FACULTY JOB POSTING CHEMICAL ENGINEERING | TENURED/TENURE-TRACK: OPEN RANK 23_4326 CHEN MKO Faculty Job Ad Flyer The Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering, College of Engineering at Texas A&M University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track (Assistant or Associate professor) position with a 9-month, academic appointment, and the possibility of an additional summer appointment contingent […]
New groundbreaking guide from united steel workers
The United Steelworkers (USW) Health, Safety and Environment Department recently published a comprehensive guide designed to help workers develop programs that support safely stopping unsafe or unhealthy operations and processes.
Mary Kay O’Connor Process Safety Center founder, T. Michael O’Connor, passes away
Mike T. O’Connor, founder of the Mary Kay O’Connor Process Safety Center and respected chemical engineer, passed away on Monday, July 18, 2022. O’Connor served as a board of director member of StarRotor Corporation, a startup company founded to commercialize revolutionary gerotor technology from Texas A&M University, for more than 18 years and as board of director member for Heat Transfer Research, Inc., a global leader in process heat transfer and heat exchanger technology, for more than 15 years.
Mary Kay O’Connor Process Safety Center director provides expertise in Peru
Faisal Khan, director of the Mary Kay O’Connor Process Safety Center, and Jorge Seminario recently served on an environmental safety expert panel in Peru. Khan and Seminario, Texas A&M University chemical engineering professors, shared their expertise as part of the Expert Panel on Environmental Safety at the invitation of the Ministry of Environment.
LNG plant explosion, fire brings attention to process safety importance
In June 2022, the LNG plant in Freeport, TX experienced an explosion and fire that shut down approximately one-fifth of the country’s liquified natural gas export capacity. Dr. Faisal Khan, director of the Mary Kay O’Connor Process Safety Center, interviewed with Energy Wire to give insight into the complexity and importance of process safety for industry.