Materials Engineer - 20 Years of Experience - Near 77379


Materials Engineer


Spring, TX

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More than 22 years of experience in marine and offshore sectors, specialized in * corrosion control (coatings/cathodic protections) and life extension of marine and offshore vessels/units/pipeline, corrosion/coating inspection and assessment (2007-present) * adhesive bonded sandwich plate repairs of corroded structures (2017 - present) * engineering system development of ship engineering (software development 1997 - 2005, * materials/welding/non-destructive testing (NDT 2008 - 2016, and * structural design review/assessment of marine and offshore structures (ships, floating unit, and fixed platforms) 2005 - 2007 Cross-disciplinary knowledge/experience in structure, materials, NDT, corrosion control, and ship engineering data system. Recognized SME in coatings, corrosion, NDT, and composite repairs. ABS Academy instructor of corrosion control/assessment for surveyors, engineers, port engineers, and shipyards since 2008. NACE Certified with CIP Level 3 and NACE Certified CP Level 2 - Maritime. Trained welding inspector for major NDT methods such as UT (PAUT, AUT), Eddy Current, RT, MT, PT. Active participation in the committees and working groups of standard development in IACS, ISO, ASME, and NACE as active members/vice chairs. Knowing 1. CW Technology, Principal Consultant 2020.2 - Present * Consulting service on corrosion control (CP/coatings/materials/maintenance/repairs), and sandwich plate structures and sandwich plate overlay repairs * Research cooperation with University and Research Institute on corrosion testing, pipeline corrosion protection/integrity technologies, and heat exchanger corrosion protection/fouling prevention. * NACE Committees for standard and recommendation developments on shipboard scrubber system corrosion control, vessel underwater hull fouling control, sandwich plate repairs, etc. 1. ABS, Sr. Principal Engineer 2007.12 - 2020.1 * Responsible for Projects in the following areas: * structural assessments and repair designs using adhesive patch repair of corroded steel plates for marine vessels and offshore structures (such as oil tankers, FPSOs, and FSOs) * coating inspection specification reviews/approvals and coating system approvals for marine/offshore new constructions and navy vessels * NDT inspection specification/procedure reviews and approvals for weld inspections of marine/offshore structures and subsea pipelines * cathodic protection (CP) specifications of ships/offshore new construction and subsea pipelines. Periodic CP survey report reviews for effectiveness of CP systems * Research projects: * Hull efficiency advisory for vessel operators, FPSO life extension for owners, advanced composite repair technology, coating brittleness, ballast tank and cargo hold coatings, etc. * Participated AI machine learning development for coating damage assessment (digital image recognition) and remote survey technologies * Conducted research projects on advanced NDT testing and inspection technologies such as MsS, AUT, AE, Digital RT * Conducted IACS projects for cargo hold coating standard development, corrosion wastage re-assessment for bulk carriers and oil tankers, etc. * NACE and ISO committees (members/vice-chairs) on corrosion (coating, salt measurement, stainless passivation and ship/offshore CP), fouling control, shipboard scrubber system corrosion control, vessel underwater hull cleaning, etc. * As an instructor, developed and delivered ABS coating/corrosion control trainings for ABS surveyors/engineers and ABS clients (shipyards and port engineers) * Developed and maintained ABS requirements and recommendations on following: * adhesively bonded composite repairs for both steel structures and piping (publication # 1) * coating inspection and maintenance/repair for tanks, cargo oil tanks and void spaces (publications # 2-5) * advanced NDT technologies such as (AUT, PAUT, TOFD and RT) (publication # 6) * cathodic protection (CP) of ships and offshore structures (publications # 7 & 8) 1. WS Atkins - offshore, Senior Structural Engineer 2006.2 - 2007.12 * Structural condition assessments, life extension, and repairs of offshore fixed platforms by using linear and non-linear analysis programs (SACS and USFOS)




not provided and 1997 Doctorate Degree
New York University Tandon School of Engineering formerly Materials Science 1994 Master Degree
Polytechnic University Visiting Research Scholar 1992 Master Degree



Companies I like:

CWTC Consulting, CWTC Consulting


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