NanoSikkim II
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Insuk Yu
Nic Spencer
Tanja Drobek
Sarmistha Das
Mircea Pascovici
Irwin Singer

The focus areas of this second Nanotribology meeting in Sikkim were Friction and Biotribology. The workshop consisted of invited and submitted lectures and poster presentations, with extensive opportunities for discussion.

As with other meetings in the INF Bali-Sikkim Nanotribology Series, young researchers, especially from developing countries, were particularly encouraged to attend.

Topics for NanoSikkim II
Fundamentals of Friction
Interfacial Physics and Chemistry of Friction
Friction: Simulation and Theory
Novel Experiments in Friction
Biomimetic Lubrication

Invited Speakers

Ando, Yasuhisa 
National Institute of Advanced Industrial
Science and Technology, Japan

  Bain ,Colin
University of Oxford, UK
Bobji, M. S. 
Indian Institute of Science, India 
Carnegie Mellon University, USA  
Granick , Steve 
University of Illinois, USA
  Grunze, Michael 
UniversitŠt Heidelberg, Germany
Heuberger, Manfred 
UniversitŠt Heidelberg, Germany
  Kato, Koji 
Tohoku University, Japan
Krim, Jacqueline
North Carolina State University, USA
Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
Imperial College of Science & Technology, UK
Persson, Bo 
Institut fźr Festkšrperforschung, Deutschland
Pethica, John 
University of Dublin, Ireland
Ralston, John 
University of South Australia, Australia
Centerpulse Orthopedics Ltd.,  Switzerland
The Johns Hopkins University, USA
Naval Research Laboratory, USA
Northeastern University, USA
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Switzerland
Spikes, Hugh  
Imperial College of Science & Technology, UK
Tung, Simon
General Motors R&D Center, USA


Our Sponsors

All India Council For Technical Education, INDIA   Board of Research in Nuclear Sciences, India
Council of Scientific &  Industrial Research, India   CSM Instruments
Defence Research and Development Organisation, India   DUCOM, India
General Motors, US   Proctor and Gamble, US

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