Events and news

  • TINT received the project in the framework of the H2020 MSCA Programme

    2019-05-20

    The Faculty of Mechanical Engineering will be coordinator of the new GreenTRIBOS EJD ITN project, part of the Horizon 2020 Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions

  • NEW ATOMIC FORCE MICROSCOPE

    2019-04-11

    Atomic force microscope for quantitative analysis of mechanical and tribological properties of surfaces and boundary films

  • Application process for 2019-2021 TRIBOS+ is now closed

    2019-02-01

    Thank you for submitting your applications to 2019-2021 TRIBOS+ Joint Master Programme of Tribology and Surface Science!

  • Latest PhD Defenses

    2018-12-20

    In December 2018 a PhD thesis defence took place within the Laboratory for Tribology and Interface Nanotechnology.

  • SLOTRIB 2018

    2018-07-06

    Conference SLOTRIB 2018 took place on the 20ᵗʰ of November 2018 in Ljubljana.

  • POLYTRIB 2018

    2018-07-06

    The 3rd International Conference on Polymer Tribology, POLYTRIB 2018 took place on the 24th and 25th of September at the Grand Hotel Bernardin in Portorož, Slovenia.

  • TRIBOS: True Joint Master Degree certification

    2015-10-22

    All four partner universities participating in the Master Tribos programme have successfully obtained accreditation for this Joint European master programme according to national legislation and institutional procedures.

  • First edition of TRIBOS students graduated

    2015-08-28

    Students of the first edition of the international Master program TRIBOS graduated in July.

  • PhDs in year 2015

    2015-07-01

    In the year 2015 within the Laboratory for Tribology and Interface Nanotechnology dr. Maša Zalaznik defended her PhD thesis titled Tribological properties of PEEK polymers and their composites filled with MoS₂ and WS₂ particles

  • Prof. dr. Mitjan Kalin has received an award for the most prominent research achievements of the University of Ljubljana in 2014

    2015-06-26

    University of Ljubljana placed the work of prof. dr. Mitjan Kalin entitled Contact nano engineering for molecular control of boundary lubrication and friction, amongst the ten most prominent research achievements in 2014.

  • Application for TRIBOS master programme 2015-2017 and new web-page

    2015-04-02

    Applications for Erasmus+ Joint master programme TRIBOS 2015-2017 started on 10th of November 2014. We have also renew TRIBOS web-page making it even more informative.

  • NEW! FT-IR ATR with video option

    2015-03-12

    The laboratory obtained a new FT-IR ATR module that enabled infrared spectroscopy of surfaces of hard samples, powders and liquids. New ATR modul with diamond crystal enables surface video control with extremely high accuracy.

  • PhDs in year 2014

    2015-01-06

    In the year 2014, a PhD thesis defence took place within Laboratory of Tribology and interface nanotechnology.

  • 1st International Conference on Polymer Tribology, PolyTrib 2014, 11th-12th September 2014, Bled, Slovenia

    2015-01-05

    The Slovenian Society for Tribology has organized the 1st International Conference on Tribology of Polymers - PolyTrib 2014, which was held on the 11th and 12th of September in Bled. Despite being only the 1st conference, it was attended by over 70 participants from 11 different European countries.

  • Academy of Mechanical Engineering 2014, Ljubljana, 23. 10. 2014

    2015-01-05

    The Association of Mechanical Engineers of Slovenia, ZSIS, hosted the 4th Academy of mechanical engineering on the 23. 10. 2014 in Cankarjev dom in Ljubljana. The motto of the Academy was: Engineering - Development and innovation for new jobs.

  • Days of Mechanical Engineering in Bistra

    2014-12-16

    Sixth year in a row Days of Mechanical Engineering took place in the week between 23th and 28th October 2014 in the Technical Museum of Bistra. The event was organized in collaboration of Technical Museum and the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering in the University of Ljubljana. Several laboratories of the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering presented their activities on an interesting and educational way which was suitable for visitors of all ages.

  • NEW! FT-IR ATR with video option

    2014-11-04

    The laboratory obtained a new FT-IR ATR module that enabled infrared spectroscopy of surfaces of hard samples, powders and liquids. New ATR modul with diamond crystal enables surface video control with extremely high accuracy.

