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Roger Alexander


Roger Alexander is a cathodic protection expert with more than four decades of experience in the field. He is the inventor of the Alexander Cell, a…

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An Introduction to the Alexander Cell
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Della Anggabrata


Della is a civil engineer with extensive and progressing experience in a consulting industry with a unique technical skill that combines civil and…

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Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) for Corrosion Monitoring
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Australasian Corrosion Association


The ACA is a not-for-profit, membership Association which disseminates information on corrosion and its prevention or control by providing training,…

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How CCTV is Changing Sewer and Pipeline Asset Management
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Denis Baker, Eng.

Special Projects Engineer, Rhino Linings Australasia Pty Ltd

Denis Baker has been with Rhino Linings for more than 7 years overseeing major projects, and supplying technical information, specification, and…

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Flexible Coatings for Protection of Marine Structures
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Levente Bazsanyi

Product Manager

Levente Bazsanyi studied at the University of Debrecen in Hungary, where he earned his BS in Chemical Engineering, specializing in Polymer Industrial…

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Emergency In-Situ Repair Problems & Surface-Tolerant Solutions
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David Beamish

President, DeFelsko Corporation

David Beamish is President of DeFelsko Corporation, a New York-based manufacturer of hand-held coating test instruments sold worldwide. He has a…

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8 Methods of Coating Thickness Measurement
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Ron Bianchetti

West Coast Manager, Russell Corrosion Consultants

A past board member of NACE, Ron Bianchetti has 38 years of professional experience in corrosion engineering design, project management, and…

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A Look At New Trenchless Technology for Water Infrastructure
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Glen Bishop

Owner, Seabis System

Glen Bishop was the Surveyor for Class Society (insurance authority) World-wide. While surveying, he saw ships with electrolysis hull damage, most…

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How to Stop a Ship’s Marine Corrosion in 3 Steps
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David Blackwell

Engineering Director, Belzona Polymerics Ltd

David Blackwell is the Engineering Director at Belzona Polymerics Ltd. As Engineering Director, David has the responsibility for providing product…

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How Industry Teamwork Can Reduce Coating Failures
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John Bollinger


John Bollinger, Senior Corrosion Engineer and Project Manager, has over 55 years of experience in the corrosion control and cathodic protection (CP)…

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An Expert Guide To Accurate Cathodic Protection Measurements
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Gavin Bowers, CEng

Operations Manager, Belzona Polymerics Ltd

Gavin Bowers started his professional career in ship maintenance, repair and conversion, where the effects of erosion and corrosion are severe and…

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Case Studies of a Novel Elastomer for Cavitation Resistance
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Steven Bradley

Principal Consultant, Bradley Consulting Services

Steven Bradley is currently the principal consultant at Bradley Consulting Services having retired after 44 years from UOP-Honeywell as Senior…

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Identifying the Ultimate Cause of a Failure – Root Cause Determination
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Warren Brand

Owner, Chicago Corrosion Group and W Brand Consulting

Warren Brand has worked in every aspect, and eventually owned, an industrial coating company for more than 20 years and is currently an industry…

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Working towards Consensus in the Coatings and Corrosion Fields
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Monica Chauviere

President, Monicorr, Inc.

Monica Chauviere is a recognized expert in the field of corrosion under insulation (CUI), with more than 30 years’ work with ExxonMobil Baytown…

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CUI Myth: Shop Coatings are Better Quality than Field Coatings
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Robert Dahlstrom

Founder and CEO

Robert (Bob) Dahlstrom is the founder and CEO of Apellix, which provides software-driven aerial robotic platforms to paint/coat, clean, and make…

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Vijay Datta

Director of Protective Coatings North America

Vijay Datta is currently Director of Protective Coatings North America at AkzoNobel. He has a Masters Degree in Chemical Engineering from the New…

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Mark Davidson, Eng.


