Warren brings over 29 years of experience and expertise in the welding, brazing and heat treatment of nickel and cobalt based superalloys as well as titanium, aluminum and stainless steels. Prior to joining ProEnergy, Warren was a Technical Expert in the reconditioning department of PSM, an Alstom Company, & a Special Process Technical Leader for GE Energy and Senior Technology Repair Engineer for Sermatech Power Solutions. Warren received his M.S. in Metallurgical Engineering and Welding Engineering from the University of Natal in South Africa and his Ph.D in Metallurgical Engineering at the University of Pretoria in South Africa.
He has authored or co-authored 49 published technical papers and has 8 repair technology patents granted, with 2 repair technology patents pending. Highly regarded in the industry, Warren has received the prestigious Erich Lugscheider Award from the German Welding Society (DVS) as well as the R.D. Thomas Memorial Award and the International Meritorious Certificate Award from the American Welding Society (AWS), along with the Award for Special Contribution to the field of Brazing from the Chinese Welding Society (CWS). In addition, he has been recognized with 3 Best Paper Awards from the MMM Committee of IGTI, an affiliate of ASME.