I am pleased to welcome back to XPS, Umugaba Seminari into the Materials Technology group as Senior Materials Engineer.

Umugaba holds a M.Sc. and B.Sc. in Metallurgical Engineering from McGill University and Ecole Polytechnique in Montreal. His primary speciality is in failure analysis, risk based assessment, asset integrity management, inspections of equipment, life cycle assessment and product development.

Umugaba has 10 years experience with materials technology, product development and inspections with Atlas Copco, Xstrata Process Support, Agrium Fertilizer Division and was recently Pressure Vessels and QA/QC Welding Specialist with Ambatovy Project in Madagascar.  Umugbaba brings excellent operations and industrial experience in Materials Technology to the XPS team.

Umugaba returns to XPS bringing strong technical skills, interpersonal and professional experience to expand and complement the capacity XPS Materials Technology Group. His ability to combine his advanced knowledge of plant operational challenges and the ability to work closely work with maintenance, operations and technologists/ technology personnel is clearly recognised.

Please join me in welcoming Umugaba back to XPS and with our best wishes for him future career endeavours.

Wilson Pascheto
XPS Materials Technology