Plenary Keynotes

SpeakerTitle and abstract

Prof. Ivan P. Parkin

Dean, Faculty of Mathematical and Physical Sciences, University College London, UK

Functional thin films on Glass- improving transparent conducting oxides

Prof. Leszek A. DobrzaƄski, Dr hc multi

Medical and Dental Engineering Centre for Research, Design and Production Asklepios, Gliwice, Poland

New obtained nanostructural coatings on sintered tool materials and inside pores of a new generation microporous materials for medical application

Prof. Ronghua Wei

Program Director/Institute Scientist Southwest Research Institute

Plasma Enhanced Magnetron Sputter (PEMS) Deposition of Superhard, Ultrathick Nanocomposite Coatings: Preparation, Properties and Practical Applications

Prof. Li Chang Ming

Institute for Clean Energy & Advanced Materials (ICEAM), Southwest University, China

Architecting unique thin film structure for high performance biosensors

Prof. Paul K. Chu

Department of Physics and Department of Materials Science and Engineering, City University of Hong Kong

Modification of Biomaterials by Plasma and related Techniques

Prof. Furong Zhu

Department of Physics and Institute of Advanced Materials, Hong Kong Baptist University

Stability of Organic Solar Cells: From Light Harvesting, Organic/Metal Interfacial Exciton Dissociation and Charge Collection Perspectives

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Invited Talks

SymposiumSpeakerTitle and abstract


Prof. Minghui Chen, Northeastern University, ChinaNanocrystalline coatings protecting single-crystal superalloys from high-temperature oxidation


Prof. Daniel Mandler, The Hebrew University of JerusalemFrom Nano to Nano: Electrochemical Deposition using Nanomaterials as Building Blocks
CSPProf. Yong SUN, De Montfort University, United Kingdom
Effect of Sliding Conditions on the Macroscale Lubricity of Multilayer Graphene Coatings Deposited on Nickel by CVD
Prof. Xiulin JI, Hohai University, China
Corrosive wear behavior of Fe-based amorphous composite coating in simulated body fluid
Prof. Zaoli ZHANG, Erich Schmid Institute of Materials Science, Austria
Study on the interface effects in protective coatings---insight into the structure-property relationship at the atomic level
Prof. Yuekun LAI, Soochow University, China
Bio-inspired multi-functional coatings with special wettability
Prof. Lawrence Kwok Yan LI, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong 
Diamond-like carbon coatings designed for high contact stress applications
Prof. Tianmin SHAO, Tsinghua University, China
Improvement of tribological properties for hard coatings by stress control
Prof. Erjia LIU, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Strategy for addition of Ni-based brazing alloy into cold sprayed IN718 coating
Prof. Xing CHENG, South University of Science and Technology of China, China 
Stabilization of thin-film coatings by nanoimprinted surface micro- and nanostructures

More to come!