2022 Conference

The programme 2022 will be constructed based on the papers received and accepted. Meanwhile, browse the programme of 3rd edition of SteelyHydrogen conference 2018 below.


  • 15 March 2021

  • 30 September 2021

  • 30 November 2021

  • 01 June 2022

  • 11 October 2022

  • Call for papers

  • Deadline abstract submission

  • Notification of acceptance

  • Full paper submission for oral or poster contribution

  • Conference proceedings available for registered participants

Check submission guidelines

Conference topic categories

  • Hydrogen embrittlement: effect of hydrogen on mechanical properties

    • Aqueous environment
    • Gas environment
    • HIC & Stress Sulphide Cracking (SSC)
    • Metallurgical influences
    • Mitigation actions (microstructural design, coatings, etc.)
    • Mechanisms
  • Modelling the hydrogen-metal interactions and/or the hydrogen embrittlement from atomic to meso-scale

  • Advanced methods to characterise hydrogen

  • Hydrogen-metal interactions: hydrogen activity, diffusion, trapping, etc.

  • Surfaces and coatings for metallic substrates in hydrogen environment

  • Industrial hydrogen challenges

  • Future material challenges for hydrogen applications

  • Other

Programme 2018

08:00 – 08:30 Registration
08:30 – 08:40 Welcome
Session 1: Hydrogen embrittlement in steels for automotive industry (1), chaired by Mr Narayan Pottore
08:40 – 09:10
Keynote speech
A01 Hydrogen embrittlement resistance evaluation of advanced high strength steel for automotive applications

Mr Clemens Bergmann (1), Mr Klemens Mraczek (2), Mr Benjamin Kröger (3), Mr Thierry Sturel (4), Mr Jens Jürgensen (5), Mr Yuriy Yagodzinskyy (6), Mrs Xiaofei Guo (7), Mr Flavien Vucko (8), Mr Matthias Kuhlmann (9), Mr Sebastian Veith (1), Mr Michael Pohl (5)

(1) BMW Group, Germany;(2) voestalpine Stahl GmbH, Austria;(3) STZ Werkstoffe Korrosion & Korrosionsschutz GmbH, Germany;(4)ArcelorMittal Europe;(5) Ruhr-University Bochum, Germany;(6) Aalto University, Finland;(7) RWTH Aachen University, German;(8) Institut de la Corrosion , France;(9) Otto-von-Guericke-Universität Magdeburg, Germany

09:10 – 09:30 A02 A step towards numerical evaluation of the local hydrogen susceptibility of punched and cold-formed advanced high strength steel (AHSS) sheets

Andreas Drexler*(1), Werner Ecker(1), Klemens Mraczek(2), Nicholas Winzer(3), Valentin Kokotin(3), Gregor Manke(4), Clemens Bergmann(5)

(1) Materials Center Leoben Forschung GmbH, Austria;(2) voestalpine Stahl GmbH, Austria;(3) ThyssenKrupp Steel Europe AG, Germany;(4) Ruhr-University Bochum, Germany;(5) BMW Group, Germany

09:30 – 09:50 A03 TDS study of deuterium distribution in 3rd generation high strength steels as a function of charging conditions and cold rolling

A. Pushparasah(1),(4), F. Martin(1), Q. Auzoux(1), T. Dieudonné(2), S. Cobo(2), L. Moli Sanchez(3), K. Wolski(4)

1) DEN-Service de la Corrosion et du Comportement des Matériaux dans leur Environnement (SCCME), CEA, Université Paris-Saclay, F-91191, Gif-sur-Yvette, France
2) ArcelorMittal Global Research and Development Maizières Automotive Product, Voie Romaine, F-57280 Maizières-lès-Metz, France
3) ArcelorMittal Global Research and Development Gent, OCAS NV, Pres. J.F. Kennedylaan 3, B-9060 Zelzate, Belgium
4) Ecole des Mines de Saint-Etienne, 158 Cours Fauriel, F-42023 Saint-Etienne, France

