Bharat Bhushan Ph.D.
Dr. Bharat Bhushan is an Ohio Eminent Scholar and The Howard D. Winbigler Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, a Graduate Research Faculty Advisor in the Department of Materials Science & Engineering, and the Director of the Nanotribology Laboratory for Information Storage & MEMS/NEMS (NLIM) at the Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio.
Dr. Bhushan research interests are in nanotribology and nanomechanics and their applications to nano-magnetic storage devices (MEMS/NEMS and Nanotechnology). He is an internationally recognized expert of tribology on the macro- to nanoscales, and is one of the most prolific authors in the field. He is considered by some a pioneer of the tribology and mechanics of magnetic storage devices and a leading researcher in the fields of nanotribology and nanomechanics using scanning probe microscopy and applications to micro/nanotechnology.
EducationB.E. 1970, Birla Institute of Technology and Science, India; MS 1971, Massachusetts Institute of Techology, Cambridge; MS 1973, University of Colorado, Boulder; PhD 1976, University of Colorado, Boulder
Dr. Bhushan holds two M.S., a Ph.D. in mechanical engineering/mechanics, an MBA, and three semi-honorary and honorary doctorates. He received his Doctor Honouris Causa from Metal-Polymer Research Institute of National Acad. of Sci.,
Handbook of Micro & Nanotribology; – This volume from CRC Press covers the range of relevant topics, including characterization of solid surfaces, measurement techniques and applications, and theoretical modeling of interfaces. Two parts divide this handbook: Part I covers basic studies, and Part II addresses design, construction, and applications to magnetic storage devices and MEMS
Dr. Bhushan has authored 5 technical books, more than 50 handbook chapters, more than 550 technical papers in referred journals, and more than 60 technical reports, edited more than 25 books, and holds 16
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