Next year, we will celebrate 72 years of the Instrumentation and Automation Symposium which offers the very latest developments in all categories of instrumentation and automation to enhance knowledge in the field. Abstracts are due by May 30, 2016.
Chancellor John Sharp unveiled plans to invest $150 million to create a new research campus to be located at Riverside Campus.The campus will include a cluster of seven new buildings and test beds to encourage the private sector to develop secure research facilities adjacent to the System’s site. The planned future headquarters of the Mary Kay O’Connor Process Safety Center is one of these seven new buildings.
This symposium serves as the crossroads for process safety where industry, academia, government agencies and other stakeholders come together to discuss critical issues of research in process safety. Experts from around the world will gather as part of this two and a half-day symposium, to share the latest information on the hottest topics aimed at making the process industry a safer place.
Dr. Mannan led the Future of Process Safety Workshop on May 24, and on May 25, gave a research talk on a Framework for Developing Leading Indicators of Offshore Drillwell Blowout Incidents. The full conference program and attendance details are available on the Hazards 26 website
The Texas A&M Student Research Week (SRW) planning committee would like to congratulate Prerna Jain on her second place win in the Engineering and Architecture subject area at the 19th annual Student Research Week 2016. The College of Engineering had the largest number of competitors at SRW, making up 32% of our 740 participants.