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Invited speakers


  • Kaneaki TSUZAKI (National Institute for Materials Science, Japan)
    Fracture and Microstructure in High-Strength Steels: How can we get fracture-resistant steels?
  • Naoki MARUYAMA (Nippon Steel Corporation, Japan / Osaka University, Japan)
    Challenges to eco-friendly advanced ultra-high-strength structural steels


  • Jacques BESSON (Centre des Matériaux, France)
    Ductile failure of vintage and modern line-pipe steels
  • Stefanus HARJO (Japan Atomic Energy Agency (JAEA), Japan)
    In situ neutron diffraction monitoring on transformation and tensile behavior of lath martensite
  • Bevis HUTCHINSON (Swerim AB, Sweden)
    The origins and resulting effects of internal stresses in martensite
  • Satoshi IGI (JFE Steel Corporation, Japan)
    Advanced Technologies for Ductile Fracture Prevention in Gas Transmission Pipeline
  • Makoto KAWAMORI (Kobe Steel, Ltd., Japan)
    Evaluation and Control of Local Hydrogen Distribution for Improving Hydrogen Embrittlement Resistance of Steel
  • Akihiro UENISHI (Nippon Steel Corporation, Japan)
    Development of automotive advanced high strength sheet steels: from macro to nano
  • Stefan ZAEFFERER (Max-Planck-Institut für Eisenforschung GmbH, Germany)
    Quantitative 2D and 3D characterization of lattice defects in metals using electron diffraction techniques in the SEM
  • Xiaodan ZHANG (Danmarks Tekniske Universitet, Denmark)
    Microstructure and strengthening mechanisms in pure iron wires and pearlitic steel wires