Kiefner & Associates Inc.

Zhicao Feng, PhD, PE

Dr. Feng earned his PhD degree in Materials Science and Engineering from The Ohio State University. His PhD thesis is galvanic corrosion of coated Aluminum alloy and bare stainless steel. Dr. Feng has published over 10 technical papers in peer-review journals during his time in graduate school.

Afterwards, Dr. Feng joined Mears Group and transferred his corrosion knowledge and skills into the oil and gas industry, specifically into pipeline corrosion and corrosion control. This includes but is not limited to coating evaluation, cathodic protection, AC mitigation, External Corrosion Direct Assessment (ECDA) and Internal Corrosion Direct Assessment (ICDA).

Dr. Feng then joined Kiefner & Associates, Inc. in 2019 and focused on pipeline integrity management including fitness for service, selective seam weld corrosion, root cause analysis, dig direct examination, electrochemical testing, stress and strain monitoring, and more.

Zhicao Feng, PhD, PE
Senior Principal Engineer

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