WMM' 20 - Invited speakers and special session

Discover the invited speakers of WMM'20 and this year special session. 

As part of WMM’20 conference, in the framework of the Plenary Session, the Organizing Committee has decided to include a “Special Theme Session” titled: “New Equipment and Technology for production of High Grade Non-Oriented Electrical Steel

The special session is designed to focus the Subject for lecture of art and innovative solutions to industrial manufacture high quality NGO grades along the main significant phases of their industrial production route.

The special Theme Session in WMM’20 will be approximately 2 ½ hours long, consisting of 5 presentations.

Name Affiliation Subject for lecture State
Dr Ludger Lahn Thyssenkrupp Electrical Steel Developements in GO products Germany
Dr Stefan Zaefferer Max-Planck-Institut fuer Eisenforschung Origin of Goss grains in GO steel Germany
Prof Leo Kestens University of Gent Innovative methods to control texture evolution Belgium
Prof Luca Ferraris Politecnico di Torino
Progress on modelling the effects of magnetic
materials characteristics on the electrical
machines performances
Dr Sebastiao Paolinelli Aperam South America
GO ES production through steckel mill Brazil
Prof. Marco Villani University of L'Aquila
Motor design optimization and role of elecSoft
magnetic materials (or Motor design with
unconventional Soft Magnetic materials)
Dr Mircea Popescu Motor Design Limited
Electrical steel and motors performances,
role of lamination thickness
Prof Indradev Samajdar Indian Institute of Technology Mumbay Texture evolution during processing of
GO/NGO strips
Dr Eric Theisen Metglas Inc Overview about Amorphus/nanocristalline materials
and their production method recent new
developments in Amorphus/nanocristalline
 Dr Bernd Grieb  Magnequench GmbH Bonded Magnets: developments in the field of
material grades (e.g. new grades by improved
processes, Cerium containing materials)  and magnetization design improvements
 Dr. Seil Lee Posco Final Annealing of NGO ES: effects by the Annealing Conditions on the resulting Microstructure and Texture Korea
 Mr. Marco Alvelli  G-iron SRL Shielding of low frequency EM fields Italy
 Dr. Shenglin Chen  Wuhan Iron and Steel Co. Thin Strip Casting for Fe 6.5% Si. China
 Dr. Sigrid Jacobs   Arcelor Mittal global R&D Electromagnetic materials suited for electrified transport Belgium
 Dr. Leonardo Franchini  Eurogroup Effect of housing on iron loss of electric motor cores fastened with gluefastec ® and conventional methods Mexico
 Dr. Erick Hilinsky  Tempel Adhesive bonding of laminations  U.S.A.
 Dr. Gwynne Jhonston  Metals Technology Consulting Electrical Steel market status and vision for the future  U.S.A.
 Mr. Liu Xian Dong  BAOSTEEL Europe Technical Service Center New developments of BAO STEEL in the field of Grain Oriented Electrical Steel People’s Republic of China
 Dr. Lin Cheng  Shougang  Demand and New Development of High-grade NGO material of China People’s Republic of China
 Prof. Jürgen Schneider  University of Freiberg Evolution of Microstructure and Texture for Electrical Steels - Non Grain Oriented vs. Grain Oriented ES Germany
 Dr. Stefano Fortunati  RINA-CSM Evolution of Microstructure and Texture for Electrical Steels - Non Grain Oriented vs. Grain Oriented ES Italy
 Dr. David Stickler  Big River Steel HGO and NGO at Big River Steel U.S.A.
 Dr. Takashi Kataoka  Nippon Steel Corporation  Recent Development of Grain-Oriented Electrical Steel at Nippon Steel Corporation  Japan
 Dr. Fiona Robinson  Cogent Power Low thickness NGO FeSi ELectrical Steel for high frequency automotive application  Wales - uk             
 Prof. Guo Yuan  Northeastern University The development of strip casting electrical steel People’s Republic of China
 Dr. G. Carlo Abruzzese  Spires / RINA-CSM Metallurgical Model of HTCA for GO Silicon Steel including prevision of Magnetic Properties (B800) and Secondary Grain Size (MOGOCA-EVO) Italy
 Prof. Fernando Landgraf   Universiade de São Paulo A review of the concept and results of hysteresis loss subdivision into Low and High induction components Brazil
 Dr. Niklas Volbers  Vacuumschmelze Soft magnetic materials for highest power densities and related part production technologies Germany
Process phase Name Affiliation Subject for lecture State
 Casting&Hot Rolling Dr. Christian Bilgen Danieli Wean United              QSP-DUE – Danieli’s ultimate technology for non-oriented electrical steel production Germany/ Italy
 HRC Annealing & Pickling Ing. Stefano Luperi RINA-CSM Innovative solutions for continuous HRC Annealing&Pickling treatment of high quality NGO ES grades Italy
 Cold Rolling Ing. kinrad Krimpestaetter               Primetals Overview of cold rolling technologies for successful production of NGO thin-gauge electrical steels
 Final Continuous Annealing Dr. Christian Wuppermann               Tenova Loi Thermoprocess               Final Continuous Heat Treatment Lines for NGO Silicon Steel  Germany              
 Coating Dr. Johan Schellemberg               Rembtrandtin               Coating and Coating Equipment for high grade NGO Electrical Steels  Austria              

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