Invited Speaker

Symposium A - Coatings for sustainable energy

Prof. Kuei-Hsien Chen

Institute of Atomic and Molecular Sciences, Academia Sinica, Taiwan

Title of Presentation: Vacancy and Phase Control of the GeSeTe for Thermoelectric Applications

Prof. Fabrice Gourbilleau

CNRS Director of Research, Leader of the NIMPH Team, CIMAP Lab, Caen, France

Title of Presentation: Light management Si Solar: a way to improve the Si-cell efficiency

Prof. Jih-Shang Hwang

Institute of Optoelectronic Sciences, National Taiwan Ocean University, Taiwan

Title of Presentation: Toward High-Energy-Density Flow Batteries: Redox Processes and Materials Design

Prof. Yi-Chun Lu

Electrochemical Energy and Interfaces Laboratory, Department of Mechanical and Automation Engineering, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China

Title of Presentation: Toward High-Energy-Density Flow Batteries: Redox Processes and Materials Design

Prof. Pagona Papakonstantinou

Engineering Research Institute, School of Engineering, Ulster University, UK

Title of Presentation: 2D Layered Crystals for Energy Conversion and Storage

Prof. Guan-Jun Yang

State Key Laboratory for Mechanical Behavior of Materials, School of Materials Science & Engineering, Xi'an Jiaotong University, China

Title of Presentation: Facile and scalable production of perovskite solar cells with >20% efficiency via GPM

Symposium B - Nanostructured and nanocomposite coatings

Prof. Masaru Hori

Nagoya University, Japan

Title of Presentation: An Utrahigh Rate Synthesis of Nanographenes Employing a Triple Phase Plasma

Dr. Bo-Shiuan Li

Department of Materials, University of Oxford, UK

Title of Presentation: Microscale Fracture Tests of Semi-Brittle Materials under Extreme Conditions

Dr. Yu-Wei Lin

Department of Engineering and System Science, National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan

Title of Presentation: Effect of Ti interlayer on Mechanical Properties of TiZrN Coatings on D2 Steel

Prof. Ismat Shah

Department of Physics and Astronomy/Materials Science and Engineering Department, University of Delaware, USA

Title of Presentation:

Prof. Jaroslav Vlček

Faculty of Applied Sciences, Director of Department of Physics and NTIS-European Centre of Excellence, University of West Bohemia, Czech Republic


Dr. Kenji Yamamoto

Kobe Steel Ltd., Japan

Tentative title: Coating Design for hard-to-cut Material

Prof. Yu-Sen Yang

Department of Mechanical and Automation Engineering, National Kaohsiung First University of Science and Technology, Taiwan

Title of Presentation: Effect of coating architectures on the wear and corrosion behaviors of Ti-N/Al-N and Ti-N/Cr-N Multilayer coatings

Symposium C - Optical, semiconductor and optoelectronic films

Prof. Cong Thanh Bach

VNU University of Science, Vietnam

Title of Presentation: Spin reorientation transition in ultrathin films

Dr. Samuel Chiu

Applied Materials

Title of Presentation : Pursuing Moore’s law scaling: channel engineering and novel device architecture

Prof. Akihiko Fujiwara

Department of Nanotechnology for Sustainable Energy, School of Science and Technology, Kwansei Gakuin University

Title of Presentation : Fabrication and Characterization of Amorphous Oxide Semiconductor In-Si-O Thin Films

Prof. Yasufumi Fujiwara

Division of Materials and Manufacturing Science, Graduate School of Engineering. Center for Advanced Structural and Functional Materials Design


Prof. Qixin Guo

Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Synchrotron Light Application Center, Saga University

Title of Presentation : Characteristics of gallium oxide based wide bandgap semiconductors

Prof. Jeon Geon Han

School of Advanced Materials Science and Engineering (SAMSE)
Director, Excellency Center for Advanced Plasma Surface Technology (CAPST), Sungkyunkwan University (SKKU), Republic of Korea 440-746
Director, NU-SKKU Joint Institute for Plasma-Nano Materials
Adjunct professor, Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai, Thailand 50200

Title of Presentation: High conductivity ITO film synthesis by cluster particle deposition in magnetron sputtering

Prof. Yongmin Kim

Department of Physics, Dankook University, South Korea

Title of Presentation : Studies of Carrier Dynamics by Optical Transitions in GaP-InP Lateral Nanowires

Prof. Ching-Ting Lee

Institute of Microelectronics, National Cheng Kung University

Title of Presentation : The Progress Development and Research of Quinary Indium Gallium Zinc Aluminum Oxide Films and Thin Film Transistors

Prof. Guojian Li

Northeastern University of China

Title of Presentation : Effect of morphology evolution on the thermoelectric properties of oxidized ZnO thin films

Prof. Toshinori Ozaki

Department of Nanotechnology for Sustainable Energy, Kwansei Gakuin University

Title of Presentation : Prominent performance of iron-chalcogenide superconducting films produced by low-energy proton irradiation

Prof. Bui Nguyen Quoc Trinh

ietnam National University

Title of Presentation : Nanoimprinting Lithography Patterned Thin-Film Transistors with Sn-Doped Indium Oxide Channel

