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2015 Tribology Frontiers Conference Invited

STLE has announced the four keynote speakers scheduled for TFC2015, to be held October 25-27, 2015 at the Grand Hyatt in Denver. These forward looking presenters and presentations include:

Anne Tanguy, PhD, HDR from the Institut Lumiere Matiere – Theory Group at the University of Lyon in France will speak on “Probing Constitutive Laws and Dissipative Processes in Glasses with Atomistic Simulations.”

Elisa Riedo, PHD, Associate Professor, Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta. Georgia will speak on “Elastic Coupling Between Layers in 2D Films”.

Kobie Boykins, NASA Engineer – Mechanism & Mobility Groups for the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California will speak on his role as Rover Solar Array Cognizant Engineer on the Mars Exploration Rovers “Spirit” and “Opportunity”.

Professor Feng Zhou from the State Key Laboratory of Solid Lubrication’s Lanzhou Institute of Chemical Physics will speak on the Future of Bioinspired Lubrication.

The keynote presentations will be coupled with two special sessions populated by invited talks. The first is a” Special Tribute to Dr. Frederick F. Ling” who passed away on November 8, 2014 at the age of 87. The second titled “Beyond the Cutting Edge: featuring Highlights from Tribology Letters”. Topics for submitted abstracts are designed to be general enough to accommodate abstracts in any leading edge research category.

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