The following topics are included:

  • New developments in numerical methods and techniques
  • Mechanical, microstructural, and physical characterization
  • Experimental validation of models and numerical simulations of material processes
  • Modelling and simulation of material processing
  • Thermal processing of materials and its mathematical modelling
  • Optimization of material properties
  • Optimization of heat treatment and surface engineering
  • Optimization and characterization of material processing
  • Casting and its mathematical modelling and computer simulation
  • Computer simulation of whole processes
  • Additive technology and virtual material processing  
  • Advanced methods and tools for computer integrated processing of materials
  • Application of computer simulation in industry
  • Application of Nature-Inspired algorithms and Artificial Intelligence techniques on Heat Treatment Operations