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Meeting 2016 TMS Annual Meeting & Exhibition
Symposium Characterization of Minerals, Metals, and Materials
Sponsorship TMS Extraction and Processing Division
TMS: Materials Characterization Committee
Organizer(s) Shadia Jamil Ikhmayies, Al Isra University
Bowen Li, Michigan Technological University
John S Carpenter, Los Alamos National Laboratory
Jiann-Yang Hwang, Michigan Technological University
Sergio Neves Monteiro, Military Institute of Engineering
Jian Li, CanmetMATERIALS
Donato Firrao, Politecnico di Torino - DISAT
Mingming Zhang, ArcelorMittal Global R&D
Zhiwei Peng, Central South University
Juan P. Escobedo-Diaz, UNSW Australia
Chenguang Bai, Chongqing University
Scope The symposium focuses on the characterization of the minerals, metals and materials and the applications of characterization results on the processing of these materials. Subjects include, but are not limited to, extraction & processing of various minerals, metals (including ferrous, non-ferrous and precious metals and alloys, etc), metal matrix composites, glass, ceramic and refractories, polymers, fiber materials, biomaterials, carbon, electronic, magnetic and optical materials, high-temperature materials, newly developed advanced materials, gaseous, liquid and solid pollutants, recycling, insulation materials, and advanced characterization techniques, etc.
Areas of interest include, but are not limited to:

- Techniques for characterizing materials across a spectrum of systems and processes
- Characterization of mechanical, electrical, electronic, optical, dielectric, magnetic, physical and chemical properties of materials
- Characterization of processing of materials
- Characterization of structural, morphological and Topographical properties of materials
- Emerging characterization techniques
- Characterization of extraction and processing, which include process development and analysis of various processes.
- Characterization of microstructure and properties of materials, which include: process integration, characterization of thin and thick films (semi-conductor), micro-texture, computer tomography (CT), x-ray tomography (XRT),in-situ microscopy, nano-scale TEM, AFM, FIB techniques, and GeoMet, etc.

Symposium Dynamics:
This symposium encourages, but does not demand, accompanying proceedings papers for each oral presentation as well as for the poster contributions. Awards are presented for individuals who provide the best combination of oral presentation and written proceedings paper. In addition, a poster session will occur at TMS 2015 with an award for best poster.
Abstracts Due 07/15/2015
Proceedings Plan Planned: A print-only volume

A Unified Dictionary Approach for the Indexing of Electron Diffraction Modalities
An Empirical Equation to Predict the Porosity of Titanium Foams
Analysis of Methanol Sensitivity on SnO2-ZnO Nanocomposite
Characterization and Stoichiometry of the Cyanidation Reaction in NaOH, of Argentian Waste Tailings of Hidalgo, México
Characterization of Copper-Manganese-Aluminum-Magnesium Mixed Oxyhydroxide and Oxide Catalysts for Redox Reactions
Characterization of Glassy and Partially Crystalline Cu-Zr-Al-Sm Metallic Glasses
Characterization of Humic Acid Modified Bentonite Binder for Iron Ore Pelletization
Characterization of Iron Oxide Scale Formed in Naphthenic Acid Corrosion
Characterization of Magnesite from Tsakasimptah Nigeria for Glass Making
Characterization of Thermal Behavior of Epoxy Composites Reinforced with Curaua Fibers by Differential Scanning Calorimetry
Charpy Impact Tests of Polyester Composites Reinforced with PALF Fibers
Comparative Study of the Effects of Cellulose Nanowhiskers and Microcrystalline Cellulose Addition as Reinforcement in Flexible Films Based on Biopolymer Blends
Crystal Structures and Conductivity of Lanthanum Gallate Doped with Strontium and Magnesium Synthesized by Different Methods
