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Meeting 2017 TMS Annual Meeting & Exhibition
Symposium Characterization of Minerals, Metals, and Materials
Sponsorship TMS Extraction and Processing Division
TMS: Materials Characterization Committee
Bowen Li, Michigan Technological University
John S. Carpenter, Los Alamos National Laboratory
Jian Li, CanmetMATERIALS
Jiann-Yang Hwang, Michigan Technological University
Sergio N. Monteiro, Military Institute of Engineering
Firrao Donato, Collegio Universitario, Italy
Mingming Zhang, ArcelorMittal Global R&D
Zhiwei Peng, Central South University
Juan P. Escobedo-Diaz, University of New South Wales
Chenguang Bai, Chongqing University
Yunus Kalay, Middle East Technical University
Ramasis Goswami, Naval Research Laboratory
Jeongguk Kim, Korea Railroad Research Institute
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. 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 2017 with an award for best poster.
Abstracts Due 07/17/2016
Proceedings Plan Planned: Stand-alone book in which only your symposium’s papers would appear (indicate title in comments section below)

A Comparison of Gallium and Xenon Plasma Focused Ion Beam Techniques for the Interrogation of Aluminum Alloy Microstructures
A Forward Modeling Approach to Defect Characterization in a Scanning Electron Microscope
A Study on the Size and Type of Inclusions in Si-Mn Combined Deoxidated Low Carbon Steel Strip
Adsorption of Lead from Aqueous Solutions to Bentonite and Composite
Aging Behaviour in Ni0.5CoxMn2.5-xO4 (x=0.5, 0.8 and 1.1) Thermistors
Application of AFM in Morphology Determination of Powder Material
Application of X-ray Computed Tomography for the Characterization of Graphite Morphology in Compact-graphite Iron
Automated Optical Characterization of Inconel 100 Using Computational Microstructural Toolsets
Bending Tests in Polyester Composites Reinforced with Palf Fibers
Characterization of a Sienite Rock from Tanguá/Brazil as a Source of Potassium to the Agriculture
Characterization of Defects in Metal Oxide Thin Films Using Electron Channeling Contrast Imaging (ECCI) and TEM
Characterization of Explosively Bonded Interfaces for High Contaminant Sensitivity Environments
Characterization of High Performance Toothpaste Abrasive Derived from Perlite
Characterization of Low-zinc Electric Arc Furnace Dust
Characterization of Recrystallization and Twin Evolution Mechanisms Using In Situ TEM
Characterization of Spent Printed Circuit Boards from Computers
Characterization of Surface Microstructure and Passive Film Formed on Nanostructured Ti-6Al-4V Alloy Produced by Cryogenic Burnishing
Characterization of Surface Roughness of Laser Deposited Titanium Alloy and Copper Using AFM
Characterizing Ballistic Resistance: Legacy Methods Versus Novel Statistical Tools
Characterizing γ’ Shape Evolution in Nickel-base Superalloys Using Lower Order Moment Invariants
Charpy Toughness Behavior of Fique Fabric Reinforced Polyester Matrix Composites
Chemical and Mineralogical Characterization of Pyrite Ore Deposit in Umuobom Ideato, Imo State, Nigeria
Comparative Analysis of Curaua Fiber Density Using the Geometric Characterization and Pycnometry Technique
Composition Dependent Martensitic Transformation and Softening of Elastic Constants
Compression Behavior of Semi-Closed Die Forged AZ80 Extrusion
Contact Angle of Iron Ore Particles with Water: Measurements and Influencing Factors
Contribution of Phosphorus Addition to Strength after Intercritical Hot-rolling in HSLA Steels
Corrosion Behavior of Super-Ferritic Stainless Steels in NaCl Media
Creation of Thermally Stable Precipitate Structures in a Ni-Base Superalloy through Compositional Modification
