H.Res.306 - Recognizing the impact of tribology on the United States economy and competitiveness in providing solutions to critical technical problems in manufacturing, energy production and use, transportation vehicles and infrastructure, greenhouse gas emissions, defense and homeland security, health care, mining safety and reliability, and space exploration, among others, and recognizing the need for increased research and development investments in tribology and related fields.115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Ryan, Tim [D-OH-13] (Introduced 05/02/2017)|
|Committees:||House - Science, Space, and Technology|
|Latest Action:||House - 05/22/2018 Referred to the Subcommittee on Research and Technology. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.Res.306 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (05/02/2017)
Recognizes the impact of tribology (a study that deals with the design, friction, wear, and lubrication of interacting surfaces in relative motion) on the United States economy and competitiveness in providing solutions to critical technical problems in various industries.
Encourages federal agencies to develop and implement programs related to tribology.
Encourages the formation of public-private partnerships to advance fundamental research and accelerate the development of tribology-related products.
Encourages the National Academy of Engineering to conduct a survey on the status of tribology research in academia and government laboratories and to recommend a course of action to accelerate innovations in tribology.