Principal Engineer IIYears of Experience: 31Education and Licenses:M.S., Metallurgy, 1984, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MAB.S., Materials Science and Engineering, 1983, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MAAreas of Specialization:Identification of Refinery Damage Mechanisms and Corrosion Control MethodsMaterials Selection for Petrochemical and Biofuels Refining ProjectsSeminar Instructor of “API 571 – Damage Mechanisms Affecting Fixed Equipment in the Refining Industry”Development and Review of Refinery Plant Corrosion Mitigation Plans and Corrosion Control DocumentsDevelopment and Review of Inspection Strategies for Fixed Refinery EquipmentFailure Analysis of Refinery Equipment and Root Cause Failure AnalysisLaboratory Corrosion Test Planning and AnalysisAuthor of Refinery Documents on Ammonium Bisulfide Corrosion, Naphthenic Acid Corrosion, and Storage Tank Corrosion MitigationDevelopment and Review of Refinery Corrosion and Metallurgy ManualsOverview:Mr. Buscemi has more than 31 years of experience in the petrochemical industry. His main competence includes refinery corrosion, metallurgy, materials selection, and damage mechanisms. A special emphasis on environmental stress-corrosion cracking mechanisms, failure analysis and analytical laboratory work, high-temperature hydrogen attack (HTHA) of carbon steels and low-alloy steels, development of equipment inspection guidelines, organic and metallic coatings, and biofuel refining plant corrosion.Mr. Buscemi is the author and co-author of technical papers regarding HTHA and temper embrittlement (TE) of iron-chromium-molybdenum alloys for hydrocracker and hydrotreater units. He is also the joint holder of patents regarding the invention of metallic coatings to resist high-temperature sulfidation.Throughout his career, Mr. Buscemi has worked as a metallurgical and corrosion engineer for domestic Chevron Corporation refineries, Chevron’s Energy and Technology Center, Connexsys Inc., Stress Engineering Services, and E2G | The Equity Engineering Group, Inc. He is a member of NACE.