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About SVC

Board Members & Committee Chairs F.A.Q.

Interested in General Information about SVC? Click the link and contact SVC.

Interested in Joining a Technical Advisory Committee?
Contact a Committee Chair.

Interested in Joining a Standing Committee?
Contact a Committee Chair.

Interested in Forming a New Technical Advisory Committee?
Contact the Technical Director.

Interested in Getting Involved?
Contact a Board Member.


Q: Interested in General Information about SVC?

A: Contact SVC by E-mail, Fax, or Phone
Society of Vacuum Coaters
71 Pinon Hill Place NE
Albuquerque, NM 87122-1914 U.S.A.
Phone: 505/856-7188; Fax: 505/856-6716
E-mail: svcinfo@svc.org

A: Contact SVC Management Personnel by E-mail

Executive Director: Vivienne Harwood Mattox
E-mail: viviennemattox@svc.org

Executive Manager: Beth Strong
E-mail: bethstrong@svc.org

Exhibit and Advertising Administrator: Jacque Matanis
E-mail: jacquiematanis@svc.org


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Q: Interested in Joining a Technical Advisory Committee?

A: Contact one of the Program Committee Chairs.

 

Year noted is the first year the individual began serving as chair.

Program Committee Chairs

2014 Program Committee Chair
 
 
Scott G. Walton, U.S. Naval Research Laboratory
 
2010
202/767-7531 Fax 202/767-3553
 
 
 
 
 
2014 Past Program Committee Chair
 
 
Wolfgang Decker, VAST FILMS, Ltd.
 
 2010
724/827-8827, Fax 724/827-2020
 
 
 
 

 
 
2014 Assistant Program Committee Chair
 
 
Chris Stoessel, Southwall Technologies
 
2012
650/798-1242 Fax 650/798-1405
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Technical Director
 
 
Carl M. Lampert, Star Science
 
2009
707/794-0333, Fax 707/794-0323
 
 
 
 

 

Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) Chairs

 

 
 
Optical Coating Co-Chair
 
 
Bryant Hichwa, Sonoma State University (retired)
 
2005
707/785-1922
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Optical Coating Co-Chair
 
 
Ulrike Schulz, Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Optics and Precision Engineering IOF, Germany
 
2007
49/3641 807 344 Fax 49/3641 807 601
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Optical Coating Co-Chair
 
 
James N. Hilfiker, J.A. Woollam Co., Inc.
 
2007
402/477-7501 Fax 402/477-8214
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Optical Coating Co-Chair
 
 
Robert Sargent JDSU
 
2013
707/525-7865 Fax 707/555-1212
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Emerging Technologies Co-Chair
 
 
Clark Bright, Bright Thin Film Solutions (3M Retired)
 
2008
520/7443-4313
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Emerging Technologies Co-Chair
 
 
Chris H. Stoessel, Southwall Technologies Inc.
 
2008
650/798-1242 Fax 650/798-1403
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Emerging Technologies Co-Chair
 
 
Manuela Jungähnel, Fraunhofer Institute for Electron Beam and Plasma Technology (FEP), Germany
 
2013
49/351 2568 128 Fax 49/ 351 2586 551
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Emerging Technologies Co-Chair
 
 
Jacob Bertrand, Maxima Sciences LLC
 
2013
859/474-2606 Fax
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Protective, Tribological and Decorative Coating Chair
 
 
Roel Tietema,IHI Hauzer Techno Coating B.V, The Netherlands
 
2004
31/77 3559741 Fax 31/77 3969 798
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Protective, Tribological and Decorative Coating Assistant Chair
 
 
Jolanta Klemberg-Sapieha, École Polytechnique, Canada
 
2005
514/340-5747 Fax 514/340-3218
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Large Area Coating Chair
 
 
Michael Andreasen, Vacuum Edge
 
2001
707/365-7433 Fax 707/455-7310
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Large Area Coating Assistant Chair
 
 
Johannes Strümpfel, VON ARDENNE, Germany
 
2002
49/351 2637350 Fax 49/351 263 7308
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Plasma Processing Chair
 
