Lubricants — Editors


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

Prof. Dr. Mike Adams
School of Chemical Engineering, The University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 2TT, UK
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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
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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
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Interests: tribology; surface science; friction; wear; lubricants and additives; metallic alloys; ceramics; polymers; nanomaterials and nanocomposites
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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
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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
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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. Costas Charitidis
School of Chemical Engineering, National Technical University of Athens, Heroon Polytechniou 9, Athens 157 73, Greece
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Interests: nanotechnology; bio/nanotechnology; nanobiomechanics; surfaces; nanotribology; carbon materials; thin films; (nano) fibres; nanotubes; composites; intelligent structures; wear; reliability; durability
Prof. Dr. J. Paulo Davim
Department Mechanical Engineering, University of Aveiro, Campus Santiago, 3810-193 Aveiro, Portugal
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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. Duncan Dowson
School of Mechanical Engineering, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
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Interests: Tribology: Elasto-hydrodynamic lubrication, wear, gears, bearings;Bio-tribology: Lubrication of natural synovial joints, lubrication and wear of total joint replacements, design and development of total joint replacements, tribology of biological systems
Prof. Dr. Josefa Fernández
Department of Applied Physics, University of Santiago de Compostela, Santiago de Compostela, A Coruña, Spain
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Interests: Themophysical properties, ionic liquids, nanofluids, high pressures, tribology
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
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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. German S. Fox-Rabinovich
Department of Mechanical Engineering, McMaster University, 1280 Main St., W. Hamilton, Ontario L8S 4L7, Canada
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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. Kenneth Holmberg
VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, P.O.Box 1000, FI-02044 VTT, Finland
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Interests: friction reduction practice, abrasive wear, transition of wear modes / wear maps, others (Surface damage), DLC, composite materials, surface treatments / coatings
Prof. Dr. Mitjan Kalin
Laboratory for Tribology and Interface Nanotechnology,Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, University of Ljubljana, Bogisiceva ul. 8, SI-1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
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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
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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
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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
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Interests: tribology; fatigue analysis; heat transfer
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Special Issue: Entropy Application in Tribology
Dr. Roger Lewis
The University of Sheffield, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Mappin Street, Sheffield, S1 3JD, UK
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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
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Interests: surface properties-behavior relations; (nano) tribology; tribochemistry; bio-nanointerface; biomaterials; nanomanufacturing; CMP
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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
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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
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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
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Interests: thin films; coatings; nanomaterials; plasma processing and surface modification
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Special Issue: Nanotribology and Atomic Mechanisms of Friction
Dr. Ardian Morina
School of Mechanical Engineering, University of Leeds, Leeds, LS2 9JT, UK
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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
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Interests: fundamental studies of lubrication, friction and wear; application of tribology to engineering system design; tribology of internal combustion engines
Prof. Dr. Jun Qu
Oak Ridge National Laboratory, P.O. Box 2008, MS 6063 Oak Ridge, TN 37831, USA
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Interests: Advanced lubrication, surface engineering, nuclear tribology, nanostructured energy materials, manufacturing
Prof. Dr. Lev Rapoport
Department of Sciences, HIT - Holon Academic Institute of Technology, 52 Golomb Street, Holon 58102, Israel
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Interests: interaction between structure and lubricant regimes; nanoparticles in tribology; coatings; thin films; friction and wear mechanisms
Dr. Maria Clelia Righi
Department of Physics, Informatics and Mathematics, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Via Campi 213/a, 4115 Modena, Italy
Interests: (nano) tribology; tribochemistry; interfaces by first principles calculations and (ab initio) molecular dynamics; 2D materials; carbon-based coatings; lubricant additives
Prof. Dr. Thomas W. Scharf
Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of North Texas, 1155 Union Circle #305310 Denton, TX 76203-5017, USA
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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. Duncan E. T. Shepherd
School of Mechanical Engineering, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 2TT, UK
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Interests: biomaterials; bio-tribology; design; joint replacement; mechanical testing; medical devices
Prof. Norman H. Sleep
Department of Geophysics, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
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Interests: microphysics of rock friction, rate and state friction, earthquakes, nonlinear attenuation of seismic waves, damage to rock from seismic waves
Prof. Dr. Margaret Stack
Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of Strathclyde, James Weir Building, 75 Montrose St., Glasgow, G1 1XJ, UK
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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
Prof. Dr. Robert J. K. Wood (FREng)
National Centre for Advanced Tribology at Southampton, Faculty of Engineering and the Environment, University of Southampton, Highfield, Southampton, SO17 1BJ, UK
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Interests: tribology; surface engineering; tribocorrosion; coatings; texturing; electrochemistry; fluid mechanics; erosion
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Special Issue: Corrosion Monitoring and Control
Special Issue: Green Tribology
Prof. Dr. Boris Zhmud
1. Applied Nano Surfaces, Knivstagatan 12, SE-75323 Uppsala, Sweden
2. BIZOL Lubricants, Martin-Buber-Str. 12, D-14163 Berlin, Germany
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Interests: lubricant formulations (engine oils, metalworking emulsions); solubility and lubricity issues; additives and surface chemistry
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Special Issue: Additives for Lubricants
Special Issue: Novel Lubricant Additives

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