Reviewer Board (149)

Members of the reviewer board are selected from all Coatings reviewers for regularly providing timely high quality reports on submitted manuscripts. Responsibilities of reviewers are available here.

Dr. Shinichiro Adachi
Osaka Research Institute of Industrial Science and Technology, Osaka, Japan
Interests: thermal spraying; cold spraying; plasma nitriding; plasma carburizing; Laser Cladding; microstructure; wear; corrosion
Dr. Grzegorz Adamek
Institute of Materials Engineering, Poznan University of Technology, Jana Pawła II st. no 24, 61-138 Poznan, Poland
Interests: materials; composite materials; biomaterials; Nanomaterials; porous materials; Metallic foams
Dr. Donya Ahmadkhaniha
Department of Materials and Manufacturing, School of Engineering, Jönköping University, Jönköping, Sweden
Interests: Surface Technology; coatings, electrodeposition, anodizing, corrosion, materials characterization
Dr. Mostafa Alishahi
Department of Physical Electronics, Masaryk University, Brno,Czech Republic
Interests: surface engineering; coatings; corrosion; Mechanical Properties; Sputtering; superhydrophobic; electrocatalyst
Dr. Antony Ananth
Department of Chemistry, Sungkyunkwan University, Suwon, Korea
Interests: atmospheric pressure plasma, plasma nanomaterials, plasma treatments, catalysts, thin films deposition, antimicrobials
Dr. Abdollah Bahador
Osaka University
Interests: welding metallurgy, shape memory alloys, composite materials; powder metallurgy
Dr. Marcella Balordi
Research on Energetic System RSE spa. Str. Torre Della Razza 29122 Piacenza località Le Mose, Italy
Interests: Superhydrophobic Surfaces; ice-phobicity; Thin films; sol-gel process; coatings; surface characterization
Dr. Dariusz Bartkowski
Institute of Materials Technology, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering; Poznan University of Technology, Poznan, Poland
Interests: surface engineering; microstructure; Laser Cladding; laser alloying; Laser Processing; metal matrix composite coatings; carbide coatings; wear resistance
Dr. Vincenzo Bellantone
Institute of Intelligent Industrial Technologies and Systems for Advanced Manufacturing-National, Research Council of Italy (STIIMA-CNR), Bari, Italy
Interests: micro injection moulding; polymeric materials and compounds; micro component characterizations; microcavities moulding and surface properties; FEM simulation; lidar and aerosol monitoring
Dr. Alice Berardo
Department of Civil, Environmental and Mechanical Engineering;University of Trento;Via Mesiano, 77 - 38121 Trento
Interests: tribology, biotribology, surface texturing, finite element modeling, friction, wear, adhesion, mechanical properties, mechanical testing, biomaterials, dynamics, modal analysis
Dr. Corina J. Bîrleanu
Micro and Nano Systems Laboratory, Department of Mechanical Systems Engineering, Technical University of Cluj-Napoca, Cluj-Napoca 400641, Romania
Interests: tribology; nano-systems; micro and nano tribology; thin film; nanoindentation; rf mems; mechanical engineering; machine elements
Dr. Tutunaru Bogdan
Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Sciences, University of Craiova, Craiova, Romania
Interests: bioelectrochemistry; molecular electrochemistry; electroanalysis; electrodeposition; Spectroelectrochemistry; electrodegradation
Dr. Andrey V. Bondarev
Czech Technical University in Prague, 166 36 Prague 6, Czech Republic
Interests: PVD coatings; tribology; nanoparticles; Mechanical Properties; TEM; shs
Dr. Francesco Boschetto
1. Department of Material Chemistry, Kyoto Institute of Technology, Matsugasaki Hashikamicho, Sakyo Ward, Kyoto, 606-8585, Japan
2. Department of Dental Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine Science, Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine, Kamigyo-ku, Kyoto 602-8566, Japan
Interests: biomaterials; Orthopedic Implants; electrospinning; centrifugal spinning; melt spinning; biopolymers; coatings; material characterizations; bacteriostatic behavior; osteoconductivity; hydroxyapatite
Dr. Magdalena Broda
Poznan University of Life Sciences, Faculty of Wood Technology, Department of Wood Science and Thermal Techniques, Poznan, Poland and BioComposites Centre, Bangor University, Gwynedd, UK
Interests: archaeological wood; waterlogged wood; wood conservation; wood preservation; organosilicon compounds; silanes; wood decay; wood characterisation
Dr. Barbara Burnat
Department of Inorganic and Analytical Chemistry, Faculty of Chemistry, University of Lodz, Tamka 12, 91-403 Lodz, Poland
Interests: sol-gel; biomaterials; corrosion; titanium alloys; titanium dioxide; biomedical steel; surface modification; Electrochemistry
Dr. Nikolaos (Nikos) Cheimarios
School of Chemical Engineering, National Technical University of Athens, Zografou Campus, 15780, Greece
Interests: Multiscale modeling, Computational Fluid Dynamics, Chemical Vapor Deposition, Non linear phenomena, High performance scientific computing
Dr. Dilyus Chukov
Center of composite materials, NUST "MISiS", Moscow, Russia
Interests: polymer-based composites; UHMWPE; thermoplastic composites; Fiber-reinforced composites; Nanocomposites
