Scholar Profile: Chris Maharaj


Bio Information

Dr. Chris Maharaj

Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering Faculty of Engineering Lecturer - Materials & Manufacturing Active 662-2002 ext.84158 Check out my Website!
Biography/Responsibilities/Duties:

Engineering Academic with research experience in alternative use of waste materials, mechanical design optimization, failure analysis, component life assessment, asset management, innovation management, flipped classroom methods, and student motivation. Experience in teaching engineering courses and supervising final year projects for engineering students. Industrial experience in inspection and condition monitoring in the petrochemical and petroleum refining sector.

Research Interests

  1. Mechanical engineering design
  2. failure analysis
  3. finite-element modelling
  4. business innovation
  5. recycling of materials into new products
  6. student motivation
  7. flipped classroom approaches

Research Activity

  1. [Journal Article]

    Resolution of creep strain measurements using the ARMAC Strain monitoring system more..

    2007

    Chris Maharaj

    Morris, Andy and Kourmpetis, Miltiadis and Dear, John and Puri, Amit and Maharaj, Chris

    COMPLETED

  2. [Journal Article]

    Formalising the National Innovation System in a developing country. more..

    2020

    Chris Maharaj

    Wilson, Shellyanne and Maharaj, Chris S and Maharaj, Rean

    COMPLETED

  3. [Journal Article]

    Predicting lifetimes of components in power station engineering plant more..

    2007

    Chris Maharaj

    Morris, Andrew and Puri, Amit and Maharaj, Chris and Kourmpetis, Miltiadis and Sjödahl, Mikael and Dear, John P

    COMPLETED

  4. [Journal Article]

    Optimization of ingredients for clay block manufacture: Unfired characteristics more..

    2014

    Chris Maharaj

    Maharaj, R and Maharaj, C and White, D and Penjilia, C and Ramlagan, S

    COMPLETED

  5. [Journal Article]

    Researching methods to study creep strain variations in power station steam plant more..

    2007

    Chris Maharaj

    Morris, Andy and Maharaj, Chris and Puri, Amit and Kourmpetis, Miltiadis and Dear, John

    COMPLETED

  6. [Journal Article]

    Failure analysis and creep remaining life of hydrogen reformer outlet pigtail tubes more..

    2008

    Chris Maharaj

    Maharaj, Chris and Imbert, Clément AC and Dear, John

    COMPLETED

  7. [Journal Article]

    Modelling of creep in Inconel 706 turbine disc fir-tree more..

    2012

    Chris Maharaj

    Maharaj, Chris and Morris, Andy and Dear, John P

    COMPLETED

  8. [Journal Article]

    Wastewater collection system failures in a capital city: analysis and sustainable prevention more..

    2021

    Chris Maharaj

    Marquez, Andres and Jagroop, C and Maharaj, C

    COMPLETED

  9. [Journal Article]

    review of methods to estimate creep damage in low-alloy steel power station steam pipes more..

    2009

    Chris Maharaj

    Maharaj, C and Dear, JP and Morris, A

    COMPLETED

  10. [Journal Article]

    Optical strain measurement techniques to assist in life monitoring of power plant components more..

    2009

    Chris Maharaj

    Morris, Andrew and Maharaj, Chris and Kourmpetis, Miltiadis and Dear, Ian and Puri, Amit and Dear, John

    COMPLETED

  11. [Conference Proceedings]

    Developments in combined ARMAC and strain mapping systems for creep measurement more..

    2008

    Chris Maharaj

    Morris, Andy and Maharaj, Chris and Palmer, Iain and Puri, Amit and Dear, John

    COMPLETED

  12. [Conference Proceedings]

    ARCMAC Optical Creep Monitoring: Developments in Image Analysis Techniques and Creep Measurement Validation more..

    2010

    Chris Maharaj

    Morris, Andy and Palmer, Iain and Maharaj, Chris and Dear, John

    COMPLETED

  13. [Conference Proceedings]

    Validation and optimization of ARMAC and strain mapping systems for creep measurement more..

    2009

    Chris Maharaj

    Maharaj, Chris and Palmer, Iain and Dear, John

    COMPLETED

Public Service

  1. [Public or Community Service]

    Chair – Operations and Risk Management Sub-Committee of Caribbean Airlines Limited more..

    December 2016 - Present

    Contribution of > Public or Community Service

    COMPLETED

  2. [Public or Community Service]

    Vice-Chair, APETT Mechanical Division more..

    April 2015 – March 2016

    Contribution of > Public or Community Service

    COMPLETED

  3. [Public or Community Service]

    Vice-President of APETT more..

    March 2015 – March 2017

    Contribution of > Public or Community Service

    COMPLETED

  4. [Public or Community Service]

    Editor, APETT Professional Engineering Newsletter more..

    April 2014 – April 2016

    Contribution of > Public or Community Service

    COMPLETED

  5. [Public or Community Service]

    Director of Allied Caterers Limited more..

