Sponsored by Atkins, the Process Safety Management Award is presented to an individual who has made an outstanding contribution in Canada to process safety and loss management (PSLM) .
The 2017 winner of the Process Safety Management Award is:
Paul Amyotte, FCIC
Paul Amyotte, FCIC is a professor of chemical engineering in the Department of Process Engineering and Applied Science at Dalhousie University where he holds the C.D. Howe Chair in Process Safety. He is a graduate of the Royal Military College of Canada (Bachelor’s), Queen’s University (Master’s), and the Technical University of Nova Scotia (PhD). Amyotte has an extensive record of authorship, with three books, six book chapters and over 300 papers published in peer-reviewed journals or presented at national and international conferences. He is the current editor of the Journal of Loss Prevention in the Process Industries, and a past-president of the Canadian Society for Chemical Engineering, Engineers Nova Scotia, and Engineers Canada. He has also served as chair of the Canadian Engineering Qualifications Board, member of the Canadian Engineering Accreditation Board, and co-chair of the Materials and Chemical Engineering Evaluation Group of the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada. He is a recipient of the Cybulski Medal from the Polish Academy of Sciences for significant and sustained contributions to the field of dust explosion research, as well as the Trevor Kletz Merit Award from the Mary Kay O’Connor Process Safety Center, Texas A&M University.