Derek Pletcher

Derek Pletcher studied chemistry at the University of Sheffield, obtaining his BSc in 1967 and PhD in 1967. He then came to Southampton as a founder member of the Electrochemistry Group initially led by Martin Fleischmann. He has remained in Southampton since, becoming a Professor in 1993. His research has focused on understanding electrode reactions and electrochemical systems, particularly those exploited in industrial processes. Funding has come from Industry as well as the Research Councils...See more