DPhil MA CSci CChem FRSC
Honorary Senior Research Fellow at University of Glasgow
Consultant in catalyst technology at Highcliffe Catalysis Limited.
Expert consulting and technical assessments for process catalyst technology.
Broad experience in catalysis from fundamental science to reaction engineering at kton scale.
- catalyst performance monitoring
- catalyst deactivation / decay
- catalyst research and development including life-testing, catalyst deactivation mechanisms and deactivation modelling
- process reaction technology, including reaction modelling.
Assessment of catalyst performance and catalyst deactivation for any process from design, experimental and/ or operational data.
Training courses for industrial scientists and engineers and post-graduate students.
Expert consultancy for insurance investigations, purchasing specification and warranty, intellectual property, techno-commercial evaluation. Expert witness for legal claims.
Direct experience of many processes including ethylene oxide, methylamines, higher amines and amine derivatives, methanol to hydrocarbons. Expert reviews and investigations of many other chemical and refinery processes including hydrogenation, oxidation, reforming, Fischer-Tropsch, etc.