Atmospheric Corrosion Solutions

Atmospheric Corrosion Solutions

Atmospheric Corrosion Solutions

Guarding Your Assets Against Time and Elements

Guarding Your Assets Against Time and Elements

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Meet Carlos Arroyave - A Leading Expert in Corrosion Science

Meet Carlos Arroyave - A Leading Expert in Corrosion Science

Carlos Arroyave is the founder and driving force behind Arroyave Consulting, a firm specializing in solutions for atmospheric corrosion and material integrity challenges.

With over 45 years of experience, Arroyave has established himself as a globally respected authority in the field of corrosion science. He holds a B.S. in Metallurgical Engineering from the University of Antioquia in Colombia, a M.S. in Metallurgical Engineering and Materials Science from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and a Ph.D. in Chemistry from the Complutense University of Madrid, Spain.

After completing his doctoral studies, Arroyave underwent specialized training at the prestigious Swedish Corrosion Institute in Stockholm. This equipped him with cutting-edge knowledge in corrosion mechanisms, behavior of materials, and protection methods.

Over his long and illustrious career, Arroyave has worked with various high-profile organizations. He served as a consultant for the World Bank and held senior roles in academia including Dean of Engineering at the University of Antioquia and Vice President of Innovation at Antonio Nariño University.

Arroyave also held key positions in government institutions focused on science, technology and innovation. He was Deputy Director of Innovation Programs for Colombia's National Institute for Science, Technology and Innovation.

At an international level, Arroyave has been President of the International Corrosion Council (ICC), the Ibero-American Federation of Corrosion and Protection and the Colombian Corrosion Association. This demonstrates his standing as a globally respected leader in the corrosion field.

Arroyave has authored over 200 publications including books, book chapters, and scientific articles. He has also presented at numerous international conferences as an invited speaker and instructor.

Arroyave has received various honors and awards recognizing his contributions, including the Corrosion Awareness Honour by the World Corrosion Organization (WCO), the Chinese Society of Corrosion and Prevention (CSCP) and the European Federation of Corrosion (EFC) in 2022.

Some key skills and experience highlighted on his profile are:

  • Corrosion and Protection, Research and Development, Knowledge Management

  • 45+ years in corrosion science and metallurgical engineering

  • Leadership roles in academia, government, and international organizations

  • 200+ publications, conference presentations and lectures

  • Multiple honors and awards for contributions to the field

Today, Arroyave leads Arroyave Consulting from his base in Northern Portugal, leveraging his unparalleled technical knowledge and decades of experience to provide expert corrosion consultancy services. Clients praise his passion for educating and empowering others to implement impactful solutions to tackle their atmospheric corrosion challenges.

With his academic pedigree, real-world experience across sectors, and sincere commitment to advancing the corrosion profession, Carlos Arroyave stands out as a trusted advisor for organizations seeking to protect their assets from atmospheric degradation.

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