Welcome to the Advanced Surface Engineering Divsion

The Advanced Surface Engineering Division (ASED) provides a continuing forum for fostering the understanding of advanced surface engineering technologies. ASED brings together scientists and technologists from academia and industry, thereby merging research with application and promoting coating integration in materials design and engineering.

ASED organizes and supports conferences, symposia and workshops, to promote discussion of basic aspects of surface’s science, technology and engineering. Areas of interest are best described by the list of Symposia in the annual International Conference on Metallurgical Coatings and Thin Films.

Please send your nominations for the

R. F. Bunshah Award

and/or the

ICMCTF Graduate Student Awards

for ICMCTF electronically to the ASED Awards Committee, asedawards@avs.org before Oct. 1st the preceding year.


45th ICMCTF 2018

We are pleased to announce the 45th International Conference on Metallurgical Coatings and Thin Films (ICMCTF), which will be held April 23rd – 27th 2018 in San Diego CA, USA.

Further information on the technical and topical symposia, industrial exhibition, and special topics such as the plenary and industrial keynote speakers will be available soon.

General chair: Yip-Wah Chung
Program chair: Michael Stüber