Lydia Miller is the Rosemount Level Senior Marketing Engineer with Emerson Automation Solutions. She has 15 years of sales engineering experience, five with energy recovery for the industrial market, and 10 with energy recovery and custom air handlers in the HVAC market. Miller currently works with the Rosemount Level products at Emerson Automation Solutions. She has a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering and English from the University of Minnesota.
Chris Duncan is business development manager for Rosemount Flame & Gas Detection in the UK and Ireland. He has been working in the oil & gas and general process industry for over 20 years in various sales and sales management positions, with the last 10 years being spent in the Flame & Gas detection industry working for Honeywell, MSA/General Monitors and now Rosemount F&G. Over the years, Chris has conducted numerous technical presentations to engineers and instrumentation personnel throughout the UK and Ireland.
Robin Hudson has been with Emerson Automation Solutions for over 10 years, providing application support for all products manufactured at Rosemount Measurement Limited Slough. More recently, and as product manager for the Hydratect and Hydrastep, Robin has gained some useful experience of these products’ applications, enabling him to better support customers and their applications, and better develop and promote the products. Robin has a B.Sc from UK’s Open University, and always welcomes the opportunity to discuss any possible Mobrey Hydratect and Hydrastep applications.
Lee Ju Young graduated from Kyonggi University in South Korea with a bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering. Ju Young has been working at Emerson for more than 10 years and is in charge of analytical sales in the central region of Korea.
Sara Wiederoder is a product manager for Rosemount combustion products. Prior to this role, she was a content marketing engineer for Rosemount pressure and specialty products. She has been with Emerson for 2 years and previously worked for Bose ElectroForce as a technical marketing engineer. Sara has a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Michigan State University and an MS in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Minnesota.
Dave Joseph supports the “heavy” industries such as chemical, refining, pulp and paper, and metals and mining in his role as senior industry manager for Rosemount Analytical. Analytical products are used in common situations such as neutralization and leak detection, and very specific applications like removing free fatty acids in biodiesel production. The diversity of these applications require knowledge of the different processes involved, how measurements can improve the processes, and which sensors and instruments will best accomplish this goal. Every question is different and that’s what makes it fun. Dave received a BS in Chemical Engineering from the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) and immediately went to work doing combustion research for a company that later became part of GE Energy. He went on to get a MS in ChE at UCLA in 1988 and is now an Industry Manager at Rosemount Analytical. He is a member of AIChE and enjoys bicycling and skiing.
Marc Mason has been with Emerson 9 years and is currently business development manager for Rosemount Liquid Analysis. Marc has a B.S. degree in Chemistry from Antioch College. He has worked in the liquid analytical business for 30 years including time at YSI, WTW, Mettler-Toledo and now Emerson.
Jim Cahill is the Chief Blogger, Surface Dweller, and Head of Social Media for Emerson Automation Solutions. His blog, Emerson Process Experts, was named BtoB Magazine’s Best Corporate Blog for 2010. Jim’s 20+ year career at Fisher Controls and in turn Emerson (who acquired Fisher in 1992) spans sales support, product application specialist, product manager for DeltaV development, marketing communications manager, and now social media leader. Prior to Emerson, Jim’s career began as a Systems Engineer with Conoco North American production in New Orleans in the mid 1980s. Jim received his BSEE from the University of Texas at Austin and an MBA from the University of New Orleans.
Patrick Tiongson is the product manager for Rosemount liquid analysis pH/ORP and conductivity sensor product families. Prior to stepping into product management, Patrick worked with the Analytical business in Irvine working in Customer Care supporting various products: liquid sensors, PGA, and Combustion. Patrick received his BS in Chemistry from the University of California, Irvine.
Amanda Gogates has been with Emerson since 2010 and is currently the global product manager for Rosemount™ Quantum Cascade Laser (QCL) Analyzers. Amanda started her career in the life science sector working for Bristol-Myers Squibb and joined Emerson with the Process Systems & Solutions business focusing on Complete Automation Solutions including Process Analytical Technologies (PAT) for the Life Science Sector. She holds a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Chemical Engineering from Rutgers University, New Jersey.
Neil Widmer is the business development manager with Emerson Process Management. Neil has worked in the energy and environmental field for GE Energy and Energy and Environmental Research Corporation. His experience covers R&D, new product development, product management and business management. Neil has worked on ground breaking research in areas including NOx controls, combustion optimization, mercury speciation, metals and fine particulate matter control, continuous emission monitoring, and fuel reforming. Neil holds over a dozen patents, has authored multiple peer-reviewed articles, and holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of California, Davis.
