March 04th 2020    
7.30 – 10.00 pm Conference Dinner
Restaurant Elisenbrunnen
Friedrich-Wilhelm-Platz 14
52062 Aachen
  March 05th 2020
08.30 am Reception
09.00 – 10.30 am Session 1 – Process Technology
  Welcome and Introduction A. Erman Tekkaya Institute of Forming Technology and Lightweight Components, TU Dortmund University
  Industrial insights into damage creation and damage prevention in forging processes Hans-Willi Raedt Hirschvogel Automotive Group, Denklingen
  Practical damage control in metal forming processes Johannes Lohmar Institute of Metal Forming RWTH Aachen University
  10.30 – 11.00 am Coffee Break and Poster Session
11.00 – 12.30 pm Session 2 – Macroscopic Modelling
  Full-field finite element simulations of ductile fracture for heterogeneous microstructures Pierre-Olivier Bouchard CEMEF, MINES ParisTech
  Continuum ductile damage mechanics – modeling and simulation Andreas Menzel Institute of Mechanics TU Dortmund University
  Machine learning based models of sheet metal: From modeling complex hardfening to predicting forming limits Dirk Mohr Chair of Computational Modeling of Materials ETH Zürich
  12.30 – 02.00 pm Lunch Break and Poster Session
02.00 – 03.30 pm Session 3 – Characterization
  Damage and fracture in multiphase steels – motivation for introducing a parameter for local formability Sebastian Heibel Mercedes-Benz AG, Sindelfingen
  Damage initiation versus propagation: aspects for the design of damage tolerant materials Christoph Kirchlechner Max-Planck-Institut für Eisenforschung GmbH, Düsseldorf
  Non-destructive assessment of damage in structural materials Pedro Dolabella Portella Bundesamt für Materialforschung und –prüfung (BAM), Berlin
  03.30 – 04.00 pm Coffee Break and Poster Session
04.00 – 05.00 pm Session 4 – Multiscale Modelling
  Application of artificial intelligence to predict strain inhomogeneity and fracture in additively manufactured AlSi10Mg alloy under uniaxial tension Kaan Inal Department of Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering University of Waterloo, Canada
  Modeling of damage at the microscale Sandra Klinge Institute of Mechanics TU Dortmund University
  Unravelling damage mechanisms and edge cracking in dual-phase steels Marc Geers Mechanics of Materials Group, Eindhoven University of Technology
  05.00 pm Vision of the TRR 188 and closing remarks Gerhard Hirt Institute of Metal Forming RWTH Aachen University