Scientific Programme

  • Liquid metals, flow mechanics
  • Ironmaking and blast furnace
  • Primary and secondary metallurgy of steelmaking
  • Refining of alloy steels
  • Solidification and castings (ingot and continuous casting)
  • Processing of special steels (ESR, VAR, etc.)
  • Electrochemistry in metals and slags
  • Electromagnetic processing in metallurgy
  • Application of refractories
  • Control of product defects (macrosegregation, nonmetallic inclusions, porosity, cracks, ect.)
  • Thermodynamics and phase transformation
  • Metal forming, rolling and thermo-mechanics
  • Microstructure and steel properties
  • Machine learning, big data and artificial intelligence