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20 July 2022 - 21 July 2022

9:00AM - 8:00PM

St John's College

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This meeting will bring world leaders in the field together with early career researchers to discuss recent developments, open questions and new ways forward in light of potential industrial applications.

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Friction plays a crucial role in many phenomena from the molecular diffusion of solutes within cells and the function of our joints to industrial machinery and car engines. This meeting will bring together world leaders in the field together with early career researchers to discuss recent developments, open questions and new ways forward in light of potential industrial applications. Graduate students, postdoctoral researchers and early career academics are particularly encouraged to attend. The meeting will cover both hard and soft nanolubricated systems (including biological).

Invited speakers:

  • Michael Bryant (University of Leeds, UK)
  • John Bucknall (BP-Castrol, UK)
  • Elisabeth Charlaix (Université Grenoble Alpes, France)
  • Astrid de Wijn (NTNU, Norway)
  • Carlos Drummond (CNRS, Unversite de Bordeaux)
  • Rosa Maria Espinosa Marzal (University of Illinois, USA)
  • Enrico Gnecco (Jagiellonian University Krakow, Poland)
  • Oded Hod (Tel Aviv University, Israel)
  • Oleg Kolosov (Lancaster University, UK)
  • Alexei Kornyshev (Imperial College London, UK)
  • Claire Loison (Institut Lumière Matière, Lyon, France)
  • Elisa Riedo (NYU Tandon School of Engineering, USA)
  • Erio Tosatti (SISSA, Italy)
  • Janet Wong (Imperial College London, UK)

Conference fees (includes buffet lunch, and morning and afternoon break refreshments on Wed 20 July and Thursday 21 July)

Faculty £ 75.00

PhD students and Early Career Researchers (less than 5 years since PhD defense) £ 50.00

Industry £ 100.00

Free for those joining online (will still require registration for webinar access).

 

Organisation and contact

This meeting is organised by Clodomiro Cafolla with the help of Kislon Voitchovsky and support from the Institute of Advanced Study of Durham University.

 

Abstract and Registration

Please follow this link for details. 

 

Scientific Programme

An overview of the schedule of conference is here

 

 

Pricing

See below

Faculty £ 75.00

PhD students and Early Career Researchers (less than 5 years since PhD defense) £ 50.00

Industry £ 100.00