The Commercialization of Rare Earth Metal Based Corrosion Inhibitors

Student: Anthony Cimo, 2018-2019

Seeking to utilize Rare Earths in a corrosion inhibition role to serve a need that is currently needed in the industry, as many current corrosion inhibitors are environmentally toxic, too ineffective, or too expensive. Given that rare earths have properties that can counter each of these problems, I believe they will be a lucrative opportunity.