Defect Structures in the Intermetallic Compounds Ag3Sn and Cu3Sn
Deformation Mechanisms of Closed Cell-Aluminium Foams during Drop Weight Impact
Development of A New Recycling Process of PGM from Metal-supported Catalyst Using Complex Oxide
Dielectric Property, Characterization and Preparation of 3Y-ZrO2/TiO2 Solid Solution Ceramics
Domain Wall Behavior and Phase Transitions of Ba(Zr0.2Ti0.8)O3-50(Ba0.7Ca0.3)TiO3 under Frequency of 0.2Hz-1.2 MHz
Effect of Alloying Elements on Diffusing Bonding Parameters in Al6063 Alloy
Effect of Argon Gas Purging of Spark Plasma Sintered ZrB2+SiC Nano-powder Composites
Effect of Binder Phase on Reduction Swelling Property of Iron Ore Pellet
Effect of Bromide Ions on the Pitting Corrosion of Hafnium in Anhydrous T-butanol and Acetonitrile
Effect of Grain Boundary Plane on the Sensitization of Austenitic Stainless Steel
Effect of Incorporation of POSS into Fluoroelastomer Matrix
Effect of Skin-Core Hierarchical Structure on Dielectric Constant of Injection Molded and Cast Film Extruded Liquid Crystalline Polymer
Effects of Alumina and Magnesia on Microstructure and Mineralogy of Iron Ore Sinter
Effects of Thermal Processing on Closed-Cell Aluminium Foams
Electrical and Microstructural Investigation of Ni0.5Co0.5Cu0.3Zn0.3Mn1.4O4 Temperature Sensors
Enhanced Physical Properties of Thin Film Nanocomposites
Estimation of Dislocation Density in Metals from Microhardness Test
Experimental Determination of Macro-texture in hcp and Cubic Materials Using Ultrasound
Experimental Investigation of Mechanical Behaviour of Closed-Cell Aluminium Foams under Drop Weight Impact
Fabrication of Transparent Lanthana-doped Yttria Ceramics by Spark Plasma Sintering
Fatigue Fracture Surface Morphologies in Controlled Crack Growth Rail Steel Specimens
Five Dimensional Microanalysis of In-situ Reactions in Solution
Formation of Three Dimensional ZnO Micro Flowers from self Assembled ZnO Micro Discs
Formation of ZrO2 in Coating on AZ31 Mg Alloy via Plasma Electrolytic Oxidation: Phase and Structure of Zirconia
Gamma-radiation Effect on Biodegradability of Synthetic PLA Structural Foams PP/HMSPP Based
Grain Size and Mechanical Properties in Severely Rolled Duplex Steel
Hemp Fiber Density Using the Pycnometry Technique
High Thermal Conducting Composites Using Percolation Theory
Important Factors to Consider in FIB Milling of Crystalline Materials
Improvements in High Speed Simultaneous EDS-EBSD Mapping
In-Situ Femtosecond Laser Milling Technique for Microstructural Characterization
In Situ Mechanical and Thermal Damage Mechanisms Investigation in Asteoridal Rocks
In Situ Observation of the Precipitation of Copper Sulfate Hydrate on the Copper Based Anode Surface
Industrial Use of Brazilian Bentonite Modified by Mild Acid Attack
Influence of Corrosion on Dynamic Tensile Properties of 304 and 304L Stainless Steel
Interfacial Strength Characterization in a High-modulus Low-density Steel-based Fe-TiB2 Composite
Investigating the Anisotropic Behaviour of Lean Duplex Stainless Steel 2101
Investigation on the Local Mechanical Behavior of Laser Weldments in AHSS TWBs
Izod Impact Tests in Epoxy Matrix Reiforced with Fique Fibers
Izod Impact Tests in Polyester Matrix Composites Reinforced with Blanket of the Malva and Jute Fibers
Izod Toughness Behavior of Continuous PALF Fibers Reinforced Polyester Matrix Composites
K-10: A Kinetic Model for the Growth of FeB and Fe2B Phases on the AISI M2 Borided Steel during the Powder-pack Boriding
K-11: Addition of Cellulose Nanofibers in Reactive Powder Concrete
K-13: Application of Membrane Separation Technology in Wastewater Treatment of Iron and Steel Enterprise
