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NSF IGERT 2013 Video & Poster Competition
NSF IGERT 2012 Video & Poster Competition

Project Profile

On A Virtual Tribology System: Future Engineers and Future Powertrain Virtualization Technology

Northwestern University


This IGERT award supports the establishment of a multidisciplinary graduate training program of education and research in the development of a virtual tribology system for future powertrains, which are the power-delivery systems of automobiles and aircraft. The current development of a powertrain tribological system is time-consuming, requiring integration… more »


Project members' contributions to the library and showcase are listed here.
Title Category Type Posted At
Novel mixed lubrication model developed Showcase Achievement 03/24/10
Collaboration with international visiting students Showcase Achievement 03/24/10
IGERT trainees receive awards Showcase Achievement 03/24/10
IGERT encourages high quality student research Showcase Achievement 03/24/10
Continuous participation in teaching Showcase Achievement 03/24/10
NSF Summer Institute on Nano Mechanics and Materials Showcase Achievement 03/24/10
Micro-scale surface depressions reduce friction Showcase Achievement 03/24/10
New texturing method developed Showcase Achievement 03/24/10
Three-Dimensional Plasto-elastohydrodynamic Lubrication (PEHL) Model for Mixed Lubrication Showcase Highlight 11/19/09
Micro-Scale Surface Texturing for Friction Reduction Leading to Improved Energy Efficiency Library Poster 06/09/09