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 The 10th Workshop on Reactive Metal Processing (RMW10), MIT, Cambridge, Mar. 20-21, 2015

 
 The 9th Workshop on Reactive Metal Processing (RMW9), Caltech, Pasadena, Feb. 21-22, 2014

 
 The 8th Workshop on Reactive Metal Processing (RMW8), MIT, Cambridge, Mar. 8-9, 2013

 
The 7th Workshop on Reactive Metal Processing (RMW7), MIT, Cambridge, Mar. 16-17, 2012

The 6th Workshop on Reactive Metal Processing (RMW6), Caltech, Pasadena, Mar. 4-5, 2011

The 5th Workshop on Reactive Metal Processing (RMW5), Red Lion Hotel on 5th Avenue, Seattle, Feb. 18-19,2010

The 2nd Workshop on Reactive Metal Processing (RMW2), IIS, the University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Nov. 16-17, 2006

The 1st Workshop on Reactive Metal Processing (RMW1), MIT, Cambridge, Mar. 17-18, 2006



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RMW7
The 7th Workshop on Reactive Metal Processing

March 16 (Fri.)- March 17 (Sat.), 2012, Cambridge, MIT

Workshop Organizer:
Prof. Donald R. Sadoway, Massachusetts Institute of Technology,
Prof. Toru H. Okabe, Institute of Industrial Science, the University of Tokyo

Program Coordinator:
Katsuhiro Nose, Institute of Industrial Science, the University of Tokyo
Takashi Nagai, Institute of Industrial Science, the University of Tokyo

Sponsor:
A part of the workshop is financially supported by the Rare Metal Research Workshop (RC-40: directed by Prof. Okabe), one of the Special Research Group organized by the Foundation for the Promotion of Industrial Science (FPIS).

Day 1, Morning, March 16 (Friday), 2012 Grier Room
 
8:30 - 9:00   Coffee & Breakfast Service
9:00 -  9:10   Opening Remarks
Prof. Donald R. Sadoway, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
       
Session Chair: Prof. Toru. H. Okabe    
9:10 – 9:55   “Prediction and estimation of thermodynamic properties of metal chloride hydrates MClx•nH2O”
William Judge and Georges J. Kipouros, Dalhousie University
9:55 – 10:20   “Development of New Recycling Process for Platinum Group Metals”
Katsuhiro Nose and Toru H. Okabe, Institute of Industrial Science, the University of Tokyo
10:25 – 10:45   “Fundamental gas analysis from molten salts”
Ole Kjos, SINTEF
10:45 – 11:05   Break
       
Session Chair: Prof. Kazuki Morita
11:05 – 11:30   “Electrodeposition of Silicon from alkali fluoride melts”
Karen Sende Osen, SINTEF
11:30 – 11:55   “Thermodynamic Study for Removal of Phosphorus from Molten Silicon”
Takashi Nagai, Institute of Industrial Science, the University of Tokyo
11:55 – 13:30   Lunch
   
Day 1, Afternoon, March 16 (Friday), 2012 Grier Room
 
Session Chair: Prof. Georges Kipouros   
13:30 – 13:55   “Liquid Phase Sintering of Magnesium”
Paul Burke1,2, Joel McCully2 and Georges J. Kipouros2
1:Present Address: Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2:Dalhousie University
13:55 – 14:20   “Zirconia Solid Electrolyte Application to Metal Production and Recycling: Theory and Practice”
Adam C. Powell IV, Soobhankar Pati, Metal Oxygen Separation Technologies, Inc.
14:20 – 14:45   “Rechargeable alkaline metal batteries using intermediate-temperature ionic liquids”
Toshiyuki Nohira1, Rika Hagiwara1, Toshinari Koketsu1, Takayuki Yamamoto1, Atsushi Fukunaga2, Shoichiro Sakai2, Koji Nitta2 and Shinji Inazawa2
1:Kyoto University, 2:Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.
14:45 – 15:30   “Electrochemical engineering applied to materials processing: Electrolytic Steel”
Antoine Allanore, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
15:30 – 16:00   Break & Photo
       
Session Chair. Prof. Guðrún Sævarsdóttir
16:00 - 16:25   “Designing the liquid metal battery to a price point”
Adam LaDelpha, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
16:25 - 16:50   “A two-phase reference and counter electrode for electrochemical characterization of calcium systems”
John Rogosic, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
16:50 - 17:05   “Liquid Metal Battery at TED2012”
Donald R. Sadoway, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
18:30 -     Banquet @MIT museum
       
Day 2, Morning, March 17 (Saturday), 2012 Grier Room
   
8:30 -  9:00   Coffee & Breakfast Service
 9:00 - 9:10   Opening Remarks
Prof. Toru H. Okabe, Institute of Industrial Science, the University of Tokyo
       
