ICASS is organized by the journal Applied Surface Science. The conference will provide a forum for researchers in all areas of applied surface science to present their work.

Register by 14 April 2017 to claim your early registration discount!

Poster Submission Deadline 7 April 2017

Plenary speakers

Jingguang Chen, Columbia University, USA

Ulrike DieboldTU Wien, Austria

Miquel Salmeron, Berkeley National Lab, USA
Presentation Title: Structure and reactions on electrode surfaces in ambient gas pressure and under liquids

Qi-Kun Xue, Tsinghua University, China


The main topics of the conference are in line with the most popular areas of research reported in Applied Surface Science, please see the list further down this page.

ICASS will report on and discuss current research on the role and use of surfaces in chemical and physical processes, related to catalysis, electrochemistry, energy, new/functional materials and nanotechnology. Also the various techniques and characterization methods will be discussed.

This is a significant opportunity for you to hear from leading scientists in the area and to network with colleagues in industry and academia to ensure you keep abreast of recent developments in this fast evolving field.

Conference topics

  1. Surface science of catalysis, electrocatalysis and photocatalysis
  2. Surface engineering and functionalization
  3. Functional surfaces and coatings
  4. Surface science applied to energy conversion and storage
  5. Surface nanotechnology and devices
  6. Biointerfaces
  7. Electrochemistry at surfaces and corrosion protection strategies
  8. Advances in surface characterization tools
  9. Environmentally-friendly materials
  10. Semiconductors – surface and interface
  11. 2D layered materials and assembling