Rare live interview with Professor Ali Erdemir. In this wide-ranging conversation, Professor Tomasz Liskiewicz, founder and director at Surface Ventures, will ask Ali, for example:
- What was your favourite subject in school?
- Your most cited paper is “Global energy consumption due to friction in passenger cars”, what makes this paper so impactful?
• What advice would you give to your 18-year-old self?
About the speakers
Ali Erdemir is a renowned scholar whose leadership and scientific discoveries have had major impacts on tribology, surface engineering, materials science and mechanical engineering fields. Erdemir’s current research focuses on bridging scientific principles with engineering innovations towards the development of new materials, coatings, and lubricants for a broad range of cross-cutting applications in manufacturing, transportation and other energy conversion and utilization systems.