Determination of the Stability Constants for Mixed-ligand Coordination Compounds in the Zn(II)-nitrilotriacetic Acid-ammonia System
Dielectric Properties and Microwave Heating Characteristics of Nickel-copper Ore
Discussion on Coking Wastewater Treatment and Control Measures in Iron and Steel Enterprises
Dynamic-Mechanical Characterization of Polyester Matrix Composites Reinforced With Eucalyptus Fibers
Dynamic Deep Etching and Particle Extraction for High-strength Aluminium Alloys
Effect of Cold Work on the Corrosion Resistance of an Austenitic Stainless Steel
Effect of Ferric Ions on Bioleaching of Pentlandite Concentrate
Effect of Interlayer Material on the Mechanical Properties of Diffusion Bonded Aluminum Joints
Effect of MgO and Basicity on Microstructure and Metallurgical Properties of Iron Ore Sinter
Effect of Microstructural Anisotropy on the Dynamic Mechanical Behaviour of Rolled Ti-6Al-4V
Effect of Poisson’s Ratio on Stress/Strain Concentration at Circular Holes in Elastic Plates Subjected to Biaxial Loading- Three Dimensional Finite Element Analysis
Electrical Effect and Influence Factors of Tourmaline
Evaluation of White Bentonite Modified by Acid Attack
Experimental Analysis of Interlocking Pavement of Concrete with Addition of Waste Glass Applied in Construction
Experimental Study on Quality Evaluation of Calcium-based Agents for Desulfurization of Sinter Gas on SDA
Facile Measurements of Single-crystal Elastic Constant Tensor Properties from Polycrystalline Samples
Ferronickel Preparation from Nickeliferous Laterite by Rotary Kiln-electric Furnace Process
Flexural Mechanical Characterization of Polyester Composites Reinforced with Continuous Ramie Fibers Stalk
Flexural Test in Epoxy Matrix Composites Reinforced with Hemp Fiber
Formulation of Ceramic Body to Produce Roofing Tiles Using Winkler Diagram
FTIR Spectroscopy of Some Brazilian Clays
Grain Boundary Plane Dependence of Sensitization in Austenitic Stainless Steel
High Accuracy Technique to Measure the Electrical Conductivity of Highly Conductive Molten Salts
High Temperature Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry Applied to the Characterization and Thermodynamic Studies of Feldspars and Feldspathoids
Highly Electrically Conductive Polyolefin Nanocomposites Reinforced with a Low Concentration of Carbon Nanotubes
HRTEM Analysis of Crystallographic Defects in Cd-Zn-Te Single Crystals
Humectation Kinetics of a Quasi-ceramic Matrix Destined to Fluxes for Submerged Arc Welding
In-situ High Temperature X-ray Computed Micro-tomography of Ceramic Matrix Composite Processing
Incorporation of Waste Ceramic Blocks in Structural Ceramics
Influence of Al and C Content on Mechanical Properties of Sub-rapidly Solidified Fe–20Mn–xAl–yC Low-density Steels
Interface Analysis of Solid State Welded AA7075 to Ti64 Joints
Large Volume 3D Reconstruction of Metal and Ceramic Microstructures by Xe-ion Plasma FIB
Ligand Selection Model for Leaching of Low Grade Zinc Oxide Ores
LL-10: Preparation of Polymeric Phosphate Ferric Sulfate Flocculant and Application on Coking Wastewater Treatment
LL-11: Effect of Phase Transformations on Hardness in Zn–Al–Cu Alloys
LL-12: Effects of Heat Treatment on the Mechanical Properties of CrMo Steel Contained Nb
LL-13: Effect of the Paper Industry Residue on Properties in the Fresh Mortar
LL-14: Mechanical Properties and Microstructure of K418 Using Master Alloy Technique and Mechanical Alloying
LL-16: Analysis of Absorption in Cardboard Tubes
LL-17: Analysis of the Importance of Heat Treatment Surface of Steel Gear SAE 1045 Transmission Motorcycle to Increase Hardness and Resistance to Wear
LL-18: Angle Dependence of Optical Plasmonic Response of Concave Bow-tie Sliver Nanoparticle
LL-19: Assessment of Concrete Degradation Submitted to the Attack of Magnesium Sulfate through Non-destructive Testing
LL-20: Brillouin Scattering Spectroscopy on Mg-Nd Alloy in Different Aging Time
LL-21: Characterization Mechanics and Copper in Application Cooling Industry
