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Meeting 2021 AWS Professional Program
Symposium 2021 AWS Professional Program
Organizer(s) Thomas J. Lienert, T.J. Lienert Consulting, LLC.
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Due to pandemic-related issues, the American Welding Society (AWS) Professional Program will be held virtually this year. AWS is now accepting abstract submissions to be considered for presentation during the Professional Program held the week after FABTECH.

Abstract submissions on novel developments and research related to materials joining technology and processes, including additive manufacturing are welcome. Topics of interest include those listed below. Authors with accepted abstracts will be required to prepare pre-recorded presentations and will receive complimentary registration for the 2021 AWS Professional Program, along with free access to other virtual events. Although full papers are not required with abstract submission, authors are encouraged to submit them to the Welding Journal at for possible publication.

- Additive Manufacturing
- Battery and Energy Systems Welding
- Industrial Applications and Technologies
- Modeling and Numerical Analysis
- Sensors, Controls and Robotics
- Surfacing and Overlay
- Weldability and Properties of Welded Components
- Weld Repair and Performance of Welded Joints including Corrosion, Creep and Fatigue
- Welding Processes/Methods:
- - - High Energy Density (Laser and Electron Beam) and Laser Hybrid Welding
- - - Solid State Welding
- - - Arc Wedling Processes and Methods
-IIW Session
-DOE Sponsored Session on Stress-Relaxation Cracking

Special Events Include:
- The Comfort A. Adams Lecture
- Plenary Presentation: by Prof. Patricio Mendez, University of Alberta
- Plenary Presentation: by Prof. Sindo Kou, University of Wisconsin
- Session Sponsored by the American Council of the IIW
- DOE Sponsored Session on Stress-Relaxation Cracking
- Poster Competition<br>

Submit your abstract for review today.

Abstracts should be ≤1,000 words and contain the following: Introduction (200 words), Experimental Procedures (300 words), Results and Discussion (300 words), Conclusion (~200 words) and Keywords.

