Contact us on
+61 3 9565 9888

Steven Lai

Materials Engineer
Brisbane

Professional Background

Graduate with six years' experience in the Power industry. Experience in root cause failure investigations, NDT methods and in-situ plant investigations including replication and microstructural evaluation. 

Areas of Expertise

  • Root cause failure investigations
  • Power plant investigations including replication and microstructural evaluation
  • NDT methods (UTT, MPI, DPI)

Relevant Project Experience

Outage or inspection team member for the following power stations:

  • Calaca Power Station (Philippines)
  • Loy Yang Power Station (VIC)
  • Loy Yang B Power Station (VIC)
  • Koniambo Nickel (New Caledonia)
  • Masinloc Power Station (Philippines)
  • Millmerran Power Station (QLD)
  • NRG Gladstone Power Station (QLD) Queensland
  • Alumina Limited (QLD)
  • Rio Tinto Alcan Gove (NT)
  • Stanwell Power Station (QLD)
  • Townsville Power Station (QLD)
  • Worsley Alumina (WA) 

Qualifications

  • BE (Materials), University of Queensland, Australia, 2008 

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Engineers Australia

 

News and
Events

Read All news

Defect Tolerance Assessment (DTA) and Life Assessment of Turbine Rotor

Feb 02 2017
Defect Tolerance Assessment (DTA) I ( Ninh Nguygen) have had and two articles presented at the WTIA and IEAust conferences and publishe...

Effects of Mercury on an Aluminium Heat Exchanger in a Natural Gas Plant

Jan 24 2017
Heat Exchange - Major Failure At 2:43 am on the 1st of January 2004 an explosion and fire was caused by the failure of a cold box manifold.&...

Improving Efficiency in Thermal Power Plants

Jan 18 2017
Plant Performance HRL Technology Group's plant performance team has extensive experience in thermal power plant performance testing an...