Y. Frank Cheng, University of Calgary, Canada
Frank Cheng, an Elected Member of European Union Academy of Science and Fellows of NACE International (USA), Institute of Corrosion (UK), and Chinese Society for Corrosion and Protection, is Canada Research Chair in Pipeline Engineering and a full professor at the University of Calgary. He is recognised as an international leader in pipeline corrosion and integrity management research. Throughout his career, he has published 3 books and 250+ journal papers, which have amassed over 11,600 citations and have gained him an H-index of 66. He is the recipient of numerous prestigious awards, including the Canadian Distinguished Materials Scientist Award, Metal Chemistry Award of Canadian Metallurgical and Materials Society, H.H. Uhlig Award and Technical Achievement Award of NACE, and International Association of Advanced Materials (IAAM) Medal. He was elected to the board of the Canadian Society for Mechanical Engineering in 2017, and is serving as the Chair of Technical Committee in Materials Technology. He obtained a PhD in Materials Engineering from the University of Alberta in 2000.