Dr Michael Martyn
- Title: Senior Lecturer
- Email: M.T.Martyn@Bradford.ac.uk
- Extension: 5929
- Room No. Richmond WG22E
- Qualifications: BSc Mech Eng Preston Polytechnic, PhD Loughborough University PGCHEP Bradford University
- Additional Role: Stage 2 Course Tutor, Mech Eng Program Leader.
- Additional Role: Course Tutor : Materials & Manufacturing Processes, Polymer Engineering,
- Additional Role: Member of School of Engineering H&S Executive
- Research Groups: Advanced Materials Engineering
- Research Groups: Mechanical and Process Engineering
Initial industrial experience in plastics product testing and product R&D.
Researched injection moulding of cermet and ferrous metal alloys at the IPTME Loughborough University.
Technical Manager in ceramics processing in a subsidiary company of Alcan Corp in GA, USA.
Senior Lecturer in Mechanical Engineering with research interests: in-process and high strain rheology of polymer melts, rheology of heavily filled compositions, rheo-optical studies of process melt flows, moulding of polymers, metals, ceramics and biocomposites, and the processing of smart biomaterials.
Current, and significant recent, funded projects
Contribute support to the EPSRC MeDe programme.
RCUK Research Fellow - 2006.
M. T. Martyn, P. D. Coates, M. Zatloukal, Influence of coextrusion die channel height on interfacial instability of low density polyethylene melt flow. Plastics & Rubber Composites,
Vol 43, (1), pp. 25-31
M.T Martyn, PD Coates, Pressure Variation during Interfacial Instability in the Coextrusion of Low Density Polyethylene Melts. International Polymer Processing, (2013), Vol. 28, No 5. Pages: 516"“527
M.T Martyn, PD Coates, M. Zatloukal, Influence of coextrusion die channel height on the interfacial instability of low density polyethylene melt flow.
R. Kolarik, M. Zatloukal, M. Martyn, The effect of polyolefin extensional rheology on non-isothermal film blowing process stability. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer 56 (2013) 694"“708