Adjunct Faculty Join Center

Dr. Scott Davis and Dr. Jai Gupta have joined Texas A&M University’s Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering and the Mary Kay O’Connor Process Safety Center as adjunct professors.

Dr. Davis is the President and Principal Engineer at GexCon US. He specializes in mechanical and aerospace engineering, and the engineering analysis and testing of combustion, thermal, and fluid processes. Dr. Davis earned his Ph.D. at Princeton University. He is a Professional Engineer and Certified Fire and Explosion Investigator.

Dr. Gupta currently serves as Director of the Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Petroleum Technology in Rae Bareli, India. He is also Professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering at IIT Kanpur. His research interest include Process Intensification, Petroleum E&P and Environment and Safety in Chemical Process Industry. Dr. Gupta earned his Ph.D. at the University of Pennsylvania.

Dr. Sam Mannan, Director of the Mary Kay O’Connor Safety Process Center said, “It gives me great pleasure to welcome these two eminent professionals and researchers to the Center and the department. I have the greatest respect and admiration for their work and I sincerely believe that they will make significant contributions to furthering the mission of the Center .”

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