Dr. Cesar Del Vecchio, PhD

Is a Mechanical and Inspection Engineer with a PhD in Engineering. Has 35 years of experience in mooring systems incorporating fiber ropes. Has worked for 34 years in Petrobras R&D where he led investigations of taut moorings incorporating polyester ropes, which culminated with the installation of two floating production units in 1996 using taut leg polyester system. He is presently a Senior Staff Consultant with Stress Engineering Services, Inc., working on mooring systems and integrity management.