James R. Divine, PhD, PE, FNACE
West Richland, WA 99353
ChemMet is a licensed professional chemical engineering corporation specializing in materials selection, failure evaluations, and corrosion control. We are familiar with atmospheric, aqueous, and underground corrosion environments.
US Dept of Agriculture, Albany CA, Engineer, Summer 1961; Battelle, Pacific Northwest Laboratory, Richland WA, Sr Engineer, 1965-1974; Westinghouse Hanford Company, Richland WA, Sr Process Engineer, 1974-1978; Battelle, Pacific Northwest Laboratory, Richland WA, Staff Engineer, 1978-1991; ChemMet, Ltd., PC, West Richland WA, President & Chief Engineer, 1991 to present.
Corrosion Specialist, #867, National Association of Corrosion Engineers.
B.S. Chemical Engineering (with honors), U.C. Berkeley, 1961
Ph.D. Chemical Engineering, Oregon State University, Corvallis, 1965
Registered Professional Engineer (Chemical):
Registered/licensed professional engineer in Washington (#12231), Alaska (#EC 5925), Idaho (#10292), Oregon (#17,054).
Staff & Laboratory Facilities:
Available as needed.
Other Engineering Certifications:
Registered with the USCIEP International Registry of Professional Engineers (#137).
Authorized CVI User, US Dept. of Homeland Security: CVI-20100712-1055509
Engaged in Consulting Practice Since:
Scope of Activities:
Corrosion prevention and mitigation; environmental evaluation and testing of materials for new or existing facilities or processes; characterization and evaluation of failures of engineering materials, such as metals and polymers; the application and evaluation of electrochemical processes including electrowinning and electroplating; the application of chemical cleaning processes to process systems; short courses in corrosion technology and chemical engineering basics; hazardous material safety; and technology transfer.