Keynote Speaker

Advanced Materials Processing (AMP)

Computer-aided Materials Engineering (CME)

Energy and Enviornmental Materials (EEM)

Electric and Magnetic Materials (EMM)

Rare Metals and Recycling (RMR)


Advanced Materials Processing (AMP)
  • Prof. Equo Kobayashi
    Department of Materials Science and Engineering Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan
    Title: Development of biomedical Ti-Zr based alloys – Phase stability, microstructure and mechanical properties

Studying alloy designing of non-ferrous metals, such as titanium,
aluminum, copper and magnesium alloys.

Given some awards from scientific societies, such as Award for Young
Investigator of Japanese Society for Biomaterials, Light Metal R&D
Furtherance Medal of JILM, and JILM 70th Anniversary Service Medal. Also
given several times of the Best Paper Awards. Given TokyoTech Education
Award 2019 for education,

Working as Director or Councillor at several Japanese scientific
societies for materials.

Also working for international standardization of medical devices as a
Chairman of National Mirror Committee of ISO/TC84 since 2010.

  • Prof. Hidemi Kato
    Tohoku University
    Title: Liquid Metal Dealloying for Functional/Structural Materials


  • Prof. Hongju Rhee
    Mississippi State University, USA
    Title: Study of In-situ Resource Utilization with Ionic Liquids Harvested Iron and Bosch Process Carbon for Martian Surface Manufacturing


  • Prof. Junich Matsushita
    Tokai University, Japan
    Title: Blue Luminescence Ceramics by Sea Food Shell

*Distinction of sex: Male
*Birthday: July 4, 1959
*Birthplace: Yokosuka, Kanagawa, Japan
*Nationality: Japanese
*Occupation: Professor
*Major Research Field: Materials Science & Technology
*Employment: Department of Materials Science, School of Engineering, Tokai University, Japan
*Education: Bachelor’s degree = Tokai University, Japan (Applied Chemistry, 1983.3)
Master’s degree = Toyota Technological Institute, Japan (Materials Science, 1986.3)
Ph.D. degree = Tokai University, Japan (Ceramic Engineering, 1991.9)

*Business experience:
1986.4 – 1996.3 = R & D Center, Toshiba Ceramics Co., Ltd., Japan
(1990.7 – 1996.3: Deputy Manager, R & D Center)
1996.4 – Now = Tokai University, Japan
1996.4 – 1999.3: Assistant Professor (Department of Applied Chemistry)
1999.4 – 2001.3: Associate Professor (Department of Applied Chemistry)
2001.4 – 2004.3: Associate Professor (Department of Materials Science*)
* New Department in Tokai University (2001.4 – Now)
2004.4 – Now: Professor (Department of Materials Science)
2007.4 – 2010.3 (Chairman/Head, Department of Materials Science)

Computer-aided Materials Engineering (CME)
  • Prof. Teruyasu Mizoguchi
    Institute of Industrial Science, the University of Tokyo, Tokyo 153-8505, Japan
    Title: Machine learning approach for interface and surface

Teruyasu Mizoguchi is a professor in Institute of Industrial Science at the University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan.
He studied materials science at Kyoto University and obtained PhD in 2002. He was a JSPS research fellow at Kyoto University (2002-2003), the University of Tokyo (2003-2004), and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (2004-2005). He was a research assistant (2005-2007) and an assistant professor (2007-2009) in School of Engineering, the University of Tokyo, and moved to the present institute in 2009 as an associated professor, and became professor in 2019. He has authored over 220 journal papers (H-index factor 41) and has delivered more than 50 plenary/keynote/invited lectures in international conferences. He got 12 prizes for his scientific and academic contributions, including young scientist award from Japan Institute of Metals, Ceramics Society Japan, and Japan Microscopy Societies.
His research interest is unveiling structure-property relationships through DFT simulation, atomic resolution analysis, and machine learning.

Energy and Enviornmental Materials (EEM)
  • Prof. Nosang Vincent Myung
    Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, University of Notre Dame, USA
    Title: Nanomaterials Enabled Electronic Nano System

Professor Nosang Vincent Myung received his B.S. M.S. and Ph. D. Degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of California, Los Angeles in 1994, 1997, and 1998, respectively. He spent three years as a research engineer at the same institution. In 2001-2003, he joined micro electromechanical systems (MEMS) group at Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) which is one of NASA center as a member of engineering staff. In 2003, he joined Department of Chemical and Environmental Engineering at University of California-Riverside and served as the Department Chair from 2011-2017. He was the founding director for UC-KIMS Center for Innovative Materials for Energy and Environment and currently serving as the Specialty Chief Editor for Frontiers of Chemistry, Electrochemistry Section. Starting Fall 2020, he joined the University of Notre Dame as the Bernard Keating Crawford endowed professor in the Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Department. During his career, he received a few awards including 2019 올해의 해외과학기술인상(장관상/과총 회장상), 2018 ECS Electrodeposition Division Research Award, KIChE President Award, Brainpool Fellow from Korean Government, University of California Regent Fellowship, Jet Propulsion Laboratory Spot Award, Abner Brenner gold medal award from American Electroplaters and Surface Finishers Society (AESF), First time author’s award from Plating and Surface Finishing, National Science Foundation graduate fellowship, and Department of Education fellowship. Dr. Myung’s research interests are focused on the synthesis of nanoengineered materials and apply these materials in various advanced applications including spintronics, biological and chemical sensors, electronics, optoelectronics, energy harvesting, and environmental remediation. Dr. Myung’s group objective is to control nanoscale sized features to enhance material properties and device functions beyond those that we currently know. Currently, he published over 270 peer-reviewed journal papers and his h-index is 63 with the total citation of over 14,000.

Electric and Magnetic Materials (EMM)
  • Prof. Yoon Hong Yeo
    Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
    Title: Soft Materials and Nanomanufacturing for Wearable Bioelectronics and Human Healthcare

Dr. Yeo is a Woodruff Endowed Associate Professor in the Mechanical Engineering and Biomedical Engineering, and the Director of the Center for Human-Centric Interfaces and Engineering at Georgia Institute of Technology. His research focuses on the areas of nano-microengineering, soft materials, molecular interactions, and biosystems, with an emphasis on nanomembrane bioelectronics. Dr. Yeo received his Ph.D. in mechanical engineering at the University of Washington, Seattle. Afterward, he was a postdoctoral research fellow at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Dr. Yeo has published over 120 peer-reviewed articles, including many in top-quality journals, including Nature Materials, Nature Machine Intelligence, Nature Communications, and Science Advances. In addition, Dr. Yeo is an IEEE Senior Member and a recipient of a number of awards, including the NIH R01 Awards, NIH Trailblazer Young Investigator Award, IEEE Outstanding Engineer Award, Imlay Innovation Award, Lucy G. Moses Lectureship Award, Sensors Young Investigator Award, American Heart Association Innovative Project Award, and Outstanding Yonsei Scholar Award.

Rare Metals and Recycling (RMR)
  • Prof. Jürgen Eckert
    University of Leoben, Austria
    Title: Hydrogen Activity, Electrocatalysis and Corrosion Behavior of Transistion Metal-Based High Entropy Alloys


  • Dr. Odilkhuja Parpiev
    Institute of Materials Science, Uzbekistan
    Title: Extraction of metals from techno-made waste by a concentrated stream of solar radiation with preliminary ultrasonic treatment


  • Prof. Julia Hufenbach
    Leibniz Institute for Solid State and Materials Research, Germany
    Title: Designing tool steels for laser powder bed fusion