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  • Director Hong Youshi visited CANMET-MTL
    Author:   | Date:2008-08-22   | Click Rate:    | 【Close
    On Aug.8 and 9, Director Hong was invited by Dr. W. R. Tyson to visit Canada Center for Mineral & Energy Technology Center- Materials Technology Laboratory (CANMET-MTL). This lab is a division of the CANMET Mineral Technology Branch, the science and technology branch of the Minerals and Metals Sector of Natural Resources Canada (NRCan). MTL is a research laboratory with a staff of ~ 135 people (80% of whom are scientific and technical members). Its researches relate to the material processing and capability on transportation, construction and energy. Deputy Director of MTL, Dr. J. E. M. Braid, met Prof. Hong. After that, Prof. Hong visited the sub-labs of MTL, and made a presentation on brief introduction of Institute of Mechanics, CAS (IMCAS) and recent progress on fatigue and fracture made by IMCAS. During the visit, Prof. Hong discussed with Dr. W. R. Tyson and Dr. M. Elboujdaini especially. The two scientists of MTL will be Co-Chairmen of 12th International Conference on Fracture, which will be held in Ottawa 2009. They talked about preliminary consideration of ICF12. Prof. Hong said that the scientists of IMCAS will actively participate in the activities of ICF12.
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