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Prof. Dr. Esteban Broitman
Thin Film Physics Division, Dept. of Physics, Chemistry and Biology (IFM), Linköping University, SE-581 83 Linköping, Sweden


Higher education degree: Licenciate in Physical Sciences, University of Buenos Aires, Argentina. Area: Thin Films.

Doctoral degree:
Ph.D. in Physical Sciences. University of Buenos Aires (UBA), Argentina. Title: "Structural, electrical and mechanical properties of plasma assisted thin films" . Thesis Nr. 2926, School of Sciences, UBA, May 1997. Director: Prof. Rosa Zimmerman. Discipline: Physics/Materials Sciences. Area: Thin Films/Plasma Physics

Postdoctoral work:
Linköping University, Sweden . Area: Thin Films/Surface Science. Dates: July 1997 to September 1999.
Prof. Dr. Esteban Broitman is the Editor, Surface and Coatings Technology (Elsevier Publications) for the Proceedings International Conference of Metallurgical Coatings and Thin Films, American Vacuum Society (AVS), San Diego (CA), period 2012-2014.

Chair of the Session E1 “Tribology of Diamond Like Carbon Coatings” for the period 2006-2010, International Conference of Metallurgical Coatings and Thin Films, American Vacuum Society (AVS), San Diego (CA).
Coordinator Chair for four Tribology Sesions, 2010 AVS Conference, New Mexico.

Member of the organizer committee Advanced Surface Engineer Division Symposium for the 2009 and 2010 Conference, American Vacuum Society.
Chair of the Session Metals, AVS Conference, Seattle (WA), 2007.
Per-reviewer: “Physica Status Solidi”, “Thin Solid Films”, “Surface and Coatings Technology”, “Vacuum”, “Journal of Applied Physics” , “ Journal of Vacuum Science and Technology”, “ Journal of Adhesion Science and Technology”, “ Scripta Materialia”, “Acta Materialia”, “Chemical Engineering Communications”, and “Superficies y Vacío”.
Member of the Editorial Board (and per-reviewer) of the journal “Advanced Material Science & Technology”.
Reviewer for the CONICET (Scientific and Technical National Council for Research in Science and Technology), Argentina (since 2009).
Grant Reviewer: Georgian-U.S. Bilateral Grants Program (2002).
Member of the Swedish Vacuum Society (since 2011).
Member of the Pittsburgh Cleveland Catalysis Society (since 2002).
Member of the American Vacuum Society (since 1990).