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Room: Horstring N-102
Email: m.a.mekicha@utwente.nl
Telephone: +31 (0)53 4892795

Education

PhD in Mechanical Engineering, Surface Technology and Tribology (Started April 2016)
Joint European Master in Tribology of Surfaces and Interfaces (M. Sc.)
University of Leeds, UK (Sep. 2013 – Jan. 2014)
University of Ljubljana, Slovenia (Feb. 2014 – Jun. 2014)
University of Coimbra, Portugal (Sep. 2014 – July. 2015)

B.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering
Bahir Dar University, Ethiopia (Sep.2007-Jul.2012)

Name of Research Project
Predicting surface quality by multi scale wear: Modelling the contacts and characteristics of (cold) rolling interfaces

Research interests:

  • Metal forming (Cold rolling) tribology
  • Contact modelling
  • Friction modelling
  • Wear modelling
  • Surface characterization