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Is corrosion for everybody?

Materials.Business Newsletter ⚙️ April 05th, 2023


Podcast Guest: Alec Groysman

Dr. Alec Groysman graduated from the Chemico-Technological University named after Mendeleev in Moscow. He received his Ph.D. in physical chemistry and corrosion. He has experience in corrosion, corrosion control and corrosion monitoring from 1976 in the oil refining, oil and gas, petrochemical, and chemical industry and teaching the subject of corrosion.

He has lived in Israel since 1990. He worked for 22 years for oil refinery Haifa and at the same time taught corrosion science and technology in universities (Technion, Haifa; Bar-Ilan University, Tel Aviv, Ariel University) and College of Engineering (Karmiel, Israel). He is an Honor President of Israeli Association of Chemical Engineers and Chemists.

He deals with kinetics and thermodynamics of corrosion processes, on-line corrosion monitoring, choice and use of corrosion inhibitors, coating systems, selection of appropriate alloys for corrosive service, failure analysis, corrosion management, and assessment of corrosion risk.

He has special interests in corrosion education and in searching for relationships between corrosion, art, history, and philosophy.

His first book “Corrosion for Everybody” published by Springer in 2010 received the innovation award winner of Materials Performance Readers` choice in 2012 year in the USA.

His second book “Corrosion in Systems for Transportation and Storage of Petroleum Products and Biofuels” was published by Springer in 2014.

His third book "Corrosion Problems and Solutions in Oil Refining and Petrochemical Industry" came to life by Springer in 2016.

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