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Expertise in
Tribology & Materials Technology

Thought Leader with 30+ 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).

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...

 

Expertise

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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...