Hugo Julien, P.Eng., began his career, in the field of pressure equipment, pipeline and storage tanks, as Designer and Quality Manager at HC Vidal Ltd. (1998 to 2002) a pressure equipment and boiler manufacturer. He then worked as Quality Systems Manager at Xebec, Inc. (2002 to 2007) another pressure equipment manufacturer. From 2007 to 2019, he has been the Mechanical Integrity Advisor at GCM Consultants, an engineering firm. Since January 2019, he has been working for CEP Forensic as a Forensic Engineer, where he investigates the causes of rupture, leakage, explosion, etc.
An active associated member CSA B51, he is a certified API 510, API 570, API 571, and CSA W178.2 Level II (CSA B31.3, ASME W47.1/W59, and CSA Z662) inspector. Mr. Julien graduated from l'École Polytechnique of Montréal (1997) in Mechanical Engineering.
Fahim E. Shadid, P.E., has over 41 years of experience with CB&I in the design, analysis, and fabrication of pressure vessels, including refinery turnarounds. Over the years he has attained expert knowledge of the ASME Codes Sections VIII Divisions 1 and 2, Repair Codes NBIC, API 510, API 579, and Post-Construction Codes. He has also attained expertise in related international codes.
His work included training of new Engineers, working with EPC companies preparing documents for several LNG terminal projects in both domestic and international locations. He currently performs consulting services to the pressure vessel industry.
Fahim has a BS degree in Mechanical Engineering from Wichita State University and MS degree in Engineering Mechanics from the University of Tennessee and is a member of the Tau Beta PI, Engineering honorary society as well as a member of the ASME Code Subcommittee Section VIII.