16th International Conference on Creep and Fracture of Engineering Materials and Structures

June 5 - 7, 2023

The 16th Annual Conference on Creep and Fracture in Engineering Materials and Structures will be held at the Purdue University campus and will bring together the international community to share the latest developments in creep and fracture.

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Conference Details
Date: June 5th – 7th 2023
Location: Stewart Center at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana
Abstract Submission Deadline: October 3, 2022
Contact Information: Prof. Michael Titus, titus9@purdue.edu

Organizing Committee
Michael Titus, Purdue University
Laurent Capolungo, Los Alamos National Laboratory
Michael Fahrmann, Haynes International
Lesley Frame, University of Connecticut
Calvin Stewart, The Ohio State University

Planned Topics

Testing and Modeling

  • Accelerated and high-throughput testing/simulation
  • Crystal plasticity and dislocation dynamics
  • Environmental-fatigue-creep damage mechanisms
  • Advances in in-situ testing and characterization
  • Alloy design strategies for improving creep strength
  • Applications of machine learning / AI to creep

Materials of Interest

  • Ni/Co/Fe-based superalloys and steels
  • Titanium, aluminum, magnesium, intermetallics
  • High entropy alloys and ceramic-metal composites
  • Nuclear, electronic, and structural materials

Preliminary Agenda
Sunday, June 4th
4pm - 8pm | Registration & Welcome Reception

Monday, June 5th
8-11am | Oral Presentations I
11am-2pm | Lunch and Poster Session I (Buffet, PMU North Ballroom)
2pm-5pm | Oral Presentations II
6pm-10pm | Dinner/Drinks at Lafayette Brewing Company

Tuesday, June 6th
8-11am | Oral Presentations II
11am-2pm | Lunch and Poster Session II (Buffet)
2pm-3pm | Oral Presentations IV
3pm- | Travel to and Tour of Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum
Or 3pm- Purdue Laboratory / Campus Tours / Other Local events (baseball game, dinner on lake, etc)

Wednesday, June 7th
8-11am | Oral Presentations V
11am-2pm | Lunch and Poster Session (Buffet)
2pm-3pm | Panel Discussion
3pm-4pm | Presentation of Awards & Wrap-Up

Thank You to Our Sponsors
Sponsorship Opportunities are available! We have sponsorships available for lunch presentations, students awards, and general conference support. Please contact Mike Titus (titus9@purdue.edu)