Iliana Colín has a bachelor degree in Chemical and Industrial Engineering from Instituto Politecnico Nacional and a specialization in Environmental Engineering. She has 4 years of professional experience in water treatment design, 7 years of experience as a Rosemount Analytical gas specialist in Mexico, implementing solutions for combustion efficiency and process gas analysis solutions for refining, petrochemical, chemical and power industries. She also has been working for 3 years as gas specialist while working for Emerson Process Management. Iliana has collaborated on important projects such as the CCR update at the Lazaro Cardenas Refinery in Minatitlan, Veracruz, Mexico.
Rob Clemons is the sales manager for PCE Pacific, Inc. – Instrument and Automation Division, based in Bothell, Washington. Rob graduated from the University of Washington, with a degree in Business Administration, and has spent 25 years in professional sales to various industries, including power, refining, municipal, and pulp & paper. He has more than 12 years in sales and sales management directly related to the instrumentation industry. Rob is a ‘hands on’ kind of person and can assist in designing and developing the best solutions for liquid analytical projects. Rob resides in Maple Valley, Washington with his wife and teenage son. He also has a daughter who currently attends Oregon State University.
Jeff Gunnell joined Cascade Technologies Ltd in 2012 as an Industry Advisor and Chair of the Advisory Board. Prior to this he had a long career in ExxonMobil Chemical where he led a team that was globally responsible for all aspects of Process Analytics including: ensuring excellence in the performance of the installed base; developing and deploying new analyser technologies; and supporting major projects. He was Chair of the Industrial Advisory Board of the Center for Process Analytics and Control (CPAC) at the University of Washington and Chair of the International Forum for Process Analysis and Control (IFPAC). Dr. Gunnell is a frequent speaker at conferences around the world, and is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry.
Barry Wallen has been a senior sales engineer with Rosemount Analytical for 8 years. He has nearly 30 years of experience selling instrumentation; more than 20 years selling analytical equipment. Wallen has a BS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Wisconsin, Platteville, and lives in Prior Lake, MN with his wife Dona and their two children, Alexis and Blake.
Dr. Ruth Lindley is a product manager responsible for the development of process products at Cascade Technologies, a business unit within Rosemount Analytical. She has been with Cascade for 9 years, working initially on the development of a QCL analyser. Prior to joining Cascade Ruth completed a PhD in experimental physical chemistry, developing a cavity ring down instrument coupled to a pre-concentrator for low level detection of atmospheric VOCs.
Dr. Paul Black is the development manager at Cascade Technologies, a business unit within Rosemount Analytical. He is responsible for innovation and development and has been with Cascade since 2004, joining initially as a research engineer developing Cascade’s laser-based optical systems and spectroscopic analysis technology. Paul has led the development team since 2012 and has taken a number of projects from the feasibility stage, through product development and handover to production.
Bonnie Crossland is product marketing manager – gas chromatographs with Rosemount Analytical. She has several years’ experience as a product marketing manager in the oil & gas industries, having worked with companies such as GE Energy, Baker Hughes and Nalco Champion. Crossland is a member of ISA and received her BS in Engineering from Rutgers and her MBA from the University of South Carolina.
Srikanth Vengasandra, Ph.D., is a product manager for the Flame & Gas Detection Group of Rosemount Analytical, Emerson Process Management. He has over seven years of full-time industry experience involving thin film sensor based products and instruments for nanoscale process control and measurement within R&D, Product development and Marketing areas. He has authored/co-authored more than twelve international journal publications and other technical articles pertaining to nanotechnology, thin films, microelectro mechanical systems (MEMS), and organic light emitting diodes (OLED) based sensors for monitoring dissolved oxygen concentrations. He holds a MS degree in Chemical Engineering from Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago and a PhD from Iowa State University, Ames.
Patrick Naillon has been creating online and computer-based training for over 8 years. With 25 years in software development and design, Patrick has ‘done it all’ and has always approached each task from a user-centric viewpoint. As an English and theatre major, and with a background in performing arts, Patrick has always developed instructional materials to keep an audience’ interest – in order to keep people engaged, attentive, and learning. Patrick currently oversees training development for three product groups of Rosemont Analytical, covering six total areas of product, and dozens of analytical devices.
Edward M. Marszal, PE, ISA84 Expert, is President and CEO of Kenexis and a guest blogger on Analytic Expert. He has over 20 years of experience in the design of instrumented safeguards such as SIS and Fire and Gas Systems. Ed is an ISA Fellow and former Director of the ISA Safety Division and the author of the “Safety Integrity Level Selection” textbook from ISA. He is also a registered professional engineer in Ohio and Illinois and also an ISA certified ISA84 Expert.
