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Prof Robert Akid - research

Research interests

 

Reseach Interests
 
1. Corrosion-Stress synergy. Corrosion fatigue, stress corrosion cracking, hydrogen embrittlement in extreme environments. 
 
2. Development of local electrochemical scanning probe techniques for localised corrosion, EAC and Tribo-corrosion.
 
3. Development of Hybrid functional sol-gel coatings for corrosion-resistant, antifouling and antibacterial surfaces
 
4. Evaluation of anti-infective and mechanical properties of antibiotic bone cements.

 

 

 

 

 

Current Research Topics

1.Modelling corrosion fatigue lifetime.

 

2.Cellular Automaton Modelling of inter-granular corrosion.

 

3.Pit-Crack transition modelling based upon local electrochemical 

techniques.

 

4.Development of anti-fouling/MIC coatings.

 

5.Development of anti-infective coatings for medical implants.

 

6.Crevice and Galvanic corrosion of pipeline materials.

 

7. Corrosion inhibition in oil & gas environments