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Editor

Prof. Dr. James E. Krzanowski

Editor-in-Chief
Mechanical Engineering Department, University of New Hampshire, Kingsbury Hall, 33 Academic Way, Durham, NH 03824, USA
Website: http://www.unh.edu/mechanical-engineering/me-faculty-staff/krzanowski_james
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Interests: nitrides; carbides; sputter deposition; ion-assisted deposition; wear; friction; tool coatings
Contribution

Editorial Board

Dr. Shinji Yamada

Analytical Science Research Laboratories, Kao Corporation, 1334 Minato, Wakayama, Wakayama 640-8580, Japan
Interests: nanotribology; confined liquids; surface forces apparatus; surfactants in solutions; thin polymer films
Prof. Dr. J. Paulo Davim

Department Mechanical Engineering, University of Aveiro, Campus Santiago, 3810-193 Aveiro, Portugal
Website: http://machining.web.ua.pt/pers-davim.htm
Interests: composites; polymers and metallic alloys; tribology; biotribology; machining; micromanufacturing; sustainable manufacturing; mechanical engineering; manufacturing; materials
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
Website: http://www.uta.edu/ra/real/editprofile.php?pid=283
Interests: thin films; coatings; nanomaterials; plasma processing and surface modification
Contribution: Special Issue: Nanotribology and Atomic Mechanisms of Friction
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
Website: http://frictioncenter.engr.siu.edu/PeterFilip/StaffpeterFilip.html
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. Roger Lewis

The University of Sheffield, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Mappin Street, Sheffield, S1 3JD, UK
Website: http://www.sheffield.ac.uk/mecheng/staff/lewis
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
Website: http://liang.tamu.edu/
Interests: surface properties-behavior relations; (nano) tribology; tribochemistry; bio-nanointerface; biomaterials; nanomanufacturing; CMP
Contribution: Special Issue: Bio and Bio-Inspired Lubricants
Prof. Dr. Paul Shayler

Department of Mechanical, Materials and Manufacturing Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, NG7 2RD, UK
Website: http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/engines-group/
Interests: friction in internal combustion engines; lubrication and lubricant formulation
Prof. Dr. Thomas W. Scharf

Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of North Texas, 1155 Union Circle #305310 Denton, TX 76203-5017, USA
Website: http://mtse.unt.edu/Scharf/
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
Dr. German S. Fox-Rabinovich

Department of Mechanical Engineering, McMaster University, 1280 Main St., W. Hamilton, Ontario L8S 4L7, Canada
Website: http://www.researcherid.com/ProfileView.action?returnCode=ROUTER.Unauthorized&queryString=KG0UuZjN5WlbNDYeE9y49Mcw1BbD1Q9%252BsicOIVCGESs%253D&SrcApp=CR&Init=Yes
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. Maria Dolores Bermudez

Materials Science and Engineering Research Group, Materials and Manufacturing Engineering Department, Universidad Politécnica de Cartagena (UPCT), 30203 Cartagena, Spain
Website: http://www.dimf.upct.es/gcmim
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. Masabumi Masuko

Department of Chemical Engineering, Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Tokyo 152-8552, Japan
Website: http://www.chemeng.titech.ac.jp/~mmasuko/
Interests: boundary lubrication; friction and wear; chemistry and physical chemistry of lubricant additives; tribochemistry
Prof. Dr. Duncan E. T. Shepherd

School of Mechanical Engineering, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 2TT, UK
Website: http://www.birmingham.ac.uk/shepherd
Interests: biomaterials; bio-tribology; design; joint replacement; mechanical testing; medical devices
Prof. Norman H. Sleep

Department of Geophysics, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
Website: https://pangea.stanford.edu/departments/geophysics/sleep.html
Interests: microphysics of rock friction, rate and state friction, earthquakes, nonlinear attenuation of seismic waves, damage to rock from seismic waves
Prof. Dr. Michael M. Khonsari

Department of Mechanical Engineering, 2508 Patrick Taylor Hall, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA 70803, USA
Website: http://www.mie.lsu.edu/people/faculty/facstaff/michael.khonsari
Interests: tribology; fatigue analysis; heat transfer
Contribution: In other journals:
Special Issue: Entropy Application 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
Website: http://www.mecheng.strath.ac.uk/staffmember.asp?name=Stack,M
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. Doug Hargreaves

Science and Engineering Faculty, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, QLD 4001, Australia
Website: http://staff.qut.edu.au/staff/hargreav/
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
Dr. Giovanni Bolelli

Department of Engineering "Enzo Ferrari", University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, via Vignolese 905, I-41125 Modena (MO), Italy
Website: http://www.ingmo.unimore.it/site/home.html
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
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. Bharat Bhushan

Nanoprobe Laboratory for Bio- & Nanotechnology and Biomimetics (NLB2), Ohio State University, 201 W. 19th Avenue Columbus, Ohio 43210-1142, USA
Website: http://www.mecheng.osu.edu/nlbb/
Interests: nanotechnology; bio/nanotechnology, biomimetics, bioinspired surfaces, nanotribology; AFM-based data recording; beauty care; aging in Li-ion batteries
Prof. Dr. Mike Adams

School of Chemical Engineering, The University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 2TT, UK
Website: http://www.birmingham.ac.uk/staff/profiles/chemical-engineering/adams-mike.aspx
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. Mitjan Kalin

Centre for Tribology and Technical Diagnostics" Should be replaced by "Laboratory for tribology and interface nanotechnology
Website: http://www.tint.fs.uni-lj.si/en?set_language=en
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
Website: http://www.chee.uh.edu/faculty/research_professors/khabashesku/main.html
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. 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. 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. Gwidon Stachowiak

Department of Mechanical Engineering, Curtin University, GPO Box U1987 Perth, Western Australia 6845, Australia
Website: http://mech-eng.curtin.edu.au/tribology/
Interests: tribology; surface topography characterization; wear and friction; numerical methods in tribology
Dr. Ardian Morina

School of Mechanical Engineering, University of Leeds, Leeds, LS2 9JT, UK
Website: http://www.engineering.leeds.ac.uk/people/ietsi/staff/a.morina
Interests: boundary lubrication; friction and wear; tribochemistry; surface analysis; tribology of coatings
Prof. Dr. Boris Zhmud

Applied Nano Surfaces, Knivstagatan 12, SE-75323 Uppsala, Sweden
Website: http://www.appliednanosurfaces.com
Interests: lubricant formulations (engine oils, metalworking emulsions); solubility and lubricity issues; additives and surface chemistry
Contribution: Special Issue: Additives for Lubricants
Prof. Dr. Lev Rapoport

Department of Sciences, HIT - Holon Academic Institute of Technology, 52 Golomb Street, Holon 58102, Israel
Website: http://www.hit.ac.il/rnd/laboratories-and-research-centers/Tribology_and_Interfaces
Interests: interaction between structure and lubricant regimes; nanoparticles in tribology; coatings; thin films; friction and wear mechanisms
Prof. Dr. Martin Priest

School of Mechanical Engineering, University of Leeds, Leeds, LS2 9JT, UK
Website: http://www.engineering.leeds.ac.uk/people/mechanical/staff/m.priest
Interests: fundamental studies of lubrication, friction and wear; application of tribology to engineering system design; tribology of internal combustion engines
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
Website: http://www.uta.edu/ra/real/editprofile.php?onlyview=1&pid=5
Interests: tribology; drug delivery; polymers; ceramics; lubrication; wear; fatigue; fracture; intermetallics; oxidation; coatings
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
Website: http://www.pprime.fr/?q=en/fillon-michel
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
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