CP IV, 4 years with MATCOR
Practice Lead — Pipelines
Mr. Didas, an industry expert, brings 42 years of diverse corrosion experience working for pipeline and energy company owner-operators. His expertise is sought after both nationally and internationally. An active and published member of NACE, Mr. Didas currently serves in the elected position of vice president elect for the NACE Board of Directors and has held a variety of national positions including treasurer, NACE Foundation treasurer and NACE Institute treasurer and chair of TEG 022X, TEG 208X and TG 012. He also presently serves NACE as technology coordinator for TCC C1 and vice chair of the NACE Institute Policy & Practices committee. He received the NACE Brannon Award in 2014 and the NACE Distinguished Service Award in 2001 for his many contributions to the organization.
Having achieved the highest level of NACE certification as a NACE International Corrosion Specialist, Mr. Didas also holds a number of other certifications including: Cathodic Protection Specialist, Coatings Specialist, Chemical Treatment Specialist, Senior Corrosion Technologist, Corrosion Technologist, Corrosion Technician and a Level 3 Certified Corrosion Inspector as well as an SSPC Certified Protective Coatings Specialist. He also received the AUCSC – Appalachian Underground Corrosion Short Course Colonel Cox award in 2010.
Mr. Didas graduated from Thomas A. Edison State College in Trenton, NJ, with a BSET in Electrical Engineering. He acquired his ASEE in Electronics Technology from Springfield Technical Community College, Springfield MA.