Professor Frank C Walsh Eng Ing. BSc, MSc, PhD, CEng, FIMMM, CSci, CChem, FRSC, FICorr, FIMF
Professor of Electrochemical Engineering, Research Institute for Industry
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Professor Frank C Walsh is Professor of Electrochemical Engineering, Research Institute for Industry within Engineering and the Environment at the University of Southampton.
Frank Walsh holds the degrees of BSC (Applied Chemistry), MSc (Materials Protection and PhD (Electrochemical Engineering) following periods of study at from the Universities of Portsmouth, UMIST and Loughborough. He has held the academic positions of Research Fellow (Southampton), Lecturer in Chemical Technology (Strathclyde) Senior Lecturer/Reader/Professor and Head of the Department of Pharmacy & Biomedical Sciences (Portsmouth). His last position was Head of the Chemical Engineering Department at the University of Bath. Frank has over 20 years industrial experience of electrochemical reactor design gained via consultancy assignments and direct industrial projects. He has published and presented over 200 papers and three text books in aspects of electrochemical engineering and surface finishing of metals. Frank Walsh was awarded the Westinghouse Prize (Institute of Metal Finishing, 1998) for studies on electrochemical deposition and characterization of metallic coatings and the Breyer Medal (Royal Australian Chemical Institute, 2000) for international contributions to electrochemical science and engineering. Grant income of over £1.5M since 1999 has involved sponsorship from EPSRC, EU, Dti and industrial organizations in the areas of electrochemical reactor design, corrosion and surface finishing of metals