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Researcher Profile: Kevin Plucknett, Department of Mechanical Engineering

Developing high durability materials

Kevin Plucknett’s research, in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, involves the development and characterisation of advanced materials, and touches on clean technology at several levels.

Plucknett’s research aims to improve material durability, increasing the wear and/or corrosion resistance, including through the application of novel protective coatings.

His work has an industrial focus, having spent much of his research career in industry prior to joining Dalhousie University in 2004.

Read more about Dr. Plucknett’s research interests on his faculty webpage

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