International Deep-Drawing Research Group
Annual Conference
June 1-3, 2009
Golden, Colorado


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Conference Co-Chairs:
            Bernard S. Levy, BS Levy Consultants
            David K. Matlock, Colorado School of Mines
            Chester J. Van Tyne, Colorado School of Mines

Scientific Committee:

The Scientific Committee will review the submitted abstracts.  The Scientific Committee is international in scope and a broad range of expertise is available for a quality review of the abstracts.

  • Bernard S. Levy, BS Levy Consultants, USA, Chairman
  • Tylan Altan, The Ohio State University, USA
  • Nader Asnafi, Volvo, Sweden
  • Eisso Atzema, Corus Steel, Netherlands
  • Neils Bay, Technical University of Denmark, Denmark
  • Jian Cao, Northwestern University, USA
  • Laurent Chappuis, Ford, USA
  • Fuh-Kuo Chen, National Taiwan University, Taiwan
  • Jayanth Chintamini, Arcelor Mittal, USA
  • Alain Col, Consultac, France
  • Chiel Dane, Corus Steel, Netherlands
  • Changqing Du, Chrysler, USA
  • James Fekete, General Motors, USA
  • Sergey Golovaschenko, Ford, USA
  • Daniel Green, University of Windsor, Canada
  • Brandon Hance, Timken, USA
  • Hisashi Hayashi, Riken Institute, Japan
  • Phillip Hein, Accelor Mittal, France
  • Pavel Hora, Institut fur Virtuelle Produktion, Switzerland
  • Stuart Keeler, Keeler Technologies, USA
  • Richard Kergen, Arcelor Mittal, Belgium
  • Lutz Kessler, Thyssen Krupp Stahl, Germany
  • Aleksy Konieczny, US Steel, USA
  • Toshihiko Kuwabara, Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology, Japan
  • Nico Langerak, Corus Steel, Netherlands
  • J K Lee, Ohio State University, USA
  • Franz-Joseph Lenze, Thyssen Krupp Stahl, Germany
  • David Matlock, Colorado School of Mines, USA
  • Kjell Mattiasson, Chalmers University, Sweden
  • David Meuleman, General Motors, USA
  • Y.H. Moon, Pusan National University, Korea
  • K Narasimhan, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, India
  • Arto Ranta-Eskola, Ruuki Production, Finland
  • Sriram Sadagopan, Arcelor Mittal, USA
  • Abel Santos, Institute of Mechanical Engineering and Industrial Management, Portugal
  • Erik Schedin, Ouotkumpu, Sweden
  • Ming Shi, US Steel, USA
  • John Siekirk, Chrysler, USA
  • Mateusz Sklad, McMaster University, Canada
  • Philip Smith, Alcoa, USA
  • Ronald Soldaat, Arcelor Mittal, Canada
  • Thomas Stoughton, General Motors, USA
  • Edwin Till, Voestalpine Stahl, Austria
  • Miklos Tisza, University of Miskolc, Hungary
  • Peter Ulinz, Anchor Manufacturing Group, USA
  • Chester Van Tyne, Colorado School of Mines, USA
  • Henk Vegter, Corus Steel, Netherlands
  • Boel Wadman, Swerea, Sweden
  • Robert Wagoner, Ohio State University, USA
  • Cedric Xia, Ford, USA
  • Darryl Young, Ford, USA

Additional members are being recruited

IDDRG Executive Committee

  • Alain Col, President, France
  • Bernard Levy, Past President, United States
  • Nico Langerak, General Secretary, Netherlands
  • Abel Santos, Treasurer, Portugal
  • Nader Asnafi, Vice President, Sweden
  • Hisashi Hayashi, Vice President, Japan
  • Richard Kergen, Vice President, Belgium
  • Franz-Joseph Lenze, Vice President, Germany
  • Arto Ranta-Eskola, Vice President, Finland
  • Edwin Till, Vice President, Austria
  • Miklos Tisza, Vice President, Hungary
  • Chester Van Tyne, Vice President, United States


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