Saudi Aramco, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
For his contribution in understanding the origin of black powder, in developing science of its formation, and in implementing strategies in controlling black powder in gas pipelines.
California State University, Northridge, California, USA
For outstanding contributions to the understanding of corrosion and material performance in infrastructure, power plants, and oil and Gas, his significant role in mentoring people and his superlative professionalism to developing innovative solutions and standards to mitigating corrosion backed by continued influential role at NACE International and aiding corrosion education.
John Peter Nicholson
Cathodic Technology Limited, Ontario, Canada
For outstanding innovative instrumentation for field corrosion assessment of pipelines and concrete structures, and pioneering contributions to advancement of cathodic protection for reinforced concrete.
Michael P. Brady
UT-Battelle/Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, USA
For leading the development of the alumina-forming austenitic family of heat-resistant stainless steels.
Corrosion Forensics LLC, Ashburn, Virginia, USA
In recognition of a lifetime of accomplishments in developing corrosion control technology, leadership of numerous symposia, and initiatives to train the next generation.
FM Global, Norwood, Massachusetts, USA
Recognized for significant contributions in the development of novel techniques, testing standards, and products mitigating corrosion of fire sprinkler systems, and in corrosion control for equipment loss prevention.
Dr. Pedro Castro Borges
Cinvestav del IPN, Unidad Mérida, Mérida, México
Recognized for outstanding contributions to advanced understanding of corrosion in concrete in tropical environments, conceptual service life models, prevention of corrosion in concrete and development of durable infrastructure.
Sandra E. Hernandez
Chevron, Houston, Texas, USA
In honor of her 25+ years of work to define, predict, and prevent corrosion in oil and gas production environments which has helped protect the environment by preventing corrosion incident on several continents.
University of Erlangen-Nürnberg, Erlangen, Germany
For sustained excellence in the study of corrosion fundamentals, in particular passivity and biocompatibility, and for leadership in the field.
Steven C. Kung, Ph.D.
Electric Power Research Institute, Charlotte, North Carolina, USA
Recognized for seminal contributions to addressing corrosion issues in the power generation industry, particularly by understanding and modeling fireside corrosion in coal-fired boilers.
DNV GL, Dublin, Ohio, USA
Recognized for development of advanced test techniques for the selection, and qualification of corrosion resistant alloys and steels in high pressure, high temperature oil and gas systems.
Thomas L. Ladwein
Steinbeis Transferzentrum Korrosion und Werkstoff, Augsburg, Germany
Recognized for his outstanding and sustained research of microstructure and surface effects on stainless steels, which has facilitated significant extension of safe materials use in the oil and gas and chemical industries, and for his innovative, holistic approach to education.
National Institute of Ocean Technology, Chennai, India
Recognized for significant and sustained contributions to marine corrosion engineering and biocorrosion mitigation on marine structures for the coastal, deep ocean and polar waters.
Prof. Dr. ir. Walter F. Bogaerts
KU Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
Recognized for his outstanding academic work on corrosion engineering, his pioneering role in developing computerized corrosion information systems and his contributions to NACE in Europe.
University of Science and Technology Beijing, Beijing, China
Recognized for his significant contribution to the fundamental understanding of corrosion of steels, the design of corrosion resistant steels and the development of corrosion big-data approaches.