 09:50 – 10:10 A04 Hydrogen-assisted low-cycle fatigue of advanced high strength steels

Nicholas Winzer, Richard Thiessen, Roland Sebald, Hans Peter Schmitz

thyssenkrupp Steel Europe, Kaiser-Wilhelm-Straße 100, 47166 Duisburg, Germany

10:10 – 10:50 Coffee break + poster installation
Session 2: Hydrogen embrittlement in stainless steels, chaired by Mrs Vidgis Olden
10:50 – 11:10 B01 Influence of Retained Austenite on the Hydrogen Diffusion in Martensitic-Ferritic Stainless Steel

D.C.S. Garcia 1,2*, R. N. Carvalho 1, V. F. C. Lins 2, D.S. dos Santos 3, J. D. Ardisson 4

1 Vallourec Soluções Tubulares do Brail, Olinto Meireles Avenue 65, Zip Code: 30640-010, Belo Horizonte, Brazil.
2 Chemical Engineering Department, Federal University of Minas Gerais, Antonio Carlos Avenue 6627, Zip Code 31270901, Belo Horizonte, Brazil
3 Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, PEMM/COPPE/UFRJ, PO-BOX 68505, 21941-972 RJ, Brazil
4 Centro de Desenvolvimento da Tecnologia Nuclear, Antonio Carlos Avenue 6627, Zip Code 31270-010, Belo Horizonte Brazil.

11:10 – 11:40 B02 Hydrogen-assisted fracture of additively manufactured austenitic stainless steels

Chris San Marchi, Joshua D. Sugar, Dorian K. Balch

Sandia National Laboratories, Livermore CA, USA

11:40 – 13:00 Poster presentation session
13.00 – 14:30 Lunch & poster tour of De Centrale
Session 3: Hydrogen embrittlement in titanium alloys, chaired by Mr John Scully
14:30 – 14:50 C01 Stress-induced corrosion of titanium alloys under partial hydrogen pressure

Nicolas CRETON(1), Tony MONTESIN(1), Elise DELOYE(2), Vincent DUQUESNES(1)

(1) Laboratoire Interdisciplinaire Carnot de Bourgogne, UMR 6303 CNRS/UBFC ; 9 Avenue Alain Savary, BP47870 ; 21078 Dijon Cedex, France;(2) NEOTISS ; Rue Marthe Paris ; 21150 Venarey-les-Laumes, France

14:50 – 15:10 C02 Hydrogen impact on the mechanical properties of three titanium alloys

Quentin Bignon 1,2, Frantz Martin 1, Quentin Auzoux 1, Yves Wouters 2

1 Den-Service de la Corrosion et du Comportement des Matériaux dans leur Environnement (SCCME), CEA, Université Paris-Saclay, F-91191, Gif-sur-Yvette, France
2 Université Grenoble Alpes, SIMaP, F-38402 Saint Martin d’Hères, France

15:10 – 15:30 C03 Direct Observation of Hydrogen in Ti Alloys by Atom Probe Tomography

Yanhong Chang 1, Andrew J. Breen 1, Zahra Tarzimoghadam 1, Philipp Kürnsteiner 1, Hazel Gardner 2, Abigail Ackerman 3, Anna Radecka 4, Paul A. J. Bagot 2, Wenjun Lu 1, Eric A. Jägle 1, Michael Herbig 1, Leigh T. Stephenson 1, Michael P. Moody 2, David Rugg 4, David Dye 3, Dirk Ponge 1, Dierk Raabe 1, Baptiste Gault 1

1 Max-Planck-Institut für Eisenforschung GmbH, Max-Planck-Straße 1, 40237, Düsseldorf, Germany.
2 Department of Materials, University of Oxford, Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3PH, United Kingdom.
3 Department of Materials, Royal School of Mines, Imperial College, Prince Consort Road, South Kensington, London, United Kingdom.
4 Rolls Royce plc. PO Box 31, Derby, United Kingdom.

