Sudhakar Mahajanam: About the Author
Senior Engineering Specialist, Pinnacle

Sudhakar Mahajanam

Sudhakar Mahajanam serves as Senior Corrosion Specialist for Pinnacle in Pasadena, Texas. In this role, he provides materials and corrosion guidance to internal project teams and external clients. He has nearly 25 years of experience in the field of metallurgy and corrosion, with 11 years in oil and gas, previously serving eight years at ConocoPhillips as Staff and Materials Engineer.

Sudhakar is an active member of NACE and SPE, and holds certifications in API 571 and API 580. He has a Bachelor’s degree in metallurgical engineering from Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee; MS and PhD degrees in materials science and engineering from The Ohio State University; and an MBA from University of Texas at Austin. Sudhakar has published ~30 papers, and is a technical editor for several peer-reviewed journals.

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March/April 2018 Inspectioneering Journal

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