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The 52nd Kyushu Magnesium Network Workshop

The 52nd Kyushu Magnesium Network Workshop
“Corrosion and Corrosion Protection of Mg Alloys”
Co-organizer:JSPS Core-to-Core Program “Enhancement of Academic Network on Advanced Mg Alloys in the Yellow Sea Rim Region for Competition with North America and Europe”

Time & Date: March 14, 2014, Fri.,13:30 – 17:30
Place: Room 212, 1F, Faculty of Engineering Building 2, Kurokami South Campus, Kumamoto University
Fee: Free for Kyushu Magnesium Network members
(10,000 yen for non-members participating for the first time. Please apply for membership for repeat participation in workshops.)

For inquiries: Kyushu Magnesium Network, Phone:096-324-3721


13:30 – 13:35
Opening Remarks: Asso. Prof. Michiaki YAMASAKI, Kumamoto University

13:35 – 14:20
“In Vitro and in Vivo Corrosion Behavior of Calcium Phosphate Coated Bioabsorbable Magnesium Alloy”
Dr. Sachiko HIROMOTO/National Institute for Materials Science

14:20 – 15:05
“Technical outline of surface treatment for Magnesium Alloy Parts”
Dr. Takeki MATSUMURA/Million Chemicals Co., Ltd.

15:05 – 15:50
“Predicting corrosion of magnesium alloys with complex microstructure and reactivity using Scanning Electrochemical Microscopy (SECM)”
Prof. Janine MAUZEROLL/McGill University

15:50 – 16:10

16:10 – 16:40
“Effects of Sn and Zn on Corrosion Behavior of Magnesium Alloys”
Dr. Chang Dong Yim/Korea Institute of Materials Science

16:40 – 17:25
“Recent research on corrosion, flammability and SCC of Mg alloys”
Prof. Andrej ATRENS/The University of Queensland

17:25 – 17:30
Closing Remarks: Prof. Yoshihito KAWAMURA/Kumamoto University

17:40 – 18:40
After-conference Party