23rd International Conference & Exhibition
12th – 16th June 2023, Copenhagen, Denmark

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Euspen’s 23rd International Conference & Exhibition is held over 5 days (12th – 16th June 2023) and the daily programme is detailed below.


Monday 12th June 2023

08:30 – 11:30Tutorial One: FUNdaMENTALS of Precision Design
Alex Slocum, MIT, US
14:00 – 17:00Workshop One: Digital Manufacturing Technologies for Zero-defect Industry 4.0 Production – DIGIMAN4.0  (Workshop programme)
Dr Guido Tosello, PhD Associate Professor, Technical University of Denmark, DK
09:00 – 12:00Workshop Two: Digitalisation in Precision Engineering
Dr Lars Schönemann & Dr Oltmann Riemer, University of Bremen – Leibniz Institute for Material Oriented Technologies – IWT, DE
14:00 – 17:00Workshop Three: The future of Metrology for Advanced Manufacturing  (Workshop programme)
Dr Harald Bosse, PTB, DE & Dr Alexander Evans, BAM, DE
14:00 – 16:00Early Conference Registration at DTU
19:00 – 21:00Welcome Reception to be held at Copenhagen City Hall
We invite our delegates to join us at for drinks and canapes with an opportunity to catch-up with old and new friends in this high-profile venue.

Tuesday 13th June 2023

08:00 – 09:00Conference Registration at DTU
09:00 – 09:10Presidential Address by Dr Hélène Mainaud Durand
09:10 – 09:20Welcome to DTU
09:20 – 09:50Keynote One
Designing for sustainability via science-based decision support: charting a path for engineering designers
Prof. Tim McAloone, Technical University of Denmark, DK
09:55 – 10:25Keynote Two
Manufacturing Academy of Denmark
Nigel Edmondson, Manufacturing Academy of Denmark (MADE), DK
10:30 – 11:00Coffee in Exhibition
11:00 – 12:25

Chairs: José Yague-Fabra; Charlie Wallis

Session 1: Advances in Precision Engineering

Session Keynote:
11:00     ASML adopts a circular economy model
Stef Calon, ASML, NL    

11:20    Damping of flexure blades based on bi-material additive manufacturing
Lisa Salamin, CSEM, CH      

11:35     Investigating the kinematic performance of a positioning device with subatomic resolution
Roman Hebenstreit, TU Ilmenau, DE 

11:50     Optimization of diamond machined gratings for low light scattering and highest diffraction efficiencies
Ralf Steinkopf, Fraunhofer IOF, DE  

12:05      Discussion

12:25 – 13:00

Chair: Byron Knapp

Industry Presentations            

12:25 – 12:29        Aerotech Ltd
12:29 – 12:33        Cranfield Precision Fives
12:33 – 12:37        IBS Precision Engineering
12:37 – 12:41        MI Partners
12:41 – 12:45        Precitech
12:45 – 12:49        Taylor Hobson
12:49 – 12:53        Zygo
12:53 – 12:57        Professional Instruments Company

13:00 – 14:00Lunch and Coffee in Exhibition
14:00 – 15:25

Chairs: Enrico Savio; Guido Tosello

Session 2: Non-Mechanical Manufacturing Processes

Session Keynote:
14:00     Effects of ultrasonic vibration on the silver deposition in powder mixed EDM for antibacterial surface modification
Viet D. Bui, Chemitz University of Technology, DE      

14:20     Experimental testing and characterization of additively manufactured CF-PEEK dies for complex profile in polymer profile extrusion
 Arhimny Hasdi Aimon, DTU, DK                  

14:35     Investigation of laser decoated gas turbine blades and their recoating with regard to their mechanical hardness properties
Marie-Luise Röhricht, Siemens Energy AG, DE      

14:50     Concentric jet for confined mask-less anodic dissolution and oxidation of aluminium
André Martin, Chemitz University of Technology, DE         

15:05      Discussion

15:25 – 15:45

Chair: Byron Knapp

Industry Presentations                    

15:25 – 15:29        POLYTEC GMBH
15:29 – 15:33        SIOS MeßTECHNIK
15:33 – 15:37        EVIDENT
15:41 – 15:45        PHYSIK INSTRUMENTE (PI) GMBH & CO KG

15:45 – 16:10Coffee in Exhibition
16:10 – 16:35

Chair: Byron Knapp

Industry Presentations             

16:10 – 16:14        attocube systems AG
16:14 – 16:18        KERN MICROTECHNIK GMBH
16:18 – 16:22        SMARACT METROLOGY GMBH & CO. KG
16:22 – 16:26        JPE
16:26 – 16:30        PRODUCTIVE MACHINES
16:30 – 16:34
16:34 – 16:38        QUEENSGATE A BRAND OF PRIOR

16:35 – 16:55euspen Talent Programme 2023
17:00 – 21:30Student Recruitment Networking Event

Wednesday 14th June 2023

08:30 – 09:00Keynote Three
Topology optimization in mechanical design
Prof. Ole Sigmund, Technical University of Denmark, DK
09:05 – 10:30

