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Meeting 2019 TMS Annual Meeting & Exhibition
Symposium Characterization of Minerals, Metals, and Materials
Sponsorship TMS: Materials Characterization Committee
Organizer(s) Bowen Li, Michigan Technological University
Jian Li, Canmetmaterials
Shadia Jamil Ikhmayies, Al Isra University
Mingming Zhang, ArcelorMittal Global R&D
Yunus Kalay, Middle East Technical University
John S. Carpenter, Los Alamos National Laboratory
Jiann-Yang Hwang, Michigan Technological University
Sergio N. Monteiro, Military Institute of Engineering
Chenguang Bai, Chongqing University
Juan P. Escobedo-Diaz, University of New South Wales
Pasquale Russo Spena, Politecnico di Torino
Ramasis Goswami, Naval Research Laboratory
Scope The symposium focuses on the advancements of characterization of the minerals, metals, and materials and the applications of characterization results on the processing of these materials. Subjects include, but not limited to, extraction & processing of various minerals, process-structure-property relationship of metal alloys, glasses and ceramics, polymers, composites, and carbon as functional and structural materials such as fibers, biomaterials, electronic, magnetic and optical materials, energy materials, newly developed advanced materials, pollutants, recycled, insulation materials, etc. Advanced characterization methods, techniques, and instruments are emphasized.

Areas of interest include, but are not limited to:
- Novel methods, techniques, and instruments for characterizing materials.
- Characterization of mechanical, thermal, electrical, optical, dielectric, magnetic, physical, and other properties of materials.
- Characterization of structural, morphological, topographical, and tomographical natures of materials at micro- and nano- scales.
- Characterization of extraction and processing including process development and analysis of various processes.
- Nondestructive evaluation of engineering materials and components using ultrasonic testing, acoustic emission, infrared thermography, radiography, etc.
- Instrumental developments for microstructure analysis and performance evaluation of materials, such as process integration, computer tomography (CT), X-ray diffactometry, various microscopies (TEM, AFM, SEM, FIB, etc.), spectrophotometries, TG/DTA/DSC, etc.
- 2D and 3D Modeling for materials characterization.

Symposium Dynamics:
This symposium encourages, but does not demand, accompanying proceedings papers for each oral presentation. TMS recognized awards will be presented for individuals who provide the best combination of oral presentation and written proceedings paper. In addition, a poster session will be organized with awards for best posters. Selected papers would be recommended for publishing in TMS journals such as JOM.
Abstracts Due 07/16/2018
Proceedings Plan Planned: None Selected

A Combinatorial Investigation of Cu-Nb Metallic Glass Thin Films
A Comparison between ZnO Hexagonal Micro/Nano Prisms Deposited on Aluminum and Glass Substrates
A Forward Model for Rapid Characterization of Grain Orientations in α-Ti Using Polarized-light
Advancements in the Understanding of Damage Accumulation and Fracture of Brittle Materials
Advances in Scratch Characterization of Automotive Clearcoats
An Application of Computer Vision for Exploring Processing-structure-property Relationships in a Scalable Materials Database Framework
Analyzing Preferential Localized Corrosion along Coherent Twin Boundaries in Pure Nickel via EBSD and Micro-CT
Arsenic Reduction and Cobalt Removal in the Arsenic-containing Leachate from Alkali Leaching of Arsenic-containing Cobalt/Nickel Residue
Catalytic Effect of Ferric Iron on the Bioleaching of Arsenopyrite Concentrates by Moderate Thermophile Sulfobacillus thermosulfidooxidans
Characterization of Interfacial Bond Surfaces in Explosively Bonded 304L Stainless Steel
Characterization of Nanocrystalline Electrodeposited Fe–C Coatings
Characterization of Water- and Gas- Atomized 17-4 PH Stainless Steel Powder Precursors for Additive Manufacturing
Characterization of Water/Ethanol/Bentonite Dispersions
Characterization on the Properties of Calcium Stannates Synthesized under Different Atmospheres
Charpy Impact Tests Analysis on Polymer Composites, Epox Reinforced with (Palf) Fibers
