Smart Coatings 2020

February 26-28, 2020 - Orlando, Florida, USA

2019 Symposium -- call for papers.

Abstracts are solicited in the following areas, although submissions that succinctly describe cutting-edge innovations across the broad field of smart materials research are encouraged.

Smart Materials and Coatings

Self-healing/Shape-memory Materials
Hybrid Inorganic/Organic Coatings
Electro-active Polymers and Coatings
On-demand Color Shifting Materials


Nanotechnology-based Coatings

Self-assembling Materials
Photonics and Nano-particles
Molecular Electronics
Responsive Dendritic Polymers

Stimuli Responsive Materials

Polymers and Coatings as Sensors
Thermochromic Materials
Photo-responsive Polymers and Coatings


Bioactive Polymers and Coatings

Antimicrobial Materials
Biosensors and Molecular Diagnostics
Antifouling Coatings
Drug Delivery and Imaging

Submission deadline: August 15, 2019

Abstract format: MS Word, 100-1000 words, 12 point.

Submit abstracts to:


Organizer and Chair

Prof. Jamil Baghdachi
Coatings Research Institute
Eastern Michigan University



Prof. Wolfgang Bremser
Paderborn University, Germany

Dr. Peter Zarras
Naval Air Warfare Center