• Regents Professor
  • Director, Mary Kay O'Connor Process Safety Center
  • Holder of the T. Michael O'Connor I Chair
  • T. Michael O'Connor Chair I
M. Sam Mannan

Educational Background

  • PhD, chemical engineering, University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma, 1986
  • MS, chemical engineering, University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma, 1983
  • BS, chemical engineering, University of Engineering and Technology, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 1978

Research Interests

    • Abnormal situation management
    • Aerosol research
    • Inherently safer design
    • Quantitative risk assessment
    • Reactive chemicals
    • Modeling of silane releases
    • LNG safety and design
    • Flammability research

Awards & Honors

  • Holder of the T. Michael O'Connor I Chair
  • Norton H. Walton/ Russell L. Miller Award, Safety and Health Division of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers, 2009
  • Regents Professor Award, 2007-2008, Texas A&M System Board of Regents
  • Medal of Honor, Technical University of Lodz, Poland, 2008
  • Fellow, American Institute of Chemical Engineers, 2007