Steven D. Emerson

  • Citation name:
    Emerson, S. D.
  • Affiliation:
    Emerson Technical Analysis, LLC
  • State:
    TX
  • Country:
    USA

Dr. Steven D. Emerson is President of Emerson Technical Analysis, LLC, a firm specializing in safe handling of hazardous, explosive, reactive or flammable materials. Before founding this firm, he was an executive in several companies in the process industries, including Kerr-McGee Corporation where he was Vice President for Safety, Environment and Technology across the entire corporation. He has lectured on topics such as combustible dust explosions on behalf of the Mary Kay O'Connor Process Safety Center at Texas A&M University. He is active in industrial and professional organizations, having chaired symposia for Global Conferences on Process Safety (PPSS, inaugural PSM2 and subsequent), and is currently serving on the Technical Advisory Board for the MKOPSC. He holds a BSc in Metallurgical Engineering, a Master of Engineering Administration, and a PhD in Chemical Metallurgy. He is a registered Professional Engineer in Chemical Engineering, and was elected a Fellow of AIChE in 2014.

Sessions chaired or co-chaired:
Equipment Reliability and Inspection Practices
2017 Spring Meeting and 13th Global Congress on Process Safety (ISBN: 978-0-8169-1098-4)
Invited Speakers Series - Application2008 Spring Meeting & 4th Global Congress on Process Safety
Invited Speakers Series - Design2009 Spring Meeting & 5th Global Congress on Process Safety
Invited Speakers Series - Learning2012 Spring Meeting & 8th Global Congress on Process Safety
Learning from Experience2012 Spring Meeting & 8th Global Congress on Process Safety
Maintaining Instrument and Mechanical Integrity2012 Spring Meeting & 8th Global Congress on Process Safety
Mechanical Integrity - State of the Art2012 Spring Meeting & 8th Global Congress on Process Safety
Process Hazards Analysis2012 Spring Meeting & 8th Global Congress on Process Safety
Process Safety Challenges in Aging Facilities and Organizations2018 Spring Meeting and 14th Global Congress on Process Safety
Process Safety at a Glance
2019 Spring Meeting and 15th Global Congress on Process Safety (ISBN: 978-0-8169-1109-7)
Areas chaired or co-chaired:
12th Process Plant Safety Symposium (PPSS)2010 Spring Meeting & 6th Global Congress on Process Safety
13th Process Plant Safety Symposium (PPSS)2011 Spring Meeting & 7th Global Congress on Process Safety
Process Safety Management Mentoring- PSM22012 Spring Meeting & 8th Global Congress on Process Safety