Dear Colleagues,

 

On behalf of the Organizing Committee, it is a great honor for me to invite you to the 16th International Conference on Semi-Solid Processing of Alloys and Composites (S2P2021), which will be held from September 28th to 30th, 2021 at Montanuniversität Leoben, Leoben, Austria. It is also my great honor to invite Prof. M.C. Flemings, the creator of semi-solid processing technology, NAE member, CLASS member and Professor of Massachusetts Institute of Technology, to attend this conference (S2P2021).

 

The S2P International Conferences are dedicated to the science and technology of semi-solid processing of metals alloys and composites. They are a forum for scientists, engineers and manufacturing specialists to learn from each other, to share, to disseminate knowledge, and to develop a mutual perspective about topical fundamental issues. The fifteen successful predecessors of the biennial S2P Conference were hosted in:

 

1990

Sophia-Antipolis, France

1992

Cambridge, MA, USA

1994

Tokyo, Japan

1996

Sheffield, England

1998

Denver, CO, USA

2000

Torino, Italy

2002

Tsukuba, Japan

2004

Limassol, Cyprus

2006

Busan, Korea

2008

Aachen, Germany and Liège, Belgium

2010

Beijing, China

2012

Cape Town, South Africa

2014

Muscat, Oman

2016

Salt Lake City, USA

2018

Shenzhen, China

 

The conference will set up two awards including: Best Paper Award for Young Scientist and Outstanding Contribution Award.

In addition, there will be an exhibition of equipment and technologies. Possible company visits will be also arranged.

 

I am looking forward to welcoming you in Leoben .

 

Regards, Jiehua Li