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Dr Claire Barlow

Senior Teaching Associate (Retired Faculty)

Research Interests

  • Inter-relationships between processing parameters, mechanical properties and material microstructures
  • Sustainable and eco-efficient manufacturing
  • Sustainable materials usage
  • Material and product end-of-life: re-use and recycling
  • Value from waste
  • Eco-efficient manufacturing

Research Interests

Claire Barlow specialises in materials engineering. Research work has covered a wide range of materials and processes, with a particular interest in the inter-relationships between processing parameters, mechanical properties and material microstructures. The focus is now on end-of-life materials, looking at how to assess the environmental impact of materials usage and how to improve recycling and re-use, especially of plastics. She is involved in research on technical and organisational aspects of sustainability in manufacturing industry. 

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