Welcome to east

The European Academy of Surface Technology (east) is a non-profit organisation which represents an International Platform for Science and Technology and an Interface between Research and Application in all Areas of Surface Technology.


 

The overall objective of east is the Europe-wide promotion of science, research, training and education in the fields of surface technology and related areas. The basis for the accomplishment of these tasks is the European Board of east, where nearly each European State is represented by leading specialists in surface technology. For realisation of projects of an European dimension in the area of education, further training and research, east closely co-operates with the institutions of the European Commission.

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EAST European mobility

Dr. Maria Lekka, CIDETEC, San Sebastián, Spain

After 10 years in University of Udine and 17 years compressively in Italy, working on corrosion protection and electrodeposition of innovative coatings, the time has come for a change of career path for European board member Dr. Maria Lekka. On…

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Season’s Greetings

Season's Greetings

May your holidays be peaceful and the New Year bring healthiness and happiness.

Fortunately, EAST Forum is scheduled late in 2021. We also hope for the right situation to launch our Exchange Grants.

I hope to meet you all in 2021

Peter Leisner,…

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Obituary: Professor Ivan Krastev

Obituary: Professor Ivan Krastev

4 September 1946 - 27 October 2020

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9 - 10 November 2021

east Forum 2021

Since 1990, every year east forum promote in a two‐day international conference surface finishing and engineering by scientific and personals contacts of science and engineering from industry and academia. In this way, east forum predominates the activities of east in order to contribute to integration, understanding and friendship between European people and individuals.

east events

09. - 10.

November 2021

International Process Metallurgy IPM Symposium (east Forum 2021)


Dipoli, Aalto University , Otakaari 24 , 02150 Espoo

The Schwäbisch Gmünd

Prize for Young Scientists

The Schwäbisch Gmünd Prize for Young Scientists is given in the name of the town of Schwäbisch Gmünd, where east has had its headquarter since its foundation in 1989. The town of Schwäbisch Gmünd has always been a strong support for east and has a long tradition of craftsmanship of precious metals. The Schwäbisch Gmünd Prize for Young Scientists was given for the first time 2017, but is going to be awarded every year to promising young scientist.

The mission of the European Academy of Surface Technology (east) is to promote Europe-wide science, research, training and education in the field of surface technology and related areas in order to contribute to the integration, understanding and friendship between European people and individuals.

The Schwäbisch Gmünd

Scientific Exchange Grant

The grant is given in the name of the town Schwäbisch Gmünd, where east has had its headquarter since its foundation in 1989. The town of Schwäbisch Gmünd has always been a strong support for east and has a long tradition of craftsmanship of precious metals. The Schwäbisch Gmünd Scientific Exchange Grant is established in celebration of the 30 years anniversary of east and is given for the first time 2020/2021.

east literature

Global Competitiveness of European Surface Technology

Whitepaper Global Competitivness of European Surface Technology

east whitepaper 2020

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Advanced Surface Technology

Book: Advanced Surface Technology

”A holistic view on the extensive and intertwined world of applied surface engineering”

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east members

Dr. habil. Wolfgang Hansal
Prof. Dr. Per Moller
Dr. Lars P. Nielsen
Prof. Dr. Mari Lundström
Prof. Dr. Patrick Benaben
Richard Arnold
Prof. Dr. Andreas Bund
Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Paatsch
Dr. Andreas Zielonka
Prof. Dr. Sudipta Roy
Prof. Dr. Evangelia A. Pavlatou
Prof. Dr. Imre Bakonyi
Dr. László Péter
Prof. Dr. Luca Magagnin
Dr. Maria Lekka
Dr. David Culliton
Prof. Dr. Piotr R. Zabinski
Dr. Liana J. Anicai
Prof. Dr. Nevenka Elezovic
Dr. Eva García Lecina
Prof. Dr. Eva Pellicer
Prof. Dr. Peter Leisner
Prof. Dr. Caterina Zanella
Prof. Dr. Salvador Pané i Vidal
Dr. Jean-Claude Puippe
Prof. Dr. Mustafa Ürgen

contact

european academy of surface technology (east)

Katharinenstrasse 17
D-73525 Schwäbisch Gmünd

phone: +49 (0)7171 1006 301
fax: +49 (0)7171 1006 900

email: info(at)east-site.net
web: www.east-site.net