Commentary - Are There Still Places for Gallium FIB
Computational Database to Facilitate Discovery of 3D and 2D Materials with Technological Applications
Construction of Form-stable Composite Phase Change Materials with Simultaneously Enhanced Latent Heat and Heat Transfer via Efficient Synergistic Effect between Expanded Vermiculite and Carbon Nanotubes
Convolutional Neural Networks for Accelerated Crystallographic Orientation Mapping
Correlating Structure, Processing, and Properties of Disordered Materials for Electronic and Photovoltaic Applications
Cost Evaluation of Polymeric Composites Reinforced by Natural Fibers
Crystallizing Spherical Electron Backscatter Diffraction - Indexing and Cross Correlation
Deformation Mechanisms of Mg-Zn-Y Alloys with LPSO Phase Studied by Various In-situ Methods
Development and Characterization of Epoxy Based Polymer Matrix Hybrid Composite Using Chicken Feather, Coir Fiber and Egg Shell Powder
Development of Road Surface Scanning System Using Multiple Sensing Techniques
Development of Stereological Transfer Functions for Grain and Particle Size Characterization
Dynamic Normal Grain Growth (DNGG) in an Interstitial-free Steel
Effect of Firing Temperature on Iron Ore Pellet Reduction Swelling with Different Silica Content
Effect of Metallic Iron Sinter Feed on Sinter Mineralogy and Quality
Effect of Microstructure on Resistance to Buildups Formation of Carbon Sleeves in Continuous Annealing Furnace for Silicon Steel Production
Elucidating Reaction Mechanisms for the Synthesis of SiC-based Composite Matrices
Enhancing Microstructural Segmentation of Electron Backscatter Diffraction Data Using Multivariate Statistical Analysis
Estimating the Thermal Conductivity of Uranium and Uranium –Zirconium Alloys with High Porosity
Evolution of Microstructure and Mechanical Properties of 20Cr13 under Cavitation Erosion
Evolution of Precipitates during Rolling and Annealing Process in Non-oriented Electrical Steel
Exploring Accurate Structure, Composition and Mechanical Properties of η Carbides in High Tungsten Iron-base Alloy: High-throughput Mapping and DFT Calculations
Fe-Co-2V Soft Ferromagnetic Alloy Characterization and Constitutive Model Development
Identification of the Crystal Structure of the Ti4Pt3 Compound– Preliminary Results
In Situ Characterization at High Temperature of VDM Alloy 780 Premium to Determine Solvus Temperatures and Phase Transformations Using Neutron Diffraction and Small-angle Neutron Scattering
Incorporation of Silver Nanoparticles in Zinc Oxide Matrix In Polyester Thermoplastic Elastomer (TPE-E) Aiming Antibacterial Activity
Influence of Albizzia Lebbeck Benth Pods Particulate on Mechanical Properties of Low Density Polyethylene
Influence of Cr2O3 and Basicity on Viscosity of Ti-bearing Blast Furnace Slag
Influence of Strain Rate and Microstructure on the Substructure Evolution and Mechanical Properties of Ti-407
Influence of Water Vapor on the Oxidation Behavior of a Hot Working Tool Steel for Applications in Roughing Mill Work Rolls
Investigating the Mechanical Response under Quasi-static Compression of Cold Rolled Lean Duplex Stainless Steel 2101
Is the 200 ksi Limit Still Valid for Mechanical Applications of Quenched and Tempered Steels?
K-19: A Study of the Load Stages by the Displacement of Mortars Composed of Ornamental Stone Residues by the Method of Squeeze Flow
K-20: Alloying and Annealing Effects on Grain Boundary Character Evolution of Al Alloy 7075 Thin Films: An ACOM-TEM Analysis
K-21: Alpha Alumina Synthesis Using Gamma-alumina Powders
K-22: An Investigation of Mechanical and Thermal Properties of Polypropylene Reinforced with Different Clays
K-23: Analysis by Thermoelectric Potential of a Nitrided Steel
K-24: Analysis of Relationship between Properties of Mechanically Alloyed Powders and Corresponding Process Parameters
K-25: Analysis of Rheological Behavior by the Method Squeeze Flow in Mortars Incorporated with Ornamental Stone Residue
K-26: Analysis of the Feasibility of the Use Waste from the Foundry Process in Green Sands in the Manufacturing of Soil-cement Blocks
K-27: Analysis of the Life Extension of ASTM a-36 Steel Structures Using the Concepts of Fracture Mechanics
K-28: Analysis of the Thermal Behavior of Buriti Fiber
K-29: Application of Gas Pycnometry for Measurement of Absolute Specific Mass, Open Porosity and Cellulose Content in Mallow Natural Fibers