Prof. Dr. Eun-Joon Chun
Kyungnam University, Changwon, Korea
Interests: welding and cladding metallurgy; laser based surface modification; thermal spraying
Dr. Jan Cizek
Institute of Plasma Physics, The Czech Academy of Sciences
Interests: cold spray, thermal spray, HEA, hard tissue implants
Dr. Luís Coelho
Centre for Physics of the University of Coimbra (CFisUC), Coimbra, Portugal
Interests: contact fatigue; x-ray diffraction; residual stresses; gearbox; additive manufacturing; nitriding
Dr. Dan Cristea
Materials Science Department, Transilvania University, Brașov 500036, Romania
Interests: magnetron sputtering; instrumented indentation; wear resistance; adhesion to substrate; ceramic coatings
Dr. Cătălin Croitoru
Department of Materials Engineering and Welding, Faculty of Materials Science and Engineering, Transilvania University of Brasov, 500084 Brasov, Romania
Interests: hardcoatings; organic coatings; polymeric films; wetting; surface energy; functional coatings; Photocatalysis; phase transformations; adsorption; microscopy; IR spectroscopy
Dr. Pragathi Darapaneni
Argonne National Laboratory, 9700 S. Cass Avenue, Lemont, IL-60439, USA
Interests: hydrothermal; Colloidal (Thermal Decomposition); co-precipitation; Molten-salt; Sol-gel synthesis of metal-oxide nanostructures; Thin Film Deposition using ALD, PVD, CVD, Magnetron Sputtering, and Spin Coating
Dr. Kirtiman Deo Malviya
Energy, Materials and Telecommunications, National Institute for Scientific Research, Varennes, Canada
Interests: thin film, coating, energy materials, electron microscopy, photovoltaic, catalysis, electrolysis
Dr. Francesca Di Turo
Center for Cultural Heritage Technology (CCHT), Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia (IIT), Marghera, Italy
Interests: corrosion; materials characterization; Cultural Heritage; archaeometry; Solid State Electrochemistry
Dr. Wenjin Ding
Department of Thermal Process Technology, Institute of Engineering Thermodynamics, German Aerospace Center (DLR)
Interests: Thermal Energy Storage (TES), Concentrated Solar Power (CSP), high temperature molten salts, corrosion mitigation of alloys, material characterizations
Dr. Gianina Dodi
Grigore T. Popa University of Medicine and Pharmacy of Iasi, Iasi 700115, Romania
Interests: magnetic nanoparticles; polymer coatings; drug delivery; imaging tracers
Dr. Qingshan Dong
Reactor Materials Testing Laboratory, 60 Union st., Kingston, ON, Canada
Interests: zirconium and its alloys; al alloys; additive manufacturing; Irradiation Damage; metal deformation; metal processing; crystal plasticity finite element modelling
Prof. Dr. Nima E. Gorji
I-Form research center, Ireland
Interests: thin films, deposition, manufacturing, solar cells, characterization
Dr. Vladimir Egorkin
Head of the Laboratory of Electrochemical Processes, Institute of Chemistry FEB RAS, Vladivostok, Russia
Interests: Icephobic coatings, Anti-icing coatings, Hydrophobicity, Wettability, Protective coatings, Composite coatings, Plasma Electrolytic Oxidation, Corrosion, Electrochemical Impedance Spectroscopy, Oxide heterostructures
Dr. Karekin Esmerian
Georgi Nadjakov Institute of Solid State Physics at Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Sofia, Bulgaria
Interests: thin film deposition; carbon materials; wetting; superhydrophobicity; anti-biofouling coatings; piezoresonance sensors; icephobicity; combustion of gaseous and liquid fuels; anti-icing coatings; droplet impact phenomena
Dr. Wojciech Fabianowski
Warsaw University of Technology, Deparment of Chemistry
Interests: Characterisation of polymers; adhesion; Physical and Chemical Polymer Modification; Application of Polymers in Electronics, Optics; medicine; composite materials; recycling; energy generation
Dr. Runchen Fang
Western Digital Corporation, 951 SanDisk Dr, Milpitas, CA, USA
Interests: memory materials; Memory Devices; thin film
Dr. Paul Farago
Technical University of Cluj-Napoca, Romania, Faculty of Electronics, Telecommunications and Information Technology, Bases of Electronics Department, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Interests: integrated circuits; evolutionary algorithms; biomedical electronics; field programmable gate array; Sensors; optical sensors; fluorescent fibers; analog integrated circuits; digital integrated circuits; mixed-signal processing; analog filters; optical fibers
Dr. Krzysztof Formela
Gdańsk University of Technology, Faculty of Chemistry, Department of Polymer Technology, Gabriela Narutowicza 11/12, 80–233 Gdańsk, Poland
Interests: plastics and rubber recycling; reactive processing; composites; polymer blends and composites compatibilization; bitumen modification
Dr. Pattini Francesco
Institute of Materials for Electronics and Magnetism (IMEM) of the National Research Council (CNR), Rome, Italy
Interests: Thin films; photovoltaics; pulsed electron deposition; Sputtering; oxides; Transparent Electronics
Dr. Maciej Fronczak
University of Warsaw | UW · Faculty of Chemistry
Interests: corrosion materials chemistry; nanotechnology; adsorption; carbon materials; Carbon nitride
