The program was partly changed as follows (8.Dec.2012).


9:00 - 9:05 Greetings from IMRAM, Tohoku University

Director Prof. Junichi Kawamura

9:05 - 9:20 Introduction of the Research Center for Sustainable Science & Engineering, IMRAM, Tohoku University

Prof. Tatsuro Ariyama

9:20 - 10:10 “Trends of Metal Resources Supply for Sustainable Society”

Prof. Takashi Nakamura, Tohoku University, Japan

10:10 - 10:20 Break

10:20 - 11:10 “Future subjects for low carbon ironmaking”

Prof. Heinrich Wilhelm Gudenau, RWTH Aachen University, Germany

11:10 - 12:00 “Eco-future sustainable possibilities in the recycling of EAF slags in Korea”

Prof. Il Sohn, Yonsei University, Korea


12:00 - 13:30 Lunch


13:30 - 14:20 “Innovative Energy Conversion and Material-Energy Coproduction based on Exergy Recuperation Technology”

Prof. Atsushi Tsutsumi, The University of Tokyo, Japan

14:20 - 15:10 “Hydrogen storage technologies after the energy paradigm shift occurred”

Prof. Etsuo Akiba, Kyusyu University, Japan

15:10 - 15:20 Break

15:20 - 16:10 “A new technology to capture carbon from the air (tentative)”

Prof. Klaus S. Lackner, Columbia University, USA


16:10 - 17:30 Poster session

17:30 - 19:00 Banquet


Invited Speakers


Prof. Heinrich Wilhelm Gudenau

Institut fuer Eisenhuettenkunde, RWTH Aachen, Germany


Prof. Il Sohn

Department of Materials Science Engineering, Yonsei University, Korea


Prof. Klaus S. Lackner

Earth and Environmental Engineering, Columbia University, USA


Prof. Atsushi Tsutsumi

Institute of Industrial Science, The University of Tokyo, Japan


Prof. Etsuo Akiba

Faculty of Engineering, Kyusyu University, Japan


Prof. Takashi Nakamura

Institute of Multidisciplinary Research for Advanced Materials, Tohoku University, Japan