Giuseppe Carbone is currently an Associate Professor of applied mechanics at Politecnico di Bari, Bari, Italy. He received the Mechanical Engineering Degree (summa cum laude) in February 1998. In February 2002, he received the Ph.D. degree from Politecnico di Bari, Italy. Carbone's scientific interest covers microtribology, biomimetics, contact mechanics, crack propagation, friction, adhesion, superhydrophobicity, and continuously variable transmissions. He has consolidated collaborations at, for example, the Juelich Research Center, Germany, the Imperial College London, UK, the Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands, the Christian-Albrechts-Universität, Kiel, Germany, and at the Italian Institute of Technology, Italy. He is a Member of the workgroup on nanotechnology of the Interpolytechnic School of Doctorate, which involves the three Italian Polytechnic Universities: Politecnico di Torino, Politecnico di Milano, and Politecnico di Bari. Carbone is Coeditor in Chief of The Open Mechanics Journal and Bentham Science Publishers Ltd., and he regularly acts as a referee of more than 35 ISI international journals. He is also regularly invited as a key-note speaker and acts as an associate editor or as a member of the scientific board of important international conferences. In 2010, Carbone founded the Tribology Lab in which he is serving as the Scientific Coordinator.
Biography Updated on 27 June 2013