Key Note Speakers

Sl. No. Name of the Speaker Affiliation
Raw Materials: Mining, Processing
1 Dr. Pradip Tata Research Development and Design Centre, TCS, Pune, India
2 Mr. Atul K. Bhatnagar Chief Natural Resources Division, Tata Steel, India
3 Prof. Sumantra Bhattacharya Dept. Of Fuel & Mineral Engg., IIT(ISM) Dhanbad, India
4 Prof. S. Komar Kawatra Department of Chemical Engineering, Michigan Technological University, Houghton, USA
Iron Making: Agglomeration, Coke making, Blast Furnace & Alternative Iron Making
1 Prof R.Venugopal IIT (ISM), Dhanbad, India
2 Dr. Serji Nomura GM, Nippon Steel, Japan
3 Dr. Liming Lu CSIRO Mineral Resources, Australia
4 Prof. Sung – Mo Jung Graduate Institute of Ferrous Technology (GIFT), Pohang University of Science and Technology, Pohang, Korea
5 Prof. R. C. Gupta IIT BHU, Varanasi, India
6 Mr N D Rao President Pellet Manufacturing Association of India, India
7 Prof. G G Roy IIT Kharagpur, India
8 Mr Ashok Kumar Chief Technology Officer (Process Technology), Tata Steel, India
9 Mr Uttam Singh Vice President (Iron Making), Tata Steel, India
Steelmaking: HM treatment,BOF, EAF, Inclusions & Quality, Secondary Steelmaking & Continuous Casting
1 Prof. Lifeng Zhang University of Science and Technology Beijing (USTB),China
2 Prof. In – Ho Jung McGill University, Montreal, Canada
3 Prof. I. L. Sohn Yonsei University, Korea
4 Prof. Jung Wook Cho Postech, Korea
5 Prof. Miaoyong Zhu School of Metallurgical Engg., North Eastern University, Shenyang, China
6 Chenxi  JI Principal Engineer Continuous Casting),  Research Institute of Technology, Shougang Group Co.
7 Prof. Noritaka Saito Kyushu University, Japan
8 Mr Dirk van-der plas Tata Steel Europe, The Netheralands
9 Prof. Youn – Bae Kang POSTECH, GIFT, Korea
10 Prof. Kinnor Chattopadhyay Materials Science & Engg, University of Toronto, Canada
11 Mr Yasuo Kishimoto JFE Steel Corporation, Japan
12 Dr Rama B Mahapatra Castrip, LLC, Nucor Corp, USA
13 Mr Aart Overbosch Tata Steel Europe. The Netherland
14 Prof A. K. Singh IIT Kanpur, India
15 Mr A V Ratnaprasad Sr VP( Steel ), JSW Steel, India
16 Dr K Muraleedharan Director, Central Glass & Ceramic Research Institute, Kolkata, India
Hot & Cold Rolling
1 Prof. Kang Yonglin University of Science and Technology Beijing (USTB),China
2 Dr. Hyeong – Jin Kim Gr. Leader / General Manager, Hyundai Steel Company, Korea
3 Mr Jochem Groot TSE, The Netherland
4 Mr Koji Emori Director / General Manager, M/s Nippon Steel & Simekin Rolls Corporation, Japan
Physical Metallurgy of Steel
1  Prof. Kip O. Findley George S. Ansell Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Colorado School of Mines, US
2 Prof. Emmanuel De Moor George S. Ansell Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Colorado School of Mines, US
3 Prof.Matthias Militzer Department of Materials Engineering, Vancouver, Canada
4 Prof. Heung Nam Han Seoul National University, Korea
5 Prof. Jer-Ren Yang Distinguished Professor, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, National Taiwan University, Taiwan
6 Prof Debdulal Das IIEST Shibpur  Howrah India
7 Prof. S. B. Singh IIT Kharagpur, India
8 Prof Indra Dev Samajdar IIT Bombay, India
Customer Processing: Forming, Welding & Joining
1 Prof Shoichi Nambu Tokyo University, Japan
2 Prof. Jianguo Lin Imperial College, London, UK
3 Prof. K. Narasimhan IIT Bombay, India
4 Prof. Myoung – Gyu Lee Koua University , Seoul, Korea
5 Prof. (Mrs.) Gee Seon Bang Dept. of Welding & Joining Science Engg., Chosun University, Korea
6 Prof Venkat Reddy IIT Hyderabad, India
7 Dr G Padmanabham Director ARCI, India
8 Dr Janaki Ram Associate Prof., IIT Madras, India
Surface Treatment & Corrosion
1 Prof. V. S. Raja IIT Bombay, India
2 Dr Frank E Goodwin Director, Technology & Market Development, International Zinc Association, USA
3 Mr Dubois Michel CMI Group, Belgium
4 Dr Hiroshi Takebayashi Nippon steel and Summitomo Metal Corporation, Japan
5 Mr Hans van der Weijde Tata Steel Europe, The Netherland
6 Dr. Debashish Bhattacharjee VP, New Materials Business, Tata Steel, India
7  Dr Girdhari Kumar Head AT – PD IMEA, Metal and Coil SU Global, Henkel Adhesive Technologies, Navi Mumbai, India
8 Dr Suman Mishra NML, Jamshedpur, India
Steel Products and Uses of Steel
1 Dr. Naoki Yoshinaga Nippon steel and Summitomo Metal Corporation, Japan
2 Dr Surya Kumar Singh Business Development Director, British Steel, UK
Environmental Engineering & Waste Utilization
1 Dr. Hitoshi Dohnomae Environment Research Lab.,  Nippon steel and Summitomo Metal Corporation, Japan
2 Dr Yiannis Pontikes Katholic University, leuven, Belgium
3 Mr Sangeet Jain Director, Lanza Tech, Gurgaon , Haryana, India
4 Dr. Jothi Basu Seetharaman EcoLab Technology Center, NALCO, Pune, India
5 Dr V Sivasubramanian Director, Phycospectrum Environmental Research Institute, Chennai , India
6 Mr. Bernard Vanderheyden CRM Belgium
7 Mr Soumik Chakraborty GE (Power), India
8 Hans Kobesen Tata Steel Europe, Netherlands
Automation & Instrumentation
1 Mr. Victor Tusset CRM Belgium
2 Mr Gangadhar Krishnamoorthy  Director-Business Advisory Services, Ernst & Young LLP, India
3 Mr Atanu Mukherjee President, MN Dastur & Company Pvt. Ltd. , Kolkata, India