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Tribology and Lubrication Technology (TLT) was created to aid in the technical education and professional development for all working in the field of tribology and lubrication engineering.




Call for Papers Extension - 2024 Tribology and Lubrication for E-Mobility Conference

(Posted on June 13, 2024)

STLE has extended the Call for Papers deadline to July 15, 2024 for the 2024 Tribology & Lubrication for E-Mobility Conference, October 22-25, at the Detroit Marriott at Renaissance Center in Detroit, Michigan.


New Podcast Alert - Episode 15 Titans of Tribology

(Posted on June 3, 2024)

In this episode, we begin a new series called “Titans of Tribology.” For this first installment, we interview STLE member Doug Sackett of TotalEnergies, the recipient of the 2024 STLE Raymond Thibault Excellence in Education Award, who discusses his unlikely journey into the field of tribology, mentors and advice they provided and how STLE helped shape and guide him to success in his career. 


Listen to the latest STLE Podcast: "STLE Membership Benefits"

(Posted on April 2, 2024)

STLE Membership Manager Julie O'Rourke sits down with members of STLE's Executive Committee. The group discusses what it means to be an STLE member, how their membership has advanced their careers, and reflects on the mentors they have met along the way that could have only been facilitated by being a part of the STLE community.


TLT Magazine receiving the 2024 Bronze TRENDY Award

(Posted on February 28, 2024)

Congratulations to TLT Magazine for receiving the 2024 Bronze TRENDY Award in the Monthly Professional Society Magazine category, presented by Association TRENDS. STLE is proud of this achievement and thanks everyone involved in delivering this high-quality content to our members each month!
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