Senior Materials Engineer/R&D Manager
Eugene joined Endurance Technologies Inc. in 2012 as Senior Materials Engineer/R&D Manager. He is responsible for the R&D and New Product Development activities conducted in the Company related to the development and optimization of the protective coatings and products, their technology, and evaluation of materials properties; he participates in quality control and troubleshooting as well.
Eugene has over 30 years of extensive experience in the development, manufacturing, evaluation and application of advanced materials, e.g. ceramics, composites, coatings, for wear-, corrosion- and thermal shock-resistance and engineering applications, ballistic armour, electronics and power generation. In particular, he has vast experience with materials and products for the oil and gas industry, mining and mineral processing, power generation, petrochemical and chemical processing, and waste management.
Before joining Endurance Technologies, Eugene held the managerial and senior research and engineering positions with the companies in the USA, Canada and Russia (e.g. Umicore Thin Film Products, USA and Ceramic Protection Corp. and Indepor Inc., Canada). His work has provided implementation of the products with superior properties, new product lines, promoted productivity, efficiency and capacity growth, and market expansion. The materials and products which were manufactured through the development of his teams are successfully used in industry today.
Eugene holds a PhD degree specializing with advanced materials (Ceramics Engineering/ Electro-insulating Materials) and MS/BS in Chemical Engineering (major Ceramics and Refractory Materials) earned in Russia. He belongs to the “Order of the Engineers” associated with the National Institute of Ceramic Engineers (USA). In 2015, he was honoured with the designation to the Class of Fellow of the American Ceramic Society.