Invited speakers

Here is the preliminary list of invited speakers for FCSE-2017:

You will also find the biography of each individual speaker and the abstract of their respective presentation.

❯ Ahmet T. Alpas, University of Windsor, ON, Canada


“Carbon-based coatings for industrial applications”


❯ Andre Anders, Lawrence Livermore Laboratory, Berkeley, CA, USA

“Non-evaporative getter and other coatings for applications in ultrahigh vacuum”


❯ Ladislav Bardos, Uppsala University, Sweden


“Non-conventional plasmas for reduced and high pressure processes”


❯ Marcela Bilek, University of Sydney, Australia

“Hemocompatible and inherently biofunctionalisable coatings for cardiovascular stents”


❯ Eric Chason, Brown University, CT, USA


“Relating thin film stress to the processing conditions and microstructure”


❯ Diederik Depla, Ghent University, Belgium


“Some answers and a million of questions about reactive magnetron sputtering”


❯ Gary Doll, University of Akron, OH, USA


“Wear and corrosion resistant coatings for demanding environments”


❯ Ali Erdemir, Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, IL, USA


“Re-engineering of tribological interfaces toward more efficient and green transportation technologies”


❯ Joseph E. Greene, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, IL, USA


Evening lecture:
Tracing the Recorded History of Thin-Film Sputter Deposition: from the 1800s to 2017″


❯ Jeon G. Han, Sungkyunkwan University, Suwon, South Korea

“High rate synthesis of self assembled Si quantum dots using radical and plasma control in RF/UHF high density plasmas at low temperature”


❯ Stéphane Kéna-Cohen, Polytechnique Montréal, Montréal, QC, Canada

“Functional organic and metallic films for optoelectronics”


❯ Paul Mayrhofer, Technische Universität Wien, Vienna, Austria


“Innovative ceramic-like coatings for tooling, machining, aerospace, energy and automotive industry”


❯ Susan Sinnott, University of Pennsylvania, PA, USA


“Quantification of structure-property relationships at interfaces”


❯ Manu A. Subrahmanyam, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai, India


“Advances in non-destructive surface and interface analyses using the Kelvin Probe”