Mike Nugent has been a Principal Engineer with the Equity Engineering Group (E2G) for the past 6 years. Mike has been focused on equipment assessment, evaluation, and repair for the Power and Petrochemical industries. He is currently the Project Manager for the Joint Industry Program for High-Temperature Hydrogen Attack. This is an important role, as it is a consortium of 10 Major Owner Users and is a Technical Advisor for Sensor Networks Inc. Mike has both a Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree from Stevens Institute of Technology. For the past 18 years, Mike has maintained an active role at his Alma Mater, returning as an Adjunct Professor in the School of Engineering. It’s very meaningful to him to pass down his knowledge throughout the years by teaching at the institution he once studied at. Mike has over 25 years of Materials and Corrosion Engineering in the Oil Refining and Petrochemical industry with Exxon, Tosco, Conoco, and Phillips in addition to 10 years in the Fossil and Nuclear Power industry with ConEd of NY where he worked extensively with EPRI in many NDE applications. Mike is a member of NACE, ASM and a Fellow in ASNT. He has over 50 publications and holds a patent for a handheld UT Boiler Tube scanner.