Smart Coatings 2020

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

Smart materials continue to be an innovative area in research and technology. The annual Smart Coatings symposium provides a global platform for leading scientists, technologists, and other industry professionals to meet, interact, and share their groundbreaking research achievements.

2020 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
Sustainable Materials and Coatings
Layered Polymers and Coatings

Multi-functional Materials and Coatings

Rational Formulation Technologies
Superhydrophobic/Hydrophilic Materials
Self-assembling Materials
Photonics and Nano-particles
Disruptive Materials and Technologies


Stimuli Responsive Materials

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

Renewable Resources / Bioactive Materials

Bioactive/Antimicrobial Materials
Antifouling/Foul-release Coatings
Green Chemistry
Drug Delivery and Imaging


Submission deadline: September 10, 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