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Meeting Materials Science & Technology 2016
Symposium The 8th International Symposium on Green and Sustainable Technologies for Materials Manufacturing and Processing
Mrityunjay Singh, Ohio Aerospace Institute, NASA Glenn Research Center
Allen Apblett, Oklahoma State University
Marsha S. Bischel, Armstrong World Industries, Inc.
Surojit Gupta, University of North Dakota
Manish Mehta, National Center for Manufacturing Sciences (NCMS)
Makio Naito, Osaka University
Richard Dean Sisson, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Hisayuki Suematsu, Nagaoka University of Technology
Yiquan Wu, Alfred University
Scope Sustainable development is globally recognized as a key issue for the future growth and well being of our society. Therefore, “green” or environmentally benign technologies have been a major focus of study by materials scientists and engineers worldwide. Generally two issues are important in this area. One is to avoid unnecessary use and generation of compounds directly hazardous to human health and the environment, such as heavy metals and organic pollutants. The other is to protect the global environment by reducing energy consumption and conserving natural resources during fabrication and manufacturing processes. The volumes of consumed raw materials, used energy (or emitted carbon dioxide), and disposed wastes are indicative of sustainability of the process and must be minimized.

Keeping these critical aspects in view, this international symposium deals with a variety of green and sustainable technologies related to materials manufacturing and processing, that are industrially feasible. Topics to be discussed in this symposium include environmental impact of materials including products and processes; development of alternative technologies; waste minimization technologies; and development of instrumentation and control systems. Topics will also include the identification of green manufacturing opportunities and/or up-front solutions to environmental problems in these or related processes as well as recent initiatives and developments in education in “green engineering and sustainability.”

Proposed Session Topics
•Environmentally benign materials, products, and processes
•Alternative manufacturing processes with lower environmental burden
•Nanotechnology for environmental remediation and protection
•Low temperature aqueous synthesis and processing, colloidal processing
•Energy saving forming/sintering technologies
•Additive manufacturing, 3D printing, and sustainability
•Microwave assisted processing and energy efficient technologies
•Waste minimization and materials recycling technologies
•Education in green engineering and sustainability
•Environmental monitoring and testing
•Life cycle analysis of materials and products
Abstracts Due 03/31/2016
Proceedings Plan Planned: Publication outside of MS&T

A CFD Based Algorithm for Kinetics Analysis of the Reduction of Hematite Concentrate Particles by CO+H2 Gas Mixture in a Laminar Flow Reactor
A Parametric Study on the Hydrolysis of Titanic Acid in HCl Solution for Synthesis of TiO2 with Controlled Particle Sizes and Morphology
A Zero-waste Approach for Concrete, Water, Heat and Electricity
Controlling Factors Aiming for High Performance SiC Polycrystalline Fiber
Degradation and Corrosion Mechanism of MgO-C Refrcatory during a Ferro-manganese Processing
Demonstration of Pilot Scale Lignin Isolation as a Part of a Cellulosic Sugar Production Facility
Development Of Stoneware Body Formulation Suitable For Fast Firing
Direct N2O Decomposition Catalysts Based on Lanthanum Silicate
Effect of Halide Flux Addition in Molten Salts on the Production Efficiency of Critical Metals: Applications of Computational Thermodynamics to Molten Salt Design
Effect of Raw Powder Characteristics on Thermal Conductivity and Mechanical Properties of Sintered Reaction Bonded Silicon Nitride
Effects of Molten Salts on Mg Reduction in Titanium Powder Production
Energy and Cost Savings in the Production of Titanium Metal Powder Using an Emerging Hydrometallurgical Process Route for the Purification of Titanium Slag, as Compared with the Chloride and Sulfate Processes
Extrusion and Tape Casting Based Production Processes for New Lightweight Kiln Furniture
Green Synthetic Methods or Molybdates Based On Bimetallic Complexes
High Temperature Stability of Carbonate Cement
Innovative Low Magnetic Field Orientation Process for Fabrication of C-axis Oriented Si3N4 Ceramics by Using Multilayered-graphene Coated -Si3N4 Particle
Low Temperature Sintering of Silicon Carbide Ceramics with Ternary or Quaternary Additives
New Techniques for Old Materials: Mechanochemical Synthesis and Advanced Processing of Lanthanide and Chalcogenide Compounds
New Thoughts on Electric Field-related Sintering Behavior in Dielectric Sr5(PO4)3F Crystals
On the Development of Novel Multifunctional MAXPOL Composites
Porous Nano-SiC as High Temperature Thermal Insulator: Role of Nanoscale Phonon Engineering
Processing Composite Stable Porous Silicon (SPS) as an Anode for Lithium Ion Battery
Production Review of Direct Reduced Iron (DRI) Process from Magnetite Concentrates as an Alternative to CO2 Reduced Emission Gas Product.
Relationship between Properties and Morphologies of Gelation Freeze Casted Ceramics
Room-temperature and Low-pressure Injection Molding of Silicon Nitride Aqueous Suspensions
Silicon Nitride with High Thermal Conductivity for Power-module Substrate Applications
Stereolithographic Additive Manufacturing of Ceramic Components with Micro Geometric Patterns
Sustainable Metal Production of Aluminum: Goodbye Smelting Plants; Hello Mini Mills
Titania Nanosheet Production by An Inexpensive Green Process
Towards Sustainable Manufacturing by Using Novel Process-based Solutions
Two Step Pressurization in Pulsed Electric Current Sintering of MoO3 for Production of Radioactive Isotopes
Utilization of Blast Furnace Flue Dust as Reductant for Iron Nugget Production

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