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Invited Lectures( in alphabetical order)

Key Notes

Li Jingzhen

Newest progress of ultra-high speed imaging applied to detonation physics and Condensed Matter Physics

Prof. Li Jingzhen, supervisor of a Ph.D. student, Vice President of Committee for Optical Testing of COS and Vice President of Committee for High Speed Imaging and Photonics of COS, graduated from Tsinghua University, and from post graduate school, Academia Sinica, and transferred from Xian Institute of Optics and Precision Mechanics, Academia Sinica, to Shenzhen University. He has been studying high speed imaging and photonics for a long time. Now, his main research interests involve in some kinds of extremely-high speed imaging with tubeless, rotating mirror cameras, especially, all-optical imaging with atom-time scale. So far he has published more than 200 papers and 10 books about optics, laser and high speed imaging, and won six national awards and twelve provincial awards.

Invited Oral Presentations

Adam Wiśniewski

Passive, Reactive and Hybrid Armours for Protection of Moving Subjects

Adam Wiśniewski is a professor of Military Institute of Armament Technology (MIAT) in Zielonka, Poland. He is a member of scientific committees, Academy of Engineering in Poland and a member of the Association of European Research Establishments in Aeronautics (EREA). His field of expertise and long-term scientific experience include: armours – passive, reactive and passive-reactive for non-armoured objects (cars, helicopters), light fighting (armoured) vehicles (LFV), heavy armoured vehicles (tanks) protected ; ammunition (one-warhead and tandem shaped charges); integrated fuses; material engineering, etc.

Alexey Yu. Smolin

Multiscale simulation of advanced materials and processing using particles

Alexey Yu. Smolin is the doctor of national science of Russia

and the Principal Scientist in Laboratory of Computer-Aided Design of Materials and Institute of Strength Physics and Materials Science of Siberian Branch of Russian Academy of Sciences. His research interests include 3D multiscale simulation of mechanical properties of porous ceramics and behaviour of composites in friction using MCA method,numerical simulation in solid mechanics using discrete elements and finite elements,mechanical behavior of advanced materials and coatings,porous ceramics, biomaterials, metal-ceramic composites,physical chemistry, solid-state synthesis under shock wave loading.

Boris E. Fridman

Large Capacitive Energy Storages and Transients in Their Discharge Circuits

Boris E. Fridman is the doctor of national science of Russia. He is the Principal Scientist of D.V. Efremov Scientific Research Institute of Electrophysical Apparatus and a professor of Saint-Petersburg State University of Aerospace Instrumentation. He mainly engaged in development and research of heavy current and large power pulsed systems, development of the I&C for ITER heavy current commutation systems and other field.

Frederik Mostert

Challenges In Blast Protection Research

Frederik Mostert is the principal scientist of Defence Peace Safety and Security,CSIR. Current research areas include explosive device mechanisms, blast and protection against the effect of explosive devices. Dr Mostert has participated in a number of major rocket and missile sub-system design programs in the past and has generated over 50 international peer reviewed and conference publications.
Several tributes have been awarded to him during his career, among which are the best paper award in the shaped charge category at the 20th International Symposium on Ballistics, as well as the DPSS directors and research impact awards. He was also guest speaker at the 8th International Conference on Special Topics in Chemical Propulsion and invited speaker at the 49th Annual South African Institute of Physics meeting.

Ing. Hans Wallin

Implementation of International Ammunition Technical Guidelines

Ing. Hans Wallin is the Project Director Explosives Engineering in Cesium AB, member of the UN SaferGuard Strategic Coordination Group and the board member The Swedish Section for Detonics and Combustion affiliated with The Combustion Institute.

Li Baoming

Analysis and Discussion on Launching Mechanism and Tactical Electromagnetic Railgun Technology

Li Baoming is the Principal scientist of China Academy of Ordnance Science . He is the Director of the National Key Laboratory of Transient Physics , the Director of the International Ballistics Society and Chairman of its Publications Committee. His main research interests are on hypervelocity launching, hypervelocity flight, hypervelocity impact, plasma physics, pulsed power system, applied electromagnetic, thermal physics and transient measurement and test.

Luigi T. De Luca

Overview of Nanoenergetic Ingredients for Solid Rocket Propulsion

Luigi T. DeLuca is the professor of Aerospace Propulsion at Politecnico di Milano in Milan, Italy. In 1976, he got his Ph.D. Aerospace and Mechanical Sciences in Princeton University under the supervision of Prof. Martin Summerfield. As for his working experience, he was the visiting professor of Nanjing University of Science and Technology during 2017 spring semester and 2015 fall semester. In addition, he worked at Brain Pool Program Korean Government during 2015 spring semester.

Nicolas Eches

An overview of the history and technologies of APFSDS ammunition

Nicolas Eches is a former military engineer, graduated from the « Ecole Nationale d’Ingénieurs des Etudes et Techniques d’Armement ». He made all of his career within the same company (whose successive names were : GIAT, Giat Industries and eventually Nexter Munitions) beginning as a development engineer on 105 and 120 mm APFSDS. He was also in charge of the 140 mm Future Tank Main Armament ammunition project.
He then focused his works on a more diverse expertise, dealing with transient dynamics phenomena, with two main topics of interest : launch dynamics (survivability of projectiles and their components, gun and ammunition interactions) and terminal ballistics of kinetic Energy penetrators.
He is currently in charge of the Structural Dynamics Analysis department at Nexter Munitions

Victor P.W. SHIM

Response of Fabric-Metal Assemblies to Projectile Impact

Victor Shim is a Professor of Mechanical Engineering at the National University of Singapore (NUS). He obtained his Bachelor’s, Master’s and PhD degrees respectively from the University of Auckland (New Zealand), NUS, and Cambridge University. His current research interests include dynamic material behaviour, constitutive modelling, deformation of cellular materials and 3-D printed structures, penetration of high-strength fabrics, and impact on protective structures. He established the Impact Mechanics Laboratory at NUS and is an Associate Editor of the International Journal of Impact Engineering. He currently also serves as an Associate Vice-President of NUS.

Xiao Chuan

The Research of Energy-released Process of Aluminized Explosives

Xiao Chuan is the Principal Scientist in China Ordnance and the Chief Engineer of the North Group. His research is on energetic materials and explosion damage techniques. Presently he is Principal Scientist in China Ordnance and Chief Engineer of the North Group.

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