ACMME2018 Keynote Speakers 

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ACMME2017 Keynote Speakers 


Prof. Omar S. Es-Said

Loyola Marymount University, USA

Omar S. Es-Said is a professor in the Mechanical Engineering Department at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, California. He was hired as an assistant professor from 1985-1992, associate professor from 1992-1998, and full professor from 1998-present. He received his B.S. degree in physics and his M.S. degree in solid state physics from The American University in Cairo. He received his PhD in Metallurgical Engineering and Materials Science from the University of Kentucky, Lexington in 1985. His current research interests include metallic processing, modeling, experimental, techniques, and failure analysis. He published over 300 papers, which included refereed journal articles, conference proceedings, industrial reports, and Department of Defense (DoD) reports. He has been an associate editor from 2008-present for the American Society of Materials’ (ASM) Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance (JMEP). He has been a key reader for the Metallurgical Transactions A Journal from 2004-present. He has been on the editorial board of the Engineering Failure Analysis Journal from 2003-present. He received several awards: The Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE), Teetor Award in 1994, until the Elmer L. Hann Award from The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers in 2011. He received several grants for research funds and research equipment from the National Science Foundation (NSF), NASA, Boeing Cooperation, and the Navy for a total of over $3.2 million dollars. He was a consultant for the Navy from 1994-present. He was hired as a Distinguished Summer Faculty Fellow at The Navy Facilities Engineering Services Center (NFESC) in the summers of 2010-2014. He became an American Science of Materials (ASM) Fellow in 2005. He was an invited speaker in many conferences and universities including: Cambridge University, The American University in Cairo, and Paris 8 University.


Prof. Dr. Mohd Hamdi Abdul Shukor

University of Malaya, Malaysia

Professor Dr. Mohd Hamdi received his B.Eng. (Mechanical), with Honours from Imperial College, London and his M.Sc. In Advanced Manufacturing Technology & System Management from University of Manchester Institute of Science & Technology (UMIST). His Doctoral study was in the field of thin film coating for biomedical applications for which he was conferred Dr. Eng by Kyoto University. He is a Fellow of the Institution of Mechanical Engineering, UK. Professor Dr. Mohd Hamdi has devoted his career in nurturing research and innovation and has mentored over 115 postgraduate students, particularly in the field of machining, materials processing and biomaterials. He has authored more than 130 ISI journals and h-index of 16. He is also a director and founder of the Centre of Advanced Manufacturing & Materials Processing (AMMP Centre) in 2003, in which has grown from modest-size team of researchers and engineers to an interdisciplinary research hub. Professor Dr. Mohd Hamdi has obtained recognition from various international and local organizations.



Prof. Ching An Huang

Chang Gung University, Taiwan

Prof. Ching An Huang received the B. S. degree in Department of Mechanical Engineering from National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan, in 1983 and Dr.-Ing. in Department of Materials Engineering from Aachen University, Germany, in 1993. In 2006, he joined the faculty of Chang Gung University, Taoyuan, Taiwan, where he is currently a Professor with the Department of Mechanical Engineering. His main research interests are microstructure analysis of materials, electropolishing behavior, corrosion engineering, and electroplating technology. Based on his research results, he published about 60 articles in SCI journals, such as Thin Solid Films, Surface and Coatings Technology, Electrochimica Acta, and Materials Science and Engineer A etc. Moreover, he got about 10 patents from Taiwan, Main China, USA, and Japan.


Plenary Speaker 

Prof. Jiyoung Kim

The University of Texas at Dallas, USA

Dr. Kim is professor of Materials Science and Engineering and affiliated at Depts. of Electrical and Mechanical Engineering at the University of Texas at Dallas. He received the B.S. (1986) and the M.S.(1988) at Seoul National University, and the Ph.D. (1994) at the University of Texas at Austin. He worked as an integration engineer at Texas Instrument, Inc (Dallas, TX) from 1994 to 1996. From 1996 to 2005 he had been a faculty member of School of Advanced Materials Engineering at Kookmin University, (Seoul, Korea). In 2005, Dr. Kim joined as an associate professor of Electrical Engineering at the University of Texas at Dallas. He is an author or coauthor of more than 240 peer reviewed journal and proceeding papers. He has served conference/symposium chair of more than 10 times (including 2010 IEEE-ISAGST, 2014 ALD, 2011, 2012 and 2017 symposium on functional nanomaterials in TMS). His research interests are in the area of nanoprocessing (particularly applications of atomic layer deposition (ALD) and molecular-atomic layer deposition (MALD)), nanomaterials and their devices for future semiconductor and nano-technologies.