Coatings — Journal Editorial Board

Editors (3)

Dr. Alessandro Lavacchi
Editor-in-Chief
Istituto di Chimica dei Composti OrganoMetallici (ICCOM-CNR), Via Madonna del Piano 10, 50019 Sesto Fiorentino, Firenze, Italy
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Interests: electrodeposition of materials for renewable energy production; surface engineering; corrosion and corrosion protection; thermal barriers coatings; electron microscopy (SEM, TEM); X-ray techniques for surface structure and composition (XPS, XRF, XRD); electroless deposition of metals and cermets; simulation and modelling of complex electrochemical systems
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Prof. Dr. Massimo Innocenti
Associate Editor
Department of Chemistry, Università di Firenze, Via della Lastruccia 3-13, 50019 Sesto Fiorentino, Firenze, Italy
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Interests: electrodeposition; energy; electrocatalysis; fuel cells
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Prof. Dr. Ugo Bardi
Former Editor-in-Chief
Dipartimento di Scienze della Terra, c/o Dipartimento di Chimica, Polo Scientifico di Sesto Fiorentino, Università di Firenze, Via della Lastruccia 3-13, 50019 Sesto Fiorentino, Firenze, Italy
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Interests: coatings and surface engineering; electrodeposition from ionic liquids, with a special view on aluminium coatings; thermal barriers manufacturing, testing, and characterization for the aerospace and energy production industry; scanning probe microscopy (SPM); electron microscopy (SEM, TEM); surface composition measurements; photoelectron spectroscopy (XPS); scanning auger microscopy (SAM); low energy ion scattering (LEIS)
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Editorial Board Members (86)

Dr. Klaus Pagh Almtoft
Tribology Centre, Danish Technological Insitute, Kongsvang Allé 29, DK-8000 Aarhus C, Denmark
Tel. +45-7220-1589
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Interests: sputter deposition; Industrial-scale sputtering; PVD coatings; surface enginering; pulsed DC sputtering; HiPIMS; HPPMS; oxides; nitrides; carbides; DLC; tribology; ion-beam assisted deposition (IBAD); ion implantation; photocatalysis; X-ray diffraction (XRD, XRR, pole figures); electron microscopy (SEM, TEM); Rutherford backscattering; EDX
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Coatings: Physical Vapor Deposition
Prof. Dr. Yasutaka Ando
Division of Renewable energy and Environment, Ashikaga Institute of Technology, 268-1 Omae, Ashikaga Tochigi 326-8558, Japan
Tel. +81-284-62-0605; Fax: +81-284-62-9802
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Interests: thermal spray technology; photocatalysis; CVD; diamond; nitriding, XRD
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Special Issue in Coatings: Thermal Spray Technology
Prof. Dr. Cecilia Bartuli
Department of Chemical Engineering, Materials, Environment - University of Rome "La Sapienza", Via Eudossiana 18, 00185 Rome, RM, Italy
Tel. +39‐06‐44585633
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Interests: surface engineering; thermal spray deposition of protective and functional coatings; thermal barrier coatings; wear resistant cermet coatings; coatings for harsh environments; corrosion
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Special Issue in Metals: Thermal Spraying of Metallic Coatings
Prof. Dr. Ben Beake
Micro Materials Ltd., Willow House, Yale Business Village, Ellice Way, Wrexham LL13 7YL, UK
Tel. +44-1978-261615
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Interests: nanoindentation; nanoscratch; impact; elevated temperature nanoindentation; tool coatings; nitrides; DLC
Prof. Dr. Hadj Benkreira
Department of Chemical Engineering, School of Engineering, University of Bradford, West Yorkshire, BD7 1DP, UK
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Interests: coatings and surface engineering; fluid mechanics of coating flows; rheology of coating fluids; visualisation of coating flows; dynamic wetting; instabilities; nanocomposites
Dr. Jean-François Berret
Laboratoire Matière et Systèmes Complexes, UMR 7057 Université Paris-Diderot/CNRS Batiment Condorcet, 10 rue Alice Domon et Léonie Duquet, F-75205 Paris Cedex 13, France
Tel. +33-1-57-27-61-47; Fax: +33-1-57-27-62-11
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Interests: biocompatible coating; multilayer coatings; polymeric and organic coatings; coatings in nanomedicine; particle and nanoparticle coatings
Prof. Dr. Filippo Berto
Department of Industrial and Mechanical Engineering, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, 7491 Trondheim, Norway
Tel. +4748500574
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Interests: fatigue of advanced and traditional materials; fracture mechanics; solid mechanics; structural integrity; additive materials
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Metals: Fatigue Damage
Special Issue in Metals: Mechanical Behavior of High-Strength Low-Alloy Steels
Special Issue in Materials: The Brittle Failure of Different Materials
Special Issue in Metals: Fracture Behaviour of Innovative Materials under Different Enviromental Conditions
Special Issue in Applied Sciences: Mechanical Behaviour of Aluminium Alloys
Special Issue in Materials: Deformation, Fatigue and Fracture of Materials
Special Issue in Applied Sciences: Multiscale Fatigue Design
Special Issue in Applied Sciences: Recent Trends in Advanced High-strength Steels
Special Issue in Applied Sciences: Structural Integrity of Aluminium Alloys
Special Issue in Metals: High-Strength Low-Alloy Steels
Special Issue in Metals: Fatigue and Fracture of Traditional and Advanced Structural Alloys
Prof. Dr. Ludmila B. Boinovich
Lab. on Surface Forces, A.N. Frumkin Institute of Physical Chemistry and Electrochemistry, Russian Academy of Sciences, 31 Leninsky prospect, 119071 Moscow, Russia
Tel. +7-495-9554625
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Interests: superhydrophobicity; superhydrophilicity; anti-icing coatings; anti-corrosion coatings; electroinsulating coatings; surface modification; wetting
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Special Issue in Coatings: Selected Papers from the 1st Coatings and Interfaces Web Conference (CIWC-1)
Prof. Dr. Steve Bull
School of Chemical Engineering and Advanced Materials, Newcastle University, Bedson Building, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 7RU, UK
Tel. +44-191-222-7913; Fax: +44-191-222-5292
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Interests: mechanical characterisation of thin coatings, nanoindentation, nanoscratch, impact and fracture studies; mechanical damage of submicron coatings for electronic and optical applications, performance and reliability of thin films for energy generation and storage; tribology of functional materials
Dr. Joaquim Carneiro
Department of Physics, University of Minho, Guimarães, Portugal
Tel. +351-253-510-400; Fax: +351-253-510-400
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Interests: material science; nanotechnology; thin films; functionalized nanoscale and nanostructured materials and surfaces; photocatalytic coatings (thin films, nanoparticles) with self-cleaning, anti-fogging, air-purifying and anti-antibacterial functions; advanced characterization techniques
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Coatings: Recent Aspects of Thin Films Deposited by Magnetron Sputtering and Emerging Applications
Special Issue in ChemEngineering: Advanced Functional Coatings for Photocatalytic and Self-Cleaning Applications
Special Issue in Coatings: Optical Coatings and Coatings for Optics and Photonics—Selected Papers from the 4th International Conference on Applications of Optics and Photonics
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