Material Science and Engineering Technology

ICMSET2018 Keynote & Plenary Speakers

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ICMSET2017 Keynote & Plenary Speakers 

Prof. Ramesh K. Agarwal
Washington University in St. Louis, USA

Speech Title : Review of Metamaterials: Designed Crystalline Materials with Unusual Properties

Professor Ramesh K. Agarwal is the William Palm Professor of Engineering in the department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science at Washington University in St. Louis. From 1994 to 2001, he was the Sam Bloomfield Distinguished Professor and Executive Director of the National Institute for Aviation Research at Wichita State University in Kansas. From 1978 to 1994, he was the Program Director and McDonnell Douglas Fellow at McDonnell Douglas Research Laboratories in St. Louis. Dr. Agarwal received Ph.D in Aeronautical Sciences from Stanford University in 1975, M.S. in Aeronautical Engineering from the University of Minnesota in 1969 and B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India in 1968. Over a period of forty years, Professor Agarwal has worked in various areas of Computational Science and Engineering - Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD), Computational Materials Science and Manufacturing, Computational Electromagnetics (CEM), Neuro-Computing, Control Theory and Systems, and Multidisciplinary Design and Optimization. He is the author and coauthor of over 500 journal and refereed conference publications. He has given many plenary, keynote and invited lectures at various national and international conferences worldwide in over fifty countries. Professor Agarwal continues to serve on many academic, government, and industrial advisory committees. Dr. Agarwal is a Fellow eighteen societies including the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), American Association for Advancement of Science (AAAS), American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA), American Physical Society (APS), American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), Royal Aeronautical Society, Chinese Society of Aeronautics and Astronautics (CSAA), Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME) and American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE). He has received many prestigious honors and national/international awards from various professional societies and organizations for his research contributions.


Prof. Sreeramamurthy Ankem
University of Maryland, USA

Speech title : Recent Developments on Deformation Twinning in Metallic Materials

Dr. Sreeramamurthy Ankem is a professor at the University of Maryland, College Park, USA. His research interests include: Physical and mechanical behavior of structural materials including titanium alloys and stainless steels, modeling microstructure evolution in multiphase systems, finite element modeling (FEM) of deformation and damping behavior of composite materials, and biomedical implants. He has over 95 publications in these areas. Prof. Ankem has received many awards and he is a Fellow of the professional society ASM International (FASM).


Assoc. Prof. Ki Tae Nam
Seoul National University, Republic of Korea

Speech title: Bioinspired Electrocatalyst for Solar Fuel

Dr. Nam has been an associate professor of the Materials Science and Engineering at the Seoul National University since 2010. He received the B.S degree and M.S degree in Materials Science and Engineering from Seoul National University, and the Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering from Massachusetts Institute of Technology with the award “Outstanding PhD Thesis” in 2007. He worked as a postdoc at the Molecular Foundry in the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.
His research interest is currently on the bioinspired materials synthesis and electrochemical devices for Solar Fuel. His scientific contribution to this research include his PhD work- Virus Based Battery published in Science 2006 and Nature Materials 2006 and his postdoc work- Peptoid 2D Assembly in Nature Materials 2010. In 2016, his group published perovskite based photocatalysis in Nature Energy. He also served as the academic consultant for LG Electronics and LG Display. .  


Prof. Ying Tan
Peking University, China

Speech title: On Fireworks Algorithm Research and Its Application to Material Engineering

Ying Tan is a full professor and PhD advisor at the School of Electronics Engineering and Computer Science of Peking University, and director of Computational Intelligence Laboratory at Peking University. He received his B.Eng from Electronic Engineering Institute, M.S. from Xidian University, and PhD from Southeast University, in 1985, 1988, and 1997, respectively. Then a postdoctoral fellow and associate professor at University of Science and Technology of China. He worked at Chinese University of Hong Kong in 1999 and 2004-2005. He was an electee of One Hundred Talent Program of China Academy of Science (CAS) in 2005. He is the inventor of Fireworks Algorithm (FWA).
Ying Tan is a full professor and PhD advisor at the School of Electronics Engineering and Computer Science of Peking University, and director of Computational Intelligence Laboratory at Peking University. He received his B.Eng, M.S., and PhD from Southeast University, in 1985, 1988, and 1997, respectively. He was an electee of One-Hundred-Talent-Program of China Academy of Science (CAS) in 2005 and the inventor of Fireworks Algorithm (FWA).
He serves as the Editor-in-Chief of International Journal of Computational Intelligence and Pattern Recognition (IJCIPR), the Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Evolutionary Computation (TEC), IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics (CYB), IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks and Learning Systems (NNLS), International Journal of Swarm Intelligence Research (IJSIR), International Journal of Artificial Intelligence (IJAI), etc. He also served as an Editor of Springer’s Lecture Notes on Computer Science (LNCS) for 20+ volumes, and Guest Editors of several referred Journals, including IEEE/ACM Transactions on Computational Biology and Bioinformatics, Information Science, Softcomputing, Neurocomputing, Natural Computation, IJSIR, IJAI, etc. He is an IEEE senior member and a member of Emergent Technologies Technical Committee (ETTC) of IEEE Computational Intelligence Society since 2010. He is the founder general chair of the ICSI International Conference series since 2010. He won the 2nd-Class Natural Science Award of China in 2009.
His research interests include computational intelligence, swarm intelligence, swarm robotics, data mining, pattern recognition, intelligent information processing for information security, etc. He has published more than 280 papers in refereed journals and conferences in these areas, and authored/co-authored 11 books and 12 chapters in book, and received 4 invention patents.