Professor Peter Jost - "Tribology and Productivity" (postponed)Event
- 8 June 2016
- Highfield Campus (Building and room number to be confirmed)
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On the 50th Anniversary of the publication of the ground breaking “Lubrication (Tribology) Education and Research” report, commonly referred to as the “Jost Report”. The University of Southampton is delighted to host a Distinguished Lecture given by Professor Peter Jost, CBE who will be presenting his lecture "Tribology and Productivity".
About the speaker
Professor Jost, generally regarded as Founding Father of Tribology, was trained as an engineer and became Director & Chairman of industrial and technology Public and Private companies. He is now Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Michael John Trust and, inter alia, President of the International Tribology Council and a Life Member of Council of the Parliamentary & Scientific Committee at Westminster.
In addition to his appointment as a Commander of the British Empire, he has also received state honours from the Heads of State of France, Germany, Poland and Austria. In 2011 the Order of the Rising Sun was conferred upon him by the Emperor of Japan. He holds two honorary professorships and eleven honorary doctorates including, in January 2000, the first Millenium honorary science doctorate. He has received professional awards and honours in 15 countries.
He is an Honorary Fellow of the Institution of Engineering and Technology, the Institution of Mechanical Engineers and of the Institute of Materials.