waterloo, Canada
Presentation Title: "Magnesium Structural Application: A Case Study"

Yoshihito Kawamura, Kumamoto University, Japan
Presentation Title: "Research and Development Trends in LPSO Magnesium Alloys for Structural and Biomedical Applications"

Michele Manuel, University of Florida, USA
Presentation Title: "Processing Magnesium Metal Matrix Composites Using Electromagnetic Acoustic Transduction"

Fusheng Pan, Chongqing University, China
Presentation Title: "Development and Applications of High Plasticity Magnesium Alloys"

Maria Teresa Perez-Prado, IMDEA Materials Institute, Spain
Presentation Title: "Dislocation-particle Interactions in Magnesium Alloys"

Anil Sachdev, General Motors Company, USA
Presentation Title: "Advances in Magnesium Alloys for Automotive Applications"

Kwang Seon Shin, Seoul National University, Korea
Presentation Title: "Development of High Performance Magnesium Alloys"

Jonathan Weiler, Meridian Lightweight, Canada
Presentation Title: "Contemporary Magnesium Die-casting Research and Technology: A Canadian Viewpoint"

Michael Worswick, University of Waterloo, Canada
Presentation Title: "Characterization and Continuum Modeling of a Rare-earth Magnesium Alloy Leading to Full-scale Auto Parts"

Invited Speakers

Matthew Barnett, Deakin University, Australia

Joshua Caris, Terves Inc., USA

Mert Celikin, University College Dublin, Ireland

William Curtin, Epfl Sti Igm Lammm, Switzerland

Daria Drozdenko, Charles University, Czech Republic

Mark Easton, RMIT University, Australia

Gang Fang, Tsinghua University, China

Joel Fournier, Alliance Magnesium, Canada

Christoph Gourlay, Imperial College London, United Kingdom

Tomonari Inamura, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan

Shouxun Ji, Brunel University, United Kingdom

Li Jin, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China

Vineet Joshi, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, United States

In-ho Jung, Seoul National University, South Korea

David Klaumünzer, Volkswagen AG, Germany

Bin Li, University of Nevada, United States

Petra Maier, University of Applied Sciences Stralsund, Germany

Victoria Miller, University of Florida, United States

Aeriel Murphy-Leonard, Ohio State University, United States

Isao Nakatsugawa, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Japan

Jian-Feng Nie, Monash University, Australia

Xiaodong Peng, Chongqing University, China

Warren Poole, University of British Columbia, Canada

Adam Powell, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, United States

Taisuke Sasaki, National Institute for Materials Science, Japan

John Scully, University of Virginia, United States

David St. John, University of Queensland, Australia

Ashley Stone, MAXImolding! Technology Germany, Germany

Bong Sun You, Korea Institute of Materials Science, South Korea

Leyun Wang, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China

Scott Whalen, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, United States

Mikhail Zheludkevich, Helmholtz Zentrum Geesthacht, Germany

Mingyi Zheng, Harbin Institute of Technology, China

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