LL-22: Characterization Mortar Mechanics Using in their Waste Composition of Stone Extraction Italva -RJ City
LL-23: Characterization of Boron in Boron Containing Steels
LL-24: Characterization of Irradiated and Non-irradiated Rubber from Automotive Scrap Tires
LL-25: Characterization of Mesoscale Materials with Secondary Signal Imaging Electron Tomography (SSI-ET) in a Transmission Electron Microscope
LL-26: Characterization of Waste Molding Sands, for Their Possible Use as Building Material
LL-27: Construction Waste of Civil Use in Concrete Structural
LL-28: Development of Bio-based Foams Prepared from PBAT/PLA Reinforced with Bio-calcium Carbonate Compatibilized by Electron-beam Radiation
LL-29: Direct Synthesis of Carbon Nanotubes at Low Temperature by the Reaction of CCl4 and Ferrocene
LL-2: Assimilation Reaction Characteristic Number for Evaluating the Assimilation of Iron Ore in Sintering
LL-30: Properties of Ceramic Pigment Zn0.5Cu0.5Cr2O4 Synthesized by Solution Combustion Method
LL-32: Fabrication and Mechanical Behavior of Carbon Nanofiber Foam Core -Polymeric Shell Structures
LL-33: Green Synthesis, Characterization and Stabilization of AgNPs with Thuja Orientalis Extract
LL-34: Incorporation of Glass Waste Into Mortar
LL-35: Incorporation of Ornamental Rock Waste into Mortar
LL-36: Influence of Inoculation on Structure of Chromium Cast Iron
LL-38: Investigation of Medium-Range Correlations in Marginal Glass Forming Alloys
LL-39: Magnetic and Structural Properties of Sodium Substituted La1-xNaxMnO3 Hole Doped Lanthanum Manganites
LL-3: Study on Oxide Inclusions at Each Process of Steel Production
LL-40: Microstructural Characterization of a Ni2HfAl-Precipitate-Strengthened Ferritic Alloy
LL-41: Miracema Clay Characterization, in Northwest Fluminense for Making Structural Masonry Blocks Ceramic
LL-42: Monitoring Dislocation Characteristics of Steels during Deformation by TOF Neutron Diffraction
LL-43: Clinker Production from Wastes of Cellulose and Granite Industries
LL-44: Properties of Clay for Ceramics with Rock Waste for Production Structural Block by Pressing and Firing
LL-45: Properties of Mortars with Partial and Total Replacement of Conventional Aggregate by Waste Construction
LL-46: Research of the Extraction of Valuable Metals from Nickel Laterite by the Ammonium Sulfate Roasting-Water Leaching Process
LL-48: The Characterization of the Desulfurization Powder in the Semi-dry De-SO2 Process of the Sintering Machine Exhaust Gas and the Interaction with the Soil Particles
LL-49: Effects of Carbon Black Incorporation on Morphological, Mechanical and Thermal Properties of Biodegradable Films
LL-4: Characterization of Duplex Stainless Steel Casting with Gadolinium as Neutron Absorbers for Spent Fuel Storage Applications
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LL-51: Influence of the Brazilian Nanoclay “Branca de Cubati” Incorporation on Properties of Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene(ABS)
LL-52: Mechanical Characterization of Mortar Using in its Composition of Waste Wood Processing
LL-53: Microstructure Analysis of Buildups Embedded in Carbon Sleeve in Continuous Annealing Furnace for Non-oriented Silicon Steel
LL-54: Significance of Graphitic Surfaces in Aurodicyanide Adsorption by Activated Carbon: Experimental & Computational Approach
LL-55: Optimization of Vector Field Electron Tomography Using Model Based Iterative Reconstructions
LL-56: Effects of Graphene Oxide Addition on Mechanical and Morphological Properties of EVOH Films
LL-57: Examining the Stability and Electron Emission Properties of Vacuum Plasma Sprayed Lanthanum Hexaboride Coatings
LL-58: Improvement of Mechanical Properties in Natural Rubber with Fillers Organics
LL-59: Recovery of Palladium and Aluminum from Spent Catalysts by Roasting-leaching
LL-5: Experimental Study of Advanced Treatment of Coking Wastewater Using MBR-RO Combined Process
