Mohammed Taleb Berrouane

PhD: 2013-2017
Mohammed completed his Ph.D. at the Institute of Maintenance and Industrial Safety in collaboration with the C-RISE. His Ph.D. research was related to RAMS analysis of process systems with a focus on flare systems in the Oil and Gas Industry.

From 2015, Dr. Mohammed has been involved in teaching and research works at Memorial University and the C-RISE. He is currently working on a multi-institutional project: Managing Microbial Corrosion in Canadian Offshore & Onshore Oil Production Operations.

Research accomplishments:

• Authored and co-authored numerous research and conference papers mainly in the area of process safety, risk, reliability and corrosion modelling;

• Reviewer for several journals and conferences in the area of probabilistic modelling and process safety and reliability engineering

Teaching activities:

Since 2016, Dr. Mohammed is involved in teaching and tutoring at Memorial University of Newfoundland. He taught the following courses:

ENGI 9411: Probabilistic Methods in Engineering [Advanced Graduate Course]
ENGI 9121: Advanced Safety and Risk Engineering [Graduate Course]
ENGI 9116: Advanced Reliability Engineering [Graduate Course]
ENGI 9115: Safety and Risk Engineering [Graduate and Undergraduate Course]
ENGI 8671: Safety and Risk Engineering [Undergraduate Course]
ENGI 1010: Classroom tutoring for first-year engineering class (150 students)

Leadership achievements:

• R&D project engineer at C-RISE [2018 - Present]
• NACE Newfoundland Chapter, Membership Chair [2019-2020]
• SPE Atlantic Chapter, Program Chair [2019-2020]
• Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) - MUN Chapter, Vice-President [2018-2019]
• C-RISE Workshops on Safety and Integrity Management of Operations in Harsh Environments, Organizing Committee Member [2017 and 2019]
• Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) - MUN Chapter, Professional Development Chair [2017-2018]

List of publications:

1. Taleb-Berrouane, M., Khan, F., & Amyotte, P. (2020). Bayesian Stochastic Petri Nets (BSPN)-A new modelling tool for dynamic safety and reliability analysis. Reliability Engineering & System Safety, 193, 106587.
2. Yang, R., Khan, F., Taleb-Berrouane, M., & Kong, D. (2019). A time-dependent probabilistic model for fire accident analysis. Fire Safety Journal, 102891.
3. Kabir, S., Taleb-Berrouane, M., & Papadopoulos, Y. (2019). Dynamic reliability assessment of flare systems by combining fault tree analysis and Bayesian networks. Energy Sources, Part A: Recovery, Utilization, and Environmental Effects, 1-18.
4. Kamil, M. Z., Taleb-Berrouane, M., Khan, F., & Ahmed, S. (2019). Dynamic domino effect risk assessment using Petri-nets. Process Safety and Environmental Protection, 124, 308-316.
5. Taleb-Berrouane, M., Khan, F., Hawboldt, K., Eckert, R., & Skovhus, T. L. (2019). Predicting Sessile Microorganism Populations in Oil and Gas Gathering and Transmission Facilities. ISMOS 7 - 7th International Symposium on Applied Microbiology and Molecular Biology in Oil Systems – Halifax NS, Canada
6. Kamil, M. Z., Taleb-Berrouane, M.(2019). Risk-Based Maintenance Model of a Marine Vessel. 21st Annual Aldrich Conference - St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada
7. Taleb-Berrouane, M., Khan, F., Hawboldt, K., Eckert, R., & Skovhus, T. L. (2018). Model for microbiologically influenced corrosion potential assessment for the oil and gas industry. Corrosion Engineering, Science and Technology, 1-15.
8. Taleb-Berrouane, M., Khan, F. (2018). Development of MIC Risk Index for Process Operations. C-RISE & geno-MIC Workshop & Symposium. St John’s NL – Canada.
9. Taleb-Berrouane, M., Imtiaz, S., Khan, F. (2018). Internal Corrosion Monitoring in the Crude Oil Pipelines. 20th Annual Aldrich Conference. Memorial University of Newfoundland. St John’s NL – Canada.
10. Deyab, S. M., Taleb-Berrouane, M., Khan, F., & Yang, M. (2018). Failure analysis of the offshore process component considering causation dependence. Process Safety and Environmental Protection, 113, 220-232.
11. Taleb-Berrouane, M., Sterrahmane, A., Mehdaoui, D., Lounis, Z. (2018). Emergency Response Plan Assessment Using Bayesian Belief Networks. 3rd Workshop and Symposium on Safety and Integrity Management of Operations in Harsh Environments (C-RISE 3). St John’s NL – Canada.
12. Taleb-Berrouane, M., Khan, F., & Lounis, Z. (2016). Availability analysis of safety critical systems using advanced fault tree and stochastic Petri net formalisms. Journal of Loss Prevention in the Process Industries, 44, 193-203.
13. Taleb-Berrouane, M., Lounis, Z. (2016). Safety Assessment of Flare System by Fault Tree Analysis. Journal of Chemical Technology and Metallurgy. 51-2: 229-234.
14. M. Taleb-Berrouane., Z. Lounis. (2016). Risk Assessment Indicators of Process Systems By Using Bwo-Tie Method. Colloque National Maintenance - Qualité CNMQ-16.
15. Z. lounis, F. Benomar, M. Taleb-Berrouane. (2016). Hazard Study of Underground Gas Storage Tanks Using Method MAD'S MOZAR. Colloque National Maintenance - Qualité CNMQ-16.
16. M. Taleb-Berrouane., Z. Lounis. (2015). Safety Performances Assessment of a LNG Flare System. Colloque International sur l’Environnement et le Développement Durable.
17. M. Taleb-Berrouane., Z. Lounis. (2015). Using Fault Tree Analysis in Probabilistic Safety Assessment. Sixièmes Journées de Chimie - Polytechnic Military School - Algeria.
18. F. Benomar., M. Taleb-Berrouane, Z. Lounis. (2015). Les enjeux de la cyber sécurité des systèmes industriels (In French).1ère Conférence Internationale sur la Sûreté Interne d’Etablissement (CISIE’1-2015). IHSI- UNIVERSITE DE BATNA, Algérie.
19. M. Taleb-Berrouane., Z. Lounis., (2014). Etude & Simulation Du Phénomène De B.L.E.V.E Sur Un Réservoir De Stockage D’ammoniac (In French). International Conference on Engineering of Industrial Safety and Environment.

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