Human Tribology

Biomedical Devices And Healthcare

Our bodies experience some of the most advanced tribological processes of all. Walking, washing and waxing all depend on aspects of friction, lubrication and wear.

                            

Our research aims to model these complex processes and has applications for industry, medicine, workplace safety and household cleaning to name a few. It has also resolved questions of a more curious nature: just how slippery is a banana skin?