List of Confirmed Conference Speakers

Speaker Info Title of the Lecture Remarks
Alankar Alankar
Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering
Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Powai
Mumbai, Maharashtra
Multiscale Modeling of Complex Plastic DeformationAbstract
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Alberto Carpinteri
Chair of Structural Mechanics
Department of Structural, Geotechnical and Building Engineering
Politecnico di Torino Italy
Scaling and fractality in fatigue crack growth: Implications to Paris and Woehler approachesAbstract
Alexey V Ilyin
Deputy General Director
National Research Center - Kurchatov Institute
Central Research Institute of Structural Materials
On the problem of quantitative service life assessment for high-strength steel welded structures under the effect of corrosion mediumAbstract
Ashok K Koul
President and CEO, Life Prediction Technologies Inc. (LPTi)
Ontario, Canada
Qualification of Gas Turbine Hot Section Parts Life Extension Methodologies Using MIL-HDBK-1783B GuidelinesAbstract
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Ashok Saxena
Distinguished Professor and Dean Emeritus
Department of Mechanical Engineering
University of Arkansas, USA
Challenges in Predicting Crack Growth in Structures Operating in Extreme EnvironmentsAbstract
Ashutosh S Gandhi
Associate Professor, Metallurgical Engineering & Materials Science
Indian Institute of Technology Bombay
Mumbai, INDIA
Role of phase stability in durability of zirconia thermal barrier materialsAbstract
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B V A Patnaik
Scientist 'G', Gas Turbine Research Establishment, DRDO
Structural Integrity, Life Assessment and Monitoring of Gas Turbine Critical PartsAbstract
Outstanding Scientist & Associate Director
Indira Gandhi Center for Atomic Research, Kalpakkam
A perspective on quality assurance, non-destructive inspection and ageing management of nuclear plant componentsAbstract
Dheepa Srinivasan
Consultant, Additive Technologies
Adjunct Faculty, IIT, Ropar
Mechanical Properties of Additively Manufactured Cobalt and Nickel Based Superalloys used in Gas Turbine Hot Gas Path Components Abstract
G.M. Kamath
Associate Professor & Faculty In-charge, Flight Laboratory
Aerospace Engineering Department, Indian Institute of Technology
Kanpur, India
Corrosion and Aircraft Structural IntegrityAbstract
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Guocai Chai
Adjunct Professor in Engineering Materials
Department of Management and Engineering, Linköping University, Sweden
Study of fatigue, creep and fracture behavior in a newly developed advanced austenitic stainless steel for structural integrity evaluationAbstract
Hans-J. Christ
Professor, Department of Materials Science and Materials testing, University of Siegen
Fatigue life assessment based on microstructure-controlled propagation of short fatigue cracksAbstract
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J M Chandra Kishen
Professor, Dept. of Civil Engineering,
Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
Mechanisms for Fatigue Strength Degradation in Cementitious MaterialsAbstract
Professor, MINES ParisTech
Centre des Matériaux - UMR CNRS 7633, FRANCE
Intermittent and heterogeneous plasticity in hcp alloys: multiscale models and creep-fatigue interactionsAbstract
K. Ravi-Chandar
Temple Foundation Professor, Department of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics,University of Texas
Austin, USA
Characterization and modeling failure of ductile materialsAbstract
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L Botvina
A A Baikov Institute of Metallurgy and Materials Science
Damage evolution and fracture in terms of the theory of phase transitionsAbstract
Luc Remy
DRCE CNRS Emeritus
Centre des Matériaux
Mines Paris, ParisTech
Evry Cedex, France
Low Cycle Fatigue of Alloys in Hot Section Components: Progress in Life Assessment.Abstract
M Ramulu
Boeing-Pennell Professor of Engineering
Department of Mechanical Engineering
University of Washington, USA
Study of Surface Integrity in Aerospace MaterialsAbstract
Mahesh Hosur
Head and Professor
Department of Materials Science Engineering
Tuskegee University, USA
Performance Enhancement of Structural Fiber Reinforced Composites Utilizing Binary NanocompositesAbstract
Masahiro Endo
Institute of Materials Science and Technology
Fukuoka University, Japan
Practical Fatigue Strength Prediction of Ductile Cast IronAbstract
Nagesha A.
