Distinguished R&D Staff Scientist
Dr. Jun Qu currently is a Distinguished R&D Staff Scientist in the Materials Science and Technology Division at Oak Ridge National Laboratory. He earned his Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from North Carolina State University in 2002. Dr. Qu’s research interests include: advanced lubrication for energy efficiency, surface engineering for wear and corrosion protection, nanostructured energy materials, nuclear tribology, and advanced manufacturing. He has published 3 book chapters and 70+ peer-reviewed journal papers, and owns 5 U.S. patents. Dr. Qu received a R&D 100 Award (team lead) in 2014, DOE Vehicle Technologies Office R&D Award in 2014, and SME Outstanding Young Manufacturing Engineer Award in 2009. He currently serves as a committee member for the U.S. DOE Lubricant Working Group, steering committee member for Wear of Materials, an Associate editor for Frontiers in Mechanical Engineering.