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Dirk Kölbl

Dr.-Ing. Dirk Kölbl
Authorized Nuclear Inspector Supervisor

Phone: +49 201 74 72 75-11 - E-Mail: koelbl@cis-inspector.com  

Dirk Kölbl is a qualified Authorized Nuclear Inspector Supervisor for ASME Code Section III, Division 1 and 3 activities and is an Authorized Inspector Supervisor with experience in Sections I, IV, VIII, and X. In his 20 years of experience with the ASME Code, he has prepared a large number of companies all over the world for their ASME Joint Reviews and Nuclear Surveys. He has participated in hundreds of audits of pressure equipment manufacturers, engineering companies and suppliers of nuclear power equipment and material. Dr. Kölbl is member of ASME NQA EUIWG and certified Lead Auditor according to ASME NQA-1 with auditing experience in the fields of material, components, services and engineering. Since 1995 Dr. Kölbl has published several articles on Codes and Standards and developed courses, workshops and seminars. His experience and professional teaching skills make him an effective and entertaining instructor.

 
Sascha Wegener

Dipl.-Ing. Sascha Wegener
Authorized Nuclear Inspector Supervisor

Phone: +49 201 74 72 75-22 - E-Mail: wegener@cis-inspector.com  

Sascha Wegener has accrued more than 15 years of ASME Code experience and thus is a highly competent expert for all ASME Code matters. Before joining CIS GmbH he held the position of the responsible Area Supervisor at One/TÜV/BV in Essen. For years he has successfully supported companies all over the world with their ASME certification both in the nuclear and non-nuclear fields as an ASME Authorized Inspector Supervisor / Authorized Nuclear Inspector Supervisor. In this role he has rendered technical consultancy services to companies from different industrial sectors, such as power plant and mechanical engineering and reviewed their quality systems in numerous audits. He is also qualified as an ASME NQA-1 Lead Auditor. Sascha Wegener has been holding national and international seminars (both public and in-house), workshops and presentations on a wide range of ASME Code topics. Before becoming qualified as an ASME Inspector, he worked as a welding engineer in the quality assurance department of Wessel GmbH, an ASME certified boiler manufacturer.

 
Wilko Adams

Wilko Adams
Authorized Nuclear Inspector Supervisor / TÜV Thüringen e.V.

Phone: +49 3641 39 97 38 - E-Mail: wadams@tuev-thueringen.de

 

Wilko Adams is a long serving consultant for pressure vessel and piping manufacturers. He is a qualified welding engineer, an experienced industrial auditor and the holder of NDE Certificates for RT, PT, MT and VT. Having conducted numerous public and customized in-company seminars and workshops on the ASME Code and other internationally recognized Standards, Wilko is specialized in offering practical and valuable assistance to the course participants. As an ASME Nuclear Inspector Supervisor he is a renowned expert for ASME Audits, Certifications and Inspections.

 
Michael Frohnert

Dipl.-Ing. Michael Frohnert
Authorized Inspector Supervisor / Authorized Nuclear Inspector

Phone: +49 201 74 72 75-12 - E-Mail: frohnert@cis-inspector.com  

Michael Frohnert´s main field of activities is preparing and reviewing design calculations according to the ASME Code and other international Codes and Standards for the plant and mechanical engineering industries as well as performing ASME inspections and audits. Before changing to CIS GmbH he started his professional career at ONE/TÜV/BV in Essen where he worked as a design engineer, inspector and seminar instructor. During his time with One/TÜV/BV he qualified in the ASME Code business as an ASME Authorized Inspector and went on to become an experienced Authorized Inspector Supervisor. He also holds a National Board endorsement as Authorized Nuclear Inspector. Michael has held numerous public seminars and tailor-made in-company trainings and workshops covering a wide range of topics. His in-depth involvement in the practical application of the ASME design rules is a very beneficial and valuable feature of his seminar work. On behalf of ASME he conducts their Section VIII, Division 2 seminars in Europe and Middle East. Michael Frohnert represents CIS GmbH in the ASME Group of Interested Experts managed by the ASME Delegate of Germany.

 
Michael Frohnert

Dr.-Ing. Daniel Hüggenberg
Authorized Inspector

Phone: +49 201 74 72 75-17 - E-Mail: hueggenberg@cis-inspector.com    

Dr. Daniel Hüggenberg’s professional background is closely related to material science. He is experienced in various subjects such as high temperature material applications, fatigue as well as creep behavior and in providing specific solutions for state-of-the-art power plants. Daniel is the author of several publications in his field and has shared his experience at many conferences and contributed to the development of Codes and Standards. Since joining CIS GmbH he has additionally qualified as an ASME Authorized Inspector and now passes on his know-how through his inspection and consulting activities. In his customer-oriented seminars Daniel addresses user-related issues faced by the plant engineering industry when it comes to meeting ASME Code requirements.

