Homero Castaneda is the Associate Professor and Director at the National Corrosion and Materials Reliability Laboratory within Texas A&M University. He got his Ph.D. in materials science and engineering from Penn State University in 2001. Dr. Castaneda has 21 years of experience using electrochemical and nondestructive techniques to monitor interfacial phenomena in materials and theoretical modeling of corrosion science and engineering, pipelines science and engineering and electrochemical processes for different industries He has authored over 100 peer-reviewed papers in the areas of corrosion science and engineering, pipelines, coatings degradation and reliability, materials characterization and electrochemical impedance spectroscopy. He holds ten patents and four copyrights. He received the H.H. Uhlig award from NACE international in 2018. He was awarded to be NACE Fellow of Class 2019. He is the editor of three journals related to electrochemistry, materials, corrosion and pipelines. Dr. Castaneda-Lopez has been served on the Corrosion of Buried Steel at New and In-Service Infrastructure committee by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine. He is also the chairman of Publications committee at AMPP.