Technical Program Details

A preliminary program will be available for download by April 30, 2018.

Submit Abstract
Abstracts are due by January 15, 2018

Technical topics to be covered during this conference include, but are not limited to:

  • Advanced (including in situ) characterization of deformation processes
  • Elementary deformation mechanisms in engineering materials
  • Fracture and fatigue
  • Friction and wear
  • Glasses and non-crystalline solids
  • High temperature deformation and creep
  • Materials under extreme conditions
  • Mechanical behavior associated with phase transformations
  • Mechanistic foundations for multiscale modeling and ICME
  • Micro- and nano-scale mechanical testing
  • Effects of grain boundaries and interfaces
  • Reinforcements at the sub-nanometer scale
  • Strength of biomedical and bio-inspired materials
  • John P. Hirth and Hael Mughrabi Honorary Symposia
  • Emerging topics

Confirmed Plenary Speakers Include:

Laurence Brassart, Australia
Micromechanics-based Modeling and Design of Advanced Dual-Phase Steels
Easo George, USA
Mechanical Behavior of High Entropy Alloys
Dorte Juul-Jensen, EU
Metal Microstructures and Properties in 3D and 4D
Carolin Koerner, EU
Additive Manufacturing
Erica Lilleodden, EU
Extreme Strength: Achieving Extraordinary Strengths by Varying Length Scales and Boundary Conditions
Ke Lu, China
Hardening and Softening in Nano-grained Metals
Dierk Raabe, EU
Advancing Steels by Segregation Engineering
Kaneaki Tsuzaki, Japan
Designing Microstructures to Improve Fatigue Property in Steels

Confirmed Invited Speakers

  • Steve Antolovich
  • Brad Boyce
  • Jonathan Comier
  • Eifler Dietmar
  • Gunther Eggeler
  • Jaafar El-Awady
  • Michael Falk
  • Kathy Flores
  • Maryam Ghazisaeidi
  • Somnath Ghosh
  • Dan Gianola
  • Mathias Göken
  • Peter Gumbsch
  • Peter Hosemann
  • Mike Kassner
  • Christoph Kirchlechner
  • Jessica Kronstag
  • Lei Lu
  • Matt Miller
  • Stephen Neumeier
  • George Pharr
  • Tresa Pollock
  • Robert Pond
  • Rob Ritchie
  • Michael Sangid
  • Gil Sevilliano
  • Brian Sheldon
  • Frans Spaepen
  • David Srolovitz
  • Aaron Stebner
  • Jean-Charles Stinville
  • Carlos Tome
  • Patrick Villechaise
  • Janelle Wharry
  • Zhefeng Zhang

Conference technical sessions and poster sessions will be held at the Ohio Union (above) on the campus of The Ohio State University

Abstract Submissions

To be considered as a presented at ICSMA 18, submit your abstract to ProgramMaster by January 15, 2018.

If you have a question regarding abstract submission, please e-mail TMS Programming Staff.

For examples of technical topics presented during the last iteration of this conference, view the ICSMA 17 final program.

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