 
Adriana Creatore, Eindhoven University of Technology. The Netherlands
 
2008
Phone: 31/402 474 223 Fax: 31/402 456 442
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Plasma Processing Assistant Chair
 
 
Scott G. Walton, U.S. Naval Research Laboratory
 
2002
202/767-7531 Fax 202/767-3553
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Plasma Processing Assistant Chair
 
 
James Bradley, University of Liverpool, United Kingdom
 
 2009
41/151 794 4545 Fax 41/151 794 4540
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
High Power Impulse Magnetron Sputtering (HIPIMS) Chair
 
 
Arutiun P. Ehiasarian, Sheffield Hallam University, United Kingdom
 
2009
44/114 2253 646 Fax 44/114 225 3501
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
High Power Impulse Magnetron Sputtering (HIPIMS) Assistant Chair
 
 
Ralf Bandorf, Fraunhofer Institute for Surface Engineering and Thin Films IST, Germany
 
2009
49/531 2155 602 Fax 49/531 2155 900
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
High Power Impulse Magnetron Sputtering (HIPIMS) Assistant Chair
 
 
Jolanta Klemberg-Sapieha, École Polytechnique, Canada
 
2009
514/340-5747 Fax 514/340-3218
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Coatings for Energy Conversion and Related Processes Chair
 
 
Carl M. Lampert, Star Science
 
2008
707/794-0333, Fax 707/794-0323
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Coatings for Energy Conversion and Related Processes Assistant Chair
 
 
Ric Shimshock, MLD Technologies LLC
 
2008
650/938-3705 Fax 650/938-3113
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Coatings for Energy Conversion and Related Processes Assistant Chair
 
 
Claes G. Granqvist, Uppsala University, Sweeden
 
2008
46/18 4713067 Fax 46/18 50 0131
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Coatings for Energy Conversion and Related Processes Assistant Chair
 
 
Michael Andreasen, Vacuum Edge
 
2008
707/365-7433 Fax 707/455-7310
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Coatings for Energy Conversion and Related Processes Assistant Chair
 
 
David Sanchez, Materion Advanced Chemicals
 
2010
954/261-2120 Fax 414/289-9805
 
 
 
 
       
Coatings for Energy Conversion and Related Processes Assistant Chair
     
Wolfgang Diehl, Fraunhofer Institute for Surface Engineering and Thin Films IST, Germany
  2011  
49/531 2155 515, Fax 49/531 215 5901      
E-mail: wolfgang.diehl@ist.fraunhofer.de
     
       
Coatings for Energy Conversion and Related Processes Assistant Chair      
Volker Sittinger, Fraunhofer Institute for Surface Engineering and Thin Films IST, Germany
2013  
49/531 215 5512 Fax 49/531 215 5900      
E-mail: volker.sittinger@ist.fraunhofer.de
     
       
WebTech Roll-to-Roll Coatings for High-End Applications Co-Chair      
Alberto Argoitia,  JDSU Flex Products Group   2011  
707/525-6830 Fax 707/525-7537      
E-Mail: alberto.argoitia@jdsu.com      
       
WebTech Roll-to-Roll Coatings for High-End Applications Co-Chair   2011  
Chris Stoessel, Southwall Technologies      
650/798-1242 Fax 650/798-1405      
E-mail: stoessel@attglobal.net      
       
WebTech Roll-to-Roll Coatings for High-End Applications Co-Chair      
Nicolas Schiller, Fraunhofer Institute for Electron Beam and Plasma Technology FEP, Germany   2011  
49/351 258 6131  Fax 49/351 258 655 131      
E-mail: nicolas.schiller@fep.fraunhofer.de      
       
WebTech Roll-to-Roll Coatings for High-End Applications Co-Chair
     
Matthias Fahland, Fraunhofer Institute for Electron Beam and Plasma Technology FEP, Germany
 
2012
 
49/351 258 6135  Fax 49/351 258 655 135
     
     
       
Web Tech Roll-to-Roll Coatings for High-End Applications Co-Chair
 
 
Steffen Güenther, Fraunhofer Institute for Electron Beam and Plasma Technology FEP, Germany
 
