Michael Hooper is a Noria trainer in the Australian/New Zealand/Asia area. He is also an experienced technical author with writing experience in many different countries, industries and technologies. Michael has managed two oil analysis laboratories and set up numerous onsite (in-house) oil analysis labs for clients.

Michael Hooper

Fields of Specialization

  • Lubricant Analysis
  • Oil Analysis Lab Management
  • Gear Failure Analysis
  • Oil Analysis
  • Bearing Failure Analysis
  • Filtration and Separation
  • Grease Analysis
  • Condition-Based Maintenance
  • Machinery Lubrication
  • Reliability Engineering
  • Lubricant Contamination Control
  • Hydraulic Fluids
  • Particle Analysis
  • Tribology and Wear
  • Compressor Lubrication
  • Lubrication Systems
  • Wear Particle Analysis
  • Motor Oils and Engine Lubrication
  • Lubrication Program Design
  • Filtration and Separation
  • Predictive Maintenance

Certifications

  • Machine Lubrication Technician (MLT) Level I, International Council for Machinery Lubrication (ICML)
  • Machine Lubricant Analyst (MLA) Level II, International Council for Machinery Lubrication (ICML)
  • Technical Communication Techniques, 1984 City of Guilds Institute, London (UK)
  • Technical Authorship (Writer), 1984 City of Guilds Institute, London (UK)

Education

  • Bournemouth Technical College (University), High National Diploma, Agricultural Engineering
  • Bournemouth Technical College (University), High National Diploma, Automotive Engineering

Professional Memberships

  • Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers (STLE)

Conference Presentations

  • Increasing Productivity Through Intelligent Lubrication, Mobil Sydney 2014 and Mining Conference Ranchi India 2015
  • Designing an Oil Analysis Program for Intelligent Lubrication, Reliable Plant 2014
  • Who Should Test and Evaluate Oil Samples, Reliable Plant 2015