Sean Dee

  • Citation name:
    Dee, S.
  • Affiliation:
    Exponent
  • State:
    IL
  • Country:
    USA

Dr. Dee specializes in the investigation of fires, explosions, chemical releases, and process safety management. His expertise is applying fundamentals of chemistry, reaction engineering, and kinetics to accident evaluation and prevention. He also has experience in production facilities after working for E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company, and The Lubrizol Corporation. Prior to joining Exponent, Dr. Dee's doctoral studies focused on the production of biofuels from energy grasses using an ionic liquid solvent system. He is proficient in experimental design, liquid and gas chromatography, matrix-assisted laser desorption/ionization, electrospray ionization, nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy, mass spectroscopy, and robotic high throughput systems. In addition to his chemical engineering expertise, Dr. Dee also finished the New Product Development Certification program at the University of California, Berkeley, and has a Sociology degree from Case Western Reserve University where he focused on deviant behavior, criminology, and law.

Sessions chaired or co-chaired:
Beyond Compliance in Both Covered and Non-Covered Facilities
2019 Spring Meeting and 15th Global Congress on Process Safety (ISBN: 978-0-8169-1109-7)
Good, Fast, Cheap - Pick 2: PSM Challenges in Capital Projects
2020 Virtual Spring Meeting and 16th GCPS (ISBN: 978-0-8169-1113-4)
Authored:
(75a) Using Assessments to Improve Process Safety Culture2013 Spring Meeting & 9th Global Congress on Process Safety
(73c) Promoting Commitment to Process Safety2013 Spring Meeting & 9th Global Congress on Process Safety
(120a) Using near Misses to Improve Risk Management Decisions2013 Spring Meeting & 9th Global Congress on Process Safety
(14b) When the Fail Open Valve Fails Closed: Lessons from Investigating the "Impossible"
2017 Spring Meeting and 13th Global Congress on Process Safety (ISBN: 978-0-8169-1098-4)
Associated proceedings: 
2013 Spring Meeting & 9th Global Congress on Process Safety
2017 Spring Meeting and 13th Global Congress on Process Safety
8th World Congress on Particle Technology
2018 Spring Meeting and 14th Global Congress on Process Safety
2019 Spring Meeting and 15th Global Congress on Process Safety
2020 Virtual Spring Meeting and 16th GCPS
12th Southwest Process Technology Conference