Plenary Speakers

ICAMEM2019 are sincerely inviting plenary speakers! Joining as one of the plenary speakers in ICAMEM2019, you can attend this conference for free, including the conference documents, lunch, banquet, present, and coffee break during the conference. If you would like to join us, please send us your CV by email: cfp@icamem.org
ICAMEM Past Plenary speaker
Ass. Prof.LAU, Denvid


Ass. Prof.LAU, Denvid
City University of Hong Kong

Denvid obtained his Bachelor degree with first class honors and Master degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Hong Kong (HKU) in 2004 and 2006 respectively, and got his second Master degree from the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in 2009. He then received his Ph.D. in the field of structures and materials from MIT in 2012. Prior to joining the City University of Hong Kong as an assistant professor in August 2012, he worked as a postdoctoral associate at MIT. Denvid got various awards and scholarships during his undergraduate and graduate studies including the Croucher Foundation Scholarship (2006‐2009) and the Marvin E. Goody Award (2007). He was named as one of the Harvey Fellows in 2011. His research focuses on the multiscale modeling of organic‐inorganic system, moisture‐induced debonding, durability of concrete‐epoxy system and fiber‐reinforced polymer (FRP) composites in structural rehabilitation. To date, Denvid has attracted over HK$9 million fund in total for research and teaching development. He is currently the editorial board member of several international journals including Composites Part B: Engineering, which ranks top 5% in Engineering Multidisciplinary category in ISI. He has published more than 80 referred journal and conference articles and has delivered more than 25 invited talks around the world. Recently, Denvid has been nominated and selected as a Founding Member of the Young Academy of Sciences of Hong Kong (YASHK).

Multiscale modeling of Chitin‐based Materials

Prof. Katsuyuki Kida


Prof. Katsuyuki Kida (Ph.D, Dr. Eng.)
University of Toyama, Solid Mechanics Laboratory

Prof. Katsuyuki Kida was born in 1968 in Osaka, where from 1988 he studied mechanical engineering at Osaka University. Apart from course work, he studied rolling contact fatigue (RCF) occurring in TiC and TiN coated steels using both X-ray diffraction and scanning acoustic microscopy. After graduation he pursued his academic career and completed a Ph.D. course in engineering mechanics in 2000, investigating RCF problems of all-Si3N4 bearings. By observing cracking and flaking failure under RCF, he succeeded in explaining the material`s features from the viewpoint of fracture mechanics. From 2000 he focused his work on investigating the contact problems of elements used in automobiles such as high-pressure pump of new type diesel engines. He has also continued the fundamental research on contact problems, which received 'The Best Paper Prize (FFEMS PRIZE)' from 'Fatigue & Fracture of Engineering Materials & Structures' journal in 2005 and 'AML-Scientist Award' from 'Advanced Materials Letters' journal in 2011. The awarded papers reported establishing a crack growth mechanism under contact pressure, a problem that had not been solved for over 70 years since S. Way's theory. Prof. Kida has been honored with prestigious 'IAAM Medal' of year 2013 for notable and outstanding research in the field of materials science & technology at 'Advanced Materials World Congress (AMWC 2013, Cesme, Turkey, 16-19 September, 2013)' from International Association of Advanced Materials. His research interests now include the development of three dimensional scanning Hall-probe microscope technologies, fatigue phenomena in polymer bearing, crack growth mechanism under contact stresses and refinement of high-carbon steels. He holds and has held a number of prestigious leadership roles In academy-industry corroboration programs : refinement of steels, new joint system in humanoid robots and fatigue of polymer bearing in "Strategic Fundamental Technologies Strengthening Assistance Programs" (Ministry of Economics, Trade and Industry, Japan, 2009-2013); scanning Hall-probe microscopy in "Fundamental Studies on Technologies for Steel Materials with Enhanced Strength and Functions" (Consortium of the JRCM, Japan, 2008-2012); and ceramic bearing elements in the project supported by "Japanese Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization" (NEDO, Japan, 2007-2011)."

Scanning Hall probe microscopy for stress concentration of steels


Prof. Katsuyuki Kida (Ph.D, Dr. Eng.)
University of Toyama, Solid Mechanics Laboratory