With more than 28 years of experience in instrumentation, Greg Latch manages instrumentation installation and provides service and support for site maintenance, calibration, and repairs. Greg holds an advanced diploma in instrumentation & control and a Certificate IV in Frontline Management.
Edward Naranjo is the marketing director, flame and gas detection, for Emerson Process Management, Rosemount Analytical. Edward holds a B.S. in chemical engineering from Caltech and a Ph.D. from the University of California, Santa Barbara. He has published more than 20 papers concerning process safety, with particular emphasis on infrared gas imaging and ultrasonic gas leak detection. Edward is director of the ISA Process Control and Measurement Division and a certified functional safety engineer by TÜV Rheinland.
Randy Young is a technical support engineer for Emerson Process Management, Rosemount Analytical. His professional experience has mostly been in food production and customer service for the past 7 years. Randy received a BS in Chemical Engineering from De La Salle University – Manila (Philippines).
Piyawan Canyouk has been a senior sales engineer at Emerson Process Management, Rosemount Analytical since 2008. She provides technical consultation, project system design, and pre- and post-sales support for Rosemount Analytical solutions. Piyawan holds a Master’s of Science degree in petrochemistry and polymer science from the Faculty of Science, Chulalongkorn University, and a Bachelor’s of Engineering degree in petrochemicals and polymeric materials from the Faculty of Engineering and Industrial Technology, Silpakorn University.
Jill Jermain joined Emerson Process Management as a senior product manager for the Rosemount Analytical pH sensor product line. She is responsible for driving product growth, implementing speed-to-market programs, strategic partnership management, next generation sensor product developments, and product life cycle management. Her professional experience ranges from analytical and computational chemistry, to biopharmaceutical manufacturing validations and product marketing. Jill received a BS in Biochemistry and Cell Biology from UC San Diego and an MBA from the University of Redlands.
BonYook Koo has been with Emerson Process Management for nearly 15 years, including positions such as technical engineer, assistant manager, and sales manager for the Power and Steel & Iron business. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Control and Measurement Engineering from the Gyeonggi College of Science and Technology, as well as a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the South Korea National Open University.
Dwain Waguespack, strategic accounts director at Rosemount Analytical, has served in process industry management, operations, project management, sales and new business development. Dwain attended Louisiana State University Medical Center, receiving a B.S. in Medical Technology with a minor in Chemistry, the University of New Orleans, where he received a B.S. in Electrical Engineering with a minor in mathematics, and Duke University – Fuqua School of Business where he studied International Business Management.
C.D. Feng serves as senior manager of sensor technology for Emerson Process Management, Rosemount Analytical Liquid. He has contributed more than 20 papers to industry publications on various topics. In addition, Dr. Feng has been awarded six U.S. patents, and received two ISA-GTF awards. He has won an ISA Arnold O. Beckman Award for the research and development of advanced electrochemical sensing and instrumentation. Dr. Feng received his bachelor’s bachelor’s degree in chemistry from Shandong University in China, his master’s degree in material science from the Chinese Academy of Science, and his doctorate in material science from Nagasaki University in Japan.
Ken Elledge is the business development manager for the Gulf Coast of the U.S. Flame and Gas products with Emerson Process Management, Net Safety. Ken has been in various sales management positions with companies such as Cummins, Hammonds Technical Services, and SICK Maihak, where he spent four years as the Inside Sales Manager selling Ultrasonic Meters for custody transfer. He has an associate’s degree in Computer Electronics Engineering from ITT, and a bachelor’s in Business Administration from University of Houston Downtown. Ken also served four years in the United States Marine Corp. 1992-1996, and resides in the Houston area with his wife and four children.
Doug Simmers is Worldwide Product Manager for the Rosemount Analytical line of combustion analyzers. Doug is a graduate of Miami University (Oxford, Ohio), and has spent 27 years providing process controls and instrumentation to the power, refining, and pulp and paper industries. Doug resides in Massillon, Ohio with his wife and teenage son, and also has three grown sons and four granddaughters. Doug enjoys outdoor activities, and is a pilot with commercial and instrument ratings.
Nobukatsu Ikeura takes care of the Analytical Instrument Service at Emerson Process Management, Japan Ltd.
HyoYoung Kim is the Rosemount Analytical Business Development Leader of Emerson Process Management South Korea. She has worked for Emerson for over 11 years and is the application consultant for customers.
Larry McGee is the Net Safety Business Development Manager for Eastern Canada/USA. Larry has been working in the process instrumentation industry for over 25 years in various sales and sales management positions. He has been with Net Safety Monitoring for over 10 years. He has conducted numerous technical presentations to engineers and instrumentation personnel, throughout North America.
Francis is the Singapore Sales Manager for Analytical. He brings with him nine years of sales management experience. Francis holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of Hull and a Degree of Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical & Production) from Nanyang Technological University.