Dr. Monika Furko
Hungarian Academy of Sciences Centre for Energy Research, Budapest, Széchenyi István tér 9, 1051 Hungary
Interests: biomaterials; ceramics; Electrochemistry; corrosion; bioactive coatings
Dr. Kaline P. Furlan
Institute of Advanced Ceramics, Hamburg University of Technology, Denickestrasse 15, 21073 Hamburg, Germany
Interests: Atomic Layer deposition; chemical vapor deposition; functional coatings; colloids self-assembly; bio-inspired materials; additive manufacturing
Dr. Coralia V. Garcia
Department of Food Science & Technology, Keimyung University, Daegu, Korea
Interests: nanoemulsions; Biocomposites; Nanocomposites; edible coatings; antibacterial coatings
Dr. Emmanuel Georgiou
1. Department of Materials Engineering (MTM), K.U. Leuven, Kasteelpark Arenberg 44, 3001 Louvain, Belgium
2. Falex Tribology, Wingepark 23B, 3110 Rotselaar, Belgium
Interests: non-ferrous alloys; tribology; friction; wear; corrosion; Mechanical Properties; hydrogen embrittlement; electrodeposition
Dr. Khaled Giasin
University of Portsmouth, Portsmouth, UK
Interests: Machining; composies; Metals; cutting tools; cryogenics; coolants; finite element modelling
Dr. Xabier Gómez
Department of Mechanical and Industrial, Mondragon University, 20500 Arrasate-Mondragon (Gipuzkoa), Spain
Interests: fretting wear; fretting fatigue; fretting corrosion; Steel wires; tribology; corrosion; metallic materials; stainless steels
Dr. Jakub Krzysztof Grabski
Institute of Applied Mechanics, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Poznan University of Technology
Interests: meshless procedure; Fluid Flow; neural networks; heat transfer; Radial Basis Functions; method of fundamental solutions; trefftz method
Dr. Chunju Gu
Department of Coatings and Polymeric Materials, North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND 58102, USA
Interests: coatings; polymer; materials characterization; FTIR; Atomic force microscope; Thermal analysis
Prof. Dr. Ning Guo
School of Materials and Energy, Southwest University, No. 2 Tiansheng Road, Beibei District, Chongqing 400715, China
Interests: coatings; surface modification; microstructure; Mechanical Properties; corrosion; wear
Dr. Wei Guo
Oriental Yuhong North American LLC, Lower Gwynedd, PA, USA
Interests: polymer brushes, functional soft surfaces, superhydrophobic/philic surfaces, surface modification, coatings
Dr. Ay Ching Hee
The University of Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia 5005, Australia
Interests: thin film deposition; plasma treatments; wear; corrosion; Graphene
Prof. Dr. Chia-Che Ho
Department of Bioinformatics and Medical Engineering, Asia University, Taichung City, Taiwan
Interests: additive manufacturing and bioprinting; tissue engineering; biomaterials; Nanomaterials; surface modification; drug delivery system
Professor Tai-Feng Hung
Battery Research Center of Green Energy, Ming Chi University of Technology, New Taipei City, Taiwan
Interests: Nanomaterials Synthesis; nanoparticles; composites; Thin films; Materials Chemistry; nanotechnology
Dr. Dobryden Illia
Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Surface and Corrosion Science department, Sweden
Interests: Characterization techniques, Wear, corrosion, nanowear, Fundamental properties of surface and interfaces, applied surface science
Dr. Michael Ioelovich
Designer Energy LTD, 2 Bergman Str, Rehovot 7670504, Israel
Interests: natural polymers; biomasse; biomaterials; biodegradable polymers & amp; materials; natural nanopolymers & Nanomaterials; bioenergy & biofuels; biorecovery; polymer coatings; biodegradable & hydrophobic coatings; structure & properties
Dr. Mariusz Jaczewski
Gdansk University of Technology 11 Narutowicza Str. 80-233 Gdansk Poland
Interests: asphalt pavements; asphalt mixtures; bitumen; cold recycling of asphalt pavements
Dr. Arash Jamali
Platform of electron microscopy, University of Picardy Jules Verne, Amiens, France
Interests: wood surface properties and characterization; Scanning and transmission electron microscopy; lignocellulosic materials and composites; plasma modification of wood and natural fibers
Prof. Dr. Petr Janíček
Institute of Applied Physics and Mathematics and Center of Materials and Nanotechnologies, Faculty of Chemical Technology, University of Pardubice, Studentska 95, Pardubice 53210, Czech Republic
Interests: ellipsometry; optical properties; Thin films
Dr. Henryk Kania
Silesian University of Technology, Gliwice, Poland
Interests: hot dip galvanizing; coatings; corrosion resistacne; surface engeenering
Dr. Konstantinos Karalis
University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
Interests: materials science; multiscale materials modelling; molecular dynamics; computational fluid dynamics
Dr. Shalinee Kavadiya
School of Electrical, Computer, and Energy Engineering, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 85281, USA
Interests: Thin film coatings, impaction-driven deposition, aerosol-based synthesis, spray deposition, electrospray, metal-oxides, perovskite solar cells, surface photovoltage
