Denise Chastain-Knight

  • Citation name:
    Chastain-Knight, D.
  • Affiliation:
    Exida Consulting LLC
  • State:
    PA
  • Country:
    USA

Denise Chastain Knight P.E., CFSE, CCPSP is a Senior Functional Safety Engineer with exida Consulting LLC. Her responsibilities include functional safety design and consulting, conduct SIL assessment and verification studies, perform functional safety assessments, provide training seminars, and prepare while papers. She has more than 31 years’ experience in engineering design, process improvements, process risk analysis and safety instrumented system implementation. Denise holds a BS in Chemical Engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology and is an inductee of the Council of Outstanding Young Engineering Alumni. She was voted Georgia’s Young Engineer of the Year in 1994, past chair of the NCEES PE Chemical Engineering Exam Development Committee, chair of the AIChE Body of Knowledge Development Team, and is an AIChE Fellow.

Sessions chaired or co-chaired:
AIChE Body of Knowledge (BOK)
2016 AIChE Annual Meeting (ISBN: 978-0-8169-1097-7)
Authored:
(57bc) Three Reasons Major Event Risk Management Fails on Capital Project
2017 Spring Meeting and 13th Global Congress on Process Safety (ISBN: 978-0-8169-1098-4)
(188a) Safety Instrumented Systems Design & Lifecycle Fundamentals
2017 Spring Meeting and 13th Global Congress on Process Safety (ISBN: 978-0-8169-1098-4)
(176a) Functional Safety Practices for Operations & Maintenance2018 Spring Meeting and 14th Global Congress on Process Safety
(125a) Confirming the SIS Layer of Protection
2019 Spring Meeting and 15th Global Congress on Process Safety (ISBN: 978-0-8169-1109-7)
(51a) Don't Let Your Safe Operating Limits Leave You S-O-L (Out of Luck)
2019 Spring Meeting and 15th Global Congress on Process Safety (ISBN: 978-0-8169-1109-7)