Advisory Committee


The LSU Chemical Engineering Industrial Advisory Committee is a driving force behind the success of the department, providing commitment, leadership, and a passion for chemical engineering education.


Operations Director
BASF Corporation - Geismar Site

Vice President, Chemicals
HSB Solomon Associates

Chair, Department of Chemical Engineering
Joe T. and Billie Carole McMillan Professor
Director, NSF-IGERT on Integrated Biorefining
Auburn University

Greater Baton Rouge Industry Alliance, Inc.

Plant Manager
Methanex - Geismar

Vice Chancellor for Work Force Development
Baton Rouge Community College

Site Manager
Eastman Chemical Company

LHC9 Production Leader
Oyster Creek Site Director
Dow Chemical Company

Technical Services Manager
Louisiana Refining Division
Marathon Petroleum Company LLC

Process Control Applications Section Head

Manager - CTM and HMB Improvement
Shell - Woodcreek Complex

Professor & Cecil J. “Pete” Silas Endowed Chair Emeritus
School of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering
Georgia Institute of Technology

Professor, Department of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering
North Carolina State University