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Dr. Joey Kish

Professor

Department of Materials Science and Engineering

Expertise:
Corrosion prediction and protection of structural materials in the automotive, aerospace, energy generation and chemical processing industries.
Areas of Specialization:
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Email:
Office:
JHE 343/B
Phone:
+1 905.525.9140 x 21492

Overview

Major research topics explored during my professional experience include: composite tube fireside cracking in kraft recovery boilers, superheater corrosion in biomass fired power boilers, concrete corrosion in effluent treatment systems, and corrosion of alloys in concentrated sulphuric acid. I am a member of NACE International, SAE International, ASM International, and ECS.

Education

Ph.D. McMaster University,

P.Eng.

Biography

I received my undergraduate and graduate degree in Materials Science & Engineering from McMaster University in 1992 and 1999 respectively. In the course of my Ph.D., I developed a galvanic passivation model of the spontaneous oscillating active-passive corrosion behaviour exhibited by nickel-containing stainless steel when in contact with hot, concentrated sulphuric acid (H2SO4). Following my Ph.D., I joined NORAM Engineering & Constructors Limited (Vancouver, BC) in January of 1998 as a Materials Specialist.

In this role, I provided materials selection support for project design teams in all major areas of business, including nitration processes, sulphuric acid manufacture, and electrochemical synthesis. In April of 2000, I joined FPInnovations – Paprican (Vancouver, BC) as a Corrosion Scientist. In this role I was responsible for conducting research on corrosion and materials selection for pulp and paper mills.

Major research topics explored during my professional experience include: composite tube fireside cracking in kraft recovery boilers, superheater corrosion in biomass fired power boilers, concrete corrosion in effluent treatment systems, and corrosion of alloys in concentrated sulphuric acid. I am a member of NACE International, SAE International, ASM International, and ECS.

Publications

Recent

  • S.A. Jones, Y. Li, K.S. Coley, J.R. Kish, M.B. Ives, “Corrosion Potential Oscillations of Nickel-Containing Stainless Steel in Concentrated Sulphuric Acid: II Mechanism and Kinetic Modelling,” Corrosion Science, 52 (1), p. 250 (2010).
  • J.R. Kish, N.J. Stead, D.L. Singbeil, “Corrosion Control of Type 316L Stainless Steel in Sulphamic Acid Cleaning Solutions,” Corrosion, 65 (7), p. 491 (2009).
  • J.R. Kish, P. Eng, D.L. Singbeil, J.R. Keiser, Sulphidation Resistance of Composite Tube MaterialsMaterials at High Temperatures, 25 (2), p. 67 (2008).
  • J.R. Kish, C. Reid, D.L. Singbeil, R. Seguin, Corrosion of High Alloy Superheater Tubes in a Coastal Biomass Power BoilerCorrosion, 64 (4), p. 356 (2008).
  • J.R. Kish, D.L. Singbeil, R. Seguin, Corrosion of Alloy 625 Bed Nozzle Alloys in a Wood-Waste Fluidized Bed Power BoilerMaterials Performance, 46 (9), p. 74 (2007).
  • J.R. Kish, D.L. Singbeil, Biogenic H2SO4 Corrosion of Concrete in Pure Oxygen Activated Sludge Bioreactors, Tappi Journal, 6 (6), p. 3 (2007).
  • J.R. Kish, J.R. Keiser, D.L. Singbeil, A. Willoughby, H. Longmire, Cracking of Composite Modified Alloy 825 Primary Air Port TubesTappi Journal, 6 (4), p. 29 (2007).
  • J.R. Kish, D.L. Singbeil, P. Eng, O. Posein, R. Seguin, Corrosion of Bed Nozzle Alloys in a Wood-Waste Fluidized Bed Power BoilerCorrosion, 63 (2), p. 197 (2007).