Keynote Speakers

  • Prof. Giuseppe Bonifazi, Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Rome, Italy
  • Topic: Advanced on-line techniques for complex particle and particle system characterization

  • Prof. Mike Bradley, Faculty of Engineering and Science, University of Greenwitch, UK
  • Topic: Pneumatic Conveying: Where are we now and where are we going?

  • Prof. Rajesh Dave, Department of Chemical, Biological and Pharmaceutical Engineering, New Jersey Institute of Technology, USA
  • Topic: Particle Engineering for Pharmaceutical Applications

  • Prof. Haim Kalman, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Ben Gurion University, Israel
  • Topic: Pneumatic and Hydraulic Conveying – What Do They Have in Common?

  • Dr. Richard LaRoche, CEO, DEM Solutions Ltd, UK
  • Topic: Discrete Element Modeling and the Technology Adoption Curve for Computer-Aided Engineering Software

  • Prof. Stefan Luding, Faculty of Engineering and Technology, University of Twente, The Netherlands
  • Topic: From discrete particle simulations towards continuum theory and applications in transport and segregation

  • Prof. Prabhu Nott, Chemical Engineering Department, IISC Bangalore, India
  • Topic: A dilation driven vortex in dense granular materials, and its effect on rheometry

  • Prof. Bunsho Ohtani, Institute for Catalysis, Hokkaido University, Japan
  • Topic: Identification of Particulate Metal Oxides Using Energy-resolved Distribution of Electron Traps Measured by Reversed Double-beam Photoacoustic Spectroscopy

  • Prof. Jin Y. Ooi, Institute for Infrastructure & Environment, School of Engineering, University of Edinburgh
  • Topic: Application of Mesoscale Discrete Element Method for Bulk Solids Handling Processes

  • Prof. Wolfgang Peukert, Institute of Particle Technology, University of Erlangen, Germany
  • Topic: Powder technologies for 3D printing

  • Dr. Chandana Ratnayake, Tel-Tek Institute, Norway
  • Topic: Pneumatic conveying system design and optimisation through system simulations; Industrial applications & implementations

  • Prof. Mikio Sakai, Department of Nuclear Engineering and Management, The University of Tokyo, Japan
  • Topic: Advanced discrete element simulation for industrial applications

  • Prof. Peter Wypych, School of Mechanical, Materials and Mechatronics Engineering, University of Wollongong, Australia
  • Topic: Dust, The Final Frontier

  • Prof. Chuan-Yu Wu, Department of Chemical and Process Engineering, University of Surrey, UK
  • Topic: Thermomechanical Analysis of Compaction of Pharmaceutical Powders