JOTAC Academy Sdn Bhd,
2, Jalan TPP 5/17, Taman Perindustrian Puchong,
Seksyen 5, 47160 Puchong,
Selangor Darul Ehsan
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Ir Max Ong Chong Hup
JOTAC Academy Director
Ir. Max Ong graduated from Queen Mary University of London in 1977 with B.Sc.(Hons) in Materials Engineering. He has over 40 years’ experience in Corrosion Control covering Protective Coatings, Decorative Paints, Cathodic Protection, Corrosion Monitoring & Inspection, Fire Proofing Coatings, Thermal Spray Coatings, Failure Analysis and Materials Testing & Selection, as a manufacturer, technical sales specialist, service contractor, and Corrosion Consultant. He was involved in manufacturing of Sacrificial Aluminium, Zinc and Magnesium Anodes in DIMET Singapore (1980-1982) and MPE Malaysia (1990-2005). He was involved in paint manufacturing and technical servicing in DIMET-AMERON Protective Coatings (1982-1989) and Leighs Paints (2006-2009).
Ir Max Ong also possesses the following credentials:
Professional Engineer with Practicing Certificate (Board of Engineers, Malaysia)
Chartered Environmentalist (IOM3 – Environmental Society of U.K.)
NACE Corrosion Specialist (NACE USA)
APEC Engineer & International Professional Engineer (IEM).
Fellow of the Institute of Materials, Minerals & Mining U.K., (IOM3),
Honorary Fellow of the Institute of Materials, Malaysia (IMM),
Fellow of the Institution of Engineers Malaysia (IEM)
Member of the Minerals, Metals & Materials Society of USA (TMS).
Co-founder of the Institute of Materials, Malaysia (IMM) initiated in 1986.
Co-founder of the Association of Materials, Vibration & Insulation Practitioners,Malaysia ( AMVIP ) initiated in 2019.
EXCO Member of the Malaysia Robotics & Automation Society ( MyRAS ) 2019-2020.
Industry Advisory Panel Member for Materials Engineering degree programs at UCSI University, University Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR), Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM), International Islamic University of Malaysia (IIUM), Universiti Malaya (UM), and Universiti Malaysia Pahang (UMP), and Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS).
He is currently a Director of JOTAC Academy Sdn. Bhd and also the Executive Director of Norimax Sdn. Bhd. (a company manufacturing Sacrificial Anodes and providing Thermal Spray Coatings & Corrosion Protection Services).
Ir Mohd Suradi Bin Imam @ Hj Mohd Yasin
JOTAC Academy Director
Ir. Mohd Suradi Yasin graduated from University of Northumberland, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK in 1979 with BSc in Mech. Engineering. He has worked for more than 40 years in oil and gas industries. He started his career in PETRONAS as offshore well-site engineer, working his way through various capacities in operations: selection of oilfield chemical treatments for production streams; engineering design of offshore production platforms and facilities; developed strategies in upgrading of crude oil terminals; development of training programs for technical staff as discipline resource person (DRP) for Corrosion, Inspection and Materials Engineering skill group; development of technical standards and engineering practices company wide; and strategizing for new oil/gas projects ie in project management consultancy (PMC), engineering, procurement, construction and commissioning (EPCC) for green- and brown-fields, rejuvenation of offshore platforms and gas processing plants.
His major involvement is in Material, Corrosion and Inspection (MCI) and his pet subject has always been in corrosion mitigation on surface facilities.
His professional association is with the following:
Corporate Member of the Institution of Engineers Malaysia (MIEM #16333)
Registered Professional Engineer, Board of Engineers Malaysia (PE #10538)
Fellow Member of Institute of Materials Malaysia (FIMM #010)
Executive Secretary, Malaysian Offshore Contractor Association (MOCA) (2009 – 2014)
Honorary Treasurer of Inst of Materials Malaysia – IMM (1996 –2017)
Chairman, Oil and Gas Technical Division, The Institution of Engineers Malaysia (2004-2006)
Member of SIRIM’s Technical Committee in developing Industrial Standards (Oil and Gas) (1998 – 2006)
Member of Standards Committee in CIDB (Construction Industry Development Board) for development of occupational standards for Protective Coatings, NDT, Rigging & Slinging and Safety & Health committee in Construction Industry. (2000 -2013)
Industry Advisory Panel Member in Materials Engineering at University Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) and Politeknik Sultan Azlan Shah, Behrang.
He is currently a Director of JOTAC Academy Sdn. Bhd