The Instrumentation Symposium for the Process Industries, now in its 71st year, continues to educate professionals and students in the instrumentation industry. At the symposium, practical technical papers as well as vendor exhibits are presented with a focus on education.
Dr. Sam Mannan, director of Mary Kay O'Connor Process Safety Center, was recently interviewed by Houston Chronicle. Dr. Mannan interview featured in the 'Lesson's Discarded' story by Houston Chronicle to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the Texas City refinery blast that Killed 15 people.
MKOPSC faculty fellows Dr. Mindy E. Bergman and Dr. Stephanie C. Payne and their PhD student Dr. Jeremy Beus (currently at LSU) received 2014 Editor's Commendation for their paper in the Journal of Business and Psychology.
Dr. Sam Mannan in The Battalion interview: "The center's mission is to lead the integration of process safety through education, research and service into the education and practice of all individuals and organizations involved in chemical operations,"
The Mary Kay O'Connor Process Safety Center 17th Annual International Symposium held on October 28-30 drew record attendance for its fourth consecutive year. More than 640 participants from industry, government and academia attended the symposium.