Invited and keynote lectures



Prof. Andrey A. Rempel

The director of the Institute of Metallurgy of the Ural Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia


Plenary lecture title: High temperature synthesis and atomic structure of high entropy alloys


Prof. Ralf Riedel

The head of the research group Fachgebiet Disperse Feststoffe, which is part of the Department Material – und Geowissenschaften of the Technische Universität Darmstadt, Germany

Plenary lecture title: Discovery of Inorganic Nitrides under High Pressure Conditions



Prof. Natalia Sobczak

Head of the Department of Metallurgical Processes, Institute of Metallurgy and Materials Science, Polish Academy of Sciences, Krakow, Poland

Prof. Xianran Xing

Changjiang professor at University of Science and Technology Beijing (USTB), and director of the Institute of Solid State Chemistry, USTB, China

Plenary lecture title: Magnetic structure and negative thermal expansion in rare earth alloys



Dr. Mathieu Allix

Laboratoire CEMHTI – Site HT, Orléans, France

Keynote lecture title: Innovative Ceramics Synthesised by Glass Crystallisation



Massimo Angiolini

ENEA, Roma, Italy

Keynote lecture title: Corrosion in Heavy Liquid Metals


Prof. Rajendra Kumar Bordia

Clemson University, Clemson, South Carolina, USA

Keynote lecture title: Corrosion and Oxidation Resistant Polymer Derived Ceramic Coatings



Dr. Prof. Salvatore Grasso

School of Materials Science and Engineering, Southwest Jiaotong University, Chengdu, PR China

Keynote lecture title:


Dr. Rer. Nat. Branko Matovic

Vinca Institute of Nuclear Science, Belgrade, Serbia

Keynote lecture title: High temperature densification of ceramic materials under high pressure




Prof. Dr.-Ing. Dietmar Koch
Institute of Materials Resource Management, University of Augsburg, Germany

Keynote lecture title: Processing of Ceramic Matrix Composites with Enhanced Properties





Diletta Sciti, PhD

CNR – Institute of Science and Technology for Ceramics, Faenza, Italy

Keynote lecture title: Advances and challenges in the development of Ultra High Temperature Ceramic Matrix Composites for severe environments

Prof. Yuji Iwamoto

Department of Life Science and Applied Chemistry, Nagoya Institute of Technology (NITech), Japan

Keynote lecture title: Hydrogen affinity of metal-free ceramic-based materials