Plenary and Keynote Speakers

Plenary Speaker

Topic: A Historical Perspective on Plasma Assisted PVD, from its Beginnings to Recent Developments
Prof. Allan Matthews
Materials Engineering, School of Materials, University of Manchester, UK

Keynote Speakers

Topic: Plasma Synthesis of Surfaces and Nanoparticles for Single-step, Reagent-free Functionalisation with Multiple Bioactive Agents: Fundamentals and Applications

Prof. Marcela Bilek
School of Aerospace, Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering, & School of Physics, University of Sydney, AUSTRALIA

Topic: Transcutaneous Nonthermal Biocompatible Plasma (NBP) Sources and their Models for Plasma Medicine to Agricultures 

Prof. Eun Ha Choi
Plasma Bioscience Research Center, Kwangwoon University, SOUTH KOREA

Topic: Measurement of Residual Stress on Transition Metal Nitride Hard Coatings by Average X-ray Strain (AXS) Combining with Nanoindentation Methods

Prof. Jia-Hong Huang
Department of Engineering and System Science, National Tsing Hua University, TAIWAN

Topic: Semiconductor Nanowires for Optoelectronics and Energy Applications

Prof. Chennupati Jagadish
Department of Electronic Materials Engineering, The Australian National University, AUSTRALIA

Topic: Optical Coatings of Tomorrow: from Passive Interference Filters towards Multifunctional Systems and Smart Nanostructures

Prof. Ludvik Martinu
Engineering Physics, Ecole Polytechnique de Montreal (Polytechnique Montreal), CANADA

Topic: Quantum-Mechanically Guided Materials Design and Experimentally Guided Quantum Mechanical Calculations of Short Range-Ordered Thin Film Materials & a Critical Appraisal of High Entropy Ceramics

Prof. Jochen Schneider
Materials Chemistry, RWTH Aachen University, GERMANY

Topic: Combinatorial Approaches in the Development of PVD High Performance Thin Films for Engineering Applications

Prof. Michael Stüeber
Institute for Applied Materials (Applied Materials Physics, IAM), Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), GERMANY

Topic: Versatility of Titania for Photocatalysis: from Transparent to Colored and Black Films

Prof. Ming-Show Wong
Department of Materials Science and Engineering, National Dong Hwa University, TAIWAN

Topic: VHF Plasmas for Plasma Assisted Deposition and Surface Modification

Prof. Geun Young Yeom
School of Advanced Materials Science and Engineering, Sungkyunkwan University, SOUTH KOREA