Meeting Resources

The 12th International Conference and Workshop on Numerical Simulation of 3D Sheet Metal Forming Processes (NUMISHEET 2020)

July 19-24, 2020 • Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel • Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Technical Program

The purpose of this conference series is to provide a world-class forum on sheet metal forming simulations and networking opportunities for scientists and researchers in this field. The technical areas planned for NUMISHEET 2020 include:

  • Materials Modeling and Experimental Testing Methods
  • Friction and Contact
  • Formability, Necking and Fracture
  • Instabilities and Surface Defects
  • Fracture and Damage
  • Numerical Methods
  • Springback
  • Incremental Sheet Forming
  • Roll Forming
  • Innovative Forming Methods
  • Product & Process Design and Optimization

Plenary Lecturers

Bart Carleer
Corporate Technical Director
AutoForm, Germany
Vish Hegadekatte
Principal Scientist
Novelis Global R&D Center, USA
Dirk Mohr
ETH Zurich, Switzerland
Toshihiko Kuwabara
Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology, Japan
Stelios Kyriakides
University of Texas at Austin, USA
Tim Skszek
Senior Manager
Corporate R&D, Magna International, USA
Thomas Stoughton 
Technical Fellow
General Motors R&D Center, USA
Erman Tekkaya
TU Dortmund University, Germany
Ton van den Boogaard
University of Twente, Netherlands
Michael Worswick
University of Waterloo, Canada

Planned Mini-Symposia

The following mini-symposia are planned:

MS1 proposal: Numerical implementation of advanced constitutive models
William M. Scherzinger (USA), Seong Yong Yoon and Frédéric Barlat (Korea)

MS2 proposal: Modeling of sheet metal forming in memory of Prof. Jean-Claude Gelin
Sergey Alexandrov (Russia), Nathalie Boudeau (France), Frédéric Barlat (Korea)

MS3 proposal: Mechanics and Materials of Sheet Forming in Honor of Thomas B. Stoughton
Jeong Woon Yoon (Korea)

MS4 proposal: Machine Learning and Big Data
Dirk Mohr (Switzerland), Tom Eller, Lars Greve and Michael Andres (Germany)

MS5 proposal: Multiscale Modeling of Deformation and Fracture Behavior of etallic materials
Lian Junhe (Germany), Takayuki Nama (Japan), Abhijit Brahme (Canada)

MS6 proposal: Modelling of Thermo-Mechanical Sheet Forming
Erman Tekkaya and Till Clausmeyer (Germany)

MS7 proposal: Necking and fracture in sheet metal forming
Niko Manopulo (Germany), Pavel Hora (Switzerland), Wolfram Volk (Germany), and Jeong-Whan Yoon (Australia)

MS8 proposal: Friction and Wear in Sheet Metal Forming
Johan Hol (Germany), A.H. van den Boogaard (Netherlands), J.H. Wiebenga (Germany), Bart Carleer (Germany), A.R. Chezan (Netherlands), T.V. Khandeparkar (Netherlands), and J. Mulder (Netherlands)

MS9 proposal: Challenges and Opportunities in Forming Aluminum
John Carsley, David Anderson and Vishwanath Hegadekatte (USA)

MS10 proposal: Characterization and Simulation of Warm and Hot Forming of Aluminum Alloy Sheet
David Anderson (USA), Cliff Butcher (Canada), and Michael Worswick (Canada)

Abstract Submissions

Abstracts must be submitted to ProgramMaster by the extended deadline of December 15, 2019, to be considered for inclusion in the conference.

To assist the congress organizing committee in evaluating abstracts fairly, please be as clear and detailed in your abstract as possible. Abstracts should be 150 words, or less.

If you have any questions regarding abstract submission, send an e-mail to TMS Programming Staff.

For More Information

For more information about this meeting, please complete the meeting inquiry form or contact:

TMS Meeting Services
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Pittsburgh, PA 15237
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The organizers of NUMISHEET 2020 hold the health and well-being of our attendees as our highest priority. We have been closely monitoring COVID-19 developments, especially with concern for how the policies and recommendations from government and health organizations could impact our attendees. Currently, the plans for NUMISHEET 2020 are proceeding on schedule. Should any changes to the event be needed, we will update this statement and notify presenters and attendees promptly.