Seminar 2019

Materials Characterization – Tools of the Trade

 

May 2nd, 2019

ASM Houston Chapter Seminar

Materials Characterization – Tools of the Trade

Rice University, McMurty Auditorium

The ASM Houston Chapter is proud to announce that registration is open for the 2019 Seminar!  The theme of the seminar is Materials Characterization – Tools of the Trade. The characterization and analysis of the structure and properties of materials is central to the optimization of manufacturing processes, failure analysis, quality control, and verifying the basis of designs.  Speakers will be from both academia and industry, and will present on a broad variety of materials and processes. The seminar will also include a lab tour by Rice University’s Professor Zachery Cordero.

7:30

Breakfast

8:30

Seminar Committee

ASM Houston Chapter

Greeting and Introduction

8:45

Morning Keynote –

Geoff Wehmeyer

Rice University

Probing the Thermal Properties of Materials Using
Transmission Electron Microscopy

9:30

Buddy Damm

Timken Steel

Collecting and Employing Design Relevant Steel
Cleanliness Metrics

10:00

Break

10:30

Leo Vega

Stress Engineering

An Introduction to Field Metallographic Replication

11:00

Ed Hibner

Haynes International

Significant Advances for Ultimet
in Oilfield Service

11:30

Nate Kistler

Carpenter Technology

Oxide Control in Powder AM

12:00

Lunch and
Exhibits

1:00

Rice Lab Tour

2:00

Afternoon Keynote – George Pharr

Texas A&M University

Probing the Mechanical Properties of Materials at Small
Scales with Nano-indentation

2:45

Sonika Gahlawat

University of Houston

Mechanical Characterization of Coatings and Coating/Substrate
Interfaces using Macroscale Techniques

3:15

Break

3:45

Rod Baird

Hitachi

Advances in Sample Preparation for Electron Microscopy

4:15

Matt Heidecker

Plastic Services Network

Employing Material Characterization to Develop Enhanced
Predictive Ageing Models

4:45

David Gerrard

Argen Polymer

Digital Image Correlation for Polymer Measurements

5:15

Seminar Committee

ASM Houston Chapter

Wrap Up

5:30-7:00

Social Hour and
Exhibits

 

 

Rice University


For questions, contact the ASM Houston Chapter Seminar Committee at asmhoustonseminar@asmhou.org.

Registration Fee for seminar, including meals, lab tour, and social hour:

$300 for ASM Members, $400 for Non-Members, $50 for Students

Attendance at the seminar earns eight Professional Development Hours (PDH).

Exhibitor’s Space available for $300
Exhibits will be open during lunch and the social hour

Sponsors for meals, breaks, and social hour will be recognized with signage:

Breakfast / Lunch: $250, Breaks: $125, Social hour: $500