Henry Z. Kister | AIChE

Henry Z. Kister

Senior Fellow and Director of Fractionation Technology
Fluor Corp.

Henry Z. Kister is a Fluor Corp. senior fellow and Director of Fractionation Technology. He has more than 30 years of experience in design, troubleshooting, revamping, field consulting, control, and startup of fractionation processes and equipment. He is the author of three books, the distillation equipment chapter in Perry’s Handbook, and more than 120 articles. He has taught the IChemE-sponsored “Practical Distillation Technology” course more than 500 times in 26 countries. A recipient of several awards, Kister obtained his BE and ME degrees from the Univ. of New South Wales in Australia. He is a Fellow of AIChE and IChemE and a member of the National Academy of Engineering, and he serves on the FRI Technical Advisory and Design Practices Committees.