Prof. Dong-Sing Wuu

Department of Materials Science & Engineering, National Chung Hsing University

Title of Presentation : Characterization of Epitaxial (AlGa)2O3 Films Using High-Oxygen-Pressure Pulsed Laser Deposition

Symposium D - Tribological and protective coatings

Prof. Ming-Hao Chu

Southwest Jiatong University

Title of Presentation: Fretting and sliding wear of diamond-like carbon under oil-lubricated conditions

Dr. Günter Mark



Dr. Paweł Lesiuk

Department of Product manager, TRUMPF Huttinger

Title of Presentation : High Power Impulse Plasma Magnetron Sputtering: review of critical parameters ensuring successful industrialization

Prof. Zonghan Xie

School of Mechanical Engineering, University of Adelaide

Title of Presentation : Damage tolerance of bone-like high entropy alloy coatings

Symposium E - Organic and biological coatings

Prof. Mary Donnabelle L. Balela

Department of Mining, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, University of the Philippines, Philippines

Title of Presentation : Electroless Deposition of Copper Nanoparticles with High Antimicrobial Activity 

Prof. Po-Yu Chen

Department of Materials Science and Engineering, National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan

Title of Presentation : Synthesis of hydrophilic, directional wetting surfaces inspired from the peristome of Nepenthes by atmospheric-pressure plasma enhanced polymer grafting

Dr. Pieter Cools

Department of Applied Physics, Ghent University, Belgium

Title of Presentation : Plasma coated 3D scaffolds for cartilage tissue engineering

Prof. Wen-Cheng Chen

Department of Fiber and Composite Materials, Feng Chia University, Taiwan

Title of Presentation : Characterized the differentiation of the osteoprogenitor cells on surface modification of PEEK

Prof. Ren-Jei Chung

Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology, National Taipei University of Technology, Taiwan

Title of Presentation : Polyelectrolyte Multilayers Coatings on 316L Stainless Steel for Drug Control Release

Prof. Han-Cheol Choe

Department of Dental Materials & Research Center of Nano-Interface Activation for Biomaterials, College of Dentistry, Chosun University, Korea

Title of Presentation : Micro-nanosized surface modification for orthopedic and dental implants

Prof. Takao Hanawa

Department of Metallic Biomaterials, Institute of Biomaterials and Bioengineering, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Japan

Title of Presentation : Surface Oxide Layer and Topography for Next Generation Implants

Prof. Dan-Jae Lin

Department of Dental Hygiene, China Medical University, Taiwan

Title of Presentation : Nano-scale Surface Modification of Micro-Arc Oxidation (MAO) Titanium for Implant Applications

Prof. Ying-Sui Sun

Department of Dentistry, National Yang-Ming University , Taiwan

Title of Presentation : Bone cell response to low elastic modulus titanium alloy surface immobilized with growth factor-containing gelatin nanoparticles through a natural cross-linker

Symposium F - Metallic and magnetic coatings

Prof. Jenq-Gong Duh

National Tsing-Hua University

Title of Presentation : Improving Mechanical Performance on Zr-Cu-Ni-Al-N thin film metallic glass via Taguchi Design of Experiment Method : Spin reorientation transition in ultrathin films

Prof. Ko-Wei  Lin

Department of Materials Science and Engineering, National Chung Hsing University

Title of Presentation : Tuning the magnetism of NiFe/LaSrMnO3/SrTiO3(001) thin films with low-energy Ar/O2 ion-beam bombardment on the LSMO surface

Prof. Ming-Tzer Lin

Graduate Institute of Precision Engineering, National Chung Hsing University

Title of Presentation : FIB-DIC Ring-Core for Depth Sensing Residual Stress Measurement of Thin Metal Films

Prof. Chi Wah Leung

Department of Applied Physics, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong SAR

Title of Presentation : Electric Field Modulation of (La,Sr)MnO3 Ultrathin Films with Ferroelectric Copolymer Gate

Prof. Yu-Lin Shen

Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of New Mexico

Title of Presentation : Indentation-Induced Deformation and Damage in Metal-Ceramic Multilayer Coatings

Prof. Thomas Saerbeck

Institut Laue-Langevin

Title of Presentation : Magnetic Correlations Across Interfaces in Functional Heterostructures

Symposium G - Topical symposium: theory, simulation, and modeling; quantitative surface analysis

Prof. Chaoying Ni

Materials Science and Engineering, University of Delaware

Title of Presentation : Structural and thermal properties of SiC/Si thin films and interfaces

Dr. Davide Sangiovanni

Department of Physics, Chemistry and Biology (IFM), Linköping University, Sweden

Title of Presentation : Mass transport and plastic deformation in refractory nitrides via density functional theory and ab initio molecular dynamics

Prof. Alexander Gordon Shard

National Physical Laboratory

Title of Presentation : Measuring coating thickness on structured surfaces using XPS

Prof. Michitoshi  Hayash

Center for Condensed Matter Sciences, National Taiwan University

Title of Presentation : Size-dependent reactivity of Agn clusters on a TiO2 surface

Prof. Sven Tougaard

Department of Physics, University of Southern Denmark

Title of Presentation : Novel Applications of XPS-Inelastic Background Analysis: 3D imaging and HAXPES