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Tribology

New Challenges in Tribology 2019

The science of reducing corrosion, friction and wear.

27 - 28 March 2019 | IET Birmingham: Austin Court

IET Birmingham: Austin Court (logo)
 

Programme

Day One - 27 March 2019

09.30 Registration and refreshments
 
10:00 Welcome Address
Rich Baker The IET Tribology Network Chair and John Colligon
 
10:10

High Temperature Tribology: Experiences, Insights and Future Challenges

Dr Michael Burkinshaw, Group Leader - Tribology & Advanced Processing at Cummins Turbo Technologies

 
10:50

Challenges in the Modelling of Hydrodynamic Cavitation in Lubricated Contacts

Dr Gregory De Boer, School of Mechanical Engineering, University of Leeds

 
11:20 Networking Refreshment break
 
11:40

TBC

Professor Robert Wood, University of Southampton

 
12:10

Surface modification techniques in industrial tribological applications

Doris Khaemba, Research Engineer, Manufacturing Technology Centre

 
12:40 Poster Presentations
 
13:00 Networking lunch break with Posters and Exhibitors
 
14:00

The Mechanisms of Surface Damage in Rolling-Sliding Contacts

Dr Amir Kadiric, Senior Lecturer, Imperial College London

 
14:30

TBC

Dr Marc Ingram, Ingram Tribology Ltd

 
15:00 Refreshment break
 
15:20

TBC

Chris Warrens, BP

 
15:50

Quo Vadimus - New Challenges in Tribology

Discussion Panel with leading experts

 
16:50 Poster Award Ceremony Closing remarks from the Chair and chair handover event

 

Day Two - 28 March 2019

09.30 Registration and refreshments
 
10.00

Welcome Address

Emeritus Professor John Colligon, The University of Huddersfield

 
10.10

Hard and superhard coatings for component and tool applications

Martin Keunecke and Klaus Bewilogua, Fraunhofer Institute for Surface Engineering and Thin Films IST, Braunschweig, Germany; Fraunhofer Institute for Surface Engineering and Thin Films IST, Braunschweig, Germany

 
10.50

Merging Corrosion and Tribology for a Complete Understanding of Material Durability in Biomedical Components

Professor Anne Neville OBE, FREng, FRS, FRSE; Director of Institute of Functional Surfaces, School of Mechanical Engineering,

 
11.20 Refreshment break and exhibitions / poster session / networking
 
11.40

The performance and durability of anti-reflection coatings on solar module cover glass

Professor Michael Walls; CREST, Loughborough University

 
12.10

Latest activities in UKRI INNOVATE, UK

Speaker and title to be confirmed.

 
12.30

Poster Presentations

2-minute presentations by research students in Tribology (based at UK/EU universities)

 
13.00 Lunch break , exhibitions/poster session/networking
 
14.00 Exhibitors 5 minute presentations
 
14.20

KTN Tribology-related support activities, particularly from the Materials perspective (Title to be confirmed)

Robert Quarshie, Head of Materials and Nanotechnology, KTN

 
14.50

Quo Vadimus – New Challenges in Tribology

Discussion Panel with leading experts; Chair of Discussion Forum: Kevin Cooke

 
16.00

Poster Prize presentations

Closing remarks from the Chair

Pricing

One day only:

Member - £30
Non member - £50
Student - £20
Retired - £20

For the two days:

Member - £50
Non member - £70
Student - £30
Retired - £30

Sponsorship opportunities

Exhibition and sponsorship opportunities for this event are available. If interested, please contact Veronica Kopec for more information.