About the Author
Michael Holloway is the Director of Reliability and Technical Development for the NCH Corporation, and he has experience with high-profile companies in a wide array of industrial areas. He has served as a contributing writer for Manufacturing.net, Assembly magazine, Plant Services magazine, and Lubrication & Fluid Power magazine. He holds a BA in philosophy and a BS in chemistry from Salve Regina University and an MS in polymer engineering from the University of Massachusetts. He is a master black belt trained in Six Sigma, served as an adjunct professor at the University of North Texas, and was managing editor for Porsche Club of America's magazine, Slipstream. Chikezie Nwaoha is a petroleum engineer specializing in process engineering/equipment operations, natural gas processing/distribution, and pipeline integrity. He is a contributing editor for a number of trade magazines in the oil and gas industry and is also a guest member of the Subsea Integrity Research Group, University of Aberdeen, Scotland. He is a co-editor, with Michael Holloway, of the book Process Plant Equipment: Operation, Control and Reliability (Wiley).