Speakers 2022

Get to know this year' s SCT speakers!
In 48 technical sessions a high-class and most challenging lecture program with almost 160 presentations awaits you.

Ackermann, Marc

RWTH Aachen University/ArcelorMittal Maizières

  • Improved bainitic TRIP wire rod properties by materials and process design

Dr. Ajmar, Aldo


  • 3rd Generation AHSS – Status and perspective at Baosteel

Dr. Arndt, Johannes

Buderus Edelstahl GmbH

  • Efficient strategies for controlled cooled lightweight forgings in automotive applications

Bähr, Philipp

Fraunhofer Institute for Mechanics of Materials

  • Advanced modelling technique for multi-material joints in car body components considering crack initiation due to notch effects

Dr. Bambach, Margarita

GMT - Gesellschaft für metallurgische Technologie- und Softwareentwicklung mbH

  • Performance leaps through intelligent technology solutions

Bamberg, Pedro LinkedIn

RWTH Aachen University

  • Robustness and reliability assessment of Single-Sided Spot Welding as a process for sheet to profile joinings for Body in White vehicle structures

Beranek, Matthias

TRUMPF Laser- und Systemtechnik GmbH

  • Advancements in laser welding technologies in the field of high strength steel grades

Beule, Felix

Paderborn University

  • Influence of curing-induced pre-deformations on the mechanical properties of adhesively bonded joints in steel-intensive mixed-material structures

Biegler, Max LinkedIn

Fraunhofer Institute for Production Systems and Design Technology

  • Investigation of liquid metal embrittlement avoidance strategies for dual phase steels via electro-thermomechanical finite element simulation

Dr. Bistron, Marcus

Benteler Steel/Tube GmbH

  • Innovative steel tubes for lighter, safer and more sustainable automobiles

Dr. Björk, Thomas

Ovako Sweden AB

    Dr. Bleimann-Gather, Günter

    TEMA Technologie Marketing AG

    • Opening

    Briesenick, David

    University of Stuttgart

    • Manufacturing of high strength sheet metal parts with enhanced mechanical properties by using tailored embossed blanks

    Dr. Brühl, Fritz

    SMS group GmbH

      Dr. Brust, Sebastian

      Mannesmann Precision Tubes GmbH

      • Injection line solutions for 3.000 bar pressure systems for low emission diesel engines

      Busse, Alexander LinkedIn

      fka GmbH

      • Optimization of Tier-X lightweight strategies with the E2P approach

      Dr. Casellas, Daniel

      Fundació Eurecat

      • New approach to evaluate edge cracking resistance and crashworthiness of thin metallic sheets

      Dr. Catteau, Simon D.

      Ascometal France Holding

      • Alternatives to Mo-added carburizing steels

      Chudalla, Nick LinkedIn

      University of Paderborn

      • Disjoining and repair strategies of structural joints in automotive lightweight structures

      Dr. Cornette, Dominique

      ArcelorMittal Global R&D

      • Delayed fracture, stress corrosion cracking: state of the art & mitigation actions
      • Liquid Metal Embrittlement: status of analysis and countermeasures

      Cottens, David

      ArcelorMittal S.A.

        Cyron, Patrick

        University of Stuttgart

        • Prediction and assessment of the quality of deep-drawn sheet metal components by using FEM simulation

        Dahmen, Martin

        Fraunhofer Institute for Laser Technology

        • Improving weld mechanical properties in laser beam welded press-hardened martensitic-austenitic steel 1.4034

        Prof. Date, Prashant LinkedIn

        Indian Institute of Technology Bombay

        • On the feasibility of forming a connecting rod from sheet metal

        Dr. Denks, Ingwer

        Salzgitter Mannesmann Forschung GmbH

        • Hot rolled and galvanized steel sheet for high strength automotive components

        Dr. Diekmann, Uwe

        Matplus GmbH

        • Development and characterization of new low alloyed ultra high strength steel for structural body components
        • Towards integration of advanced material models of steels into digital product development

        Dormegny, Ludovic

        ArcelorMittal Global R&D

        • Emerging PHS success stories

        Dörre, Maik

        Fraunhofer Institute for Large Structures in Production Engineering

        • Use of slotted holes in bolted connections for commercial vehicle construction

        Dr. Ebel-Wolf, Barbara

        Saarstahl AG

        • Improvement of the microstructural characteristics of wire rod by means of optimized rolling equipment

