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D.B. Robinson Distinguished Speaker Series Kicks-off with Dr. Latanision

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September 25, 2012


Each year, the D.B. Robinson Distinguished Speaker Series features seven internationally-renowned engineers and scientists who inspire students and faculty members alike. The 2012-2013 series began with the Mackiw Lecture in Metallurgy with Dr. Ronald Latanision, Vice-President at Exponent and Professor and Director (Emeritus) of the Uhlig Corrosion Lab at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Dr. Latanision’s talk, which took place at the University of Alberta on September 13, 2012, focused on “Corrosion Science, Corrosion Engineering and New Technologies.” Dr. Latanision looked at corrosion in the example of supercritical water oxidation as a means of treating military and civilian wastes.

For more information about the D.B. Robinson Distinguished Speaker Series, click here.