PICoM Location:

Devon Research Center
1 Oil Patch Drive
Devon, Alberta, Canada
T9G 1A8

PICoM Team Members:

Tamer Crosby, Ph.D., is a senior researcher in the Corrosion Engineering group in AITF with more than 9 years of experience in academic and industrial research and development of engineering materials. Prior to AITF, Tamer worked as Engineering Research and Consultant for materials R&D Company in the United States where he developed pilot engineering projects and provided business solutions for clients. Tamer also worked as post-doctoral scholar at the University of California-Los Angeles, where he collaborated with national labs and universities in developing and evaluating new technologies in the areas of corrosion, advanced materials, and solid mechanics, among others.

+1 (780) 987-8760


Tesfaalem (Tesfa) Haile, Ph.D., is a senior researcher in the Corrosion Engineering Group in AITF and has over 10 years of experience in corrosion consultancy and R&D specializing in microbiologically influenced corrosion (MIC) assessment, mitigation, monitoring, and modeling. Before he joined AITF he worked as research engineer with Broadsword Corrosion Engineering Ltd, where he was involved in corrosion assessment in oil & gas and water pipelines/ facilities, and modeling. At present he leads oil sands corrosion and environmentally assisted cracking projects in AITF. He is a member of NACE International and ASM International. 

+1 (780) 987-8781


Winston Mosher, M.A.Sc., P.Eng., is currently working with the Corrosion group within the Advanced Materials unit of AITF. His primary focus has been on mitigating, measuring and preventing corrosion related issues that pose a potentially negative effect to Alberta’s economy and environment. Winston was awarded a Masters of Applied Science Degree (M.A.Sc) in Materials Science from Dalhousie University in NS, Canada in 2010. He has briefly worked in the aerospace industry (NS, Canada) and has also worked in the mineral processing industry (NL, Canada) before completing his degree in Materials engineering. He has done extensive work in the field of Aluminum Powder Metallurgy for automotive applications while working as an associate researcher at Dalhousie University. He has been a member of APEGA, and NACE International since 2011.

+1 (780) 987- 8352