SHANGHAI, China, October 17-20, 2017, Professor Wu attended the PBII&D 2017 meeting with his team.Organized every two years, the PBII&D conference is the occasion to present latest scientific developments and detect future trends concerning plasma based ion assisted surface treatments and thin films deposition. This conference is designed to bring you a fruitful gathering, allowing the contact with key researchers from all regions of the world, opening up opportunities for new collaborations at global level. The meeting was attended by several academicians, and the chairman of the conference was Professor P.K. Chu of the City University of Hong Kong. At this meeting, our three students give an oral reports and others showed 12 posters. Professor Wu presided over a sub-conference as one of the hosts.