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Head of Tribology Unit at IK4-TEKNIKER
Dr. Amaya Igartua has worked for IK4-TEKNIKER since 1988. IK4-TEKNIKER is part of the IK4 Research Alliance, with more than 1300 researchers. Dr. Igartua has been the head of Tribology Unit during the last 10 years, and she has been the Spanish representative of COST of Tribology, Tribotechnology of engines and transmissions and biotribology. She promoted the creation of the Virtual Tribology Institute, the Eureka Umbrella ENIWEP about Wear prevention, the Eureka Umbrella E-Surf about coatings. She participates in the SC of EUMAT coordinating the modelling and simulation activities, and in MATCH Network, facilitating the Access through financing programmes. She has participated in over 50 EU Projects and has participated in over 200 publications and 3 patents.
Read more about Amaya’s work here.