Prof. Frank Cheng
University of Calgary, Canada
Dr. Frank Cheng is a Professor and Canada Research Chair in Pipeline Engineering at the University of Calgary. Frank is an internationally recognized leader in Energy Pipeline Technology, with specializations in pipeline corrosion and stress corrosion cracking, hydrogen pipeline technology and defect assessment for structural integrity management. Frank is the author of 4 books and over 280 peer-reviewed journal papers. The total citations of his publications exceed 14,700, with a H-index of 73. Frank’s research excellence was recognized and evidenced by many prestigious awards. He was named the Canadian Distinguished Materials Scientist in 2019. Frank is elected Fellows of the U.S. National Association of Corrosion Engineers (NACE), the U.K. Institute of Metallurgy, Mining and Minerals (IOM3), the U.K. Institute of Corrosion (ICorrr), the International Association of Advanced Materials (IAAM) and the Chinese Society for Corrosion Protection (CSCP). Frank serves as the Editor-in-Chief of Journal of Pipeline Science and Engineering. Frank obtained his Ph.D. in Materials Engineering at the University of Alberta in 2000.