Mark has worked more than 35 years in the corrosion protection industry mostly in the Oil and Gas sector. He started out on an operating oilfield and…

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Writing Safety Into Your Coating Specification
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Greg Denton

Pipeline Coatings Application Consultant, Crest Industrial Chemicals

Mr. Greg Denton has more than 20 years of experience in the pipeline coatings industry. Working literally “from the ground up” with…

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In Support of Phosphoric Acid Wash for Pipe Coating
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Mahmoud Elmahdy

Senior Cathodic Protection Engineer

Senior cathodic protection engineer interested in all corrosion branches. I want to be a cathodic protection specialist with high experience in…

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Troubleshooting Cathodic Protection Systems and Function Systems
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Doug Fast

Technical Services and Development Engineer, Johns Manville

Doug is an experienced technical professional with a passion for learning and applying knowledge to support the goal of solving customer problems. As…

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A Two-Step Solution to the High Cost of Corrosion Under Insulation
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Monica Fernandez


Mónica Fernández is an active member of NACE with 15 years of experience in the Oil & Gas Industry. She holds a Bachelor’s…

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Why Pigging Out Is A-OK When It Comes to Cleaning Pipelines
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Kyle Flanagan, B.S.

Technical Director, Freedom Chemical Corporation

Past President of the Polyurea Development Association (PDA), Kyle Flanagan is a coatings and polyurea chemist and entrepreneur based in California.…

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Polyurea Coating Spotlight with Kyle Flanagan
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Rob Francis

Consultant, Aurecon Materials Technology Group

Ph.D., Corrosion Science, University of MelbourneRob Francis has 40 years’ experience in the corrosion and coatings fields, with emphasis on…

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IOZ Coating Surface Preparation Is Easier than You Think
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Jim Gooden

Technical Director-Corrosion Control, Blast-One International

Jim Gooden has been involved with the corrosion control industry since 1989. He aspires to improve the quality of corrosion prevention projects…

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Myth or Fact: Higher Surface Profile Increases Coating Adhesion (Part 2)
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Fred Goodwin

Head Corrosion Competency Center, BASF Construction Chemicals

Fred Goodwin is a chemist with more than 30 years of experience in the construction chemicals industry, including cement manufacture, research,…

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Concrete Flooring Moisture Issues
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Raghvendra Gopal

Founder & Director, Materials Info Consultancy Private Limited

Raghvendra Gopal is a post graduate in Industrial Metallurgy from IIT Chennai, India. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Metallurgy from IIT…

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Placeholder: 7 Definition Reviews
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Wade Hannon

Area Sales Manager, Specialty Products at GRACO Inc.

Wade Hannon is an Area Sales Manager – Specialty Products at GRACO Inc. with responsibilities for equipment demonstrations, technical support,…

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Blast Pressure: How to Get It Right
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Ted Huck

Ted Huck, VP International for MATCOR

Ted Huck is an electrical engineer and cathodic protection expert with over 25 years of experience in technical sales. He has authored over a dozen…

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Decommissioning Your Cathodic Protection Well
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Reza Javaherdashti

Corrosion Department, Faranegarzarfam Company, Tehran, Iran

Dr. Reza Javaherdashti holds a double degree in Materials Science and Metallurgical Engineering. He has more than 20 years of industrial and academic…

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Corrosion Knowledge Management Vs. Corrosion Management
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Dennis Jayasinghe

Principal/Chief Technical Officer, Corr-Met Inspection & Consulting Inc.

Dennis Jayasinghe is a Senior Corrosion Engineer with over 15 years of combined experience in industry and research. Dennis brings substantial…

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Stress Corrosion Assessment and Mitigation in Buried Pipelines
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Raouf Kattan

Managing Director, Safinah Ltd.

Raouff Kattan is a chartered engineer with a background in academia, seafaring, shipping, shipbuilding, and naval architecture, and specialist…

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The Impact of Minimum & Maximum DFT Values on Coating Performance
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Alan Kehr

Managing Consultant, Alan Kehr Anti-Corrosion, LLC

Alan Kehr has more than 40 years’ experience in the pipeline and reinforcing steel coatings industries, specializing in research and…

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How to Control Corrosion by Improving Design
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John Kilbane

Project Manager, Intertek

John Kilbane is a project manager in oilfield and petroleum microbiology at Intertek and an adjunct professor of biology at the Illinois Institute of…

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Testing For Microbiologically Influenced Corrosion in Pipelines
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Dileep Koodalil

Ultrasonic Non-Destructive Testing

Dileep Koodalil is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in ultrasonic non-destructive testing (NDT). He holds a Master's degree in NDT and Bachelors's…

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An Innovative Solution to Traditional Plastic Isolation Gaskets – DO NOT PUBLISH
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Ames Kulprathipanja

New Product Development & Innovation Leader, Johns Manville

Ames Kulprathipanja is the Innovation Leader for the Insulation Systems business unit of Johns Manville as well as the Technology Leader for the…

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Accelerated Corrosion Testing with Calcium Silicate and Perlite Insulations
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Mike Lawson

President & CEO, Persyst Enterprises, Inc.

