Instructor's Summary

Mr. Walter Dziewas

Dr. Walter Dziewas, MSc, BSc, is a Senior Mechanical,  Corrosion & Safety Engineer with over 30 years of industrial experience in Mechanical Maintenance, Metallurgy, Corrosion, Failure Analysis and Cathodic Protection. His expertise greatly covers Air Traffic Services, Safety Management, Risk & Hazard Management, Pipeline & Piping Inspection & Maintenance, Corrosion & Metallurgical Engineering, Modern Cathodic Protection Systems, Painting, Coating & Thermal Installation, Rotating & Static Equipment such as pump, valve, compressor, turbines, blower, fan, pipe, piping, pressure vessels and heat exchangers and process plant operations. He is currently an International Independent Consultant providing consultancy services on various fields involving mechanical maintenance, piping & pipeline systems and corrosion engineering to international companies such as Alstrom, Lurgi, Caltex, Shell, Siemens, Uhde, Krupp, Belchatow, Pertamina Oil Industries, US Continental Oil Company, Veba Gelsenkirchen, Eon, Steag, Nerefco, BP, Scholven, Horst, PDOC, OVL and many other companies all over the Europe, USA, South America, Middle East, Asia and African regions

During his career life, Dr. Dziewas worked as a Technical Advisor, Director, Plant Manager, Project Manager, Corrosion Engineer and Chief Engineer to various oil & gas companies (both onshore & offshore), pipe & steel industries, petrochemical, petroleum, chemical, water treatment & seawater desalination and power plants worldwide. During those periods, he has garnered valuable experience in piping and pipeline structures, mechanical maintenance, surface protection, coating, rubber lining and injection systems and he further provided job training, coaching & technical assistance on corrosion protection, plant operations and mechanical maintenance systems to various governments and private multinational companies.

Dr. Dziewas has Master and Bachelor degrees in Mechanical, Metallurgical, Corrosion & Aerospace Engineering from the German Airforce University in Germany and a Doctorate degree in Economics from the College for Administration and Economy University in Germany. Further, he was certified by NACE as an International Coating Inspector, International Corrosion Engineer & Technician and SSPC Protective Coating Specialist.