Editorial Board

Editors (2)

Prof. Dr. Homer Rahnejat

Editor-in-Chief
School of Engineering, University of Central Lancashire, Preston, UK
Interests: multibody dynamics; contact mechanics; vibrations; lubrication; bearings; friction
Prof. Dr. Michel Fillon
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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
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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Previous Editor

Prof. Dr. James E. Krzanowski *
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Former Editor-in-Chief
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
* Founding Editor-in-Chief and Editor-in-Chief up to 18 December 2017.
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Editorial Board Members (65)

Prof. Dr. Mike Adams
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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
Univ.-Prof. Dr.-Ing. Dr. h. c. Albert Albers
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IPEK - Institute of Product Engineering, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), 76131 Karlsruhe, Germany
Interests: product development and innovation management; drive systems and tribology; validation of mechatronic systems; CAE
Prof. Dr. Pranesh B. Aswath
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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
Dr. Sashi Balakrishnan

BP Global Lubricants Technology, Technology Centre, Whitchurch Hill, Pangbourne, Reading, RG8 7QR, UK
Interests: Tribology; lubricants; friction; wear; powertrain; surface characterisation; materials; coatings
Prof. Dr. Maria Dolores Bermudez
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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
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Prof. Dr. Bharat Bhushan
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Nanoprobe Laboratory for Bio- & Nanotechnology and Biomimetics (NLB2), Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 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
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Department of Engineering "Enzo Ferrari", University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Via P. Vivarelli 10/1, 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
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Prof. Dr. Witold Brostow
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1. Department of Materials Science and Engineering and Department of Physics, University of North Texas, Denton, USA
2. College of Mechanics and Robotics, AGH University of Science and Technology, Krakow, Poland
Interests: polymer and composite systems; materials science education; biomaterials; drag reduction and flocculation; long term prediction of service performance of polymer-based materials (PBMs); materials modification via irradiation and/or magnetic fields; materials recycling; mechanical and tribological properties; molecular dynamics computer simulations of mechanics and tribology; phase structures; polymer liquid crystals
Prof. Dr. Costas Charitidis
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Research Lab of Advanced, Composite, Nanomaterials and Nanotechnology, School of Chemical Engineering, National Technical University of Athens, Athens, Greece
Interests: materials science; nanotechnology; nanomaterials processing; carbon-based materials; microstructure-property relationship; thin film technology (PVD, CVD); contact mechanics
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Prof. Dr. Michele Ciavarella
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Center of Excellence in Computational Mechanics, Politecnico di BARI, Viale Japigia 182, Bari 70126, Italy
Interests: contact mechanics; tribology; fatigue
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