Work Package 6

Main objectives:

1. To inform the target group on a scientific level about the results of PETROBOT project.
2. To share results from separate working packages with the overall consortium to improve the coherence of the total project.
3. To provide public access to information about project aims, the consortium, and non‐confidential results.
4. To facilitate the use and implementation of the results in European industry.
5. To protect actively all the newly generated knowledge which is identified as having economic potential.

Sieger Terpstra

PETROBOT Coordinator & Work Package 7 Leader: Management and coordination

Principal Integrity Engineer – Shell Sieger works in the Inspection Technology team in the Technology Centre of Shell in Amsterdam. With a background in Applied Physics he started on the development and implementation of non-destructive testing techniques, and characterising their performance. After a coordinating role in the downstream central function and responsibility for a structural […]

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Joakim Andersson

Work Package 1 Leader: Development of pressure vessel inspection

Project leader – DEKRA Industrial AB Joakim has a background in Non Destructive Testing (NDT) with development and adaptation of inspection methods for various applications often with a mechanised/automatised solution.

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Prashant Potnis

Work Package 3 Leader: Demonstration of pressure vessel inspection

Inspection and Integrity Engineer, Shell Global Solutions International B.V. Prashant has been involved in development and deployment of various NDE tools for inspection and in particular, he is involved in validation of robotic inspection. Prashant received his PhD in Solid mechanics and materials engineering from the University of Oxford and has 3 years of work […]

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Timothy Black

Work Package 5 Leader: Integration & Daily Support Team

Engineer Robotic Inspection Technology – Quasset B.V. Tim has a PhD in Robotics with a background in industry project management, robotics development, as well as transferring knowledge, innovations and solutions into different domains. Tim is also part of the PETROBOT daily support team who manage the day-to-day running of the project.

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Tjibbe Bouma

Work Package 6 Leader: Dissemination and exploitation & Daily Support Team

CEO – Quasset B.V. Director and PhD in Physics; expertise: active in Non-destructive testing, condition assessment, and asset management since 1993. Until 2002 active in technology development heading the Applus RTD technology development department. Since that time owner/CEO of Vantage NDT, a company dedicated to NDT technology development and services. Since 2007 Director Asia Pacific […]

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Moritz Oetiker

Co. Work Package 2 Leader

Senior Engineer – ALSTOM Inspection Robotics. Moritz has a PhD in dynamic systems and control and is an expert for robotic navigation and mechatronics. As senior robotic engineer Moritz is in charge of the navigation in WP2 and co. project leader of WP2.

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Andreas Schler

Project Manager – Innospection Germany GmbH Work Package 1 & 2: Provision of the eddy current testing units With a background in managing all aspects of pipeline inspection projects for 17 years and magnetic eddy current inspections since 2.5 years, Andreas is responsible for the provision and integration of the eddy current measuring unit in […]

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