Mike Lawson is President and CEO of Persyst Enterprises, Inc. and the inventor of the first and only refrigeration machine distiller-reclaimer that…

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The Best Process for Distilling Waste Solvents
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Ian MacMoy

Product Design Specialist, Dox Steel

With more than a decade of experience working as a coatings applicator and formulator, MacMoy has seasoned experience in mitigating fastener failure…

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Hydrogen Embrittlement Issues with Zinc: New Guidance Discussed
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Osvaldo Mejia

Sr. Pipeline Integrity Engineer at Petroleum Development Oman

Osvaldo Mejia currently serves as a Sr. Pipeline Integrity Engineer at Petroleum Development Oman (PDO) LLC. He has over 15 years of experience…

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Top X Threats to Metallic Pipelines
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Mohamed Adel Mohamadein

Head of the Corrosion, Arab Petroleum Pipelines

Mohamed Mohamadein is the head of the corrosion department at Arab Petroleum Pipelines company (Sumed). He has 20 years of experience in the…

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Unexpected Attributes of Water-Based Coatings
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Kashif Mohammad

Chartered Engineer

Kashif Mohammad is a Chartered Engineer, currently working at BS Stainless Limited based in the UK. He leads the R&D activities within the…

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The Role of Metal Jacketing in CUI
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Krystal Nanan

Civil Engineer

Krystal is a civil engineer and project manager with an MSc in Construction Engineering and Management. Her experience includes the project…

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All About Holiday Testing – DO NOT PUBLISH
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Chikezie Nwaoha

Researcher, Clean Energy Technologies Research Institute (CETRI), University of Regina

Chikezie Nwaoha, Ph.D. is a Process Engineer with more than 7 years’ research and development experience in carbon capture and utilization from…

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5 Key Questions About Corrosion in Carbon Capture Processing Plants
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Osmay Oharriz, Ch.E., M.Sc.

Oil & Gas Industry Manager, Belzona Inc.

A chemical engineer and Master in Engineering Sciences by profession, Osmay Oharriz has 8 years’ experience in the coatings industry. In his…

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Review of Solvent-Free Epoxy Protection for Secondary Containment Concrete
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Nemanja Pavlovic


Nemanja is a mechanical engineer with a B.Sc. degree in ICE engines. He is currently working on his M.Sc. in Welding Engineering, and his scientific…

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Effect of Corrosion on a Material’s Tensile Strength and Ductility
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Hap Peters

Managing Director, CHLOR RID International, Inc.

Managing Director, CHLOR RID International, Inc., a global supplier of surface preparation testing and surface treatment products.Educational…

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Salt Limits to Prevent Premature Coating Failures
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Michael Pfeifer

Principal Consultant and Trainer for Industrial Metallurgists, LLC

Michael Pfeifer, Ph.D., P.E. is Principal Consultant and Trainer for Industrial Metallurgists, LLC. He provides metallurgy training and metallurgical…

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Why is Stainless Steel Corrosion Resistant?
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Martin Rodriguez

Senior Researcher, CNEA

Martin A. Rodriguez is a senior researcher of the National Commission of Atomic Energy (CNEA) and the National Scientific and Technical Research…

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The 4 Key Types of Crevice Corrosion
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Francisco Servigna

Process and Corrosion Engineer, Venezuelan National Oil Company

Francisco Servigna has 15 years of experience in the Venezuelan National Oil Company as a process and corrosion engineer.Francisco holds a…

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Important Facts You Might Not Know About Copper Patina
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Andry Soetiawan

Material and Corrosion Consultant

Andry Soetiawan is an independent material and corrosion consultant with 14 years of experience working across a broad range of the industry value…

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An In-Depth Look at Materials Selection
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Arun K. Soman, ME

Deputy Manager Inspection Advisory, Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd

Arun Soman is a mechanical engineer with more than 10 years’ experience in the field of asset integrity of static equipment in the oil and gas…

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Nondestructive CUI Detection Techniques for Process Pipelines
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Chrissy Stewart

Senior Chemist, KTA-Tator, Inc.