Dr. Mari Koike
Nippon Dental University at Tokyo
Interests: titanium, titanium alloys, additive manufacturing, corrosion, biocompatibility
Dr. Samir Kopacic
Institute of Bioproducts and Paper Technology, Graz University of Technology, Inffeldgasse 23, 8010 Graz, Austria
Interests: bio(polymers), coating technology, barriers, packaging materials, paper and paperboard, natural materials, surface treatment
Dr. Can Koral
INFN_National Institute of Nuclear Physics Section of Naples, Naples, Italy
Interests: meta-materials; nano-materials; terahertz time domain spectroscopy(THz TDS); laser induced breakdown spectroscopy(LIBS); electro magnetic interference shielding(EMI)
Prof. Dr. Ewa Korzeniewska
Faculty of Electrical, Electronic, Computer and Control Engineering, Lodz University of Technology, 90-924 Lodz, Poland
Interests: Thin films; coating technologies; physical vacuum deposition; materials characterization; Sensors; wearable electronics
Dr. Ravindranadh Koutavarapu
School of Mechanical Engineering, Yeungnam University, Gyeongsan 38541, Korea
Interests: Nanomaterials; thin film coatings; polymer science; composites; surface engineering; Photocatalysis; hydrogen production; energy materials; Heterostructures; metal-oxide semiconductors; pulsed laser ablation; advanced functional materials
Prof. Dr. Marzanna Książek
AGH University of Science and Technology, Department of Non-Ferrous Metal
Interests: surface engineering; microstructure; ceramic coatings on metallic substrate; wear resistance; thermal spraying; indentation testing
Dr. Arun Kumar
CNR - Institute for Microelectronics and Microsystems, Unit of Agrate Brianza (MB), Italy
Interests: MOCVD; cvd; 2D materials; Thin films; Heterostructures; Raman spectroscopy; Carbon, Solar Cells
Dr. Harshad S. Lade
Hallym University, Korea
Interests: quorum sensing inhibition; biofilm formation; antibiotic resistance; staphylococcus aureus; antimicrobial resistance
Dr. Yueh-Lien Robbie Lee
Department of Engineering Science and Ocean Engineering, National Taiwan University, 1, Roosevelt Rd., Section 1, Taipei 106, Taiwan
Interests: Corrosion, Corrosion Protection, Electrochemistry, EIS
Dr. Boštjan Lesar
Department of Wood Science and Technology, Biotechnical Faculty, University of Ljubljana, Jamnikarjeva 101, SI-1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
Interests: wood; wood modification; wood decay fungi; Water repellent; Natural waxes; Recycled wood; Sorption properties of protected wood; Low energy houses; Leaching of wood preservatives; Wood service life
Dr. Mariateresa Lettieri
Italian National Research Council (CNR)
Interests: multifunctional coatings for stone conservation; hydrophobic and oleophobic coatings; anti-graffiti treatments; Nanomaterials; photoactive coatings with self-cleaning properties; durability of polymers; Cultural Heritage; Construction materials; archaeometry
Dr. Jiusheng Li
Shanghai Advanced Research Institute, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shanghai, China
Interests: lubricating materials; anti-rust; anti-corrosion; additives; surface modification; Graphene Oxide
Dr. Weifeng Lin
Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel
Interests: biomaterials; polymer chemistry; biolubrication; surface force; antifouling; drug delivery
Dr. Lorenzo Lisuzzo
University of Palermo, Department of Physics and Chemistry, Viale delle Scienze, Palermo, Italy
Interests: Clays; Bio-Hybrid; biopolymers; halloysite; nanotubes; Functional materials
Dr. Ruiliang Liu
Harbin Engineering University, Harbin, China
Interests: plasma nitriding; plasma carburizing; Surface Technology; coatings; thin film; surface engineering; surface modification; heat treatment; ceramics; stainless steels; microstructure; wear; corrosion; multiscale materials modelling; First-principle calculations
Prof. Dr. Yahua Liu
School of Mechanical Engineering, Dalian University of Technology, Dalian, China
Interests: nature-inspired surface engineering; wetting; droplet dynamics; heat transfer
Dr. Yang Liu
Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, China
Interests: nanostructured conducting polymers; nanocarbons; inorganic nanocrystals; superhydrophobic surface; wettability control; water marbles; microwave synthesis; biointerface
Dr. David López-Díaz
Physical Chemistry Unit. Edificio de Farmacia, Campus Universitario. Universidad de Alcalá. Crta. Madrid-Barcelona km 33,600. 28871 Alcalá de Henares, Madrid, Spain
Interests: interfaces; polymers; rheology; Raman spectroscopy; Graphene Oxide
Dr. Felice Lorusso
Department of Medical, Oral and Biotechnological Sciences BioClin Lab- CAST Center for Advanced Studies and Technology University of Chieti-Pescara Via dei Vestini 31, 66100 Chieti (CH) Telefono: 08713554084/4099
Interests: n95 respirators; surgical mask; protective face masks; Covid-19; infection control; thermal infrared imaging; Atmospheric Plasma technique; x-ray microanalysis; laser; dental implants
Prof. Dr. Leszek Łatka
Wrocław University of Science and Technology, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Wroclaw, Poland
