LNG seminar scheduled at Texas A&M
Vol. 27 Winter 2012
Dr. M. Sam Mannan, a regents professor of chemical engineering, will conduct a seminar entitled "Process Safety for Building a Sustainable Energy Future: Case Study of Liquefied Natural Gas" on Nov. 3 at Texas A&M University.
Mannan is directory of the Mary Kay O'Connor Process Safety Center at Texas A&M. Before joining A&M, he was vice president at RMT, Inc., a nationwide engineering services company. His experience is wide ranging, covering process design of chemical plants and refineries, computer simulation of engineering problems, process safety, risk assessment, inherently safer design, critical infrastructure vulnerability assessment, and reactive and energetic materials assessments.
He is the editor of the third edition of Lee's Loss Prevention in the Process Industries. He has published 146 peer-reviewed journal publications, two books, seven book chapters, 151 proceedings papers, 12 major reports, and 152 technical meeting presentations. He also has testified before the U.S. Congress on multiple occasions, lending his expertise on matters of national security as it relates to chemical safety and infrastructure. Dr. Mannan obtained his Ph.D in 1986 in chemical engineering from the Unitersity of Oklahoma.
The seminar, which is part of the Boots & Coots Distinguished Seminar Series, will be held from 7 to 8 p.m. at the Conoco-Phillips Alumni Center. The event is open to the public.