2013
49/351 258 6103 Fax 49/351 258 655103
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2014 TechCon Symposium Organizers: Advanced Coatings for Transportation
 
 
Carl M. Lampert, Star Science
 
2013
707/794-0333, Fax 707/794-0323
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ludvik Martinu, École Polytechnique de Montréal, Canada
 
 2009
 
514/340-4099 Fax 514/340-3218
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Chris Stoessel, Southwall Technologies      
650/798-1242 Fax 650/798-1405      
E-mail: stoessel@attglobal.net      
       
Wolfgang Diehl, Fraunhofer Institute for Surface Engineering and Thin Films IST, Germany
 
2008
49/531 2155 515 Fax 49/531 215 5901
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Roel Tietema,IHI Hauzer Techno Coating B.V, The Netherlands
 
2004
31/77 3559741 Fax 31/77 3969 798
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ladislav Bárdos, Uppsala University, Sweden
 
 2003
 
46/18 4713034 Fax 46/18 4715810
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Hana Baránková, Chair, Uppsala University, Sweeden
 
2000
46/184 713 118 Fax 46/18 471 5810
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Manuela Jungähnel, Fraunhofer Institute for Electron Beam and Plasma Technology (FEP), Germany
 
2013
49/351 2568 128 Fax 49/ 351 2586 551
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Michael Andreasen, Vacuum Edge
 
2005
707/365-7433 Fax 707/455-7310
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
James N. Hilfiker, J.A. Woollam Co., Inc.
 
2007
402/477-7501 Fax 402/477-8214
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Jolanta Klemberg-Sapieha, École Polytechnique, Canada
 
2009
514/340-5747 Fax 514/340-3218
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Heuréka! Session Organizer
 
 
 
Ladislav Bárdos, Uppsala University, Sweden
 
 2003
 
46/18 4713034 Fax 46/18 4715810
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Heuréka! Session Organizer
 
 
 
Hana Baránková, Uppsala University, Sweden
 
 2003
 
46/18 4713118 Fax 46/18 4715810
 
 
 
 
 
 

 


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Q: Interested in Joining a Standing Committee?

A: Contact one of the Program Committee Chairs.

Standing Committee Chairs

 

 
 
Education Committee Chair
 
 
S. Ismat Shah, University of Delaware
 
2004
302/831-1618 Fax 302/831-4545
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Nominating Committee Chair
 
 
Frank Zimone, Angstrom Sciences
 
2012
412/469-8466 Fax 412/469-8511
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Corporate Sponsor Committee Chair
 
 
Steve Simons, Manitou Systems, Inc.
 
2012
203/733-2110 Fax 203/746-1459
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Awards Committee Co-Chairs
 
 
Wolfgang Diehl, Fraunhofer Institute for Surface Engineering and Thin Films IST
 
2013
49/531 2155 515 Fax 49/531 215 5901
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Bryant Hichwa, Sonoma State University (retired)
 
2013
707/785-1922 Fax 707/785-1922
 
 
 
 
 
 
Investment Committee Chair
 
 
Edward J. Wegener, Heraeus Materials Technology LLC
 
2003
480/961-5830 Fax: 480/452-8470
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Finance Committee Chair
 
 
Michael Andreasen, Vacuum Edge
 
2005
707/365-7433 Fax 707/455-7310
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Student Sponsorship Committee Chair
 
 
Hana Baránková, Chair, Uppsala University, Sweeden
 
2000
46/184 713 118 Fax 46/18 471 5810
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
International Relations Committee Co-Chair
 
 
Ric Shimshock, MLD Technologies LLC
 
2005
650/938-3705 Fax 650/938-3113
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
International Relations Committee Co-Chair
 
 
Wolfgang Diehl, Fraunhofer Institute for Surface Engineering and Thin Films IST, Germany
 
2008
49/531 2155 515 Fax 49/531 215 5901
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
International Relations Committee Co-Chair
 