15:30 – 15:50 C04 Hydrogen entry into titanium alloys in seawater applications

F. Vucko, N. Larché, D. Thierry

Institut de la Corrosion, Brest, France

16:00 – 18:30 Conference drink  in the poster area at De Centrale
Session 4: Hydrogen embrittlement in steels for automotive industry (2), chaired by Mr Kip Findley
08:30 – 09:00
Keynote speech
D01 Hydogen and advanced high-strength steels (AHSS) in auto service

Qingjun Zhou(a)*, Qinglong Liu (b), Jeffrey Venezuela (b), Mingxing Zhang (b), Andrej Atrens(b)*

(b) The University of Queensland, Division of Materials, School of Mining and Mechanical Engineering, St. Lucia, 4072 Australia;(a) Baoshan Iron & Steel Co., Ltd, Research Institute, Shanghai, 201900, China

09:00 – 09:20 D02 Influence of Furnace Atmosphere on Hydrogen Absorption and Formability of Coated Galvanealed (GA) DP980 Grade

Naveen Ramisetti, Dongwei Fan, Venu Krishnardula

ArcelorMittal Global R&D 3001 E. Columbus Drive, East Chicago, IN 46312, USA

09:20 – 09:40 D03 Interpretation of the hydrogen effect on the static and dynamic tensile behaviour of dual phase steel

T. Depover(1), F. Vercruysse(2), A. Elmahdy(2), P. Verleysen(2) and K. Verbeken(1)

(1) Department of Materials, Textiles and Chemical Engineering, Ghent University (UGent), Technologiepark 903, B 9052 Zwijnaarde, Belgium;(2) Department of Electrical Energy, Metals, Mechanical Constructions & Systems, Ghent University (UGent), Technologiepark 903, B 9052 Zwijnaarde, Belgium

09:40 – 10:40 Coffee break + poster session
Session 5: Hydrogen embrittlement in nickel alloys, chaired by Mr Brian Somerday
10:40 – 11:00 E01 Effect of Heat Treatment and Microstructural Particularities on the Corrosion Resistance of Nickel Alloy 718

J. Klöwer(1), O. Gosheva(2), H. S. Klapper(3), Z. Tarzimoghadam(4)

(1)VDM Metals GmbH, D-5879,1 Werdohl, Germany;(2)University Darmstadt, Institute for Material Science, D-64283, Darmstadt, Germany;(3)Baker Hughes, Center for Materials Research, D-29221, Celle, Germany;(4)Max-Planck Institute for Iron Research, D-40237, Düsseldorf, Germany

11:00 – 11:20 E02 Combined effects of hydrogen and thermal aging on Alloy 690

C. Hurley (1), Y. Yagodzinskyy (2), R. Mouginot (2) , H. Hänninen (2)

(1) VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd., Kivimiehentie 3, 02150, Espoo, Finland
(2)  Aalto University School of Engineering, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Otakaari 4, 02150, Espoo, Finland

11:20 – 11:40 E03 The Effect of Heat Treatment Variation on Hydrogen Environment-Assisted CrackingSusceptibility in a Precipitation-Hardened Ni-Based Superalloy

Zachary D. Harris and James T. Burns

University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, USA

11:40 – 12:00 E04 Thermodynamic versus kinetic origin of Super Abundant Vacancy formation in Ni single crystals in presence of hydrogen

Arnaud METSUE, Abdelali OUDRISS and Xavier FEAUGAS

Laboratoire des Sciences de l’Ingénieur pour l’Environnement, UMR CNRS 7356;Université de La Rochelle, Avenue Michel Crépeau, 17000 La Rochelle, France

12:00 – 13:30 Lunch at Eetavontuur
Session 6: Sour Service, chaired by Mr Afrooz Barnoush
13:30 – 13:50 F01 Hydrogen embrittlement susceptibility on the interface of clad steel pipes, before and after welding