Session Chair. Dr. Egil Skybakmoen
 9:10 - 9:55   “Electrodeposition of lead from chloride melts”
Geir M. Haarberg, Norwegian University of Science and Technology
9:55 - 10:20   “Effect of current density and phosphorus impurities on the current efficiency for aluminum deposition in cryolite-alumina melts in a laboratory cell”
Rauan Meirbekova2, Gudrun Saevarsdottir1, Geir Martin Haaberg2, Joseph Prince Armoo2, 1:Reykjavik University, School of Science and Engineering, 2:Department of Materials Science and Engineering, NTNU
10:20 - 10:40   Break
       
Session Chair. Prof. Geir M. Haarberg
10:40 - 11:05   “Electrochemical Behavior of Calcium-Bismuth Alloys in Molten Salt Electrolytes”
Hojong Kim, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
11:05 - 11:50   “Testing and data analysis of 1Ah liquid metal batteries”
Ulrich Muecke, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
11:50 - 13:30   Lunch
       
Day 2, Afternoon, March 17 (Saturday), 2012 Grier Room
       
Session Chair. Prof. Tetsuya Uda
13:30 - 13:55   “Determination and modeling of the thermodynamic properties of liquid calcium-antimony alloys”
Sophie Poizeau, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
13:55 - 14:20   “Diffusivity Measurements in Liquid Alloys”
Sal Barriga, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
14:20 - 14:50   3-min Short Presentation by Poster Presenters
14:50 - 15:50   Poster session
15:50 - 16:00   Closing Remark
Prof. Donald R. Sadoway, Masschusetts Institiute of Technology
16:00 -     Laboratory Tour (for applicant)

List of Poster Presentations

1. “The effect of Fe addition on the activity of Si in liquid Cu-Si alloys”
Yuichi Kato, Takeshi Yoshikawa, Kazuki Morita, Institute of Industrial Science, the University of Tokyo
2. “Underpotential Dissolution of Precious Metals from Intermetallic Compounds with Zn”
Hideaki Sasaki, Institute of Industrial Science, the University of Tokyo
3. “Study on Drying Characteristics of Australian Brown Coal using Superheated Steam”
Tsuyoshi Kiriyama, Department of Materials Engineering, the University of Tokyo
4. “Formation of Metallic Particles by Alkali Metal in Molten Chloride System”
M. Tokushige 1, T. Nishikiori2, G.M. Haarberg1, and Y. Ito3, 1:Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, 2:R&D Division, I' MSEP Co., Ltd., 3:Energy Conversion Research Center, Doshisha University
5. “Production of Solar-grade Silicon from SiO2 by Using Metal Hydrides as Reductants”
Kouji Yasuda, Kyoto University
6. “FeTi Alloy Production by Electrolytic Reduction of (Fe,Ti) Oxide Electrodes in Molten Calcium Chloride”
Mrutyunjay Panigrahi, Atsushi Iizuka, Etsuro Shibata and Takashi Nakamura, Institute of Multidisciplinary Research for Advanced Materials (IMRAM), Tohoku University
7. “Upgrading Ti Ore by Selective Chlorination”
Jung Shin Kang and Toru H. Okabe, Institute of Industrial Science, the University of Tokyo
8. “The rate of HF formation during addition of aluminas in cryolite melts”
Dian Mughni, Norwegian University of Science and Technology
9. “Consideration of Ti solubility in Sn, Sb, Pb or Bi and liquidus in Ti-Bi alloy”
Sho Maruyama, Shohei Hayashi, Yuya Kado, Yoshitaro Nose, Tetsuya Uda, Kyoto University
10. “Development of a new recovery process of PGMs from scraps by using physical separation”
Jumpei Mitsui1, Katsuhiro Nose2 and Toru H. Okabe2, 1:Department of Materials Engineering, Gradutate School of Engineering, the University of Tokyo, 2:Institute of Industrial Science, the University of Tokyo

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RMW6
The 6th Workshop on Reactive Metal Processing

March 4 (Fri.)- March 5 (Sat.), 2011, Pasadena, Caltech.

Workshop Organizer:
Prof. Donald R. Sadoway, Massachusetts Institute of Technology,
Prof. Toru H. Okabe, Institute of Industrial Science, the University of Tokyo
Prof. Sossina M. Haile, California Institute of Technology
Prof. Tetsuya Uda, Kyoto University

Sponsor:
A part of the workshop is financially supported by the Rare Metal Research Workshop (RC-40: directed by Prof. Okabe), one of the Special Research Group organized by the Foundation for the Promotion of Industrial Science (FPIS).