K-30: Automated Optical Microstructural Characterization of Thermal and Cold Spray Coatings
K-31: Ceramic Properties: Clay Smectite Synthetic
K-32: Chemical and Instrumental Characterization of a Sulphosalt Lead Type Jamesonita
K-33: Characterization of a Composite of High Impact Polystyrene, Pseudoboehmite and Graphene Oxide
K-34: Characterization of Antistatic Packaging Based on PET/rGO
K-35: Characterization of Fique Fibers Functional Groups by Infrared Spectroscopy
K-36: Characterization of Oxides from Al-Mg-Zn Alloys with Heat Treatment, with Scanning Electron Microscopy and Fluorescence Microscopy
K-37: Characterization of Printed Circuit Boards of Obsolete (PCBs) Aimed at the Production of Copper Nanoparticles
K-38: Comparative Analysis of Dynamic Impact Tests between the Charpy V - Notch Test and the Drop Tower Test
K-39: Comparative Study of the Use of Rice Husk Ashes and Graphite as Fillers in Polypropylene Matrix Composites
K-41: Development of Biocomposite Materials from Biodegradable Polymer and Bio-hydroxyapatite Derived from Eggshells for Biomedical Applications
K-42: Development of Methodology for the Characterization and Incorporation of Waste from the Paper Industry in Cementitious Materials
K-43: Differences in Properties of Pro-degradant Added PP and Gamma Irradiated PP under Environmental Aging
K-44: Discussion on the Measures of Intelligent Manufacturing in Steel Industry of China
K-45: Effect of Phosphate Antioxidant on Resisting to Buildups Formation of Carbon Sleeves in Continuous Annealing Furnace for Silicon Steel Production
K-46: Effect of the Incorporation of Iron Ore Tailings on the Properties of Clay Bricks
K-47: Effect Study of the Incorporation of the Green Lake Clay in the Polypropylene Homopolymer Properties
K-48: Electron Beam Effect on the Thermal and Mechanical Properties Analysis of DGEBA/EPDM Compound
K-49: Energy Absortion by Aluminum Foam After Ballistic Impact
K-50: Evaluation of Technological Properties of Soil-cement Blocks Using Experimental Design of Mixtures
K-51: Evaluation of the Adhesion of Mortar to Substrates by Vertical Launching
K-52: Exploration of Humic as the Binder of Silicon-based Anode for Lithium-ion Batteries
K-54: Impact Response of Bamboo Guadua Angustifolia Kunth
K-55: Incorporation of EVA Residue for Production of Lightweight Concrete
K-57: Investigation of Equipment Wear Issues in Biomass Pre-processing and Pre-treatment
K-58: Investigation on Mechanical Behaviors of Polyamide 11 Reinforced with Halloysite Nanotubes
K-59: Magnetic, Mossbauer and Structure Studies of Exchange Bias in Fe3O4–Gamma-Fe2O3 Core–Shell Nanoparticles of Fixed Core Diameter and Variable Shell Thicknesses
K-61: Measurement of SnO2 Nanoparticles Coating on Titanium Oxide Nanotube Arrays Using Grazing Incidence X-ray Diffraction
K-62: Microstructural and Mechanical Characterization of the Low Carbon Steel Nitrided at Different Condition
K-63: Microstructural Characterisation of a High Strength Steel Subjected to Localised Blast Loading
K-66: Mortars with Pineapple Fibers for Use in Structural Reinforcement
K-67: Multilayered Armor System with Guaruman Fiber Composite
K-68: Obtainment and Characterization of Nanocellulose from Sugarcane Bagasse
K-69: Performance of Epoxy Matrix Reinforced with Fique Fibers in Pullout Tests
K-70: Physical Property of Molten Al2O3 and ZrO2 Measured by Aerodynamic Levitation Technique
K-71: Production and Characterization of a Hybrid Composite of Polypropylene Reinforced with Piassava (Attalea funifera Martius) Fiber and Light Green Clay Nanocomposites
K-73: Proposal of Dosing of Mortars Using Simplex Network
K-74: Recycled Gypsum Particles Incorporation in Recycled Expanded Polystyrene by Biodegradable Solvent – Preparation and Characterization
K-76: Structural Analysis of Sintered Products of BaTiO3 Doped with Sm3+
K-78: Study of the Electrical Properties of rGO Obtained by Different GO Reduction Methods
K-79: Study of the Influence of Organic Peroxide and Elastomeric Modifier in the Mechanical and Flow Properties of the Recycled Polypropylene
K-80: Study on Powder and 3D Printing Properties of 316L Stainless Steel Prepared by Vacuum Gas Atomization
K-81: Synthesis and Ferroelectric Properties of BaTiO3-based Ceramics Doped with La3+ by Solid State Route
