Preliminary Program

Accelerating the design of sustainable and high performing metallic materials and solutions Anssi Laukkanen VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland
Radically new possibilities for materials discovery on the materials acceleration platform ALPmat Jürgen Spitaler Materials Center Leoben Forschung GmbH
Accelerated design of bainitic steels – optimized experimental workflow Dominik Brandl Materials Center Leoben Forschung GmbH
How Machine Learning Interatomic Potentials can advance computer aided materials design Max Ludwig Hodapp Materials Center Leoben Forschung GmbH
From Virtual Materials Design to Materials Acceleration Platforms Wolfgang Wenzel Karlsruhe Institute of Technology –  Institute of Nanotechnology
Design of Laves phase‑reinforced compositionally complex alloy Gerald Ressel Materials Center Leoben Forschung GmbH
Process and material design of high-performance ODS components for energy transition applications Michael Mayer Materials Center Leoben Forschung GmbH
Trends and needs in the European steel industry for digitalization and decarbonization Klaus Peters European Steel Technology Platform (ESTEP)
Green steel production and its implications for digitalization  Markus Sonnleitner voestalpine Stahl GmbH
From BOF to EAF: Considering new elements and concentrations for phase transformation kinetics  Bernhard Bloder Materials Center Leoben Forschung GmbH
Development and application of modern prediction models for heavy plate production Thomas Kaltenbrunner voestalpine Grobblech GmbH
Digital design of free forming processes for aerospace components Aleksandar Stanojevic voestalpine BÖHLER Aerospace GmbH & Co KG
Digitalization of a research "production" lab: Opportunities for upscaling and knowledge transfer Martin Stockinger Montanuniversität Leoben – Chair of Metal Forming
Current challenges for the automotive sector – Suppliers in a sandwich position between OEM and material producer Thomas Otten Robert Bosch GmbH -Engineering Heat Treatment, Metal Technology 
Optimization of magnetic properties of electrical steel strip along the process chain Masoud Sistaninia Materials Center Leoben Forschung GmbH
Concepts for offline and inline measurement of material properties based on magnetic excitation Mohammad Zhian Asadzadeh Materials Center Leoben Forschung GmbH
Rail vehicles in the future: challenges and answers Alexander Prix SIEMENS-Mobility GmbH
Tailored inspection intervals for wheelset axles Jürgen Maierhofer Materials Center Leoben Forschung GmbH
Overview of condition-based wheelset maintenance of rail vehicles at ÖBB Philipp Linzbichler ÖBB-Personenverkehr AG
Predictive maintenance in reality. An example of optimised wheelset maintenance at SBB Wilfried Bürzle SBB AG
Initiatives of digitalization for wheel-rail contact studies in Brazil Professor Roberto Martins de Souza Universita Sao Paulo, Brazil
Novel sensor concepts for railway track condition monitoring Sven Eck, Christoph Tuschl Materials Center Leoben Forschung GmbH
to be announced Michael Mayer Materials Center Leoben Forschung GmbH
Investigation of the wheel impact load and transition point on fixed crossings, combining MBS & FEA with in-track measurements Thomas Titze voestalpine Railway Systems
Steel development for railway turnouts Michael Mayer Materials Center Leoben Forschung GmbH
The Rayleigh-Ritz Autoencoder – A new method for constructing hybrid models guaranteeing physics constraints Dimitar Ninevski  Montanuniversität Leoben – Chair of Automation
Energy-aware condition monitoring of turbine blades on wireless sensor nodes Manfred Mücke, Lukas Hanna Materials Center Leoben Forschung GmbH
Demand-oriented street lighting  Gerold Meininger MEDS
Hybrid modeling – exploring the field between white-box and black-box modeling Hans-Peter Gänser Materials Center Leoben Forschung GmbH
Strategies for condition monitoring in drilling production Tamara Feil   CERATIZIT Austria
Condition monitoring for milling tools with reduced instrumentation requirements Elias Jan Hagendorfer Materials Center Leoben Forschung GmbH
Model order reduction in continuous galvanizing baths Werner Eßl Materials Center Leoben Forschung GmbH
Characterizing the fracture micromechanisms of pipeline steels in the presence of hydrogen Tom Depover Ghent University – Department of Materials, Textiles and Chemical Engineering
Digital material design for hydrogen transport and storage applications Vsevolod Razumovskiy Materials Center Leoben Forschung GmbH
