University of Ljubljana, Slovenia

University of Ljubljana (est.1919), largest university in Slovenia, is one of the top 500 universities (Shanghai rank).

It has 50.000 students, taking over 300 under- and postrgraduate study programmes, structured in accordance with the Bologna Declaration. It employs 6.000 teachers, researchers, assistants and other staff in 23 faculties and 3 art academies. The key TRIBOS activities will be carried at Faculty of Mechanical Engineering in Laboratory for tribology and interface nanotechnology (TINT). With about 20 members, TINT is recognized for research in the fields of surface and interface nanotechnology, boundary lubrication, functional surfaces and contact engineering, friction and wear mechanisms at micro and nano scale, focusing primarily on tribological systems with advanced materials. With activities in green lubrication technologies, TINT provides a comprehensive and effective sustainable treatment of the most demanding tribological problems in various engineering systems.

Representative and programme coordinator: Prof. Mitjan Kalin