Topical Advisory Panel


School of Aerospace, Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia
Interests: propulsion systems; tribology; biomechanics; alternative fuels; coatings
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Dr. Deniz Kunter
Delft university of Technology, Netherlands
Interests: food packaging; food technology; electrospinning; polymer characterization; processing and synthesis
Dr. Ke Zhan
School of Materials and Chemistry, University of Shanghai for Science and Technology, Shanghai 200093, China
Interests: metal matrix composites; coatings; shot peening; laser peening; electrodeposition; residual stress analysis; X-ray diffraction; wear; corrosion; thermal property
Research Institute of Textile Chemistry and Textile Physics, University of Innsbruck, Hoechsterstrasse 73, 6850 Dornbirn, Austria
Interests: electrochemical energy storage systems; conductive textiles; 3D porous electrodes; embroidered structures; carbon-based electrodes
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Keldysh Research Center, Moscow, Russia
Interests: composite materials and coatings; non-equilibrium plasma processes; nanotechnology
Surface Technology group, Jönköping University, Jönköping, Sweden
Interests: Metallic coatings; Electrodeposition and Electroless Deposition; Corrosion; Anodizing; Friction stir processing
Department of Forestry and Wood Technology, Linnaeus University, Växjö, Sweden
Interests: wood anatomy; wood preservation; wood physics; wood composites; non-destructive evaluation
Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Naval Architecture, University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia
Interests: corrosion; inhibitors; coatings
Laboratori Nazionali di Frascati INFN, Frascati, Italy
Interests: thin films; strained films; nanostructured materials coating; transition metal oxide; transition metal dichalcogenide; strongly correlated materials; metal insulator transition; VO2; thin films deposition; nanostructured films synthesis; surface characterization; work function modification; ordered and disordered nanostructure films
Prof. Dr. Radostina Alexandrova

Institute of Experimental Morphology, Pathology and Anthropology with Museum Bulgarian Academy of Sciences
Interests: biocompatibility of new materials
Department of Physics, Mechanics, Materials and Nanotechnologies (P2MN), University of Technology of Troyes, Troyes, France
Interests: deposition of advanced materials; thin films technology; magnetron sputtering; functional coatings; thin films for energy applications; barrier coatings; biomedical materials; metals; materials characterization; microstructure; surface characterization; tribology; hydrogen embrittlement; additive manufacturing; experimental mechanics; materials engineering; powder metallurgy; mechanical behavior of materials; fatigue and fracture
Department of Chemical Engineering, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), 7491 Trondheim, Norway
Interests: multiphase flows; fluid mechanics; heat and mass transfer; reactor design; optical imaging; laser diagonistics (particle image velocimetry); computaional fluid dynamics (CFD); high performance computing (HPC)
1. Associate Professor, School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, Ural Federal University, Yekaterinburg, Russia
2. Department of Physics, CICECO-Aveiro Institute of Materials, University of Aveiro, Aveiro, Portugal
Interests: scanning probe microscopy; ferroelectric and piezoelectric materials; domain structure; electronic; ionic and thermal transport; lead-free piezoelectric materials; nanoscale material characterization
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Department of Physical Electronics, Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic
Interests: thin films; PVD; sputtering; electrodeposition; electroless deposition; corrosion; water-splitting
Department of Chemistry, Sungkyunkwan University, Suwon 16419, Korea
Interests: atmospheric pressure plasmas; plasma assisted nanomaterials syntheses; nanocatalysis; thin film sensor coatings; polymer membranes separations; antimicrobial materials
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Department of Pharmaceutical Technology, School of Pharmacy, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece
Interests: polymer science; polymer technology; polymer synthesis; radical polymerization; miniemulsion polymerization; cationic polymerization; controlled-living radical polymerization; biodegradable polymers; 3D printing; extrusion-based 3D printing (bioprinting); electrospinning; Generalized 2D Correlation Spectroscopy; drug delivery; pharmaceutical technology; wound healing; microneedles
