C&MC, Inc. 

About Dr. Peter Elliott

Dr. Elliott, president and principal consultant of C&MC, Inc., is an internationally recognized metallurgical (materials) consultant and corrosion specialist with over 35 years experience.

Through C&MC Inc., Dr. Elliott offers professional independent engineering services and technical support in metallurgy, corrosion and high-temperature materials performance for all sectors of industry and for litigation support.


  • Design appraisals, inspections, site surveys, failure investigations, cause and origin assessments, testing and simulation studies
  • Investigate major plant failures – including process plant, refineries, gas turbines, boilers, pipelines and buildings following explosions, fires, flood damage and structural collapse

  • Assess malfunctioning equipment, component breakdowns, electrical failures, cargo condition surveys, buildings and infrastructure, pipelines, water mains, underground storage tanks, supports and guardrails, poorly fabricated parts and equipment
  • Offer independent advice on materials, design and corrosion control for engineers, management, designers, operators, inspectors and risk assessors
  • Plan and present seminars and conduct in-house training courses

With Special Expertise in...

  • Formicary (ant-nest) corrosion in copper tubing
  • Stress corrosion cracking of copper tubing under elastomeric insulation
  • Underground storage tank surveys
  • High temperature oxidation, hot corrosion and corrosion by molten salts, molten glasses


Started C&MC in 1987

Various Consulting Positions


PhD, Metallurgy, University of Manchester, England – 1965


  • Licensed Chartered Engineer, CEng #371093, 1988
  • Licensed Chartered Scientist, CSci #COR/113/00031, 2012
  • Fellow, Institute of Corrosion, FICorr #1141, 1981
  • Fellow, Institute of Materials, Minerals & Mining, FIMMM #87718, 1997
  • Corrosion Specialist, NACE International, #4964, 1994
  • NACE International Fellow, 1999



  • NACE Distinguished Service Award, 2012

Professional Affiliations

  • NACE, International- Member since 1982, Corrosion Specialist 1995, NACE Fellow 1999
  • ASM International - Member since1986
  • Institute of Corrosion - Member since 1974-present, Chairman (1984-1986), Fellow 1997
  • Institute of Materials, Minerals & Mining - Member (1963-1995), Fellow 1995
  • ASTM, Member since 2009

Miscellaneous Appointments & Services

  • UK Government: Member, Working Party on Education & Training - Committee on Corrosion (1972 - 1982). Technical Support, Overseas Development Administration (1981-1986), IIE, Cuernavaca, Mexico.
  • Nickel Development Institute (NiDI).  Consultant. (1990 - 2000).
  • Guideline InfoGroup (Intota). Expert Consultant. (1993 - present).
  • Technical Advisory Service for Attorneys (TASA). Expert Consultant. (1989 - present).
  • International Biographical Center, Cambridge, UK. Leading Scientists of the World Certificate. 2010.