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Personal profile


  • PhD (2006) in Materials Engineering and Tribology from the Laboratoire de Tribologie et Dynamique des Systemes (LTDS), Ecole Centrale de Lyon in France,
  • DSc dissertation (2012) in Material Science and CFD from the University of Valenciennes in France,
  • Lectureship in Manufacturing at the University of Liverpool in the School of Engineering,
  • Visiting Professor at the University of Valenciennes in France,
  • Chartered Engineer of IMechE (CEng) and Member of Institute of Physics (MInstP) in UK,
  • Fellow of Higher Education Academy in UK.

Research Expertise and Interests

  • Surface metrology and functional surfaces manufacturing,
  • Additive manufacturing - Inkjet Printing,
  • Wettability of surface and roughness influence,
  • Contact angle hysteresis modelling using Lattice Boltzmann method,
  • High Performance Computing,
  • Static and dynamic wetting,
  • Surface roughness in tribology and fretting.

Research Degree Supervision

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Projects 2017 2020

HiLeMMS: High-Level Mesoscale Modelling System

Meng, J., Zhang, Y., Kubiak, K., Emerson, D. R., Revell, A., Seaton, M., Nash, R. W. & Luo, K. H.


Project: ResearchResearch Council

Research Output 2013 2018

Some aspects of presumed filtered density functions formulation in the context of large eddy simulation of turbulent reacting flows

Stetsyuk, V., Kubiak, K., Liu, L. & Chai, J. 30 Apr 2018 (Accepted/In press) Proceedings of the 16th International Heat Transfer Conference, IHTC-16.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

large eddy simulation
turbulent flow
laser induced fluorescence
Navier-Stokes equations
Reynolds number
Open Access
Parallel flow
Nusselt number
Boundary layers
Petroleum engineering

Impact of Morphological Furrows as Lubricant Reservoir on the Creation of Oleophillic and Oleophobic Behaviour of Metallic Surfaces in Scuffing

Kubiak, K., Wojciechowski, L. & Mathia, T. G. 21 Jul 2017 In : Tribology International. 116, p. 320-328 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Surface states
Surface morphology
Identification (control systems)
2 Citations

Nano-indentation mapping of fretting-induced surface layers

Liskiewicz, T., Kubiak, K. & Comyn, T. Apr 2017 In : Tribology International. 108, p. 186-193 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

surface layers
Mechanical properties
11 Citations

Dropwise condensation heat transfer process optimisation on superhydrophobic surfaces using a multi-disciplinary approach

Khatir, Z., Kubiak, K. J., Jimack, P. K. & Mathia, T. G. 5 Aug 2016 In : Applied Thermal Engineering. 106, p. 1337-1344 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Heat transfer
Contact angle
Computational fluid dynamics