4th Postgraduate Research Symposium on Ferrous Metallurgy 2021

4th Postgraduate Research Symposium on Ferrous Metallurgy - 2021

Date: Tuesday 23rd February 2021

Time: 10:00am - 6:30pm

Venue: Armourers' Hall, Armourers & Brasiers' Company, 81 Coleman Street, London EC2R 5BJ

Keynote Speaker

Dr. Alexander Fleischanderl, Technology Officer Upstream Head of ECO Solutions at Primetals Technologies Austria GmbH

Dr. Alexander Fleischanderl, Technology Officer Upstream Head of ECO Solutions at Primetals Technologies Austria GmbH, is the keynote speaker at the 2021 Symposium.

A research symposium organised by the Materials Processing Institute and supported by the Armourers & Brasiers’ Company and the Iron & Steel Society of IOM3.

The aim of the symposium is to:

Allow PhD researchers and university departments from across the UK to showcase their research.

Inspire academics and research students to engage in the research challenges of the steel industry.

Enable industry colleagues and academics to form strong and lasting networks.

Applications are welcomed from PhD/EngDoc students to present their research or be included as part of the poster display at the 2021 Symposium.

Applications for the poster display are also welcomed from universities and centres for doctoral training (CDTs), seeking to promote the work of their university or centre.

The 2021 symposium takes place on Tuesday 23rd February 2021 at Armourers’ Hall, Armourers & Brasiers' Company, London.

Who should attend

The symposium is open to students, academics and industry and is particularly relevant to students planning to, or currently working on a PhD, as well as university academics, researchers and industries involved in materials, metals and process improvement.

This research symposium gives PhD/EngDoc students, academics, industrial researchers and industry leaders the opportunity to showcase their research, attend presentations about specific research, find out about support available and network with one another.

Outline Programme

10:00-10:30 Registration, Coffee and Networking

10:30-10:40 Welcome and Introduction

Chris McDonald, Chief Executive Officer, Materials Processing Institute

10:40-11:40 Session 1

Presentations

11:40-12:00 First Perambulation

Poster Exposition

12:00-13:00 Session 2

Presentations

13:00-14:00 Lunch and Networking

Poster Exposition

14:00-15:20 Session 3

Presentations

15:20-15:40 Second Perambulation

Poster Exposition

15:40-16:00 Awarding of Prizes by the Armourers and Brasiers’ Materials Science Committee

16:00-16:40 Keynote Speaker

Dr. Alexander Fleischanderl, Technology Officer Upstream Head of ECO Solutions at Primetals Technologies Austria GmbH. A joint venture of Siemens, Mitsubishi Heavy Industies and Partners

16:40-16:50 Vote of Thanks

16:50-18:30 Drinks Reception

Jointly organised by

Materials Processing Institute Worshipful Company of Armourers and Brasiers Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining

Register to Attend

The 2021 symposium is open to students, academics and industry and is particularly relevant for students planning to, or currently working on a PhD, as well as university academics, researchers and industries involved in materials, metals and process improvement.

Click on the following button to access the symposium Eventbrite registration page.

Symposium Registration

Present at the Symposium

Papers for presentation at the Symposium and posters are welcomed from any student. Posters are also welcomed from universities and Centres for Doctoral Training (CDT's), seeking to promote their work. Papers and displays should have a focus on the ferrous sector.

Applications for papers and/or displays can be made by completing the Paper/Display form accessed by clicking on the 'Present at the Symposium' button below.

Applications for papers and / or posters should be submitted by 14th December 2020.

Present at the Symposium

Prizes for Presentations

Best Paper Presentation Prize £300
Best Paper Runner up Prize £150
Best Poster Dispay Prize £150