Mehdi Yari

Mehdi Yari currently serves as a postdoctoral fellow in the Electrochemistry and Corrosion Laboratory at the University of Western Ontario. He was faculty staff in the Materials Engineering department at the Science and Research branch of Azad University (Iran) for more than eight years. During that time, he became involved in metallurgical industries as a scientific and engineering consulter. He received B.Sc., M.Sc., and Ph.D. degrees in metallurgical engineering, corrosion engineering, and advanced materials in materials engineering, respectively. He has obtained several teaching and research awards. He is author and co- author of more than 15 scientific papers in reputed journals in the field of corrosion and surface engineering.
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Photograph of metal ball bearings on carbon fiber. Photograph of metal ball bearings on carbon fiber. Photograph of metal ball bearings on carbon fiber. Photograph of metal ball bearings on carbon fiber.


The use of carbon fiber-reinforced composites is growing thanks to their high strength and light weight. This material poses new challenges...

An Intro to Pipeline Corrosion in Seawater An Intro to Pipeline Corrosion in Seawater An Intro to Pipeline Corrosion in Seawater An Intro to Pipeline Corrosion in Seawater


When it comes to corrosion engineering, seawater is one of the most important environments to discuss. Here we'll take a look at what...

Distillation units of oil refinery plant. Distillation units of oil refinery plant. Distillation units of oil refinery plant. Distillation units of oil refinery plant.


Crude oil isn't corrosive, but some of the impurities commonly found in it are. Find out what those components are, and what can be done to...

A Look at High Nitrogen Stainless Steels A Look at High Nitrogen Stainless Steels A Look at High Nitrogen Stainless Steels A Look at High Nitrogen Stainless Steels


High nitrogen stainless steels are an increasingly suitable substitute for nickel. Nitrogen can improve corrosion resistance and the...

Nitriding for Corrosion and Wear Fatigue Resistance Nitriding for Corrosion and Wear Fatigue Resistance Nitriding for Corrosion and Wear Fatigue Resistance Nitriding for Corrosion and Wear Fatigue Resistance


Nitriding, the process of introducing nitrogen into a metal surface, is an excellent method of controlling corrosion, as well as wear and...

The 3 Stages of Corrosion Failure Analysis The 3 Stages of Corrosion Failure Analysis The 3 Stages of Corrosion Failure Analysis The 3 Stages of Corrosion Failure Analysis


Failure analysis allows corrosion engineers to determine why a component or piece of equipment failed and how to prevent the same type of...

Corrosion Assessment: 8 Corrosion Tests That Help Engineers Mitigate Corrosion Corrosion Assessment: 8 Corrosion Tests That Help Engineers Mitigate Corrosion Corrosion Assessment: 8 Corrosion Tests That Help Engineers Mitigate Corrosion Corrosion Assessment: 8 Corrosion Tests That Help Engineers Mitigate Corrosion


Corrosion testing is one of a corrosion engineer's most important responsibilities. Here we look at the top field and laboratory tests used.

Q&A by Mehdi Yari


Why should cathodic protection and a coating be used together to protect against corrosion? Why should cathodic protection and a coating be used together to protect against corrosion? Why should cathodic protection and a coating be used together to protect against corrosion? Why should cathodic protection and a coating be used together to protect against corrosion?


Applying a protective coating to metallic surfaces is the most effective method to mitigate corrosion damage. According to a National...

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