Bill Sproul Award for Jochen Schneider


Jochen Schneider is first recipient of the Bill Sproul Award and Honorary ICMCTF lectureship.This award is to recognize the achievements of a mid-career researcher who has made outstanding scientific and/or technological contributions in areas of interest to the Advanced Surface Engineering Division (ASED) of the AVS, with emphasis in the fields of surface engineering, thin films, and related topics.Jochen Schneider is awarded “for seminal contributions to the quantum mechanically guided design of coating materials considering their defect structure and interactions with their environment as well as to low temperature deposition strategies.”