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Dr Erwin Gamboa

Biography/ Background

Employment History

Jan. 2006 - Current:

Lecturer, School of Mechanical Engineering, The University of Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia

Sep. 2003 - Dec. 2005:

Postdoctoral Research Fellow, School of Mechanical Engineering, The University of Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia



Bachelor of Mechanical and Space Engineering (Hons IIA), The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, 1999.

Doctor of Philosophy in Materials Engineering, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, 2004. Thesis Title: Stress Corrosion Cracking of Rock Bolts

Awards & Achievements

  • The 2007 David Batte Award for the Outstanding JTM Paper "Fatigue Crack Extension and Repair of Pipes with SCC Cracks" by V M Linton, E Gamboa and M Law.


  • ARIIA Impact Awards - Excellence in Research2Business Engagement, 2008 Nominee.


Professional Associations

Australasian Corrosion Association (ACA):

  • State Committee member
  • National Councillor (South Australia)
  • Branch Young Corrosion Professionals officer
  • National Chairman for the Young Corrosion Professionals group under ACA
  • Member of the Organising Committee for the National ACA Corrosion and Prevention Conference (November 2010)

Professional Interests

Corrosion, Failure Analysis, Metallurgy, Electron Microscopy, Fracture Mechanics, Pipeline Engineering

Expertise for Media Contact

CategoriesEngineering, Science & Technology
ExpertiseCorrosion; gas pipelines; failure investigation

Entry last updated: Sunday, 24 Jan 2016

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