Topical Advisory Panel

Members

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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Department of Technologies and Equipment for Materials Processing, Faculty of Materials Science and Engineering, Technical University Gheorghe Asachi of Iasi, 700050 Iasi, Romania
Interests: materials science; durability of materials in civil engineering; sustainable cementitious materials; metallic alloys; biomaterials; biodegradable alloys; biomaterials characterization; coatings and thin films
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Institute of Forest Science, Kangwon National University, Chuncheon 24341, Korea
Interests: carbon dots; nanocellulose; metal nanoparticles; optical sensors; catalysis
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Department of Food Safety and Quality, Nofima, NO-9291 Tromsø, Norway
Interests: edible thin films; functional food packaging; shelf life analysis; biocomposite development & characterization; biodegradation; toxicity assay
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1. ISEP—School of Engineering, Polytechnic Institute of Porto, 4249-015 Porto, Portugal
2. INEGI—Science and Innovation in Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, 4200-465 Porto, Portugal
Interests: CDV; PVD; coating; CFD simulation; fluid mechanics; thermodynamics; material properties; microhardness; microstructures; hard coatings; wear; surface integrity
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Department of Experimental Medicine, Section of Biotechnology, Medical Histology and Molecular Biology, University of Campania “Luigi Vanvitelli”, Naples, Italy
Interests: synthesis and characterization of biomaterials by sol–gel technique or sol–gel coating method; composite materials; implant lifetime; surface modification; biocompatibility; FTIR-ATR spectroscopy; radical scavenging capacity; antibacterial activity; polymers; natural exstracts
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Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Ship Technology, Gdańsk University of Technology, 11/12 Gabriela Narutowicza Street, 82-233 Gdansk, Poland
Interests: modification of titanium alloy for medical application; Biomaterials engineering; Surface engineering; thin layers and coatings; nanomaterials; electrophoretic deposition technique; biodegradable and pH sensitive polymers; characterization (SEM, AFM); nanoindentation; electrochemical corrosion studies; wettability and biocompatibility studies; surface energy studies
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Jotun Performance Coatings, Jotun A/S, 3211 Sandefjord, Norway
Interests: polymers; organic coatings; polymer synthesis; corrosion protection; polymer characterization
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Institute of Chemical Engineering, Polish Academy of Science, Warsaw, Poland
Interests: thin films; functional coatings; polymers; bio-polymers; nano-materials; cellulose; starch; bio-application; surface engineering; surface modification; hydrophobic and hydrophilic surfaces

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University of Westminster, UK
Interests: biomaterials; tissue engineering; fermentation

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Fluids-Machines Unit, Faculty of Engineering, University of Mons, Mons, Belgium
Interests: wettability; metals and composite materials machining (drilling, orthogonal cutting, milling); brazing and soldering; computational materials science: molecular dynamics; ab-initio and finite-element
CNR-ICCOM (Italian Nationa Research Council - Institute for the Chemistry of OrganoMetallic Compounds), Rome, Italy
Interests: electrodeposition of materials for energy conversion; design and production of thin film architectures; FIB/SEM characterization; synchrotron X-Rays characterization; surface characterization

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R&D Global Transducer Technology, Esaote spa, Via di Caciolle, 15, 50127 Firenze (Italy)
Interests: problem solving; failure detection; multi-layered structure; sensors; piezoelectric material; process engineering; epoxy resin; transfer technology
School of Mechanical Engineering, Dalian University of Technology, Dalian 116024, China
Interests: semiconductor; organic electronics; organic photovoltaics
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Research Center for Nanotechnology Applied to Engineering of Sapienza (CNIS) - Department of Astronautical, Electrical and Energy Engineering (DIAEE), Sapienza University of Rome, 00185 Roma, Italy
Interests: micro and nanocoating; graphene; carbon-based material; biomaterials; flexible and stretchable electronic devices; transparent conductive film; sensors; piezoelectric materials; electronic textiles; nanogenerator; smart textile; energy harvesting; polymers for drug delivery application; material characterization; 3D printing; thin-film technologies
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TE-OX, Parc Orsay Université, Paris, France
Interests: thin films deposition; sputtering; electrodeposition

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1. University of Zagreb Faculty of Textile Technology, Department of Textile Chemistry & Ecology, Prilaz baruna Filipovica 28a, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
2. Head of Textile Science Research Centre
Interests: functionalization of textiles (flame retardant, antimicrobial and Durable Press finishing); advanced materials and technology; nanomaterials & nanotechnology: chracterisation and application, nanobiocomposites; thermal characterisation of materials; sustainability; circular economy

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Civil and Environmental Engineering Department, University of Perugia, 05100 Terni, Italy
Interests: development and characterization of nanostructured multifunctional hybrid materials and bionic composites
ENEA Portici Research Center, Piazzale E. Fermi 1, 80055 Portici (Na), Italy
Interests: semiconductor; solar cells; heterojunction solar cells; silicon solar cells; organic photovoltaics; thin films deposition(PVD,sputtering, PECVD); material characterisation


Czech Technical University in Prague, 166 36 Prague 6, Czech Republic
Interests: tribology; magnetron sputtering; structural analysis; nanoparticles; self-lubricating coatings; hard coatings; friction; TEM
Department of Electrical Electronics Engineering, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI, USA
Interests: non-thermal plasma; microplasma based sterilization; flexible hybrid electronics; printed electronics; screen-printing; strain gauge; pressure sensor; humidity sensor; temperature sensor; chemical sensing

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MIV/PROX INERIS, Verneuil-en-Halatte, Parc Technologique ALATA, BP 2, 60550 Verneuil-en-Halatte, France
Interests: particle characterization; structure characterization; safety; nanomaterials and nanocomposites; occupational hygiene; coatings
FEMTO-ST institute (UMR CNRS 6174), Université de Technologie Belfort-Montbéliard, Belfort, France
Interests: thin film; coatings; ceramic; metal; fuel cell; sensors; catalysis; energy and environnment; corosion; electrochemistry
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Department of Industrial Engineering, University of Padua, Via Marzolo 9, 35131 Padova, Italy
Interests: coatings and surface engineering; Plasma Electrolytic Oxidation; metallurgy; electron microscopy (SEM, EBSD, TEM); X-ray diffraction; corrosion

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Department of Animal Products Technology and Quality Management, Wroclaw University of Environmental and Life Sciences, C. K. Norwida 25, 50-375 Wroclaw, Poland
Interests: edible films and coatings; biodegradable polymers; salmonella; antimicrobial materials; antimicrobial resistance; enterobacteriaceae; food microbiology; food safety; antimicrobial resistance of natural compounds; food technology; food preservation; novel sanitation and decontamination technologies
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