        Prof. Ebert, Jörg

        Ebertconsulting GmbH

        • Twist-beam axle and disc brake caliper for commercial vehicle suspension - through standardization and simulation to new applications for hot strip

        Eisele, Tanja

        Esslingen University of Applied Sciences

        • Non-destructive detection of near surface defects in steel products using induction thermography

        Even, David

        Faurecia Sièges d’Automobiles

        • Sheet metal hot forging for automotive seating components: innovation for global CO2 reduction

        Ferner, Simon

        Saarstahl AG

        • Production of Si-Cr-spring steels for suspension and valve springs in direct continuous casting

        Dr. Fritzsche, Christian

        Salzgitter Mannesmann Forschung GmbH

          Dr. Fröhlich, Thomas

          Outokumpu Nirosta GmbH

            Dr. Frómeta, David

            Fundació Eurecat

            • 3rd Generation advanced high strength steels for high crashworthiness automotive applications

            Dr. Gallio, Giorgio

            MW Italia (CLN group)

            • Fatigue life of cold formed steel wheels: an experimental study

            Gibeau, Elie

            ArcelorMittal Global R&D

            • ArcelorMittal new steel grades offer the solution for Battery Electric Vehicle body challenges

            Dr. Goesling, Marco

            BILSTEIN GmbH & Co. KG

            • Available cold-rolled TWIP steel and its properties.

            Gramlich, Alexander LinkedIn

            RWTH Aachen University

            • Air-hardening martensites: Quench and tempering steel properties at the expense of a precipitation hardening ferritic-perlitic steel.

            Günter, Heinrich

            Paderborn University

              Guyon, Henri

              ArcelorMittal Global R&D

              • 3G AHSS and High elongation DP/CP grades, development of a consistent and complementary offer
              • Innovating for panels: several examples of promising steels solutions

              Dr. Haase, Rico

              Fraunhofer Institute for Machine Tools and Forming Technology

              • Improved geometric accuracy of press hardening parts with tailored properties

              Dr. Hatscher, Ansgar

              Volkswagen AG

              • Design and processing of next generation press-hardening steels for car body applications

              Heine, Florian

              KAMAX Automotive GmbH

              • Potential for lightweight construction through the using of ultra-high-strength, reduced-dimension fasteners on various assemblies

              Henneberg, Johannes

              Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nürnberg

              • Investigation of tailored tool surfaces for improving the component quality of sheet-bulk metal forming parts produced by a combined deep-drawing and up-setting process

              Prof. Hermes, Matthias

              University of Applied Science South Westphalia

              • Innovative process chain for complex profile forming on adapted rotary draw bending machine

              Dr. Herrero, Diego LinkedIn

              Sidenor I+D, S.A.

              • Improving the isotropy of steels for automotive components subjected to multiaxial loadings

              Hetzel, Andreas LinkedIn

              Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg / Institute of Manufacturing Technology

              • Potential of Orbital Formed Tailored Blanks for Industrial Application

              Dr. Heuer, Volker

              ALD Vacuum Technologies GmbH

              • Improving materials and manufacturing routes of components subjected to Low Pressure Carburizing (LPC)

              Dr. Hojo, Tomohiko

              Tohoku University

              • Effects of stress and plastic strain generated by stretch forming on hydrogen embrittlement of ultra high-strength TRIP-aided martensitic steel

              Dr. Holzweißig, Martin LinkedIn

              Benteler Automotive

                Dr. Iba, Daisuke

                Kyoto Institute of Technology

                • Contact-Bending-Fatigue (CBF) tests on high-strength steel for gears (effect of sliding in the circumferential direction)

                Dr. Iglesias, Gorka LinkedIn

                ArcelorMittal Europe - Tubular Products

                • Advantages of steel tubular solutions in front crash management systems
                • Evolution of tubes for rear torsion-beam axles

                Jiménez-Peña, Carlos

                Katholieke Universiteit Leuven

                  Kantereit, Heike

                  Opel Automobile GmbH

                    Dr. Keßler, Lutz

                    ThyssenKrupp Steel Europe AG

                      Kesti, Vili


                      • Docol HE-grades with excellent edge ductility

                      Kim, HyeJin

                      Hyundai Steel Company

                      • Study of Improving Resistance of Hydrogen Delayed Fracture on 1.8GPa Hot Stamped Boron Steel

                      Dr. Kleff, Jörg

                      AWT – Arbeitsgemeinschaft Wärmebehandlung + Werkstofftechnik e. V.

