During October and November the Institute will be hosting Mr. Ivan Cruz, who will share his extensive corrosion engineering experience in the oil and gas
industry with the ICMT students. Ivan Cruz served as Senior Engineering Consultant to Saudi Aramco in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia. Prior to joining Saudi Aramco
in 1992, he was Senior Engineering Advisor in Mobil Exploration & Producing Technical Center in Dallas, Texas. He retired in November 2010. He has a B.S. in
Chemical Engineering and has been a member of NACE International since 1977. Mr.Cruz is a certified NACE Corrosion Specialist and Materials Selection/Design Specialist
and a NACE course instructor. He is a recipient of the 2007 NACE Distinguished Service Award.