Professor Sam Zhang, President, Thin Films Society; Series Editor, CRC Materials Book
Principal Editor, JMR; Founding Editor-in-Chief, NNL (2008-2015)

Organizing of Conferences and Conferences of Relevance

[This list has been modified the 12 December 2017. Listed: 64 conference. Please contact Dr. Sam Zhang should you need assistance. Thank you for stopping by.]

Chairman of the Organizing Committee, Thin Films 2018: The 9th International Conference on Advances of Thin Films and Coatings Technology ,Shenzhen, China, 17-20 July, 2018

Member of the International Steer Committee, The Pacific Rim Symposium on Surfaces, Coatings and Interfaces (PacSurf 2018) Rim Surface & Interface Conference Scientific Advisory Board The Pacific Rim Symposium on Surfaces, Coatings and Interfaces (PacSurf 2016) ,Hawaii, 2-6 December, 2018

Member of the International Advisory Committee, Materials Science and Engineering Congress (MSE) at the Darmstadt University of Technology ,Germany, 25-27 September, 2018

Invited Keynote, TACT 2017 International Thin Films Conference http://tact2017.conf.tw/ for ,Taiwan, 15-18 October, 2017

Chairman of the Organizing Committee, The 4th Thin Films Workshop 2017 ,Ramada Plaza Jeju, Jeju Island, South Korea, 17-19 May, 2017

Invited Keynote, The Second International Conference on New Material and Chemical Industry (NMCI2017) ,Sanya, China, 18-20 Novermber, 2017

Invited Keynote, Korean Society of Precision Engineering Conference ,Ramada Plaza Jeju, Jeju Island, South Korea, 17-19 May, 2017

participation, 19th Interfinish World Congress & Exhibition (Interfinish 2016) ,Beijing, China, 20–22 September 2, 2016

Invited Keynote, Thin Films Workshop : "International joint laboratory on Photonoics" organized by Shandong University ,Jinan, China, 26–28 September, 2016

Chairman of the Organizing Committee, Thin Films 2016: The 8th International Conference on Advances of Thin Films and Coatings Technology ,Singapore, 13-15 July, 2016

Invited Keynote, The 9th International Conference on Thin Film Physics and Applications (TEPA2016) ,Shanghai, China, 26-29 November, 2016

Invited Keynote, Thin Films and Coatings for Industry organized by Shenzhen Vacuum Society ,Shenzhen, China, 27 Feb-1 Mar, 2016

Invited Keynote, The 1st Symposium on Vacuum Deposition cum Inaugration of Shenzhen Association for Vacuum Technology Industries ,Shenzhen, China, 18-19 November, 2016

Invited Keynote, 7th International Conference on Surface Engineering ,Chengdu, China, 22-25 October, 2016

Member of the International Steer Committee, The Pacific Rim Symposium on Surfaces, Coatings and Interfaces (PacSurf 2016) Rim Surface & Interface Conference Scientific Advisory Board The Pacific Rim Symposium on Surfaces, Coatings and Interfaces (PacSurf 2016) ,Kohala Coast, Hawaii, 11 - 15 December, 2016

Chairman of the Organizing Committee, The 3rd Thin Films Workshop 2015 cum Thin Films Technology Conference ,Dayeh Univ., Taiwan, 15-20 Jul, 2015

Chairman of the Organizing Committee, The 1st Sino-Singapore Symposium on Materials Environmental Behavior & Surface Technology ,Tianjin, China, 25-27 December, 2015

Member of the International Advisory Committee, The Pacific Rim Symposium on Surfaces, Coatings and Interfaces (PacSurf 2016) ,Kohala Coast, Hawaii, 8-11 December, 2015

Invited, The 1st International Conference on Microstructure and Property of Materials ,Hangzhou, China, 26-30 May, 2015

Member of the International Steering Committee, The Pacific Rim Symposium on Surfaces, Coatings and Interfaces (PacSurf 2014) Rim Surface & Interface Conference Scientific Advisory Board The Pacific Rim Symposium on Surfaces, Coatings and Interfaces (PacSurf 2016) ,Kohala Coast, Hawaii, 8-11 December, 2014

