, Global Director of Business Development and Marketing
Dr. Vidal is responsible for the expansion of NobelClad’s clad-plate applications, particularly in the extractive metals, oil and gas and defense industries, where he has extensive experience. He also will lead NobelClad’s international market development team. Dr. Vidal holds a doctorate in mining engineering – metallurgy, and bachelor’s and master’s degrees in materials engineering. He gained his knowledge of clad metals while serving as a professor at Colorado School of Mines, where he worked with NobelClad on a research program that examined the thermodynamics of the secondary phases produced during the explosion welding of titanium to carbon steel.