Main sponsors

More photos in photo gallery.

Mechanical properties of biological samples
One day workshop

Important dates

extended to May 1, 2019
April 10, 2019
Abstract submission and registration

May 10, 2019
Confirmation of accepted abstracts

June 10, 2019
Early bird registration & payment

September 10, 2019
Full text submission

September 10, 2019
Registration & payment

November 6-8, 2019

Also sponsored by
The next Local Mechanical Properties conference LMP 2022 will be held on Košice, Slovakia, November 2022.

Acknowledgements to LMP2019 participants
The LMP 2019 conference organizers would like to thank all attendees, speakers, chairpersons and exhibitors for their contributions. Support of conference sponsors is also very much appreciated. The conference brought together 75 participants from 8 countries. The conference program covered 36 oral presentations in 8 sections and 21 posters.

Best poster competition
The best poster competition was announced and the Best Poster Award winners for LMP2019 are:
  1. Sylvain Giljean
    with the poster "Relation between hardness of multilayered (Ti, Al)N based coatings and periods of their stacking".

    Best poster award was awarded in recognition to scientific quality of the poster.
    Sylvain Giljean - Best Poster Award

  2. Radim Kudělka
    with the poster "Laser-induced surface acoustic waves for thin film characterization".

    Best poster award was awarded in recognition to application potential of the poster.
    Radim Kudělka - Best Poster Award
Conference photos
LMP2019 conference memories are conserved in the photo gallery.

Local Mechanical Properties 2019

The Fourteenth International Conference on Local Mechanical Properties will be held in Prague, Czech Republic, from Wednesday, November 6 to Friday, November 8, 2019. This year, the conference is organized by the Czech Technical University in Prague, Faculty of Civil Engineering, Czech Republic.

Organized by:
Czech Technical University in Prague
Faculty of Civil Engineering

Under the auspices of the Dean Prof. Ing. Jiří Máca, CSc.

Prof. Dr. Mike Swain
Prof. Dr. Gerhard Dehm
Invited speakers talk title
Prof. Dr. Mike Swain
Indentation Behaviour of Biological Tissues:
Role of Included Fluid
Prof. Dr. Gerhard Dehm
Probing the mechanics of dislocation - grain boundary interactions:
Lessons learned from in situ microcompression experiments

Prof. Ján Dusza, DrSc.
Institute of Materials Research, Slovak Academy of Sciences
Dr. Michael Griepentrog
BAM Berlin, Department of Materials Protection and Surface Technologies
Prof. Vincent Keryvin
Université Bretagne Sud, France
Mgr. Petr Klapetek, Ph.D.
CMI Brno, Department of Nanometrology
David Mercier
Granta Design, France
Dr. Jeffrey Wheeler
ETH Zurich, Switzerland
Keynote speakers talk title
Dr. Michael Griepentrog
Some critical discussion of the state of the art of uncertainty evaluation in Instrumented Indentation Testing
Prof. Vincent Keryvin
Mechanical behaviour of fully densified silicate glasses
Mgr. Petr Klapetek, Ph.D.
Quantitative mechanical properties measurements using SPM techniques
Dr. David Mercier
On the design of coating systems using nanomechanical experiments
Dr. Jeffrey Wheeler
Mechanical Phase Mapping of Meteorites: Combining EDX and Nanoindentation
Prof. Ján Dusza, DrSc.
Slip activation in ZrB2 ceramic grains during nanoindentation

Conference Language
  • The official conference language is English.