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05-12-2016

Clarkson University Research Professor Dana Barry Publishes Three Books within a Year

Clarkson University Research Professor Dana M. Barry of the departments of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering and Electrical & Computer Engineering, who also serves as senior technical writer/editor at Clarkson’s Center for Advanced Materials Processing (CAMP), has had three books published by Springer in the past year.

Dana M. Barry Her newest book is titled Corrosion Control and Surface Finishing: Environmentally Friendly Approaches. This book was published by Springer Japan in April. It contains five major sections and deals with surface finishing for corrosion prevention from the viewpoint of environmental friendliness.

The five book sections include Fundamentals of Corrosion and Surface Finishing for Corrosion Control, Environmental Regulations for Metallic Materials, Conventional Environmental Evaluation Processes for Surface Finishing, Novel Biological Environmental Evaluation Processes, and Environmentally Friendly Surface Finishing.

"This textbook is great for students and for practical engineers /researchers in the industrial world as well as the academic one," says Barry. "Consider it a very useful guide and resource for designing future innovative surface finishing /corrosion prevention technologies, etc., with a focus on environmental friendliness."

Information about the book can be found at http://www.springer.com/us/book/9784431559559.

Barry’s other two publications are STEM and ICT Education in Intelligent Environments, published by Springer Switzerland in January, and Biofilm and Materials Science, published by Springer Switzerland in April 2015.

Her coeditor and coauthor for the three publications is Deputy President Professor Hideyuki Kanematsu of the National Institute of Technology, Suzuka College, in Japan.

Information about STEM and ICT Education in Intelligent Environments can be found at http://www.springer.com/us/book/9783319192338.

Information about Biofilm and Materials Science can be found at http://www.springer.com/us/book/9783319145648.

Barry has over two hundred professional publications. These include 13 books, more than 30 book chapters, many peer-reviewed journal articles, science encyclopedia entries, aired television scripts, music CDs, and more. Her work is published in the United States, Japan, England, Malaysia, China, India, and other countries.

In addition to her work at Clarkson, Barry serves as a professor and scientific board president for Ansted University and has been a visiting professor overseas numerous times. She is also a Chemistry Ambassador for the American Chemical Society and serves as an officer for its Northern New York Section. Her main collaborators are Professor Hideyuki Kanematsu, deputy president of the National Institute of Technology, Suzuka College, Japan, and Professor Roger Haw of Malaysia.

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Photo caption: Clarkson University Research Professor Dana M. Barry and senior technical writer/editor at Clarkson’s Center for Advanced Materials Processing (CAMP) has had three books published in the past year.

[A photograph for media use is available at http://www.clarkson.edu/news/photos/dbarry-books-2016.jpg .]

[News directors and editors: For more information, contact Annie Harrison, Director of Media Relations, at 315-268-6764 or aharrison@clarkson.edu.]

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