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Engineering of Advanced Materials



11 April

9:00 - 10:00 Registration
10:00 - 10:10 Welcome
Carolin Körner, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany
Chair: Ryan Dehoff
10:10 - 10:40 The Hybrid Process Approaches for Electron Beam Selective Melting
Feng Lin, Tsinghua University, ME, China
10:40 - 11:10 High Power 6 kW EBM machine and supporting technologies - JEOL's challenge
Yohsuke Yoshinari, JEOL Ltd., Japan
11:10 - 11:30 A.T.H.E.N.E. - Expanding the potential of SEBM through improved electron beam technology
Fuad Osmanlic, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany
11:30 - 11:50 Laser Heated Electron Beam Gun Optimization to Improve Additive Manufacturing
Ralf Edinger, Canmora Tech, Canada
11:50 - 12:10 Surface Texture Optimization of Additive Manufactured Components: Surface Finishing of AM-metal Components for Optimal Mechanical Performance
Agustin Diaz, REM Surface Engineering, United States
12:10 - 13:10 Lunch
Chair: Mohsen Seifi
13:10 - 13:40Electron Beam Melting for the production of Titanium Aluminides alloys
Sara Biamino, Politecnico di Torino, Italy
13:40 - 14:00 Processing Fe3Al based Iron Aluminides via SEBM - Processing Window, Microstructure and Properties
Lucas Adler, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany
14:00 - 14:20 Electron beam melting of non-rare-earth MnAl-C permanent magnets
Vladimir Popov, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, Israel
14:20 - 14:40 Impact of artificially generated imperfections on very high cycle fatigue (VHCF) behaviour of EBM manufactured specimens
Philipp Drescher, Rostock University, Germany
14:40 - 15:00 Coffee Break
Chair: Martin Franke
15:00 - 15:20 Numerical Prediction of Grain Structure Evolution during Additive Manufacturing
Johannes Köpf, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany
15:20 - 15:40 Mechanical modeling of SEBM manufactured material: Tailored grain structures and nonlocal crystal plasticity
Andreas Kergaßner, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany
15:40 - 16:00 Investigation on the composite distribution with keyhole and molten pool dynamics behavior simulation in Additive Manufacturing of FGMs
Wenjun Ge, Guangdong University of Technology, China
16:00 - 16:20 EBM processing of weak-textured and defect tolerant material – A new alloy design approach
Johannes Günther, University Kassel, Germany
16:20 - 16:40 Selective Electron Beam Melting of Austenitic Stainless Steels
Alexander Kirchner, Fraunhofer IFAM, Germany
16:40 - 17:00 Microstructure and nanomechanical behavior of modified 316L-based materials fabricated using EBM
Carlos Botero, Mid Sweden University, Sweden
17:00 - 19:00 Poster Session (Poster Presentation and Light Refreshment)

