Meetings/Workshops on Chemicals and Materials Science in Germany

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Young Scientist Workshop: Chemistry and Advanced Materials for Additive Manufacturing of Metals and Alloys
11 Oct 2019 • Industriepark Wolfgang / Hanau, Germany
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5th BioINSP — 5th Bioinspired Materials 2020
16 Mar 2020 - 19 Mar 2020 • Irsee, Germany

We cordially invite you to join the 5th Bioinspired Materials 2020 Conference on the design of functional materials and systems inspired by principles found in living nature. The main aim is to establish an international and interdisciplinary forum for scientists from a variety of fields including biology, chemistry, materials science and engineering, physics and medicine to discuss current cutting-edge research and to identify future research directions in the field of bioinspired materials. Main topics include the formation of hierarchical structures and the properties of complex-shaped biological materials. The transfer of biological principles onto adaptive and autonomous functional materials and systems made of organic and/or inorganic components represents a further main area. Beside synthesis and formation, the conference topics also include research on the functional and mechanical materials properties, the interaction of bioinspired materials with living environments, e.g. tissues and organs, and applications related to medical aspects. A topical focus will also be covering biofabrication.

Phone: [+49 (0) 2241 2355449];     Email:
functional materials, bioinspired materials, formation, hierarchical structure, properties of complex-shaped biological materials, biological principles, mechanical properties, Multifunctional Inorganic Materials
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4th FDMD — 4th International Symposium on Fatigue Design and Materials Defects 2020
26 May 2020 - 28 May 2020 • Potsdam, Germany
4th International Symposium on Fatigue Design and Materials Defects 2020,

26-28 May 2020, Potsdam, Germany

Following the successful symposia of Trondheim in 2011, in Paris in 2014 and in Lecco in2017 we wish to announce the 4th International Symposium on Fatigue Design and Material Defects

from May 26 – 28 2020 in Potsdam.

Material defects such as non-metallic inclusions, pores, micro-shrinkages etc. play a crucial role in fatigue crack initiation and propagation which in turn has significant consequences for structural integrity in terms of lifetime, fatigue strength and other characteristics of cyclically loaded components.

The main objectives of the symposium are to improve the understanding of the mechanisms and the impact of defects on structural integrity, and to work out measures to improve the fatigue properties of materials and components.

To that purpose presentations are welcome which address the following


• Defects and manufacturing processes

• Defect detection and monitoring

• Statistical considerations

• Defects and fatigue strength

• Short fatigue crack propagation starting at defects

• Critical defect sizes

• Defects as root causes of structural failure

• Modelling fatigue life and strength taking into account defects

All materials are concerned, particularly:

• High strength steels

• Cast aluminium alloys

• Nodular cast iron

• Sinter materials

• Weldments

• Materials generated by Additive Manufacturing

The organizers look forward receiving many contributions to the 4th International Symposium on Fatigue Design and Materials Defects 2020. In particular young scientists are very welcome to actively contribute to the conference by submitting an abstract.

The symposium will be chaired by Prof. Dr. Uwe Zerbst and Dr. Mauro Madia, Bundesanstalt für Materialforschung und -prüfung, Berlin (Germany)

We are looking forward seeing you in Potsdam.


Conference Office


Marie-Curie-Straße 11-17

53757 Sankt Augustin (Germany)

+49 (0) 2241 2355449

Phone: [022412355449];     Email:
functional materials, bioinspired materials, formation, hierarchical structure, properties of complex-shaped biological materials, biological principles, mechanical properties, Multifunctional Inorganic Materials, Funktionsmaterialien, bioinspirierte Materialien, Bildung, hierarchische Struktur, Eigenschaften von komplex geformten biologischen Materialien, biologische Prinzipien, mechanische Eigenschaften, multifunktionale anorganische Materialien
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Electroceramics XVII — 17th Electroceramics Conference
24 Aug 2020 - 27 Aug 2020 • Darmstadt, Germany
The 17th Electroceramics Conference will be held from 24 to 27 August 2020 at TU Darmstadt, Germany. A Summer School will also be organised on 21st and 22nd August in Darmstadt.
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AMK2020 — 18. Aachener Membran Kolloquium
11 Nov 2020 - 12 Nov 2020 • Aachen, Germany
The biennial ‘Aachener Membran Kolloquium’ (AMK), organized by the Chair of Chemical Process Engineering at the RWTH Aachen University, is an international conference on industrial membrane applications. While other conferences tend to focus on material science and others specialize on specific membrane technologies, the AMK brings together people from a broad range of backgrounds, such as membrane manufacturers, end-users and academia, with the aim of interdisciplinary exchange on membrane innovations. The development of new membranes will be treated as well as operational experiences and module design with an emphasis on industrial relevance.
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Last updated: 20 August 2019