Expert in Process Control, Systems, and Optimization
Expert ID: 108153 Texas, USA
For a Lubrizol polyisobutylene succinic anhydride batch process, Expert developed and programmed for phase classes, unit classes, and process cells.For Foxboro’s acetylene process he was a programmer on their continuous process.For Foxboro’s low-density polyethylene catalysis batch, Expert developed and programmed for phase classes, unit classes, and a process cell. For a Chevron/Texaco gas plant, he was a project manager and developed commercial guidelines for optimizing an existing facility with predictive model control. Expert was a programmer for a Honeywell LNG process.
|Year: 1971||Degree: B.S.||Subject: Chemistry||Institution: Southern Methodist University|
|Year: 1982||Degree: Diploma||Subject: Digital Networking and Telemetry Communications||Institution: Z-LOG|
|Year: 1994||Degree: Diploma||Subject: Visual Basic||Institution: Washington State, Extended Learning|
|Year: 1995||Degree: Diploma||Subject: C++||Institution: Washington State, Extended Learning|
|Year: 1997||Degree: Diploma||Subject: SAP||Institution: Web, Extended Learning|
|Years: 1976 to Present||Employer: Undisclosed||Title: Independent Consultant||Department:|
Responsibilities:Available upon request.
|Years: 1972 to 1976||Employer: ARAMCO, Saudi Arabia||Title: Assistant Superintendent, Utilities||Department: Operations|
Responsibilities:Available upon request.
|Years: 1964 to 1968||Employer: U.S. Air Force||Title: Systems Analyst||Department:|
Responsibilities:Expert was a programming analog computer technician working on flight control in thermonuclear missiles.
|Years||Country / Region||Summary|
|Years: 2001 to 2002||Country / Region: Africa||Summary: Expert performed an FPSO SIL safety study for Chevron/Texaco/SBM-Imodco.|
|Years: 1999 to 2000||Country / Region: Egypt||Summary: He worked on a microwave telecommunications hop on an offshore facility for Gulf Oil.|
|Years: 1998 to 1999||Country / Region: Russia||Summary: Expert worked on the optimization of a furnace for Nations Energy in Kazakstan, Russia.|
|Years: 1997 to 1998||Country / Region: Korea||Summary: He worked in an LNG facility for Hyundai/McDermott Engineering in Seoul.|
|Associations / Societies|
|Expert is a senior member of the Society of Applied Mathematicians.|
|Awards / Recognition|
|He won a national contest held by the ISA for the authorship of a book on "Practical Guides for Instrumentation and Control."|
|Publications and Patents Summary|
|Expert has four publications including three books.|
|Training / Seminars|
|Expert developed and presented seminars on advanced process control using linear optimization, taught basic instrumentation for the AFL/CIO, and made presentations to the American Petroleum Society.|
|Expert has experience locating vendors of control systems hardware, including: computers, cabling, bridges, routers, microwave radios, antennas, monitors, printers, A/D converters, and signal conditioners. He has access to the following resources: printed materials and a database.|
| Expert has marketing experience with Allen-Bradley’s “Batch Master”; CRC Evans' pipeline refinishing robot, Solar Turbine’s landfill cogeneration;
Amway’s new product development laboratory; a correct posture chair; and an embedded controller for buried gasoline tanks.
|Other Relevant Experience|
|He has been instrumental in developing two major control system products: Allen-Bradley's "Batch-Master batch process control system" and Solar Turbine's "Landfill Gas Production Plant." He wrote Toshiba's "EX 250/500 Programming Manual," and "ADA, a Reference Handbook."|
Fields of Expertise
chemical process control, communication system, control process, control system, control system design, distributed control system, multiprocessing operating system, network, networking, pneumatic logic, advanced process control, process control system, process control system design, programmable controller, telemetry, American National Standards Institute, automation technology, compressor control, automation, computer hardware interfacing, polymerization reactor, masterbatch, indefinite integral, instrumentation (equipment), petrochemical, input/output software, liquid level control, computer programming, control-system modeling, process-engineering distillation, real-variable algebra, mechanical variable measurement, local area network, chemical reactor application, power-line carrier communication, digitizing system, batch petroleum refining, batch process, factory integration, Boolean algebra, digital control system, real-time system, measurement process, algorithm, instrument, mathematical function, software engineering, pressure transducer, pressure measurement, polyethylene, pneumatics, networking, mathematical model, linear programming, Laplace transform, integral calculus, factory automation, digital signal processing, differential equation, differential calculus, control theory, control loop, adaptive control