Chrissy Stewart is a senior chemist with KTA-Tator, Inc. Employed with KTA since 2006, she is heavily involved in coating failure investigation and…

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The Composition of a Paint Coating
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Heather Stiner

Protective Coatings Professional, SSPC

Ms. Heather Stiner is a 1997 graduate of the University of Pittsburgh where she studied chemistry. She has been with SSPC since 2006 as the…

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Soluble Salts and Coating Performance
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Tom Swan

Manager, M-TEST

Thomas Swan is Manager of M-TEST (Montipower–Test Equipment & Specialty Tool), a distributor of coating inspection, welding inspection and…

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Tools & Tips: Holiday Detection on Coated Steel & Concrete Substrates
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Kenneth B. Tator, P.E

Chairman of the Board, KTA-Tator,

Ken is the Chairman of the Board of KTA-Tator, Inc., the son of KTA’s founder, and an internationally renowned industry expert with over 45…

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An Overview of Alkyd Resins
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Sarah Taylor

Owner and Director, SCT Materials Ltd

Sarah Taylor is a materials and corrosion specialist with over 10 years of experience in the areas of materials, welding, corrosion, fabrication…

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Britney Taylor, C.E.

Corrosion Pipeline Integrity Engineer, Campos EPC

Britney Taylor is a civil engineer by education and has spent the last 5 years working as a professional in the pipeline and corrosion mitigation…

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The Impact of the Pipeline Safety Act of 2011 on the Industry
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Aldrich Tyto

Laboratory Manager, CORROSION

Aldrich Tyto is a corrosion and fouling expert and manager of the in-house laboratory at the CORROSION headquarters.

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Fouling in Heat Exchangers: Detection, Prevention and Removal
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Dr. Mike O'Donoghue and Vijay Datta


Dr. Mike O’Donoghue is the Director of Engineering and Technical Services for AkzoNobel Coatings Ltd. (Canada). He has a Ph.D. in Inorganic…

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Step-Change Epoxy Coatings for Corrosion Under Insulation
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Paul Vince

Associate Materials Engineer, WSP

Paul Vince is an Associate Materials Engineer with WSP, focused primarily on condition assessment and durability within the water industry. He has a…

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Lessons Learned from 50 Years of Coatings Testing at SA Water
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Louis D. Vincent

Owner, L.D. “Lou” Vincent PHD LLC

Renowned corrosion-industry author and teacher, Lou Vincent has 57 years’ experience in the coatings industry. Lou co-authored the third…

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The Anatomy of a Coating Failure
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Cody Warner

Global Sales & Marketing Director

Cody Warner began at Deep Trekker Inc. in 2015 and has grown alongside the company from one vehicle to six product lines, thousands of robots in ten…

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Mark Weston

Technical Director, Incospec & Associates

Mark Weston, a native of South Australia, is a distinguished corrosion expert with over 45 years’ experience in technical management roles at…

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Condition Survey – The Backbone of a Good Coating Specification
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Mehdi Yari

Electrochemistry and Corrosion Laboratory at the University of Western Ontario

Mehdi Yari currently serves as a postdoctoral fellow in the Electrochemistry and Corrosion Laboratory at the University of Western Ontario. He was…

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Galvanic Corrosion of Metals Connected to Carbon Fiber Reinforced Polymers


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Cory Janssen


Cory is the co-founder and editor-in-chief of Corrosionpedia.

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Alice Jucquois, MSc.


Marketing Assistant, Belzona Polymerics LtdAlice Jucquois studied at University of Lincoln, UK, and holds a Master of Science degree in Marketing.…

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Field Results: Improving Water System Efficiency & Corrosion Resistance
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Chris Ard

Industrial Market Manager

Chris Ard has over 25 years of experience in the installation, project management and sales of high-performance protective coatings. He is a NACE III…

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Top 5 Considerations when Coating High-Heat Surfaces
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Bradley Erickstad

President, Coastal Corrosion Care LLC

Brad Erickstad is a mechanical engineering graduate from LeTourneau University and UT Austin MBA recipient with nearly 40 years of experience in the…

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Guide to the Best Solution for Not-So-Large Corrosion Problems
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Brendan Fitzsimons


Brendan Fitzsimons is the author of the original Fitz’s Atlas as well as the Fitz’s Atlas 2. Brendan has been in the protective coatings…

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Corrie Cook


Director, Alice Marketing & CommunicationsCorrie is the director of Alice Marketing & Communications Ltd and has a strong interest in…

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How Hybrid Cathodic Systems Protect Reinforced Concrete
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Chad Davis


Chad Davis is a technical advisor and marketing strategy manager with experience in specifying thermal insulating coatings.

