Education Seminar 2016

Thank you for your time for 2016 Seminar ! 

The objective of this seminar is to educate those individuals who would need to become familiar with Tribology and Lubrication. Knowlege of this topic will be necessary for those individuals who will be working in the field of design and development of Lubrication Systems.

STLE Detroit Section – Full Day Education Seminar
Wednesday October 5th, 2016
7:30am – 2:40 pm

Ford Research and Innovation Center
2101 Village Road
Dearborn, Michigan 48121

Mechanical Friction Reduction Trends In Engines
Arup Gangopadhyay, Ford Motor Company

Next Generation Gasoline and Diesel Engine oil Specifications – An Update
Ron Romano, Ford Motor Company

Silicone and Dry Film Lubricants
Yifeng Liao, Dow Corning

How to Analyze Used Engine/Trans/Driveline Oils
Weston Griffis, Trico

Synthetic Fluids (Overview & Applications)
Robert Gresham, STLE International

Wet Clutch System Friction Material and Oil Interactions
Bulent Chavdar, Eaton Corporation

Course Fee: Includes all course materials, continental breakfast, refreshments and lunch

Member: $125.00,


Non-member w/membership:$250,

Full time student:$50.00

For Information

Arup Gangopadhyay
Alene B. Urda, C.L.S.

For Registration



Map to Ford Research & Innovation center

Who Should Attend

Manufactures, OEMs, as well as oil companies continued to merge and consolidate. With these moves, many people are taking on new and more challenging responsibilities. This is an opportunity for those involved in Lubrication, Design Engineering, etc. to become familiar with the baiscs that are addressed on a daily basis. All persons who work with Lubrication Systmes should attend this program: Chemists, Sales Personnel, Production Supervisors, Maintenance Personnel, Lubrication Engineers, Technical Service Reps, Process & Design Engineers, Component and System Design Engineers, etc.