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LMT2023 program

View the final LMT2023 Program here

View the LMT2023 Abstracts here

Some of the Presentation Titles:

  • 3D observation of microstructure evolution and casting defect formation during solidification in Al and Mg alloys
  • A Magnesium Clean Energy Ecosystem Vision
  • Acoustic emission study on corrosion behaviour of extruded Mg-Y-Zn alloys with multimodal microstructure
  • Advancements in electron microscopy techniques for characterizing dislocations in light metallic alloys
  • Aluminothermic Reduction for Recycling of Electronic Waste
  • An extruded Mg-Zn alloy with abnormal dual textures and improved tension-compression yield asymmetry
  • An Overview of the Processing and Forming Behavior of Mg-Ca-Al Wrought Alloys
  • An oxygen-stabilized face-centred cubic phase with superior mechanical properties in additively manufactured Ti-6Al-4V
  • Atomic DFT simulation and experimental TEM APT observations on the distribution of modifying solutes within eutectic Si in Al-Si based alloys
  • Atomic structure and evolution of {111}α precipitate plates in Al-Cu-Mg-Ag alloys
  • Bifilms and my Churchill Fellowship
  • Comparing Microstructure and Mechanical Properties of AlSi10Mg Alloy Produced by Laser Powder Bed Fusion and High Pressure Die Casting Processes
  • Core-shell Al3(Sc,Zr) precipitation monitoring in Al-Mg-Sc-Zr alloys
  • Corrosion Behavior of Friction-Stir Welded Al-Mg alloys
  • Determination of Trace Impurities in Beryllium by Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometry
  • Developing precipitation hardening Mg alloys: limitations, successes and the future
  • Development of a non-equiatomic Ti40Zr25Nb25Ta5Al5 medium entropy alloy (MEA) for biomedical applications
  • Development of die-cast Mg-Al-based alloys for high thermal conductivity
  • Development of high strength aluminum alloy for hot stamping
  • Developments in the multi-purpose high shear melt conditioning technology (HSMC) for processing Al and Mg alloys
  • Effect of LSM on the microstructure of WE43, ZX21, ZXM211 biodegradable magnesium alloys
  • Effect of multimodal microstructure on fracture toughness behavior of extruded Mg-Zn-Y alloys
  • Effect of Sc and Zr on the precipitate distribution in pre-stretched Al-Cu alloys
  • Efficient Computational Methods for the Prediction of Mechanical Behaviour of Additively Manufactured Parts
  • Eliminating defects, promoting equiaxed grains and improving the mechanical properties of additively manufactured titanium alloys with super-transus Hot Isostatic Pressing
  • Enhanced Thermal Conductivity and Mechanical Properties in a New Aluminium Casting Alloy for Aerospace Applications.
  • Fabrication and Mechanical Performance of B4C/Al Composites
  • Fabrication of Aluminium Alloys by Thermomechanical Consolidation of Recycled Chips and Small Pieces
  • Fluidity and microstructure of hypoeutectic Al-Ni alloys with trace element additions
  • Friction Stir Spot Lap Welding in Aluminium/Acrylic Hybrid Joints
  • Grain Refinement Mechanism of Al Alloys Inoculated with TiB2
  • Heterogeneous nucleation of Fe-containing intermetallic compounds on native oxides in Al alloys
  • High strength and ductility Mg-Gd-Y-Zn-Zr magnesium alloy fabricated by wire arc additive manufacturing based on cold metal transfer
  • Hydrogen diffusion behavior of titanium alloys during Thermohydrogen processing (THP) based on neutron imaging
  • Imaging real-time plasticity onset and single twinning events within a bulk polycrystalline magnesium alloy
  • In situ alloying of pure Ti with trace 316L stainless steel elements by selective laser melting
  • Inoculation treatment of additively manufactured aluminum alloys
  • Insights of Laser Additive Manufacturing Light Metals using in-situ Synchrotron X-ray Imaging
