Mike Yongjun Tan is a Professor in Applied Electrochemistry and Corrosion Technologies at Deakin University in Australia. He is also a Research Program Leader of the Energy Pipelines Cooperative Research Centre. Dr Tan’s principal teaching and research interests are in corrosion science and engineering and their applications for enhancing the reliability and durability of civil and industrial infrastructures. He contributed to electrochemical methods for corrosion testing, monitoring and prediction and corrosion inhibitor and anti-corrosion coating research. He is author of some 150 publications and a book entitled “Heterogeneous Electrode Processes and Localised Corrosion”(2012 John Wiley & Sons).