  • 41th Leeds-Lyon Symposium on Tribology, 2nd-5th of September, Leeds

    2014-10-27

    The international conference Leeds-Lyon Symposium on Tribology, 41st in a row, took place in September at Leeds Trinity University of Leeds. The conference is one of the most prominent conferences in the field of tribology and this year it was attended by 170 scientists and experts from many countries of the world.

  • Conference NORDTRIB 2014

    2014-10-27

    In June in Denmark took place the 16th Nordic symposium on tribology Nordtrib. The conference is organised every two years in one of the Nordic countries (Denmark, Norway, Sweden and Finland).

  • NEW! 3D optical interferometer with nm-resolution

    2014-10-09

    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.

  • PhDs in year 2013

    2014-10-09

    In the year 2013, four PhD thesis defences took place within Laboratory of Tribology and interface nanotechnology.

  • Awards and acknowledgments in 2013

    2014-10-09

    In 2013, many of our colleagues received awards and recognitions given by Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, University of Ljubljana.

  • NEW! Climate chamber Weiss 300/40

    2014-10-09

    Climate chamber for alternation of ambient conditions for different tribological experiments was purchased in February.

  • Highlighted article on the cover of Journal of Mechanical Engineering

    2014-10-09

    The work of Dr. Rok Simič and Prof. Dr. Mitjan Kalin, entitled "Comparison of Alcohol and Fatty Acid Adsorption on Hydrogenated DLC Coatings Studied by AFM and Tribological Tests ", was highlighted on the cover of the December issue of the internationally recognized and SCI indexed Journal of Mechanical Engineering (2013, vol. 59, no. 12, p. 707-718).

  • International conference on polymer tribology, PolyTrib 2014, 11th-12th September 2014, Bled, Slovenia

    2014-09-29

    The 1st International conference on polymer tribology, PolyTrib 2014, will address the tribological challenges of polymer materials and associated aspects regarding the industrial applications, their design and modeling, materials selection and properties, manufacturing issues, recent advancements, growth potential and others.

  • Marko Sedlaček received a Jožef Stefan golden emblem prize

    2014-08-26

    Marko Sedlaček received a Jožef Stefan golden emblem prize for his PhD dissertations: Effect of topography on tribological properties of contacting surafces

  • Eva Oblak and Marko Sedlaček have received awards given by Faculty of Mechanical Engineering

    2014-01-13

    Eva Oblak received faculty Prešeren Award and Marko Sedlaček received a recognition award for quality publication.

  • Job offers

    2013-10-24

    L-TINT is offering (March 2013): 1 x postdoc research position

  • Dr. Kalin elected a Fellow STLE

    2013-10-24

    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.

  • Lubrication Science, Wiley (Editor: dr. M. Kalin)

    2013-02-25

    In 2012 professor M. Kalin became the Editor of Lubrication Science, the only specialised journal in the field of lubrication science with SCI impact factor.

  • PhDs in 2017

    2012-12-21

    In 2017 two PhD theses defence took place within the Laboratory for Tribology and Interface Nanotechnology.

  • Programme of SLOTRIB 2012 conference

    2012-12-11

    SLOTRIB 2012 will be held on the 15. November 2012 with a title: Conference on Tribology, Cooling Fluids and Technical Diagnostics.

  • Tribology of Ceramics and Composites: a materials science perspective, Wiley (B. Basu, M. Kalin)

    2012-11-14

    In over 500 pages the book defines and introduces some fundamental concepts of tribology, describes attractive properties of ceramics and composites with fundamentals of friction and wear and many examples of modern applications.

  • History of mechanical engineering and technical culture of Slovenia (Editor: dr. M. Kalin)

    2012-11-08

    Key milestones of mechanical engineering in Slovenia along hystorical path on 540 pages.

  • ECOTRIB 2017

    2012-06-16

    The 6ᵗʰ consecutive European Conference on Tribology, ECOTRIB 2017, was held between the 7ᵗʰ and the 9ᵗʰ of June 2017 in Cankarjev dom in Ljubljana, Slovenia.