Gordon P. Bierwagen

BLUE BELL, Pa. - The FSCT announced that Gordon P. Bierwagen, professor, Department of Coatings and Polymeric Materials at North Dakota State University, Fargo, N.D., will deliver the prestigious FSCT 2007 Joseph J. Mattiello Memorial Lecture. His presentation will be the focal point of the first Mattiello Symposium, to be held during the organization’s FutureCoat! conference, October 3–5, 2007, at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Toronto, Ont., Canada. FutureCoat! will be held in conjunction with ICE 2007. Prof. Bierwagen’s presentation, to be given on Thursday, October 4, is entitled “The Physical Chemistry of Organic Coatings Revisited - Viewing Coatings as a Materials Scientist.”

            With an extensive academic and industrial background, Prof. Bierwagen serves as director of the Center for Surface Protection and the co-director of Corrosion and Coatings Research Center at NDSU, as well as managing editor of Progress in Organic Coatings.

            Visit the FSCT site www.coatingstech.org for additional information on FutureCoat! and ICE 2007.