This year the European COnference on TRIBology – ECOTRIB will be held, for the first time, in the wonderful city of Bari, Apulia region, Italy. ECOTRIB is organised on a biennial basis by the tribology societies of Austria, Italy, Slovenia and Switzerland. The conference aims at bringing together researchers at forefront of tribology research from Academia and Industry in Europe and world-wide, to present the latest insights in traditional and new areas of the tribology such as: (i) fundamentals of tribology, (ii) lubricants, (iii) industrial tribology and green applications, (iv) materials, coatings & thin films, (v) biotribology & biomimetics, (vi) modelling and simulation, (vii) interfacial phenomena, adhesion, wetting, (viii) wear, friction, and corrosion, (ix) contact mechanics, (x) machine learning in tribology.
The city of Bari, with a seafront of more than 10km (the longest in Italy), extends itself along the Adriatic sea coast. It is known for the amazing historical centre, a city within the city, characterized by narrow alleys, courtyards, historical places, romanesque monuments, curches, bars and restaurants where everyone can taste the amazing local cuisine based on seafood and superb wine.
Welcome to BARI at ECOTRIB 2023!
On behalf of the Organising Committee
Prof. Giuseppe Carbone, Conference Chair