University of Leeds, UK

leedsAnne Neville

Prof. Anne Neville is the Head of the Institute of Functional Surfaces at the University of Leeds. She holds the prestigious Royal Academy of Engineering Chair in Emerging Technologies. She has published more than 400 research papers and has supervised 74 PhD students to completion. In 2016, her extensive contribution to the research field of tribology and corrosion is recognised with the IMechE’s James Clayton Prize and the Royal Society Leverhulme Medal.  She currently has a research group of 50 research students and PDRAs. She coordinated two Marie Curie ITN projects in tribochemistry (ENTICE) and tribocorrosion (FUTURE-BET). Prof. Neville has successful collaborations with industrial partners across the oil and gas, automotive and medical sectors.  She is the PI for the Leeds University/BG Postgraduate Training Partnership in the area of oilfield corrosion. 


Ardian Morina

Prof. Ardian Morina holds a chair in Engineering Tribology and is a Fellow of Higher Education Academy.  He is currently the Director of Research and Innovation in the School of Mechanical Engineering, University of Leeds.  His research is focused in the interdisciplinary research fields of tribology and surface engineering and has been published in two book chapters and in more than 100 research papers as well as it has been presented in numerous national and international conferences.  Prof. Morina is involved in teaching and training in all three levels: undergraduate students by teaching Solid Mechanics to 1st year students, master students by teaching Lubrication and Lubricants module and supervising UG student projects and supervising PhD students.  He is module leader of two modules and sits in the School of Mechanical Engineering’s Taught Student Education Committee.


Tomasz Liskiewicz

Dr. Tomasz Liskiewicz is an Associate Professor at the School of Mechanical Engineering, University of Leeds.  His main expertise is in surface engineering.  He is studying, teaching and communicating engineered surfaces. His main research interest is in manipulating surface properties of materials for best performance in challenging technological environments.  Current research projects include DLC coatings for flow control devices in oil & gas industry, surface engineered surfaces for automotive electrical connectors, nano-mechanical testing of PVD coatings. Dr. Liskiewicz is the module leader of two modules (Introduction to Tribology, master level and Surface Engineering, master level) and is involved in teaching Fluid Mechanics module to 2nd year UG students.  He is also supervising PhD students.