Abstracts Due 05/28/2021
Proceedings Plan Definite: Other

3D Printing for Development of Ceramic Particles Reinforced Ultrahigh Strength Steels
A Machine Learning Approach to Predict Weld Anomaly in WAAM and Welding Process
A Model for the Ferrite-to-Austenite Formation during Continuous Heating in a Low Carbon Pipeline
A Novel Approach of Double-Pulse GTAW-AM with Stepped Filling Wire
A Simulation Study on the Deformation Behaviors in Linear Friction Welding of Superalloy Considering Initial Defects in Raw Material
A Systematic Approach on Designing a Prediction Model of Catchment Efficiency in Laser Cladding
Adaptive Robotic Welding Control through Machine Learning
Advanced Characterization of Grade 92 HAZs for the Development of Simulated Microstructures
Analysis of the Influence of the Dip of the Solid Wire in the Melting Pool of the CMT Version of the GMAW Process
Anisotropy of Microstructure and Mechanical Properties of Additive Manufactured Ti-6Al-4V Fabricated by Directed Energy Deposition
Application of Interlayer Technology during Resistance Spot Welding of Advanced High Strength Steels
Application of Syringe Cell Electrochemical Testing for Evaluation of Microstructure-Corrosion Property Relationships in Stainless Steel Welds with No Backing Gas
Application of the Cold Metal Transfer Process for Production of Corrosion Resistant Weld Overlays
Arc Characteristics in Laser-Twin-Arc-GTAW Hybrid Welding
Automated Hybrid Induction Arc Welding (HyDep)
Automatic Welding Defect Classification Based on CNN of Different Structure
Avoiding Sigma Phase Precipitation during Cladding with Hyper Duplex Stainless Steels
Balling Defect Prediction in Additive Manufacturing Using Machine Learning
Brittle Fracture of Steel Plate Girder Flanges – Investigation and Recommendations
Clarifying Creep Mechanism in Heat Affected Zone of Grade 91 Steel with Novel Gleeble Simulation and In-Situ Digital Image Correlation
Closed-Loop Comparison of Thermo-Mechanical Physical Heat Affected Zone Simulations to S-1 Steel Welds
Composition Based Technique for Solidification Cracking Evaluation
Composition Effect on Liquation Cracking of FeMnAl Steels
Connecting to the Global Welding Community: IIW and the American Council
Controlling Hydrogen Cracks in the SMAW Wet Welding of Ship Steels
Corrosion Resistance of Dissimilar Pipeline/Super Duplex Steel Welds
Crack Susceptibility in 347H SS Welds and Potential Mitigation Solutions
Cross Weld Tensile Testing of Dissimilar Metal Welds Using Digital Image Correlation
Current-Independent Metal Transfer Based on the Droplet Resonance
Deep Penetration Welding of Stainless Steel by K-PAW
Design and Fabrication of Graded Transition Joints between Grade 91 Ferritic/Martensitic Steel and 347 Austenitic Stainless Steels Using Integrated Computational Materials Engineering (ICME) Approach
Design of an Austenitic Steel Weldment System Using ICME
Design of Procedures in Welding and Additive Manufacturing of Metals
Developing a Welding and Joining Database through GRANTA
Development of a Cross Bead-on-Plate (XBOP) Simulative Welding Experiment to Predict Multipass Weld Heat Affected Zone Properties in S-1 Steels
Development of a Primary Solidification Mode Diagram for Austenitic Stainless Steel Weld Metals Using High-Throughput CALPHAD-Based Modeling
Development of CaO-CaF2-TiO2-SiO2 Based SMAW Electrodes for Welding Offshore Structures
Development of Low Alloy Ferritic Electrode for Wet Welding
Directed Energy Deposition Procedure Qualification Scheme Portfolio and Stainless Steel Build Results
Dissimilar Pipeline/Super Duplex Steel Welds for Offshore Applications
Dominant Heat Transfer Mechanisms in the GTAW Plasma Arc Welding
Double-Wire Arc Additive Manufactured Functionally Graded Materials
DR-Weld: A High-Performance Computational Code for High-Fidelity Welding and 3D Printing Simulation
Ductility Dip Cracking-Related Effects of Sulfur on the Microstructure in Alloy 690
Effect of In-Situ Intrinsic Heat Treatment on Microstructure and Mechanical Properties during the Submerged Arc Additive Manufacturing of Large-Scale Low-Carbon Steel Components
Effect of Multipass Welding on Carbide Precipitation Behavior and Stress Relief Cracking Susceptibility in Grade 11 and 22 Steels
