Dr Farnaz Motamen Salehi

Profile

I am currently working at the Institute of Functional Surfaces (iFS) at the school of Mechanical Engineering. I am active in the areas of tribology, biotribology and biotribocorrosion. Alongside my research, I have conducted a number of industrial consultancy projects. My areas of research involve actively using a wide range of materials characterization and testing and analytical tools including: bench-type tribometers, hip simulators, AFM, FTIR, SEM/EDX, Raman Spectroscopy, ICP, etc. I am a Member of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (MIMechE) and a Member of the Society of Tribologist and Lubrication Engineers (STLE).

Research interests

  • Tribology
  • Tribochemistry
  • Tribocorrosion
  • Electrochemical wear
  • Corrosion
  • Oil contamination

Qualifications

  • PhD Mechanical Engineering (Tribology)
  • MSc Advanced Mechanical Engineering
  • BSc Physics

Professional memberships

  • Member of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (MIMechE)
  • Member of the Society of Tribologist and Lubrication Engineers (STLE).

Student education

Current lecturing duties at the School of Mechanical Engineering, University of Leeds:

  • Mechanics for Mechatronics and Robotics MECH1310

Previous lecturing duties at the School of Mechanical Engineering, University of Leeds:

  • Introdcution to Tribology MECH5570M
  • Surface Engineering MECH5410M

Publications:

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