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Shen Ruiqi，Nanjing University of Science and Technology，China
Michael Gozin，Tel Aviv University，Israel
This session is dedicated to the state-of-the-art and future needs in a number of areas extending from the classical applications of energetic materials (propellants, explosives, munitions, pyrotechnics, and gas generators) to the collateral areas of unconventional applications and energetic materials Life-Cycle Management. Prospective new energetic materials and new concepts will be discussed as well as practical problems related to quality control, aging, hazards, impact, disposal, and remediation of the energetic materials, in use today or in the near future, for space exploration or defence. Contributions are sought regarding every kind of energetic materials applications, with particular attention to green chemistry and technology for all issues involving their manufacture and use. In the area of chemical propulsions (including solid, liquid, hybrid, and gel propellants) the focus will be on chlorine elimination and mitigation of pollution in its multiple aspects.Harmless processing of retired ammunition and utilization of renewable resources of energetic materials. Of course, performance, safety, and cost remain the primary objectives for all users.
Explosion & Impact，including Armour & Protection
Chen Pengwan，Beijing Institute of Technology，China
Daniel Rittel，Technion—Israel Institute of Technology，Israel
Chen Xiaowei，Beijing Institute of Technology，China
This section is related to the response of structures, bodies and materials subjected to impact and blast events, especially including armour and protection design. The following general topics are specified:
Structural impact and failure
Energy absorbing systems
Blast loading and its effects on structures
Hazards assessments, safety and protection involving impact and blast loading
Testing/measurement techniques coupled with application
Hypervelocity launchers and impact
Novel Manufacturing Processes and Management (includes Additive Manufacturing, 3D Printing, Metals with Nanostructures, Casting Technology）
Tian Xiaoyong，Xi'an Jiaotong University，China
Adam Wisniewski，Military Institute of Armament Technology (MIAT)，Poland
Xu Hong, North University of China, China Ordnance Industry Additive Manufacturing Technology Innovation Center, China
Zhu Weijun, Beihang University, China
This session is to provide a forum for researchers in novel manufacturing processes and management to share the latest progress and establish cooperation, which welcomes new research results from academia and industry. This session is dedicated to the state-of-the-art and future needs in a number of areas related to the novel manufacturing processes and management, including but not limited to additive manufacturing and 3D printing, micro/nano-fabrication with metals, and precision casting technologies, as well as production management. Innovative processes and applications related to defence technologies will be discussed in this session. Related supporting technologies, such as innovative structure design, new materials, software, will be covered. Prospective researches on 3D printing in/for space, in-situ fabrication and resource utilization are welcome.
Shao Zhufeng, Tsinghua University, China
Marco Ceccarelli, University of Roma Tor Vergata Italy, Italy
Su Bo, China North Vehicle Research Institute, China
Qi Feng, Shenyang Institute of Automation Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
This session is to provide a forum for researchers in autonomous technology and robotics to share the latest progress and establish cooperation,which welcomes new research results from academia and industry. This session is dedicated to the state-of-the-art and future needs in a number of areas related to the Autonomous Technology, including but not limited to Robotics, Design, Dynamics, Control and Sensors. Tendon/wire mechanisms, cable robots, parallel manipulators, soft robots, mobile robots, and marine robots in use today or in the near future for industry or defence will be discussed. Supporting technologies of autonomy, such as optimal design, dynamic analysis, control method, trajectory planning, and sensors, will be covered. Prospective research on prosthetics and exoskeletons, rehabilitation, haptics, and haptic interfaces, human-robot interaction is welcome.
Application of Composite Materials
Ye Hong，University of Science and Technology of China，China
Alexey Smolin，Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences，Russia
This session is dedicated to the state-of-the-art and future needs of composites including (but not limited to) structural, polymer, nano, metal matrix and ceramic matrix composites related to defence technology or defence industries (such as automotive, aerospace, marine and infrastructure industries). The topics of interest include but not limited to
Physical, chemical, mechanical and other properties of advanced composites as well as their constituent materials.
Experimental and theoretical studies relating microscopic structure to macroscopic behavior.
Testing and evaluation with emphasis on reliability or defence performance.
Novel techniques of fabricating various types of composites and of forming structural components utilizing these materials.
Design and analysis for defence applications.
Directed Energy and Pulsed Power
Li Baoming, Nanjing University of Science and Technology, China
Irwin L. Singer, Singer Triboscience, USA
Li Wei, China South Industries Group Corporation, China
Wang Hongtao, Zhejiang University, China
This session is dedicated to the state-of-the-art and future needs in a number of areas related to the Autonomous Technology, including but not limited to Electromagnetic launch technology, High power microwaves, Directed energy technology, Power conditioning and energy storage, Advanced electrically powered combat vehicles，System analysis and integration，Materials and Computational techniques in use today or in the near future for industry or defence will be discussed.
Modelling & Simulation in Defence Science & Technology
Chen Jun, Institute of Applied Physics and Computational Mathematics, China
Shaker Meguid, University of Toronto, Canada
Liu Yan, Tsinghua University, China
This session is to provide a forum for modelling and simulation in area of defence science and technology, to share and discuss current research and advances and visions for the future. The main topics will focus on computational modelling and advances on simulation methods, such as Molecular Dynamics Method, Phase Field Method, Mesh-Free Method, Finite Element Method and Other Novel Methods, as well as their multiscale coupling technologies. We will also be interested in advances on simulation and modelling for Material Damage under Loading, advances on numerical simulations for the Material Properties, etc.
Photoelectronic Information Technology
Hao Qun，Beijing Institute of Technology，China
Nikolai Vladimirovich Lysenko, Saint Petersburg Electrotechnical University, Russia
This section offers an excellent forum for exchanging information on the current state of the art, advances, and future directions in the field of optical devices, systems and their applications for national defense. The main topics will focus on technology development on optical systems design, optical measurement and inspection, infrared technology and applications, laser technology and applications, image sensing technologies (materials, devices, systems, and applications), computational imaging, three-dimensional imaging and related technologies, unmanned system and artificial intelligence, real-time image processing and deep learning, pattern recognition and tracking, image analysis algorithms.
Other Defence Technologies
Clive Woodley，Imperial College London，UK
Other Defence Technologies includes any research paper related to defence science and technology which does not fall within the scopes of the other technical areas.