Chairman of the Organizing Committee, Thin Films 2014: The 7th International Conference on Advances of Thin Films and Coatings Technology ,Chongqing, China, 15-18 July, 2014

Chairman of the Organizing Committee, The 2nd Thin Films Workshop 2013 ,Chongqing, China, 13th July, 2013

Chairman of the Organizing Committee, The 1st Thin Films Workshop 2011 ,Sanya, China, July, 2013

Chairman of the International Advisory Committee, Summit of Material Science ,Sendai, Japan, 27 to 30 November, 2012

Member of the International Advisory Committee, International Conference on Enabling Science and Nanotechnology (ESciNano 2012) ,Johor Bahru, Jan 5-7, 2012

Chairman of the Organizing Committee, Thin Films 2012: The 6th International Conference on Advances of Thin Films and Coatings Technology ,singapore, 15-17 July, 2012

Member of the International Advisory Committee, CIMTEC 2010: Symposium G “Ceramic Thin Films and Coatings for Protective,Tribological and Multifunctional Applications” of the International Ceramics Congress ,Montecatini Terme, Italy, June 6-11, 2010

Member of the Organizing Committee, 5th International Symposium on Apatites and Correlative Biomaterials ,CAIRNS CONVENTION CENTRE, CAIRNS, AUSTRALIA, 10 - 13 December, 2010

Member of the International Advisory Committee, Nanotech Malaysia 2010: IEE Conference on Enabling Science and Nanotechnology ,Kuala Lumpur, 8-10 December, 2010

Co-Chair of Symposium I Organizing Committee, The 11th IUMRS Conference in Asia ,Qingdao, 25-28 September, 2010

Member of the International Advisory Committee, 5th International Symposium on Apatites and Correlative Biomaterials ,CAIRNS CONVENTION CENTRE, CAIRNS, AUSTRALIA, 10 - 13 December, 2010

Chairman of the Organizing Committee, Thin Films 2010: The 5th International Conference on Advances of Thin Films and Coatings Technology ,Harbin, China, 12-14 July, 2010

Member of the International Advisory Committee, International Workshop on Plasma Science and Applications ,Xiamen, 25-26 Oct., 2010

Co-Chair of the Organizing Committee, ICMCTF 2009: Symposium D3. CARBON AND NITROGEN-CONTAINING NANOSTRUCTURED COMPOSITE AND NANOLAMINATED FILMS ,San Diego, USA, April 27-May 1, 2009

Member of the International Scientific Committee, 19th International Conference on Ion-Surface Interactions ISI-2009 ,Zvenigorod near Moscow, August 21-25, 2009

Member of the Organizing Committee, AsiaNANO 2008: The 2008 Asian Conference on Nanoscience and Nanotechnology ,Biopolis, Singapore, 3-7 November, 2008

Chairman of the Organizing Committee, Thin Films 2008: The 4th International Conference on Advances of Thin Films and Coatings Technology ,Singapore, 13-16 July, 2008

Member of the Organizing Committee, nanoSMat2007: The 2nd International Conference on Surfaces, Coatings and Nanostructured Materials ,Hotel Pestana Alvor Praia, Algarve, Portugal, 9-11 July, 2007

Member of the Organizing Committee, MPA-2007: International Meeting on Developments in Materials, Processes and Applications of Nanotechnology ,Belfast, Ireland, 15 January, 2007

Co-Chairman of the Organizing Committee, MP3-2007: The 6th International Conference on Materials Processing for Properties and Performance ,Beijing International Convention Centre, China, 14-16 September, 2007

Symposium Chair, Nanomaterials Symposium at the IEEE Conference on Emerging Technologies - Nanoelectronics ,Meritus Mandarin Hotel, Singapore, 10-13 January, 2006

Member of the International Scientific Committee, EUROPEAN MATERIALS RESEARCH SOCIETY Fall Meeting: Symposium A "Nanostructured Composite Films : Synthesis, Characterization, Properties and Applications" ,Warsaw, Poland, 4-8 September, 2006

