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Professor Yeong-Maw Hwang, Department of Mechanical and Electro-mechanical Engineering, National Sun Yat-sen University

Title :Applications of Movable Dies in Tube Hydroforming Processes
Biography : Yeong-Maw Hwang is currently a distinguished professor in National Sun Yat-sen University. He earned his Doctor’s degree (1990) in industrial mechanical engineering from Tokyo University in Japan. He had been a visiting professor in the Ohio State University (1999-2000 and 2005-2006). He has been a professor, Department of Mechanical and Electro-Mechanical Engineering (MEME), National Sun Yat-Sen University (NSYSU),Kaohsiung, Taiwan, since 1996. He has ever served as the department chair (2002-2005 and 2017-2020) of MEME. His research interests have been in the areas of metal forming, design and analysis of micro-generators, machine design and mechanics analysis. He won the Best Paper Award (1992) and Outstanding Engineering Professor Award (2007) from Chinese Society of Mechanical Engineers in Taiwan. He earned the Fellow title from Japan Society for Technology of Plasticity (JSTP), Japan (2012) and Distinguished Professor of NSYSU (2012). He was elected as the president of Taiwan Society for Technology of Plasticity (TSTP) for two terms equating to four years 2017-2020.

Professor Myoung-Gyu Lee, Materials Science and Engineering, Seoul National University

Title :Constitutive modeling and its application to metal forming process with complex loading paths
Biography : Dr. Lee received his Ph.D from Seoul National University (SNU), Korea in 2004. He is a Professor of Materials Science and Engineering in Seoul National University since 2018. Before joining SNU, he worked for POSTECH and Korea University as an associate Professor. His research interests focus on metal forming, computational plasticity, mechanics of materials including finite element modeling of advanced structure materials, multi-scale modeling and experiment that reveal deformation mechanism of materials under complex strain path changes. He is co-authored for over 260 peer-reviewed journal articles, 1 text book, 4 book chapters, and 2 proceedings volumes in the areas of plasticity theory, advanced constitutive modeling and finite element simulations. He received the 2014 International Journal of Plasticity Award for excellent contribution to the field of plasticity and 2018 POSCO Young researcher award. He was a chairman of the 39th IDDRG conference in 2020.

Professor Yoshinori Yoshida, Gifu University

Title :Automatic Optimization of Tube Edge Forging Process with Optimization Method Based on Machine Learning and FEA -Development of Autopilot Numerical Simulation System-
BiographyProf. Yoshida received his Dr. Eng. degree from Nagoya University, Japan in 2006. He worked as an associate/full professor in the department of mechanical engineering in Gifu University (GU) since 2009. In addition, he also is the director of the Center for Advanced Die Engineering and Technology (G-CADET) in GU. Before joining GU, he worked as an assistant professor in Nagoya University from 1998. He studied finite element analysis considering ductile fracture for sharing process simulation, and he developed a tube tensile test with image analysis. For now, he performs R & D in the field of metal forming, especially, computational plasticity and finite element analysis. Recently, he developed smart die and mold system connected numerical simulation and optimization with machine learning for advancement of tube forging technology. In addition, he started research work for bio-active metal forming technology and developed a new additive manufacturing with large plastic deformation for metallic implant. He is the chairman of the committee of biomaterial. He received the JSTP Young Researchers Award in 2005, the JSTP Medal for Scientific/Technological Achievement in 2015, the JSTP Best Paper Award in 2020. He was a member of the organizing committee of ICTP conference in 2020 and published the conference proceedings.

Professor Purit Thanakijkasem, King Mongkut's University of Technology Thonburi (KMUTT)

Title :Research and Industrial Application of Hydroforming in Thailand
BiographyDr. Thanakijkasem is currently the chairman of the graduate program of Energy Management Technology at School of Energy, Environment and Materials (SEEM), King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi (KMUTT). He received his Ph.D. in mechanical engineering from Northwestern University, USA in 2005. His research interests have been in the areas of sheet metal forming, tube hydroforming, optimization, and energy modeling. He has contributed to many tube hydroforming research projects with industrial sectors in Thailand. Many of those works have overcome many business conditions and become mass production. He has been a professor at KMUTT since 2005. He was the chairman of the 8th TUBEHYDRO Conference in 2017.

Dr. Xiaobo Fan, Dalian University of Technology

Title :An Innovative Forming Process of Aluminum Alloy Thin Components by Cryogenic Fluid Medium
Biography:Xiaobo Fan is an associate professor of School of Mechanical Engineering in Dalian University of Technology (DUT). He received his PH.D in material processing engineering from Harbin Institute of Technology (2016). He is the Youth Editor of International Journal of Extreme Manufacturing. He is engaged in the research on the innovative process of ultra-low temperature forming and corresponding mechanism, tool design and deformation simulation under extreme environment, and the collaborative control technology of shape accuracy and structure performance of light alloy thin shells. The research results have been applied to the development and production of key components of new generation launch vehicles and aircraft, and won the Second Prize of Chinese State Technological Invention Award in 2020. The proposed scientific issue of "physical mechanism of dual enhancement effect at ultra-low temperature" was selected as one of the top ten frontier scientific issues of China Association for Science and Technology in 2021.

Professor Gracious Ngaile, North Carolina State University

Title :Tribology in Tube Hydroforming
BiographyDr. Ngaile is a professor at the department of mechanical and aerospace engineering at North Carolina State University. He received his Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering in 1999 from Kumamoto University, Japan. In 1999-2003 he worked as a researcher at the Engineering Research Center for Net Shape Manufacturing at the Ohio State University. He joined North Carolina State University in 2003. His current research areas include, tube hydroforming at both micro and macro scale, lightweight forging, digital twins for enhancing productivity and quality control for metal forming processes, hybrid processes, and formulation of environmentally benign lubricants for metal forming. He has published extensively in the area of metal forming and tribology. He is currently serving as associate editor for SME Journal of Manufacturing Processes.