MIICS 2006 

Dr. Klaus Bewilogua, Fraunhofer-Institut für Schicht- und Oberflächentechnik, Braunschweig, Germany
Hard and superhard coatings for tribological applications

Patrick Binkowska, Singulus Technologies AG, Germany
A 3D decorative coating line

Prof. David Cameron, Lappeenranta University of Technology, Finland
Wear resistant coatings on carbon fibre composites

Prof. Albano Cavaleiro, Universidade de Coimbra Pinhal de Marrocos, Portugal
Tungsten as a versatile element for thin coatings for mechanical applications

Dr. Gary Doll, The Timken Company, USA
Improving the Performance of Rolling Element Bearings with Nanocomposite Tribological Coatings

Dr. Ralph Dominick, identif GmbH, Germany
Functional coatings with strong colours prepared by magnetron sputtering

Prof. Francesco Fracassi, University of Bari, Italy
Surface modification of polymers and metals with low temperature plasma

Dr. Heiner Grünwald, Cotec-GmbH, Germany
Easy-to-clean coatings: A review of different application techniques

Dr. Yi Huang, , University of Liverpool, UK
Understanding the effects of coating on antennas

Dr. Jari Koskinen, VTT, Finland
Research in new materials in VTT

Nick Long, Millbrook Instruments Ltd., UK
Workshop - SIMS analysis

Dr. Markku Lämsä, Tekes, Finland
The FinNano Programme

Prof. Jindrich Musil, University of West Bohemia, Czech Republic
Recent advances in nanocomposite coatings prepared by magnetron sputtering

Prof. Tapio Mäntylä, Tampere University of Technology, Finland
Photocatalytically active surfaces produced by atmospheric processes

Dr. Tomas Nyberg, University of Uppsala, Sweden
State of the art in reactive magnetron sputtering

Ram Prasad, Mikkeli Polytechnic, Finland
Biocompatible Coatings with Silicon and Titanium Oxides Deposited by PECVD

Prof. Luis Rebouta, University of Minho, Portugal
Structural evolution of Ti-Al-Si-N nanocomposite coatings
The influence of oxygen on the color of zirconium oxynitrides thin films

Dr. Helena Ronkainen, VTT, Finland
Coated Surface Design by Modelling and Simulating

Arto Sepänmaa, Alfalaser/Savcor Coatings Oy, Finland
Laser engraved decoration of PVD coated metal and plastic parts

Ric Shimshock, MLD Technologies, USA
Optical Coatings on Plastics

Dr. Thiruvali Subramanyam, Savcor Coatings Group, Mikkeli Knowledge Center, Finland
RF transparent metallic looking coatings

Prof. Richard Timmons, University of Texas, USA
Molecular Tailored Coatings via Variable Duty Cycle Pulsed Plasma
Polymerizations with Specific Applications to Biomaterials