Purdue University

Purdue University

Mechanical Engineering
Tribology Laboratory

Farshid Sadeghi



Cummins Distinguished Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Ph.D. North Carolina State University, ’85
M.S. University of Tennessee, ’81
B.S. University of Tennessee, ’79

Office Address:
585 Purdue Mall West Lafayette, IN 47907-2088

Phone: +1 765 49-45719
email: sadeghi@purdue.edu




Research Interests

  • Contact mechanics
  • Stresses, fatigue and friction of rolling/sliding
  • Micro-mechanics of boundary and mixed lubrication regimes
  • Spall initiation and propagation
  • Surface science and damage
  • Dynamics of ball and rolling element bearings and rotating systems
  • Friction induced vibration and squeal in dry contacts
  • Friction and wear of dry and lubricated contacts
  • Virtual tribology
  • Dry and lubricated fretting wear
  • MEMS for in-situ monitoring of tribological contacts
  • Discrete element modeling
  • Design

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