    April 2017 - Present

    Contribution of > Public or Community Service

    COMPLETED

  6. [Public or Community Service]

    President-Elect of APETT (Association of Professional Engineers of Trinidad and Tobago) more..

    September 2020 - Present

    Contribution of > Public or Community Service

    COMPLETED

  7. [Public or Community Service]

    Student mentor, American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) more..

    March 2013 – March 2014

    Contribution of > Public or Community Service

    COMPLETED

  8. [Public or Community Service]

    Vice-Chair of the Editorial Sub-committee for the West Indian Journal of Engineering more..

    January 2016 - Present

    Contribution of > Public or Community Service

    COMPLETED

  9. [Public or Community Service]

    Chair of the APETT Honours and Awards Committee 2020/2021 more..

    December 2020 – March 2021

    Contribution of > Public or Community Service

    COMPLETED

  10. [Public or Community Service]

    Director of Katerserv Limited more..

    April 2017 - Present

    Contribution of > Public or Community Service

    COMPLETED

  11. [Public or Community Service]

    Chair of the IMechE pan-Caribbean group more..

    September 2014 – January 2018

    Contribution of > Public or Community Service

    COMPLETED

  12. [Public or Community Service]

    Mentor, Business Development Company’s Instil Innovation Programme more..

    September 2010 - August 2011

    Contribution of > Public or Community Service

    COMPLETED

  13. [Public or Community Service]

    IMechE Americas Region Young Member Representative more..

    August 2014 – May 2016

    Contribution of > Public or Community Service

    COMPLETED

  14. [Public or Community Service]

    Committee Member, Bureau of Standards more..

    March 2014 – September 2020

    Contribution of > Public or Community Service

    COMPLETED

  15. [Public or Community Service]

    Judge, National Energy Skills Centre (NESC) Campus Display Competition more..

    July 2015

    Contribution of > Public or Community Service

    COMPLETED

  16. [Public or Community Service]

    Chair of the of APETT 2016 Technical Conference Committee more..

    October 2015 – June 2016

    Contribution of > Public or Community Service

    COMPLETED

  17. [Public or Community Service]

    Director of Caribbean Airlines Limited more..

    October 2016 - Present

    Contribution of > Public or Community Service

    COMPLETED

  18. [Public or Community Service]

    IMechE Caribbean Universities Representative and Student Chapter Facilitator more..

    August 2013 – Present

    Contribution of > Public or Community Service

    COMPLETED

  19. [Public or Community Service]

    Judge, IET ‘Present Around The World’ Competition for T&T candidates more..

    February 2015

    Contribution of > Public or Community Service

    COMPLETED

  20. [Public or Community Service]

    Vice-Chair of the 2015 APETT Technical Conference Committee more..

    November 2014 – June 2015

    Contribution of > Public or Community Service

    COMPLETED

  21. [Public or Community Service]

    Director of Contract Caterers Limited more..

    April 2017 - Present

    Contribution of > Public or Community Service

    COMPLETED

  22. [Public or Community Service]

    Reviewer for the West Indian Journal of Engineering and the Journal of the Association of Professional Engineers of Trinidad and Tobago more..

    December 2013 - Present

    Contribution of > Public or Community Service

    COMPLETED

  23. [Public or Community Service]

    APETT 54th Annual Honours and Awards Ceremony Planning Committee more..

    April 2014 – September 2014

    Contribution of > Public or Community Service

    COMPLETED

Education and Training

  1. [Education and Training]

    Dip. Process Plant Operations more..

    Contribution of > Education and Training

    COMPLETED

  2. [Education and Training]

    Dip. Creep Strain Measurement/Damage in Metals more..

    Contribution of > Education and Training

    COMPLETED

  3. [Education and Training]

    B.Sc. Mechanical Engineering more..

    Contribution of > Education and Training

    COMPLETED

  4. [Education and Training]

    M.Sc. Engineering Management more..

    Contribution of > Education and Training

    COMPLETED

  5. [Education and Training]

    Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering more..

    Contribution of > Education and Training

    COMPLETED

  6. [Education and Training]

    Postgraduate Certificate in University Teaching and Learning more..

    Contribution of > Education and Training

    COMPLETED

  7. [Education and Training]

    Dip. Fundamentals of Aluminium Processing more..

    Contribution of > Education and Training

    COMPLETED

Memberships

  1. [Membership]

    Member, Board of Engineering of Trinidad and Tobago more..

    Contribution of > Membership

    COMPLETED

  2. [Membership]

    Fellow, American Society of Mechanical Engineers more..

    Contribution of > Membership

    COMPLETED

  3. [Membership]

    Fellow of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers more..

    Contribution of > Membership

    COMPLETED

  4. [Membership]

    Chartered Engineer, UK Engineering Council more..

    Contribution of > Membership

    COMPLETED

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