- Materials/Corrosion Consultant
- Bachelor of Science in Metallurgical Engineering, University of Wisconsin-1959
- Registered Professional Engineer, Texas #27291 since 1968
- Registered Corrosion Specialist, National Association of Corrosion Engineers (NACE
International), member since 1960
- American Society for Metals, member since 1960
- Company Representative for American Petroleum Institute, refining division,
subcommittees: corrosion - materials and inspection since 1968, chairman
of Hydrogen Attack Task Group. Currently member of designers, contractors
- Author of several published papers on refinery
- petrochemical industry material problems
- Active in the Materials Properties Council
- Awarded Resolution of Appreciation and Technical Achievement by both the American Petroleum Institute and National
Association of Corrosion Engineers for service to the petroleum industry
- 34 years with Texaco and Caltex, retired 8 years, consulting part time; providing expertise
in materials selection, metallurgy, fabrication,
corrosion control, inspection, and failure analysis
to worldwide refining - petrochemical systems.
Conducted inspection reviews including in-depth materials
evaluation of equipment with the focus on overall plant safety and reliability.
Conducted detailed inspection - materials training
courses for multinational inspection engineers. Extensive experience with materials
selection on grassroots and plant expansion projects
working with contractors, fabricators, and client organizations.