Technical Committee

Full-time staff of HTRI members in the following categories or plans are eligible to serve on the Technical Committee:

  • Category III, IV, and V and their Participating Affiliates (PAs)
  • Standard plan with subscription to research reports
  • Enterprise plan

Among the other factors considered for TC candidates are technical expertise, previous productivity as an HTRI volunteer, and evidence of the ability to work effectively with HTRI staff on planning and reviewing the technical program.

TC members may serve no more than twelve consecutive years. The TC annually elects a Chair and Vice Chair who may serve up to three years in each respective position.

The principal focus of the Technical Committee is to provide input to staff to help ensure that projects are industrially relevant.

Alex McRae

Chair Alex McRae T.EN Stone & Webster Process Technology, Inc. (Boston)

Edwin M. van Doorn, MSc

Vice Chair Edwin M. van Doorn, MSc Fluor B.V.

Krishnan (Kris) S. Chunangad

Member Krishnan (Kris) S. Chunangad ExxonMobil Research and Engineering Company

Michele Hayes

Member Michele Hayes S & B Engineers and Constructors, Ltd.

Richard J. Jibb

Member Richard J. Jibb Lummus Technology LLC

Takeshi Koyama

Member Takeshi Koyama JGC Holdings Corporation

Richard J. Lorenzo-Arocho

Member Richard J. Lorenzo-Arocho Eastman Chemical Company

John Michelin

Member John Michelin Exchanger Industries Limited

Uma Shankar Pal

Member Uma Shankar Pal Shell Global Solutions Canada Inc.

Mohan V. Punganur

Member Mohan V. Punganur The Dow Chemical Company

Simon Svensson

Member Simon Svensson Alfa Laval Technologies AB

Ray E. Tucker

Member Ray E. Tucker UOP LLC