The people at Arc Metallurgical are passionate about and dedicated to the work they undertake—they truly enjoy their careers and this is evident in the products and services produced by Arc. Our principal engineer is Mr. Taras Semeniuk, P.Eng., who has over 30 years of industry experience. His skills and expertise come from a combination of academic training and practical experience. He is a court-approved expert witness in the provinces of Alberta, British Columbia, and Saskatchewan in matters relating to fracture, welding, and materials failure analysis. Mr. Semeniuk is often requested to lead multi-disciplinary investigations or to work as a "forensic fingerprint" specialist on teams led by other organizations.

Staff or sub-consultants of Arc have extensive expertise in the following areas:

  • nano-technology
  • thermodynamics
  • turbine coatings
  • finite element analysis
  • dynamic simulations
  • acoustics
  • facility design
  • pipeline integrity
  • control systems
  • materials testing

Additional resources Arc may involve in its investigations include the following organizations:

  • University of Alberta
  • University of Calgary
  • Alberta Innovates Technology Futures
  • National Research Council
  • CanmetEnergy / Natural Resources Canada
  • Global network of laboratories and consultants

Mr. Semeniuk's CV