Carpick Group Homepage


Welcome to the Carpick Nanotribology Group’s webpage at the University of Pennsylvania. We are an interdisciplinary group of researchers who are interested in studying the fundamental origins and the important applications of friction, adhesion, wear, and lubrication at the nanoscale.

Members of the Carpick Group in the Quain Courtyard. From left to right: (1st row) Sumit Kumar, Dr. Brandon McClimon, Prof. Robert Carpick, Mateus da Silva Cardoso, Nwachukwu Ibekwe, (2nd row) William Oprisu, Pezhman Palahang, Parker LaMascus, Dr. Cangyu Qu, Li Yuan, Marina Penna