Mimoun Elboujdaini

EDUCATION:

Ph.D. (Metallurgical & Chemical Engineering)   Laval University, Canada
M. Sc. (Physical Metallurgy/ Engineering) Ecole Polytechnic of Montreal, Canada
D.E.A. (Mechanical Engineering) University of Technology of Compiegne, France
B. Eng. (Mechanical Engineering) University of Technology of Compiegne, France

 CAREER PROFILE:

Scientist with over 27 years in material R&D and management and coordinator of projects on engineering materials, in particular their properties and performance in various service environments.  The projects covered oil & gas, copper base alloys, stainless steels, mining industry, aerospace and nuclear materials, etc.

 

  • 1989 to 2013   à Research scientist - Ministry of Natural Resources Canada (NRCan)
  • 2013 to 2014    à Advisor Materials & Corrosion Engineering / Petroleum Development Oman (PDO)
  • Since April 2014 à Senior Materials Engineering Advisor / Blade Energy Partners Houston/USA

 

Active member of several international professional societies as chairman and/or as member of Board of Directors. Chaired a number of national and international conferences. Reviewed numerous papers for scientific journals, and acted as editor books, PhD thesis examiner and reviewer of graduate programs at the universities and Adjunct professorship at the University of Alberta. 

 

Dr. Elboujdaini has provided consulting services in engineering, failure analysis of metallurgical components and in providing corrosion consulting and material selection. During the last years, he prepared and presented many training courses for personnel involved in the pipeline activities: SCC, hydrogen-induced cracking (HIC), stress-oriented hydrogen-induced cracking (SOHIC), step-wise cracking (SWC) and hydrogen embrittlement, on pipelines and other structures. This includes preparation and presentation of courses during conferences (e.g.; Canada, Libya, China, India, Algeria, Bahrain, USA, Egypt, Malaysia, Sultanate Oman and for several universities, etc.)

 

EXPERTISE:

  • Physical Metallurgy
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Materials degradation and failure analysis
  • Corrosion expert in stress corrosion cracking, corrosion fatigue, hydrogen embrittlement, etc.