Colin S. Howat

  • Citation name:
    Howat, C. S. III
  • Affiliation:
    C. S. Howat & Associates
  • State:
    KS
  • Country:
    USA

Colin S. ‘Chip’ Howat is the Principal Associate & Director of C. S. Howat & Associates (HowatRisk.com), the consulting firm he established in 1979. This firm emphasizes plant performance, process hazards, process risk and process design/modeling analysis. The firm has clients in the petrochemical, food, crop science, process simulation and litigation fields. He was on the University of Kansas faculty from 1981 to 2009 teaching process design and safety. His research focused on plant performance and phase equilibria thermodynamics. He was awarded numerous teaching awards. He is a Fellow of the AIChE and is a member of the Fellows Council. He is the liaison to SAChE from the Education Division. He has over 200 publications, workshops and presentations. He is director of the USA Cycling Race Mechanics Clinic at the Olympic Training Center and has been a USA Team mechanic to eight World Championships.

Sessions chaired or co-chaired:
"I Just Didn't Think" - Improving Situational Awareness
2014 AIChE Annual Meeting (ISBN: 978-0-8169-1086-1)
LOPA and Bowties in Practice – Case Studies & Plant Applications
2016 AIChE Annual Meeting (ISBN: 978-0-8169-1097-7)
MOC's Gone Wild - Essential, but so Challenging to Get Right
2017 Spring Meeting and 13th Global Congress on Process Safety (ISBN: 978-0-8169-1098-4)
The PSM Challenge for Smaller Companies2011 Spring Meeting & 7th Global Congress on Process Safety
The PSM Challenge for Smaller Companies 22012 Spring Meeting & 8th Global Congress on Process Safety
Undergraduate Process Safety2012 Spring Meeting & 8th Global Congress on Process Safety
Undergraduate Process Safety
2015 AIChE Annual Meeting Proceedings (ISBN: 978-0-8169-1094-6)
Workshop: Chemical Process Safety, Bridging Theory With Industrial Practice2018 Spring Meeting and 14th Global Congress on Process Safety
Workshop: Chemical Process Safety, Bridging Theory with Industrial Practice
2013 AIChE Annual Meeting (ISBN: 978-0-8169-1110-3)
Workshop: Process Safety Integration into the Undergraduate Laboratories
2013 AIChE Annual Meeting (ISBN: 978-0-8169-1110-3)
Workshop: Process Safety, the Core Value
2020 Virtual Spring Meeting and 16th GCPS (ISBN: 978-0-8169-1113-4)
Associated proceedings: 
2014 AIChE Annual Meeting
2016 AIChE Annual Meeting
2017 Spring Meeting and 13th Global Congress on Process Safety
2011 Spring Meeting & 7th Global Congress on Process Safety
2012 Spring Meeting & 8th Global Congress on Process Safety
2015 AIChE Annual Meeting Proceedings
2018 Spring Meeting and 14th Global Congress on Process Safety
2013 AIChE Annual Meeting
2006 Spring Meeting & 2nd Global Congress on Process Safety
2020 Virtual Spring Meeting and 16th GCPS