Tomasz has 20 years of international academic and engineering experience from leading research institutions in the UK, France, Canada and Poland. His research interests focus on surface engineering and tribology of functional surfaces, with a particular interest in understanding the engineering coatings, its architectures and optimization for enhanced functions.
His work has been published in such journals as Surface & Coatings Technology, Wear, Tribology International, and Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research. It has been presented at international conferences that include the World Tribology Congress, International Conference on Metallurgical Coatings and Thin Films, and Plasma Surface Engineering.
Tomasz holds a doctorate in Tribology from École Centrale de Lyon, France, and MSc degree in Materials Science from Lodz University of Technology, Poland. He spent two years in Alberta, Canada, working as a Senior Scientist in Charter Coating leading material testing projects for oil and gas industry.
Tomasz has taught BSc, MSc and PhD-level courses on tribology, surface engineering and thermofluids. He was elected Fellow of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers in London in 2014. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Physics in London, where he acts as a Chair of the Tribology Group Committee. Tomasz has editorial position at Taylor & Francis Tribology journal and contributed invited book chapters on surface engineering and micro-mechanical characterisation methods.
A. Wade, R. Copley, B. Clarke, A. Alsheikh Omar, AR. Beadling, et al. (2019). Real-time fretting loop regime transition identification using acoustic emissions. Tribology International. 145,
X. Shi, H. Li, BD. Beake, M. Bao, TW. Liskiewicz, et al. (2019). Dynamic fracture of CrN coating by highly-resolved nano-impact. Surface and Coatings Technology. 383, pp.125288-125288.
TW. Liskiewicz, KJ. Kubiak, DL. Mann, TG. Mathia (2019). Analysis of surface roughness morphology with TRIZ methodology in automotive electrical contacts: Design against third body fretting-corrosion. Tribology International. 143, pp.106019-106019.
X. Shi, TW. Liskiewicz, BD. Beake, Z. Sun, J. Chen (2019). Fretting wear behavior of graphite-like carbon films with bias-graded deposition. Applied Surface Science. 494, pp.929-940.
Y. Liu, TW. Liskiewicz, BD. Beake (2019). Dynamic changes of mechanical properties induced by friction in the Archard wear model. Wear. 428-429, pp.366-375.
A. Wade, R. Copley, A. Alsheikh Omar, B. Clarke, T. Liskiewicz, et al. (2019). Novel numerical method for parameterising fretting contacts. Tribology International. pp.105826-105826.
X. Shi, BD. Beake, TW. Liskiewicz, J. Chen, Z. Sun (2019). Failure mechanism and protective role of ultrathin ta-C films on Si (100) during cyclic nano-impact. Surface and Coatings Technology. 364, pp.32-42.
BD. Beake, TW. Liskiewicz, A. Bird, X. Shi (2019). Micro-scale impact testing - A new approach to studying fatigue resistance in hard carbon coatings. Tribology International.
X. Shi, TW. Liskiewicz, BD. Beake, J. Chen, C. Wang (2019). Tribological performance of graphite-like carbon films with varied thickness. Tribology International.
W. Koszela, P. Pawlus, R. Reizer, T. Liskiewicz (2018). The combined effect of surface texturing and DLC coating on the functional properties of internal combustion engines. Tribology International. 127, pp.470-477.
Y-F. Liu, T. Liskiewicz, A. Yerokhin, A. Korenyi-Both, J. Zabinski, et al. (2018). Fretting wear behavior of duplex PEO/chameleon coating on Al alloy. Surface and Coatings Technology. 352, pp.238-246.
S. Yamamoto, T. Liskiewicz, K. Fujimura, K. Tashiro, O. Takai (2018). Temperature rise of diamond-like carbon during sliding: Consideration of the real contact area. Tribology International. 131, pp.496-507.
T. Liskiewicz, K. Kubiak, T. Comyn (2017). Nano-indentation mapping of fretting-induced surface layers. Tribology International. 108, pp.186-193.
