Tribology and interface nanotechnology
Laboratory for tribology and interface nanotechnology (L-TINT), with nearly 20 experts, is recognized domestically and worldwide for providing research and technological solutions in the fields of surface and interface nanotechnology, boundary lubrication and tribochemistry, for the development of functional surfaces and contact engineering and for management of friction and wear mechanisms in systems with conventional and nonconventional materials at nano and macro scale. With a leading role in the field of environmentally friendly, green lubrication technologies the TINT group can provide a comprehensive and effective sustainable treatment of the most demanding tribological problems in engineering systems.
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Marko Sedlaček received a Jožef Stefan golden emblem prize
Marko Sedlaček received a Jožef Stefan golden emblem prize for his PhD dissertations: Vpliv topografije na tribološke lastnosti kontaktnih površin.
NEW! Climate chamber Weiss 300/40
Climate chamber for alternation of ambient conditions for different tribological experiments was purchased in February.
L-TINT is offering (March 2013): 1 x postdoc research position
NEW! 3D optical interferometer with nm-resolution
A state-of-the-art 3D optical interferometer microscope that employs white or green light with sub-nm resolution for surface analyses has been installed in November 2012.
Eva Oblak and Marko Sedlaček have received awards given by Faculty of Mechanical Engineering
Eva Oblak received faculty Prešeren Award and Marko Sedlaček received a recognition award for quality publication.
Dr. Kalin elected a Fellow STLE
Dr. Kalin was elected a Fellow of STLE (2012) for his outstanding personal achievements and long term contribution in the field of tribology and lubrication engineering.
Erasmus Mundus - TRIBOS
We have gained coordination for European master programme (Erasmus Mundus) in a field of tribology with collaboration with partner universities: University of Leeds (UK), Coimbra University...