Ali Erdemir is a Distinguished Fellow and Senior Scientist at Argonne National Laboratory, USA. His discoveries of nearly frictionless carbon and superhard nanocomposite coatings, as well as a range of novel nanolubricants and lubrication additives, have been hailed as major breakthroughs in the field.
In addition to receiving numerous awards for his work, he holds 15 U.S. patents and has published more than 300 papers, 18 invited chapters, and 3 edited books, with his publications generating over 10,000 citations to date.
Jean-Michel Martin is Professor Emeritus with the Chemistry department at the Ecole Centrale de Lyon, France. Prof Martin has over 35 years’ experience in fundamental and applied tribology, with specializations in surface chemistry, tribochemistry and chemical nano-analysis. He has published 14 patents and over 340 papers.