 
Ladislav Bárdos, Uppsala University, Sweden
 
2008
46/18 4713034 Fax 46/18 4715810
 
 
 
 
 
 
Exhibit Committee Chair
 
 
Roel Tietema, IHI Hauzer Techno Coating B.V., The Netherlands
2013
31/773 559 741 Fax: 31/773 969 798
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Exhibit Committee Assistant Chair
 
2012
Jason Hrebik, Angstrom Sciences, Inc
   
412/469-8466 Fax: 412/469-8511
   
   
     
Young Members Committee Chair
 
 
Adriana Creatore, Eidhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands
 
2011
31/402 474 223
 
 
 
 
     
Publications Committee Chair
 
 
Carl Lampert, Star Science, California
 
2014
707/794-0333 Fax 707/794-0323
 
 
 
 
 

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Q: Interested in Forming a New Technical Advisory Committee?

A: Contact the Technical Director 

 

Carl M. Lampert, Star Science
707/794-0333, Fax 707/794-0323
E-mail: cmlstar@sonic.net

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Q: Interested in Getting Involved?

A: Contact one the members of the Board of Directors or the Executive Director.

Years denote the term of members of the Board of Directors.

Current Board Members

President    
Ludvik Martinu, École Polytechnique, Canada
  2012-2014
514/340-4099 Fax 514/340-3218    
E-mail: ludvik.martinu@polymtl.ca    
     
Past President
Frank T. Zimone, Angstrom Sciences
   2012-2014
520/322-6171 Fax 520/325-8721    
E-mail: fzimone@angstromsciences.com    
     
Vice President    
Wolfgang Diehl, Fraunhofer Institute for Surface Engineering and Thin Films IST, Germany   2012-2014
49/531 2155 515 Fax 49/531 215 5901    
E-mail: wolfgang.diehl@ist.fraunhofer.de    
     
Treasurer    
Michael Andreasen, Vacuum Edge   2011-2013
707/365-7433 Fax 707/455-7310    
E-mail: michael.andreasen@vacuumedge.com    
     
Secretary    
Hana Baránková, Uppsala University, Sweeden   2012-2014
46/184 713 118 Fax 46/18-4715810    
E-mail: hana.barankova@angstrom.uu.se    
     
Director    
Scott G. Walton, U.S. Naval Research Laboratory   2011-2014
202/767-7531 Fax 202/767-3553    
E-mail: scott.walton@nrl.navy.mil    
     
Director    
Adriana Creatore, Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands   2011-2014
31/402 474 223 Fax 31/402 456 442    
E-mail: m.creatore@tue.nl    
     
Director    
Bryant Hichwa, Sonoma State University (retired)   2012-2015
707/785-1922     
E-mail: bhichwa@earthlink.net    
     
Director    
David Sanchez, Materion Advanced Chemicals
  2010-2013
954/261-2120 Fax 414/289-9805    
E-mail: david.sanchez@materion.com    
     
Director    
Allan Matthews, University of Sheffield, United Kingdom   2011-2014
44/114 222 5466 Fax 44/114 222 5943    
E-mail: a.matthews@sheffield.ac.uk    
     
Director    
Carl Lampert, Star Science   2012-2015
707/794-0333 Fax 707/794-0323    
E-mail: cmlstar@sonic.net    
     
Director    
Robert Sargent, JDSU   2013-2016
707/52507865 fax 707/555-1212
   
   
     
Director    
Roel Tietema, IHI Hauzer Techno Coating BV, The Netherlands   2011-2014
31/773 559 741 Fax 31/773 969 798    
E-mail: rtietema@hauzer.nl    
     
Director    
Chris Stoessel, Southwall Technologies   2011-2014
707/798-1242 Fax 650/798-1405    
E-mail: stoessel@attglobal.net    
     
Director
 
 
John Madocks, General Plasma, Inc.
 
2012-2015
520/882-5100, Fax 520/882-5165
   
   
     
Executive Director    
Vivienne Harwood Mattox, MPI    
505/856-7188 Fax 505/856-6716    
E-mail: viviennemattox@svc.org    

 

 

 

 

 

 



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