Chemical Challenges in Tribology

Event Details

Start Date
Wed, 19 Jul 2017 10:00
End Date
Wed, 19 Jul 2017 16:30
Burlington House
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A one-day symposium for the UK Materials Chemistry and Tribology communities, providing both high profile speakers and opportunities for early career researchers to present their work, this exciting interdisciplinary event also offers excellent networking opportunities.

Key Speakers Include…

Mechanochemistry in Tribology
  • Hugh Spikes, Imperial College, UK
Challenges of studying at the interface between tribology and electrochemistry – A tribo- corrosion story
  • Robert Wood University of Southampton, UK
Tribology in transport: concepts and opportunities
  • Ian Hutchings, University of Cambridge, UK
Using advanced microscopy to probe chemistry effects in micropitting
  • Anne Neville, University of Leeds, UK
Tribology in the Automotive Industry — JLR’s approach to better engines & faster development
  • Miguel De la Cruz, JLRUK
Soot aggravated wear
  • Chris Warrens, Research and Technology Fuels and Lubricants, UK
Impact of engine oil oxidation on friction and waer — correlation with ZDDP degradation products
  • Nicole Dörr, AC2T research GmbH, Germany

Further Information

Showcase your research: Poster submission is now open, e‑mail C.​Williams@​wlv.​ac.​uk with your abstract.

Student Travel bursaries are available (Max £100), please apply to the secretary: Prof Craig Williams, E‑Mail: C.​Williams@​wlv.​ac.​uk

Registration is £75, post graduate students are free, which covers tea/​coffee at registration, lunch and tea/​coffee at the close. We look forward to welcoming you to London in July 2017.