Chairs: Andreas Archenti; Byron Knapp

Session 3: Measuring Instruments and Machine Tools

Session Keynote:
09:05     A novel sample holder for operando X-ray nanoscopy of perovskite solar cells
Francesco Lena, Brazilian Synchrotron Light Laboratory (LNLS), BR           

09:25     Mechanical design of a next generation Gamma-Ray Spectrometer: Gamma-Ray Energy Tracking Array (GRETA)
Eric Buice, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, US               

09:40     Investigation on damping properties of contact surfaces with different asperity heights
Shimpei Saito, Kyoto University, JP      

09:55     Force sensing linear rolling guides based on modified metal strain gauges
Dennis Kowalke, Leibniz University Hannover (IWF), DE             

10:10      Discussion

10:30 – 11:00Coffee in Exhibition
11:00 – 11:25Lifetime Achievement Award
11:25 – 11:45euspen AGM
12:00 – 13:00euspen Football Challenge
13:00 – 14:00Lunch and Coffee in Exhibition

14:00 – 15:45

Chairs: Dominiek Reynaerts; Jelm Franse

Session 4: Mechatronics

Session Keynote:
14:00     Design and validation of a Cryogenic Active Vibration Isolator
Richard Albers, JPE, NL            

14:20     Robust mass dampers: the development of a low-cost, broad-banded solution to improve vibration stability on the nanoscale
Scott Beamish, Diamond Light Source, UK

14:35     Ultra-flat, high-speed planar stage based on parallel kinematics
Stefan Schulz, Physik Instrumente, DE                    

14:50     Development of magnet array movable planar magnetic levitation stage
Motohiro Takahashi, Hitachi, JP    

15:05   Digital twin of dynamic error of a collaborative robot
Charlie Walker , University of Strathclyde, UK

15:20     Discussion

15:45 – 16:10Coffee in Exhibition
16:10 – 16:25euspen 24th International Conference & Exhibition, UCD, IRE, Prof. Denis Dowling
16:25 – 16:35Heidenhain Scholarship Awards
16:35 – 18:00Poster Session     (Poster Numbers)
17:15 – 18:00Exhibitor Drinks
18:00– 22:00euspen Networking Dinner, Coaches depart from DTU @ 18:00

Thursday 15th June 2023

09:00 – 09:30Keynote Four
Photonic metasurfaces for precision metrology – A perspective
Prof. Dame Jane Jiang, University of Huddersfield, UK
09:30 – 10:35

Chairs: Liam Blunt; Thomas Ittner


Session 5: Metrology  (Part 1)

Session Keynote:
09:30     Measurement errors in the Planck-Balance caused by alternating forces
Johannes Konrad, PTB, DE        

09:50     Fabrication and metrology of large freeform mirror for 250-mm aperture TMA
Matt Davies, Moore Nanotechnology, US

10:05     Spectral assessment of surface topography
Danilo Quagliotti, DTU, DK         

10:20     Measurement of additively manufactured lattice struts: an analysis of defect basis representation performance with virtual volume correlation
Marc-Antoine de Pastre, ENS Paris-Saclay, FR                 

10:35 – 11:00Coffee in Exhibition
11:00 – 12:00Session 5: Metrology (Part 2)

11:00     Towards miniaturised instrumentation realised via metasurfaces
Joseph Kendrick, University of Huddersfield, UK

11:15     European Metrology Network (EMN) for Advanced Manufacturing ─ Development of the Strategic Research Agenda (SRA)
Daniel O’Connor, National Physical Laboratory, UK       

11:30     Discussion

12:00 – 13:00Poster Session Cont.     (Poster Numbers)
Voting on posters will close at 12:30
13:00 – 14:00Lunch and Coffee in Exhibition
14:00 – 14:50


Chairs: Oltmann Riemer; Giuliano Bissacco


Session 6: Mechanical Manufacturing Processes (Part 1)

Session Keynote:
14:00     Suitability of Aluminium RSA-501 for manufacturing diffractive optical elements by shaping processes
Daniel Rolon, TU Berlin, DE       

14:20     Benchmarking lead times, tool wear and surface topology in conventional and high efficiency pocket milling
Kevin Sel, Thomas More University of Applied Sciences, BE

14:35    Precision machining of glassy carbon
Lars Schönemann, Leibniz – Institute for Materials Engineering – IWT, DE             

14:50 – 15:15Coffee in Exhibition
15:15 – 16:10Session 6: Mechanical Manufacturing Processes (Part 2)

15:15     Image-processing-based analysis of subsurface damage in diamond wire sawing of silicon wafer
Chunjin Wang, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, CN        

15:30     Concept and realisation of a modular alignment turning machine
Andreas Gebhardt, Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Optics and Precision Engineering IOF, DE       

15:45     Discussion

16:10 – 16:20Closing remarks by euspen Vice President, Prof. Andreas Archenti 

Friday 16th June 2023

09:00 – 14:00Tour 1: DTU Civil and Mechanical Engineering
09:30 – 12:30Tour 2: Danish Fundamental Metrology
09:15 – 13:00Tour 3: Novo Nordisk


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