He appreciated the efforts and support of the IUVSTA
and VASSCAA for the promotion and development of the Vacuum Technology in the world over.
Three conferences will be held simultaneously: the AVS 48th International Symposium, the IUVSTA
15th International Vacuum Congress (IVC) goes together and the 11th International Conference on Solid Surfaces (ICSS).
His memberships include the managing committee of Plasma Science Technique Division of IUVSTA
and, as chairman, the IUPAC Committee on "Plasma Chemistry" (1989-1991).