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Meeting 2023 TMS Annual Meeting & Exhibition
Symposium Characterization of Minerals, Metals and Materials
Sponsorship TMS Extraction and Processing Division
TMS: Materials Characterization Committee
Organizer(s) Mingming Zhang, Baowu Ouyeel Co. Ltd
Zhiwei Peng, Central South University
Jian Li, CanmetMATERIALS
Bowen Li, Michigan Technological University
Sergio Neves Monteiro, Instituto Militar de Engenharia
Rajiv Soman, Eurofins EAG Materials Science LLC
Jiann-Yang Hwang, Michigan Technological University
Yunus Kalay, Middle East Technical University
Juan P. Escobedo-Diaz, University of New South Wales
John S. Carpenter, Los Alamos National Laboratory
Andrew D. Brown, Devcom Arl Army Research Office
Shadia Jamil Ikhmayies, The University of Jordan
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 types of minerals, process-structure-property relationship of metal alloys, glasses,
ceramics, polymers, composites, semiconductors and carbon using as functional and structural materials. Advanced
characterization methods, techniques, and new instruments are emphasized.
Areas of interest include, but are not limited to:
• Novel methods and techniques for characterizing materials across a spectrum of systems and processes.
• Characterization of mechanical, thermal, electrical, optical, dielectric, magnetic, physical, and other properties
of metals, polymers, ceramics including battery materials.
• Characterization of structural, morphological, and topographical natures of materials at micro- and nanoscales.
• Characterization of extraction and processing including process development and analysis.
• Advances in instrument developments for microstructure analysis and performance evaluation of materials,
such as computer tomography (CT), X-ray and neutron diffraction, electron microscopy (SEM, FIB, and TEM
etc.), spectroscopy (EDS, WDS, EBSD) techniques, etc.
• 2D and 3D modelling for materials characterization.
Symposium Dynamics: This symposium encourages, but does not require, accompanying proceedings papers for
each oral presentation. 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 at this symposium with awards for best

Abstracts Due 07/17/2022
Proceedings Plan Planned:

Analysis of Bioextracts from Fruits the Brazilian Amazon
Analytical Polarized-light Microscopy: Specifications and Applications
Characterization of Chromite and Its Role in the Refractory Products
Characterization of Flotation and Leaching in Cyanide and Thiourea Medium of a Gold, Silver and Copper Ore
Characterization of Lunar and Martian Meteorites using Scanning Electronic Microscope (SEM)
Characterization of Natural Flax Fabric Impregnated with Shear Thickening Fluid of Silica Particles
Characterization of Rayfield-jos Columbite Deposit for Efficient Beneficiation and Recovery of Niobium and Tantalum
Characterization of the Dissolution of Gold and Silver Contained in a High-grade Mineral Concentrate using Thiourea
Characterization of the Speed of Sound for Molten Metals at High Pressures
Characterization of Zircon and Rare Earth Bearing Minerals in Black Sands of a Gold Dredging Operation in Colombia
Chemical Characterization of Filin-kokuwa Gold Deposit in North-east Nigeria
Comparative Study of the Mechanical Behavior of Pressed and Burned Ceramic Block Prisms with and without Grouting
Considering Creep in a Thermo-mechanical Finite Element Analysis of a Drum Furnace Lining
Construction Waste in Replacement of Aggregate in Concrete Production
Conversion of Ferronickel Slag to Thermal Insulation Materials by Microwave Sintering: Effect of Fly Ash Cenosphere Addition
Correlative Microscopy Characterization of Afterburner Thermal Barrier Coating
Correlative Microscopy Materials Characterization Using fs-laser Plasma FIB-SEM
Critical Analysis of Intermetallic Phases in Cu-Sn Alloys by EBSD
Curing Behavior of Plasmonic Spiky Gold Nanoparticles Integrated in an Epoxy System
Development of Bearing Temperature Monitoring Technology in Railway Vehicle
Dynamic and Quasi-static Mechanical Response and Associated Microstructural Evolution of Damascus Steels
Effect of Fly Ash as Additive or Substitute for Portland Cement on the Initial Absorption of Concrete Blocks (Vibro–compacted)
