The International Conference on Surfaces, Coatings and Interfaces

SurfCoat Korea 2018
28 Mar - 30 Mar 2018 | Incheon, Seoul - Korea
The International Conference on Surfaces, Coatings and Interfaces - SurfCoat Korea 2018

The International Conference on Surfaces, coatings and interfaces - SurfCoat Korea 2018 is a 3-days event to be held in parallel to Surtech Korea 2018 and Coatings Korea 2018 Expo from 28th to 30th March 2018 in the Songdo Convensia, Incheon, Korea.


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The conference provides a comprehensive overview of the state-of-the-art in the fields of surfaces, coatings and interfaces engineering, discusses recent advances and current problems, and points out the prospective development of the field.  Contributions are expected to be in line with the surface treatments and coatings processes, and their properties/performance. The conference targets scientists, engineers, managers, innovators, and entrepreneurs. It will provide opportunities for the delegates to exchange face-to-face their novel ideas and experiences with the international experts during plenary & invited talks, oral presentations and posters sessions.


Conference Topics


  • Surface treatments and coatings deposition processes

  • Surface engineering and functionalization

  • Characterization of engineered surfaces

  • Surfaces and coatings properties/ Performance

  • Interface and interaction science

  • Electro- and electroless plating

  • Cold and Thermal spraying

  • Thermochemical surface engineering

  • Thin film by PVD, CVD, and ALD

  • Novel surface modification technologies

  • Conversion coatings

  • Additive manufacturing of surfaces

  • Surface engineering in sustainable energy applications

  • Biomedical/ Bioactive surfaces and coatings

  • Biointerfaces

  • Optical, electric, photovoltaic and magnetic coatings

  • Hydro, ice and oleophobic/philic surfaces

  • Multi-functional, composite/ hybrid, graded and multilayers coatings

  • Smart surfaces and coatings

  • Self-healing surfaces

  • Modelling of simulation of coating

  • Surface nanoengineering

  • Nanocoatings and Ultra-Thin Films

  • Graphene coatings/films

  • Tribological coatings

  • Wear and corrosion protection

  • Adhesion and Adhesives

Keynote Speakers
Istituto di Chimica dei Composti OrganoMetallici (ICCOM-CNR), Firenze, Italy
National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Taiwan
Institute of Nanosurface Science and Engineering- Shenzhen University, China
Institut des Materiaux Jean Rouxel- University of Nantes, France
Sheffield Hallam University, United Kingdom
Tampere University of Technology, Finland
University of Coimbra, Portugal
University of Technology Petronas (UTP), Malaysia
Université de Rennes, France
Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany
Bhabha Atomic Research Centre , Mumbai, India
Imperial College London, United Kingdom
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