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.



Ray E. Tucker

Chair Ray E. Tucker UOP LLC

Alex McRae

Vice Chair Alex McRae Technip Stone & Webster Process Technology, Inc. (Boston)

Christian Andersson

Member Christian Andersson Alfa Laval Lund AB

Ray G. Broussard

Member Ray G. Broussard INV Management Services, LLC


Richard P. Casebolt

Member Richard P. Casebolt ExxonMobil Research and Engineering Company

Satoshi Ikenoue

Member Satoshi Ikenoue ENEOS Corporation

Les Jackowski

Member Les Jackowski Chevron Energy Technology Company

Himanshu M. Joshi

Member Himanshu M. Joshi Shell Global Solutions (US) Inc.


Richard J. Lorenzo-Arocho

Member Richard J. Lorenzo-Arocho Eastman Chemical Company

John Michelin

Member John Michelin Exchanger Industries Limited

Mohan V. Punganur

Member Mohan V. Punganur The Dow Chemical Company

Carolyn E. Schmit

Member Carolyn E. Schmit BP Products North America Inc.


Edwin M. van Doorn, MSc

Member Edwin M. van Doorn, MSc Fluor B.V.