Scientific Officer G
FSS, Materials Engineering Group
Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research
Deformation and damage mechanisms under thermomechanical fatigue of type 316LN austenitic stainless steel and its weldsAbstract
Oleg Naimark
Institute of Continuous Media Mechanics of the Ural Branch
Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia
Multi- scale defects induced criticality in damage tolerance and failure analysisAbstract
Pritam Chakraborty
Assistant Professor, Aerospace Engineering
Indian Institute of Technology
Kanpur, India
Multi-scale modeling of Fatigue Crack Nucleation in Titanium AlloysAbstract
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Rahul Mitra
Professor and Head, Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering
Head, School of Nano-Science and Technology
Indian Institute of Technology
Structural Integrity of ZrB2-SiC based ultrahigh temperature ceramic composites at high temperatures and extreme environmentsAbstract
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Raj Das
Associate Professor
Department of Aerospace Engineering and Aviation
RMIT University, Australia
Damage Tolerance based Design Optimisation of Aerospace StructuresAbstract
Rajesh Kitey
Associate Professor, Department of Aerospace Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology
Kanpur, India
Application of Laser Spallation Technique in Composites Abstract
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Ravinder Chona
USAF Senior Scientist - Structures
Director Structural Sciences Center
Air Force Research Laboratory
Wright-Patterson Air Force Base
Ohio, USA
Aero-Structural Solutions for the 2nd Century of Flight: Challenges & OpportunitiesAbstract
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Reji John
Principal Materials Research Engineer, Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright - Patterson AFB
Ohio, USA
Probabilistic Simulation of Minimum Life Mechanisms for Component Life Prediction Abstract
Robert Brandt
Professor, Institut für Werkstofftechnik
University of Siegen, Germany
Fracture Toughness and Strength of the Interface of an Intrinsic Hybrid LaminateAbstract
S Gopalakrishnan
Professor and Chairman, Department of Aerospace Engineering
Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
Novel Sensor Technologies and Damage Detection Methodologies for Structural Health Monitoring Abstract
S Suresh
GM, CoE welding
PSG college of Technology, Coimbatore
Role of stress state on the structural integrity of welded structuresAbstract
Sergey Panin
Professor, Institute of Physics of Strength of Materials
Condition Monitoring of Metals and Fiber Reinforced Polymer Composites under Fatigue by Optical and Acoustic MeansAbstract
Sharad Chandra Sharma
Outstanding Scientist
Deputy Director, Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre
Propellants, Polymers, Chemicals & Materials Entity
ISRO, Trivandrum
Towards Self-reliance in High Temperature Materials for Indian Space ProgrammeAbstract
Siva P.V. Nadimpalli
Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, New Jersey Institute of Technology
Newark, NJ 07102, USA
Fracture Behavior of 3D Printed ThermoplasticsAbstract
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Soumitra Tarafder
Chief Scientist & Head, Materials Engineering Division
CSIR-National Metallurgical Laboratory
The mechanics of evolution of damage in structural materialsAbstract
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Srikant Gollapudi
Assistant Professor, School of Minerals, Metallurgical & Materials Engineering
Indian Institute of Technology
Grain size and grain size distribution effects on the corrosion behavior of materialsAbstract
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Takashi Nakamura
Division of Mechanical and Space Engineering, Hokkaido University
Sapporo, Japan
Effects of Vacuum-like Environment on Small Internal Crack Growth Processes in Very High Cycle FatigueAbstract
Tilmann Beck
Professor and Head of Institute of Material Science and Engineering
University of Kaiserslautern, Germany
Life assessment in isothermal and thermo-mechanical fatigue of ductile cast iron and metastable austenitic steel based on in-situ measurement of physical propertiesAbstract
Vincent Maurel
Senior Scientist, Centre Des Materiaux, Mines - ParisTech
Thermal Barrier Coatings Lifetime Assessment Abstract
Vladimir Yu. Filin
Senior Scientific Associate
National Research Center - Kurchatov Institute
Central Research Institute of Structural Materials
On the Fracture Mechanics based Development of Cleavage Fracture Resistance Criteria for the Materials of Large-Size Welded StructuresAbstract