Joseph D. Smith works at Missouri Univ. of Science and Technology and leads Elevated Analytics, LLC (www.elevatedanalytic.com) as Chief Technology Officer.
As an AIChE leader, he previously served as the Institute’s Treasurer (2017) and Director (2014–2016). He has also served on AIChE’s Local Sections Committee and the Student Chapters Committee. He has worked for the Dow Chemical Co., Cabot Corp., and the John Zink Co. Smith formed his first startup as a joint venture with CD-adapco, and most recently started Elevated Analytics. He has published more than 60 papers, presented more than 80 conference papers, holds eight patents with four pending, and has contributed chapters to the John Zink Combustion Handbook, the Industrial Burner Handbook, and most recently to Perry’s Chemical Engineers’ Handbook and the Encyclopedia of Chemical Technology.
Since 2011, Smith has held the Wayne and Gayle Laufer Endowed Energy Chair at Missouri Univ. of Science and Technology (formally Missouri Rolla), where his research has focused on bio-energy and hybrid energy systems.