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SIMS XVII is being jointly organized by The University at Buffalo (New York, USA), The University of Toronto (Toronto, ON) and The University of Western Ontario (London, ON).








Surface and Interface Analysis Proceedings for the SIMS XVII Conference. 

PDFIndex of Presenting Authors with Abstract Number and Symposium Code (posted 31 July, 2009)

Papers are due by September 12th, 2009, and no paper will be accepted for consideration after September 30th, 2009.

Space in the Proceedings is very limited.  Invited papers are allowed 6 journal pages and Contributed papers (oral and posters) are allowed no more than 4 journal pages. A journal page accommodates approximately 800 word equivalents. The allowed space must contain title, abstract, all figures, tables (~300 to 400 word equivalents per figure or table) and references.

Papers are to be submitted directly to the SIA website.

PDFGuidelines and instructions for submission

If you have questions, please contact Dr. Joseph Gardella, Jr. at

Online Abstract Submission is now closed.



SIMS XVII Conference Secretariat: Ron Dewar - Meeting Management Services - (905) 335-7993 or (800) 625-7925 -

SIMS XVII Conference Co-Chairs: Dr. Joseph Gardella, Jr., University at Buffalo
Dr. Rana Sodhi
, University of Toronto
Dr. Leo Lau, University of Western Ontario