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Бородич Федор Михайлович The University: Cardiff University

Country: United Kingdom

City: Cardiff

Department: School of Engineering

Academic Position: Professor

Winner of open international NUST «MISiS»  grant competition  to support the invitation of world's leading scientists for short term joined research projects
Area of Expertise:
Nanomechanics, Materials Science, Tribology

Major Scientific Advances:
The BG-method of extraction of adhesive and elastic properties of contacting materials

Research Projects and Contracts:

International projects in mechanics of adhesive interactions and nanomechanics: -ADHESINT,
-research grants of the Royal Society (London),
-Commission of European Communities,
-the Leverhulme Trust,
-Austrian Government and Austrian Excellence Center for Tribology (AC2T Research GmbH).

Referee, Reviewer:
More than 10 reviews per year for international journals in mechanics and physics , along with reviewing of research proposals for many international research organizations.

Scientific Recognition:
-Humboldt Research Fellow,
-Member of Academy of Nonlinear Sciences,
-Royal Society(London) grant for a 6 month research visit to University of -Cambridge, Visiting Professor at Northwestern University (USA),
-Member of Scientific and Organizing Committees and plenary and key-note speaker of a number of international conferences,
-Chair of several international conferences,
invited lectures in a number of universities and research centres in USA, Russia, Ukraine, Austria, Germany, Spain, UK and Canada, including Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Northwestern University, University of California, Berkeley, General Motors, Caterpillar Inc. (USA), Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow State University (Russia), Cavendish Laboratory, Cambridge, University of Birmingham(UK), Max-Planck Institute, University of Kiel (Germany), and Instituto de Ciencia de Materiales de Sevilla (Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas, Spain).

More than 100 reviewed publications

Work in NUST MISiS:
Application of nanoindentation for studies of mechanical properties of coal components

Lectures, Workshops held at NUST MISiS:
 Introduction to Nanomechanics: The subject and methods
Contact Problems of Nanomechanics, Nanoindentation and Adhesive Phenomena

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