Research Interests

  • Tribology: Friction, Wear, Lubrication
  • Corrosion and Tribo-Corrosion
  • Surface Engineering: Surface Texturing, Roughness
  • Coating Technology: Electroplating, Chemical Vapor Deposition
  • Laser material processing and Materials Characterization
  • Nanomaterial synthesis 
  • Manufacturing Processes: Additive Manufacturing, Metal Cutting, Metal Forming, Rock Drilling, Friction Stir Welding/Processes
  • Composites: Micro/Nano, Self-Lubricating, Self-cleaning, Self-healing, Self-Adaptive materials
  • Mechanical Behavior of Materials, Material Processing, Testing and Characterization
  • Machine Design, Mechanics of Materials  
  • Multifunctional biobased lubricants, Ionic Liquids, Plastic oils
  • Shoe-Tribology