Interests: thermal spraying, plasma spraying, suspension and solution precursor, HVOF spraying, mechanical properties, thermophysical properties, wear resistance, abrasion resistance, cavitation erosion resistance, photocatalytic surfaces, cold spraying, corrosion r
Prof. Dr. Mariusz Mamiński
Faculty of Wood Technology, Warsaw University of Life Sciences—SGGW,159 Nowoursynowska St., 02-787 Warsaw, Poland
Interests: materials engineering, wood based composites, wood finishing, wood coating, wetting, surface energy, heat treatment, adhesion, abrasion, green chemistry, renewable resources, biopolymers
Dr. Ioannis Manolakis
Institute of Technology Sligo, Sligo, Ireland
Interests: high-performance polymers; peek; polymer composites; chemical & amp; surface modification of polymers; antifouling polymers; bio-mimetic & bio-inspired polymers
Dr. Valentina Marascu
Hydrogen Isotopes Labeling & Materials Group, CEA Saclay Center, France
Interests: plasma-material interactions at low and atmospheric pressure; tritium permeation; Thin films; surface characterization; metallic particles; coatings; materials characterization
Dr. Hafeezullah Memon
College of Textiles, Donghua University College of Textiles, Donghua University
Interests: sustainability; polymers; textiles; materials
Dr. Mohor Mihelčič
Laboratory of Experimental Mechanics, University of Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Aškerčeva ulica 6, 1000, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Interests: polymers; polymer blends; Polymer recycling; mechanical and rheological properties; functional coatings
Dr. Jean-François Millithaler
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Massachusetts Lowell, 1 University Avenue, Lowell, MA 01854, USA
Interests: III-V Semiconductor Materials, Heterostructures, Thin Films, Nanoelectronics, Monte Carlo Simulations, Terahertz Frequency Nanoelectronics; Materials Thin Films and Nanotechnology Semiconductor Device Physics Nanoelectronics
Dr. Joris More-Chevalier
Institute of Physics of the Czech Academy of Sciences, Prague, Czech Republic
Interests: Thin films; energy harvesting; magnetoelectricity; pyroelectricity; nitride films; black metals
Dr. Ilya A. Morozov
Institute of continuous media mechanics UB RAS, Perm, Russia
Interests: scanning probe microscopy; nanoindentation; surface characterisation; Thin films; polymers; plasma methods
Dr. Katerina Mouralova
Brno University of Technology, Brno, Czech Republic
Interests: wedm; edm; Machining; manufacturing
Dr. Saeed Mozaffari
Department of Chemical EngineeringVirginia Tech384 Goodwin Hall635 Prices Fork Road, Blacksburg, VA, 24061
Interests: Heavy oil rheology; W/O emulsion; Synthesis of metal nanoparticles; and Micro/Nanofluidics;superhydrophobic coatings; Metallic coatings; thin film deposition
Dr. Nikolay Mukhin
1st Affiliation: Otto von Guericke University of Magdeburg, Magdeburg 39106, Germany;
2nd Affiliation: Saint Petersburg Electrotechnical University “LETI”, Saint Petersburg 197376, Russia.
Interests: acoustic metamaterials and phononic crystals, ferroelectric thin films and composite structures, photoconductive coatings
Dr. Ruslan Muydinov
Technische Universität Berlin / Technical University Berlin, Institut für Hochfrequenz- und Halbleitsystemtechnologien / Institute of High-Frequency and Semiconductor System Technologies, Technologie für Dünnschichtbauelemente / Technology of Thin Film Devices, Einsteinufer 25, 10587 Berlin, Germany
Interests: Thin films; Sputtering; TCOs; epitaxial growth; materials characterization; xrd; hybrid perovskites
Dr. Sandeep Sudhakaran Nair
Department of Chemical Engineering and Applied Chemistry & Faculty of Forestry, University of Toronto,33 Willcocks St, Toronto, ON M5S 3B8, Canada
Interests: biobased materials and bio-products; nanocellulose and nanocomposites; Fiber-reinforced composites; polymer blends and coatings; paper making; wood chemistry; nano mechanics; material characterization
Dr. Maria Nowacka
Centre of Molecular and Macromolecular Studies, Polish Academy of Sciences, Lodz, Poland
Interests: siloxane, silsesquioxane, LPSQ, POSS, hydrophilic, antimicrobial, fluorescence, pyrene, hydrophobic
Dr. Miloš Pánek
Department of Wood Processing and Biomaterials; Faculty of Forestry and Wood Sciences; Czech University of Life Sciences in Prague; Kamýcká 129, 165 00 Prague, Czech Republic
Interests: exterior wood coatings; degradation; accelerated artificial testing; Weathering; Wood protection; wood and coating damages; bio-attack; transparent wood coatings; colour stability
Dr. Farhad Pargar
Department of Civil Engineering, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Interests: cement and concrete technology, materials science, corrosion, electrochemistry
Dr. Eleonora Pargoletti
Dipartimento di Chimica, Università degli Studi di Milano, Milan, Italy
Interests: protective coatings; superhydrophobic/philic surfaces; wettability; materials characterization; Nanomaterials; Sensors
Dr. Rachel Partovi-Nia
Project Manager in New Technologies-Industrialisation, ETA. SA (Swatch Group), Grenchen, Solothurn, Switzerland