A. Tiwari, TW. Liskiewicz, L. Hihara (2016). Studies of Wear and Tear and Hydrogen Bonding in Dendrimeric Fluorinated Polysilsequioxanes Coatings on an Aluminum Surface. Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research. 55(21), pp.6085-6105.
BD. Beake, TW. Liskiewicz, VM. Vishnyakov, MI. Davies (2015). Development of DLC coating architectures for demanding functional surface applications through nano- and micro-mechanical testing. Surface and Coatings Technology. 284, pp.334-343.
BD. Beake, AJ. Harris, TW. Liskiewicz (2013). Review of recent progress in nanoscratch testing. Tribology - Materials, Surfaces & Interfaces. 7(2), pp.87-96.
BD. Beake, MI. Davies, TW. Liskiewicz, VM. Vishnyakov, SR. Goodes (2013). Nano-scratch, nanoindentation and fretting tests of 5–80nm ta-C films on Si(100). Wear. 301(1-2), pp.575-582.
BD. Beake, MI. Davies, TW. Liskiewicz, VM. Vishnyakov, SR. Goodes (2013). Nano-scratch, nanoindentation and fretting tests of 5-80 nm ta-C films on Si(100). WEAR. 301(1-2), pp.575-582.
BD. Beake, TW. Liskiewicz, NJ. Pickford, JF. Smith, F. Franek (2012). Discussion. Tribology International. 46(1), pp.289-294.
BD. Beake, TW. Liskiewicz, NJ. Pickford, JF. Smith (2012). Accelerated nano-fretting testing of Si(100). Tribology International. 46(1), pp.114-118.
BD. Beake, TW. Liskiewicz, JF. Smith (2011). Deformation of Si(100) in spherical contacts — Comparison of nano-fretting and nano-scratch tests with nano-indentation. Surface and Coatings Technology. 206(7), pp.1921-1926.
WA. Twati, DJ. Wood, TW. Liskiewicz, NS. Willmott, MS. Duggal (2009). An evaluation of the effect of non-setting calcium hydroxide on human dentine: a pilot study. Eur Arch Paediatr Dent. 10(2), pp.104-109.
TW. Liskiewicz (2008). Fretting Damage. Tribology - Materials, Surfaces & Interfaces. 2(1), pp.1-2.
BD. Beake, AJ. Harris, TW. Liskiewicz (2015). Advanced nanomechanical test techniques. In: Materials Characterization: Modern Methods and Applications. pp.1-89.
TW. Liskiewicz, KJ. Kubiak, D. Jozefczyk (2016). Surface texturing for improved fretting-corrosion performance of electrical connectors. In: 28TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON ELECTRIC CONTACTS (ICEC2016). Edinburgh, SCOTLAND, 6/6/2016. pp.63-67.
TW. Liskiewicz, BD. Beake, N. Schwarzer, MI. Davies (2013). Short note on improved integration of mechanical testing in predictive wear models. In: Surface and Coatings Technology. San Diego, CA, 29/4/2013. pp.212-218.
BD. Beake, TW. Liskiewicz (2013). Comparison of nano-f`retting and nano-scratch tests on biomedical materials. In: Tribology International. Imperial Coll London, London, ENGLAND, 19/9/2011. pp.123-131.
BD. Beake, S. Achanta, TW. Liskiewicz (2010). Microtribology: new tools to fill measurement gap. In: Tribology - Materials, Surfaces & Interfaces. pp.152-161.
TW. Liskiewicz, BD. Beake, JF. Smith (2010). In situ accelerated micro-wear — A new technique to fill the measurement gap. In: Surface and Coatings Technology. San Diego, CA, 26/4/2010. pp.1455-1459.
KJ. Kubiak, TW. Liskiewicz, TG. Mathia (2011). Surface morphology in engineering applications: Influence of roughness on sliding and wear in dry fretting. In: Tribology International. Chengdu, PEOPLES R CHINA, 19/4/2010. pp.1427-1432.
GW. Taylor, TW. Liskiewicz, A. Morina, A. Neville, P. Gaskell, et al. (2008). Investigation of adhesion forces at the peritoneal surface. In: Design and Nature IV. New Forest, ENGLAND, 24/6/2008. pp.273-+.