Specialist Welding, Materials and NDE at the HSE department of N.V. Nederlandse Gasunie
Otto Jan Huising joined N.V. Nederlandse Gasunie in 2006 as a specialist for welding and NDE. He holds qualifications as International Welding Engineer, BSc inspection techniques and BSc metallurgy.
In his function he is involved in fit for service evaluations, material verification, application of welding and NDE techniques in gas transmission pipelines. Professionally he is a member of the European Pipeline Research Group design committee and involved in various Hydrogen research projects of the EPRG Hydrogen task group. Further he is a member of the Design Materials and Construction section of the Pipeline Research Council International and the Emerging Fuels Institute.
These institutions are cooperating with APGA-Future Fuels CRC and GERG to coordinate the research on emerging fuels were Otto Jan is coordinating the group on Design and Materials.
His previous experience is 10 years as senior inspector with Lloyd’s Register in the field of pressure equipment including ASME authorized inspector certification and 7 years as maritime engineer on ships and in power plants.