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The Pros of Thermal Insulating Coatings Storm-Prone Areas
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Chad Allan


VP of U.S. and Canadian Operations at Enerclear Services Inc

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Chad Carriere


Business Development, Sales & Marketing - EnerClear Services (A Division of Magnum Energy Services) - Tridata Services

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Enerclear Team


EnerClear Services Inc. is the global leader in internal pipeline coatings also know as, insitu coating, insitu cleaning, and pipeline rehabilitation…

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Understanding a New Trend: In Situ Cleaning and Coating
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Kurt Gribnitz

CEO and Owner of Ovolifts

Kurt Gribnitz is the CEO and owner of Ovolifts, a company that develops engineered lifting solutions for the petrochemical industry. He was…

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Inspecting for Corrosion Under Pipe Supports: 4 Common Lifting Method
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Corrview .com


CorrView International, LLC has been involved in the field of corrosion control and ultrasonic testing since 1981. Since 1981, CorrView has conducted…

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21 Types of Pipe Corrosion & Failure
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David Eyre


David Eyre has been working in the Protective and Marine coating industries for over 30 years. The majority of the time has been spent with major…

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5 Coating Defects That Can Be Avoided By Adhering To Coating Specs
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David Shong


David Shong has spent his entire career in the construction materials industry and developed an early passion for insulation. He has worked in the…

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Hydrophobicity is Only Part of the Solution to Prevent CUI
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Industrial Insulation Group


Industrial Insulation Group was formed in 2002 when The Calsilite Group and Johns Manville Corp. merged the manufacturing capabilities for several…

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Why One Insulation Material Does Not Fit All Applications
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Del Williams


Del Williams is a technical writer based in Torrance, California.

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Stopping Corrosion Under Insulation in Global Oil and Gas Facilities
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Doug Fast and Kim Melton


Doug Fast is a Technical Services and Sr. Research Engineer at Johns Manville. Kim Melton is a Technical Writer and Senior Marketing Specialist at…

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Why Are My Insulation Surface Temperatures Out of Spec?
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D. Terry Greenfield, PCS

Principal Consultant, CorroMetrics Services, Inc.

Tactical corrosion engineer Terry Greenfield has nearly 40 years’ experience in the protective coatings and corrosion industry. His company…

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What is Coatings Asset Management? Terry Greenfield Q&A
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Eric P. Guyer


Principal Engineer & Office Director, ExponentEric Guyer specializes in materials corrosion engineering, failure analysis and prevention in…

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Muhammad Azhar Bashir


Muhammad Azhar Bashir earned his M.Eng. degree in Metallurgy & Materials Engineering from University of the Punjab (top ranked university of…

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Faysal Fayez Eliyan, PhD

Assistant Professor

Faysal Eliyan is a professor of mechanical engineering in Qatar. His interests cover pipeline engineering and corrosion in oil and gas systems. He…

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Self-Healing Coatings For Superior Oil Pipeline Protection
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Francis Fasuba, Ph.D.

Quality Assurance Engineer

Omoniyi (Francis) Fasuba graduated with a Ph.D. degree in 2014 from the University of Sheffield, United Kingdom. During his Ph.D., he studied…

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Gabby Dumonceaux

Editorial intern

Gabby Dumonceaux is Corrosionpedia's Managing Editor.

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Howard Mitschke


Howard has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology at the University of Houston. He worked for Shell Oil Co. for 32 years and retired in 2009. During…

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Use of Insulating Coatings for Hazard Protection
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Hamid Khan


Hamid Khan, working presently as Brand Manager – Concrete Durability at Parchem (DuluxGroup), Australasia, holds a bachelor degree in Civil…

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The Root Causes of Today’s Multifactorial Concrete Problems
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Andy Hoffman

Product Manager, Tnemec Company Inc.