Interests: Functional/decorative coatings, electrochemistry, electrodeposition, anodizing, corrosion, thin films, scratch resistance, friction and wear, coloration, sol-gel, surface energy, wetting, hybrid materials, adhesion, textured surface, industrial adoption
Dr. Filip Pastorek
University of Zilina, Research Centre, Slovakia
Interests: corrosion, surface treatment, magnesium alloys
Prof. Dr. Roos Peeters
Packaging Technology Center/IMO-IMOMEC, Hasselt University, Hasselt, Belgium
Interests: nanotechnology; Packaging; gas permeability; seal performance; mechanical characteristic
Dr. Robert Pietrasik
Institute of Materials Science and Engineering, Lodz University of Technology, Stefanowskiego 1/15, 90-924, Lodz, Poland
Interests: heat treatment, tribology, PVD, CVD
Dr. Luís Pinho
Morecambe Bay Academy, Morecambe, UK
Interests: Inorganic Chemistry; Nanomaterials; porous materials; hybrid materials; bioinspired materials; living materials; zeolites; encapsulation of biological species; catalysis; Photocatalysis; photosynthesis; energy materials
Dr. Nikolaos Politakos
POLYMAT-University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU)
Interests: block copolymers; synthesis; polymers; composites; polymerization techniques; Anionic polymerization; chemical modifications; coatings; hydrophobicity; responsive materials; Graphene; CO2 adsorption; polymer brushes; nanoparticles; amphiphilic; smart materials; Photocatalysis; atomic force microscopy; thermogravimetric analysis; Scanning Electron Microscopy; morphological characterization; molecular characterization
Dr. Oana Lelia Pop
Department of Food Science, University of Agricultural Science and Veterinary Medicine, 400372 Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Interests: polymers; probiotics; prebiotics; antimicrobial; functional foods; gut microbiota; byproducts utilization; food industry; Food Safety; health nutrition; edible films
Dr. Maciej Przybyłek
Department of Physical Chemistry, Faculty of Pharmacy, Collegium Medicum of Bydgoszcz, Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń, Kurpińskiego 5, 85-950 Bydgoszcz, Poland
Interests: solid state physicochemistry, chemometrics, pharmaceutical technology, drug delivery, solubility, environmental chemistry, molecular modelling, IR spectroscopy, powder x-ray diffraction
Dr. Liguo Qin
Xi'an Jiaotong University, Xi'an, China
Interests: biomaterials; Nanomaterials; tribology; coatings; surface wettability; anti-fouling
Prof. Dr. Ruitao Qu
Northwestern Polytechnical University, Xi'an, China
Interests: mechanical property; high-strength material; metallic glass; high entropy alloy; deformation; fracture; strength; toughness; ductility
Prof. Dr. Abu Ul Hassan Sarwar Rana
Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, The University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. and Department of Intelligent Mechatronics Engineering, Sejong University, Seoul 05006, Korea
Interests: machine learning; deep learning; neural networks; augmented reality; signals and systems; photonic signals; multimodal processing; Blockchain; data science snd signalling
Dr. Hannes Rijckaert
SCRiPTS, Department of Chemistry, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
Interests: transmission electron microscope; nanoparticles; thin film; nanocomposite; material; scanning electron microscope; x-ray diffraction; superconductor; ferroelectric; opto-electronic; electronic; nucleation and growth
Dr. Peter Rodič
Jožef Stefan Institute, Department of Physical and Organic Chemistry, Jamova cesta 39, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
Interests: corrosion; passivation processes on metals their alloys; corrosion inhibition; electrochemical measurements; SYNTHESIS AND CHARACTERIZATION; hybrid sol-gel materials; smart coatings
Dr. Jean-Michel Romano
School of Engineering, University of Birmingham, Birmingham B15 2TT, United Kingdom
Interests: Functional surface, biomimicry, ultrashort laser, surface micro/nano texturing, wetting, anti-icing, non-fouling, surface engineering, durability; additive manufacturing; powder bed fusion; directed energy deposition; CLAD; Laser Cladding; selective laser melting; laser beam melting
Dr. Daniela Rusu
UHA, Eucor – The European Campus, France
Interests: polymers, polymer blends, smart materials, nanocomposites, bio-based materials, sustainable development, biomaterials, medical devices, processing-morphology-properties relationship
Dr. Alireza Sassani
Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50011, USA
Interests: biomimetics; smart materials; tribology; electrical properties; hydrophobicity; wettability and frost
Dr. dahle sebastian
Interests: non-thermal plasma, dielectric barrier discharge, plasma-enhanced chemical vapor deposition, materials engineering
Dr. Albert Serrà
Laboratory for Mechanics of Materials & Nanostructures. Empa - Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology, Switzerland
Interests: electrodeposition; microstructures; Nanomaterials; nanotechnology; nanowires; heterogeneous catalysis; water decontamination; biomimetics; bioinspiration; Direct Alcohol Fuel Cells; Drug Delivery, ZnO; Photocatalysis; Biotemplating
