Dr. Michel Fillon received his Ph.D degree in Mechanical Engineering in 1985 and his “Habilitation à Diriger les Recherches” in 1995 from University of Poitiers, France. He is a CNRS Director of Research at the Pprime Institute. From 2002 to 2010, he has been Manager of the “Lubricated Contact Mechanics” team and then, Director of Department “Mécanique des Solides” of the Pprime Institute in 2010 & 2011. His current research interests are both experimental and theoretical investigations of hydrodynamic journal and thrust bearings. He is a Fellow of ASME and of STLE. From 2006 to 2008, he was the Chair of Research Committee of ASME Tribology Division. He is a member of Board of Directors of STLE since 2016. He is also currently co-Editor-in-Chief of “Tribology International”, Associate Editor-in-Chief of “Mechanics & Industry” (EDPSciences), Associate Editor of “Lubricants” and Editorial member of several other journals. He has been an Associate Editor of ASME Journal of Tribology from 2003 to 2009. He is organizing the EDF/Pprime Workshop on Bearings since 2002. He is also the AMPC Chair of 73rd STLE Annual Meeting, May 20-24, 2018, Minneapolis, USA.2
Influence of surface texturing and type of material on hydrodynamic sliding bearing performance.