Andy Hoffman, Product Manager of Insulation and Specialty Products with Tnemec Company Inc., covers new product development, management of specialty…

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Combating Wet Insulation and CUI with Aerogel Coatings
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Hasan Sabri


TPL Specialist I, Corrosion, Kuwait Oil Company (KOC)BS, Chemical Engineering, University of Toledo in OhioHasan Sabri, is a leading expert in the…

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Andy Huffman


Product Manager, Tnemec Company Inc. As Product Manager of Insulation and Specialty Products with Tnemec Company Inc., Andy Hoffman is responsible…

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Jane Debbrecht


Jane Debbrecht, Principal of JDebbrecht Consulting, is a management consultant specializing in manufacturing company turnarounds and strategy…

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Jeff Stern


Jeff Stern has a long history in the oil and gas sector, specifically within the corrosion and abrasion market. He has experience working as an…

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Peter Macios

Executive Product Manager of Water Services and Industrial Process at SUEZ Water Technology and Solutions

Peter Macios is the Executive Product Manager of Water Services and Industrial Process at SUEZ Water Technology and Solutions. Peter provides…

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Jessica Zimmer


Jessica Zimmer is a news reporter based in northern California with over 20 years of experience as a journalist. She has previously written for…

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Innovative Coating Solutions for Oil Sands Equipment
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L. H. Boulton and E. Yuda


Les Boulton has over forty years’ experience in materials engineering and corrosion consultancy. He is Principal Consultant of Les Boulton &…

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Protecting Public Art Against Corrosion
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John Priebe


John is a freelance technical and science writer, editor and project manager with over twenty years of experience and a B.S. in Computer Programming…

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Joe H. Payer


Chief Scientist, University of Akron NCERCAMPPhD, Metallurgical Engineering, Ohio State UniversityBS, Metallurgical Engineering, Ohio State…

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Robert Anderson


Robert Anderson is the Warehouse Manager for ArmorThane USA and a member of the technical support team. He assists with worldwide dealer training.…

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Combating Sanitation System Corrosion
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Kevin Kirst

Industry Manager, Sentry Equipment Corp

As industry manager for the refinery market, Kevin employs his 25-plus years of experience in engineering, application support and sales to develop…

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Case Study: Faster, Safer Monitoring on Offshore Platforms
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Annemarie Mannion


An experienced writer and journalist, Annemarie Mannion has a Bachelor of Arts Degree in English Literature and Humanistic Studies from St.…

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9 Ways the Merger Between NACE and SSPC Will Impact Corrosion Pros
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Chip Edwards and Tommy Precht of Allan Edwards Inc

Pipeline operations and maintenance

Allan “Chip” Edwards, IV, fourth-generation president of the family-owned-and-operated Allan Edwards, quite literally grew up in the…

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A Systematic Approach for the Design of Composite Repair Technologies
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Merrick Alpert

President and a Member of the Board of Directors of EonCoat, LLC.

Prior to EonCoat, Merrick Alpert served in increasingly senior executive positions at R&D Altanova, Colt’s Manufacturing Company, Turbine Generator…

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The Dangers of Typical Corrosion Prevention Solutions
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Mike Flora


Vice President Sales and Quality AssuranceNycote Laboratories Corporation

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How Liquid Nylon Can Create an Impervious Coating Barrier
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Dr. Mike ODonoghue

Director of Engineering and Technical Services

Dr. Mike O’Donoghue is the Director of Engineering and Technical Services for AkzoNobel Coatings Ltd. (Canada). He has a Ph.D. in Inorganic…

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Mike O'Donoghue, Ph.D.

