Physics, National University of Singapore
General Chair, SERIA 2017 Organising Committee

Dr Gopal Krishnan received Doctoral degree from Physics Department/National University of Singapore (NUS) and currently works as Technical Advisor and consultant supporting Scientific Research and Industry Technology Development through advanced analytical technologies and road mapping. He has published a number of research papers with colleagues and students in electronic materials science, surface science area in international journals, conference proceedings, and had travelled widely for technical presentation through his work experience at NUS Physics Department, A*STAR, and professional associations. He is/was a member of Institute of Physics (Singapore), Singapore Surface Engineering Association (SSEA/, MRS, AVS, ASTM, NASF, International Institute of Forecasting (USA) and SICCI. He has founded the Symposium on Surface Engineering for Industrial Applications at Singapore in 2005 with SSEA and has been the conference General Chair/Joint-Chair at Singapore, Chennai/India and Russia. He is currently chairing the upcoming second technical symposium on Micro-Solder Joint Reliability in Aug 2017, co-organised by Physics/NUS/Singapore and CALCE/UMD/USA.. He has founded the company A-IATS/Singapore ( and Surface Technologies/Chennai/INDIA,( and play advisory role. He is also helping Megamart OE PTE Ltd ( as Technical Director in optoelectronics project development. Dr Krishnan is also serving as Senior Research Fellow (Adj) at Physics, NUS, Singapore since 2010 and is reachable at or


SERIA 2017 Technical Symposium

When: Day 2, 26 October 2017

Time: 4.15pm - 5.15pm

Topic:  Development of Industry-Centric Thin Film Coating System

SERIA 2017 Industry Workshop

When: Day 3, 27 October 2017

Time: 9.50am - 10.40am & 11.00am - 11.50am

Topic:  Practical Surface and Interface Analysis of Industrial Coatings