Engineering, Metallurgy, Coatings & Corrosion Consultancy (EMC3 LLC.)

EMC3 is an engineering consulting company specializing in coatings, additive manufacturing, ESG, polymers, materials failure analysis, corrosion, advanced materials, advanced batteries, energy materials, and material selection services. We offer industrial consultations and online and on-site on-demand training courses. We also provide technical support for grant proposals.



Prof. Dr. Abdel Salam Makhlouf, PhD

Fulbright Scholar, Alexander von Humboldt Award, NSF and DOE Fellow.

Professor Makhlouf is an internationally recognized leader with more than 29 years of independent research project management, teaching, and consulting in industry and academia. He is the President of EMC3 – USA. Before re-starting EMC3, he was the Vice President of Advanced Material Research, Stanley Black & Decker, Inc., USA, VP of IM2C - the USA, Full Professor of Materials Science at Central Metallurgical Research and Development Institute - Egypt, and Full Professor of Manufacturing and Industrial Engineering at the University of Texas - USA.

Prof. Makhlouf has been included in Stanford University’s List of World’s Top 2% of Scientists, USA, 2020, 2021, 2022 & 2023. He is the recipient of numerous national and international prizes and awards including the Humboldt Research Award for Experienced Scientists, at Max Planck Institute, Germany; Fulbright Scholar, NSF, and Dept. of Energy Fellowships, USA; Shoman Award in Engineering Science; and the State Prize of Egypt in Advanced Science and Technology, and more. He is a member of TMS-USA, EPSRC-UK, European Science Foundation - College of Expert Reviewers, Fulbright Alumni, Max Planck Institute Alumni, and Alexander von Humboldt Alumni. He has excellent knowledge of the USA, EU, and UK research landscape. He is a Consultant, Advisor, and Reviewer for several universities worldwide, Advisory Editor for Elsevier, USA, and a member of the Industrial Advisory Council for Coppin State University, USA. He has served as both a Senior Editor and board member of many international journals, as well as a reviewer for several international funding agencies.

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Our Mission

We help the industry by providing critical problems solving and on-demand training courses for managers, engineers, and chemists in corrosion, coatings, failure analysis, and advanced materials. We provide market studies and help for for preparing grants proposals and technical reports.

Our Services

Industrial Consultations

One of our main services is consultaion in materials/coatings selection, corrosion, and materials failure analysis, for the oil & gas, pipeline, chemicals, automotive and aerospace industries.

Specialized Training Courses

We offer online and on-site on-demand training courses in Smart coatings, advanced materials, corrosion mitigations and control, materials and coatings testing and evaluation, surface engineering & technology.

National and International Collaboration

We welcome national and international R&D cooperation through funded grants related to material science and engingeering, chemical engineering, chemistry, and advanced materials.

PowerPoint & Video Editing

Online teaching is now a global challenge because of COVID-19. EMC3 provides outstanding services for teachers, instructors, and professors in academia and industry for Film and Video Editing Services, PowerPoint Design and modeling, Subtitling Services, Audio Editing Services, Video Brochure Design and more.

Grant Proposal Editing

We have excellent knowledge of USA, EU, and UK research policies. We provide technical editing for scholarship and fellowship applications. Grant proposal editing will help you successfully seek out the funding you need.

And many more...

We provide technical editing for journal articles, master and Ph.D. theses. We organize conferecnes and seminars. Contact us today to learn more about our services.

Our Experiences

Corrosion and Electrochemistry

We have profound expertise in electrochemistry and corrosion control in a wide variety of industries and evnironements.

Materials Failure Analysis

Our team has over 30 years of valuable experience in the field of corrosion diagnosis and failure analysis. We also carry out forensic investigation, and failure analysis of materials.

Advanced Nano- & Bio-Materials

We have strong experience in multifunctional, ceramic, and composite materials, smart polymers, and nano- and bio-materials.

