7th International Conference on Tribology in Manufacturing Processes

February 28 to March 2, 2016

Phuket, Thailand


International Conference on Tribology in Manufacturing (ICTMP) was established by the International Research Group of Tribology in Manufacturing (IRGTM). IRGTM is an association of multinational researchers in the field of production engineering. IRTGM represents academic and scientific interests in terms of a global network of tribologists. The mission of IRGTM is to present the latest developments of Tribological aspects in manufacturing process. IRGTM has been able to promote international collaborations through active partnerships with different organizations. IRGRM has held the ICTMP conference and been deeply involved with various international tribology conferences around the world. Below is the brief history of ICTMP.

  • 1997 - 1st ICTMP in Gifu, Japan
  • 2004 - 2nd ICTMP in Nyborg, Denmark
  • 2007 - 3rd ICTMP in Yogohama, Japan
  • 2010 - 4th ICTMP in Nice, France
  • 2011 - 1st Summer School in Darmstadt, Germany
  • 2012 – 5th ICTMP in Notre Dame, USA
  • 2014 - 6th ICTMP in Darmstadt, Germany
  • 2016 - 7th ICTMP in Phuket, Thailand

President of IRGTM

Prof. Kuniaki Dohda

Northwestern University (NU)