Dr Anwar Sadek

Dr. Anwar Sadek

Chief Executive Officer & Co-Founder

Anwar Sadek, CEO, received his PhD from The University of Akron from the department of Chemical, Biomolecular and Corrosion Engineering, and has worked for PPG Industries Inc. as a Development Chemist formulating various anti-corrosion automotive coatings.

Published author and patent co-owner, Dr. Sadek has presented his work on Microbial Corrosion during several prestigious technical events such as the National Association of Corrosion Engineers (NACE) Annual Exposition, and Department of Defense-Allied Nations Technical Corrosion Conference.

As a student, Dr. Sadek was awarded the “Best Graduate Research Poster Presentation” at UA’s annual Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Design Day.

During the 2019 National I-Corps Cohort, Dr. Sadek served as the Corrolytics Co-entrepreneurial Lead when they received the “Team Award” from the National Science Foundation (NSF).

During the MIC Monitor Phase I Project, Dr. Sadek is responsible for the following:

      • Development and testing of the Microbiologically Influenced Corrosion Test Kit
      • Interacting with oil and gas companies to obtain real-world samples
      • Utilizing samples to validate data pertinent to test kit development
      • Overseeing day-to-day operations
      • Engaging potential investors
For media and publication requests or additional information about Corrolytics, please contact Dr. Anwar Sadek at a.sadek@corrolytics.com.


The University of Akron

Doctor of Philosophy in Engineering

  • Chemical Engineering
  • Biomolecular Engineering
  • Corrosion Engineering

Chemical Engineering Bridging Program

  • Chemical Engineering
  • Biomolecular Engineering

La Roche College

Bachelor’s Degree

  • Chemical Engineering



  • Chicago National Innovation-Corps Program
  • University of Akron Innovation-Corps Sites Program

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