Dan Banks, P.E. Principal ConsultantBanks Engineering Inc. Dan Banks is a chemical engineering graduate of Rice University, and a P.E. in Oklahoma. He has worked with combustion systems for 33 years, mostly in the design of thermal oxidizer systems for vapors and liquids. He began private consulting as Banks Engineering in 1996. Presently his work includes combustor accident investigations, safety reviews, and system upgrades to improve performance and safety. He also designs new combustor systems and assists end users with system specifications and proposal evaluation.