Coatings Development & Evaluation

Selection of materials and coatings to meet clients’ requirements are part of our services, and the verification of whether materials are in accordance with the relevant international standards.

Hands and Power Tools

● The Power and Hands tool market, market players, market size/share, main industries driving the market, cordless vs corded power tools, opportunities in the power and hands tools market, market factors, and market trends (by region, tool types, and application type).

● Innovation in R&D including Additive Manufacturing, Nanotechnology, Smart Coatings, Composite, Graphene, Boron, Nitride.

● Policies shaping future products

● Materials’ failure analysis cases and how to avoid corrosion, fracture, SCC and high temperature.

● Noise and vibration management using advanced materials, coatings, simulation and design.

Advanced Batteries, Batteries Housing and Portable Battery Pack

● The market players, market size/share, main industries driving the market, opportunities, market factors, and market trends (by region, tool types, and application type).

● Innovation in R&D batteries and trends

● Policies shaping future products,

● Innovation in R&D in batteries housing and Portable Battery Pack Market

Our Clients & Collaborators

Funding Agencies

We act as a panel member and expert reviewer for NSF-USA, ● FP7-EU, ● European Science Foundation (ESF), ● DAAD-Germany, ● EPSRC-UK, ● Research Foundation Flanders (FWO), ● USA Fulbright Commission, ● German-Egyptian Research Fund (GERF), ● DLR-Germany, ● Ministry of Education and Science-Kazakhstan, ● SRNSFG-Georgia, ● Qatar Foundation.

Consulting Firms

We provide consultancy services for Kolabtree - UK, Maven - USA, Atheneum - Germany, AlphaSights -UK, Innosquared - Germany, Guidepoint - USA, Engine Insights - USA, and Advisory Editor for Elsevier USA.


We serve as an external reviewer for faculty promotion, projects funding, or curriculum development for: Ghent University, University of Luxembourg, KU Leuven, Hasselt University, Al-Imam University, American University in Sharjah, Tezpur University, Jazan University, King Saud University, University of Hail.


We helped the following companies by providing consultations to solve their critical problems related to materials, polymers, coating, and corrosion: Khalda Petroleum Company, Energizer Open Innovation & Emerging Technology, Vertellus, Covestro, Arab-British Industrial Company (ABICO), Suez Canal Authority, ESSO Petroleum Company, Gulf of Suez Petroleum Co. (GUPCO), Petroleum Pipelines Company, Abu Zaabal Fertilizers Company, Cleopatra Hospital, TAKI VITA CO. for Furniture, DELTA Industrial Company (IDEAL), Helcometals Company, Donaldson Company and many more.

Our Publications

Books & Handbooks for Top World Publishers

We have published over 200 journal articles, as well as 17 books and handbooks for Springer and Elsevier on advanced multifunctional & composite materials, nanotechnology, smart coatings,and bio- & nano-materials. Get our publications at a huge discount. Click Here!

Our Awards

BookAuthority Best New Biomedical Engineering eBooks BookAuthority Best Nanostructures Books of All Time BookAuthority Best New Biomedical Engineering Books BookAuthority Best Nanomaterials Books of All Time

Message from the President

Dear Clients,

I would like to introduce to you our company “Engineering, Metallurgy, Coatings & Corrosion Consultancy (EMC3).

Our R&D experiences include cutting-edge technology, new product development and innovation in coatings, advanced materials, ESG, waste treatment, waste recycling, nanotechnology, additive manufacturing, energy materials, advanced batteries, thin films, polymers, corrosion, and materials failure analysis.

We offer sound experience in project performance and management for a wide range of major national and international companies.

We have been invited in many countries to provide professional training services for companies in the coatings, advanced materials, composites, polymers, chemicals, automotives, oil & gas, and other industries to assist in managing and training personnel. We have worked with various institutions, government and federal agencies, and private companies throughout our careers.

EMC3 is seeking projects and collaboration in the areas mentioned above and related areas.

We look forward to opportunities to work with you.

Prof. Dr. Abdel Salam Makhlouf