Plenary Talk

Alfons Fischer, Max Planck Institute fur Eisenforschung, Germany
Talk topic: to be announced

Keynote Talks

Keynote speakers include:

Nazanin EmamiLulea University, Sweden
Talk topic: Development of a new generation of wear-resistant joint implant materials

Rosa M. Espinosa-Marzal, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
Talk topic: on cartilage boundary lubrication

Anna Igual-MunozÉcole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EFPL), Switzerland and Technical University of Valencia (UPV), Spain
Talk topic: The key role of electrochemistry in the wear of implants

Gustavo S. Luengo

Gustavo S. Luengo

L’Oréal Recherche and Innovation, France

Talk topic: Surface conditioning of adsorbed thin films in cosmetics

Gustavo S. Luengo received his Ph.D. from the Physical Chemistry Department at the Complutense University, Madrid (SPAIN) in 1993, His industrial experience started as a lubricant researcher at REPSOL Oil Co. (Spain) followed by a postdoctoral academic position at the Department of Chemical Enginnering, University of California, Santa Barbara (USA) with Professor Jacob Israelachvili on Surfaces and Tribology Science.

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Matthias Scherge

Matthias Scherge

Fraunhofer Institute for Mechanics of Materials, Germany

Talk topic: On the complex interaction of gait analysis and the gliding performance in skiing

Matthias Scherge studied Physics and the Technology of Electronic Components at the TU Ilmenau and the TU Bratislava. In 1992 he wrote his doctoral thesis on “The Transportation of Materials in VLSI Technology Conduction Stripes” at the TU Ilmenau.

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Martin StoddartAO Research Institute Davos (ARI), Switzerland
Talk topic: The effect of multiaxial load on cartilaginous constructs

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