Tag Archive for Plasmas and Polymers

Sally McArthur’s Interview to The Science and Engineering Cafe

In this exclusive interview to The Science and Engineering Café, Sally talks about her mentors and how they influenced her, her current research and sabbatical in Switzerland. She is offering some advice to those now entering the field of Plasma research and extends an invitation to those interested in collaborating with her group. I think this is a great read… Read more →

Dr. Sally McArthur is the new Scientist of the Week on The Science and Engineering Cafe

I have seen her present at the American Vacuum Society (AVS) conferences. She is always full of energy and excitement when she presents her work. Our new Scientist of the Week is prof. Sally McArthur from Swinburne University. I am very happy that she accepted my invitation to be featured on sciengcafe.com and talk about her career and research.  Here’s a few words about Sally’s current position and background.… Read more →

Dr. Cristina Canal is our New Scientist of the Week

It’s been quite a fun and successful year here at The Science and Engineering Café and I can’t think of a better way to end the year than featuring Dr. Cristina Canal from the Technical University of Catalonia, Spain. Cristina is a very enthusiastic plasma scientist who is focusing on the development of novel biomaterials via plasma engineering. A few months ago, I had the chance… Read more →

Nicolas Boscher Interview

Are you attending the AVS conference in Nashville next week? Nicolas Boscher, our Scientist of the Week will be there! Read his exclusive interview to Sciengcafe to learn more about his background and recent work. Daphne Pappas   Dr Boscher’s interview to The Science and Engineering Cafe Looks like you have gained extensive experience in the field by working at… Read more →

Dirk Hegemann Interview

Greetings from Zurich! It’s travel day for me today, I’m heading to Athens to speak at the iplasmanano conference that starts in a few days. So this is the perfect place to post Dirk Hegemann’s interview. Dirk works at Empa, the Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology. Wish I had a longer layover to visit Dirk at his lab! Enjoy… Read more →

Dr. Dirk Hegemann is our New Scientist of the Week

   This week, The Science and Engineering Cafe takes us back to Europe to honor Dr. Dirk Hegemann from the Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology (Empa). Dirk is a world-renowned expert in the field of plasma polymers but aside from his deep involvement in high level research, he also serves on the Board of Directors of the… Read more →

Sylvain Coulombe Interview

Our featured Scientist of the Week, Dr. Sylvain Coulombe (http://ppl.research.mcgill.ca/people/coulombe/) has dedicated his entire career in studying plasmas and exploring potential applications. He is also chairing the 23rd International Symposium on Plasma Chemistry that will take place in July 2017 in beautiful Montreal, Canada. For more information visit: http://ispc23.conference.mcgill.ca I am a big supporter of this conference, as I have… Read more →

Dr. Sylvain Coulombe is our New Scientist of the Week!

Who’s ready for the next International Symposium on Plasma Chemistry, ISPC 23? This popular for plasma scientists biannual conference will take place at McGill University in Montréal, Canada, from July 30th to August 4th, 2017. The conference is chaired by our new Scientist of the Week, Dr. Sylvain Coulombe along with his co-chair Dr. Luc Stafford. Sylvain’s research activities cover… Read more →

Matteo Gherardi Interview

What makes research work special? For it is the satisfaction of discovering new things and being able to interpret what’s happening in nature (and in the lab!). But what is the point of doing all this? Can our research be applied, for example, can it save lives? Well, our Scientist of the Week Dr. Matteo Gherardi, is a bright example… Read more →

Dr. Matteo Gherardi is our new Scientist of the Week!

Our new Scientist of the Week is Dr. Matteo Gherardi! Matteo is a member of the Research Group for Industrial Applications of Plasmas (http://plasmagroup.ing.unibo.it) at the University of Bologna, Italy. The group is led by Professor Vittorio Colombo, current president of the International Plasma Chemistry Society. The prestigious group is conducting research in a wide range of topics: from nanoparticle… Read more →

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