                        Klitschke, Silke

                        Fraunhofer Institute for Mechanics of Materials

                        • Effect of hydrogen on the formability and fracture behaviour of high strength multiphase steels under multiaxial loading

                        Köhler, Markus

                        Technische Universität Braunschweig

                        • Effects of reduced ambient pressure and beam oscillation on gap bridging ability during solid state laser beam welding

                        Dr. Köhler, Nils

                        Saarstahl AG

                        • New wire coatings for high performance cold heading applications and corrosion protection

                        Könemann, Markus

                        RWTH Aachen University

                        • Temperature and stress state dependent fracture phenomena of a high-strength dual-phase steel in an impact tensile test

                        Dr. Konovalov, Sergey

                        Georgsmarienhütte GmbH

                        • Next generation of high strength forging steels

                        Dr. Korpala, Grzegorz

                        Technische Universität Bergakademie Freiberg

                        • Ultra-high strength bainitic steel and its forming by 150-400° C

                        Kreins, Marion

                        RWTH Aachen University

                          Dr. Krull, Hans-Günter

                          Deutsche Edelstahlwerke Specialty Steel GmbH & Co KG

                          • Improved live cycle of automotive components by new steel grades and additive manufacturing

                          Prof. Krupp, Ulrich

                          RWTH Aachen University

                          • Surface and internal crack initiation during very high cycle fatigue (VHCF) of high-strength steels

                          Dr. Kwak, Young Jin


                          • New type of coating process and product in steel industry

                          Dr. Lachmann, Carsten

                          Volkswagen AG

                          • Stress corrosion cracking of hot forming steels

                          Langerak, Nico

                          Tata Steel Europe

                            Dr. Larour, Patrick

                            voestalpine Stahl GmbH

                              Larsson, Fredrik

                              Luleå University of Technology

                              • Feasibility study of warm formed ultra-high strength components in heavy vehicle applications

                              Larsson, Joachim

                              SSAB Europe

                                Leclair, Lucie

                                ArcelorMittal Global R&D

                                • Two steel grades for ultra-high strength bolts/screws with improved hydrogen resistance

                                Lee, DongYul

                                Hyundai Steel Company

                                • Development of TWB Body-In-White Parts with 1.0 GPa Hot Stamping Material

                                Dr. Lee, Hyong Jik


                                  Dr. Lee, Seawoong


                                    Prof. Lian, Junhe

                                    Aalto University

                                    • Microstructure-sensitive modeling of the damage mechanisms of various multi-phase steels

                                    Lindner, Stefan LinkedIn

                                    Outokumpu Nirosta GmbH

                                    • Safety and lightweight innovations for battery electric vehicles by using stainless steels

                                    Lohmann, Jan Felix

                                    EZM Edelstahlzieherei Mark GmbH

                                      Löthman, Elias

                                      Ovako Sweden AB

                                        Dr. Lovato, Georges

                                        ArcelorMittal Global R&D

                                        • S in motion® Rear chassis for BEV: lightweight steel solutions for battery electric vehicle

                                        Ludkovsky, Gregory


                                        • Reinventing steel in a world of disruption

                                        Lührs, Hinrich

                                        Volkswagen AG

                                        • Wear resistance and formability properties of cladded steels for clutch disc carriers

                                        Dr. Lüngen, Hans Bodo

                                        VDEh Steel Institute

                                        • CO2 mitigation in steel production and by steel application

                                        Dr. Maminska, Karolina

                                        Ascometal Schmolz Bickenbach Group

                                          Prof. Mapelli, Carlo

                                          AIM - Associazione Italiana di Metallurgia

                                            Mazzesi, Andrea

                                            Baomarc Automotive Solutions S.p.A.

