Events

January 22, 2020 Brunch Meeting

7:30 am – 8:00 am – Registration & Continental Breakfast
8:00 am – 11:30 am – Presentations

State of STLE & Calcium Sulfonate Grease for Transportation Industry
Dr. Michael Duncan, STLE President

Bearing Failures and How to Avoid Them
Dean Thayer, NSK

Tribological Behavior of Heat Treated Steels with and without Shot Peening
Xue Han, Oakland University

11:30 am – 12:00 pm – Lunch and Networking

Venue (NEW):
The Engineering Society of Detroit
20700 Civic Center Drive, Suite 450
Southfield, MI 48076

Registration Fee
Students —-    $10                  STLE Members —-   $25
Retirees —-     $20                  Non- Members —–  $40

Registration Contact – Prof Beth Zou, qzou@oakland.edu, Phone: 248-370-2271

Registration Deadline – January 17, 2020

January 2019 Brunch Meeting

STLE – Detroit – BRUNCH! Meeting
Low Friction Coatings/Tribo Test/Engine Oil Analysis
Three Speakers! – Weds 01/30/19
7:30AM-11:30AM in Livonia, MI

Topic and Speaker/Company
Development and characterization of a low friction thermally sprayed bore coating Hamed Ghaednia, Ph.D., Research Scientist, Ford Powertrain Research and Advanced Engineering

IOM Database: A Single Source for Multi-faceted Engine Oil Analysis
John Bucci, VP, Tech. Dev.
Norm Kanar, Mgr, Mktng & Sales, Savant Group

Tribological tests in the Automotive Industry
Khorameh (Kora) Farokhzadeh, Ph.D., Bruker, Product/Applications Engineer

Location
Green Glass Building- Livonia, 17199 N. Laurel Park Drive, Livonia, MI 48152 –
Lower Level Conference Center

Registration
qzou@oakland.edu-248-370-2271

Schedule
7:30am – 8:00am – Registration
8:00am – 11:00 am – Presentations
11:00am – 11:30 am – Lab Tour
11:30 am – Lunch (Take it ToGo as well!)

Students – $10
Retirees – $20
STLE Members – $25
Non- Members – $40

Checks, Cash and Charge Cards accepted

Make Your Reservations by Monday- 01/21/19

December 3, 2018 lunch meeting 

Location: Meriwether’s,

25485 Telegraph Rd. • Southfield, MI 48033

Presentation Title – STLE Current Status and Initiatives

Speaker – Ed Salek, Executive Director

Registration – 11:00 AM

Lunch – 11:30 AM

Presentation – 12 Noon

Board Meeting – 12:45 PM

Adjourn – 1:15 PM

Cost – Members pay for their own lunch, However, we are offering FREE LUNCH to FIRST 10 Members confirming their attendance to encourage participation.

Reservation – Please confirm attendance by sending Email or CAll

  • Beth Zou, Ph D. qzou@oakland.edu
  • 248-370-2271
  • by November 15th, 2018

Brunch Meeting II, 2018

May 2, 2018 (Wed)

NEW Location: Oakland University, Engineering Center
(115 Library Dr., Rochester, MI 48309), Room: 275 EC

Topics – Speaker/Company


Tribology simulation in powertrain applications – Fanghui Shi, Ph.D, GM
Plane bearing materials and applications – Robert Adams, Ph.D., Serapid
Opportunities and challenges with PAG based engine oils – Arup Gangopadhyay, Ph.D., Ford Motor Company


7:30am – 8:00am – Registration/Continental Breakfast
8:00am – 11:30 am – Presentations
11:30 am – 12:30 pm-Lunch

Students – $10
Retirees – $20
STLE Members – $25
Non- Members – $30

Education Seminar 2017

Reservations – Send Email or Call – Beth Zou, Ph.D. qzou@oakland.edu 248-370-2271 by CoB April 24, 2018.

Alene Urda, CLS/ Ford Motor Company/ Dearborn, MI

Ultra high cycle fatigue                                     

Dr. Jason Carroll/ Eaton Corporation/ Southfield, MI

Charging ahead with new lubricants for hybrid and electric vehicles   

Kevin Streck/ Lubrizol/ Wickliffe, OH

Trends in ATF’s and other driveline fluids       

Mike Glasgow/ Afton Chemical/ Richmond, VA

Automotive applications of liquid nitriding treatments and DLC coatings         

Dr. Rajiv Ahuja/ Springfield, OH

Lubricants Used in Hydraulic  applications and Maintenance Practices

Thelma Marougy/ Thelma Consulting LLC

Bearing Basics                                                  

Scott Morehead/ NSK Corp.

 October 4, 2017 at Ford Research & Innovation Center

January 25th, 2017 Brunch Meeting

7:30am – 8:00am –   Registration/Continental Breakfast
8:00am – 11:30 am – Presentations
11:30 am           – —- Lunch
Friction and Wear Testing
Steve Shaffer, Ph.D./Bruker
Growth and Removal of Tribofilms
Steven Thrush and Allen Comfort/
U.S. Army Tank Automotive
Research Development and
Engineering Center (TARDEC)
Friction and Wear Testing for Engine Cylinder Components
Dr. Qian (Beth) Zou/Oakland University
7:30 am – EARLY START – Beat the TRAFFIC!
Laurel Park Mall Area- LIVONIA –
Across the street from the Phoenix movie theaters.
PowersCourt Building – Green Glass Building
17199 N. Laurel Park Dr – Livonia, MI 48152 Lower Level
7:30am – 8:00am – Registration/Continental Breakfast
8:00am – 11:30 am – Presentations
11:30 am – —- Lunch
Students – $10
Retirees – $20
STLE Members – $25
Non- Members – $30
Make Your Reservations
Send Email or Call – Beth Zou, Ph.D.
qzou@oakland.edu
248-370-2271

Map to Powers Court Building, Livonia

Registration Fee
STLE Member $25.00 USD
Non Member $30.00 USD
Retired $20.00 USD
Student $10.00 USD