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1) Institute of Materials Science of Seville (CSIC - University of Seville), Sevilla, Spain
2) Alter Technology TÜV Nord, Sevilla, Spain
Interests: plasma and vacuum deposition of thin-film and nanostructures for photonics, optoelectronics, and organic electronics; plasma polymers; hybrid systems; optical and luminescent sensors; dielectric coatings; organic semiconductors
Department of Technology of Materials and Devices in Dental Medicine, “Victor Babes” University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Timisoara, Romania
Interests: dental materials/biomaterials; alloys; ceramics; thermoplastic resins; 3D printing/bioprinting; CAD/CAM milling; corrosion evaluation; welding; scanning; coating; oral health; dental caries
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Dr. Pablo Gómez Argudo
Laboratoire de Chimie des Polymères Organiques (LCPO) Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Chimie, de Biologie & de Physique, 16 Avenue Pey-Berland, 33607 Pessac Cedex, France
Interests: supramolecular chemistry; fluid interfaces; Langmuir films; emulsions; biophysics
Department of Biomedical Engineering, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, University of Zielona Gora, Licealna 9, 65-417 Zielona Gora, Poland
Interests: the development and application of electrochemical biosensor; electrochemical and structural characterization of nanobiomaterials (especially titania nanotubes); finite element method in the biomechanical study
Department of Organic Chemistry, Biochemistry and Catalysis, Faculty of Chemistry, University of Bucharest, Bucharest, Romania
Interests: edible films and coatings preparation and characterization; extraction of natural compounds from plants; development and optimization of extraction techniques; characterization of plant extracts; nanomaterials development and characterization; water treatment; adsorption
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Materials Chemistry, RWTH Aachen University, D-52074 Aachen, Germany
Interests: energy materials; hard coatings; antibacterial coatings; nanocomposites and nanostructures; ceramic and metallic thin films; magnetron sputtering; transport properties; surfaces and interfaces; high temperature oxidation
Department of Preventive Dental Medicine, Iuliu Haţieganu University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Cluj Napoca, Romania
Interests: surface; graphene; nanoparticles; antimicrobial biomaterials
1. Laser Zentrum Hannover e.V., Hollerithalle 8, 30419 Hannover, Germany
2. PhoenixD, Leibniz University Hanover, 30167 Hannover, Germany
Interests: material simulation; thin films; nonlinear optics; quantization effects; dielectrics
Dr. Mohsin Ali Badshah
Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, University of California, Irvine, CA, USA
Interests: Nano/micromanufacturing; PVD; nanotechnology; thin-film materials and coatings; surface engineering; sensing devices
School of Mechanical Engineering and Automation, Harbin Institute of Technology, Shenzhen, China
Interests: additive manufacturing; post-processing; machining; advanced manufacturing; hybrid manufacturing; multi-material
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Institute for Future Transport & Cities, Coventry University, CV1 5FB Coventry, UK
Interests: thermal barrier coatings; thermal spray; functional surfaces; thermodynamics; corrosion and oxidation; electrohemical deposition; nano-mechanics
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Institute for Materials and Processes, School of Engineering, Sanderson Building, The King’s Buildings University of Edinburgh, Scotland EH9 3FB, UK
Interests: manufacturing of polymer composites; the structure-property relationship of polymer nanocomposites; Additive manufacturing of polymers; Tribology of polymer composites; fracture mechanics of polymer
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“C.D. Nenițescu” Department of Organic Chemistry, Faculty of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnologies, University Politehnica of Bucharest, 011061 Bucharest, Romania
Interests: bioactive nanocoatings; nano-drug delivery systems; advanced organic synthesis and analysis; magnetic nanofluids for biomedical applications; electrochemical sensors and biosensors
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RhySearch, The Rhine Valley Research and Innovation Center, Werdenbergstrasse 4, 9471 Buchs, Switzerland
Interests: optical coatings; ion beam sputtering; x-ray diffraction; laser damage; diffusion and phase transformations
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