                                              Meissner, Robert LinkedIn

                                              University of Stuttgart

                                                Prof. Merklein, Marion

                                                U Erlangen/Nürnberg

                                                  Prof. Meschut, Gerson

                                                  U Paderborn

                                                    Prof. Mohrbacher, Hardy

                                                    NiobelCon bvba

                                                    • Alloying strategies for reducing the hydrogen embrittlement sensitivity of ultra-high strength steels

                                                    Dr. Molodov, Konstantin

                                                    Salzgitter Mannesmann Forschung GmbH

                                                    • Microstructure evolution in a hot-dip galvanized complex phase Gigapascal steel combining high yield strength and extraordinary formability

                                                    Muhr, Andreas

                                                    voestalpine Stahl GmbH

                                                    • Hydrogen embrittlement susceptibility of electro-galvanized advanced high strength steels

                                                    Prof. Müller, Eckehard

                                                    Bochum University of Applied Sciences

                                                    • The performance of leaf springs at an end or are there future potentials?

                                                    Dr. Müller, Karsten

                                                    Federal Institute for Materials Research and Testing

                                                      Dr. Mundt, Barbara

                                                      Outokumpu Nirosta GmbH

                                                      • New designed lightweight bus frames

                                                      Prof. Münstermann, Sebastian

                                                      RWTH Aachen University

                                                      • ICME-based design of damage tolerant microstructures

                                                      Nagel, Maximilian LinkedIn

                                                      thyssenkrupp Hohenlimburg GmbH

                                                      • Hot rolled high strength bainitic steels with enhanced local formability

                                                      Nickel, Jan LinkedIn

                                                      Technische Universität Dortmund

                                                      • Comparative machining tests on stainless steels

                                                      Nimtz, Pascal

                                                      Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg

                                                      • Online process monitoring - an approach for process control during resistance spot welding based on electrode displacement

                                                      Oja, Olli


                                                      • Quenching and partitioning response of vanadium microalloyed TRIP-assisted steel

                                                      Olfert, Viktoria

                                                      Laboratory for Material and Joining Technology LWF, Paderborn University

                                                      • Development of a crash behaviour prediction method for resistance spot welded 3-steel sheet joints

                                                      Dr. Ooi, Steve LinkedIn

                                                      Ovako Sweden AB

                                                        Österreich, Pascal

                                                        RWTH Aachen University

                                                        • Expanding the application possibilities of arc brazed steel-aluminum-hybrid compounds

                                                        Dr. Otto, Manuel

                                                        SSAB Swedish Steel

                                                        • Martensitic cold forming steels with 1700MPa tensile strength: Forming properties that may change the industry.

                                                        Padovani, Mario

                                                        Baosteel Tailored Blanks

                                                        • Door Ring solution with advanced new line concept

                                                        Paetzold, Isabella

                                                        Technical University Munich

                                                          Parareda, Sergi

                                                          Fundació Eurecat

                                                          • Fracture toughness to assess the fatigue notch factor of high strength steels for chassis parts

                                                          Park, BongJune

                                                          Hyundai Steel Company

                                                          • Development of Cold-rolled and Galvannealed (GA) Steels with Martensitic Structure for Safety Applications

                                                          Paul, Georg

                                                          thyssenkrupp Steel Europe

                                                          • New steel grade for demanding chassis applications

                                                          Dr. Perrot-Simonetta, Marie-Therese

                                                          ArcelorMittal Europe - Longs Products - Bars & Rods

                                                          • Enhancing properties of bainitic steel SOLAM® B1100 during manufacturing of lightweight forged parts

                                                          Dr. Peshekhodov, Ilya

                                                          Faurecia Automotive GmbH

                                                          • Experimental validation of the flow curve determination with the help of the plane strain compression test on selected high-strength sheet steels

                                                          Dr. Petzold, Thomas

                                                          inpro Innovationsgesellschaft für fortgeschrittene Produktionssysteme in der Fahrzeugindustrie mbH

                                                          • Hierarchic multiscale simulations including texture and yield surface updates for deep drawing simulation in automotive development

                                                          Pfeifer, Florian

                                                          Paderborn University

                                                          • Investigation on hot sheet metal forming by means of a longitudinal flux inductor

                                                          Dr. Pichler, Andreas

                                                          voestalpine Stahl GmbH

                                                          • Advanced and ultra-high strength steel grades for the automotive industry in the trade off of local and global ductility and weldability