Day 1, Morning, March 4 (Friday), 2011 Beckman Institute

9:00 - Opening Remarks
Prof. Donald R. Sadoway, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Session Chair: Prof. Toru. H. Okabe
9:10 – 9:55 “Ceria as a reactive oxide for thermochemical dissociation of H2O and CO2
William C. Chueh, Aldo Steinfeld and Sossina M. Haile, California Institute of Technology
9:55 – 10:25 “Electrocatalysis in solid acid fuel cells: Hydrogen permeation through thin film platinum anodes”
Mary Louie and Sossina M. Haile, California Institute of Technology
10:25 – 10:40 Break
Session Chair: Prof. Georges J. Kipouros
10:40 – 11:10 “Cathode wear in Al electrolysis cells”
Egil Skybackmoen, SINTEF
11:10 – 11:40 “HF measurements inside an aluminium electrolysis cell”
Karen Sende Osen, Thor Anders Aarhaug, Asbjøren Solheim, Egil Skybakmoen and Camilla Sommerseth*,
SINTEF Materials and Chemistry, Norwegian University of Technology NTNU*
11:40 – 12:45 Lunch Break
Session Chair: Prof. Kazuki Morita
12:45 – 13:30 “Current efficiency for aluminium deposition from molten cryolite-alumina electrolytes in a laboratory cell”
Geir M. Haarberg, Joseph P. Armoo, Henrik Gudbrandsen, Egil Skybakmoen, Asbjørn Solheim, Trond Eirik Jentoftsen,
Norwegian University of Science and Technology
13:30 – 14:15 “Modification of steelmaking slags by minerals and recycled materials”
Georges J. Kipouros, Dalhousie University
14:15 – 14:30 Break
Session Chair: Prof. Tetsuya Uda
14:30 – 15:00 “Rate of boron removal from molten silicon by slag and Cl2 gas treatments”
Hiroshi Nishimoto, Kazuki Morita, Institute of Industrial Science, the University of Tokyo
15:00 – 15:45 3-min Short Presentation by Poster Presenters
16:00 – 18:00 Poster Session @ the fountain square “gene pool”
18:30 – Banquet  @ the Athenaeum

Day 2, Morning, March 5 (Saturday), 2011 @Beckman Institute

9:00 - Opening Remarks
Prof. Sossina M. Haile, California Institute of Technology
Session Chair: Prof. Marcelle Gaune-Escard
9:05 – 9:50 “Electrometallurgical approaches to scalable stationary energy storage”
Donald R. Sadoway, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
9:50 – 10:20 “Non-contact measurement of thermophysical properties”
Robert W. Hyers, University of Massachusetts
10:20 – 10:35 Break
Session Chair: Prof. Geir M. Haarberg
10:35 – 11:05 “Iridium stability in molten oxides - a chemical and electrochemical perspective”
H. Kim, J.C. Chen, D.R. Sadoway & Antoine Allanore, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
11:05 – 11:35 “Revaluation of equilibrium quotient between titanium ions and metallic titanium in NaCl-KCl equimolar molten salt”
Hidehiro Sekimoto, Yoshitaro Nose, Akihiro Uehara, Tetsuya Uda, Hajimu Yamana, Hiroyuki Sugimura,
Kyoto University
11:35 – 13:00 Lunch Break
Session Chair: Dr. Luis Ortiz
13:00 – 13:30 “Investigations on the mechanism of acid leaching of alkali-activated ilmenite concentrate and titanium-rich slag”
Xu Qian, Fu Yajun, Sun Lin, Jin Jianfeng, Northeastern University
13:30 – 14:00 “Electrochemical formation of RE-Ni (RE=Nd and Dy) alloys in molten salts and its application for selective separation of Nd and Dy”
Toshiyuki Nohira, Seitaro Kobayashi, Katsutoshi Kobayashi, Rika Hagiwara, Tetsuo Oishi and Hirokazu Konishi,
Kyoto University
14:00 – Closing Remarks
Prof. Toru H. Okabe, Institute of Industrial Science, the University of Tokyo
14:30 - Photo Session
Laboratory Tour
Evan C. Brown, California Institute of Technology

