Dr. Melhem is President and CEO of ioMosaic Corporation. Since 1988, he has conducted and participated in numerous risk management and quantitative risk assessment studies. These studies primarily focused on the risks associated with process industries fixed facilities, facility siting, business interruption, and transportation.
Dr. Melhem is an internationally known pressure relief systems design, chemical reaction systems, process safety, and risk analysis expert. In this regard he has provided consulting and design services, expert testimony and incident investigation support and reconstruction for a large number of clients.
Prior to founding ioMosaic Corporation, Dr. Melhem was president of Pyxsys Corporation; a technology subsidiary of Arthur D. Little Inc. Prior to Pyxsys and during his twelve years tenure at Arthur D. Little, Dr. Melhem was a vice president and managing director of Arthur D. Little's Global Environmental, Health, Safety, and Risk Management Practice and its Process Safety and Reaction Engineering Laboratory.
Dr. Melhem holds a Ph.D. and an M.S. in Chemical Engineering, as well as a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from Northeastern University. In addition, he has completed executive training in the areas of Finance and Strategic Sales Management at the Harvard Business School. He is a Fellow of AIChE.
Position Statement: DIERS Vice Chair/Secretary
I am a seasoned and experienced technology and management executive. I attended my first DIERS Users Group meeting in 1992. Since that time I have been at every meeting and continue to be a very active member. I have been a significant contributor to DIERS over the past 22 years.
In the vice chair position, I will focus on several key objectives that will grow and enhance the DIERS organization and its outreach including but not limited to:
- Align and increase cross-collaboration between DIERS and other leading industry associations such as API and ASME in the areas of relief and flare systems.
- Development of practical guidance to enhance industrial safety by using DIERS knowhow through a variety of training avenues, publications, software, and guidelines.
- Development and funding of industrial research programs geared at solving practical industrial problems that enhance safety and environmental stewardship.
- Launch of a new outreach and marketing programs for more exposure and to increase membership.
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