Technical Symposium

Date: 26 October 2017, Thursday

Time: 9am - 5pm

Venue: Hall 4A, Singapore EXPO

Online registration is now available.



Welcome to the inaugural Surface Engineering for Research & Industrial Applications (SERIA) Technical Symposium 2017 organised by Singapore Surface Engineering Association (SSEA) and Sphere Exhibits Pte Ltd (a subsidiary of Singapore Press Holdings) that will co-locate the 4th edition of Manufacturing Solutions Expo (MSE) 2017.
SSEA is pleased to curate the insightful Technical Symposium and Industry Workshop this October to the fellow industry practitioners to join this learning event to better understand the future trends and technologies used in this changing landscape of Surface Engineering sector.

More than 10 key opinion leaders across the regions will share abstracts dealing with recent findings as well as new applications. The full day programme focuses on commercialisation of inventions and creations where industrial challenges will be shared addressing the impact of disruptive technology across the Surface Engineering sector.

    Topics to be discussed:

    • Reflections on Changes
    • Versatility of Sol-gel Based Functional Coatings
    • Additives in Al Anodizing and Fatigue Resistance Improvement
    • The Use of Nano-scale Cirrus Dopant™ to Improve Existing Coatings
    • Surface Engineering Technologies for Micro Electro Mechanical Sensor Fabrication
    • Formation of Ge/Ge-oxides Heterostructure in Air
    • Optical and Chemical Stability of Nano-Gold Coating System
    • Development of Industry-Centric Thin Film Coating System
    • A Robotic Platform for Masking and Painting
    • Vacuum Technology and Applications

    Key Note Speaker

    Mr Clive M. Whittington

    Managing Director
    C.M.Whittington & Associates Ltd
    Hong Kong & Melbourne

    List of Speakers

    Mr Christopher David Mason

    Deputy Technical Director
    Advanced Remanufacturing and Technology Centre
    Agency for Science, Technology and Research

    Dr Dong Xuecheng

    Surface Technology Group
    A*STAR, SIMTech

    Dr Edwin Ong Bin Leong

    Post-doctorate Fellow
    National University of Singapore

    Mr Glen Slater

    Chief Executive Officer
    Cirrus Materials Science, New Zealand

    Dr Gopala Krishnan

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

    Dr Linda Wu Yonglin

    Senior Scientist,
    Team Lead/ Manager
    Surface Technology Group
    A*STAR, SIMTech

    Dr Ong Sheau Wei

    Research Fellow
    Department of Physics,
    National University of Singapore

    Dr Ranganathan Nagarajan, PhD

    PMTS/Deputy Director, MEMS-Process Integration

    Mr Ashok Rajagopalan​

    Marketing Director
    Vacuum Techniques Pvt. Ltd.

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