Call for Papers - Special Issue on Surface Texturing for Improving Tribological Properties

Tribology Online now welcomes papers to be published in "Special Issue on Surface Texturing for Improving Tribological Properties".

This special issue is intended to cover broad aspects of surface texturing technologies for improving tribological properties, from fundamental lubrication mechanisms to applications, including theoretical analysis, surface design, surface processing, surface modification and evaluation methods. With this special issue, the journal aims to show current trends and future prospects in this field.

Guest Editors:
Prof. Shinya Sasaki (Tokyo University of Science)
Prof. Koshi Adachi (Tohoku University)

The deadline of submission is December 31, 2022.
The target publication date of the special issue is June 30, 2023.

Authors should submit their manuscripts to the journal via Editorial Manager® at When you submit your manuscript to the special issue, please select “Special Issue on Surface Texturing” at "Section/Category" in "General Information" and indicate in "Comments" that the manuscript is for the Special Issue on Surface Texturing.

For more information, please see the Information for Contributors and the Authors’ Guide for Manuscript Preparation. All the types of contribution (Article, Short Communication, Technical Report and Review) may be submitted. The papers will be peer reviewed in the same way as other submissions.