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Awards

AM-Bench 2018 Benchmark Challenge Submissions and Awards

The 2018 AM-Bench Organizing Committee received a total of 46 Benchmark Challenge submissions from 19 groups around the world.  The geographical distribution of the groups, as determined by the home institution of the submitting author, included 9 from North America, 6 from Europe, and 4 from Asia.  The number of submissions for each challenge problem is listed below.  The dichotomy between the metals (AMB2018-01, AMB2018-02) and polymers (AMB2018-03, AMB2018-04) submissions was expected given the current large efforts around the world in modeling metals AM.  It is hoped that the existence of high-quality benchmark test data for polymers AM will encourage the development of new models for these important processes.

AMB2018-01:   Submissions
Part deflection CHAL-AMB2018-01-PD 6
Residual elastic strains CHAL-AMB2018-01-RS 6
Microstructure CHAL-AMB2018-01-MS 2
Phase fractions CHAL-AMB2018-01-PF 0
Phase evolution CHAL-AMB2018-01-PFRS 1

AMB2018-02:

   
Melt pool geometry CHAL-AMB2018-02-MP 10
Cooling rate CHAL-AMB2018-02-CR 6
Topography CHAL-AMB2018-02-TP 5
Grain structure CHAL-AMB2018-02-GS 4
Dendritic microstructure       CHAL-AMB2018-02-DM 1
Three-dimensional structure CHAL-AMB2018-02-3D 4

AMB2018-03:

   
Part thickness CHAL-AMB2018-03-Th 0
Part mass        CHAL-AMB2018-03-Ma 0
Part tensile properties CHAL-AMB2018-03-TP 1
Part void distribution CHAL-AMB2018-03-VD 0
Part cross section CHAL-AMB2018-03-CS 0

AMB2018-04:

   
Part thickness CHAL-AMB2018-03-Th 0
Part mass        CHAL-AMB2018-03-Ma 0
Part tensile properties          CHAL-AMB2018-03-TP 0
Part void distribution CHAL-AMB2018-03-VD 0
Part cross section       CHAL-AMB2018-03-CS 0
Part crystallinity and melting CHAL-AMB2018-04-CM 0

Awards were determined by the 2018 AM-Bench Organizing Committee and all evaluations were based solely upon direct comparisons with the corresponding AM-Bench measurement data.  If only one submission was received for a specific challenge problem, this does not mean that the submission automatically received an award.  Awards were only made when the Organizing Committee unanimously agreed they were merited.

The following awards were made at the AM-Bench Awards Ceremony on Wednesday, June 20, 2018.

CHAL-AMB2018-01-RS – Two 1st Place Awards (tie)

1st Place
Best modeling results predicting the residual stresses within an as-built IN625 bridge structure

Awarded to
Madie Allen, Tyler London, Yangzhan Yang, and Victor Oancea,
TWI Ltd and Dassault Systèmes SIMULIA Corp

AM-Bench Awards

 

1st Place
Best modeling results predicting the residual stresses within an as-built IN625 bridge structure

Awarded to
Arnaud François and Larbi Arbaoui,
Cenaero

AM-Bench Awards

 

CHAL-AMB2018-01-MS – One 1st Place Award

1st Place
Best modeling results predicting the microstructure within an as-built 15-5 bridge structure

Awarded to
Surya Ardham, Akash Bhattarcharjee, Ajaya Jena, Trinath Gaduparthi and Gerald Tennyson,
TCS Research, Tata Research Development and Design Center

AM-Bench Awards

 

CHAL-AMB2018-01-PFRS – One 1st Place Award

1st Place
Best modeling results predicting the phase evolution during residual stress annealing of an as-built IN625 bridge structure

Awarded to
Hector Basoalto, Jeffery Brooks, Magnus Anderson, Jonathan Benson, Mohammad Ahmad, Chinnapat Panwisawas, Richard Turner, and Ben Saunders,
PRISM Research Group, University of Birmingham

AM-Bench Awards

 

CHAL-AMB2018-02-CR – One 1st Place Award

1st Place
Best modeling results predicting the cooling rates of three single laser tracks on a bare IN625 plate

Awarded to
Zhengtao Gan, Yanping Lian, Stephen E. Lin, Kevontrez K. Jones, Wing Kam Liu, and Gregory J. Wagner,
Northwestern University

AM-Bench Awards

 

CHAL-AMB2018-02-GS – One 1st Place Award, One 2nd Place Award

1st Place
Best modeling results predicting the grain structure within three single laser tracks on a bare IN625 plate

Awarded to
Yanping Lian, Zhengtao Gan, Stephen E. Lin, Kevontrez K. Jones, Wing Kam Liu, and Gregory J. Wagner,
Northwestern University
AM-Bench Awards

 

2nd Place
Second place modeling results predicting the grain structure within three single laser tracks on a bare IN625 plate

Awarded to
Anil B. Chaudhary, Applied Optimization

AM-Bench Awards

 

CHAL-AMB2018-02-DM – One 1st Place Award

1st Place
Best modeling results predicting the dendritic microstructure within three single laser tracks on a bare IN625 plate

Awarded to
Zhengtao Gan, Yanping Lian, Stephen E. Lin, Kevontrez K. Jones, Wing Kam Liu, and Gregory J. Wagner,
Northwestern University
AM-Bench Awards

 

Created August 2, 2017, Updated November 15, 2019