Nicolas Cunningham

Principal Consultant / Ph.D., P.Eng. / Toronto


Dr. Cunningham is a registered professional engineer with extensive experience in materials engineering, corrosion, materials testing, and research and development. He has spent over 15 years in the fields of chemical and materials engineering working in markets spanning from education and research to industrial and military. Specifically, his experience extends to diversified industries such as oil and gas, petrochemical, mining, pulp and paper, water/wastewater, and power and energy. 

Dr. Cunningham has worked extensively on the development of innovative materials and processes, materials selection, field failure analysis, emergency repairs, and redesign of existing large industrial equipment. He is highly knowledgeable of most electrochemical tests and thermo-mechanical tests and has evaluated the reliability of materials and products using accelerated life tests. Furthermore, he is a subject matter expert on the welding of complex steel alloys and of high-temperature materials used in highly regulated industries. 

Education and Certifications

  • Materials and Energy Sciences, Ph.D.: Université du Québec, Institut National de la Recherche Scientifique
  • Materials and Energy Sciences, M.Sc.: Université du Québec, Institut National de la Recherche Scientifique
  • Chemical and Materials Engineering, B.Eng.: Royal Military College of Canada
  • Registered Professional Engineer: Ontario, Canada