K-14: Boiler Ashes Incorporation in Mixed Mortar Using Experimental Planning in Simplex Network
K-15: Brillouin Scattering Study on Elastic Properties of Bulk hcp ZnO Single Crystal
K-16: Characterization and Leaching Proposal of Ag ( I) from a Zn Concentrate in a S2O32- - O2 Medium
K-1: Characteristics of Stamp Charging Coke and Top Charging Coke
K-20: Characterization of a Bentonitic Clay amd Its Use in Bleaching Brazilian Nut Oil
K-21: Characterization of Biodegradable Mulch Black Films Incorporated with Organics Fertilizers and Rice Husk Ash
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K-23: Characterization of Steel Production Dust and Their Use in Structural Ceramics
K-24: Charpy Toughness Behavior of Jute Fabric Reinforced Polyester Matrix Composites
K-25: Clay: Characterization and Evaluation of the Application Potential
K-26: Determination of Ten Impurity Elements in Tin Concentrate and Smelting Products by ICP-AES
K-27: Effects of Magnetic Field Curing on Microactuation of Magnetorheological Elastomers Based on Iron–natural Rubber Nanocomposites
K-28: Electron Beam Effect on Mechanical and Thermical Properties of DGEBA/EPDM Composite
K-29: Efficient High-Resolution Study of Dissimilar Metal Interfaces
K-2: Contribution to the β Relaxation Study of the HDPE, LDPE and LLDPE
K-30: Evaluation of Ballistic Armor Behavior with Epoxy Composite Reinforced with Malva Fibers
K-31: The Non-Isothermal Crystallization Behavior of Polyethylene/ calcium phosphate Composite
K-32: Evaluation of Durability of Red Ceramic Incorporated with Ornamental Stone Waste
K-34: Wood-to-concrete Joints Using Steel Connectors: Experimental Evaluation
K-35: Evaluation of the Pozzolanic Activity of Residue from the Paper Industry
K-36: Evaluation of the Properties of the Adhesive Mortar in the Fresh State with Addition of Glass Waste
K-37: Experimental Evaluation of the Influence of Mortar’s Mechanical Properties on the Behavior of Clay Masonry
K-38: Experimental Study on Limestone Gypsum Desulfurization Agent with SDA Desulphurization Ash
K-3: Synthesis and Structural Characterization of BaTiO3 Doped with Gd3+
K-40: X-ray and Microstructural Study of a Set of Cast Aluminum Alloys
K-41: Porosity of Soil Pigments Based Paints
K-42: Use of Gamma-alumina Nanoparticles for Drug Delivery System
K-43: The Mineralogical and Gemmological Characteristics of Turqoise from Luo Nan,Shan Xi, China
K-44: Mechanical Properties of Nanocomposites High Melt Strength Polypropylene (HMSPP) Obtained by Gamma Radiation in Comparison to Conventional Polypropylene Nanocomposites with Smectite Nanoclay
K-45: Polymer Blend Based on Recycled Polyethylene and Ethylene Vinyl Acetate Copolymers Reinforced with Natural Fibers from Agricultural Wastes
K-46: Mechanical, Thermal and Electrical Properties of Polymer (Ethylene Terephthalate - PET) Filled with Carbon Black
K-47: The Use of Network Simplex Method for Planning the Incorporation of Recycled Paper Mill Sludge in Manufacturing of Ceramic Bodies
K-48: Nd3+ Doping Effect on the Structure, Microstructure, Lattice Distortion and Electronic Properties of TiO2 Nanoparticles
K-49: Microstructural Evolution of Ni-Superalloys during Hot Rolling and Thermal Aging
K-50: Optical Marker Synthesis for Use in Polymer Processing Based on the Doping with Europium Complex
K-51: Plasmonic Behavior of Nonstoichiometric Alumina on Al
K-53: Use of Alkaline Solid Wastes from Kraft Pulp and Paper Mills, Dregs and Grits in Cement Production
K-55: Synthesis and Characterization of PVA/Bio-hydroxyapatite Nanoparticle for Sunscreen Application
K-56: Research on the Advanced Treatment of Coking Wastewater with Semi-coke Modified with Water Vapor
