MoS2 Lubricants Enabling the New Space Economy

Dr Ashlie Martini will discuss molybdenum disulphide as a sold lubricant for space applications, from the fundamentals of lubricating with solids to the current research challenges associated with this exciting material.

About The Speakers

Ashlie Martini is Professor and Chair of the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of California Merced. She has been working in the field of tribology for the past 20 years with research reported in over 200 published papers. She also recently published a textbook titled “Introduction to Tribology for Engineers”. Her contributions to research, as well as teaching and service to the profession, have been recognized by multiple prestigious awards.