Interview: Corrosion Risks to Infrastructure After Wildfire Exposure

Dr. Mehrooz Zamanzadeh, technical director and principal investigator at Matergenics.

This exclusive video interview brings together Clinton Char, manager of transmission engineering at Southern California Edison, and Dr. Mehrooz Zamanzadeh, PhD, FNACE and technical director and principal investigator at Matergenics Inc., to discuss potential corrosion concerns related to ongoing wildfires in the Western United States.

In the presentation, Char and Zamanzedeh discuss how wildfires can reduce the structural integrity of structures, all while providing insights from the electric utility and corrosion engineering perspectives that each brings.

Zamamzadeh, who is best known as Dr. Z, is also a Fellow of NACE International; a Fellow of ASM International; a NACE Certified Specialist in protective coatings, cathodic protection, and materials selection and design; and an AMPP Instructor for condition assessment and corrosion engineering. Tune in for the full interview:

Source: Association for Materials Protection and Performance,

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