MSE Symposium Steel for Sustainability
The Department Materials Science and Engineering of TU Delft invites its academic, industrial and societal partners for the symposium Steel for Sustainability on 31 March from 10.00-17.30 hrs in the Prinsenhof, Delft
Grade2XL webinar: “Applicability of cryogenic cooling to WAAM”
The next Grade2XL webinar will be on 24 February fromt 13:00 to 14:00 CET. Don’t miss this unique opportunity to make your technological watch! Registration is free but mandatory.
New PhD openings at M2i
Within the NWO Perspectief Programs Circular Circuits and SUBLIME are new vacancies open for application.
M2i – Conference Meeting Materials December 2022- looking back!
We are looking back at a successful conference with a total of more than 300 participants from universities, funding agencies and industry on both days.
Grade2XL AM Challenge – December 2022
During the annual Meeting Materials conference of 13 December 2022, organized by M2i, Grade2XL held its third open Additive Manufacturing Challenge. For the Grade2XL contest we challenged engineers and researchers to design a novel, multi-material product that can be printed with wire arc additive manufacturing (WAAM). The expert jury had a tough job judging all the designs that were submitted.
National Growth fund proposal – round 3: Steel for Sustainability
The Steel for Sustainability growth fund proposal aims to change the full value chain of iron/steel products. This chain is currently not sustainable and must improve.
M2i & 4TU.HTM Business Awareness Course
The business awareness course of M2i and 4TU.HTM, to be held on 8, 9 and 10 February 2023, is aimed at PhD students and post-doctoral researchers in the later stages to prepare them for their future career in industry or academia.
Third Grade2XL webinar: “Manufacturing for sustainability”
The third Grade2XL webinar will be on 7th of October at 13:00, this time the topic is “Manufacturing for sustainability”. During the 3rd Grade2XL webinar the two speakers, Prof. Ciprian Cimpan (University of Southern Denmark) and Valentina Pusateri (Denmark Technical University), will talk about the contribution of WAAM to the sustainability of the metal manufacturing sector based on Life Cycle Assessment, Life Cycle Costing and Circular Economy. More information and registration.
Additive Manufacturing Challenge: Application opens 1st of September
During the annual conference Meeting Materials, taking place on 13 December 2022, the Grade2XL project will organize an Additive Manufacturing Challenge for students, researchers and engineers in the field of Aerospace, Architecture, Design, Maritime, Materials, Mechanical, a.o. as part of the Grade2XL project. We therefore challenge you to design a novel product, to be printed with wire arc additive manufacturing (WAAM).
Forming Technology Forum 2022 at the University of Twente
The 13th Forming Technology Forum will take place on 21 and 22 September 2022 at the University of Twente, focusing on the impact of global sustainability goals on forming technologies.
European Corrosion Medal 2022 awarded to Arjan Mol
Arjan Mol, Professor of Corrosion Technology and Electrochemistry at Delft University of Technology’s Department of Materials Science and Engineering and Scientific Director of the 4TU.Centre High-Tech Materials, has been awarded the prestigious European Corrosion Medal 2022 for his work on corrosion.
Bessemer Gold Medal Award for Professor Rob Boom
We are proud to announce that professor emeritus Rob Boom from the Department of Materials Science and Engineering of TU Delft has been awarded the Bessemer Gold Medal for his outstanding services to the steel industry.
New Perspectief Program Granted: DEPMAT
NWO granted the program Data Enhanced Physical models to reduce Materials use (DEPMAT) under the Perspectief call 2020. This 5-years research program will be led by Prof. dr. ir. Ton van den Boogaard of University of Twente and involves 3 technical universities in the Netherlands and 5 industrial partners. M2i will be responsible for the management of this program.
New Perspectief Program Granted: Circular Circuits
NWO granted the program Circular Circuits under the Perspectief call 2020. This 5-years research program will focus on the design of next generation electronics for a circular economy and be led by Prof. dr. Arnold Tukker of Leiden University. The project involves 11 universities and research institutes and 17 industrial partners. M2i will be responsible for the management of this program.
A successful kick-off meeting marks the start of the ENLIGHTEN Project
Funded by the Perspectief Initiative from NWO, the ENLIGHTEN project (Enabling Integrated Lightweight Structures in High-Volumes) ultimately aims to provide solutions for sustainable transport.
M2i project enters the INTERREG 2 Seas Project Video Awards 2022 Competition
The M2i project QUALIFY (Enabling Qualification of Hybrid Structures for Lightweight and Safe Maritime Transport), a cross-border collaborative project co-funded by the INTERREG 2Seas Mers Zeeën Programme, has entered the 2 Seas Project Video Awards 2022 competition.
Second Grade2XL webinar: “Code Case 3020 for additive manufacturing”
The second Grade2XL webinar will be on 24th of June at 14:00, this time the topic is “Code Case 3020 for additive manufacturing”. During the 2nd Grade2XL webinar the two speakers Mark Douglass and Pallav Chattopadhyay from Lincoln Electric will give an overview of the ASME Code Case 3020. This is the opportunity to learn more about its concrete application as part of a large study using this methodology and to take advantage of best practices. More information and registration.
The Grade2XL project partners meet in Nantes
On 18-19 May 2022, Naval Group hosted the Grade2XL partners in Nantes for a 2-day meeting mixing project review sessions and industrial visits. The event gathered 30 onsite participants and 8 online attendees, offering a great opportunity to review the project’s progress and discuss the next technical developments.
First dissemination webinar on WAAM towards European professionals by Grade2XL Project
Keep updated with the latest technological developments! Book you first Friday of each month to attend cross-disciplinary topics related to Wire-Arc Additive Manufacturing (WAAM). Enjoy your lunch while you get the latest insights from the leaders of the European research and manufacturing community.
Meet the winners of the Grade2XL Design Contest
During the annual Meeting Materials conference of 5 April, organized by M2i, Grade2XL held its second open Additive Manufacturing Design Contest for young engineers. Normally the Meeting Materials conference takes place in December, but due to COVID-19 the December 2021 conference was postponed until April 2022. For the Grade2XL contest we challenged young professionals and researchers to design a novel, multi-material product that can be printed with wire arc additive manufacturing (WAAM). The expert jury had a tough job judging all the designs that were submitted, The winning team will see their idea being realized.
M2i – Conference Meeting Materials April 2022- looking back!
We look back at a successful conference with a total of 210 participants on both days. Due to COVID-19 the December 2021 conference was posponed until April 2022. We aimed for a live conference and we achieved that goal!
3DMed project final event
On 29 March, the Interreg 2Seas project 3DMed will be concluded with its final event. Within the project the consortium has advanced the state-of-the-art of 3D printing technologies for medical applications and streamlined the integration through a software aided workflow.
M2i – Conference Meeting Materials April 2022- registration is open now!
Registration for the M2i Conference Meeting Materials on 5 April 2022 is open now.
Deadline postponed: Design Contest for Young Engineers April 2022
The annual conference M2i Meeting Materials, will host an open Additive Manufacturing Design Contest for young engineers. Due to the growing numbers of infections end November and the Dutch Covid-19 measures that were inforced on Saturday 13 November 2021, the conference will be postponed from 14 December to 5 April 2022. This means the Additive Manufacturing Design Contest deadline for submission will be postponed from 19 November 2021 to 24 February 2022 .