Academics with expertise in Tribology

Dr Ben Thomas

Principal Academic in Sustainable Design

Areas of expertise

Ben is active in the field of sustainable design research and engineering, particularly in tribology. His work on sustainable design for lifeboat slipways has been implemented at RNLI locations throughout the country. In addition he has developed a series of small scale research projects in collaboration with Oviedo University in Spain to investigate the material… Read more »

Professor Zulfiqar A. Khan

Professor of Design, Engineering & Computing

Areas of expertise

Zulfiqar is a mechanical engineer whose research interests focus on multidisciplinary approaches to provide sustainable design solutions for complex interacting systems and machine including developing novel nano-coatings for¬†tribology applications, corrosion condition monitoring techniques, efficient modelling and numerical simulation methods. He has expertise¬†in nano-fluids and thermodynamics for renewable energy applications, particularly in nano enhanced thermofluids and… Read more »