The 33rd Canadian Materials Science Conference was held at the University of Toronto on June 22-24, 2022.
- With over 250 students and professional attendees
- 163 oral presentations and 47 poster presentations
- Lab visits, Granta short course
Conference Chairs: Chandra Veer Singh, Yu Zou
Organizing Committee: Jessica Barnes, Benjamin Hatton, Kinnor Chattopadhyay, Sherry Esfahani, Fanny Strumas
Student Leaders: Abu Anand, Adwitiya Rao, Boran Kumral, Dian Yu, Ehsan Nikbin, Jessie Gagnon, Pedro Demingos
Physical metallurgy and nanomaterials
Computations and AI
Computational materials science, simulations involving molecular dynamics, density functional theory, phase field and other materials modeling approaches, multiscale modeling; materials theory; applications of materials simulations; machine learning and artificial intelligence for materials design and exploration; designing materials descriptors; materials informatics.
Symposium chairs: Dr. Chandra Veer Singh and Dr. Jason Hattrick-Simpers
Blast furnace Hydrogen injection, Reduction by Hydrogen, Production of green Hydrogen, Electrolysis, Thermodynamics and Kinetics of Hydrogen reactions, Disruptive technologies in Hydrogen injection, Hydrogen transport and logistics, Preheating facilities for Hydrogen rich fuel gases, Novel use of Hydrogen in metallurgical processes, Heat and mass balances during Hydrogen injection, Iron Ore Pellet-Hydrogen interaction, CFD modelling involved in Hydrogen injection and reaction, Combustion of Hydrogen, Hydrogen Embrittlement and Hydrogen Induced Cracking, Quality impacts of Hydrogen in steel.
Symposium chair: Dr. Kinnor Chattopadhyay
Additive and advanced manufacturing of materials
Additive manufacturing (AM) process fundamentals, material properties, design rules, qualification methods, cost and value analysis, and industrial and consumer applications of AM. AM technologies for polymers, metals, ceramics and composites, and related design principles and part performance. The AM techniques include selective laser melting, direct metal deposition, wire arc deposition, cold spray, powder binder jetting, electroplating, fused deposition modeling (FDM) and stereolithography (SLA).
Symposium chairs: Dr. Hani Naguib and Dr. Patrick Lee
Electrochemistry, energy storage and device
Green energy materials; Battery Materials; Fuel Cells; Supercapacitors; Catalysis for energy storage and environmental applications; Organic materials for energy storage and PV applications; Cycling induced surface/structural/chemical defects in batteries; Photovoltaic and Optoelectronic materials; Excitonic materials and Quantum dots for energy conversion; Thermoelectric, Piezoelectric and Triboelectric materials.
Symposium chair: Dr. Kulbir Ghuman
Nuclear energy materials and environmental degradation
Radiation damage of in-core materials; CANDU, SMR, and fusion reactor materials; stability of spent fuel repository long-term storage materials; micromechanical testing of irradiated materials; computational modelling of radiation damage; data science and nuclear materials.
Symposium chair: Dr. Ibrahim Ogunsanya
Symposium chairs: Dr. Ben Hatton, Dr. Eli Sone, and Dr. Naomi Matsuura
Sustainability and CO2 capture
Catalytic water-splitting, CO2 capture and Ammonia Synthesis using electrochemical and photoelectrochemical methods; Materials Circular Economy for Urban Sustainability (Recycling), Materials for renewable energy generation and storage.
Symposium chairs: Dr. Gisele Azimi and Dr. Mansoor Barati
Materials Information and Education
Materials Science paradigms; Expedited learning in MSE; Material Category Theory; Knowledge representation; MSE teaching methods/approach; Art in Materials Sci. & Eng.; MSE undergraduate Curriculum map; Curricular and pedagogical reform; Cross-disciplinary education.
Symposium chairs: Dr. Glenn Hibbard and Dr. Liyang Dai-Hattrick
2D materials (Co-organized with UofT Centre for 2D Materials)
Synthesis methods for 2D materials; Structure-property relations for 2D and nano-scale materials including electrical properties; mechanical properties; thermal properties; tribology; nanocomposites; 2D material heterostructures; 2D material-based devices; and their applications in energy, structural reinforcement, sensing, & healthcare.
Symposium chair: Dr. Tobin Filleter
Advanced Materials Characterization (supported by Canadian Light Source)
Advanced synchrotron techniques for materials research, Synchrotron X-ray diffraction and micro-CT. Analytical electron microscopy, Elemental/ Chemical analysis of materials using EDS/EELS/WDS/CL/XPS, Auger electron spectroscopy, Raman spectroscopy, Crystal structure determination using XRD and electron diffraction, in situ electron microscopy, Correlative microscopy, Crystal orientational mapping using EBSD, 4D-STEM analysis techniques.
Symposium chair: Dr. Feizhou He
CMSC 2022 Award Winners
D.K.C. MacDonald Memorial Lecturer
Donald R. Sadoway,
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Electrochemical Pathways Towards Deep Decarbonization and Profitable Sustainability
Metal Chemistry Award
Towards Managing Advanced Steel Surface Chemistries in Continuous Annealing and Galvanizing
Metal Physics Award
Scott X Mao,
University of Pittsburgh
Atomistic processes of deformation in nanocrystals with in- situ high resolution transmission electron microscope
CMSC 2022 Student Oral Presentation Awards
Yee Wei Foong, McGill University
Towards High Energy Density in Supercapacitors: Achieving Ideal Pseudocapacitive Behavior with Quantized Capacitance
Michel Haché, University of Toronto
Thermal Stability of Nanocrystalline Electrodeposited Medium-Entropy Alloys
Andrea Mitchell, University of Toronto
MSE Knowledge Engine
Paria Siahpour, Dalhousie University
Experimental Investigation on Surface Integrity of Commercially-Pure Titanium using Ultrasonic Pulsed Water Jet Peening
Alireza Tondro, Western University
Hydrogen diffusion towards notch tips in zirconium alloys
CMSC 2022 Student Poster Presentation Awards
Mohammad Reza Karimi, University of British Columbia
Weld cladding of Ni-based WC metal matrix composite overlays by CMT and standard GMAW processes
Li Ma, University of Toronto
Electromagnetic interference shielding and EM wave attenuation with 2D MXene/polymer nanocomposites
Youssef Salib, McMaster University
Investigating the Evolution of Damage in Additively Manufactured AlSi10Mg
Mia San Gabriel, University of Toronto
Production of Radiolysis-induced Bubbles in Deionized Water using Static Liquid Cell in Scanning Electron Microscopy
Sang Bum Yi, University of Toronto
Microstructural Comparison of Pyrophosphate and Acid Copper Coatings for Canada’s Used Nuclear Fuel Containers