LL-60: Silver Cementation with Zinc from Residual X Ray Fixer, Experimental and Thermochemical Study
LL-61: 5-Parameter Grain Boundary Measurement from a Single 2-Dimensional EBSD Scan
LL-62: Speciation and Characterization of E-waste, Using Analytical Techniques
LL-63: Confocal Microscopy Studies on Oxide Inclusions in Ca Treated Steels
LL-64: Characterization Methodologies for Investigating Surface Integrity in Microelectronics Packaging
LL-65: Characterization of Gamma-alumina Obtained from Aged Pseudoboehmites
LL-66: Biodegradable Composite Development Incorporated With Acai Biomass
LL-67: Densification Behavior and Dielectric Properties of Gel Cast Barium Zinc Tantalate Ceramics
LL-68: Effect of Alloying Elements on the High Temperature Oxidation of Ti-Al-Fe Alloys
LL-69: Evaluation of Environmental Aging of Polypropylene Irradiated Versus Pristine
LL-6: Small Punch Creep Test in a 316 Austenitic Stainless Steel
LL-70: In Situ Transmission Electron Microscopy Studies on Solid-state Formation of Quasicrystals in a Mg Alloy
LL-71: Microstructure, Mechanical and Oxidation Behavior of Niobium Modified 9% Chromium Steel
LL-72: Failure Analysis of Steel Fasteners Used in Anchoring Details
LL-73: Hydration Resistance of Y2O3 Doped CaO Refractory and Its Application to Melting Titanium Alloys
LL-74: Interface Reaction between Y2O3 Doped BaZrO3 and TiNi Melt
LL-75: Investigation of the Passivation Mechanism of Copper-based Anodes from In-situ Observations
LL-76: Mechanical Behaviour of Multiaxially Forged Mg-2Zn-2Gd
LL-77: Microstructural Characterization of Boron-rich Boron Carbide by Transmission Electron Microscopy
LL-78: Shear Displacement and Actual Strain during Chip Segmentation when Cutting Aerospace Alloy Ti-5553
LL-79: Zinc Chloride Influence on the Resins Furan Polymerization to Foundry Moulds
LL-80: Optimization of Polishing Parameters of Chemical Mechanical Planarization (CMP) for c-plane (0001) GaN Using Taguchi Method
LL-81: Plasmonic Behavior and Optical Transmission of Silver-Cobalt Thin Film Hole Arrays
LL-82: Powder Processing of Bulk Fe-3 wt. %C Alloy
LL-83: Effect of Magnesium Aluminate Spinel Content on Properties of BN Based Composites
LL-84: Role of Microstructural Anisotropy in Shear Response of Materials
LL-85: Surface Behavior of Iron Sulfide Ore during Grinding with Alumina Media
LL-86: Synchrotron X-Ray Characterization of Inconel 625 Manufactured Through Direct Metal Laser Sintering Technique of Additive Manufacturing
LL-87: Microstructure, Phase Composition and Shear Strength of the TiAlV/TiCuZrPd/TiAlV Brazed Joints
LL-88: Mineralogical Analysis of Nickel/Copper Polymetallic Sulfide Ore by X-ray Diffraction Using Rietveld Method
LL-89: Texture and Anisotropy Studies in the API 5L X70 Pipeline Steel during Hot Rolling and Various Heat Treatments
LL-8: Characterization of a Mineral of the District Of Zimapan, Mina Concordia, Hidalgo, for the Viability of the Recovery of Tungsten
LL-90: Unraveling the Role of Mo in the Aqueous Corrosion of Ni-Cr-Mo Alloys by Combining Electrochemical Passivation Studies with Nanoscale Characterization
LL-91: The Effects of Carbon on the Rare Earth Elements Distribution in NdFeB Magnet
LL-92: Ionizing Radiation Effects on Properties of Polyamide Composites with Colloidal Silicon Dioxide (Aerosil) and Talc
LL-9: Characterization of Incorporation the Glass Waste in Adhesive Mortar
Low Cyclic Fatigue of Light Alloys with a Bimodal Grain Size Distribution
Material Characterization of Power Plant Steel in the Virgin and Artificially-aged Conditions
Measuring Fracture Toughness Using Digital Image Correlation
Mechanical Characterization of Historic Steel Rods
Mechanical Characterization of Polymer Matrix Composites with Nondestructive Evaluation Techniques
Mechanical Properties of Zirconium Diboride Ultra-high Temperature Ceramics in Wide Range of Strain Rates
Meltspun Lignin Carbon Fibers for Reinforced Polymeric Composite Applications
