STLE Distinguished Advisors

The panel consists of high profile individuals from technical, scientific, business and industry who would serve for a limited period (1‐3 years). Their purpose will be to provide the Board and Executive Committee with high‐level “surveillance” of technical and business trends/opportunities as part of the Board’s ongoing strategic planning activity.

Ewa Bardasz
Lubrizol – retired
Former STLE Director
National Academy of Engineering member

Selda Gunsel
General Manager - Products and Quality
Shell Lubricants Supply Chain organization
Former STLE President
STLE International Award recipient

Said Jahanmir
President of Boston Tribology Associates
ASME Science and Technology Policy Fellow
STLE International Award recipient

Thomas Kreis
Vice President - Competence Center Bearings
Schaeffler Technologies AG & Co. KG
Herzogenaurach, GERMANY

Gary LaBranche, FASAE, CAE
National Investor Relations Institute
Arlington, VA

Hugh Spikes
Emeritus Professor,
Head of the Tribology research group
Imperial College, London
STLE International Award recipient

W.T. Eddy Tysoe
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry University Distinguished Professor
Editor – Tribology Letters