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It is with great sadness that we announce that the President of the ITC, Prof H. Peter Jost, passed away on 7th June 2016 following a short illness. The funeral took place on the 28th June 2016.

The family have asked for any donations made in memory of Prof Jost to be made to Chadsgrove School (for handicapped chlldren) (office@chadsgrove.worcs.sch.uk ), a school he supported for many years.

This may be done through the undertakers J. H. Kenyon

Email: jhkenyon.hampstead@dignityfunerals.co.uk 

Telephone +44 (0) 20 7794 3535).

Postal address:


c/o J. H. Kenyon,

Funeral Directors,

9, Pond Street,


London NW3 2PN.







The International Tribology Council is an international organisation of Tribology Societies, Groups and Associations.
ITC is a Corresponding Member of UNESCO

Objectives are:

  1. To maintain a live continuous contact between tribology and kindred societies and groups anywhere in the world.

  2. To facilitate tribology and kindred societies and groups to keep each other informed of their activities, in particular of their forward programmes.

  3. To ensure that its international congresses are arranged at agreed intervals; however, the organisation of such congresses to be conducted by the respective Host Society or Societies.

  4. To facilitate exchange of views, comments and opinions on tribological matters between member societies and groups.

  5. To advise and assist - where requested - in the founding of tribology societies in countries where such societies do not exist.

  6. To assist through international co-operation in matters connected with tribology science, technology and education.

  7. To undertake such other actions within the field of tribology science, technology and education, whether pure or applied, which at least three-quarters of all members groups or societies desire it to do.


The international Tribology Council is non-commercial and non-political. Members cover all disciplines.