Dr. Vasyl Shvalya
Jozef Stefan Institute, Jamova Cesta 39, Ljubljana SI-1000, Slovenia
Interests: plasmonics, SERS sensing (Surface Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy), thin film characterization, plasma processing, applied surface science, metal-oxide semiconductors
Dr. Prabaha Sikder
McGowan Institute of Regenerative Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Interests: antibacterial coatings; bioactive materials; bioceramics; composites; orthopedics; musculoskeletal
Dr. Elisabete Ribeiro Silva
1. BioISI - Biosystems & Integrative Sciences Institute Faculdade de Ciências, Universidade de Lisboa, Campo Grande, 1749-016 Lisboa, Portugal;
2. CERENA - Centro de Recursos Naturais e Ambiente, Instituto Superior Técnico, University of Lisboa, Avenida Rovisco Pais 1, 1049-001 Lisboa, Portugal
Interests: biocide; biofouling; antifouling; antimicrobial; polymeric coatings; Nanocomposites; multifunctional bioactive systems; heterogeneous catalysis; zeolites; nano-catalysts; foam materials
Prof. Dr. Katica Simunovic
Mechanical Engineering Faculty in Slavonski Brod, Josip Juraj Strossmayer University of Osijek, HR-35000 Slavonski Brod, Croatia
Interests: thermal spraying; flame spraying; Ni-based self-fluxing alloys; design and analysis of experiment
Dr. Maciej Skotak
Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, USA
Interests: titanium oxide; aluminum oxide; chitosan; polylactide; electrospinning; Nanofabrication; electrohydrodynamics
Dr. Petr Smolka
Department of Physics and Materials Engineering, Faculty of Technology, Tomas Bata University in Zlín, Vavrečkova 275, 760 01 Zlín, Czech Republic
Interests: surfaces; coatings; wettability; plasma treatment; Super hydrophobic; additive manufacturing
Dr. Paweł Sokołowski
Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Wroclaw University of Science and Technology, Wroclaw, Poland
Interests: thermal spraying; powders; liquid feedstocks; Thermal Barrier Coatings; hardfacing; additive manufacturing; Mechanical Properties; thermophysical properties
Dr. Wojciech Stachurski
Institute of Machine Tools and Production Engineering, Lodz University of Technology, 1/15 Stefanowskiego Street, 90-924 Lodz, Poland
Interests: cutting, machining, manufacturing, cutting tools, coolants, surface integrity, surface roughness, numerical simulation
Dr. Jochen Stahn
Paul Scherrer Institut, Forschungsstrasse 111, 5232 Villigen PSI, Switzerland
Interests: the method of sputtering; the scientific fields of (interface) magnetism and diffusion; the analytic method of neutron and x-ray reflectometry
Dr. Matteo Strozzi
Department of Sciences and Methods for Engineering, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Reggio Emilia, Italy
Interests: vibrations and stability of thin-walled structures; circular cylindrical shells; Carbon nanotubes; multi-layer beams; functionally graded materials; damping
Dr. Yuanjie Su
School of Optoelectronic Science and Engineering, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, Chengdu, China
Interests: sensitive and smart coatings; self-powered sensors; Gas Sensors; energy conversion interfaces
Dr. Florian Summer
Department Product, Engineering Lehrstuhl für Allgemeinen Maschinenbau, Montanuniversitaet Leoben, Leoben, Austria
Interests: tribology; friction; wear; journal bearings
Dr. Yongle Sun
Department of Mechanical, Aerospace and Civil Engineering, School of Engineering, The University of Manchester, Manchester M13 9PL, UK
Interests: Thermal barrier coatings, environmental barrier coatings, welding, additive manufacturing, cellular materials; applied mechanics, metals processing technology, multi-physics modelling
Dr. Miroslaw Szala
Mechanical Engineering Faculty, Lublin University of Technology, Poland
Interests: cavitation erosion; abrasion; Wear behaviour; sliding wear; erosion; fractography; friction; tribology; failure analysis; additive manufacturing; Shot peening; ion implantation; thermal spraying; plasma spraying; flame spraying; Welding; cladding; overlay; hardfacing; steel; stainless steel; structural steel; nickel alloy; cobalt alloy; stellite; titanium alloy; high entropy alloy; wear mechanism; magnetron sputtering; thin film; hard film; coating; heat treatment; cermet; Metal matrix composite; composite; pitting corrosion; Surface roughness; Mechanical Properties; fatigue; hardness; fracture toughness; microstructure; adhesion
Dr. Amir Tabakovic
University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
Interests: asphalt pavement; self healing materials
Dr. Junlei Tang
Southwest Petroleum University China, Chengdu, China
Interests: organic coatings; corrosion; electrodeposition; Thin films; surface modification; cold spraying; microstructure; Electrochemistry
Prof. Dr. Alan Taylor
TWI, Cambridge, UK
