Dr Afshin Sadri (on the right) with his colleagues at Hatch.
About the seminar:
In this presentation, Dr. Sadri will introduce Hatch (www.Hatch.com) as a leading Canadian engineering company with 76 offices worldwide. Later he’ll introduce pyrometallurgical furnaces and their issues followed by an introduction to the NDT and monitoring systems that are used to inspect and monitor operating smelting furnaces.
About the speaker:
Dr Afshin Sadri is the Global Director of Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) Technologies at Hatch. He is also an Adjunct Professor in departments of Graduate Study and Civil Engineering at Ryerson University.
He received his B.Sc. in Geophysics in 1990 from Concordia University, and Masters as well as Ph.D. from McGill University, Department of Mining and Metallurgical Engineering in 1992 and 1997.
Afshin left Iran in 1982 and ever since is living in Canada. In Iran his last educational institute was Kharazmi High School, in Tajrish. He has over 26 years experience in the field of exploration geophysics, mining engineering, rock mechanic, and coarse-grained nondestructive testing (NDT). Afshin has worked in 37 countries. In 2004 he joined Hatch Ltd. in Mississauga. He has developed a number of equipment and techniques for earthquake damage prevention, concrete and furnace NDT and health monitoring. He has 10 US and 17 Canadian and international patents, all related to his professional work. Afshin has written and co-authored over 100 conference and journal articles.
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