John E Pace, PE
Parkersburg, WV 26101
Scope of work: Consulting in process conceptualization, process development, process/design engineering, chemical process engineering education, piloting, scale-up, design for process safety, process modeling, optimization, trouble-shooting, debottlenecking, incident investigations, licensing, and process economics evaluations.
Forty-four years of industrial experience in the chemicals and plastics industries, including development and design in the areas of reaction engineering, mass transfer/separations systems, heat transfer, and fluid hydraulics.
- Dow-Badische Co. (1972-1976)
Process Engineer in R&D and Manufacturing – polymerization processes
- Borg Warner Chemicals – chemicals division of Borg Warner Corporation (1976-1987)
Group Leader and Principal Process Engineer for Process Development – chemical and polymer processes
- GE Plastics – business unit of General Electric (1987-2008)
Chief Engineer – process development, process licensing, Global Process Engineering Group
- SABIC Innovative Plastics – business unit of SABIC Corporation (2008-2014)
Chief Engineer (2008-2012) process development and commercialization – chemicals and plastics
Research Fellow (2012-2014) process development and commercialization – chemicals and plastics
- Chemical Process Solutions PLLC (2014-present)
Owner and Principal – consultant to the chemicals and plastics process industries
BS Chemical Engineering 1971 Virginia Tech
MS Chemical Engineering 1972 Virginia Tech
Licensed professional engineer in West Virginia (009750), Ohio (82007), and Michigan (6201064840)
Active record with the National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying (NCEES) allows timely additional professional registrations in other states by comity, as needed.
American Institute of Chemical Engineers – Senior Member
AIChE Process Development Division
Association of Consulting Chemists and Chemical Engineers
Chemical Consultants Network
Six U.S. patents issued for chemical and polymer processing.
- Kirk-Othmer Encyclopedia of Chemical Technology (1984)
- Encyclopedia of Polymer Science and Engineering (1984)
Five papers related to process development and to process safety presented at AIChE and ACS sponsored meetings.