Ashlie Martini is a Professor of Mechanical Engineering at the University of California Merced.
She obtained her BS and PhD from Northwestern University and her research interests lie in using simulations and experiments to gain a fundamental understanding of tribological phenomena.
Prof. Martini’s research contributions have been recognized by the ASME Burt L. Newkirk award and the AFOSR Young Investigator Award, and she was recently selected to be a Fellow of the STLE. She also received the UC Merced Award for Distinguished Undergraduate Teaching as well as the Award for Distinction in Graduate Teaching and Mentorship.
Prof. Martini is an Editor of the journal Tribology Letters and an Associate Editor for the journal Tribology Transactions. She has also been on the Board of Directors of the STLE and the Chair of international conferences, including the Gordon Research Conference on Tribology and the STLE Tribology Frontiers Conference.