So You Think You Want to be a Private Engineering Consultant?

Originally delivered Mar 28, 2017
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The March meeting of Virtual Local Section featured simultaneous face-to-face and online presentations. The meeting will be hosted at and broadcasted to online attendees from the AIChE Spring meeting in San Antonio, Texas, US on March 28, 2017.  The presentation and discussions focused on consulting, and provide general information about being an independent consultant along with some specific thoughts from speaker's experience. Independent consulting is not for everyone. Just being an expert on a subject may not be enough. It takes good experience, business sense, and the right attitude to be successful. If it were easy, everyone would do it.


Dr. David S. Dickey

Dr. David Dickey started his own consulting business called MixTech, Inc., in 1998. Since then he has done independent consulting work to solve process and mechanical problems with various types of mixing equipment.

Much of David’s liquid mixing experience comes from a fifteen year career with Chemineer. As technical director for Chemineer, he helped develop a new impeller and several design procedures. His experience with customer lab tests provided him many opportunities for successful scale-up to process size mixers. David also worked for Patterson-Kelly, a manufacturer of...Read more



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