Michael Kamphus is an application engineer for our Process Gas Analyzers and he works in our Hasselroth, Germany office. He has been with Emerson for three years and has a Postdoc at Max-Planck-Institute for Chemistry, Mainz Germany and a PhD in Chemistry from the University of Bielefield, Germany. Besides supporting the customer service department with experiments to solve application questions and documenting field tests at beta sites, he enjoys volleyball and bicycle racing.
Xavier D’souza has over 20 years of experience working in the field of Analytical and Process Control measurement devices. His career began in Electronics Engineering and Radio Communication which eventually lead him to Net Safety Monitoring where he has been now for over 6 years in various roles within the Sales and Marketing department. Xavier has enjoyed many successes throughout Europe, Russia, the Middle East and Africa, spear-heading a wide variety of projects and greatly expanding the Net Safety Monitoring brand presence in these regions. He is looking forward to bringing this extensive technical and market knowledge base to bear for the Emerson Process Management team and to continue to grow Net Safety into the recognized market leader for Flame and Gas Detection. Xavier was born in Mumbai, India and immigrated to Canada with his wife Caronessa in 2004.
Stéphane Canadas has been in the instrumentation business for more than 20 years, and with Emerson Process Management for over 11. At Emerson, Stéphane has worked in various roles from internal sales to product & operation management, gaining valuable knowledge and understanding of Emerson’s customers’ analytical requirements. Prior to Emerson, Stéphane trained as an Electronics Engineer and worked as a Service Engineer fixing ballast monitors onboard oil tankers worldwide. Currently, Stéphane is the Business Development Manager responsible for all Emerson Rosemount products in the south of England.
Snehal Shah is an expert in the field of industrial processing and has 22 years of process industry experience ranging from service and sales, to project execution.
Carolyn Snyder brings more than 25 years of spectrophotometric and process analyzer sales experience. Her career has led her through several well-respected organizations, including Guided Wave (UOP), Analect, Rosemount Analytical (as a product sales manager), Siemens, and COSA-Xentaur. She rejoined Rosemount Analytical in December as the North American business development manager for PGAs and GCs. Snyder is based in Houston, Texas, and holds undergraduate degrees in science and engineering and a graduate degree in chemistry from Rice University.
Richard Baril is a product marketing manager for Emerson Process Management, Rosemount Analytical Division. He has been active in the drinking water, wastewater and process industries for more than 20 years. He is a board member for the International Ozone Association, has a Certified Homeland Security Credential from the American College of Forensic Science, a Bachelors in Biochemistry and Microbiology and an MBA. Rich has spoken at several industry conferences and authored numerous articles in a variety of publications.
Pete Anson is a senior product manager for Emerson Process Management, responsible for all liquid analytical instrumentation. He is integrally involved in the development of new products and supporting applications and installations for liquid analytical wired and wireless instrumentation. Pete has worked for the liquid analytical product group in Irvine, California for 7 years. Previously, he has worked for Andrew Corporation, Magnavox Marine Products Division, and Casio as a Product Manager for commercial and consumer electronic and communication devices. Pete received his Bachelors degree from U.C. Berkeley in 1992 and subsequently received a Masters degree in Environmental Science from California State University Fullerton, as well as an MBA from California State University Long Beach.
Shane Hale has been in the oil and gas industry for over 15 years, of which the last 12 have been with Emerson Process Management. Shane is a member of the AGA Transmission Measurement Committee and the ISO TC193 Committee. Shane is currently residing in Houston, TX, and can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dave Anderson has 19 years experience in the Instrumentation/Process Control field, having several Field Application, Sales and Product Management positions. In 2000, Dave joined Emerson’s Rosemount Analytical Division as product manager for the NGA Line. He has held various product management and industry manager positions, and he is currently the industry marketing manager. Dave lives in Costa Mesa, California with his wife Megan and two boys Kyle and Matthew. The Andersons are big Angels fans. . .
Jim Gray has worked as an application manager for more than 20 years. Fifteen years ago, his duties were expanded to include support and development for HART, Fieldbus, and Profibus devices and software. Jim received a BS in Chemistry from UCLA, an MBA from California Polytechnic University Pomona, and a certificate in Windows Programming from California State University Fullerton. He began his career in the pharmaceutical industry working as a production chemist and then as a manager of a prefilled injection process. He then switched to the adhesive industry working as a R&D chemist, managing QC for the plant. Jim moved to process analyzers in 1980, working as a sales engineer for two major manufacturers, and finally to Rosemount Analytical in 1989. His previous positions give him an appreciation of what happens in the real world, and he uses that information to provide effective solutions to everyday problems.