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Meeting 2018 TMS Annual Meeting & Exhibition
Symposium Metal-Matrix Composites Innovations, Advances and Applications: An SMD Symposium in Honor of William C. Harrigan, Jr.
Sponsorship TMS Structural Materials Division
TMS: Composite Materials Committee
Organizer(s) Srivatsan S Tirumalai, The University of Akron
Yuzheng Zhang, Gamma Alloys
William Harrigan, Gamma Technology, LLC
Scope This symposium is being held in honor of Dr. William C. Harrigan, Jr., to bring to light his outstanding contributions resulting from dedicated, diligent and dynamic contributions in the domains spanning processing, characterization, property evaluation, failure analysis, applications, and large-scale commercialization. The goal of this inter-disciplinary symposium is to bring together developments from the onset of initiation to current state-of-the-art on all aspects related to the processing, fabrication, characterization, mechanical property evaluation, failure analysis and potentially viable choice for both existing and emerging applications. The family of composites, span the entire spectrum of metals including the intermetallics. The conference will certainly provide an attractive forum for presenting the advances on aspects both related and relevant to materials processing, fabrication, characterization, quantification, both by way of properties and failure, by both researchers and engineers working in industry, national research laboratories, and academia. Keynote, Invited and Contributed talks will be included. The Key-Note and Invited papers from leading edge academic and industrial research settings will provide a lucid and comprehensive overview of the current status and potential future directions for both research and applications. Contributed papers will attempt to cover specific problems in the same areas. The topics of interest include the following:

- Metals and Metal-matrix composites
- Nano-metal based composites
- Intermetallic-based composites
Abstracts Due 07/16/2017
Proceedings Plan Planned: None Selected
PRESENTATIONS APPROVED FOR THIS SYMPOSIUM INCLUDE

Aluminum Matrix Composites 1970 to 2017
An Engineered Magnesium Alloy Nanocomposite: Mechanisms Governing Microstructural Development and Mechanical Properties
Bio-inspired, Graphene/Metal-oxide Reinforced Metal-matrix Composites (Invited)
Bioinspired Al Composites Reinforced by In Situ Formed Al3Ni and Al3Ti
Characterization in Drilling Process of Carbon Fiber Reinforced Plastic Composite Materials
Commercial-ready Large Scale Manufacturing of Light-weight Aluminum Metal Matrix Composite
Designing New Self-healing Metallic Materials and Self-healing Metal Matrix Composites
Development and Characterization of In-situ Al-TiC Composites Prepared by Pneumatic Powder Injection Route
Development and Optimization of an Electroless Plating Process of MWCNT's to Improve their Wettability and Dispersion in Molten Aluminum
Effect of Matrix Properties and Sliding Counterface on the Wear Behavior of Magnesium Alloy-based Metal Matrix Composites
Experimental Optimization of Dry Sliding Wear Behavior of Titanium Matrix Composites Using Taguchi Method
Fabrication of Carbon/Aluminum Metal Matrix Composites via Combination of Different Carbon Addition Processes and Friction Stir Welding
Fatigue Properties of Titanium Metal Matrix Composites at Elevated Temperatures and under Different Environmental Conditions
Fracture and Fatigue of Particulate Composites, Nano-composites, and Toughening Mechanisms
Fundamental Issues of Reactive Wetting in Carbon Based Liquid Copper Alloys
Hierarchically Engineered MMC's, a History of MMC Research at Powdermet Inc.
High-entropy-alloy Composites: Microstructures and Mechanical Behavior
In-situ TiB Reinforced Titanium Matrix Composites with a Network-woven Architecture Design
Influence of Boron to the Creep Behavior of Particle Reinforced Aluminum Matrix Composites (AMCs)
Influence of Graphene nanoplatelet reinforcements on Microstructural Development and Wear Behavior of An Aluminum Alloy Nanocomposite
Influence of Interface Microstructure on Mechanical Properties of Metal/Ceramic Bonding in Cu-SiC and Cu-Al2O3 Composites
Investigation of the Mechanical Properties of Al2O3 Reinforced Nickel Composite Coatings
Magnetically Induced Cavitation for the Dispersion of Nanoparticles in Liquid Metals
Mechanisms of Solid State Interactions of Titanium Nitride and Titanium Carbide Particles in a Secondary Hardenable Steel Matrix
Metal Matrix Composites – from Science to Technological Significance
Microstructures and Thermal Properties of Ag-carbon/Cu Composite Fabricated by Friction Stir Processing
Model-based Algorithm for Damage Detection in Piezoelectric Fiber-based Composites
Nanostructured Aluminum Alloys and their Composites via Cryomilling
Strengthening Behavior of Ti/MWCNTs Composites with Modified Interfacial Structure by Utilizing Mechanical Milling
Study on Hot Deformation Behavior and Processing Map of 20vol.%Al18B4O33w/2024 Composites
Synthesis and Microstructural Development of Particulate Reinforced Metal-matrix Composites Using the Technique of Spray Atomization and Deposition
Tensile Behavior of Hot Isostatically Pressed TiC-SKD11 Composite and Characteristic Analysis
The Effect of Si on the Interface Reaction of Ti3SiC2/Al Composites
The Synthesis and Processing of Light Weight Low Cost and High Performance Structural Aluminum Metal Matrix Composite Foam
Trimodal Composites: Historical Review and Future Opportunities


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