About the Author
Alaa Eldin Omar Farouk is a mechanical engineer with 25 years of practical experience in oil and gas sector. Alaa received his B.Sc. degree in mechanical engineering, and he earned a master degree in fluid mechanics. Alaa is a certified master trainer. He has held several positions in many oil and gas companies. Alaa is a researcher in asset and maintenance management. His professional experience over the last 25 years includes engineering, operation, maintenance and management responsibilities in oil and gas sector. Alaa is also a speaker and instructor. He develops and teaches courses on turbo-machinery, maintenance management and reliability.