L. Jemblie 1, V. Olden 2, B. Nyhus 2  A. Utvær 1, O. M. Akselsen 1,2

(1)The Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway;(2)SINTEF Materials and Chemistry, Trondheim, Norway

13:50 – 14:10 F02 Cracking Resistance of Super-Austenitic Stainless Steels in Sour Environments

Bastien Chareyre(1), Sandra Le Manchet(1)

Industeel R&D – ArcelorMittal Group, France

14:10 – 14:30 F03 Towards a better understanding of hydrogen embrittlement testing of steel in sour service conditions by coupling H diffusion to fracture mechanics

Zinedine Zermout, Krista Van den Bergh, Patrick Goes

ArcelorMittal Global R&D Gent, OCAS NV, President John F. Kennedylaan 3, 9060 Zelzate, Belgium

14:30 – 15:00  Break in poster area
Session 7: Modelling and simulation, chaired by Mr Roger Hubert
15:00 – 15:20 G02 Atomistic modelling of cosegregation at structural defects in steels

Eunan J. McEniry, P. Dey, T. Hickel, and J. Neugebauer

Department of Computational Materials Design, Max-Planck-Institut für Eisenforschung GmbH, Max-Planck-Straße 1, 40237 Düsseldorf, Germany

15:20 – 15:40 G03 FE simulation of diffusion during plastic bulging of iron polycrystalline aggregates submitted to gaseous hydrogen pressure

Y. Charles, A. Duhamel, N. Fagnon, M. Gaspérini

Université Paris 13, LSPM, CNRS, Paris Sorbonne Cité, 99 avenue JB Clément, F-93430 Villetaneuse, France

15:40 – 16:10 Coffee break
Session 8: Advanced characterisation using deuterium, chaired by Mrs Christine Blanc
16:10 – 16:30 H01 Investigation of hydrogen trapping in retained austenite via deuterium charging at high temperature

Laura Moli-Sanchez, Zinedine Zermout, Lode Duprez

ArcelorMittal Global R&D Gent, OCAS NV, Pres. J.F. Kennedylaan 3, B-9060 Zelzate, Belgium

16:30 – 16:50 H02 Deuterium assisted cracking in standard and lean duplex stainless steels: a ToF-SIMS and EBSD study

Oded Sobol 1, Andreas Roehsler 1, Franka Straub 1, Gert Nolze 1, Romeo Saliwan-Neumann 1, Dan Eliezer 2, Thomas Boellinghaus 1, Wolfgang E.S. Unger 1

(1) BAM – Federal institute for materials research and testing, Berlin, Germany;(2) Ben-Gurion university of the Negev, Be’er-Sheva, Israel

16:50 – 17:10 H03 Detecting localised deuterium in austenitic stainless steels using NanoSIMS

Y. Al Aboura 1, A. Cook 1, L. Felisari 2, R Akid 1, K L.Moore1, 3

(1)School of Material, University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PL;(2)BP Formulated Products Technology, BP Technology Centre, Pangbourne, UK;(3)Photon Science Institute, University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PL

18:30 Conference event in Ghent city centre: Boat tour – Green Boathouse – Korenlei 4 a OR Guided city walk – Sint Baafsplein (stairs NTGent – Theatre)
19:30 Conference dinner in Ghent city centre: Opera House Ghent: Schouwburgstraat 3
Session 9: Hydrogen embrittlement in Aluminum alloys, chaired by Mr John Scully
08:30 – 09:00
Keynote speech
I01 Hydrogen / microstructure interactions in a low copper 7xxx aluminium alloy investigated by Scanning Kelvin Probe Force Microscopy

Loïc Oger(1), (2), Manon Chloé Lafouresse(1), Eric Andrieu(1), Grégory Odemer(1), Lionel Peguet(2) and Christine Blanc(1),*

