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Lead researcher

Professor Timothy Leighton FRS FREng FMedSci ScD

Prof of Ultrason And Underwat Acoustics

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Other researchers

Professor Robert Eason


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Professor Robert Wood

Associate Dean Research

Research interests

  • Professor Robert Wood has research interests that span the application of lubrication, wear and friction science to current and next generation critical machine components such as bearings, transmissions, turbines, pumps, renewable energy systems and electrification of transportation. His research projects look at detecting wear, corrosion, friction and lubrication using these measurements to improve condition monitoring of machines including EVs and aeroengine fan blades and to optimise surface engineering for extended service life, energy efficiency and to drive tribology based digital twins and machine learning development.

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Professor Robert Read

Chair of Infectious Diseases

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Professor Charles Keevil

Professor In Environmental Health Care

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Professor Emma Roe

Professor of More-Than-Human Geographies

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Professor Jeremy Frey

Professor of Physical Chemistry

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Collaborating research institutes, centres and groups

Research outputs

A.O. Maksimov,
& T.G. Leighton
, 2018 , Journal of the Acoustical Society of America , 143 (1) , 296--305
Type: article
M. Salta,
L. R. Goodes,
B.J. Maas,
S.P. Dennington,
& T.G. Leighton
, 2016 , Surface Topography: Metrology and Properties , 4 (3) , 1--10
Type: article
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