List of Poster Presentations

1. “Electronic behavior of Ba0.5Sr0.5Co0.8Fe0.2O3-d and SrCo0.9Nb0.1O3-d
Robert E. Usiskin, Richard Y. Wang, Sossina M. Haile, California Institute of Technology
2. “Dissolution behavior of rhodium into molten silicate slag”
Chompunoot Wiraseranee, Toru H. Okabe, Kazuki Morita, Institute of Industrial Science, the University of Tokyo
3. “Particulate emissions from electrolysis cells”
Heiko Gaether 1), Arne Petter Ratvik 1), Thor Anders Aarhaug 2),
1)NTNU, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, 2) SINTEF Materials and Chemistry
4. “Thermodynamic properties of liquid Ca-Sb alloys”
Sophie Poizeau, Hojong Kim, Donald R. Sadoway, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
5. “Synthesis of Sr-doped LaP3O9 single crystals in phosphoric acid solutions and their proton conduction properties”
Takayuki Onishi, Naoyuki Hatada, Kazuaki Toyoura,Yoshitaro Nose, and Tetsuya Uda, Kyoto University
6. “CsH2PO4 nanoparticles via electrospray deposition”
Áron Varga, Andrew J. Downard, Hyung Wan Do, Richard C. Flagan, Sossina M. Haile, California Institute of Technology
7. “Thermodynamic measurement by double Knudsen mass spectrometry”
Takashi Nagai, Masafumi Maeda, Institute of Industrial Science, the University of Tokyo
8. “Phase behavior in selected solid acid system”
Ayako Ikeda, Chatr Panithipongwut, Mary Louie, Daniil Kitchaev, Sossina M. Haile, California Institute of Technology
9. “Purification of silicon by electron beam melting technique”
Tomoki Kageyama, Takashi Nagai, Masafumi Maeda, Institute of Industrial Science, the University of Tokyo
10. “Cation nonstoichiometry in yttrium-doped barium zirconate”
Yoshihiro Yamazaki, Chih-kai Yang, Sossina M. Haile, California Institute of Technology
11. “Development of the new recycling process of platinum group metals”
Katsuhiro Nose, A. Semih Sunkar, Kazuki Morita, Toru H. Okabe, Institute of Industrial Science, the University of Tokyo
12. “Strain accommodation and transformation disconnections at a rock-salt/tetradymite interface: PbTe/Sb2Te3
Nicholas A. Heinz, Teruyuki Ikeda, G.Jeffrey Snyder, Douglas L., California Institute of Technology
13. “Nanostructure formation in bulk thermoelectric materials”
Teruyuki Ikeda, G. Jeffrey Snyder, California Institute of Technology
14. “Crystal growth of ZnSnP2 based on phase diagram – toward photovoltaics using chalcopyrite phosphide”
Yoshitaro Nose, Tetsuya Uda, Kyoto University
15. “Hierarchical ceria electrode structures for solid oxide fuel cells via cathodic electrochemical deposition”
Evan C. Brown, Sossina M. Haile, California Institute of Technology

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RMW5
The 5th Workshop on Reactive Metal Processing

February 18 (Thurs.)- February 19 (Fri.), 2010, Seattle.
Meeting room "Bainbridge", Red Lion Hotel on Fifth Avenue,
1415 Fifth Avenue, Seattle, WA 98101

Workshop Organizer:
Prof. D.R. Sadoway, Massachusetts Institute of Technology,
Prof. T.H. Okabe, Institute of Industrial Science, the University of Tokyo
For more information, please contact Katsuhiro Nose (nose-k@iis.u-tokyo.ac.jp)

Sponsor:
A part of the workshop is financially supported by the Rare Metal Research Workshop (RC-40: directed by Prof. Okabe), one of the Special Research Group organized by the Foundation for the Promotion of Industrial Science (FPIS).

Afternoon, February 18 (Thursday), 2010 Meeting Room "Bainbridge"

13:30–13:40 Opening Remarks
Prof. D.R. Sadoway, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
PM1, Session Chair: Prof. T. H. Okabe
13:40–14:25 Plenary lecture
“Nonaqeous Electrolytes for Electrolytic Production of Metal and Storage of Electrical Energy”
Prof. D. R. Sadoway, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
14:25–15:10 Plenary lecture
“Oxide Anodes and Carbon Cathodes”
Prof. Derek J. Fray, Cambridge University
15:10–15:30 Break
PM2, Session Chair: Prof. D. J. Fray
15:30–16:00 “Upgrade and Electrochemical Reduction of TiO2-rich Slag to Titanium”
Prof. Qian Xu, Northeastern University
16:00–16:20 “Electrochemical Production of Titanium from Titanium Oxycarbide Anodes”
Mr. Ole Kjos, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (Haarberg Lab.)
16:20–16:45 “Molten Oxide Electrolysis for Lunar Oxygen Generation using in Situ Resources”
Dr.James Yurko, Electrolytic Research Corporation
16:45–17:05 “Microscopy Study of Carbon Cathodes from Industrial Aluminium Electrolysis Cells”
Mr.Oyvind Ostrem, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (Rosenkilde Lab.)
17:05–17:15 Announcement on the Sadoway 60 Symposium
Prof. Toru H. Okabe, the University of Tokyo
17:15–17:30 Photo Session
18:30–21:00 Workshop Banquet
Hotel ÄNDRA, 2000 fourth Avenue, Seattle, WA 98121

Morning, February 19 (Friday), 2010 Meeting Room "Bainbridge"

9:00–9:10 Greetings
Prof. Donald R. Sadoway, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
AM1, Session chair: Dr. Yoshitaro Nose
9:10–9:40 “Sustainable Electrolysis for Electrowinning and Electrorefining of Metals”
Prof. Geir M. Haarberg, Norwegian University of Science and Technology
9:40–10:00 “Dissolution of Precious Metal Alloys Containing Zinc in Acid Solution”
Mr. Hideaki Sasaki, the University of Tokyo (Maeda Lab.)
10:00–10:20 “New Process for Separation and Recovery of Platinum Group Metals”
Mr. Tsuyoshi Yukawa, the University of Tokyo (Okabe Lab.)
10:20–10:35 Break
AM2, Session chair: Prof. G. M. Haarberg
10:35–11:05 “Mixing Molten Salts and Slags”
Prof. Georges J. Kipouros, Dalhousie University
11:05–11:30 “Measurement of Ca Activity in Molten Bi”
Dr. Dane A. Boysen, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
11:30–11:50 “Thermodynamic Measurement of Rare Earth Metal Systems by Knudsen Cell Mass Spectrometry”
Mr. Sho Shirai, the University of Tokyo (Maeda Lab.)
11:50–12:10 “Solubility and Dissolution Behavior of Ru in Silicate Slag”
Mr. Hiroshi Shuto, the University of Tokyo (Morita Lab.)
12:15–13:30 Lunch
Terrace Garden Restaurant and Lounge, Red Lion Hotel on Fifth Avenue

