• WTC 2022 Awards


    The nine finalists selected after the first round of the 3-minute thesis (3MT) contest will be invited to compete in the final round, in plenary session. Their performances will be video recorded for future uploading on the conference website.
    The best and the second best candidates will be selected by a high-level international jury. They will receive their awards during the closing session of the conference, along with financial prizes.

    The poster awards are sponsored by external partners and by the scientific organization of WTC 2022.
    They will reward a combination of excellent research, innovation, and presentation.
    For each poster theme, two prizes will be offered.

    How to apply for Poster Awards?
     To apply for the poster awards, poster presenters must not be over the age of 32 by the end of 2022.
     Instructions on how to apply will be announced later

    Poster Awards Ceremony
     The awards ceremony will take place during the closing session on Friday afternoon 15th July 2022.
     The ceremony will be videotaped - upon acceptance of the candidates - and the film will be made available to them.
  • Institution of Mechanical Engineers Award


    Tribology Gold Medal Award (Serial 451) is funded from The Tribology Trust Fund and selected by the Tribology Trust Awards Committee, administered by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers.
    The Tribology Gold Medal is awarded each year for some outstanding and supreme achievement in the field of tribology.
    It is considered the world’s premier award in tribology. Accordingly, the Committee collaborates with the International Tribology Council (ITC) Executive to ensure that all candidates have references and strong support from at least five eminent tribologists from different countries before their application is considered. Either the nominator or the seconder must be a member of the ITC Executive or a past Gold Medal award winner.

    The recipients of the Tribology Gold Medal 2020 and 2021, will receive their award during WTC 2022 Tribology Award Ceremony - Thursday 14th July 2022.
    2020 - Prof. Bharat Bhushan
    United States
    2019 - Prof. Jean-Michel Martin

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  • ITC Award

    The Peter Jost Tribology Award, organized by the International Tribology Council (ITC), is intended to recognize “mid-career” tribologists who show great potential and have already demonstrated exceptional research accomplishment or technological innovation in the field of tribology. This award has been established to honor late Prof. H. Peter Jost whose tireless effort, dedication, and support were responsible for promoting a worldwide appreciation and expansion of tribology. Professor Jost was the founding father of modern-day tribology and the International Tribology Council, which is an umbrella organization for the world tribology community.
    The recipient of the Peter Jost Tribology Award 2021, will receive his award during WTC 2022 Tribology Award Ceremony - Thursday 14th July 2022.
    Prof. Daniele Dini
    Imperial College, London, United Kingdom
    "Interfacing Science through the Science of Interfaces: the Evergreen Attractiveness of Tribology"  
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