Thomas A. Adams II is an Associate Professor and Associate Chair in the Department of Chemical Engineering at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. He received dual bachelor’s degrees from Michigan State University in 2003, one in Chemical Engineering, and the other in Computer Science. He received his PhD in 2008 from the University of Pennsylvania under the supervision of Prof. Warren D. Seider and completed a postdoctoral appointment under Prof. Paul Barton at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is also a licensed Professional Engineer, and is an Associate Editor with the Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering and also with Frontiers in Energy Research. His primary educational contributions concern undergraduate and graduate course development concerning flowsheet synthesis and simulation, energy systems engineering, and computer-aided chemical engineering tools (most of which are available to the public), and the development of the book Learn Aspen Plus in 24 Hours. He is also the creator of PSEcommunity.org which hosts LAPSE: the Living Archive for Process Systems Engineering, which is the leading digital repository for PSE education, journal article preprints, and research materials.