Plenary Speakers

Ali Erdemir


2016/11/24 12:08:09
Lecture Title:
Advances in Tribological Coatings for More Efficient and Green Transportation Technologies
Dr. ALI ERDEMIR is a Distinguished Fellow of Argonne National Laboratory and the current President of the Society of Tribologist and Lubrication Engineers (STLE). He received his B.S. degree from Istanbul Technical University in 1977 and M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Materials Science and Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology in 1982 and 1986, respectively. In recognition of his pioneering research, Dr. Erdemir has received numerous coveted awards and honors, including the University of Chicago’s Medal of Distinguished Performance, six R&D 100 Awards, Mayo D. Hersey Award of ASME, two Al Sonntag Awards and an Edmond E. Bisson Award from STLE. He is a Fellow of ASME, STLE, AVS, and ASM-International, authored/co-authored more than 300 research articles (240 of which are peer-reviewed) and 18 book/handbook chapters, edited three books, presented more than 160 invited/keynote/plenary talks, and holds 17 U.S. patents. His current research is directed toward nano-scale design and large-scale manufacturing of new materials, coatings, and lubricants for a broad range of applications in transportation, manufacturing, and other energy conversion and utilization systems.
Important Dates
Deadline for abstract submission
November 30, 2016
December 31, 2016

Notification of acceptance
February 15, 2017

Deadline for final extended abstract submission
May 20, 2017
June 20, 2017
July 20, 2017

Deadline for early registration
April 30, 2017
May 17, 2017