Organization and topics

Scientific committee

The scientific committee will be split in two, the Nordic advisory board and the Local advisory board.

The Nordic advisory board consists of scientists and researchers from institutes and universities from Finland, Sweden, Norway and Denmark. The board will assist the local organisers in keeping the scientific content of the conference at the highest level.

The Local advisory board consists of:

From NTNU: Prof. Nuria Espallargas, Assoc.Prof. Astrid de Wijn, Prof. Alex Klein-Paste and Assoc.Prof. Pål Drevland Jakobsen.

From SINTEF: Dr. Sergio Armada, Dr. Szymon Bernat, Dr. Astrid Bjørgum.

The Local organising committee consists of:

Dr. Hamid Khanmohammadi, Aidan von Bonin, Cristian Torres, Wahyu Wijanarko, Ewa Gniazdowska, Jennifer Sheehan, Dr. Faezeh Pousaneh.

The topics of the NORDTRIB symposium include but are not limited to:

  • Sustainability and energy aspects of tribology
  • Mechanisms of friction and wear
  • Lubrication
  • Industrial tribology
  • Lubricated wear
  • Coatings for tribology
  • Wear resistant materials
  • Polymer tribology
  • Modelling in tribology
  • Automotive tribology
  • Rock tribology
  • Tribology in electrical contacts
  • Biotribology
  • Surface texturing for tribology
  • Everyday tribology
  • Tribocorrosion