Professor Sacco received a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from Northeastern University; and a PhD in Chemical Engineering from MIT. He was appointed and served as the George A. Snell Distinguished Professor of Chemical Engineering at Northeastern University from 1997-2010 when he became the Dean of the Whitacre College of Engineering in 2011. From 1978-1997 he was a tenured professor at WPI and was Department Head from 1989-1997. He flew on the space shuttle Columbia in 1995, conducting 200 experiments for 130 scientists. His research focus is in the areas of carbon nanotube initiation and...
Marvin O. Schlanger is Chairman of the Supervisory Board of LyondellBasell Industries N.V., a $50 Billion global chemical producer and Chairman of the Board of CEVA Group, plc, a €7 Billion international logistics supplier. He is a principal in the firm of Cherry Hill Chemical Investments, LLC, which provides management services and capital to the chemical and allied industries.
Mr. Schlanger was formerly President, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of Resolution Performance Products, LLC; Chairman of Covalence Specialty Materials Corp., and Chairman of Resolution Specialty...
Shakeel Kadri earned his bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering at the Dharmsinh Desai Institute of Technology of Gujarat University in India. Shakeel earned his master’s degree in chemical engineering at the Illinois Institute of Technology, and an MBA at La Salle University. He joined Air Products in 1978 in their process engineering function. In his current role as Director of Global Process Safety and Risk Management, Shakeel has been instrumental in building their global process safety team, played a key role in raising company’s process safety risk awareness and focus globally,...
Wesley E. (Wes) Lohec, 55, is vice president, Health, Environment and Safety, for Chevron Corporation, a position he has held since 2011. He is responsible for leading Health, Envi-
ronment and Safety strategic planning and issues management, compliance assurance, and emergency response. He also is responsible for Chevron’s Environmental Management Company, which manages environmental remediation and abandonment liabilities.
Previously Lohec served as managing director of the Latin America strategic business unit from 2008 to 2011 for Chevron Africa and Latin America...
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