Dr Michael Bryant


  • MECH/XJME1280 module leader
  • Mechanical engineering placement lead

Research interests

Dr Bryant is currently developing research and teaching activities devoted to modern aspects of corrosion, tribology and surface science. This includes surface chemical effects in energy production, bio-tribology, bio-corrosion and methods of mitigation. His research is concerned with understanding and optimising the interactions occurring at interfaces commonly found in many applications. His research addresses a wide range of applications including aerospace, automotive, orthopaedic, cardiovascular and incontinence technologies.


  • PhD in Mechanical Engineering, University of Leeds, United Ki
  • BEng(hons) in Mechanical Engineering, University of Leeds, United Kingdom

Professional memberships

  • Institute of Materials
  • Institute of Mechanical Engineers
  • National Association of Corrosion Engineers

Student education

Engineeirng Materials

Professional Skills



Oilfield Chemistry and Corrosion

Research groups and institutes

  • Institute of Functional Surfaces