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  • 2014 Conference Keynote

    Conference Presentation
    Southwest Process Technology Conference
    October 9, 2014
    Strong process research organizations and capabilities constitute very relevant competitive advantages in the chemical industry, enabling constant...
  • A Century of Process Safety: Process Safety at OSHA

    Conference Presentation
    AIChE Annual Meeting
    November 17, 2008
    This presentation will provide a brief history of OSHA's efforts in process safety management. It will include discussion of the PSM standard and...
  • A Guide to the Legal Framework of the PSM Standard for ...

    Conference Presentation
    AIChE Spring Meeting and Global Congress on Process Safety
    April 30, 2013
    A Guide to the Legal Framework of the Process Safety Management Standard for Engineers By Christopher J. Cunio, Esq. and Georges A. Melhem, Ph.D. The...
  • A Key Factor In Hazardous Processes: Safety Culture

    Conference Presentation
    AIChE Spring Meeting and Global Congress on Process Safety
    March 14, 2011
    The significance of Safety Culture is becoming increasingly recognized as a key factor to achieve the safe operation of hazardous processes. This...
  • An Optimization Framework for Designing Input Signals for ...

    Conference Presentation
    AIChE Spring Meeting and Global Congress on Process Safety
    April 1, 2014
    The plant test is a critically important step in the development of model-based process controllers such as MPC, since the resulting data becomes the...
  • API Standard 521: New Alternative Method to Evaluate Fire ...

    Conference Presentation
    AIChE Spring Meeting and Global Congress on Process Safety
    April 30, 2013
    The upcoming 6th edition of API Standard 521 will include an alternative, analytical method to evaluate fire exposure of vessels. The experimental...
  • Can Fire Suppressants Promote Ignition? A Study Of HFC-125 ...

    Conference Presentation
    AIChE Spring Meeting and Global Congress on Process Safety
    April 30, 2013
    C 2 HF 5 (HFC-125,) and C 3 HF 7 (HFC-227ea or FM-200) have gained considerable acceptance in the field of fire protection, especially after the...
  • Case Study in M+a – Communication and Understanding ...

    Conference Presentation
    AIChE Spring Meeting and Global Congress on Process Safety
    April 21, 2021
    A multinational corporation acquired a local consumer products manufacturing facility. Hazard awareness and process safety protocols were lacking at...