K-82: Synthesis and Structural Characterization of Europium Titania (Eu2TiO5)
K-83: The Comparison of Mechanical Properties on Ni-base Superalloy Casting Alloys for A-USC Power Generation Application
K-84: The Properties of the Soil in the Municipal Area of Campos Dos Goytacazes - Rj, Brazil, and the Possibility of Its Use in the Production on Pressed Blocks
K-86: Thermal Conductivity of Liquid Phase Al-Si Alloys
K-88: Thermophysical Properties of Molten Zr-O Measured by Electrostatic Levitation
Leaching Zinc from Crystallization Slag by Acid Leaching: Process Optimization Using Response Surface Methodology
Macroporous Ceramics Derived from Particle-stabilized Emulsions
Magnetic Characterization of CarTech® Hypocore™ Alloy at Cryogenic Temperatures
Mapping Grain Morphology and Orientation by Laboratory Diffraction Contrast Tomography
Measurement of Hydrogen Vapor Pressure over Two-phase Zirconium/Zirconium Hydride Material between 300°C and 450°C
Micropillar Compression Study of Plastic Deformation in Silicate Glasses
Microplastics: A Novel Method for Surface Water Sampling and Sample Extraction in Elechi Creek, Rivers State, Nigeria
Microscale Investigation of Fracture Strength in Hot Pressed Silicon Carbide
Microwave-assisted One-step Synthesis of FeCo/Graphene Nanocomposite for Microwave Absorption
Microwave-assisted Solid-state Synthesis of Fluorinated Hydroxyapatite
Nanoindentation of Commercial PVD Hard Coatings at Elevated Temperatures and High Strain Rates
New HEDM Developments and Applications to In-situ Annealing Measurements
Optimization of Fine Ilmenite Flotation Performed with Collectors
Predicting Ultrasound Resonance of Polycrystalline Materials by Multiscale Modeling: Application to Nickel-base Superalloys
Preparation and Adsorption Properties of Ultrathin Boron Nitride Nanosheets
Preparation and Characterization of PBAT/PLA Biofoams Reinforced with Bio Calcium Carbonate
Preparation of Magnesium Aluminum Ferrite Spinel by Microwave Sintering
Properties of ZnO Micro/Nano Structures on Aluminum Substrates
Raman Spectroscopy on the KBF4-KF-KCl Molten Salt System
Structural Characterization of Four Chinese Bituminous Coals by X-ray Diffraction, Fourier-transform Infrared Spectroscopy and X-ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy
Structure and Magnetic Properties of a Medium-entropy Fe46Co34Ni20 Alloy Powder
Structure of Nano-crystalline Thin Layers by Glancing Incidence X-ray Diffraction
Structure, Phase Composition, and Properties of Ceramics Based on AlMgB14, Obtained from Various Powders
Study on Recovery of Zinc from Metallurgical Solid Waste Residue by Ammoniacal Leaching
Surface Tension, Specific Heat and Eutectic Solidification of Substantially Undercooled Liquid Ti-Si Alloy
Synthesis and Characterization of PVP/CaCO3-Ag Blend Hydrogel by Gamma Irradiation: Study of Drug Delivery System and Antimicrobial Activity
Synthesis and Development of Sm Microalloyed Zr-Cu-Al Based Metallic Glasses and Their Nanocomposites
Synthesis of Nickel/Sepiolite Nano Composite: Novel Catalytic and Antibacterial Nano Materials
TEM Observations of the Effect of Boron Content on the Amorphization of Boron Carbide
The Influence of Microstructure and Emissivity of NiO Doped Fe3O4 Spinel Structure on Near and Middle Infrared Radiation
The Influence of Strain Rate and Temperature on the Shear Response of 1018 Steel
Thermal Conductivity Measurements of Materials from Insulating Polymer to Highly Conductive Graphite Film
Thermodynamic Characteristics of Ferronickel Slag Sintered in the Presence of Magnesia
Thermodynamic Measurement Al-Li Alloy by Mass Spectrometry
Total Scattering and Reverse Monte Carlo for the Analysis of Local Effects in Alloys
Towards the Materials Oscilloscope: In-situ and Time-resolved Diffraction from Metals Related to Thermo Mechanical Processes
Two Fibers Used in the Colombian Amazonia and Its Uses as Potential Reinforcement for Composite Materials
Ultra-high Strength Above 10 GPa and Short-range Atomic Order of Amorphous Boron
Use of Municipal Solid Waste Incinerator (MSWI) Fly Ash in Alkali Activated Slag Cement
Viscosity Measurements of Ionic Liquid Lubricants for Space Applications
Visualizing Stress Distribution of Ceramic/Epoxy Composite under Non-linear Deformation Using Micro-mechanical Raman Spectroscopy

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