Instructor's Summary

Dr. Tony Dimitry

Dr. Tony Dimitry, PhD, MSc, BSc, is a Senior Mechanical, Corrosion & Metallurgical Engineer with over 30 years of industrial experience. His expertise covers Cathodic Protection Systems, Corrosion Control, Corrosion Inhibition, Steel Manufacturing, Facility Integrity, Metallurgy, Corrosion Engineering, Ladle Furnace Treatment and Ferro-Alloys Production. Further, his specialization widely evolves in Electric Arc Furnace (EAF), Vibration Analysis, Heat Exchanger, Siemens Steam Turbine Maintenance, Electromechanical Maintenance, Machinery Alignment, Lubrication Technology, Blower & Fan, Shaft Repair, Safety Relief Valves, Pipelines, Piping, Process Equipment, Diesel Engine & Crane Maintenance, Maintenance Management (Preventive, Predictive, Breakdown), Reliability Management, Condition-Based Monitoring, Rotating Equipment, Tanks & Tank Farms, Pneumatic System, Static Equipment, Failure Analysis, FMEA, Corrosion, Metallurgy, Planning, Scheduling, Cost Control, Preventive and Predictive Maintenance.

Currently, Dr. Dimitry is the Maintenance Manager of the PPC Incorporation wherein he is responsible for the maintenance and upgrade of all plant components, monitoring the thermal stresses and the remaining life of steam pipes, turbine casing, mills, fans and pumps. He is in-charge of the metallurgical failure analysis and the usage of fracture mechanics for determining crack propagation in impellers of turbines, assessing all alterations and developments for upgrading the plant.

During his career life, Dr. Dimitry was a Senior Engineer in Chloride Silent (UK) wherein he was responsible for the mechanical, thermal and electrical modelling of battery problems for electric vehicles and satellites as well as an Operations Engineer of the National Nuclear Corporation (UK) wherein he was responsible for the optimization of the plant. Prior to this, he was a Professor at the Technical University of Crete and an Assistant Professor of the University of Manchester (UK).

Dr. Dimitry has PhD, Master and Bachelor degrees in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Manchester, UK. Further, he is an active member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) and Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE).