Lubricants — Editors

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Lubricants Editorial Office
MDPI AG, Klybeckstrasse 64, 4057 Basel, Switzerland
Tel. +41 61 683 77 34; Fax: +41 61 302 89 18

Editorial Office

Prof. Dr. James E. Krzanowski
Mechanical Engineering Department, University of New Hampshire, Kingsbury Hall, 33 Academic Way, Durham, NH 03824, USA
Tel. +1 603 862 2315; Fax: +1 603 862 1865
Interests: nitrides; carbides; sputter deposition; ion-assisted deposition; wear; friction; tool coatings

Senior Assistant Editor
Ms. Maple Lv
MDPI Haidian Office, Aerospace Cooperation Building, 8th Floor, No.99 Zhongguancun East Road, Beijing 100190, China
Tel. +86 10 6280 0830

Production Editor
Dr. Martyn Rittman
MDPI AG, Klybeckstrasse 64, CH-4057 Basel, Switzerland

Editorial Board

Prof. Dr. Mike Adams
School of Chemical Engineering, The University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 2TT, UK
Tel. +44 1214 145297
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
Tel. +1 817 272 7108
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
Tel. +1 614 292 0651
Interests: bio/nanotribology/nanomechanics; nanomaterials characterization in bio/nanotechnology and biomimetics; scanning probe techniques

Dr. Giovanni Bolelli
Department of Engineering "Enzo Ferrari", University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, via Vignolese 905, I-41125 Modena (MO), Italy
Tel. . +39 059 2056233; Fax: +39 059 2056243
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
Fax: +351 234 370953
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
Tel. +33 4 72 18 62 80; Fax: +33 4 78 43 33 83
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
Tel. +1 618 453 7932; Fax: +1 618 453 5260
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
Tel. +1 905 525 9140; Fax: +1 905 521 2773
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
Tel. +60 193 125 055; Fax: +60 378 039 650
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
Tel. +61 7 3138 2419
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
Tel. +386 1 4771 462; Fax: +386 1 4771 469
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
Tel. +1 225 578 9192; Fax: +1 225 578 5924
Interests: tribology; fatigue analysis; heat transfer

Dr. Roger Lewis
The University of Sheffield, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Mappin Street, Sheffield, S1 3JD, UK
Tel. +44 1142 227838; Fax: +44 1142 227838
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
Tel. +1 979 862 2623; Fax: +1 979 845 3081
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
Tel. +81 3 5734 3036
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
Tel. +44 (0)20 7815 7502; Fax: +44 (0) 20 7815 6134
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
Tel. +1 817 272 2559; Fax: + 1 817 272 2538
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
Tel. +44 1133 438965; Fax: +44 1132 424611
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
Tel. +44 1133 436812
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
Tel. +44 1133 432178; Fax: +44 1132 424611
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
Tel. +972 3 502 6616; Fax: +972 3 502 6619
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
Tel. +1 940 891 6837; Fax: +1 940 565 4824
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
Tel. +44 1159 513781
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
Tel. +44 121 414 4266
Interests: biomaterials; bio-tribology; design; joint replacement; mechanical testing; medical devices

Prof. Norman H. Sleep
Department of Geophysics, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
Tel. +1 650 723 0882
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
Tel. +61 8 9266 1467; Fax: +61 8 9266 2681
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
Tel. +44 1415 483754; Fax: +44 1415 525105
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
Tel. +81 22 217 6152; Fax: +81 22 217 6152
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
Tel. +46 70 9371310
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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