Editorial Board

Members (103)

Prof. Dr. Homer Rahnejat
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Editor-in-Chief
School of Engineering, University of Central Lancashire, Preston, UK
Interests: multibody dynamics; contact mechanics; vibrations; lubrication; bearings; friction
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Prof. Dr. Michel Fillon
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Associate Editor
Retired, Formerly CNRS Director of Research
Department of Mechanical Engineering and Complex Systems, Pprime Institute, CNRS - University of Poitiers - ISAE-ENSMA, SP2MI - Téléport 2, 11 Boulevard Marie et Pierre Curie, BP 30179, CEDEX, F86962 Futuroscope Chasseneuil, 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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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
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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. Andreas Almqvist
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Division of Machine Elements, Luleå University of Technology, SE-971 87 Luleå, Sweden
Interests: multiscale and multiphysics modelling and simulation of flows in narrow interfaces; application of topology optimisation methodology in hydrodynamic lubrication; application of artificial neural networks; homogenization; lower dimensional models; friction on snow and ice
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Prof. Dr. Nagaraj K. Arakere
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Department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611, USA
Interests: tribology; contact mechanics; fatigue spall propagation in ball bearings; ultra-high strength bearing steels; microstructure-sensitive design; monotonic and cyclic deformation response; single crystal nickel-base superalloys; fatigue, fracture mechanics and related constitutive and finite element model development
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

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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, TX, 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. Bingqiang Cao
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Material Science and Engineering, University of Jinan, Jinan 250022, China
Interests: laser ablation; nanoparticles; lubricant
Dr. Giuseppe Carbone
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Department of Mechanics, Mathematics and Management, Politecnico di Bari, V.le Japigia 182, 70126 Bari, Italy
Interests: contact mechanics; biomimetics; adhesion; viscoelasticity; friction
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Dr. Michael Chandross
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Material, Physical and Chemical Sciences Center, Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, NM 87123, USA
Interests: tribology; deformation; pure metals and alloys; solid lubricants
Dr. Li Chang
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The School of Aerospace, Mechanical & Mechatronics Engineering, The University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
Interests: tribology; polymer composites; nanoindentation; additive manufacturing
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Prof. Dr. Costas Charitidis
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RNANO Lab - Research Lab of Advanced, Composite, Nanomaterials & Nanotechnology, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, School of Chemical Engineering, National Technical University of Athens, GR-15780 Zographos Athens, Greece
Interests: Carbon based materials, Advanced Composite Materials, Nanocomposites, Nanoindentation, Nanomechanics
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Prof. Dr. Jianmin Chen
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Lanzhou Institute of Chemical Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Lanzhou, China
Interests: solid lubricant; lubricating coating; super-lubricity; surface engineering
Prof. Dr. Michele Ciavarella
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Center of Excellence in Computational Mechanics, Politecnico di BARI, Viale Japigia 182, 70126 Bari, Italy
Interests: contact mechanics; tribology; fatigue
Prof. Dr. Henara L. Costa
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School of Engineering, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande, Rio Grande 96203-900, Brazil
Interests: tribology; surface texturing; friction; lubrication; wear; biofuels; surface modifications; surface analysis; ZDDP; friction modifiers
Dr. Maria Isabel De Barros Bouchet
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Laboratory of Tribology and System Dynamics (LTDS), Ecole Centrale de Lyon (ECL), 36 Avenue Guy de Collongue, 69134 Ecully CEDEX, France
Interests: tribology; solid lubricants; additives of lubrication; gas phase lubrication; surfaces analyses; carbon-based coatings; superlubricity
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Prof. Dr. Jose Daniel B. de Mello
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Laboratory of Tribology and Materials, School of Mechanical Engineering, Federal University of Uberlandia, Uberlândia 38400-902, Brazil
Interests: abrasive wear; surface durability of solid lubricants; carbon based multi-function tribological coatings; 2D nanoparticles as oil additives; tribomaterials; in particular self-lubricating sintered materials and tribo-corrosion of stainless steels
Prof. Dr. Miguel Ángel Delgado
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Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Huelva, Huelva, Spain
Interests: lubricant and biolubricant
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Prof. Dr. Martin Dienwiebel
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Institute for Applied Materials-Reliability and Microstructure (IAM-ZM), Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, 76131 Karlsruhe, Germany
Interests: development of new methods for in-situ measurement of friction, topography changes and wear; adsorption and tribochemical reactions of additives and lubricants with surfaces; friction reduction with solid lubricants and coatings; formation of third bodies under sliding friction and in fretting
Prof. Dr. Andrey I. Dmitriev
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Institute of Strength Physics and Materials Science of Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences (ISPMS SB RAS), 634055 Tomsk, Russia
Interests: computer simulation; tribology; friction
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Prof. Dr. Duncan Dowson (31 August 1928 -- 6 January 2020)
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School of Mechanical Engineering, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
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. Ali Erdemir
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J. Mike Walker ’66 Department of Mechanical Engineering, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX 77843-3123, USA
Interests: boundary lubrication; nano materials and coatings for tribological applications; nano-colloidal lubrication additives; superlubricity
Prof. Dr. Hsu-Wei Fang
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Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology, National Taipei University of Technology, Taipei, Taiwan
Interests: bio-tribology; biomaterials; polymers; tissue engineering; cartilage repair; surface engineering; bone graft; biomolecular lubricants; artificial joint system; mesenchymal stem cell application
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Prof. Dr. Josefa Fernández
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Laboratorio de Propiedades Termofísicas y Tribológicas, Grupo Nafomat, Departamento de Física Aplicada, Facultad de Física, Universidade de Santiago de Compostela, 15782 Santiago de Compostela, Spain
Interests: nanolubricants; nanoparticles; lubrication; additives; friction; wear; nanofluids; ionic liquids; tribology; transport properties; high pressures
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