Effect of Single Crystal Growth Techniques on Dendritic Microstructures and Small Orientation Defects in Ni-based Superalloys
Electron Transport Properties in Metal Nanowhiskers
Enhancing the Reliability of Reconstruction for Small Grains Using Novel Laboratory Diffraction Contrast Tomography (Lab DCT) Acquisition and Reconstruction Approaches
Evaluation And Construction of Microstructural Property Distributions For Advanced Material Characterization
Evaluation of Different Treatment Methods of Natural Açaí Fibers (Euterpe Oleracea Mart.) for Cement Composites
Evaluation of Feature Engineering Methods for the Prediction of Sheet Metal Properties by an Artificial Neural Network from Punching Force Curves
Fabrication and Structural Analysis of BaTiO3 Based Solid Solutions Codoped with La3+ and Bi 3+
Film Structure of Polymerized Synthetic Dopamine by Neutron Reflectometry
Flexural Strength of Castor Oil Derived Polyurethane Composites Reinforced with Both Chamotte and Wood Chips Residues
Forensic Signatures of Uranium Enrichment in UV Cured Epoxy
High Fidelity Explosive Mock Development for Dynamic Testing of New Generation Explosive Composites
Impact Behavior of Eucalyptus Wood and Chamotte Residues Reinforcing a Castor Oil Derived Polyurethane Resin Composites
Impact Resistance of Aluminum Foam Against High-energy Ammunition
Integrated Simulation, Machine Learning, and Experimental Approaches in Small-scale Mechanical Characterization of Materials
Interlocking Concrete Block Paving with Added Green Sand Waste
Investigating the Morphology, Hardness, and Porosity of Spherical and Dendritic Copper Powder Filters Produced via Isostatic Pressing
Investigation of the Failure Mechanism of a 35CrMo Polycrystalline Diamond Compact Drill Bit
Investigation of the Mechanical Properties of (Zr30Hf25Al20Ni10Co10Cu5)99.9Y0.1 Bulk Metallic Glass by Controlled Crystallization
L-10: Activating Components in Activated Alkali Paste of Metakaolin and Ceramic Waste
L-11: An Innovative Instrument Determines Chemistry at the Scale of 3D Printing
L-12: Analysis of the Performance of Cementitious Mortars Reinforced with Pineapple Crown Leaf Fiber and Coconut Fiber
L-13: Analysis of the Properties in the Fresh State of Alkali Activated Paste of Metakaolin and Flue Gas Desulfurization Waste
L-14: Analysis of the Properties in the Hardened State of an Alkali Activated Paste of Metakaolin and Flue Gas Desulfurization (FGD) Residue
L-15: Characterization and Mechanical Behavior of Pineapple Fiber Reinforced Geopolymer Composites
L-16: Characterization and Thermal Behaviour of Different Type of Glassy Wastes
L-17: Characterization of Açaí Fibers (Euterpe Oleracea Mart.) for Application in Cement Composites
L-18: Characterization of Aged and Recycled Metal Powder Feedstocks by LALI-TOF-MS
L-19: Characterization of Artificial Stone with Quartizitic Sand and with the Incorporation of Steel Residue
L-20: Characterization of Glass Polishing Sludge Waste to Produce Clayey Rustic Floor Tiles
L-22: Creep Behavior at 600 °C of 5Cr-0.5Mo Steel
L-23: DMA Analysis of a Novel Epoxy Matrix Reinforced with Cyperus malaccensis
L-24: Durability of Alkali Activated Tiles Produced with Residual Gray from the Ceramic Industry
L-25: Eco-friendly Mortar with Partial Replacement of the Fine Aggregate by Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET)
L-26: Evaluation of Coating Mortars with the Addition of Natural and Treated Açaí Seed (Euterpe Oleracea Mart)
L-27: Evaluation of Fique Fabric Compatibility with Non-newtonian Liquid
L-28: Evaluation of the Degradation Effects of Durability Cycles in Geopolymer Mixtures with Glass Waste Incorporation
L-29: Evaluation of the Durability of Adobe Bricks Made with Cattle Manure
L-30: Evaluation of the Impact of the Incorporation of Pineapple Crown Particles on the Compressive Properties of Composites
L-31: Fundamental Study on Wettability of Pure Metal for Water –Theoretical Approach –
L-32: Fundamental Study on Wettability of Pure Metal for Water - Experimental Approach -
L-33: Influence of the Time of Staining Agents on Ornamental Rocks
L-34: Izod Impact Characterization of Engineered Artificial Stone Reinforced by Arapaima Gigas Fish Scales
L-35: Magnetic and Structural Properties of Cu1-xCoxFe2O4 Nanoparticles Prepared by a Modified Solgel Method
