University of Leeds, UK

University of Leeds is among the top 100 universities in the world with international reputation in research and teaching.

School of Mechanical Engineering in the University of Leeds has an international reputation for teaching and research and have consistently achieved the highest possible rating in the UK government Research Assessment Exercise. With its 70 academic and research staff and over 700 students the School is a major player in the field of mechanical engineering. Tribology research in Leeds is the main activity of two institutes (Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering and Institute of Engineering Thermofluids, Surfaces and Interfaces) which together host over 100 academic post-doctoral and post-graduate researchers and staff working in a variety of research areas of Tribology. Leeds is also host of the first Tribology postgraduate course in the world which started around 35 years ago and is now re-started showing the commitment of Leeds to Tribology training.

Representative: Prof. Ardian Morina