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Dr. Gary Purdy

University Professor (Emeritus)

Department of Materials Science and Engineering

Email:
Office:
JHE 249
Phone:
+1 905.525.9140 x 24785

Overview

Research Areas Include:

 Microstructure development in engineering materials and its influence on physical properties.

Current Research Projects:

Equilibrium and dynamic properties of interfaces as they relate to the development of microstructure; solid-liquid interactions, coherent equilibrium, reaction and diffusion in thin films and heterostructures, phase transformations in steels, cast irons, light alloys, machinability of materials

Education

M.Sc. (Alberta), Ph.D. (McMaster), D.H.C. (Grenoble), D. Sc. (hon.) (McMaster), F.C.I.M, F.A.S.M, F.T.M.S., N.A.E, F.R.S.C., P.Eng.