(1) CIRIMAT, ENSIACET, INPT-UPS-CNRS, 4 Allée Emile Monso, BP 44362, 31030 Toulouse Cedex 4;(2) Constellium Technology Center, 725 rue Aristide Bergès, CS 10027, 38341 Voreppe cedex

09:00 – 09:20 I02 Detection of Hydrogen Trapped at Intermetallic Particles in an Aluminum Alloy by Secondary Ion Mass Spectrometry and Thermal Desorption Analysis

Junichiro Yamabe(1), (2), (3)*, Tohru Awane(2), (4) , and Yukitaka Murakami(5)

(1) International Research Center for Hydrogen Energy, Kyushu University, 744 Moto-oka, Nishi-ku, Fukuoka 819-0395, Japan;(2) Research Center for Hydrogen Industrial Use and Storage (HYDROGENIUS), Kyushu University, 744 Moto-oka, Nishi-ku, Fukuoka 819-0395, Japan;(3) Hydrogen Materials Laboratory (HydroMate), Research Promotion Division of Energy and Environment, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), 744 Moto-oka, Nishi-ku, Fukuoka 819-0395, Japan;(4) Kobe Material Testing Laboratory Co., Ltd., 47-13 Nii-jima, Harima-cho, Kako-gun, Hyogo 675-0155, Japan;(5) Emeritus Professor, Kyushu University

09:20 – 09:40 I03 Mitigation of H-induced intergranular chracking in Al-Mg alloys by electrochemical potential control

Matthew E. McMahon, John R. Scully, James T. Burns*

Center for Electrochemical Science and Engineering, University of Virginia

09:40 – 10:00 I04 The role of hydrogenated vacancies on modulus, dislocation behavior and interfacial damage in pure aluminum

Degang Xie, Rongrong Zhang, Meng Li, Zhiwei Shan

Center for Advancing Materials Performance from the Nanoscale (CAMP-Nano) & Hysitron Applied Research Center in China (HARCC), State Key Laboratory for Mechanical Behavior of Materials, Xi’an Jiaotong University, Xi’an 710049, China

10:00 – 10:20 I05 Critical assessment of the hydrogen uptake during the powder-bed laser 3D-printing of Al-Si grade

P.J Jacques 1, C. van der Rest 1, M. Marteleur 1, P. Delroisse 1, A. Simar 1, X. Vanden Eynde 2, C. Georges 2

(1)Université catholique de Louvain, Institute of Mechanics, Materials and Civil Engineering, IMAP, 1348 Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium;(2)CRM group, Avenue du Bois Saint-Jean 21, B-4000 Liège, Belgium

10:20 – 10:50 Coffee break + poster session
Session 10: Advanced methods for characterization of hydrogen-microstructure interactions, chaired by Mr Tilmann Hickel
10:50 – 11:20
Keynote speech
J01 Hydrogen in Steel visualized by Neutron Imaging

A. Griesche (1), B. Pfretzschner (1), T. Schaupp (1), M. Schulz (2), N. Kardjilov (3)

(1) Bundesanstalt für Materialforschung und –prüfung (BAM), Germany;(2) FRM II Heinz Maier-Leibnitz Zentrum, Technische Universität München, Germany;(3) Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin für Materialien und Energie (HZB), Germany

11:20 – 11:40 J02 On the trail of the hydrogen embrittlement by novel critical experiments: In situ nanomechanical testing of TWIP steel

Dong Wang a, Tarlan Hajilou a, Xiaofei Guo b, Afrooz Barnoush a*

a Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering (MTP), Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Richard Birkelandsvei 2B, 7491 Trondheim, Norway
b Steel Institute, RWTH Aachen University, Intzestraße 1, 52070 Aachen, Germany

11:40 – 12:00 J03 Cooling and Deformation-induced Hydrogen Desorption in Metastable Austenitic Steels Detected by Mass Spectroscopy

Motomichi Koyama(1)*, Natsuki Terao(1), Tomohito Hojo(2), Eiji Akiyama(2), Kenichi Takai(3), Kaneaki Tsuzaki(1)

