About the Author
Dr. Javaherdashti holds a double degree in materials science and metallurgical engineering. He has more than 20 years of industrial and academic experience. In addition to various research papers and root cause analysis reports, Dr. Javaherdashti has authored several reference books on corrosion. He is an American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)-approved trainer and has designed and executed many international industrial workshops. Furthermore, he has been involved in many consulting and problem-solving activities around the globe and is also a corrosion advisor to internationally renowned companies. Dr. Javherdashti is a veteran member of various well-reputed international corrosion societies such as the National Association of Corrosion Engineers (NACE). Dr. Kiana Alasvand is a Research Fellow with the Department of Studies in Microbiology, University of Mysore, India. Dr. Alasvand's topics of research include: the study of corrosion of metal exposed to bacterial culture by mass loss, bacterial biosynthesis of nanoparticles and its characterization, screening of antimicrobial producing bacteria against SRB, and isolation and identification of sulfate reducing bacteria from ship hull by biochemical and molecular methods.