DATE: March 9th - March 12th, 2015
VENUE: Mielparque Nagoya Hotel, Nagoya, Japan


The "JSTP International Prize for R&D in Precision Forging" was established in 1996 to promote research and development in precision forging and other net shape forming methods with a fund donated by Nichidai Corporation. The seventh prize is to be given to Proffesor A.E. Tekkaya and Proffesor K. Mori at the 11th ICTP (Nagoya, Japan) in October, 2014. Past prize winners of JSTP Internation Prize;

Prize winners
1st (1996) Prof. H. Kudo and Prof. T. Altan
2nd (1999) Prof. K. Lange and Dr. H. Pugh
3rd (2002) Prof. K. Kondo and Prof. M. Geiger
4th (2005) Prof. N. Bay and Prof. K. Osakada
5th (2008) Prof. T.A. Dean and Prof. R. Kopp
6th (2011) Prof. J.-L. Chenot and Prof. T. Nakamura
7th (2014) Prof. A.E. Tekkaya and Prof. K. Mori

As an associated event of the prize, an "International Seminar on Precision Forging" (ISPF) will be held in Nagoya, Japan from March 9 to 12, 2015.
ISPF was held in Osaka (1997, 2000), Nagoya (2004), Nara (2006) and Kyoto (2009, 2013), respectively. In the seminar, about 10 active researchers/ engineers reviewed the recent development of precision forging technology, and the invited young researchers/ engineers introduced their own activities. There were about 100 participants at each seminar. The programs and further information of 1st - 6th ISPF are listed as following;

Date place program
1st March 31-April 3, 1997 Osaka Program
2nd May 15-18, 2000 Osaka Program
3rd March 15-18, 2004 Nagoya Program
4th March 21-24, 2006 Nara Homepage
5th March 16-19, 2009 Kyoto Homepage
6th March 11-14, 2013 Kyoto Homepage