Afternoon, February 19 (Friday), 2010 Meeting Room "Bainbridge"

PM1, Session chair: Prof. G. J. Kipouros 
13:35–14:05 “Synthesis of Nitride Composite and Their Properties”
Prof. Hongmin Zhu, University of Science and Technology Beijing
14:05–14:30 “Synthesis of I-III-VI2 Semiconductor Colloidal Quantum Dots”
Dr. Katsuhiro Nose, the University of Tokyo (Okabe Lab.)
14:30–14:55 “Electrodeposition of Silicon Thin Films from Ionic Liquids”
Dr. Ana Maria Martinez, SINTEF Materials and Chemistry
14:55–15:10 Break
PM2, Session chair: Prof. H. Zhu
15:10–15:40 “Computer-aided Experiments in Containerless Processing of Materials”
Prof. Robert Hyers, University of Massachusetts
15:40–16:05 “Electric Arcs in Material Processing - Effect of Gas Composition on Arc Characteristics”
Assistant Prof. Guðrún Sævarsdóttir, Reykjavik University
16:05–16:25 “Synthesis of Lanthanum Orthophosphate and Polyphosphate in Condensed Phosphoric Acid Solutions”
Mr. Naoyuki Hatada, Kyoto University (Uda Lab.)
16:25–16:50 “Liquid Metals, Business Opportunities for Societal Impact”
Dr. Luis Ortiz, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Sadoway Lab.)
16:50–16:55 Closing Remarks
Prof. T. H. Okabe, Institute of Industrial Science, the University of Tokyo

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RMW4
The 4th Workshop on Reactive Metal Processing

March 14 (Fri.)- March 15 (Sat.), 2008, Cambridge, MIT

Workshop Organizer:
Prof. D.R. Sadoway, Massachusetts Institute of Technology,
Prof. T.H. Okabe, Institute of Industrial Science, the University of Tokyo

Morning, March 14 (Friday), 2008 Chipman Room 6-104

AM1, Session chair: Prof. D.R. Sadoway
08:00-08:10 Opening Remarks
Prof. D.R. Sadoway, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
08:10-08:45   “Dehydration Kinetics of Magnesium Chloride as a First Step in the Electrowinning of Magnesium Metal” (doc. A)
Prof. G.J. Kipouros, Dalhousie University
08:45-09:20   “Electrodeposition of Refractory Metals from Ionic Liquids” (doc. B)
Prof. T. Nohira, Kyoto University
09:20-09:55   “Oxigen and Metals Production on the Moon: Will Materials Science Change Our Future in Space?”
Dr. L. Sibille, ASRC Aerospace Corporation
09:55-10:15   Break
AM2, Session chair: Prof. D.R. Sadoway
10:15–10:50   “From Lanthanum to Ytterbium - a Long Route: Investigation Methods and Recent Results on Lanthanide Halide Systems”
Prof. M. Gaune-Escard, IUSTI
10:50–11:25   “Producing Titanium Metal Powder by Selective Chlorination and Preform Reduction Process” (doc. C)
Prof. H. Zheng, Northeastern University
11:25–12:00   “Suitability of Iron Ore Pyroelectrolysis for CO2 Mitigation in Steel Production”
Dr. H. Lavelaine, ArcelorMittal
12:00–13:15   Lunch (Bush Room 10-105)

Afternoon, March 14 (Friday), 2008 Chipman Room 6-104

PM1, Session chair: Prof. D.R. Sadoway
13:15–13:50   “Electrochemical Production of Metals in Molten Salts with the Use of Solid Oxide Electrolyte Membranes” (doc. D)
Prof. U.B. Pal, Boston University
13:50–14:25   “Self- and Impurity Diffusion in γ-TiAl Single Crystals” (doc. E)
Dr. Y. Nose, Kyoto University
14:25–14:50   “Investigation for Phase Equilibria of Nd2O3-LiF-NdF3 System” (doc. F)
Dr. O. Takeda, Tohoku University
14:50–15:10   Break
PM2, Session chair: Prof. D.R. Sadoway
15:10–15:45   “Phase-Field Modeling of Electrochemical Systems Involving Liquid Metals”
Prof. A.C. Powell, IV, Opennovation
15:45–16:20   “Thermal Conductivity of the Silicate Melts” (doc. G)
Prof. Y. Kang, the University of Tokyo
16:20–16:55   “Titanium and Titanium Alloy Production by Electrochemical Reduction of Oxides”
Dr. K. Dring, Norsk Titanium AS
16:55–17:20   “Research Progress, Synthesis of Nano-Composite Nitride”
Prof. H. Zhu, University of Science and Technology Beijing
17:30–20:00   Workshop Reception & Banquet (MIT Museum, 265 Massachusetts Avenue)
A part of the banquet is financially supported by the Rare Metal Research Meeting, organized by
the Foundation for the Promotion of Industrial Science (FPIS).

