Poster Numbers ICE 2022

22nd International Conference & Exhibition
30th May – 3rd June 2022, Geneva, Switzerland

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Euspen’s 22nd International Conference & Exhibition is held over 5 days (30th May – 3rd June 2022) and the daily programme is detailed below.


Monday 30th May 2022

08:30 – 11:30Tutorial One: FUNdaMENTALS of Precision Design
Alex Slocum, MIT
08:30 – 11:30Tutorial Three: Analysis and Design Concepts for Ultrastable Mechanical Systems: Thermal Effects
Nicolas Jobert, Alma Consulting
13:30 and 15:15CERN Technical Tour (CERN)
14:00 – 17:00Workshop One: Metrology of machine tools and industrial robots geometry and compliance
Andreas Archenti, KTH Royal Institute of Technology and René Mayer, École Polytechnique de Montréal
14:00 – 17:00Workshop Two: European framework for continuous professional development in precision engineering for advanced manufacturing (PREFAM)
Facilitated by Liam Blunt, University of Huddersfield
14:00 – 16:00Early Conference Registration at Hilton Geneva Hotel
14:00 – 17:00CERN Guided Tour (CERN)
18:00 – 20:00Welcome Reception to be held at The Globe, CERN
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 31st May 2022

08:00 – 09:00Conference Registration at Hilton Geneva Hotel
09:00 – 09:20Presidential Address and Welcome to CERN by Dr. Hélène Mainaud Durand
09:20 – 09:50Keynote One
Present and future CERN projects and their associated engineering challenges
Dr. Rhodri Jones, CERN, CH

09:50 – 10:20

Keynote Two
The James Webb Space Telescope: testing on ground to ensure on orbit performance
Dr. Begõna Vila, NASA, US
10:30 – 11:00Coffee in Exhibition
11:00 – 12:15


Keynote Three
Geneva´s Special Contribution to Precision Manufacturing and Metrology in Europe: A Historical Perspective
Dr. Thomas Sesselmann, Dr Johannes HEIDENHAIN GmbH, DE
12:15 – 12:30Lifetime Achievement Award
12:30 – 13:00

Chair: Byron Knapp

Commercial Session

12:30 – 12:34     Ametek
12:34 – 12:38     Moore Nanotech
12:38 – 12:42     ASML
12:42 – 12:46     Cranfield Precision
12:46 – 12:50     Prof. Instruments
12:50 – 12:54     JPE
12:54 – 12:58     SIOS
12:58 – 13:02     Micro Lam

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

Co-Chair: Anke Günther; Alex Slocum

Session 1: Advances in Precision Design, Precision Engineering and Nanotechnologies

Session Keynote:
14:00     Rectilinear translation four-bar flexure mechanism based on four Remote Center Compliance pivots
Loïc Tissot-Daguette, EPFL, CH

14:20     Alleviating stress concentrations by constant curvature flexure mechanisms
Jan de Jong, University of Twente, NL

14:35     Nanotribological characterization of an X39CrMo17-1 steel thin-film via measurement-based machine learning methods
Marko Percic, University of Rijeka, HR

14:50     An enhanced mechanism for a kibble balance at the National Institute of Standards and Technology
Lorenz Keck, NIST. US

15:05      Discussion

15:25 – 15:40

Chair: Byron Knapp

Commercial Session

15:25 – 15:29     IBS Precision
15:29 – 15:33     MI-Partners
15:33 – 15:37     Aerotech
15:37 – 15:41     Hexagon

15:40 – 16:10Coffee in Exhibition
16:10 – 16:35

Chair: Byron Knapp

Commercial Session

16:10 – 16:14     attocube
16:14 – 16:18     Contour Fine Tooling
16:18 – 16:22     SYMETRIE
16:22 – 16:26     Kern Microtechnik
16:26 – 16:30     Loxham Precision
16:30 – 16:34     Smaract GmbH

16:35 – 16:55Euspen Talent Programme 2022
17:00 – 20:30Student Recruitment Networking Event
Free Evening


Wednesday 1st June 2022


08:30 – 09:00

Keynote Four
The use of humanoids and AI in the industrial processes and manufacturing
Prof. Darwin Caldwell, Italian Institute of Technology, IT
09:00 – 10:45

Co-Chair: Theo Ruijl; Dominiek Reynaerts

Session 2: Mechatronics, Sensors and AI

Session Keynote:
09:00     A hydrogen valve enabling overlay and throughput for EUV
Radu Donose, ASML, NL       

09:20     Material removal rate prediction with force signals and machine learning in magnetically driven internal finishing
Jiong Zhang, National University of Singapore, SG

09:35     The MIIM method for the environmental thermal error study of large machine tools: A real case study
Fernando Egaña, TEKNIKER, ES

09:50     On-machine measurement cycle for the adaptive thermal error compensation of linear axes
Nico Zimmermann, ETH Zürich, CH

10:05     Active load cell with positive, negative and zero stiffness operating modes for micronewton range contact force monitoring in electrical probing
Michal Smreczak, EPFL, CH