12 April

Chair: Akihiko Chiba
9:00 - 9:30 Surface Chemistry of Powder for Additive Manufacturing and its Changes during EBM Processing
Eduard Hryha, Chalmers Unversity of Technology, Sweden
9:30 - 9:50 The influence of raw powder to the microstructure of a nickel-based superalloy GH4099 processed by electron beam melting
Hui Peng, Beihang University, China
9:50 - 10:10 Comparison of IN718 Powders from Different Producers in EBM®
Markus Uhlirsch, Swerea KIMAB, Sweden
10:10 - 10:30 The Effect of Particle Size Distribution on Powder Thermal Diffusivity and Parameter ion in Electron Beam Selective Melting Proccesses
Di Cui, EPFL, Switzerland
10:30 - 10:50 Computational Modelling of Powder Flow in Metal Additive Manufacturing Systems
Gary Delaney, CSIRO, Australia
10:50 - 11:10 Coffee Break
Chair: Ulf Ackelid
11:10 - 11:40 Exploration of Preheating Temperature Control Techniques for Simultaneously Removing Residual Stresses and “Smoke” in Additive Manufacturing with Electron Beam Melting (EBM) 
Akihiko Chiba, Tohoku University, Japan
11:40 - 12:00 Microstructure and Mechanical properties of EBM processed high and low carbon Co28Cr6Mo before and after HIP’ing
Fouzi Bahbou, Arcam, Sweden
12:00 - 12:20 Fabrication of WC/Co Hard Alloy using Electron Beam Melting
Chao Guo, QuickBeam Tech. Co., Ltd., China
12:20 - 12:40 Pure Copper processed by Electron Beam Melting (EBM) technology for industrial applications
Luis Portoles, AIDIMME, Spain
12:40 - 13:40 Lunch
Chair: Lars-Erik Rännar
13:40 - 14:10 Understanding and exploiting variability in electron beam melted components
Sam Tammas-Williams, University of Sheffield, Great Britain
14:10 - 14:40 Utilization of In-Situ Process Monitoring, Process Modeling and Data Analytics for Materials Development
Ryan Dehoff, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, United States
14:40 - 15:00 In-Process EBM Monitoring with Electronic Imaging
Hay Wong, University of Liverpool, Great Britain
15:00 - 15:20 Energy and Charge Transport during Pulsed Electron Beam Melting
Paul Carriere, McGill University, Canada
15:20 - 15:40 Coffee Break
Chair: Sara Biamino
15:40 - 16:10 Multi-Scale Microstructural and Mechanical Characterization of EBM Titanium Alloys for Critical Applications
Mohsen Seifi, ASTM International/Case Western Reserve University, United States
16:10 - 16:30 Mechanical properties of Ti-6Al-4V octet truss lattices fabricated via EBM
Abbas Moftakhar, University of Virginia, United Stated
16:30 - 16:50 Enhancing the fatigue properties of EBM Ti-6Al-4V thin parts: effect of various post-treatments
Rémy Dendievel, Grenoble University, France
16:50 - 17:10 Wire based additive manufacturing of Ti6AL4V using electron beam welding
Norbert Enzinger, TU Graz, Austria
17:30 - 19:00 Social Event 
19:00 - 22:00 Conference Dinner 

13 April

Chair: Matthias Markl
9:00 - 9:30 Towards simulation-based thermal management for metal additive manufacturing
Vasily Ploshikhin, University of Bremen, Germany
9:30 - 10:00 An efficient approach for solving the time dependent heat equation with a moving Gaussian beam source
Anders Snis, Arcam AB, Sweden
10:00 - 10:20 Three-dimensional thermomechanical simulation of Electron Beam Melting processes for the melt pool geometry prediction
Manuela Galati, Politecnico di Torino, Italy
10:20 - 10:40 Prediction and Optimization of Powder Bed Manufacturability
Mustafa Megahed, ESI Group, Germany
10:40 - 11:00 Coffee Break
Chair: Eduard Hryha
11:00 - 11:30 Processing nickel-based superalloys by Electron Beam Melting
Martin Franke, Neue Materialien Fürth GmbH, Germany
11:30 - 11:50 Cracking mechanism in a non-weldable gamma prime precipitation-strengthened nickel-base superalloy processed by electron beam melting
Bo Chen, Coventry University, United Kingdom
11:50 - 12:10 Hot cracking mechanism affecting a non-weldable Ni-based superalloy produced by Selective Electron Beam Melting
Guilhem Martin, Grenoble University, France
12:10 - 12:30 Fatigue properties of EBM built Alloy 718 – Effect of As-built surface and HIP
Arun Ramanathan Balachandramurthi, University West, Sweden
12:30 - 12:50 Effect of heat treatment and hot isostatic pressing on oxidation behavior of EBM-additive manufactured Alloy 718
Esmaeil Sadeghimeresht, University West, Sweden
12:50 - 13:00 Concluding Remarks
13:00 - 14:00 Lunch
14:00 End of the conference
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15.11.2017 - Registration & abstract submission open
15.12.2017 - Abstract submission deadline
15.01.2018 - Notification of abstract acceptance
15.02.2018 - Registration deadline - expired


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Prof. Carolin Körner
Conference Coordinator
Materials Science and Engineering for Metals (WTM)
+49 (0)9131 85 -27528

Dr. Matthias Markl
Program Coordination
Materials Science and Engineering for Metals (WTM)
+49 (0)9131 85-28748

Aline Looschen

Administration Coordination
Cluster of Excellence Engineering of Advanced Materials (EAM)
+49 (0)9131 85-20846