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Kinectrics Principal Engineer Awarded 2016 NACE Fellows Honour

August 09, 2016

Dr. Gabriel Ogundele of Kinectrics is the recipient of the 2016 NACE Fellows Honor for his contributions to the advancement of corrosion control science and technology in Canada. The award was given in recognition of Dr. Ogundele’s significant achievements in the field of corrosion and its prevention; and the development of a broadly-based forum for technical and professional leaders to serve as advisers to the Association.
 
Most notably, Dr. Ogundele developed the simulated groundwater electrolyte currently referred to as NS4, which is used worldwide in most corrosion laboratories for studying stress corrosion cracking of pipeline steels in near-neutral pH environments.
 
Dr. Ogundele is currently a Principal Engineer in the Kinectrics Materials and Major Components Department. He is a Member of Professional Engineers Ontario and a certified instructor for the NACE International Basic Corrosion course. He also served in several positions within NACE International, Toronto Section: Chairman, Student Development Chair, Membership Chair, Program Chair, and Arrangements Chair and acted as an Advisor to the University of Toronto NACE Student Chapter as well as serving on a number of NACE International committees.  He is currently the Trustee for Toronto Section of the Association.
 
With headquarters in Houston, Texas, NACE International is the Worldwide Corrosion Authority, serving nearly 36,000+ members in 140 countries and is recognized globally as the premier authority for corrosion control solutions.