                                                          Plosila, Pekka

                                                          University of Oulu

                                                          • The role of preparing method on the sheared edge quality and hole expansion of hot-rolled 700 MPa steels

                                                          Prof. Prahl, Ulrich

                                                          Technische Universität Bergakademie Freiberg

                                                            Puerta Velasquez , Juan

                                                            ArcelorMittal Global R&D

                                                            • The use of ultra-high-strength steels in trailers for lightweighting – Finite-Element Analyses and manufacturing characteristics

                                                            Dr. Raedt, Hans-Willi

                                                            prosimalys GmbH

                                                            • Lightweight Forging – a success-story in four chapters

                                                            Rethmann, Philipp

                                                            Institute of Forming Technology and Lightweight Components - TU Dortmund

                                                              Prof. Rethmeier, Michael

                                                              Bundesanstalt für Materialforschung u. -prüfung BAM

                                                                Dr. Rijkenberg, Arjan LinkedIn

                                                                Tata Steel Europe

                                                                  Rossel, Moritz

                                                                  Paderborn University

                                                                    Salomon, Rainer

                                                                    FOSTA e.V.

                                                                      Sandin, Olle

                                                                      Luleå University of Technology

                                                                        Dr. Schauerte, Oliver

                                                                        Volkswagen AG

                                                                        • Overview lecture

                                                                        Schiller, Michael LinkedIn

                                                                        University of Siegen

                                                                        • 3D-swivel-bending - flexible forming through adjustable tooling technology

                                                                        Dr. Schmale, Hans Christian

                                                                        Salzgitter Mannesmann Forschung GmbH

                                                                          Dr. Schmicker, David

                                                                          Sampro GmbH

                                                                          • Predictive process simulation for advanced friction welding applications

                                                                          Schmolke, Tobias LinkedIn

                                                                          University of Paderborn

                                                                            Dr. Schneider, Matthias

                                                                            Salzgitter Mannesmann Forschung GmbH

                                                                            • Automated hole expanding test to quantify edge-crack sensitivity of steel sheets

                                                                            Schreiber, Vincent

                                                                            Otto-von-Guericke-University Magdeburg

                                                                            • A novel approach to joining press-hardenable steels with ultimate tensile strengths above 1500 MPa using conventional MFDC welding equipment

                                                                            Schumacher, Eugen

                                                                            University of Kassel

                                                                              Schwarz, Mathias

                                                                              Fraunhofer Institute for Large Structures in Production Engineering

                                                                              • Use of lockbolt joints for vehicle construction

                                                                              Schwarzenbrunner, Michael

                                                                              voestalpine Stahl GmbH

                                                                              • High ductility complex-phase grades: An excellent combination of local and global ductility

                                                                              Prof. Schwerdt, Daniela

                                                                              University of Applied Sciences Technology Wismar

                                                                              • Application of sound measurements for quality control of wires during the production of technical springs

                                                                              Scurria, Matilde

                                                                              TEC Eurolab s.r.l.

                                                                              • About the cyclic behavior of additively manufactured structures

                                                                              Dr. Serafeim, Alexandros

                                                                              RWTH Aachen University

                                                                                Shimamura, Yuta

                                                                                Sanyo Special Steel Co. Ltd.

                                                                                  Siegrist, Andre

                                                                                  University of Applied Sciences Osnabrück

                                                                                  • Lightweight potential in commercial vehicle due to the use of quadratic and rectangle hollow profiles out of high and higher strength steels

                                                                                  Dr. Smanio, Véronique

                                                                                  ArcelorMittal Global R&D

                                                                                  • Control of austenitic grain size during high temperature carburizing

                                                                                  Dr. Sommer, Silke

                                                                                  Fraunhofer Institute for Mechanics of Materials

                                                                                  • Numerical simulation of the punching process for the assessment of high strength steel bolted connections

                                                                                  Dr. Song, Taejin


                                                                                    Dr. Sourmail, Thomas


                                                                                    • Bainite for steering racks – a success story.