K-57: Preparation and Characterization of Polyethylene Nanocomposites with Clay and Silver Nanoparticles
K-58: Radiation Effects in the Crystal Polystyrene Composite with Clays
K-59: Production of Concrete Interlocking Blocks with Partial Replacement of Sand in Bulk by Waste Glass Machined
K-5: Accelerated Degradation of the Polypropylene Inducing Thermal Aging
K-60: Steel Slag: Analysis of Application in Cementitious Materials
K-61: Reactive Powder Concrete Production with the Addition of Granite Processing Waste
K-62: Study of Synergistic Effect of Light Stabilizer Additive, Conventional and Nanoparticles, Applied to Polyethylene Films Submitted to Ultraviolet Radiation
K-64: Saw Dust of Waste as Partial Substitute Fine Aggregate in Structural Concrete
K-65: Study of Calcined Mixtures from Industrial Residues for Production of Agglomerates
K-66: Study of the Effect of Surface Liquid Flow during Column Flotation of Mining Tailing of the Dos Carlos Dam
K-67: Study on Advanced Treatment of Coking Wastewater Using Catalytic Ozonation Process
K-69: Study on Bending Test on Concrete Structural Use Crumb Rubber as Substitute in Fine Aggregate
K-72: Synthesis of ZnO and TiO2 Nanocomposites for Antibacterial Activity
K-73: Texture Analysis and Anisotropic Properties of a Rolled CuZn36 Brass Alloy
K-76: Advanced Ion Column Solution for Low Ion Damage Characterization and Ultra-fine Process
K-77: Characterization and Mechanical Properties of Additively Manufactured Stainless Steel 316L
K-7: Automated Optical Microstructural Characterization of Thermal Spray Coatings
K-8: Effect of Exposure to Salt Spray in Multiple-use Mortars with Addition and Waste from Paper Production
Leaching of Copper-Cobalt Tailings from the Democratic Republic of Congo
Magnetic Property and Core-shell Nanostructure of Ni Nanoparticles Coated on Si3N4 Powders
Measuring Bauschinger Effects in Rolled Sheet Metal
Mechanical Analysis of Artificial Stone Produced with Glass Waste in Polymeric Matrix
Mechanical Behavior of Light Metal Alloys with Grain Size Distribution in a Wide Range of Strain Rates
Mechanical Characterization of Weldment Zones of Selected Oil and Gas Pipeline Steel
Mechanical, Thermal, Morphology and Barrier Properties of Flexible Film Based on Polyethylene-ethylene Vinyl Alcohol Blend Reinforced with Graphene Oxide
Micromanipulation Techniques for Site Specific Materials Characterization
Microstructural Characterization of Oxide Layers Formed on Fe-Cr-Al-steels during the Exposure to Heavy Liquid Metals
Microstructural Evaluation of Ti-6Al-4V Powder Compacts Sintered by Microwave Energy
Microstructural Evolution of Porous Materials by Magnetic Freeze Casting
Microstructural Investigation and Impact Testing of Additive Manufactured TI-6AL-4V
Microstructure and Mechanical Properties of Silicon Doped Boron Carbide
Microstructure and Phase Evolution during the Synthesis of Manganese Germanides
Microstructure Evolution during Thermo-mechanical Processing of Low-symmetry Metals
Mullitization Characteristics and Sinterability of Kyanite in Ceramic Preparation
Net Shaping of Steel-Tungsten Metal Hybrid via Binder Jet Additive Manufacturing
Nitrogen Quantification in Steels by Atom Probe Tomography
Nondestructive Characterization of Microstructures of Heat-Treated Steels by Magnetic Barkhausen Noise Technique
Nondestructive Characterization of Railway Materials and Components with Infrared Thermography Technique
Nondestructive Materials Characterization in 3D by Laboratory Diffraction Contrast Tomography
Optical Characterization of α-Ti Grain Orientation: Insight from First-principles Calculations