Morning, March 15 (Saturday), 2008 Chipman Room 6-104

AM1, Session chair: Prof. G.J. Kipouros
08:30–08:40   Greetings
Prof. D.R. Sadoway, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
08:40–08:55   “Issues in the Powder Metallurgy of Magnesium” (doc. H)
Mr. P. Burke, Dalhousie University
08:55–09:10   “Application of Double Knudsen Cell Mass Spectrometry to Measure on Thermodynamic Properties of Calcium Phosphates” (doc. I)
Mr. T. Nagai, the University of Tokyo
09:10–09:25   “Activity Measurement of REs and Their Alloy System Using Multi-Knudsen Cell Mass Spectrometry” (doc. J)
Mr. W.-H. Han, the University of Tokyo
09:25–09:40   “Dissolution Rates of Precious Metal Compounds in Acid” (doc. K)
Mr. H. Sasaki, the University of Tokyo
09:40–09:55   Break
AM2, Session chair: Prof. G.J. Kipouros
09:55–10:10  “Microwave Treatment of Blast Furnace Slag” (doc. L)
Mr. T. Kuroki, the University of Tokyo
10:10-10:25   “Reduction of Titanium Oxide in the Presence of Nickel by Supercooled Monatomic Hydrogen”(doc. M)
Mr. H. Sekimoto, Kyoto University
10:25-10:40  “Cathodic Polarization Behavior of Ionic Liquid Containing Titanium Ions” (doc. N)
Mr. K. Tsuchimoto, Kyoto University
10:40-10:55  Break
AM3, Session chair: Prof. G.J. Kipouros
10:55-11:10  “Refining of Si by the Solidification with Eutectic Molten Alloy at Low Temperature” (doc. O)
Mr. Y. Nishi, the University of Tokyo
11:10-11:25  “Preparation of β-FeSi2 Films by Exchange Reaction between Si Wafer and Molten Salts” (doc. P)
Mr. M. Sakamoto, the University of Tokyo
11:25-11:40  “Recovery of Nd and Dy from Rare Earth Magnet Scrap” (doc. Q)
Ms. S. Shirayama, the University of Tokyo
11:40-11:55  “Fundamental Study on Titanium Production Process by Disproportionation Reactions of TiCl2 in MgCl2 Molten Salt” (doc. R)
Mr. T. Oi, the University of Tokyo
12:00-13:00  Lunch (Von Hippel Room 13-2137)

Afternoon, March 15 (Saturday), 2008 Chipman Room 6-104

PM1, Session chair: Prof. G.J. Kipouros
13:00–13:20 “Electrochemical Reduction of Titanium Dioxide in Molten Oxide Electrolytes” (doc. S)
Dr. C. de Alwis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
13:20–13:40 “Electrochemcal Reduction of Titanium Dioxide to Titanium Metal in Molten Calcium Chloride”
Dr. P.K. Tripathy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
13:40–14:00 “Investigation of Stabilizing Additives and Interactions for Lithium Ion Batteries Electrolyte and Cathodes”
Dr. W. Li, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
14:00–14:20 “Electrochemical Processes in the Rechargeable Zinc-Silver Battery”
Dr. T. Yamaki, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
14:20–14:30 Closing Remarks
Prof. D.R. Sadoway, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
14:30–15:15 Tour of Sadoway Laboratory and MIT Campus
15:15 Depart
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RMW3
The 3rd Workshop on Reactive Metal Processing

March 2 (Fri.)- March 3 (Sat.), 2007, Cambridge, MIT

Morning, March 2 (Friday), 2007 Lecture Hall 1-190

AM1, Session chair: Prof. D.R. Sadoway
08:00-08:10  Opening Remarks
Prof. D.R. Sadoway, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
08:10-08:45  “Solid-oxide-membrane (SOM) Process for the Production of Reactive Metals” (doc. A)
Prof. U.B. Pal, Boston University
08:45-09:20  “Electro-winning of Silicon from Molten Slag and Determination of Inter-diffusivity in the Slag” (doc. B)
Prof. M. Kawakami, Toyohashi University of Technology
09:20-09:55  “Sustainable Electrolysis” (doc. C)
Prof. G.M. Haarberg, Norwegian University of Science and Technology
09:55-10:15  Break
AM2, Session chair: Prof. T.H. Okabe
10:15–10:50  “Electrochemical Behavior of Titanium Electrode in TMHA-Tf2N Room Temperature Molten Salt” (doc. D)
Prof. T. Uda, Kyoto University
10:50–11:25  “Electrolysis Research Activities at SINTEF” (doc. E)
Dr. A. Solheim on behalf of Dr. E. Skybakmoen, SINTEF
11:25–12:00  “Direct Electrochemical Production of Titanium” (doc. F)
Dr. K. Dring, Norsk Titanium AS
12:00–13:15  Lunch (Von Hippel Room 13-2137)

