Keynote Speaker

November 27-30, 2019 |  Osaka, Japan  

Prof. Mohd Hamdi Abdul Shukor
University of Malaya, Malaysia

Biography: Mohd Hamdi bin Abd Shukor received his B.Eng. (Mechanical), with Honours from Imperial College London and his M.Sc. In Advanced Manufacturing Technology & System Management from University of Manchester Institute of Science & Technology (UMIST). His Doctoral study was in the field of thin film coating for biomedical applications for which he was conferred Dr. Eng by Kyoto University. He is a Fellow of the Institution of Mechanical Engineering, UK, and a professional engineer registered with the Board of Engineers Malaysia. Prof Hamdi has devoted his career in nurturing research and innovation and has mentored over 130 postgraduate students, particularly in the field of machining, materials processing and biomaterials. He has authored more than 160 ISI journals and h-index of 26. He is also a director and founder of the Centre of Advanced Manufacturing & Materials Processing (AMMP Centre), in which has grown from modest-size team of researchers and engineers to an interdisciplinary research hub. Prof Hamdi has obtained recognition from various international and local organizations.

Invited Speakers

Assoc. Prof. Mikio Ito
Osaka University, Japan

Mikio Ito is associate professor of Materials Science and Engineering at Osaka University, Japan. Professor Ito obtained his master’s(1994) and Doctor’s degrees(1997) in Engineering from Osaka University. His research focuses on development of materials processing, mainly powder processing, for functional materials with excellent performances, such as hard magnetic materials, thermoelectric materials etc. So far, he has produced nearly 140 publications. His resent research also focuses on SPS processing, and he is trying to clarify the effects of directly applied current sintering using SPS on densification behaviors of metal and ceramic powders.


Prof. Alexander Pesin
Nosov Magnitogorsk State Technical University, Russia

Biography: Alexander Pesin received his Ph.D degree from Nosov Magnitogorsk Institute of Mining and Metallurgy in 2003. Currently, he working as a professor in Nosov Magnitogorsk State Technical University. From 2013 up to now, he serves as the director of “ChermetInformSystems” LLC, an enterprise established under the auspices of Nosov Magnitogorsk State Technical University, Russia. And since 2018, he is also the deputy head of Mechanics of Gradient Nanomaterials laboratory of Nosov Magnitogorsk State Technical University. Since 1982, he has published more than 350 scientific papers, including 12 monographs and study guides, and 110 copyright certificates and patents of invention.