Optimizing Polishing Parameters of Chemical Mechanical Planarization for C-plane (0001) GaN Using Taguchi-based Grey Relational Analysis
Optimum Operating Conditions for Extraction of Lignin Precursors from Palm Fruit Bunch
Ore Dressing and Technological Characterization of Palygorskite from Piauí/Brazil for Applications as Adsorbent of Heavy Metals
Phase Transformation of Andalusite-Mullite and Its Roles to Microstructure and Sinterability of Refractory Ceramic
Phase Transformation of MnO2 and Fe2O3 Briquettes Roasted under CO-CO2 Atmospheres
Portland Cement-Fique Fibers Composites
Preparation and Characterization of Clay Exfoliation and Vegetal Fibre on Properties of Recycled Low Density Polyethylene (rLDPE)
Production and Characterization of Magnesium Aluminate Spinel (MgAl2O4) Ceramics with Ligth Transmission by Spark Plasma Sintering
Radiation Effects on Crosslinking of Butyl Rubber Compounds
Reconstruction of Solidification History from the Cast Microstructure of a Vacuum Arc Remelted Nickel Alloy 718 Ingot
Recrystallization Behavior of Al Added Low Density Medium Mn Steel
Residual Stress Analysis within Steel Encapsulated Metal Matrix Composites Via Neutron Diffraction
Selection on the Process for Enriching Gold from Refractory Gold Ores by Smelting
Selection on the Process for Removing and Recovering Antimony from Antimonial Refractory Gold Ores
Sorption Characteristics of Low Density Polyethylene/Kola Nut Composite
Stochastic Character of Plastic Deformation in FIB-milled Copper Micropillars Investigated by the Acoustic Emission Technique
Structural Characterization of LaxSr1-xCoO3 (LSC 113) / (LaxSr1-x)2CoO4 (LSC 214) Hetero-Interface Cathode for Intermediate Temperature Solid Oxide Fuel Cells
Study of Flexible Films Prepared From PLA/PBAT Blend and PLA E-Beam Irradiated as Compatibilizing Agent
Study of Texture Evolution in Copper Tubes Due to the Tilting of the Die during Drawing
Study of the Effect of the Initial Nucleation Mechanism of Lead Anode Oxidation Film on Internal Stress in Chromic Acid Electrolyte
Study on Mechanical Property of Porous Titanium by Adding Powder TiB2
Study on the Electrically Assisted Springback Reduction of Super-elastic Titanium Alloys
Synthesis and Characterization of Sodalite and Cancrinita from Kaolin
Synthesis and Characterization of Textured BCZT Ceramics Prepared by Molten Salt Synthesis Method
Synthesis of ZnO Micro Prisms on Glass Substrates by the Spray Pyrolysis Method
Technological Characterization of Waste from Gold Mining Dam
Temperature Dependence of the Dielectric Properties of Kaolin
Tensile Behavior of Epoxy Matrix Composites Reinforced with Eucalyptus Fibers
Tensile Behavior of Epoxy Matrix Composites Reinforced with Pure Ramie Fabric
Texture Evolution of Binary Mg-Gd Alloys during Extrusion
Texture Patterns in Orientation Gradient Ta Thin Films
The Dimensional Characterization of Jute Fabric Strips for Reinforcement in Composite Polymeric
The Effects of Refractory Element Addition on the Long Term Stability and Microstructural Characteristics of Nickel-Based Superalloys
The Influence of Grain Boundaries and Grain Orientations on the Stochastic Responses to Low Load Nanoindentation in Cu
The Precious Metals Resource Potentials of Nigerian Benue Trough and Schist Belts - A Review
Thermo Chemical Nitriding of Ti6Al4V Alloy
To Twin or Not to Twin in Boron Carbide
Tracking 3D Microstructure Evolution during Sintering of Copper Particles by Laboratory Diffraction Contrast Tomography (LabDCT)
Upgrading of Copper and Cobalt from the Democratic Republic of Congo Tailings
Viscoelastic Properties of Human Dental Pulp Tissue

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