10:20      Discussion

10:45 – 11:15Coffee in Exhibition
11:15 – 13:00

Co-Chair: Liam Blunt; Jelm Franse

Session 3: Non-Mechanical Manufacturing Processes

Session Keynote:
11:15     Process behaviour of segmented and actuated tool electrodes for variable shaping in sinking EDM
Jonas Ludwig, IWF TU Berlin, DE

11:35     A novel design of soft tool manipulator for hard-to-reach zone machining by microEDM
Sam Peerlinck, KU Leuven, BE   

11:50     Surface optimization of dental implants with laser surface texturing and silver coating
Luiz Schweitzer, Fraunhofer IPK, DE    

12:05    An investigation of maskless fluid jet polishing of three dimensional structured surfaces
Chunjin Wang, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, HK

12:20     Fabrication of an atomically smooth polycrystalline surface without grain boundary steps using catalyst-referred etching
Daisetsu Toh, Osaka University, JP

12:35     Discussion

13:00 – 13:15euspen AGM
13:00 – 14:00Lunch and Coffee in Exhibition

14:00 – 15:25

Co-Chair: Jose Yague-Fabra; Henny Spaan

Session 4: Large Scale Precision Engineering

Session Keynote:
14:00     Structured laser beam for alignment and large-scale metrology
Krystof Polak, CERN, CH

14:20     Frequency scanning interferometry for accurate robot position measurement
Mohammed Isa, University of Nottingham, UK

14:35     Geometrical measurement concept for the ATLAS New Small Wheel construction
Dirk Mergelkuhl, CERN, CH 

14:50     Simulation and accuracy evaluation of a new 3D photogrammetric position measurement system
Uwe Bielke, Glasgow Caledonian University, DE

15:05     Discussion

15:25 – 15:44

Chair: Byron Knapp

Commercial Session

15:25 – 15:29     Zygo
15:29 – 15:33     Evident Europe (Olympus)
15:33 – 15:37     Prior Scientific
15:37 – 15:41     Huber
15:41 – 15:45     Hittech Group

15:45 – 16:10Coffee in Exhibition
16:10 – 16:25euspen 23rd International Conference & Exhibition, DTU, DK, Prof Hans Hansen
16:25 – 16:35Heidenhain Scholarship Awards
16:35 – 18:00Poster Session      (Poster Numbers)
17:45 – 18:30Exhibitor Drinks
18:30 – 22:00euspen Networking Dinner, Coaches depart from Hilton Geneva Hotel


Thursday 2nd June 2022

09:00 – 10:45

Co-Chair: Harald Bosse;  Thomas Ittner

Session 5: Metrology

Session Keynote:
09:00     Development of a high precision balance for measuring quantity of dispensed fluid as a new calibration reference for the becquerel
Sven Schulze, NIST, US

09:20     Near-field spectroscopic measurement of thermally excited evanescent waves
Ryoko Sakuma, The University of Tokyo, JP

09:35     Efficient close-range photogrammetry reconstruction through autonomous image background removal
Joe Eastwood, University of Nottingham, UK

09:50     A new spin on kibble: A self calibrating torque realization device at NIST
Zane Comden, NIST, US

10:05     A plate beamsplitter based stereo phase measuring deflectometry for measuring specular structured surfaces
Yongjia Xu, University of Huddersfield, UK

10:20     Discussion

10:45 – 11:15Coffee in Exhibition
11:15 – 12:45Poster Session     (Poster Numbers)
Voting on posters will close 12:00
12:45 – 13:45Lunch and Coffee in Exhibition
13:45 – 14:50

Co-Chair: Oltmann Riemer;  Harkaitz Urreta

Session 6: Mechanical Manufacturing Processes (Part 1)

Session Keynote:
13:45     Micro milling of brass and commercially pure titanium with all-ceramic micro end mills made from four different ceramic tool substrates
Tobias Mayer, TU Kaiserslautern – Institute for Manufacturing Technology and Production Systems, DE

14:05     Precision cutting of CVD-SiC aspheric mold by PCD milling tool
Mirai Sakaida, Chubu University, JP

14:20     Cutting of tungsten carbide using driven rotary tool
Dennis Wee Keong Neo, Singapore Institute of Manufacturing Technology, SG

14:35     Ductile cutting regime in freeform milling of single crystal silicon
Marvin Groeb, Kern Microtechnik GmbH, DE

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

15:15     Enhanced ultra-precision machining of discontinuous microstructures on monolithic surfaces
Timo Dörgeloh, Leibniz Institute for Materials Engineering IWT, DE

15:30     Research on CNC polishing technology of rotational symmetric aspheric optical elements
Yaolong Chen, Xi’an Jiaotong University, CN

15:45     Discussion

16:15 – 16:25Closing remarks by euspen Vice President, Prof. Liam Blunt 

Friday 3rd June 2022

09:30 and 11:15CERN Technical Tour (CERN)
10:00 – 13:00CERN Guided Tour (CERN)
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