Visiting Staff

  • Professor David Heyes

    David Heyes

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    Professor David Heyes Principal Research Fellow

    Research Interests

    Molecular dynamics simulations of tribological processes, macromolecules and lubricants

    Location

    Visiting Professor, Imperial College London, Department of Mechanical Engineering, South Kensington Campus, London SW7 2AZ, UK

    Professor, Royal Holloway, Department of Physics, University of London, Egham, Surrey TW20 OEX, UK

  • Professor Stathis Ioannides

    Stathis Ioannides

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    Professor Stathis Ioannides Visiting Professor

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    Research Interests

    Rolling bearings, rolling contact fatigue, lubricant contamination, elastohydrodynamic lubrication, probabilistic design, dynamics, rolling element performance calculations

    Location

    Visiting Professor - Imperial College London, SKF UTCDepartment of Mechanical Engineering, South Kensington Campus, London SW7 2AZ, UK

    Product R&D Director - SKF Research and Technology Development, Kelvinbaan 16, Nieuwegein, The Netherlands

  • Professor Guillermo E. Morales-Espejel

    Guillermo E. Morales-Espejel

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    Professor Guillermo E. Morales-Espejel Visiting Professor

    Research Interests

    Modelling of bearing life, friction, elastohydrodynamic lubrication (EHL) , surface life

    Location

    Visiting Professor - Imperial College London, SKF UTCDepartment of Mechanical EngineeringSouth Kensington Campus, London SW7 2AZ, UK

    Principal Scientist - SKF Research and Technology Development, Kelvinbaan 16, Nieuwegein, The Netherlands

    Chair Professor - INSA de Lyon, LaMCoS, CNRS, UMR5259, Villeurbanne Cedex F-69621, France

  • Professor M. Clelia Righi

    Clelia Righi

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    Professor M. Clelia Righi Visiting Professor

    Research Interests

    Ab initio calculations, density function theory, multiscale/multiphysics coupling, lubricant additives, tribochemistry, mechanochemistry

    Location

    Visiting Professor - Imperial College London, Department of Mechanical Engineering, South Kensington Campus, London SW7 2AZ, UK

    Professor - University of Bologna, Department of Physics and Astronomy, 40126 Bologna, Italy

  • Professor Billy D. Todd

    Billy Todd

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    Professor Billy D. Todd Visiting Professor

    Research Interests

    Molecular dynamics simulations, lubricants, additives, liquid slip

    Location

    Visiting ProfessorImperial College London, Department of Mechanical Engineering, South Kensington Campus, London SW7 2AZ, UK

    Professor - Swinburne University of Technology, Department of Mathematics, Hawthorn, Victoria 3122, Australia

    Honorary Professor - Roskilde University, Department of Sciences and Environment, DK-4000 Roskilde, Denmark

  • Professor Nicholas D. Spencer

    Nicholas Spencer

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    Professor Nicholas D. Spencer Visiting Professor

    Research Interests

    Lubricants, additives, tribochemsitry, tribofilms, polymer brushes, biotribology

    Location

    Visiting ProfessorImperial College London, Department of Mechanical EngineeringSouth Kensington Campus, UK

    Professor - ETH Zürich, Department of Materials, 8093 Zurich, Switzerland

  • Dr Sarah Matthews

    Sarah Matthews

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    Dr Sarah Matthews Shell UTC Research Manager

    Research Interests

    Fuels, lubricants, tribology, combustion

    Location

    Research Manager - Imperial College London, Shell UTC462-A City and Guilds Building, South Kensington Campus, London SW7 2AZ, UK

    Team Lead - Shell Global Solutions, 2 York Road, Waterloo, London SE1 7NA, UK

  • Dr R. Ian Taylor

    Ian Taylor

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    Dr R. Ian Taylor Visiting Researcher

    Research Interests

    Fuels, lubricants, tribology, combustion

    Location

    Visiting Researcher - Imperial College London, Shell UTC462-A City and Guilds Building, South Kensington Campus, London SW7 2AZ, UK

    Technology Manager - Shell Global Solutions, 2 York Road, Waterloo, London SE1 7NA, UK

  • Dr Sebastian Echeverri Restrepo

    Sebastian Echeverri Restrepo

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    Dr Sebastian Echeverri Restrepo Visiting Researcher

    Research Interests

    Molecular dynamics simulations, lubricants, additives, bearings, hydrogen embrittlement

    Location

    Visiting Researcher - Imperial College London, SKF UTC456 City and Guilds Building, South Kensington Campus, London SW7 2AZ, UK

    Research ScientistSKF Research and Technology Development, Kelvinbaan 16, Nieuwegein, The Netherlands

  • Dr Chiara Gattinoni

    Chiara Gattinoni

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    Dr Chiara Gattinoni Visiting Researcher

    Research Interests

    Molecular dynamics simulations, density functional theory (DFT) calculations, organic friction modifiers (OFMs), corrosion inhibitors

    Location

    Visiting ResearcherImperial College London, 564 City and Guilds Building, South Kensington Campus, London SW7 2AZ, UK

    Research FellowETH Zürich, Department of Materials, 8093 Zurich, Switzerland

  • Dr Hongyu Gao (Larry)

    Hongyu Gao

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    Dr Hongyu Gao (Larry) Visiting Researcher

    Research Interests

    Molecular dynamics, graphene, nanoparticles, diamond-like-carbon (DLC), force-field development

    Location

    Visiting ResearcherImperial College London, SKF UTC564 City and Guilds Building, South Kensington Campus, London SW7 2AZ, UK

    Research Fellow - Universitat des Saarlandes, Department ofMaterials Science and Engineering, 66123 Saarbrucken, Germany

  • Dr Michele Scaraggi

    Michele Scaraggi

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    Dr Michele Scaraggi Visiting Researcher

    Research Interests

    Hydrogels, polymer brushes, adhesion, soft contacts, rough contacts

    Location

    Visiting Researcher - Imperial College London, 564 City and Guilds Building, South Kensington Campus, London SW7 2AZ, UK

    Assistant Professor - Università del Salento, Lecce, Italy