Interaction of hydrogen isotopes

               with structural materials


IHISM (Interaction Hydrogen Isotopes with Structural Materials) is the name of the International conference as well as of the School for young scientists and specialists in the topical subject “Interaction of hydrogen isotopes with structural materials”, which have been held since 2001. At IHISM events, you can meet the majority of specialists working in this field. For many years of work, the members of the community have become friends, but they are always happy to welcome new people and participants. 

Dear colleagues!
The Organizing Committee invites leading scientists and university professors, as well as students, postgraduates and young researchers, scientists, engineers, industry workers under the age of 35 to take part in the summer School on the problem of "Interaction of hydrogen isotopes with structural materials"
School topics
- Kinetics and thermodynamics of the interaction of hydrogen isotopes with solids, including the effects of radiogenic helium.
- Mechanical properties and structural transformations of structural materials in a hydrogen environment.
- Hydrides and hydride transformations.
- Equipment and research methods.
Time and place of the event
The school will be held from 03 to 09 July at the recreation center "Alyonushka" in Okulovka, Novgorod region.
Key dates
Dates                                                                                  02 - 08.07.2023
The deadline for submitting applications is                               15.04.2023
Deadline for submission of abstracts                                        25.05.2023
Enrollment of students                                                              30.05.2022
The procedure for conducting
The work of the School is organized in thematic sections. The meetings are held in the form of review and thematic lectures by leading Russian and foreign experts with a free discussion of problematic issues and subsequent presentation of reports (messages) by "schoolchildren" with their own results on the topic under discussion. The duration of lectures is up to 50 minutes, reports of "schoolchildren– - up to 15 minutes. It is planned to hold 15 lectures on the key issues of the topic.
Lectures and reports will be published in the proceedings of the School (see, a collection of abstracts will be published before the start of the School. To publish reports and abstracts, an official permission for publication from the sending organization is required.
Application for participation
Registration of participants is carried out until April 15 in electronic form on the official website of the School:
The number of participants of the School is limited (120 people). Official invitations will be sent out by the organizing committee no later than May 25, 2023.
Issues related to the payment of participation in the School and accommodation will be clarified in the second information message.