Public examination: Francois Miterand Njock Bayock 30.6.

Francois Miterand Njock Bayock, Master of Science in Technology, will defend his doctoral dissertation in the field of laser welding technology at LUT on 30th of June at 9:30 a.m., room 1316. His dissertation is titled Thermal analysis of dissimilar weld joints of high-strength and ultra-high-strength steels. Professor Sanbao Lin of Harbin Institute of Technology, China will act as opponent. Professor Heidi Piili of LUT University will act as custos.

Due to the current COVID-19 situation, public's attendance to the public examination event is limited, and attendance is allowed only to those invited by the candidate. Other public may follow the event in a remote webinar connection through the following link:

People taking part remotely are recommended to use the Zoom-application, but it is also possible to take part via a browser. Please note that Chrome is recommended, Safari and Firefox are not supported browsers. During the opponent questioning, the audience's microphones are muted automatically. At the end of the event the candidate calls upon the audience according to the usual protocol and the custos may instruct the audience to use the "Raise hand" function in Zoom. In case any comments arise, the microphones are unmuted. The Chat is not available.

Library information

The dissertation has been published in the Acta Universitis Lappeenrantaensis research series number 911 of the university. ISBN 978-952-335-527-9, ISBN 978-952-335-528-6 (PDF), ISSN-L 1456-4491, ISSN 1456-4491. The electronic version can be found from LUTPub-database: A printed version of the dissertation may be purchased from the Aalef bookstore, tel. +348 44 744 5511, or at or online from the LUT Shop: