Loganatha Pandian is a mechanical engineer with around 12 years of experience in the field of corrosion,inspection and integrity management. He holds a Master’s in Business Administration (Finance) and is certified in various American Petroleum Institute Standards like API 580 (Risk Based Inspection), API 571(Damage Mechanisms Affecting Fixed Equipment in the Refining and Petrochemical Industries), API 510(Pressure Vessel Inspection Code) and API 570 (Piping Inspection Code). He is an active member ofSMRP (Society of Maintenance and Reliability Professionals). Currently working as a MechanicalIntegrity Consultant with Meridium, GE Digital, he assists clients in setting the vision, direction, andstrategies for an effective mechanical integrity program. His hobbies and interests include technicalblogging, numismatics, philately, target shooting, swimming, and fitness.