L-36: Mechanical and Rheological Characterization of Cement Pastes with Marble Dust Waste
L-37: Mechanical Behavior of Geopolymer Matrix Composites with the Addition of Steel Fibers
L-38: Mechanical Properties of Silica Fume-based Mortars Alkaline Activated by NaOH
L-39: Microstructure Analysis of Trip Fe-1.39Si-2.57Mn-0.17C Steel
L-40: Performance Evaluation of Pineapple Crown Fibers (Ananas Comosus) in Cementitious Composites
L-41: Physicochemical and Environmental Features of Rice Husk Ash from Brazil to Use in Cement Materials
L-42: Production of Sustainable Artificial Stone from Granite Waste and Steel Waste and Polyurethane from Castor Oil
L-43: Shine Behavior of Ornamental Rock Plates with the Reduction of Water Consumption in Polishing
L-44: Study of Cement-based Mortars Reinforced with Guaruman Fibers in the Fresh State
L-45: Study of Mortar with Incorporation of Different Proportions of Coconut Fiber with and without Previous Treatment
L-46: Study of the Properties of Geopolymeric Mortars with the Addition of Natural Pineapple Fibers in the Fresh State
Low-temperature NH3-SCR Performance with Activated-carbon-supported Nano Manganese Ferrites
Machine learning-enabled tomographic imaging of chemical short-range atomic ordering
Material Characterization by Neutron Imaging and Neutron Grating Interferometry
Mechanical Behavior of Functional Ceramic Nanomultilayers
Melting and Solidification Behaviors of the Copper Slags with Different Cao Content at Various Oxygen Partial Pressures
Microstructural Effects on the Shock Hugoniot
Microstructural Evolution of the CoCrFeNiMo0.2 High Entropy Alloy under Different Annealing Conditions
Multiscale Deformation Behavior of Metallic Materials Studied using Ultra-high-speed Imaging and Acoustic Emission Techniques
Nano-scale Spatially Resolved Analysis of Hydrogen in Stainless Steels
Non-local Means Denoising of EDS Spectra for Rapid Mapping of Composition in Nickel Aluminum Bronze
On the Correlation of Dynamic Compressive Failure and Fragmentation with Flaw Distributions in an Advanced Ceramic
On the Feasibility of Back-scattered or Ion-induced Secondary Electron Imaging to Determine Grain Orientations
Online Electron Microscope for 3D Microstructure Data
Optical Parameters of ZnO Thin Films
Optical Properties of Iridium at High Temperatures
Performance of Amazonian Titica Vine Fibers in Pull-out tests
Performance Study of 3D Printed Continuous Fiber-reinforced Composites
Porosity Evolution during Hydrogen-based Direct Reduction of Hematite Probed by 4D Synchrotron X-ray Nano-tomography
Preventing Hydrogen Embrittlement by Electrochemically-assisted Hydrogen Desorption
Production of Natural Fiber Composites by Additive Manufacturing
Quality Assessment of Concrete Blocks for Structural Masonry Produced in the North and Northwest Region of The State of Rio De Janeiro
Quantitative Microstructural Characterization of Precipitates and their Distributions in Nickel Alloys
Research and Practice on the Effect of Different Calcium-containing Fluxes on the Production of Fluxed Pellets
Structural Characterization of Europium-doped BaTiO3 Obtained by Solid-state Reaction Synthesis
Structure and Interfaces of MBE Grown Fe Thin Films on GaAs
Structure and Substructure Characterization of Ni50.3Ti29.7Hf20 High-temperature Shape Memory Alloy
Synthesis and Characterization of Bilayer Cu-Al and Cu-Zn Foams
Synthesis and Characterization of SnO2 Nanoparticles Obtained by Sol-gel Method
Synthesis and Structural Characterization of Eu2TiO5 Using Atomic Substitution with Eu+3 in BaTiO3
The Comparison of Mechanical Properties on Ni-Base Superalloy Casting Alloys For A-USC Power Generation Application
The Power and Limitation of Ion Beam Imaging in Focused Ion Beam Microscopes
Thermal Characterization of Epoxy Matrix Composites Reinforced with Babassu Fibers (Attalea speciosa)
Thermal Conductivity Measurements of Battery Components using the Flash Method
Understanding Wall Stresses in Powder Die Compaction by Novel Experiments and Coordinated Modeling
Unveiling Effect of Alloying Elements on Recrystallization Behavior of Platinum Alloys
X-ray Tomography as a 3D Metrology Technique

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