People

varenberg

Michael Varenberg, Ph.D.
Principal investigator
Faculty profile

Milosz Rajchel
M.S. student
Dynamics of
rolling friction in
soft-rigid interface

Former students

qi

Ye Qi, Ph.D.
Shot-peening-based
mechanochemical surface
modification for friction
and wear reduction
in cutting tools

kim

Jaekang Kim, Ph.D.
Wall-shaped hierarchical
microstructure
for gecko-like
attachment

wu

Yingdan Wu, Ph.D.
Schallamach waves and
friction-induced
self-oscillations
in a prototypical
belt drive system

Alexander Yakhnis, M.S.
@ Technion-IIT
Mechano-chemical
modification of
friction surfaces
using shot peening

Evgeny Guller, M.S.
@ Technion-IIT
Tribology of
rolling friction
transmission

Alexey Tsipenyuk, M.S.
@ Technion-IIT
Tribology of
biomimetic
surface
microstructures

Liron Ilberg, M.S.
@ Technion-IIT
The effect of structure and
hydrogen bonding of amor-
phous carbon films on their
tribological properties

Boris Murarash, M.S.
@ Technion-IIT
Tribology of
contact surface patterns
evolved in
biological microsystems

Michael Deatrick, B.S. project: Mechano-chemical surface modification for reduction of friction losses
Harnjoo Kim, B.S. project: Quantification of lubricity
Carlos Espina, B.S. project: Building a 3-axes moving stage
George Smirnov, B.S. project: Building a fretting tribometer
York Huang, B.S. project: Building a tribometer for in-situ SEM of microstructured contacts
Stephen Woolfitt, B.S. project: Building a one-pass slide tribometer
Jeffrey McMichael, B.S. project: Building a pin-on-disc tribometer
Himanshu Dedge, B.S. project: Building a pin-on-disk tribometer