Bruce J. Pletka

Bruce J. Pletka


  • Professor Emeritus, Materials Science and Engineering
  • Instructor
  • PhD, Ceramics, Case Western Reserve University
  • MS, Ceramics, Case Western Reserve University
  • BS, Metallurgical Engineering, Cleveland State University


Bruce Pletka is a part-time instructor during spring 2017.

Links of Interest

Teaching Interests

  • Materials science
  • Materials characterization
  • Mechanical behavior of materials
  • Ceramics

Research Interests

  • Fracture of brittle materials
  • High temperature deformation
  • Solidification of ceramics
  • Plasma spray processing