MSIT Winter School

MSIT Winter Schools comprise lectures given by the MSIT members and invited experts on Phase diagrams, Classical and Computational Thermodynamics, and Crystallography and related applicational topics.


Programme

 

WEDNESDAY, November 22, 2023

09:00

Welcome to the MSIT.
General Remarks on the Seminar.

Dr. Svitlana Iljenko, MSI GmbH, Stuttgart, Germany

09:15

Global Overview of Rare Earths and the Aspects of Sustainability

Dr. Badrinath Veluri, REIA, Belgium and GRUNDFOS SA, Denmark (online)

09:45

Raw Materials

Dr. Bernd Grieb, PPM Materials GmbH, Kirchheim/Teck, Germany

10:30

REE Processing

David Kennedy, HyProMag Ltd and University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK 

11:30

COFFEE

Alloying NdFeB

11:45

   - Constitution & Microstructure

Dr. Frank Stein, Max-Planck-Institut für Eisenforschung GmbH, Düsseldorf, Germany

12:45

   - Thermodynamic Calculations of Phase Equilibria of Nd-Fe-B Alloys using Thermo-Calc

   - Grain Boundary Diffusion

Dr. Andre Schneider, Thermo-Calc Software AB, Sweden

13:15

LUNCH

14:15

Alloying NdFeB

   - Standard Processes &

   - Alternative Processes

Dr. Bernd Grieb, PPM Materials GmbH, Kirchheim/Teck, Germany

14:45

   - Additive Processes

Prof. Dr. Dagmar Goll, Aalen University of Applied Sciences, Aalen, Germany

15:00

Basics of Magnetism

Prof. Dr. Dagmar Goll, Aalen University of Applied Sciences, Aalen, Germany

15:30

Magnet Materials & Magnets

   - Magnet Materials

Dr. Bernd Grieb, PPM Materials GmbH, Kirchheim/Teck, Germany

16:00

COFFEE

16:30

Magnet Materials & Magnets

   - Sintered Magnets

   - Mechanical Processing

   - Bonded Magnets

Dr. Bernd Grieb, PPM Materials GmbH, Kirchheim/Teck, Germany

18:00

The Global Supply Chain of Rare-Earth and Magnets
   - A critical view on future Chances, Challenges and Risks, seen through the Eyes of Strategic Procurement

Reinhold Schindler, Brain Cloud Networx UG, Nürnberg, Germany

18:30

OPEN DISCUSSION & QUESTIONS

GET TOGETHER

19:30

DINNER

THURSDAY, November 23, 2023

8:45

Soft Magnets and Hard Magnets Combined in Applications

    - Magnetism

- Micromagnetic Equation - Basis for Properties

- Load Line - Basis for Applications

- Sensors using Soft- and Hard Magnets

Dr. Thomas Reininger, PPM Materials GmbH, Kirchheim/Teck, Germany

9:30

Basics in Magnetic Measurements and Magnetization Technology

Stefan Siebert, Brockhaus Messtechnik, Lüdenscheid, Germany

11:00

COFFEE

11:15

Practical Demonstrations
   - Magnetising

Stefan Siebert, Brockhaus Messtechnik, Lüdenscheid, Germany

12:00

Recycling of Magnets

David Kennedy, HyProMag Ltd and University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK

12:30

Magnet Market

Dr. Bernd Grieb, PPM Materials GmbH, Kirchheim/Teck, Germany 

13:00

LUNCH

14:00

Applications of Magnets

   - for Electric Traction Drives

Dr. David Schuller, ZF Friedrichshafen AG, Schweinfurt, Germany

14:30

   - Generators for Windpower

Dr. Bernd Grieb, PPM Materials GmbH, Kirchheim/Teck, Germany 

15:00

New Magnet Production Activities in USA

Dr. Stanley Trout - Spontaneous Materials, Denver, USA (online)

15:45

COFFEE

16:15

Actual Global Activities

   - Magnet Production in Europe


Kai Schmersahl
- Magnequench, Tübingen, Germany

16:45

   - Manufacturing in India

Simha Kumar, Entellus, London, UK/India (acting from Detroit, MI, USA (online)

17:15

Open Discussion & Questions

17:45

End of the Seminar

 

 

 

SPEAKERS:

  • Dr. Bernd Grieb (chairman) - PPM Materials GmbH (Partner), Kirchheim/Teck, Germany
  • Prof. Dr. Dagmar Goll - Aalen University of Applied Sciences (Professor), Aalen, Germany
  • David Kennedy - HyProMag Ltd (Founding Director) and University of Birmingham (Honorary Research Fellow), Birmingham, UK 
  • Simha Kumar - Entellus Industries (Co-founder & President), London, UK/India 
  • Dr. Thomas Reininger - PPM Materials GmbH (Partner), Kirchheim/Teck, Germany
  • Reinhold Schindler, Brain Cloud Networx UG, Nürnberg, Germany
  • Kai Schmersahl - Magnequench (Managing Director), Tübingen, Germany
  • Dr. Andre Schneider - Thermo-Calc Software AB (Senior Application Specialist), Stockholm, Sweden
  • Stefan Siebert - Brockhaus Messtechnik (Managing Director), Lüdenscheid, Germany
  • Dr. Frank Stein - Max-Planck-Institut für Eisenforschung GmbH (Group Leader), Germany
  • Dr. Stanley Trout - Spontaneous Materials, Denver, USA
  • Dr. Badrinath Veluri - REIA, Belgium (President) and GRUNDFOS SA (Senior Scientist), Denmark