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Research interests and affiliations

Research interests

Tribology, corrosion, protective coatings

Expertise type(s) (NSERC subjects)
  • 2001 Materials structure, properties and testing
  • 2002 Materials processing/fabrication
  • 2003 Metallurgy/metals/alloys
  • 2004 Polymers and coatings
  • 2010 Thin films/interfaces
  • 1701 Engineering design
  • 1702 Advanced manufacturing


Recent publications


Marwan Azzi has a long experience in teaching, research and industry. He has taught several courses related to materials and manufacturing processes for more than 15 years. He was production manager in a factory producing valves and accessories for almost 5 years. In addition, he was involved in several research programs at Polytechnique in the fields of tribology, corrosion and the development of protective films where he designed and built several test rigs for the characterization of material’s behavior in extreme environments.


MTR2000: Metallic materials

MEC3520: Manufacturing processes

MTR1035C : Materials


  • materials engineering )McGill University)
  • Mastère Spécialisé in materials engineering (Ecole Centrale de Paris)
  • Bachelor in mechanical engineering (Lebanese University)