Invited Plenary Lecture, Tenth International Conference on Plasma Surface Engineering ,Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany, 11-15 September, 2006

Member of the Organizing Committee, ISAC-3:The 3rd International Symposium on Advanced Ceramics ,Singapore, 11- 15 December, 2006

Chairman of the Organizing Committee, Thin Films 2006: The 3rd International Conference on Advances of Thin Films and Coatings Technology ,Grand CopthronThin Films 2006: The 3rd International Conference on Advances of Thin Films and Coatings Technologye Waterfront Hotel, Singapore, 11- 15 December, 2006

Member of the International Scientific Committee, INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON SUPERHARD COATINGS ,Ein-Gedi, Israel, 27 Feb.-1 March, 2006

Member of the Organizing Committee, NanoSingapore 2006: IEEE Conference on Emerging Technology-Nanoelectronics ,Singapore, 10-13 January, 2006

Invited, SMAC 2006: The Sixth "Specialist Meeting on Amorphous Carbon" ,Heraclion, Crete, Greece, 10-13 September, 2006

Chairman of the International Advisory Committee, nanoSMat2005: International Conference on Surfaces, Coatings and Nanostructured Materials ,Aveiro, PORTUGAL, 7-9 September, 2005

Member of the International Scientific Committee, EUROPEAN MATERIALS RESEARCH SOCIETY Spring Meeting: Symposium K: Protective Coatings and Thin Films - 05 ,Strasbourg, France, May 31 - June 3, 2005

Member of the Organizing Committee, International Surface Engineering Congress and Exhibition, organised by ASM ,Radisson Riverfront Hotel, St. Paul, Minnesota, USA, 1-3 August, 2005

Member of the International Scientific Committee, 5th Iberian Vacuum Meeting-XI Spanish Vacuum Meeting and V Portuguese Vacuum Meeting ,University of Minho - Portugal, 18 to 21 September, 2005

Member of the Organizing Committee, iCAT2004: The 1st International Conference on Advanced Tribology ,Singapore, 1-3 December, 2004

Member of the International Scientific Committee, Functional Hard Coatings: ASEVA SUMMER SCHOOL FOR VACUUM AND APPLICATIONS 2004 ,Avila, SPAIN, 4-8 July, 2004

Chairman of the Organizing Committee, Industrial Symposium: Thin Films for Thick Value (II) ,Singapore, 8-9 January, 2004

Chairman of the Organizing Committee, Thin Films 2004: The 2nd International Conference on Advances of Thin Films and Coatings Technology ,Singapore, 13th-17th July, 2004

Member of the International Scientific Committee, EUROPEAN MATERIALS RESEARCH SOCIETY Spring Meeting, Symposium J:"Synthesis, Characterisation and Advanced Applications of Amorphous Carbon Films" ,Strasbourg, France, 24-28 May, 2004

Invited Keynote, 2nd MP3: 2nd International Conference on Materials Processing for Properties and Performance ,Yokohama, Japan, 8th - 13th October, 2003

Chairman of the Organizing Committee, Symposium on Technological Advances & Performance of Engineering Thin Films & Surface Coatings under the 1st International Conference on Materials Processing for Properties and Performance ,Conrad Hotel, Singapore, 1-3 August, 2002

Chairman of the Organizing Committee, Industrial Symposium: Thin Films for Thick Value ,Singapore, 28 September, 2002

Member of the Organizing Committee, The 2nd International Conference of Advanced Materials Processing (ICAMP 2002) ,Singapore, 2-4 December, 2002

Chairman of the Organizing Committee, Thin Films 2002: The 1st International Symposium on Advances of Thin Films and Coatings Technology ,Singapore, 1-3 August, 2002

Member of the Organizing Committee, The 13th International Conference on Surface Modification Technologies ,Singapore, September, 1999

Member of the Organizing Committee, International Conference on Precision Engineering (ICPE'95) ,Singapore, November, 1995


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