1st Portuguese Workshop on Functionally Graded Materials: An Integrated Approach

This workshop will take place in the Universidade do Minho, Guimarães, next October 9 and 10, 2008
More detasand full programme at: http://www.ct2m.uminho.pt/

Invited Plenary lectures and keynotes talks:
Session I – Functionally Graded Bulk Materials I

Plenary Lecture: Monica Willert-Porada (Faculty Applied Natural Science, University Bayreuth, Germany)Design and Fabrication Principles in the World of Graded Functionality

Keynote lecture: Valdemar Fernandes (FCTUC, Dept. Engª Mecânica, Coimbra)
Mechanical properties evaluation by using micro and nano-indentation

Session II – Functionally Graded Coatings and Interfaces

Plenary Lecture: Nicolas Martin (Institut FEMTO-ST, ENSMM, Besançon – France)
Functionally graded coatings: Chemical and Structural Ways

Keynote lecture: Vasco Teixeira (UM, Dept. Física, Guimarães)
Functional Graded Materials architectures applied at nanoscale: thin PVD nanograded and layered coatings

Session III – Functionally Graded Bulk Materials II

Plenary Lecture: Michael Gasik (Mat. Sci. Eng. Dept., Helsinky Univ. of Technology, Finland)
Functionally Bulk Processing Techniques

Keynote lecture: João F. Mano (3B´s Research Group – Biomaterials, Biodegradables and Biomimetics, Dept. Engª Pol., UM)
Biomimetic designs for new degradable biomaterials with gradient and smart properties

Session IV – Materials with Functional Properties: Modeling and Application

Plenary Lecture: Jim Chelikowsky (Institute for Computational Engineering and Sciences, University of Texas at Austin, Texas, USA)
Quantum Modeling of Nano-structured Materials

Keynote lecture: Nuno Peres (UM, Dep. Física, Braga)
Physical properties and applications of graphene


~ by vascoteixeira on September 5, 2008.

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