Group Leader of Surface Engineering & Tribology; Distinguished R&D Staff
Dr. Jun Qu currently is the Group Leader of Surface Engineering & Tribology and a Distinguished R&D Staff in the Materials Science and Technology Division at Oak Ridge National Laboratory. His research interests include: advanced lubrication, surface engineering, materials tribology, nanostructured materials, and manufacturing. He has developed 2 ASTM standards, published 3 book chapters and 120+ peer-reviewed journal papers, and filed 17 U.S. patent petitions (9 granted so far). Dr. Qu’s publications have received 6600+ citations (h index 44) and was among the top 100,000 of the most-cited scientists across all fields and top 1% in the field of Mechanical Engineering & Transports in 2019 according to the standardized citation metric author database. Dr. Qu has received multiple national awards including 2020 UT-Battelle Distinguished Researcher Award, 2014 DOE Vehicle Technologies Office R&D Award, and three R&D 100 Awards or Finalists. He is a Fellow of the Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers (STLE) and serves in the Board of Directors for Wear of Materials.