Lithuanian Scientific Society Department

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The Lithuanian Scientific Society Department (LSSD) "Tribologija" (Tribology) is nongovernmental non-profit organisation joining Lithuanian scientists who are working in the field of tribology. Main tribological research in Lithuania occur in universities (Vytautas Magnus University (VDU, see - Tribology laboratory), Kaunas Technological University (KTU), Vilnius University (VU)) and governmental research institutes (Institutes of Lithuanian Academy of Science for Physics (IPh), for Chemistry (ICh), for Energetics (IE)). LSSD "Tribologija" was founded by joining Lithuanian scientists into the only society in such field. The establishing conference was held at 27 04 1995, electing the organisation board and its chairman - prof. dr. Juozas Padgurskas from VDU.

Scientist who are members of LSSD "Tribologija" are working in the following research areas:

Main tribological research projects and foreign cooperation of Lithuanian scientists are:

LSSD "Tribologija", as an independent and legal person, has already prepared contracts with governmental organisations and private enterprises for carrying out of tribological research.

LSSD "Tribologija", as an organisation, which represent Lithuanian scientists who are working in the field of tribology, is accepted as the member of the International Tribology Council.

The scientists of LSSD "Tribologija" are prepared Horizon 2020 RISE project GreenTribo.

Address and contacts:

Prof. Dr. Juozas Padgurskas
Institute of Power and Transport Machinery Engineering
Vytautas Magnus University
Studentu 15, Akademija
LT-53361 Kauno r.
Phone: (370) 37 752263, 788149;

The Lithuanian Scientific Society Department „Tribologija" together with  Vytautas Magnus University and International Tribology Council organised international tribological conferences  BALTTRIB' 99, BALTTRIB' 2005,  BALTTRIB' 2007, BALTTRIB' 2009, BALTTRIB' 2011, BALTTRIB' 2013, BALTTRIB' 2015, BALTTRIB' 2017, BALTTRIB' 2019

BALTTRIB conferences usually take place in November each two years in Vytautas Magnus University, Akademija, Kaunas, Lithuania.

See information for next BALTTRIB‘2019 conference

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