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Prof. Dr. James E. Krzanowski
Mechanical Engineering Department, University of New Hampshire, Kingsbury Hall, 33 Academic Way, Durham, NH 03824, USA
Interests: nitrides; carbides; sputter deposition; ion-assisted deposition; wear; friction; tool coatings

Editorial Board

Prof. Dr. Mike Adams
School of Chemical Engineering, The University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 2TT, UK
Interests: tribology; wear and frictional phenomena; lubrication; contact phenomena or surface characterization; new materials and their tribological behavior; reduction of friction and wear
Prof. Dr. Pranesh B. Aswath
Materials Science and Engineering, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department, University of Texas at Arlington, 501 West First Street, ELB Rm. 231, Arlington, TX 76019, USA
Interests: tribology; drug delivery; polymers; ceramics; lubrication; wear; fatigue; fracture; intermetallics; oxidation; coatings
Prof. Dr. Maria Dolores Bermudez
Materials Science and Engineering Research Group, Materials and Manufacturing Engineering Department, Universidad Politécnica de Cartagena (UPCT), 30203 Cartagena, Spain
Interests: tribology; surface science; friction; wear; lubricants and additives; metallic alloys; ceramics; polymers; nanomaterials and nanocomposites
Contribution: In other journals:
Special Issue: Lubricants
Prof. Dr. Bharat Bhushan
Nanoprobe Laboratory for Bio- & Nanotechnology and Biomimetics (NLB2), Ohio State University, 201 W. 19th Avenue Columbus, Ohio 43210-1142, USA
Interests: nanotechnology; bio/nanotechnology, biomimetics, bioinspired surfaces, nanotribology; AFM-based data recording; beauty care; aging in Li-ion batteries
Dr. Giovanni Bolelli
Department of Engineering "Enzo Ferrari", University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, via Vignolese 905, I-41125 Modena (MO), Italy
Interests: thermal spray processes; physical vapour deposition (PVD); chemical vapour deposition (CVD); pack treatments; tribology of coatings; micromechanical characterization of coatings and surfaces; electrochemical corrosion testing; hot corrosion phenomena; residual stresses in coatings and surfaces
Prof. Dr. J. Paulo Davim
Department Mechanical Engineering, University of Aveiro, Campus Santiago, 3810-193 Aveiro, Portugal
Interests: composites; polymers and metallic alloys; tribology; biotribology; machining; micromanufacturing; sustainable manufacturing; mechanical engineering; manufacturing; materials
Dr. Maria Isabel De Barros Bouchet
Department of Laboratory of Tribology and System Dynamics (LTDS), Ecole Centrale de Lyon (ECL), 36 Avenue Guy de Collongue, 69134, ECULLY cedex, France
Interests: tribology; lubricants and additives of lubrication; gas phase lubrication; surfaces analyses; carbon-based coatings
Prof. Dr. Peter Filip
Center for Advanced Friction Studies, Mechanical Engineering and Energy Processes Engineering A108, Mailcode 4343, Southern Illinois University Carbondale, 1230 Lincoln Drive, Carbondale, Illinois 62901, USA
Interests: carbon fiber reinforced ceramic matrix composite materials; anocrystalline composites for biomedical applications; henolic matrix composite materials for frictional applications; advanced tooling materials with intermetallic matrices; characterization of materials
Dr. Michel Fillon
Pprime Institute, CNRS - University of Poitiers - ISAE-ENSMA, Department of Mechanical Engineering and Complex Systems, SP2MI - Téléport 2, 11 Boulevard Marie et Pierre Curie, BP 30179, F86962 FUTUROSCOPE CHASSENEUIL Cedex, France
Interests: thermal effects in hydrodynamic journal and thrust bearings; non-laminar regime; transient effects; risk of bearing seizure; misalignment effects; thermal and mechanical deformations; dynamically loaded bearings; mixed lubrication; lubrication of textured surfaces and wear of hydrodynamic bearings; PTFE and PEEK layered journal and thrust tilting pad bearings; theoretical analyses and numerical simulations under THD or TEHD regime and experimental analyses
Contribution: Special Issue: Friction and Lubrication of Bearings
Dr. German S. Fox-Rabinovich
Department of Mechanical Engineering, McMaster University, 1280 Main St., W. Hamilton, Ontario L8S 4L7, Canada
Interests: hard physical vapor deposited (PVD) coatings; surface science and engineering; thin films and interfaces; adaptive and self-lubricating coatings; self-organization during friction; tribology of cutting
Dr. T.C.S.M. Gupta
Chief Operating Officer & Chief Technology Officer, Lube World Holdings Sdn Bhd, No.17-1&17-2, Block C1, Jalan PJU 1/41, Dataran Prima, 47301, Petaling jaya, Selangor Darul Ehsan, Malaysia
Interests: lubricants and additives; product development and formulation optimization; application of breakthrough techniques in product optimization; separation processes; additive manufacture and process development
Prof. Dr. Doug Hargreaves
Science and Engineering Faculty, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, QLD 4001, Australia
Interests: bearing design; characteristics and performance; design of machine elements; engineering education; environmentally friendly lubricants; lubricant performance; mechanical engineering; tribology (friction, lubrication and wear); water as a lubricant
Prof. Dr. Mitjan Kalin
Centre for Tribology and Technical Diagnostics" Should be replaced by "Laboratory for tribology and interface nanotechnology
Interests: boundary lubrication; coatings; ceramics; polymers; nanoparticles; nanotribology; tribological interfaces; tribological design
Prof. Dr. Valery Khabashesku
Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Cullen College of Engineering, University of Houston, 4800 Calhoun Rd., Rm. N42G, Engineering Building 1, Bd. N 579, Houston, TX 77204, USA
Interests: chemistry and spectroscopy of transient molecules containing double and triple pi bonds at group 14 elements (C, Si, Ge, Sn); carbenes; small strained metallacycles; fullerenes; high pressure/high temperature synthesis; degradation chemistry of materials; hydrogen storage materials; design of integrated polymer composites, organic-inorganic hybrids and coatings, lubricants, surface chemistry, organic and inorganic materials synthesis; engineering and nanotechnology
Contribution: In other journals:
Special Issue: The New Diamond Age?
