Plenary Lectures

The following is a list of confirmed ICF Honor Lecture speakers as of 6/2/22

  • ICF Opening Honor Lecture- Prof. David McDowell, Georgia Tech, USA, “Advancing Fatigue Resistant Microstructure Selection and Design via Computation and Data Science”
  • ICF Presidential Lecture- Prof. Robert McMeeking, UC-Santa Barbara, USA, “Fracture and the limitation it places on technology and sustainability: From lithium-ion batteries to medical implants”
  • ICF Closing Honor Lecture- Prof. Robert Ritchie, UC Berkeley, USA, “Mechanics and Mechanisms of Fracture in Multiple-Element Structural Materials”

The following is a list of confirmed ICF Plenary Lecture speakers as of 6/2/22

  • Prof. Subra Suresh, NTU, Singapore, “Fracture Mechanisms Across Living and Engineered Systems: Deep Analysis and Learning from Nature and Machines”
  • Prof. R, Narasimhan, Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru, India, “Tensile Twinning: Bane or Boon for Fracture of Magnesium Alloys”
  • Prof. Tong-Yi Zhang, Shanghai University, China, “Microstructures and Fracture in Multiferroic Materials, Machine Learning Approaches”
  • Prof. A.T. Yokobori, Teikyo University, Japan, “Noninvasive Diagnosis of Blood Vessel Diseases Related to Visco- elastic Deterioration of Blood Vessel Wall”
  • Prof. Claudio Ruggieri, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil, “Critical Concerns and Challenges in Fracture and Fatigue Assessments of Corrosion Resistant Alloy (CRA) Pipes with Dissimilar Weldments: Subsea Applications and Beyond”
  • Prof. Bill Curtin, EPFL/Switzerland, “Understanding Ductility in BCC High Entropy Alloys”
  • Prof. David Wilkinson, McMaster University, Canada, “The Path to High Formability and Damage Tolerance in 3rd Generation Steels”
  • Prof. Sylvie Pommier, University of Paris-Saclay France, “Modeling Fretting Fatigue in Multiaxial and Variable Loading Conditions”
  • Prof. Norman Fleck, Cambridge University, UK, “The failure of adhesive layers: from fast fracture to stress corrosion”
  • Prof. Huseyin Sehitoglu, University of Illinois, USA, “Interface Nanostructures and Mechanisms Critical for Fatigue”