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Past, Present and Future of Corrosion
February 14 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Speaker: Dr. Bijan Kermani Maging Director of KeyTech
Dr Bijan Kermani has over 35 years experience of materials and corrosion in energy and steel industries. He is Managing Director of KeyTech since 1999, a company involved in corrosion and materials consultancy and development of innovative technologies for hydrocarbon production. He is a visiting Professor at Leeds University and UCL. Latterly within BP for 18 years, he held the positions of Team Leader (Corrosion and Materials) and Technology Manager (Corrosion Free BP). He combines his current roles with academic activities at various universities including Leeds, Manchester and other institutions.
Bijan is a leading authority on oilfield corrosion and materials and has more than 60 publications relating to structural integrity and degradation, materials selection and steel development.
Specialties: Bijan has edited two key publications on CO2 corrosion, established a new methodology in material design for sour service which is now included in ISO15156. He has recently produced an EFC publication on pipeline corrosion management. Bijan is Fellows of NACE, Institutions of Corrosion and Materials, recipient of NACE 2007 Technical Achievement Award, Certified NACE Corrosion Specialist and a NACE Instructor. He is the chairman of EFC Working Party on Pipeline Corrosion Management the EFC.