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LIST OF PLENARY SPEAKERS:

 

Date updated:  4 August 2011

 

 

Plenary Speakers (alphabetically):

 

 

- Irena Gotman, Dept of Materials Engineering, Technion University, Israel, "Medical implant materials with designed microstructure and controlled biological and mechanical properties"

 

- Thomas Katsaros, Byzantine Museum, Greece, “Materials Technology in Ancient Greece. A Lost Art Rediscovered” "A fresh point of view on Ancient Greek technological achievements, from everyday crafts up to high Innovation”

 

- Jean-Marie Muylaert, von Karman Institute for Fluid Dynamics, Belgium, “Characterization of Advanced Thermal Protection Systems for Spacecraft Using Plasma Facilities: Facilities Overview and Critical Issues and Challenges”

 

- Osamu Odawara, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan, “SHS Research and International Collaboration on In-situ Resource Utilization beyond Low-Earth Orbit”

 

-  Steven Son, School of Aeronautics & Astronautics, Purdue University, USA, “Combustion Synthesis of Metal Foams”

 

-  Boris P. Tolochko, Institute of Solid State Chemistry and Mechanochemistry, Novosibirsk, Russia, “New Perspectives of time-resolved Investigations of SHS at new synchrotron radiation sources” (with A. S.Rogachev, M.R.Sharafutdinov)

 

- George Vekinis, Institute of Materials Science, NCSR Demokritos, Greece, "Strategy development for the transfer of new technologies to industry: converting a clever Invention to a valuable Innovation"

 

- Galina Xanthopoulou, Institute of Materials Science, NCSR Demokritos, Greece, "“Combustion synthesis of materials addresses current and future industrial challenges”