  • In-situ Electro Plastic Treatment of Cold Sprayed Additive Structures: A New Solid-State Manufacturing Route for Rapid Reduction of Porosity and Brittleness in Cold Sprayed Grade 5 Titanium
  • Integrated Computational Materials Engineering for Rapid Light Materials Design: Additive Manufacturing to Fatigue Performance
  • Is it possible to design a Magnesium Alloy that is stronger than Steel and Titanium?
  • Laser powder bed fusion of Ti alloys with various Al contents
  • Localised alkalisation and corrosion induced by the dissolution of Mg-rich phases in aluminium alloy
  • Machine learning for high-performance Al alloys design assisted by failed experiments
  • Magnesium Research and Applications: Opportunities and Challenges
  • Microscopic and mesoscopic deformation behaviors of dual-phase Mg-Li-Gd alloy
  • Microstructure and solidification cracking in WAMed aluminium alloys by integrated analytical and process modelling.
  • Microstructure evolution during thermo-mechanical WAM process simulation
  • Mitigation of Solidification Cracking and Porosity in AA 6061 alloy during the Laser Powder Bed Fusion Additive Manufacturing Process
  • Natural ageing mechanisms for pure and commercial Al-Si-Mg-(Xx) 6016 aluminium alloy sheet
  • Non-destructive defect detection & analysis of AM metal in CSAM system
  • On the generation of excess solid fraction in the Rheometal process
  • Precipitation Sequence in Al-Sc-Zr Alloys Revisited
  • Rare earth light metal alloys: direct production route from rare earth oxide
  • Recent developments in ultrasonic melt processing: from fundamentals to practice
  • Reconstruction of dislocation core structures in FCC and HCP crystals
  • Removal of metallic impurities from molten aluminum
  • Scandium and rare earth light metal alloys: new opportunities from cheaper master alloys
  • Secondary ageing, formability, and weldability of an Al-Cu-Mg alloy (2024) in various tempers
  • Solidification-microstructure relationship study of single tracked laser scanned Mg-La based alloys
  • Some New Insights into Grain Refinement of Light Metals
  • Structural and Spectral studies of Sm3+ doped Li2Mg2(PO4)2 nanoparticles
  • Tailoring titanium alloys toward processing by wire-arc directed energy deposition
  • The application of X-ray computed tomography in self-piercing rivet joints
  • The effect of intermediate annealing on grain structure and texture evolution of thin 6016 aluminium alloy sheet
  • The Heat treatability, Conductivity, and Strength Properties of the Al-Fe-Ni-Mg-Si Alloying System
  • The impact of HIP process and heat treatment on the mechanical behavior of an Al-Si-Mg alloy component
  • Titanium metal matrix composite fabrication via cold spray additive manufacturing
  • Towards a "Green Aluminum" Paradigm - Processing Pathways for a Closed Loop Circular Economy Model
  • Towards dense corrosion-resistant plasma electrolytic oxidation coating on Mg-Gd-Y-Zr alloy by using ultra-high frequency pulse current
  • Understanding the Effect of Process Parameters on Structural Castings of Nemalloy HE700
  • Unravelling hot tear formation dynamics using real-time X-ray imaging
  • Weld Soundness Evaluation of Thin Sheet Friction Stir Weld Joints using Lamb wave


Full papers are not required. However, there are opportunities for publication of papers through the following avenues:

  • Presentations on metal casting will be selected for publication as papers for a special issue of the International Journal of Metal Casting (
  • Papers on other light metal topics can be submitted to the Australian Journal of Mechanical Engineering (
  • Some presentations will be selected for short articles in Materials Australia Magazine.
Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht
The Ohio State University
Australian Institute of Technology
Advanced Casting Technologyies, Advanced Materials aand Engineering, CSIR, South Africa
Jonkoping University
BCAST Brunel University London
Korea Institute of Materials Science
Shanghai Jiao Tong University