Adjunct Faculty Joins Center

Dr. Chad Mashuga has joined Texas A&M University’s Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering and the Mary Kay O’Connor Process Safety Center as an adjunct professor.

Dr. Mashuga holds a B.S. and PhD. in Chemical Engineering from Michigan Technological University. He has held research positions in process simulation, physical properties and plant distillation for BASF in Wyandotte, MI. In addition, he was the director of experimental safety for BASF in the NAFTA region. Currently Dr. Mashuga is focusing his research expertise in the area of flammability as a member of Dow Chemical’s reactive chemicals group in Freeport, TX.

In addition to his industrial experience, while working for BASF, Dr. Mashuga held an Adjunct Professor position in the department of Chemical Engineering at Wayne State University teaching both undergraduate and graduate courses in chemical engineering.

He has authored and coauthored several papers in flammability and contributed to several AIChE texts. He received AIChE’s William H. Doyle Award in 2000 and is a member of the 11a: Safety and Health Division. Dr. Mashuga is also a registered Professional Engineer in the State of Michigan.

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