 
Ulrich Kammler

Ulrich Kammler
Language Trainer and Specialist Translator

Phone: +49 201 74 72 75-00 - E-Mail: kammler@cis-inspector.com

 

Ulrich Kammler has been working for more than 25 years as a language trainer and specialized translator. His services are particularly aligned with the English language requirements of the plant engineering industry, the petrochemical business as well as inspection agencies and NDE service providers. Ulrich´s long term experience with language training, especially of ASME Code inspectors and TÜV experts, enables him to familiarize users with the effective application of English language codes and standards. Based on practical examples, his training focuses on dispelling any reservations people may have about using the English language in a professional context.

 
Marcel Meronk

Dipl.-Ing. Marcel Meronk
Authorized Nuclear Inspector Supervisor

Phone: +49 201 74 72 75-24 - E-Mail: meronk@cis-inspector.com  

Marcel Meronk is an experienced ASME Authorized Nuclear Inspector Supervisor at CIS GmbH and has provided consulting services and performed third party inspections of boilers, pressure vessels as well as nuclear facilities since 2006. He started his career in technical inspections at the TÜV Nord Group and specialized in the ASME Code business while working for One/TÜV/BV. His qualifications include certifications as welding engineer, as certified welding inspector and certificates in the four NDT test methods RT, MT, PT and VT. Marcel Meronk has many years of experience in conducting public and customer-specific seminars on a wide range of ASME related topics as well as other international Codes and Standards.

 
Volkan Palabiykik

BSc Volkan Palabiyik
Authorized Nuclear Inspector

Phone: +90 216 572 3896 - E-Mail: volkan.palabiyik@acis.com.tr 

Volkan is a very experienced ASME Authorized Inspector as well as Authorized Nuclear Inspector. Having started in the manufacturing industry, he moved on to become a Quality Control/Assurance manager before continuing his career with several well-known inspection agencies. Volkan is not only qualified as an Aramco Inspector and Türkak Technical Expert, but additionally also as an NDE Level III, welding inspector and lead auditor. His varied technical background and practical knowledge have made him a highly competent consultant for the efficient application of international codes and standards. His wealth of experience is not only beneficial for his clients in the ASME qualification and inspection business, but also for the attendees of the public and inhouse seminars Volkan conducts

 
Andreas Splinter

Dipl.-Ing. Andreas Splinter
Authorized Inspector Supervisor / Authorized Nuclear Inspector

Phone: +49 201 74 72 75-17 - E-Mail: splinter@cis-inspector.com  

Andreas Splinter has many years of experience as an ASME Authorized Inspector Supervisor. Beyond his common duties as Inspector, Mr. Splinter has gained a lot of experience and knowledge in the area of “Pressure Vessel Directive” PED 97/23/EC and 2014/68/EU. Under his control as certification manager of the Notified Body HSB International in Germany, many large projects which were based on ASME Construction Codes, have been certified and CE marked. Andreas Splinter has held many seminars, both in-house and public, sharing his experience with the participants. For the Notified Body #0090, TÜV Thüringen, Andreas Splinter is also appointed as a PED inspector.

 
Uwe Sprengholz

Uwe Sprengholz
TÜV Thüringen e.V.

Phone: +49 3641 39 97-96 - E-Mail: usprengholz@tuev-thueringen.de

 

Uwe Sprengholz became involved in the development and application of FE analysis programs at an early stage in his professional career. He still closely cooperates with companies offering software for the calculation of pressure equipment. He started as a design engineer and head of the quality department at a well-known pressure vessel manufacturer before changing to the steam and pressure equipment sector at TÜV Thüringen e.V. in 2000. Since 2002 he has been the TÜV Thüringen e.V. representative on the design calculation committee at VdTÜV working on improving the AD2000 standard, chairing this committee for a long time. Today he is responsible for the PED business of TÜV Thüringen e.V. in Italy and holds the position of technical supervisor for the inspection of pressure equipment designated for export.

   
Tim Verresen

Tim Verresen
Authorized Inspector Supervisor / Authorized Nuclear Inspector

Phone: +32 478 01 06 10 - E-Mail: verresen@cis-inspector.com 

 

Tim Verresen is an experienced inspector for stationary pressure retaining components and transport tanks. He started his career as a chemical plant operator at BASF, continued in the field of NDE at SGS and in the inspection business at Bureau Veritas. He qualified as an ASME Authorized Inspector in 2008 and as an Authorized Nuclear Inspector in 2010. Tim has a wide range of skills and experience regarding ASME inspections and audits, non-destructive testing, in-service inspection and repairs. His experience covers pressure vessels, steam generators, transport tanks, pipelines, nuclear components and safety valves. Since 2012 Tim has been qualified as an Authorized Inspector Supervisor and Auditor. He performs audits of manufacturers and assists them in preparing their ASME Certification. Tim has also been certified as an inspector for PED 97/23/EC by TÜV Thüringen e.V. since 2013.

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