Metallurgy and Creep Behavior of Type 310S Stainless Steel at High Temperature in Different Atmospheres and Loading Conditions
Methodology for Determining Spall Damage Mode Preference in Shocked FCC Polycrystalline Metals from 3-D X-Ray Tomography Data
Microstructural Characteristics of Reaction-bonded B4C/SiC Composite
Microstructural Evolution of Single Ni2TiAl or Hierarchical NiAl/Ni2TiAl Precipitates in Fe-Ni-Al-Cr-Ti Ferritic Alloys during Thermal Treatment
Microstructure and Hardness Properties of Tool Steel Friction Cladding on Mild Steel Substrate
Microstructure Characterization of Nickel Alloy 718 with Automated Optical Image Processing
Microstructure Evolution during Thermal Aging of Inconel 718
Microstructure of Metal Injection Molded MIM418 Using Master Alloy Technique
Nondestructive Materials Characterization in 3D by Laboratory Diffraction Contrast Tomography
On the Use of Higher Order Moment Invariants in the Classification of Microstructural Shapes
Optimization of Material Properties of High Strength Multiphase Steels via Microstructure and Phase Transformation Adjustment
Optimization of TiNp/Ti Content for Si3N4/42CrMo Joints Brazed with Ag-Cu-Ti+TiNp Composite Filler
Photocatalytic H2 Production on Novel Heterostructure Composite CuCO3/TiO2 Photocatalyst
Physical and Chemical Properties of MSWI Fly Ash
Preparating Magnetic Iron Ore from Copper Slag at Intermediate Temperature
Preparation and Characterization of Microcapsules from PBSL/VMF2 Nanocomposite
Prevention of Airborne Dust from Petroleum Coke Stockpiles
Pyrolysis of Active Fraction of Humic Substances-based Binder for Iron Ore Pelletizing
Recovery of Palladium from Spent Pd/Al2O3 Catalyst by Hydrochloric Acid Leaching
Refractory's Cements and Composites Materials Based on Them in System BaO-AL2O3-SiO2 N.Iliukha, W.Timofeeva
Resonances of Microwave Power Absorption in Alumina and Silicon Carbide
Site-specific Studies on the Interfacial Structures of Galvanized Dual Phase Steels
Solidification of Dredged Sludge by Hydraulic Ash-slag Cementitious Materials
Speckle Measurements in Deformation Experiments and Dilatometry
Stamping Versus Wire Electrical Discharge Machining (WEDM) of HIPERCO® 50 Alloy Laminates – A Comparative Study of Their Magnetic Properties and Cut-edge Characteristics
Structural Characterizations of Black TiO2 Nanoparticles Made from Amorphous Precursors
Study On Coal Minerals Phase Transformations under Different Coking Conditions
Survey of Mechanical Properties of Cardboard Tubes for Engineering Application
Synchrotron X-ray Tomographic Quantification of Microstructural Evolution in Multi-phase Soft Material
Synthesis and Characteristics of Anorthite Ceramics from Steelmaking Slag
Tensile Strength of Epoxy Composites Reinforced with Fique Fibers
Tensile Strength of Polyester Composites Reinforced with Thinner Ramie Fibers
Tensile Strength Tests in Epoxy Composites with High Incorporation of Malva Fibers
The Adsorption Properties of Porous Boron Nitride Nanosheets
The Characterization of Photo and Thermal Dual Sensitive Behavior of Azo-substituted Polyrotaxane Nano-micelle
The Chemical Composition and Micro-mechanical Properties of Cooling γ’ Precipitates in a Polycrystalline Nickel Alloy
The Effect of Post-weld Heat Treatment on the Properties of TIG Welded Inconel 718 alloy
The Influence of Heat Treatment on the Optical Parameters of Spray-deposited CdS:In Thin Films
The Spacing Transform: Application and Validation
Thermal Analysis of Curaua Fiber Reinforced Epoxy Matrix Composites
Thermal Properties of Polypropylene Nanocomposites with Organoclay and Discarded Bond Paper
Transport of Chloride Ions through Modulated Concrete Microstructures
Using of Combined Electrochemical Reactions for the Extraction of Metals from Different Raw Materials
Verification of the Predicted Martensitic Transformation in a Au-Cu-Zn Alloy
Wettability of Pyrolytic Graphite by Molten Blast Furnace Slag Bearing TiO2

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