(1) Department of Mechanical Engineering, Kyushu University, Fukuoka 819-0395, Japan;(2) Institute for Materials Research, Tohoku University, Katahira 2-1-1, Aoba-ku, Sendai, 980-8577, Japan;(3) Department of Engineering and Applied Science, Sophia University, Tokyo 102-8554, Japan

12:00 – 13:00 Lunch at De Centrale
Session 11: Line-Pipe performance for H2/H2S service, chaired by Mr Richard Pargeter
13:00 – 13:20 K01 Interpreting the Effect of Applied K on the Threshold K for Subcritical Cracking in Hydrogen Environments

Brian P. Somerday 1 and K.A. Nibur 2

1 Southwest Research Institute, San Antonio TX, USA
2 Hy-Performance materials testing, Bend OR, USA

13:20 – 13:40 K02 Correlating Steel Pipeline Microstructure to Fatigue Crack Growth Rates in High Pressure Hydrogen Gas

Eun Ju Song (1), Yanli Wang (2), Zhili Feng (2), Zhenggang Wu (2), Robert Amaro (3), Andrew Slifka (4), Elizabeth Drexler (4), Joseph A. Ronevich (1)

(1) Sandia National Laboratories, 7011 East Avenue, Livermore, CA, 94550, USA;(2) Oak Ridge National Laboratory, 1 Bethel Valley Rd, Oak Ridge, TN, 37830, USA;(3) University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL, 35487, USA;(4) National Institute of Standards and Testing, 325 Broadway, Boulder, CO, 80305, USA

13:40 – 14:00 K03 Fracture toughness measurement of carbon steels with different directions of crack growth

Abderrazak Traidia(1), Elias Chatzidouros(2), Mustapha Jouiad(3) and Dimitrios Pantelis(4)

(1)Research & Development Center, Saudi Aramco, PO Box 62, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia;(2)Engitec Systems International Ltd (ESI), Chrysanthou Business Center, PC 3083, Limassol, Cyprus;(3)MASDAR Institute, PO Box 54224, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates;(4)National Technical University of Athens, Athens, Greece

14:00 – 14:20 K04 Testing of Large-Diameter Pipe Material for Resistance to SOHIC in the new Twist and Bend Test

Thomas Haase and Christoph Bosch

Salzgitter Mannesmann Forschung GmbH

14:20 – 14:50 Coffee break
Session 12: Hydrogen embrittlement in steels for automotive industry (3), chaired by Mr Dominique Cornette
14:50 – 15:10 L01 The Influence of Compositional and Microstructural Variations on Hydrogen Absorbance Behavior and Tensile Properties at Elevated Hydrogen Levels for TRIP-Aided Bainitic Ferrite Steels

A. L. Bollinger 1, T. Murakami 2, K. O. Findley 1, E. De Moor 1, and J. G. Speer 1

(1)Colorado School of Mines Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering;(2)KobeSteelLDT

15:10 – 15:30 L02 Development of ultrahigh strength press hardened steel solution for structural autoparts with low sensitivity to hydrogen embrittlement

Sebastian Cobo, Thierry Sturel, Anis Aouafi, Christian Allely and Dominique Cornette

Automotive Product Research Centre, ArcelorMittal Maizières Global R&D, Voie Romaine 57283 Maizières-lès-Metz, France

15:30 – 15:50 L03 On the use of deuterium to characterise hydrogen uptake mechanisms in 22MnB5 bare steel

M. Mandy 1, C. Georges 2,  T. Sturel 3, P. Drillet 3,and P.J. Jacques 1

(1)Université catholique de Louvain, Institute of Mechanics, Materials and Civil Engineering, IMAP, 1348 Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium;(2)CRM group, 4000 Liège, Belgium;(3)ArcelorMittal R&D, 57283 Maizières-lès-Metz, France

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