                                                                                    Sparrer, Yannik

                                                                                    RWTH Aachen University

                                                                                    • Mechanical properties of Q&P steels for safety-relevant car body applications

                                                                                    Dr. Staupendahl, Daniel

                                                                                    Erichsen GmbH & Co. KG

                                                                                    • Hydraulic bulge testing of metal sheets at elevated temperatures

                                                                                    Ström, Robert


                                                                                    • SSAB EV concept – UHSS in electric vehicles

                                                                                    Dr. Sulaiman, Hosen

                                                                                    Faurecia Autositze GmbH

                                                                                      Tedesco, Michele Maria

                                                                                      GML - Metals, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V.

                                                                                      • Keynote

                                                                                      Dr. ten Horn, Carel

                                                                                      Tata Steel Europe

                                                                                      • Reduction of tool pollution and galling during stamping of automotive panels

                                                                                      Teschner , Matti

                                                                                      Salzgitter Mannesmann Forschung GmbH

                                                                                      • Benefits of using the new complex-phase steel CR780Y980T-CH-GI with an improved formability

                                                                                      Dr. Thiessen, Richard

                                                                                      thyssenkrupp Steel Europe

                                                                                      • Dual-Phase steel grade with an improved local-global ductility balance

                                                                                      Tomczyk, Michel

                                                                                      Arcelormittal Europe - Tubular Products

                                                                                        Unruh, Klaus

                                                                                        Faurecia Automotive GmbH

                                                                                        • Process related material choice workflow for advanced automotive seat structures

                                                                                        Dr. van der Aa, Ellen

                                                                                        Tata Steel Europe

                                                                                        • The role of the material in the LME sensitivity of zinc-coated AHSS for Automotive applications

                                                                                        Dr. Vandenbossche, Lode

                                                                                        ArcelorMittal Global R&D

                                                                                        • Boosting the power density of highly efficient traction motors in electric drive trains by higher strength lower loss electrical steels

                                                                                        Dr. Varfolomeev, Igor

                                                                                        Fraunhofer Institute for Mechanics of Materials

                                                                                        • Fatigue assessment of HSS bolted connections considering effects of manufacturing process

                                                                                        Venugopal Poovakaud, Vishnu

                                                                                        Katholieke Universiteit Leuven

                                                                                          von der Heydt, Jana

                                                                                          Baosteel Tailored Blanks

                                                                                          • Laser welding of aluminum-silicon coated 22MnB5 without an additional ablation step

                                                                                          Wagener, Rainer

                                                                                          Fraunhofer Institute for Structural Durability and System Reliability

                                                                                          • Cyclic transient material behaviour of steels for application of strain-life approaches of welds
                                                                                          • Fatigue assessment of laser beam and laser hybrid welded butt joints made of ultra-high-strength fine-grained structural steels

                                                                                          Dr. Wellmann, Norbert

                                                                                          EFB Europäische Forschungsgesellschaft für Blechumformung e.V.

                                                                                            Wesselmecking, Sebastian

                                                                                            RWTH Aachen University

                                                                                            • Mechanism controlled rolling of high Mn steels for crash relevant parts

                                                                                            Wild, Thomas

                                                                                            Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nürnberg

                                                                                            • Influence of Tailored Surfaces on the Surface Properties of Sheet-Bulk Metal Formed Parts

                                                                                            Dr. Wilzer, Jens Jonas LinkedIn

                                                                                            Dörrenberg Edelstahl GmbH

                                                                                            • Hot stamping tools - Challenges and solutions

                                                                                            Wipp, Daniela

                                                                                            Technische Universität Wien

                                                                                              Wyman, Neal

                                                                                              Tata Steel UK Ltd

                                                                                                Xia, Peikang

                                                                                                Technical University of Madrid

                                                                                                  Dr. Yilmaz, Okan LinkedIn

                                                                                                  ArcelorMittal Global R&D

                                                                                                  • Recommendations on the application of high-strength steel bolted connections from the perspective of fatigue performance
                                                                                                  • On the effect of bolted joint parameters on the fatigue performance of bolted assemblies in high strength steel

                                                                                                  Dr. Zapico Alvarez, David

                                                                                                  ArcelorMittal Global R&D

                                                                                                    Dr. Zargaran, Alireza

                                                                                                    Pohang University of Science and Technology

                                                                                                    • Tuning microstructure and mechanical properties of B2-strengthened lightweight steels

                                                                                                    Dr. Zimmermann, Steffen

                                                                                                    Mannesmann Precision Tubes GmbH

                                                                                                    • New generation of propeller shaft precision steel tubes