Invited and Symposium Talks

(according to alphabetic order)

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Prof. Veikko Lindroos

Director of MSM Group
Helsinki University of Technology, Finland
Recent Breakthrough Development of the MSM Effect in Ni-Mn-Ga Alloys
— Research carried out in MSM group of HUT during 1998-2003


Prof. Shuichi Miyazaki

University of Tsukuba, Japan

Development of SMA thin films, applications and challenges remained


Prof. R. C. O’Handley

Senior Research Scientist
Massachusetts Institute of Technology,
Ferromagnetic shape memory alloys: some of the science behind the technology


Prof. Qing-Ping Sun

Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, China

Macroscopic deformation instability in NiTi polycrystals – experiment and modeling


Prof. Vijay K Varadan

Distinguished Alumni Professor

Pennsylvania State University, USA

Applications of wireless microsensors and MEMS in engineering

and medicine. Can we get smarter?


Prof. Jan Van Humbeeck

Catholic University of Leuven (KULeuven), Belgium

 Active and passive damping of noise and vibrations through shape memory alloys:

mechanisms and applications