November 10, 2022


Technical Applications for Components Working in Hydrogen Environment:

  • Hydrogen Production, Storage, Distribution and Use
  • Characterisation of Material Properties
  • Material Selection
  • Simulation of Processes Regarding the Influence of H2 on Ductility and Damage

Program (times correspond to CET)

09:00 a.m. MPA Welcome
    Session "Hydrogen - Requirements and Solutions"
09:05 a.m. MPA Introduction
09:10 a.m. P. Auerkari, Kiwa Inspecta, Vantaa/Tampere, R. Rintamaa, Clenercon Oy, Espoo, S. Tuurna, Kiwa Inspecta, Vantaa/Tampere, Finland Hydrogen for Energy Challenges: Solutions and Gaps  
09:35 a.m. S. Zickler, TÜV Süd Industrie Service, Filderstadt, Germany Hydrogen Testing Systems - Requirements from the Health and Safety Standards’ Perspective
10:00 a.m. G. Golisch, G. Genchev, E. Wanzenberg, S. Höhler, J. Mentz, Salzgitter Mannesmann Forschung GmbH, Salzgitter, Germany Hydrogen and Steel: Requirements, Materials Properties and Testing Technology
10:25 a.m.   Break
    Session "Materials and Parameter Determination"
10:40 a.m. MPA Introduction
10:45 a.m. P. Fayek, K. Bauer-Troßmann, R. Westerheide, Robert Bosch GmbH, Renningen, Germany MatHyP - Materials Under Hydrogen Pressure
11:10 a.m C. D. Schmidt, H.-J. Christ, A. von Hehl, Institut für Werkstofftechnik, University of Siegen, Germany Fatigue Properties of Microstructural Gradients in
Ti-6Al-4V Generated with Thermohydrogen Treatment
11:35 a.m. R. Fauser, Institute for Materials Testing, Materials Science and Strength of Materials (IMWF), University of Stuttgart, B. Kagay, J. Quatier, MPA University of Stuttgart, Germany Fatigue Behavior of Austenitic and Martensitic Stainless Steels in Hydrogen Environments
12:00 p.m.   Break
13:00 p.m. O. Sobol, F. Konert, J. Nietzke, F. Wieder, D. Meinel, T. Böllinghaus, Bundesanstalt für Materialprüfung und -forschung (BAM), Berlin, Germany Urgent Material Issues on the Path to the Utilization of Existing Gas Infrastructure for Hydrogen Transport
13:25 p.m. C. Cao, ZwickRoell GmbH & Co. KG, Ulm, Germany Materials Testing in the Hydrogen Industry
13:50 p.m. K. M. Schweitzer, Bruker AXS GmbH, Karlsruhe J. Jürgensen, Institute for Materials, Ruhr Universität Bochum, R. Strack, C. Zühlke, Bruker AXS GmbH, Karlsruhe, Germany Hydrogen Embrittlement and the Analysis of Diffusible Hydrogen via Thermal Desorption Analysis
14:15 p.m.   Break
    Session "Integrity under Hydrogen"
14:30 p.m. MPA Introduction
14:35 p.m. S. Faust, I. Fleck, U. Jendrich, Gesellschaft für Anlagen- und Reaktorsicherheit (GRS) gGmbH, Köln, Germany A Review of the Potential Influence of Hydrogen on the Integrity of Components in Light Water Reactors (LWR)
15:00 p.m. C. Günther, U. Marewski, M. Steiner, Open Grid Europe, Essen, H. Silcher, MPA University of Stuttgart, Germany Conversion of High Pressure Natural Gas Pipelines to Hydrogen
15:25 p.m. K. Heckmann, B. Geyer, Gesellschaft für Anlagen- und Reaktorsicherheit (GRS) gGmbh, Köln, Germany Case Study of Hydrogen-assisted Fatigue Crack Growth in Hydrogen Operated Gas Pipelines with the PROST Tool
15:50 p.m. A. G. Varias, Innovation Hub, Public Power Corporation S.A., Pallini, Greece On the Integrity of Structures under Hydrogen Chemical Equilibrium and Steady-State Heat Conduction
16:15 p.m.   Break
    Session "Specific Applications"
16:30 p.m. MPA Introduction
16:35 p.m. C. Metzmacher, Carl Zeiss SMT GmbH, Oberkochen, Germany Hydrogen Compatibility of Materials Used in EUV Lithgraphy
17:00 p.m. M. Rhode, J. Nietzke, O. Sobol, Bundesanstalt für Materialforschung und -prüfung (BAM), Berlin, Germany Additive Manufacturing of Components in Hydrogen Technologies
17:25 p.m. MPA Closing Words

Fees and conditions for participation

The workshop "Hydrogen" is an online-workshop. After your binding registration you will get a link to the conference platform in a timely manner.
The conference fee includes the access to the lecture-videos (video-on-demand) and the pdf-files of the presentations (a few days after the workshop) on the conference plattform for 14 days. 
The event language is English.

€ 120,-    Day Ticket
free        Speaker
free        Student (with ID)



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