Effect of Reaction Synthesis Inoculants on the Formation of Porosity in Additively Manufactured Al 6061 Metal Matrix Composites
Effect of Retained δ-Ferrite on Corrosion Performance of Grade P92 Steel Welds
Effect of Thermal Ageing on the Property of Cu/SAC0307 Powder/Cu Joint under Ultrasonic Assisted at Low-Temperature
Effect of Tool Tilt Angle on Thermomechanical Process Variables in Friction Stir Welding
Effect of Transverse Assistant Magnetic Field on Weld Formation and Joint Quality in Spiral Submerged Arc Welding of Steel Linepipes
Effects of a Binary Argon-Helium Shielding Gas Mixture on Ultra-Thin Features Produced by Laser-Powder Bed Fusion Additive Manufacturing
Electron Beam Welding and Post Weld Heat Treatment of 17-7 PH Stainless Steel
Evaluation of Properties and Interfacial Microstructures in 304-Stainless Steel and Zirconium Friction Weld Joints
Experimental Comparison of Visible, Near-Infrared, and Shortwave Infrared Camera Systems for Laser Cladding Monitoring Applications
Exploration of Application of Metal Additive Manufacturing for Heavy Industry
Fabrication of Bulk Al-Co-Cr-Fe-Ni High-Entropy Alloy Using Combined Cable Wire Arc Additive Manufacturing
FEA Model Based Simulation of Temper Bead Welding
Finding the Right Shielding Gases for the Job
Finite Element Modeling of Residual Stress in Grade 91 Weldments Considering Phase Transformations
Finite Element Simulation of Residual Stresses in Brazed Cemented Carbide and Steel
Friction Spot Joining of Aluminum AA5052 and Short Glass Fiber-Reinforced PPS: Effects of Material Characteristics and Process Parameters on Joint Structures and Strength
Friction Stir Welding and Data Analysis: Driving Improved Quality Costs
Friction Stir Welding of Rolled Homogenous Armor Steels
Fundamental Welding Metallurgy: Recent Progress and New Frontiers
Future Trends in Materials and Joining Technologies in the Automotive Industry
Heat Transfer and Fluid Flow Modeling of Multi-Layer Additive Manufacturing of Grade 91 Steel
High-Speed Friction Stir Welding of AA6063-T6 Aluminum Extrusions
High-Speed Laser Wire Additive Manufacturing Assisted by External Magnetic-Field
Hybrid a Free Arc into Constraint-Arc to Improve Arc Behaviour
Improvement of Pitting Corrosion Resistance of Wire Arc Additive Manufactured Duplex Stainless Steel through Post-Manufacturing Heat-Treatment
In-situ Characterization of Stress Relief Cracking Using Scanning Electron Microscopy
Influence of Focus and Deflection when Comparing Electron Beam Welds to Laser Welds in 304 Stainless Steel and Ti-6Al-4V
Influence of Vibration on Ultrasonically Joining Steel-Mg Structures
Insights into Origin of Stray Tungsten Inclusions in Electron Beam Melted Inconel 738
Integrated Computational Materials Engineering (ICME) Techniques to Enable a Material-Informed Digital Twin Prototype for Marine Structures
Intuitive Data Mining and Visualization of Multivariate Metallurgical Data
Investigation of Metal Mixing in Laser Keyhole Welding of Dissimilar Metals
Joining AHSS 37MnB4 to Al-Alloy AA6022 via Resistance Spot Welding Using Interlayer Technology to Improve Mechanical Performance
Keeping the Pipeline Full
Laser Weld Formation and Microstructure Evolution in Stainless Steels
Laser Welding of NiTi -Stainless Steel Wires with Beam Defocus and Large Offset
Laser Welding of Thermoplastic Composites
Liquid-Metal-Embrittlement Cracking during Resistance Spot Welding of a Fully Ferritic Microstructure
Low-Cycle Fatigue Evaluation of Ni-Steel Dissimilar Joints for External Welding Repair
Low Transformation Temperature Steel Wire Arc Additive Manufacturing and Characterization
Machine Learning for Image Analysis of High Speed Videos of Metal Transfer in GMAW
Metallurgical Considerations When Making Dissimilar Welds in Chromium-Molybdenum Steels
Metallurgical Properties of the Next Generation of High Strength Structural Steel
Microstructural Evolution and Mechanical Properties of Modified Medium-Mn Steel Welded Joint
Microstructural Evolution in Ti/TiC Composites Fabricated by Laser-Directed Energy Deposition
Microstructure and Mechanical Performance of Friction Stir Additive Manufacturing of 2195 Aluminum Lithium Alloy
Microstructure and Mechanism Based Lifetime Predictions in Various Weldment Failures under Complex Thermomechanical Conditions