Interests: sol-gel; functional coatings; repellent surfaces; hygrophobic surfaces and coatings; superhygrophobic coatings and surfaces; surface energy: anti-icing coatings; inorganic-organic coatings; topography; surface functionalisation; Hansen dispersion; Nanocomposites; hybrid materials; industrial adoption; multi-variate analysis; anti-reflective coatings; anti-soiling coatings
Dr. Rita Teixeira-Santos
Laboratory for Process Engineering, Environment, Biotechnology and Energy, Faculty of Engineering, University of Porto, Portugal
Interests: polymers; polymer blends; polymeric coatings; polymer-based composites; biomaterials; Nanocomposites; anti-adhesive and antimicrobial coatings; surface engineering; medical devices; biofilm formation
Dr. Fatih Tezok
Airbus SAS, Toulouse, France
Interests: coatings; experimental process for coating applications for icing; surface physics related to aerothermodynamics; phase change physics on different surfaces, theoretical modelling, two phase interactions
Dr. Nikhil Tiwale
Center for Functional Nanomaterials, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, NY, USA
Interests: oxide semiconductors; micro/nano- lithography; ALD; infiltration synthesis; sol-gel; FET; photodetectors; Sensors
Dr. Visakh Vaikuntanathan
Institute of Aerospace Thermodynamics, University of Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Germany
Interests: wetting of solid surfaces, superhydrophobic surfaces, micro-textured surfaces, droplet interaction with solid and liquid surfaces, droplet dynamics
Dr. Maurizio Villani
Istituto di Scienze e Tecnologie Chimiche “Giulio Natta” – CNR, Via A. Corti 12, 20133 Milano, Italy
Interests: coatings technology; polymer-based coatings; antibacterial materials; adhesion; polymer characterization; microstructure-property relationships; hydrogen bonded polymers; polymer composites; nanoparticles; graphene–based inks; materials science
Dr. Petr Vlcak
Department of Physics, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Czech Technical University in Prague, Technicka 4, 16607 Prague, Czech Republic
Interests: surface and interface modification; ion beam assisted deposition; ion implantation; thin films and nanolayers; nitrides; Metals; titanium alloys
Dr. David Vokoun
Institute of Physics of the Czech Academy of Sciences, Prague, Czech Republic
Interests: SMA films; ALD coatings; magnetic materials; ipmc
Prof. Dr. Cedric Vuye
University of Antwerp, EMIB research group
Interests: asphalt pavements; low-noise pavements; photocatalytic pavements; bitumen (modification); reclaimed asphalt; mechanical and rheological properties; materials characterization
Dr. Bin Wang
Interests: Molecular modeling; physical chemistry; biomedical engineering; biotechnology; Nanobiotechnology; nanotechnology; analytical chemistry; biochemistry; Chromatography; spectrometry
Prof. Dr. Tiegang Wang
Tianjin University of Technology and Education, No. 1310 Dagu South Road, Hexi District, Tianjin 300222, China
Interests: tool coatings; thin hard films; microstructure; Mechanical Properties; friction and wear
Dr. Juliusz Winiarski
Department of Advanced Material Technologies, Wrocław University of Science and Technology, Wrocław, Poland
Interests: electroplating; surface finishing; electropolishing; Anodizing; conversion coatings; alloy coatings; Electrode Materials; microhardness; adhesion; corrosion resistance; corrosion damage; corrosion prevention
Dr. Xiaoxing Yan
College of Furnishings and Industrial Design, Nanjing Forestry University, Nanjing 210037, China
Interests: optical properties; Mechanical Properties; waterborne coatings; thermochromism; self-repairing; microcapsule
Dr. Mesut Yurukcu
Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Little Rock, AR 72211, USA
Interests: thin film; simulation; Monte Carlo; Sputtering; Physical/Chemical Vapor Depositions; electrochemical deposition; fuel cells; batteries; solar cells; thermal interface materials; 3D materials and printing; Artificial Lifts; enhanced oil recovery
Dr. Peter Zarras
Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division, China Lake, CA, USA
Interests: corrosion; conductive polymers; smart coatings; environmentally friendly; green coatings
Dr. Hong Zhou
Centre for Engineering and Industrial Design, Waikato institute of technology, Hamilton, New Zealand
Interests: surface engineering; thermal spraying; cold spray; Thermal Barrier Coatings; Laser Processing; materials characterization; microstructure and properties; FEM modelling and simulation
Dr. Wenbin Zhou
Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom
Interests: mechanics of materials; metallic materials; ceramics; composites; energy materials; Li-ion batteries; computational solid mechanics; manufacturing; material processing
Dr. Yangzhi Zhu
Terasaki Institute for Biomedical Innovation, Los Angeles, USA
Interests: nanotechnology; Stretchable electronics, organs-on-Chip, biosensor
Prof. Dr. Andrzej Zieliński
Biomaterials Division, Department of Materials Engineering and Bonding, Gdansk University of Technology, 80-233 Gdansk, Poland
Interests: biomaterials; Nanomaterials; ferrous alloys; titanium alloys; zirconium alloys; microstructure; Mechanical Properties; corrosion
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