Lubricants — Journal Editorial Board

Editors (2)

Prof. Dr. Homer Rahnejat
Editor-in-Chief
Wolfson School of Mechanical, Electrical and Manufacturing Engineering, Loughborough University, Loughborough, Leicestershire, UK
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Interests: multibody dynamics; contact mechanics; vibrations; lubrication; bearings
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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Previous Editor

Prof. Dr. James E. Krzanowski *
Former Editor-in-Chief
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
* Founding Editor-in-Chief and Editor-in-Chief up to 18 December 2017.
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Editorial Board Members (50)

Prof. Dr. Mike Adams
School of Chemical Engineering, The University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 2TT, UK
Tel. +44 121 4141 5297
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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
Univ.-Prof. Dr.-Ing. Dr. h. c. Albert Albers
IPEK - Institute of Product Engineering, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), 76131 Karlsruhe, Germany
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Interests: product development and innovation management; drive systems and tribology; validation of mechatronic systems; CAE
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
Dr. Sashi Balakrishnan
BP Global Lubricants Technology, Technology Centre, Whitchurch Hill, Pangbourne, Reading, RG8 7QR, UK
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Interests: Tribology, lubricants, friction, wear, powertrain, surface characterisation, materials, 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 in Materials: Lubricants
Prof. Dr. Bharat Bhushan
Nanoprobe Laboratory for Bio- & Nanotechnology and Biomimetics (NLB2), Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 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 P. Vivarelli 10/1, I-41125 Modena (MO), Italy
Fax: +39 059 2056243
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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
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Special Issue in Lubricants: Selected Papers in the Sixth World Tribology Congress (WTC 2017)
Prof. Dr. Witold Brostow, FRSC
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
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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
Research Lab of Advanced, Composite, Nanomaterials and Nanotechnology, School of Chemical Engineering, National Technical University of Athens, Athens, Greece
Tel. +302107724046
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Interests: materials science; nanotechnology; nanomaterials processing; carbon-based materials; microstructure-property relationship; thin film technology (PVD, CVD); contact mechanics
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Special Issue in Fibers: Smart Reinforced Composites Using Carbon and Carbon-Based Nanomaterials
Special Issue in Micromachines: Carbon Based Electronic Devices
Prof. Dr. Michele Ciavarella
Center of Excellence in Computational Mechanics, Politecnico di BARI, Viale Japigia 182, Bari 70126, Italy
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Interests: contact mechanics; tribology; fatigue
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