Afternoon, March 2 (Friday), 2007 Lecture Hall 1-190

PM1, Session chair: Prof. Y. Sato
13:15–13:50  “Production, Processing and Utilization of Materials” (doc. G)
Prof. G.J. Kipouros, Dalhousie University
13:50–14:25  “Thermodynamics on SOG-Si Refining Processes” (doc. H)
Prof. K. Morita, University of Tokyo
14:25–15:00  “Research Progress” (doc. I)
Prof. H. Zhu, University of Science and Technology Beijing
15:00–15:20  Break
PM2, Session chair: Prof. G.J. Kipouros
15:20–15:55  “Dynamic Behavior of the Interface between Molten and Solidified Salt” (doc. J)
Dr. A. Solheim, SINTEF
15:55–16:30  “Development of a Recycling Process for Nickel-metal Hydride Batteries ” (doc. K)
Dr. M. Miyake, the University of Tokyo
16:30–17:05  “The Principles of Oxygen Electrowinning from Lunar Regolith” (doc. L)
Prof. D.R. Sadoway, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
17:05–17:45  Poster Session (Von Hippel Room 13-2137)
18:00–20:30  Workshop Reception & Banquet (MIT Museum, 265 Massachusetts Avenue)

Morning, March 3 (Saturday), 2007 Lecture Hall 2-105

AM1, Session chair: Prof. D.R. Sadoway
08:00–08:10  Greetings
Prof. D.R. Sadoway, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
08:10–08:25  “Enrichment of Titanium Subchlorides in Molten Salts” (doc. M)
Dr. O. Takeda, Tohoku University
08:25–08:40  “Cathode Wear in Aluminum Electrolysis” (doc. N)
Ms. K. Vasshaug, Norwegian University of Science and Technology
08:40–08:55  “Reduction of Titanium Oxide to Titanium Alloy by Hydrogen” (doc. O)
Mr. H. Sekimoto, Kyoto University
08:55–09:10  “New Separation and Recovery Process of Platinum Using Chlorinating Agents” (doc. P)
Ms. C. Horike, the University of Tokyo
09:10–09:25  Break
AM2, Session chair: Prof. G.J. Kipouros
09:25–09:40  “Magnesium Processing by Powder Metallurgy” (doc. Q)
Mr. Paul Burke, Dalhousie University
09:40–09:55  “Fundamental Study on Titanium Production Process by the Disproportionation Reactions of Titanium Subchlorides”(doc. R)
Mr. T. Oi, the University of Tokyo
09:55–10:10  “New Production Process for Nb Powder by Preform Reduction Process” (doc. S)
Mr. J. Kubo, the University of Tokyo
10:10–10:25  “Production of Scandium and Al-Sc Alloy” (doc. T)
Mr. M. Harata, the University of Tokyo
10:25–10:40  Break
AM3, Session chair: Prof. K. Morita
10:40–10:55  “Dissolution Rates of Pt-Zn Intermetallic Compounds in Acid” (doc. U)
Mr. H. Sasaki, the University of Tokyo
10:55–11:10  “An Environmentally-sound Process for Recycling Ti Scraps Combining with Chloride Wastes” (doc. V)
Ms. H. Zheng, the University of Tokyo
11:10–11:25  “Thermodynamic Measurement for Cr-P Alloy with Double Knudsen Cell Mass Spectrometry” (doc. W)
Mr. T. Nagai, the University of Tokyo
11:25–11:40  “Electrochemical Formation of Self-organized Nanotubes/Nanorods” (doc. X)
Dr. K. Yasuda, the University of Tokyo
11:40–11:55  “Electrodeoxidation of TiO2 in Molten CaCl2” (doc. Y)
Mr. O. Kjos, Norwegian the University of Science and Technology
12:00–13:00  Workshop Lunch (Von Hippel Room 13-2137)

Afternoon, March 3 (Saturday), 2007 Lecture Hall 2-105

PM1, Session chair: Prof. T. Uda
13:00–13:20  “Molten Oxide Electrolysis: Towards “Green” Steelmaking & Lunar in situ Resource Utilization” (doc. Z)
Visiting Prof. D. Wang, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
13:20–13:40  “Production of Liquid Titanium by Molten Oxide Electrolysis” (doc. AA)
Dr. C. de Alwis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
13:40–14:00  “Electrode Processes Associated with the Electrolytic Production of Ni in Molten Oxides” (doc. AB)
Visiting Prof. B. Li, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
14:00–14:20  “Electrodeposition of Diamondlike Carbon Films” (doc. AC)
Dr. A.H.C. Sirk, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
14:20–14:30  Closing Remarks
Prof. D.R. Sadoway, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
14:30–14:45  Adjourn
14:45–16:00  Tour of Sadoway Laboratory and MIT Campus
16:00  Depart
Digest of Poster Presentations
List of Participants and Contact Information

