Aaron Sarafinas

Aaron Sarafinas

Process Development Global Subject Matter Expert
The Dow Chemical Company

Aaron Sarafinas is the Process Development Global Subject Matter Expert in the Advanced Polymers Process Technology and Technical Center of The Dow Chemical Company. He is in his 35th year with the company, which includes 27 years with Rohm and Haas. Describing himself as a process development person who specializes in mixing technology, Aaron has a dual role as the Process Development and Mixing Steward for the organization. He has played an integral role in the development, scale-up, commercialization, and troubleshooting for many products and processes for a variety of businesses within the company. He has developed and delivered internal training on scale-up and mixing technology. His mixing work began with the scale-up of suspension polymerization reactors and he has applied his mixing expertise to many different multiphase contacting and reaction systems. He has spoken at many AIChE meetings and symposia on both process development and mixing, and he is a contributor to the NAMF handbook Advances in Industrial Mixing. Aaron has a BSChE from Northeastern University and a MChE from Villanova University.