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The gender perspective from one of the leading experts on Corrosion in the region

Materials.Business Newsletter ⚙️ January 26th, 2023


Podcast Guest: Hanan Farhat

Dr. Hanan Farhat is a Senior Research Director at Qatar Environment and Energy Research Institute, and the founding director of the Corrosion Center. The first center of its kind in Qatar. Her resume also includes technical service management, as well as senior inspection and lead corrosion engineering positions.

Dr. Farhat is a registered professional Canadian Engineer (Peng). She holds international certifications in corrosion and inspection engineering. She is the first Libyan to be certified level III in Non-Destructive Testing and inspection, and the first Libyan woman to hold a an executive technical service position, and an inspection engineering position. She represents the State of Qatar in the International Association of Oil and Gas Producers (IOGP), the International Standard Organization (ISO), and the GCC Standardization Organization. She is the founder and chairperson of the Qatar Forum for Corrosion and Materials Engineers.

Dr. Farhat is an advocate for women rights and gender equality. She is the founder and former Chairperson of the Qatar Women Engineers Association (QWEA). She also founded the MENA Women in Engineering, and currently acting as the chairperson of the group. Dr. Farhat received the distinguished women engineers contribution award from the Canadian Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientist in 2005 for her work in promoting engineering profession to young females. She was also awarded the Women of Change Award on engineering creativity by the Doha Women Forum in 2022.

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