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  • Tuesday, August 25, 2020

Materials Program Overview/Update
Briggs White, National Energy Technology Laboratory

Existing Fleet Materials Analysis
Irene Spitsberg, National Energy Technology Laboratory

An Investigation of the Effect of Cyclic Operation on HRSG and Coal-fired Boiler Tubes - Failures Induced by High Thermal Stress and Component Fatigue
Salvatore DellaVilla Jr., Strategic Power Systems, Inc., National Energy Technology Laboratory

Utilizing High Peformance Computational Analysis to Characterize the Operating Envelop of Various NGCC Operating Technologies -- HPC4Materials
Salvatore DellaVilla Jr., Strategic Power Systems, Inc., Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Probabilistic Life Assessment and Aged Materials Testing for Service Feedback of Gas Turbine Components
Anand Kulkani, Siemens (ORNL is prime on FWP)

Steamside Oxidation Issues in Current Coal-Fired Boilers
Bruce Pint, Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL)

Material Trends Affecting the Fossil Energy Fleet
Danny Gelbar, GE Power Portfolio

  • Tuesday, September 1, 2020

Advanced Ultra-Supercritical Component Testing
Robert Purgert, Energy Industries of Ohio, Inc., and Horst Hack, Electric Power Research Institute

High Performance Particle Based Modeling of Damage Nucleation from Forging Flaws in Fossil Power Generation Rotor Components
Kai Kadau, Siemens Energy, Inc. Los Alamos National Laboratory

Integrated Process Improvement using Laser and Friction Stir Processing for Nickel Alloys used in Fossil Energy Power Plant Applications
Glenn Grant, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL)

Physics-based Creep Simulation of Thick Section Welds in High Temperature and Pressure Applications
Thomas Lillo, Idaho National Laboratory, (INL)

Compact Diffusion Bonded Heat Exchanger Fatigue Life Simulations
Carl Schalansky, Vacuum Process Engineering, Sandia National Laboratory

Low-Cost Hip Fabrication of Advanced Power Cycle Components and PM/Wrought IN740H Weld Development
Shenyan Huang, General Electric Company


  • Tuesday, September 22, 2020

AM of Nickel components and joining of Dissimilar Metal Welds
Sebastian Dryepondt, Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL)

Additively Manufactured Graded Composite Transition Joints for Dissimilar Metal Weldments in Utra-Supercritical Power Plant
Xingbo Liu, WVU

Multiscale Modelling of Microstructure Evolution during Rapid Solidification for Additive Manufacturing
Tomorr Haxhimali, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Digital Twin Model for Advanced Manufacture of a Rotating Detonation Engine Injector
Shane Coogan, Southwest Research Institute

Integrated Computational Materials and Mechanical Modeling for Additive Manufacturing of Alloys with Graded Structure used in Fossil Fuel Power Plants
Wei Xiong, University of Pittsburgh

ICME for Advanced Manufacturing of Nickel Superalloy Heat Exchangers with High Temperature CREEP Plus Oxidation Resistance for Supercritical CO2
Brett Tossey, Det Norske Veritas, (DNV) GL USA, Inc.


  • Tuesday, September 29, 2020

Advanced Alloy Development at NETL
David Alman, National Energy Technology Laboratory

Computer Vision and Machine Learning making the Processing-Microstructure-Property Connection in Heat Resistant Alloys
Elizabeth Holm, Carnegie Mellon University (CMU)

Computational Modeling and Simulation
Laurent Capolungo, eXtremeMAT National Laboratory Consortium, LANL

High Throughput Computational Framework of Materials Properties for Extreme Environments
Allison Beese, Pennsylvania State University

Characterization of Long-Term Service Coal Combustion Power Plant Extreme Environment Materials
Steven Kung, EPRI

Multi-modal Approach to Modeling Creep Deformation In Ni-Base Superalloys
Ridwan Sakidja, Missouri State University