The Economic and Environmental Importance of Mixed/Boundary Lubrication

In this live event, Dr Ian Taylor, of the University of Central Lancashire (UCLAN) will introduce the topic of mixed/boundary lubrication, explain why it is important, and how it can be estimated, and discuss estimates of the costs and CO2 emissions associated with mixed/boundary lubrication.

About The Speakers

After a degree in Physics and a PhD in Applied Physics and Electronics, Ian worked for Plessey Research from 1988-1991 and joined Shell in 1991. He was Global Technology Manager for the Lubrication Science team from 2006-2012, focused on energy efficient lubricants, and also managed Shell’s University research links in tribology. Ian has been a Visiting Professor at the UCLan since 2020 and is a Fellow of the IOP and of the STLE. He received the Tribology Silver Medal from the IMechE in 2020.