Prof. Dr. Michael M. Khonsari
Department of Mechanical Engineering, 2508 Patrick Taylor Hall, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA 70803, USA
Interests: tribology; fatigue analysis; heat transfer
Contribution: In other journals:
Special Issue: Entropy Application in Tribology
Dr. Roger Lewis
The University of Sheffield, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Mappin Street, Sheffield, S1 3JD, UK
Interests: general tribology, wear modelling and mapping, wheel/rail contact tribology; skin friction and deformation; engine tribology
Prof. Dr. Hong Liang
Materials Science & Engineering, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX 77843-3123, USA
Interests: surface properties-behavior relations; (nano) tribology; tribochemistry; bio-nanointerface; biomaterials; nanomanufacturing; CMP
Contribution: Special Issue: Bio and Bio-Inspired Lubricants
Prof. Dr. Masabumi Masuko
Department of Chemical Engineering, Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Tokyo 152-8552, Japan
Interests: boundary lubrication; friction and wear; chemistry and physical chemistry of lubricant additives; tribochemistry
Prof. Dr. David Mba
Dean, School of Engineering, London South Bank University, 103 Borough Road, London, UK
Interests: machine condition monitoring; rotor dynamics; acoustic emission and vibration
Contribution: In other journals:
Special Issue: Feature Papers
Prof. Dr. Efstathios "Stathis" I. Meletis
Materials Science and Engineering, Department, University of Texas at Arlington, Mail Box 19031, WH, Room 325, 501 West First Street, Arlington, TX 76019, USA
Interests: thin films; coatings; nanomaterials; plasma processing and surface modification
Contribution: Special Issue: Nanotribology and Atomic Mechanisms of Friction
Dr. Ardian Morina
School of Mechanical Engineering, University of Leeds, Leeds, LS2 9JT, UK
Interests: boundary lubrication; friction and wear; tribochemistry; surface analysis; tribology of coatings
Prof. Dr. Anne Neville
Institute of Engineering Thermofluids, Surfaces and Interfaces (iETSI), School of Mechanical Engineering, University of Leeds, Leeds, LS2 9JT, UK
Interests: corrosion and tribo-corrosion; lubrication and wear; mineral scaling
Prof. Dr. Martin Priest
School of Mechanical Engineering, University of Leeds, Leeds, LS2 9JT, UK
Interests: fundamental studies of lubrication, friction and wear; application of tribology to engineering system design; tribology of internal combustion engines
Prof. Dr. Lev Rapoport
Department of Sciences, HIT - Holon Academic Institute of Technology, 52 Golomb Street, Holon 58102, Israel
Interests: interaction between structure and lubricant regimes; nanoparticles in tribology; coatings; thin films; friction and wear mechanisms
Prof. Dr. Thomas W. Scharf
Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of North Texas, 1155 Union Circle #305310 Denton, TX 76203-5017, USA
Interests: tribology; coatings; solid lubricants; self-lubricating composites; ceramic-metal composites; high temperature solid lubrication; carbon-based coatings; molecular dynamics studies on friction; electron microscopy characterization studies
Prof. Dr. Paul Shayler
Department of Mechanical, Materials and Manufacturing Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, NG7 2RD, UK
Interests: friction in internal combustion engines; lubrication and lubricant formulation
Prof. Dr. Duncan E. T. Shepherd
School of Mechanical Engineering, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 2TT, UK
Interests: biomaterials; bio-tribology; design; joint replacement; mechanical testing; medical devices
Prof. Norman H. Sleep
Department of Geophysics, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
Interests: microphysics of rock friction, rate and state friction, earthquakes, nonlinear attenuation of seismic waves, damage to rock from seismic waves
Prof. Dr. Gwidon Stachowiak
Department of Mechanical Engineering, Curtin University, GPO Box U1987 Perth, Western Australia 6845, Australia
Interests: tribology; surface topography characterization; wear and friction; numerical methods in tribology
Prof. Dr. Margaret Stack
Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of Strathclyde, James Weir Building, 75 Montrose St., Glasgow, G1 1XJ, UK
Interests: interactions of solid particle erosion and wear of materials in corrosive environments with specific emphasis on the development of mapping techniques for understanding the mechanisms of materials loss
Dr. Shinji Yamada
New Industry Creation Hatchery Center, Tohoku University, 6-6-10 Aoba, Aramaki, Aoba-ku, Sendai 980-8579, Japan
Interests: nanotribology; confined liquids; surface forces apparatus; surfactants in solutions; thin polymer films
Prof. Dr. Boris Zhmud
Applied Nano Surfaces, Knivstagatan 12, SE-75323 Uppsala, Sweden
Interests: lubricant formulations (engine oils, metalworking emulsions); solubility and lubricity issues; additives and surface chemistry
Contribution: Special Issue: Additives for Lubricants
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