Benoît Appolaire, University of Lorraine, Nancy (France)
Insights into the role of mechanics on microstructure in metallic materials using phase field models
Prof. Dr. Benoît Appolaire is Professor of Metallurgy at Université de Lorraine in Nancy working on numerical modeling of microstructure evolutions (phase transformation and plasticity) in metallic alloys.
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Thomas Drescher, Volkswagen AG, Wolfsburg (Germany)
Future mobility and the need for digitalization of the development process
Thomas Drescher is Head of Vehicle Technology within Volkswagen Group Research. His current areas of research include CAE-methods, lightweight and structure optimization, intelligent air conditioning, vehicle interior and driving dynamics.
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Peter Vortisch, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (Germany)
Simulation of Traffic and Mobility
Peter Vortisch is Professor of Transportation at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology and the head of KIT’s Institute for Transport Studies. His main research area is modelling travel demand and traffic flow.
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