Director of Engineering and Technical Services

Director of Engineering and Technical Services, AkzoNobel Coatings Ltd. (Canada)Dr. Mike O’Donoghue is the Director of Engineering and…

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Marina Silva


Marina Silva has completed a Bachelor of Arts with Honors in Marketing and Sales and currently serves as Marketing Supervisor at Belzona Polymerics,…

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Flange Corrosion Repair & Protection: Isolating the Sealing Face
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vijay datta

Director of Protective Coatings North America

Vijay Datta is currently Director of Protective Coatings North America at AkzoNobel. He has a Masters Degree in Chemical Engineering from the New…

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Nathan Campbell


President EnerClear Services

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Jason De Silveira


Jason De Silveira is the director of Nexxis. Nexxis carries a wide range of high-quality, non-destructive testing and remote visual inspection…

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The 4 Best Nondestructive Inspection Methods for Corrosion Under Insulation
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Justin Exauce Ngomo-Ngomo Kingh

Chemical Engineer

Justin Kingh is a Chemical Engineer currently working as an independent Contract Worker Engineer in Houston Texas. He earned a Bachelor of Science…

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Michelle Otutu


Michelle Otutu, P.Eng. is a Process Engineer and property developer with over 7 years of experience in the Oil & Gas, Mining and Engineering,…

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Parry Shah


Parry Shah is the CEO and Owner at Rotech Pumps. Rotech Pumps is a Canada based manufacturer of industrial pumps and its accessories since 2002. It…

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Samantha Silbert


Samantha Silbert is a graduate student at North Dakota State University pursuing a PhD in Coatings and Polymeric Materials. Her research involves…

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Protecting Outdoor Bronze Sculptures from Corrosion
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Sadeq Hooshmand Zaferai, MSc


Corrosion Engineer, POGC, NIOCS. H. Zaferai currently works as Senior Technical Inspector and Corrosion Engineer for Pars Oil and Gas Company (POGC),…

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Daniel Folks


Daniel Folks is a freelance writer, editor and marketer based in the North of England. His work covers many areas (as freelance works usually has to)…

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Tabitha Mishra

Civil Engineer, Technical Content Writer

Tabitha has a Bachelors Degree in Civil Engineering from Mumbai University, India, and is currently freelancing as a technical content writer. Prior…

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Thomas Belli, B.A.


Tom Belli received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Advertising and Marketing from the University of Lincoln. After graduating, Tom began working for…

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Ben Howard


Ben Howard is a third-year mechanical engineering student at the University of Western Australia specializing in engineering design and fluid…

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Tim Davison


Communications Director, A&E Systems LtdOriginally trained as an educator in the UK, Tim Davison worked in the Australian publishing industry…

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Tami Kamin Meyer


Tami Kamin Meyer has been a freelance writer for over three decades, enjoying bylines in Forbes, MarketWatch, Cannabis & Tech Today, Next Avenue,…

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Tatsuya Nakagawa

VP of Marketing and co-founder of Castagra Products

Tatsuya Nakagawa is the VP of Marketing and co-founder of Castagra Products, a storage tank and wastewater coatings manufacturing company that is…

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Trevor Parry


Over forty years experience in the protective coatings industry and principally involved in the evaluation of paint coatings, their modes and…

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Mark Edmonds


Retired from Sherwin-Williams, Mark Edmonds is now a NACE Level 3 Coating Inspector who is consultant for US Coast Guard paint work and an SSPC…

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Applying Protective Coatings to Ships in Cold Winter Conditions
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Wade Hannon and Bryce Gapinski


Wade Hannon is an Area Sales Manager – Specialty Products at Graco Inc. He is responsible for equipment demonstrations, technical support,…

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Will Conner


Will Conner is the Marketing Director for Mascoat, manufacturer of insulating, anti-condensation, and sound damping coatings. He has been with the…

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How Thermal Insulating Coatings Can Be Used to Prevent Flood Damage
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Corrosionpedia Staff


Corrosionpedia aims to provide the first steps in the research journey for asset integrity professionals the world over.Working with our team of…

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Trenchlesspedia sources leading-edge educational content about the technologies behind trenchless construction. Our aim is to connect industry…

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Wesley Fawaz

xecutive Officer, Australasian Corrosion Association

Wesley Fawaz is the Executive Officer of the Australasian Corrosion Association (ACA), responsible for implementation of the strategic direction of…

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Correcting and Preventing Concrete Corrosion
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Shiwei William Guan, Ph.D.


Principal Advisor, Global Coatings AdvisorsDr. Shiwei William Guan has over 30 years’ experience in corrosion engineering and coatings. He is…

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Shivananda Prabhu


Shivananda Prabhu is a Graduate Engineer from the University of Mysore, Karnataka, India and PGDBM (Equivalent to MBA) from XLRI, a top-ten…

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