Mao Ueda graduated from the Kyoto University with a Masters in Chemistry in 2012. Since then he has been working for Showa Shell Sekiyu K.K., in charge of developing engine oils.
In 2018, he joined Tribology Group for his PhD study. His research is ZDDP tribofilm properties under the supervision of Professor Hugh Spikes and Dr. Amir Kadiric.
et al., 2021, The effect of friction on micropitting, Wear, ISSN:0043-1648
Ueda M, Kadiric A, Spikes H, 2021, Wear of hydrogenated DLC in MoDTC-containing oils, Wear, Vol:474-475, ISSN:0043-1648, Pages:1-10
Ueda M, Kadiric A, Spikes H, 2021, Influence of steel surface composition on ZDDP tribofilm growth using Ion implantation, Tribology Letters, Vol:69, ISSN:1023-8883
et al., 2021, Boundary friction of ZDDP tribofilms, Tribology Letters, Vol:69, ISSN:1023-8883, Pages:1-17
et al., 2021, Temperature dependence of Molybdenum dialkyl dithiocarbamate (MoDTC) tribofilms via time-resolved Raman spectroscopy, Scientific Reports, Vol:11, ISSN:2045-2322, Pages:3621-3621