• Professor of Practice, Materials Science & Engineering
Raymundo Case

Educational Background

  • Ph.D, Corrosion Science, University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology - 2002
  • M.S., Materials Selection, University of Central de Venezuela - 1992
  • M.S., Physical Metallurgy, University of Central de Venezuela - 1995
  • B.S., Material Science and Engineering, University of Simon Bolivar - 1989

Research Interests

    • Corrosion damage distribution model for low alloy steels is CO2/H2S containing environments
    • Pitting a stress corrosion prediction model for stainless steels and CRA’s in CO2/H2S containing environments
    • Study of the effect of H2S on the pit growth kinetics and passivity stability in corrosion resistant alloys (CRA)
    • Study liquid metal embrittlement (LME) of CRA and High strength Ti by exposure to metallic Hg.
    • Research in corrosion mechanisms and mitigation in super critical environments.


Industry Experience

  • • Staff Scientist Conoco Phillips in 2008-2016
    • Senior Technical Consultant Petrobras in 2006-2008
    • Senior Project Leader (PDVSA Intevep) in 2002-2004

Awards & Honors

  • 2016 NACE Technical Achievement Award
  • 2013 Conoco Phillips Technology Achievement Award

Selected Publications

  • Engelhardt, G. R., R. P. Case and D. D. Macdonald "Electrochemical Impedance Spectroscopy Optimization on Passive Metals." Journal of The Electrochemical Society 163 (8),(2016). C470-C476
  • Case, R. P., D. R. McIntyre and H. E. Rincon. Effect of Brine Ionic Strength on Sulfide Stress Cracking Resistance of High Strength Low Alloy Steel.Paper 7685 CORROSION 2016, Vancouver, CA, NACE International.
  • Case, R., M. Achour and J. Daniels. Evaluation of Preferential Weld Corrosion Susceptibility and its Mitigation in Slightly Sour Conditions.Paper 5640 CORROSION 2015, Dallas, TX, NACE International.
  • Case, R., S. Mahajanam, J. Dunn, M. Joosten, M. Achour, H. Marchebois and M. Bonis "High Temperature Corrosion Studies in Simulated SAGD Produced Fluids." Corrosion 71 (4),(2015). 536-545.
  • Case, R. "Stochastic Approach to the Modeling of CO2 Corrosion." Corrosion 70 (11), (2014). 1080-1089