The Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE) and Texas
A&M Engineering have signed an agreement paving the way
for a suite of new process safety products and services,
officials confirmed on Wednesday.
The memorandum of understanding (MOU) will see both
organizations commit to collaboration in process safety
education, CPD products and strategic leadership and
The Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station is home to
the Mary Kay O'Connor Process Safety Center, which houses one
of the world's biggest process safety libraries and is
regarded as a leader in process safety education.
The MOU was signed Tuesday at the American Institute of
Chemical Engineers 2014 Spring Meeting in New Orleans by
IChemE chief executive David Brown and Sam Mannan, director
of the Mary Kay O'Connor Process Safety Center.
This is good news for IChemE and good news for Texas
A&M, but, importantly, this is good news for chemical and
process engineers with an interest in process safety," said
The collaborations project
s and priorities will be
announced at IChemEs Hazards 24
conference next month in Scotland.
Texas A&M and IChemE are both recognized as
international leaders in the provision of process safety
products and services," said Brown. "This new agreement will
help us to share information more freely and cooperate on a
range of new project