Andy Jackson is an internationally recognized leader in the field of tribology and lubrication science as a result of 35 years of industrial basic research and through his service to the technical community. His particular technical skills and interests are in elastohydrodynamic lubrication, traction, gear efficiency, rolling contact fatigue, synthetic lubricants, base stock synthesis, lubricant formulation, lubricant additives, surface films, lubricant shear stability, wear, friction, automotive fuel economy, and lubricant effects on automotive emissions.