undefined    October 23-26, 2023

undefined Four Points by Sheraton Shenzhen,

Shenzhen, Guangdong, China

Welcome To LMM 2023


The development of lightweight materials and manufacture technology has become important for paving the way for the industrial upgrading and environmental sustainable development in today's society. City University of Hong Kong (CityU), AVIC Manufacturing Technology Institute (AVIC MTI) and Imperial College London plan to co-host the "2023 International Conference on Lightweight Materials and  Manufacture " in Shenzhen from 23 to 26 October, 2023. The latest technologies in the development of lightweight materials, computational design optimization, structural strengthening, energy conservation, environmental protection technologies, as well as the exploration of new directions for different fields and application needs will be discussed in the conference. We sincerely invite the experts and scholars of the related fields to participate in this conference.

Hosted By ——
City University of Hong Kong (CityU)

AVIC Manufacturing Technology Institute (AVIC MTI)

Imperial College London, UK

Important Dates ——

Abstract submission deadline
 September 30, 2023
Registration Deadline
 October 10, 2023
Final Paper Submission Date
September 30, 2023
Conference Dates
October 23-26, 2023
Call For Paper

All papers related to the conference topics are welcome to submit. Topics include (but are not limited to) the following areas:

I. Fabrication and Manufacture of Lightweight Materials;

II. Design and Manufacture of Lightweight Components and Structures;

III. Topology Optimization and Manufacturing;

IV. Additive Manufacturing Technology;

V. Plastic Forming Technology;

VI. Joining Technology for Similar and Dissimilar Materials;

VII. Tool Design and Manufacturing for the Production of Lightweight Materials and Components;

VIII. Special Processing Technology;

IX. Other Innovative Material Processing and Manufacturing Technologies

Conference Presentation




Jian Lu

Chair Professor of CityU, Academician of National Academy of Technologies of France


Recent development of 3D printed high strength lightweight alloys

Jian Lu1,2,3

1. Centre for Advanced Structural Materials, City University of Hong Kong Shenzhen Research Institute,
          Greater Bay Joint Division, Shenyang National Laboratory for Materials Science, Shenzhen 518057, China

        2. CityU-Shenzhen Futian Research Institute, Shenzhen 518045, China
        3. Department of Mechanical Engineering, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China

John Dear

Imperial College London, UK


Modelling Impact and Repair of Composites for Sustainability

Haibao Liu

Queen Mary University of London, UK


An insight into the damage mechanisms of laminated composites subjected impact loading

Livan Fratini

University of Palermo, Italy


Last Advances on Friction Stir Based Processes: Multi-Material Welding, Deposition and Metallic Chips Recycling

Mingwang Fu

The Hong Kong Polytechnical University, Hong Kong, China



Christoph Hartl

Technische Hochschule Köln, Germany

Experimental and Theoretical Investigation of 3D-Printed Auxetic Lightweight Structures as a Metamaterial Made         of Polymers

Ghulam Hussain

University of Bahrain, Kingdom of Bahrain

An Overview of Hybrid Manufacturing Processes

Yun-Jae Kim

Korea University, Korea

Impact fracture simulation

Zbigniew Kowalewski

Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland


      Yield Surface Determination of CP-Ti and Its Evolution Reflecting Prior Deformation under Complex Loading

Krzysztof Muszka

(AGH University of Krakow/Faculty of Metals Engineering & Industrial Computer Science/Department of Metal Forming and Metals Engineering, Poland)


     Functional, Multilayered Metallic Lightweight Materials Produced by Explosive Welding and Metal   Forming Operations.     

Pan Wang

(Singapore Institute of Manufacturing Technology, Singapore)


Lightweight Design and Fabrication using Electron Beam Powder Bed Fusion


(Centre of Excellence for Advanced Materials, China)

Residual Stress Characterisation Techniques and Applications

Jun Jiang

(Imperial College London, UK)




After reviewing process, all accepted papers will be published in International Journal of Lightweight Materials and Manufacture (IJLMM), IJLMM has been indexed by Scopus and EI Compendex.

Contact Us
Shasha QiTel: +86-755-83654950E-mail: shasqi2222@cityu.edu.cn
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Shuyu ChenTel: +86-755-23607432E-mail:shuyuc2222@cityu.edu.cn

Financial contact

Peng LiTel: +86-755-83651917 E-mail: lipeng2222@cityu.edu.cn