Leeds-Lyon Symposium on Tribology

Symposium details


Please note the change of venue from previous years. The 2020 symposium will be held at the University of Leeds, Leeds, UK. 

Symposium Programme: Draft programme available soon

Social Programme to be confirmed

Symposium Dinner, Tuesday 8 September

The Symposium dinner will be held at the Refectory at the University of Leeds on Tuesday 8 September approx 19:00 - 22:30. 

Keynote speakers

Dr Tabassamul Haque, ExxonMobil, USA – “Lubrication challenges and new opportunities in wind turbines”

Professor Roger Lewis, University of Sheffield, UK – “The Wheel/Rail Interface: Understanding and Controlling the Complex Tribology of an Open System”

Plenary speakers

Professor Mohamed El Mansori, ENSAM, France – “How to manufacture industrial tribo-surfaces at relevant scale?” 

Organising committee

Members from the School of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Leeds

  • Dr Erfan Abedi Esfahani
  • Dr Abdullah Azam
  • Dr Rob Beadling
  • Dr Greg de Boer
  • Dr Michael Bryant
  • Dr Richard Chittenden
  • Dr Abdel Dorgham
  • Dr Cayetano Espejo
  • Dr Ali Ghanbarzadeh
  • Dr Shahriar Kosarieh
  • Professor Ardian Morina
  • Dr Pourya Parsaeian
  • Dr Farnaz Motamen Salehi
  • Professor Anne Neville
  • Dr Siavash Soltanahmadi
  • Dr Mark Wilson
  • Dr Shusheng Xu
  • Dr Liuquan Yang

Organising team

If you have any questions regarding the symposium please contact:

Leeds-Lyon Symposium Secretariat
t: +44 (0)113 343 5746
e: leeds-lyon@leeds.ac.uk