Modeling of Molten Pool Dynamic Characteristics in Blue Laser Powder Deposition Additive Manufacturing of Aluminum Matrix Composite Material
Monitoring of Pulsed Gas Tungsten Arc Welding with Filler Wire in Horizontal Position
Numerical Design of High Depth-to-Width Ratio Friction Stir Welding
Numerical Simulation of Molten Pool Dynamics from Arc Property during High Speed Gas Tungsten Arc Welding
Optimizing Corrosion Resistance and Mechanical Properties When Welding of Duplex, Lean Duplex, and Superduplex Stainless Steels
Parameter Optimization and Simulation of High Deposition Rate Wire Arc Directed Energy Deposition of 316L
Physics-Informed Machine Learning to Reduce Defects in Additive Manufacturing
Predictive Expressions for Welding Residual Stress and Distortion
Pulsed GMAW and FEM Simulation Applied to In-Service Welding
Quantifying the Relationship Between Hardness and Temper Bead Weld Parameters for Nuclear RPV Low Alloy Steels
Rapid Weld Pool Identification Based on Image Segmentation Network
Reaction Synthesis Feedstocks for Additive Manufacturing of Aluminum-Metal-Matrix Composites
Real-Time Prediction of GTAW Penetration State Using Data Fusion
Reflections on 43 Years in IIW
Research on 3D Vision Sensing of the Weld Pool Surface in GTAW Based on Deep Learning
Residual Stress and Distortion Prediction of Wire Arc Additive Manufactured Parts
Resistance Heat Assisted Ultrasonic Seam Welding of C1100 Copper and Aluminum 6061 with Pure Aluminum Interlayer
Resistance Welding – How to Optimally Configure Your Application
Resistance Welding – How to Prevent Problem Welds from Occurring
Robotic DED Demonstration Builds
Robotic DED System Setup - User Experience with Multiple Configurations
Role of Composition in Solution Heat-Treatment Response of Additively Manufactured 17-4 PH Stainless Steel
Shielding Gas and Rotating Electrode GMAW Parameter Effects on Aluminum Bead Shape Characteristics
Similarity Analysis of Temperature and Fluid Flow in the GTAW Arc
Simplifying Fatigue Analysis - A Case Study on Rapid Design Analysis for Fatigue Life Improvement
Single-Arc Multi-Wire Waveform Controlled Welding
Solid State Repairing Based on Friction Stir Welding
Strain Aging of Precipitate Strengthened Alloys 347H and IN-740H
Submerged Arc Welding Using Seamless Flux Cored Wire for Increased Productivity
Tensile Performance of the Titanium Aluminide Fabricated Using the Twin-Wire Plasma Arc Additive Manufacturing under Elevated Temperature
Texture Evolution during Homogenization on Additively Manufactured IN718 Alloys Produced with Powder Bed Fusion Process
The Characteristics Analysis of Solidification and Microstructure in the Laser Welding of Aluminum Alloy by Phase-Field Simulation
The Correlation between Microstructure and Mechanical Properties in LAS Girth Welds on Internally Clad API 5L Grade X65 Pipes
The Effect of Intermetallic Compound Formation on Mechanical and Functional Properties of NiTi/SS and NiTi/PtIr Dissimilar Laser Welds
The Effect of Post-Heat Treatment on WAAMed Ti-6Al-4V Deposits
The Improvement of Weld Quality in the Laser T-Joint Welding of Aluminum Alloy by Adding Elements
The Investigation of the Dynamic Behaviors of Mixing Molten Pool in the Laser Additive Manufacturing by Numerical Simulation
The Numerical Analysis of the Effect Mechanism of Welding Speed on the Instable Dynamic Behaviors of Molten Pool in the High Speed Laser Welding
Thermal-Fluid-Solid Coupling Numerical Analysis and Void Defect Prediction in Friction Stir Welding
Thermal Fatigue and Thermal Shock Cracking in Heat-Resistant Stainless Steel Castings. Failure Mechanism and Cracking Susceptibility Quantification
Toward Intelligent Welding by Building Its Digital Twin
Transient Solid-Liquid Interfacial Reaction between Al Wire and Au/Cu Pad during Parallel Gap Micro-Resistance Welding
Utilizing Surface Metal Deposition to Generate Robust Signatures for the Identification of Parts
Weld Penetration Model Based on Coaxial Image and Photodiode Signal During Laser Welding of Al and Cu Overlap joints
Weld Tip Rotation Benefits for Aluminum Welding
Zirconium Hydride Cladding with FeCrAl Alloy and Characterization

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