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RMW2
The 2nd Workshop on Reactive Metal Processing

November 16 (Thurs.)– November 17 (Fri.), 2006, Tokyo, the University of Tokyo

Afternoon, November 16 (Thurs.)- November 17 (Fri.), 2006 Convention Hall (2F), Building A

PM1 Session Chair: Prof. T. Uda
14:00–14:10  Opening Remarks
Prof. T.H. Okabe, the University of Tokyo
14:10–15:10  “Recent Process in the Development of New Electrochemical Processes for the Production of Titanium”
Prof. D.J. Fray, Cambridge University
15:10–16:10  “About Norsk Titanium, and Recent Process on Titanium Research”
Dr. K. Dring, Norsk Titanium AS
16:10–16:20   Coffee Break
PM2 Session Chair: Prof. T.H. Okabe
16:20–17:20  “Calcium in Molten Salts: A Chemical Panacea or anElectrochemical Disaster”
Prof. G.J. Kipouros, Dalhousie University
17:20–18:20  “Towards Sustainable Metals Production by Electrochemical Processing in Oxide Melts”
Prof. D.R. Sadoway, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
18:20–18:30  Close Remarks
Prof. T.H. Okabe, the University of Tokyo
18:30–20:30  Discussion and Reception at Foyer (2F), Building A

Poster Session (Okabe Lab, Morita Lab, and Maeda Lab etc.)

Morning, November 17 (Friday), 2006 Convention Hall (2F), Building A

Social event

10:00–11:00  Lab Tour at IIS
(Prof. Maeda’s group, Prof. Morita’s group, and Prof. Okabe’s group)
11:00–12:00  Free Discussion
12:00–13:30  Workshop Lunch
Digest of Poster Presentations
List of Participants and Contact Information

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RMW1
The 1st Workshop on Reactive Metal Processing

March 17 (Fri.)– March 19 (Sat.), 2006, Cambridge, MIT

Afternoon, March 17 (Friday), 2006 Chipman Room (35-410)

PM1 Session Chair: Prof. A.C. Powell IV
13:00–13:10  Opening Remarks
Prof. D.R. Sadoway, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
13:10–13:35  “Viscosity Behavior of Molten Nickel Alloys”
Prof. Y. Sato, Tohoku University
13:35–14:00  “Recent Progress on Production Process of Reactive Metals”
Prof. T.H. Okabe, the University of Tokyo
14:00–14:25  “Towards Cost-effective Sustainable Metal Production by Molten Oxide Electrolysis”
Prof. D.R. Sadoway, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
14:25–14:45  Break
PM2 Session Chair: Prof. T.H. Okabe
14:45–15:10  “Recent Progress in Reactive Metal Processing”
Prof. H. Zhu, University of Science & Technology Beijing
15:10–15:35  “Recent Researches on Ti Processing in Molten Salt”
Prof. T. Takenaka, Toyohashi University of Technology
15:35–16:00  “Thermodynamics-Based Modeling of Phase Boundary Motion in Reactive Metal Processing”
Prof. A.C. Powell IV, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
16:00–16:25  “Recent Progress on Dry Processes for f-element Materials”
Prof. N. Sato, Tohoku University
16:25–16:35  Break
16:35–17:30  Poster Session (Ms. Zheng, Mr. Obana, Mr. Takeda, etc.)
18:00–20:30  Workshop Banquet at MIT Museum

Morning, March 18 (Saturday), 2006 Chipman Room (35-410)

AM1 Session Chair: Dr. M. Miyake
10:00–10:15  “Phase Field Modeling of Metal-Electrolyte Interface Shape and Topology Changes in the Transport-Limited Electrochemical Reaction”
Ms. W. Pongsaksawad, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
10:15–10:30  “Production of Titanium Subchloride Employing Molten Salt as a Reaction Medium”
Mr. O. Takeda, the University of Tokyo
10:30–10:45  “Electrochemical Extraction of Iron from a Martian Simulant”
Dr. C. de Alwis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
10:45–11:00  “Direct Electrolytic Reduction of Solid SiO2 in Molten CaCl2 for Solar Grade Si Production”
Dr. K. Yasuda, Kyoto University
11:00–11:15  “Recent Progress of Active Metal Processing in Wuhan University”
Dr. Dihua Wang, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
11:15–11:50  Open Discussion
11:50–12:00  Closing Remarks
Prof. D.R. Sadoway, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
12:00–13:30  Workshop Lunch

Social event

13:30–16:00  MIT Campus Tour
(Prof. Sadoway’s group, Prof. Powell’s group)
Digest of Poster Presentations
List of Participants and Contact Information

Reports on the Workshop (in Japanese, reported by Mr. Osamu Takeda)
http://www.okabe.iis.u-tokyo.ac.jp/core-to-core/JSPS_rep/05JSPS_06_Active_Metal_Program.pdf

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