Editorial Board

Editors (8)

Dr. Alessandro Lavacchi

Editor-in-Chief
Istituto di Chimica dei Composti OrganoMetallici (ICCOM-CNR), Via Madonna del Piano 10, 50019 Sesto Fiorentino, Firenze, Italy
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 cermet’s; simulation and modelling of complex electrochemical systems
Prof. Dr. Massimo Innocenti
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Associate Editor-in-Chief
Prof. Dr. Orlando Auciello
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Associate Editor-in-Chief
Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, 75080 TX, USA
Interests: science and technological applications of multifunctional oxide and diamond thin films
Prof. Dr. Ludmila B. Boinovich
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Section Editor-in-Chief
Lab. on Surface Forces, A.N. Frumkin Institute of Physical Chemistry and Electrochemistry, Russian Academy of Sciences, 31 Leninsky prospect, 119071 Moscow, Russia
Interests: superhydrophobicity; superhydrophilicity; anti-icing coatings; anti-corrosion coatings; electroinsulating coatings; surface modification; wetting
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Dr. Alexandra Muñoz-Bonilla *
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Section Editor-in-Chief
Institute of Polymer Science and Technology, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC), Madrid, Spain
Interests: polymer coatings; antimicrobial coatings; biointerfaces; porous surfaces; functional surfaces superhydrophobicity; bioapplications
* Section 'Bioactive Coatings and Biointerfaces'
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Dr. Torsten Brezesinski
Website SciProfiles
Section Editor-in-Chief
Institute of Nanotechnology, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Hermann-von-Helmholtz-Platz 1, Bldg. 717, 76344 Eggenstein-Leopoldshafen, Germany
Interests: Li-ion batteries; all-solid-state batteries; pseudocapacitors; thin films; materials science; mesoporous materials; self-assembled nanostructures; structure-property relationships
Prof. Dr. Anton Ficai
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Section Editor-in-Chief
1. Department of Science and Engineering of Oxide Materials and Nanomaterials, Faculty of Applied Chemistry and Materials Science, University POLITEHNICA of Bucharest, 1-7 Gh. Polizu st., 011061 Bucharest, Romania
2. Academy of Romanian Scientists, 54 Splaiul Independenței st., Bucharest, Romania
Interests: bio(nano)materials; synthesis methods; materials processing and design; advanced coatings; tissue engineering; drug delivery; characterization methods
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Prof. Dr. Giorgos Skordaris
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Section Editor-in-Chief
Laboratory for Machine Tools and Manufacturing Engineering, Mechanical Engineering Department, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
Interests: coatings for cutting tools and machine elements, FEA modelling; superficial treatments; characterization of coated tool's strength, fatigue and adhesion properties

Previous Editor

Prof. Dr. Ugo Bardi
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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
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)
Founding Editor-in-Chief

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Editorial Board Members (361)

Dr. Ilona Oja Acik
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Laboratory of Thin Film Chemical Technologies, Department of Materials and Environmental Technology, School of Engineering, Tallinn University of Technology, Ehitajate tee 5, 19086, Tallinn, Estonia
Interests: thin films; nanostructured layers; chemical deposition methods; chemical spray pyrolysis; materials science; photovoltaics; photocatalytic self- and air cleaning coatings
Dr. M. Shaheer Akhtar
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New & Renewable Energy Materials Development Center (NewREC), School of Chemical Engineering, Jeonbuk National University, Jeonju, Jeonbuk 54896, Korea
Interests: thin films; metal oxide nanomaterials; electrochemical system; photocatalytic reaction; energy storage
Dr. Klaus Pagh Almtoft

Tribology Centre, Danish Technological Insitute, Kongsvang Allé 29, DK-8000 Aarhus C, Denmark
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
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Prof. Dr. Antonio Ancona
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Institute for Photonics and Nanotechnologies IFN, Italian National Research Council, 70126 Bari, Italy
Interests: laser materials processing; laser-matter interaction; ultrafast lasers; laser surface texturing; laser welding; laser ablation; laser micro/nano-structuring
Prof. Dr. Yasutaka Ando
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Division of Mechanical Engineering, Ashikaga University, 268-1 Omaecho, Ashikaga, Tochigi 326-0845, Japan
Interests: thermal spray technology; photocatalysis; CVD; diamond; nitriding, XRD
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Dr. Carlo Antonini
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Department of Materials Science, University of Milano-Bicocca, Via Roberto Cozzi, 55, 20125 Milano, Italy
Interests: wetting; hydrophobicity; icephobicity; omniphobicity; nanocellulose; nanomaterials; coatings
Prof. Dr. Conrado Aparicio
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Minnesota Dental Research Center for Biomaterials and Biomechanics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
Interests: Bioinspired surface and interfaces for dental and orthopedic applications; Biomineralization of synthetic materials and tissues; Synthetic peptides, recombinant biopolymers, and self-assembly; Regeneration of hard tissues (enamel, dentin, bone); Soft tissue sadhesion/attachment; Prevention and control of biofilms
Prof. Dr. Giovanni Ausanio
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Department of Physics “E.Pancini”, University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy
Interests: magnetic nanostructures; pulsed laser deposition; Scanning Probe Microscopy (AFM, MFM); Vibrating Sample Magnetometry (VSM)
Dr. Mikhail Vasilievich Avdeev
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1 Department of Neutron Investigations of Condensed Matter, Frank Laboratory of Neutron Physics, Joint Institute for Nuclear Research, Joliot-Curie str. 6, Dubna, Moscow Region, 141980, Russia; 2 Faculty of Physics, M.V.Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia; 3 Engineering Physics Institute, State University ‘Dubna’, Dubna, Moscow Reg., Russia
Interests: Scattering from interfaces (neutron reflectometry, X-ray reflectometry, small-angle neutron scattering, small-angle X-ray scattering, neutron scattering techniques, scattering of synchrotron radiation); Colloids at interfaces; Complex fluids; Electrochemical interfaces (plating, passivation); Thin film characterization and diagnostics; Nanostructured/nanocomposite materials
Dr. Nazlim Bagcivan
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Schaeffler Technologies AG & Co. KG, Industriestraße 1-3, 91074 Herzogenaurach, Germany
Interests: tribology; corrosion, corrosion protection, energy systems, fuel cell, electrolysis; DLC coating, hard coating, oxides, nitrides, carbides, multi-material compounds, multi- and nano-layered coatings, nanostructured coatings, thermal barrier coating (TBC); PVD (Physical Vapor Deposition), magnetron sputtering deposition, cathodic arc deposition, HiPIMS, plasma cvd, thermal spraying, structure and application
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