Work with thought leaders and academic experts in Surfaces, Coatings and Films

Companies can greatly benefit from collaborating with academic researchers specializing in Surfaces, Coatings and Films. These experts possess in-depth knowledge and skills that can enhance product performance, develop innovative solutions, and provide a competitive edge. By partnering with a Surfaces, Coatings and Films researcher, companies can gain access to cutting-edge technologies, advanced materials, and specialized equipment. They can also tap into the researcher's network of industry connections and stay updated on the latest trends and developments. Whether it's improving the durability of coatings, optimizing surface properties, or exploring new film applications, working with a Surfaces, Coatings and Films expert can lead to improved product quality, cost savings, and increased customer satisfaction.

Researchers on NotedSource with backgrounds in Surfaces, Coatings and Films include ZAHRA KHADEMMODARESI, Dr. Fantai Kong, Ph.D., Aruna Ranaweera, Stephen Horowitz, Xiaolei Wang, Tim Osswald, Dr. Olusanmi Adeniran, Michael Hickner, Dr. Swati Deswal, Ph.D., Samuel Ojima Adejoh, and Keisha Walters.


Lynchburg, Virginia, United States of America
PhD in Chemical Engineering
Research Expertise (14)
Polymer and Membrane Synthesis
Negative Carbon Capture
Waste(water) Treatment
Waste Management and Disposal
Process Chemistry and Technology
And 9 more
PhD in Chemical Engineering with ability to take initiative and ownership of tasks/projects/writing projects. Experienced in synthesis/fabrication of polymer/membranes, electrodes, and custom cell designs for electrodialysis, microbial electrolysis, Donnan dialysis, and fuel cells. Especially skilled in ion exchange membranes synthesis and proficient in using electrospinning apparatus and analysis equipment (e.g., NMR, TGA, DSC, SEM, and FT-IR). Experienced in using membrane-based separations in waste(water) treatment and direct capture of CO2 from the air. Research related to and skills in electrodeposition coating and microbial corrosion control of concrete and metals. Proficiency in MATLAB as a programming language and familiarity with industry process simulation tools (e.g., Aspen Plus and HYSYS). Experienced in preparing a variety of moderately complex process engineering deliverables: PFDs, P&IDs, Equipment Datasheets and Specifications. Assisted in writing and editing white papers, NSF, and other types of proposals for funding to support research efforts and generating reports about projects. Effective communication skills and the motivation to take on challenging work and delivering technical information to a broad range of audiences as evidenced by seven peer-reviewed articles and several conference presentations. Demonstrated leadership ability through teaching at university as an instructor for more than five years and working with interdisciplinary teams at Arizona State University as a postdoctoral research associate for one year.

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Stephen Horowitz

Bennington, Vermont, United States of America
PhD + 20 years experience, R&D/Engineering/Tech Executive in Sensors, MEMS, semiconductors
Research Expertise (7)
Acoustics and Ultrasonics
Electrical and Electronic Engineering
Surfaces, Coatings and Films
Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
And 2 more
I have over 20 years of engineering and R&D experience in sensors and MEMS including physical modeling, transduction, design, optimization, fabrication, characterization/test, and algorithm development, as well as 10 years of technical management/executive experience in operations, product development, R&D, business development, marketing and technical sales. I have a track record of success in taking early stage R&D concepts through to full products, and developing and growing businesses based on those products. I hold a PhD in Electrical Engineering from the University of Florida, where I focused on sensor and instrumentation development, leading to 20 years of academic/industry experience in research, modeling, optimization, microfabrication, and testing of scientific instruments that requires in-depth knowledge of multidisciplinary physical systems (mechanical, electrical, acoustic, fluidic, thermal, and optical). I am well versed in MATLAB and LabVIEW, as well as first-principles development of lumped element modeling (LEM) for physical systems of all kinds. As the former CEO of an innovation-driven startup, my most important roles were defining the long-term vision and strategy, and building the teams and the people to make it all happen.

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Dr. Olusanmi Adeniran

Dallas, TX
Solid background in Materials Science and author of 10+ technical publications across industrial, manufacturing, & systems engineering. United States patents Grantee with 16 years of industry experience.
Research Expertise (9)
Ceramics and Composites
Materials Chemistry
Polymers and Plastics
Mechanical Engineering
Mechanics of Materials
And 4 more
Dr. Olusanmi Adeniran is a highly skilled and experienced engineer with expertise in materials and energy systems. He received his Ph.D. in Systems Engineering - Materials & Manufacturing from Texas Tech University in 2022, where he focused on developing advanced materials for diverse applications ranging from aerospace to energy and automotive. Before this, he obtained his M.S. in Materials Science & Engineering from The University of Texas at Arlington in 2013. With over 16 years of industry experience under his belt, Dr. Adeniran has worked in various roles, including as a Staff Engineer at Lockheed Martin, where he was involved in various developments in defense manufacturing. He also served as a Principal Consultant at Abacoll Solutions LLC, providing engineering support services to a range of industries. His other experiences include a Principal Process Engineer role with Simens Energy, and a Senior Development Engineer with Schaeffler Group, amongst others. Dr. Adeniran's research interests include the development of advanced materials for diverse applications including, aerospace, energy, automotive, environmental, etc. He has published numerous articles in peer-reviewed journals and has presented his research at various conferences and symposiums. In addition to his technical skills, Dr. Adeniran is also a skilled leader and communicator, having led teams in various engineering projects and mentored undergraduate and graduate students in their research. He is passionate about using his knowledge and experience to contribute to the advancement of materials and energy technologies.

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Example Surfaces, Coatings and Films projects

How can companies collaborate more effectively with researchers, experts, and thought leaders to make progress on Surfaces, Coatings and Films?

Enhancing Automotive Coatings

An automotive company can collaborate with a Surfaces, Coatings and Films researcher to develop coatings that offer superior durability, resistance to scratches, and protection against environmental factors. This collaboration can result in improved paint longevity, reduced maintenance costs, and enhanced vehicle aesthetics.

Optimizing Solar Panel Surfaces

A renewable energy company can partner with a Surfaces, Coatings and Films expert to optimize the surfaces of solar panels. By developing coatings that minimize reflection and maximize light absorption, the efficiency of solar panels can be significantly improved. This collaboration can lead to increased energy generation and reduced reliance on fossil fuels.

Anti-Fouling Coatings for Marine Applications

A maritime company can benefit from collaborating with a Surfaces, Coatings and Films researcher to develop anti-fouling coatings for ship hulls. These coatings can prevent the accumulation of marine organisms, such as barnacles and algae, reducing drag and improving fuel efficiency. This collaboration can result in cost savings and environmental sustainability.

Enhancing Electronic Display Films

An electronics manufacturer can work with a Surfaces, Coatings and Films expert to enhance the performance of display films. By developing coatings that reduce glare, improve scratch resistance, and enhance color accuracy, the visual quality of electronic displays can be significantly enhanced. This collaboration can lead to improved user experience and increased market competitiveness.

Protective Coatings for Aerospace Applications

An aerospace company can collaborate with a Surfaces, Coatings and Films researcher to develop advanced protective coatings for aircraft components. These coatings can provide resistance against extreme temperatures, corrosion, and wear, ensuring the longevity and reliability of aerospace systems. This collaboration can result in improved safety, reduced maintenance costs, and enhanced operational efficiency.