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Expertise in
Tribology & Materials Technology

Thought Leader with 35+ years industrial and academic R&D expertise in tribology, materials science & technology, coatings & surface treatments. Wide application experience: semiconductor equipment, medical & home healthcare, personal care, consumer electronics, manufacturing.

Visiting Industrial Professor in tribology at the University of Sheffield (UK) and at the University of Amsterdam (NL)

Fluent in English and Dutch

Dutch Chamber of Commerce (KvK) number: 68662122

Email: info@stevefranklin.nl

Tribology is the science and engineering of interacting surfaces in relative motion. It includes the study and application of the principles of friction, lubrication and wear. Tribology involves a combination of disciplines, primarily materials science, mechanical engineering, physics and (surface) chemistry.

MEDICAL & HOME HEALTHCARE

Medical devices interact mechanically with the skin and body, leading to...

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PROFESSIONAL EQUIPMENT & MANUFACTURING

Wide experience in the application of tribology principles in professional equipment development and design...

INDUSTRY-ACADEMIC
RESEARCH

Translation and bridge-building between industrial needs and the (academic) research questions...

MENTORING, COACHING & TRAINING

Mentoring, coaching and leadership of senior and junior professional and academic R&D teams....

CONSUMER ELECTRONICS

Wide experience with the research and development of various consumer products including...

R&D COORDINATION & PROPOSALS

Goal-oriented, with emphasis on stakeholder needs...

EXPERT
WITNESS

 

Experience as Expert Witness in skin friction & tribology, materials engineering...

PUBLICATIONS & REPORTS (TECHNICAL REVIEW)

Technical editing and review of papers and technical reports prior to publication, including...

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