11th International Contact Mechanics and Wear of Rail/Wheel Systems Conference (CM2018) – Delft

Friction PG researchers joined a large team of researchers from the University of Sheffield to present friction research at the 11th International Contact Mechanics and Wear of Rail/Wheel Systems Conference in September. Prof. Roger Lewis, Dr. Mike Watson and Prof. Mark Rainforth  and a large group of their PhD students, submitted and presented friction research …

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Friction PG researchers set up partnership programme collaboration in mineral processing with the University of Cape Town

An Industry Academia Partnership Programme (IAPP) sponsored by the UK Royal Academy of Engineering has been awarded to researchers in the Friction Programme grant and their colleauges to establish a collaboration between the University of Cape Town and University of Leeds to support mineral processing industry in South Africa. The partnership entitled “CAPE Partnership: Characterisation …

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Friction Programme Grant researchers join Integrated Tribology CDT Excellence Hub in Tribology

Roger Lewis and Raman Maiti from the Friction Programme Grant joined students from the associated EPSRC CDT in Integrated Tribology (also jointly run by the Universities of Sheffield and Leeds) holding an Excellence Hub in Tribology in Sheffield. The session introduced sixth form students to the study of Tribology in Mechanical Engineering through hands on practical demonstrations …

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Friction: The Tribology Enigma is funded by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council, under grant no. EP/R001766/1