Research Interests

  • Tribology: Friction, Wear, Lubrication
  • Tribo-Corrosion
  • Surface Engineering: Surface Texturing, Roughness, Coatings
  • 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
  • Shoe-Tribology