Hans Pasman


Dr.Ir. Hans J. Pasman is Research Professor at Mary Kay O’Connor Process Safety Center of the Department of Chemical Engineering of Texas A&M University and Emeritus Professor Chemical Risk Management of the Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands. He has also been member of the Dutch national Council of Hazardous Substances until 2012, and recently associated member of the Dutch Council for Life Environment and Infrastructure. Graduated in chemical technology at Delft University of Technology in 1961, and finishing a Doctor’s thesis in 1964 while employed by Shell, he joined the Dutch organisation for Applied Research, TNO, in 1965, initiating and performing research in reactive materials, gas, dust and energetic material explosions, investigation of industrial accidents and risk analysis, while also managing organizational units, mainly in defence research and industrial safety. He has been member of the Working Party on Loss Prevention and Safety Promotion in the Process Industries since 1972, and chairman from 1986-2004. In this latter capacity he was instrumental in founding the European Process Safety Centre in 1992. He has also been chairman of the International Group on Unstable Substances for 10 years, of the European Study Group on Risk Analysis (1980-1985), and of a NATO Group on Explosives (1982-1992). At the Delft University of Technology he has been leading a multinational project on gas explosion fundamentals at elevated pressures and temperatures (2003-2008). He has also been organizing a NATO advanced research workshop on Resilience of Cities to Terrorists and other Threats (2007). As a Research Professor at Texas A&M University, he is coaching the many Ph.D. students and exploring new research directions in process safety. He is active in writing and reviewing articles. He obtained numerous awards.

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Manufacturing Safety and Quality

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