Industrial challenges related to HISC in Ni-base alloys and austenitic steels Jan Platl  voestalpine Böhler Edelstahl GmbH & Co KG
Hydrogen in (used) pipelines – H2 quality, flow dynamics and consequences for the refurbishment Thomas Stöhr Hydrogen Research Center Austria (HyCentA)
Fundamental insights into the mechanism of hydrogen embrittlement Tilmann Hickel  Bundesanstalt für Materialforschung und -prüfung (BAM)
FEM modeling of H redistribution within the actual microstructure during tensile loading Jürgen Maierhofer  Materials Center Leoben Forschung GmbH
to be announced Gregor Mori Montanuniversität Leoben – Chair of General and Analytical Chemistry
to be announced Jader Furtado  Air Liquide – Materials Science Group
Highlights & Challenges of residual stress measurements with electron microscopy Bernhard Sartory Materials Center Leoben Forschung GmbH
Miniaturized in situ fracture experiments to probe local interface reliability Daniel Kiener Austrian Academy of Sciences – Erich Schmid institute of materials science
Towards understanding high-temperature fatigue of WC-Co hard metals via eddy current heated uniaxial loading tests in vacuum Thomas Klünsner Materials Center Leoben Forschung GmbH
Unprecedented insights into synthesis – structure – property relations of TiSiN coatings by combining advanced characterization techniques Nina Schalk Montanuniversität Leoben – Department of Materials Science
Chemical Sensors – where to go? Emerging Applications for Environment and Health Anton Köck Materials Center Leoben Forschung GmbH
Lab-on-Foil Microfluidic Chips for point of care Diagnostics of Corona antibodies fabricated by roll-to-roll UV NIL Anja Haase Joanneum Research  – Materials – Hybrid Electronics and Patterning
Inkjet Printing for Printed Electronics Peter Bauer PROFACTOR GmbH
Textile-integrated sensor technology and simulation of environmental conditions for testing electronics Rudolf Heer Silicon Austria Labs – Sensor Systems
Spark ablation and impaction printing as a building block for nanostructured-based multifunctional devices: from energy storage and conversion devices up to sensing applications Leandro Sacco VSParticle B.V.
Functional coatings for the production of renewable hydrogen Stephan Abermann AIT Austrian Institute of Technology GmbH
Eco- friendly low-cost methods for manufacturing multi-layer thin film capacitors Ivana Panzic, Alexander Kobald, Herbert Kobald, Martina Angermann, Theresa Gindel  Materials Center Leoben Forschung GmbH
Towards green solvent processing of organic solar cells and modules Thomas Rath  TU Graz – Institute for Chemistry and Technology of Materials (ICTM) 
Nanostructured charge transfer layers for perovskite solar cells: an opportunity or a distraction? Vilko Mandic University of Zagreb – Department of Inorganic Chemical Technology and Non-Metals
Analytical and high-resolution electron microscopy of materials for batteries and solar cells Daniel Knez TU Graz – Institute of Electron Microscopy and Nanoanalysis (FELMI)
Using effective Hamiltonians to optimize BaTiO3-based ferroelectric materials for capacitor applications Maxim N. Popov, Florian Mayer  Materials Center Leoben Forschung GmbH
New Materials for energy storage and energy conversion – an industrial view Christoph Auer TDK Electronics
How Artificial Intelligence fosters the Understanding of the Structure Property Relationship in Materials for Energy storage and Conversion Applications?     Roland Brunner Materials Center Leoben Forschung GmbH
Application of machine learning algorithms for defect analysis in semiconductors using high resolved scanning acoustic micorscopy Peter Czurratis, Tatjana Djuric-Rissner, Arya Sukumaran Nair PVA TePla AG
Thermal analysis of innovative vertical GaN based power devices Sandra Fischer Materials Center Leoben Forschung GmbH
Advanced Characterization and Modeling Needs for Metallizations in Microelectronics Applications Peter Imrich KAI
Challenges in digital light printing of electronic based systems – process development and reliability simulation Peter Fuchs Polymer Competnece Center Leoben GmbH (PCCL)
Thermomechanical coupling of phase transformations and constitutive laws to describe microstructural evolution and fatigue in sustainable solders Wolfgang Flachberger Materials Center Leoben Forschung GmbH
Process and defect modelling of sapphire crystal growth – track to virtual methodology Georg Reiss Materials Center Leoben Forschung GmbH
Fatigue mechanisms in sustainable solder balls: An ML-assisted, correlative study Charlotte Cui Materials Center Leoben Forschung GmbH