2019 STLE Tribology Frontiers Conference Technical Program

The technical program for the 2019 STLE Tribology Frontiers Conference is now available. The TFC Planning Committee has developed a great program this year. 

TFC Spotlight Presentations
Spotlight presentations are featured talks that have been identified by the TFC Planning Committee of primary interest in topics of tribology research. Spotlight presentations have been given extra time from the traditional 20-minute presentations to 40-minute presentations. Click here to view all identified talks.

Beyond the Cutting Edge: Highlights from Tribology Letters
Back by popular demand, the Beyond the Cutting Edge plenary symposium presented by Drs. Nicholas D. Spencer & Wilfred T. Tysoe, highlights six of the best papers published in the peer-reviewed journal, Tribology Letters.

Featured Speakers:
Unraveling Mysteries of Tribochemistry

Seong Kim, Pennsylvania State University

One Ring Holds and One Ring Breaks
Yip_Wah Chung, Tobin Marks, Qian Wang, Northwestern University

Blowing in the Wind - On the Formation and Physical Properties of Wear Particles We Breathe
Ulf Olofsson, KTH Royal Institute of Technology

Mechano-Chemical Decomposition of Organic Friction Modifiers with Multiple Reactive Centers induces Superlubricity of Ta-C
Michael Moseler, Gianpietro Moras, Fraunhofer IWM

Insights into Hydrogel Friction
Rosa Espinosa-Marzal, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Graft Copolymers and Bottlebrushes at Surfaces for Tuning Physiochemical and Tribological Properties of Materials
Edmondo M. Benetti, ETH Zurich

*Program guide updated
as of October 10, 2019.

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