Company: Applied Materials
Job title: Head of the Perceptive Engineering Product Unit
John is the head of the Perceptive Engineering Product Unit within Applied Materials Inc. His role is to lead the team that delivers software and solutions for Advanced Process Control, process monitoring and optimisation in the process industries. He is particularly interested in developing robust model-based systems to reduce process development costs and to optimise routine manufacturing. His experience includes developing solutions for many processes including; an entire paper mill, industrial boilers and continuous pharmaceutical processes through to lab-scale crystallisers and micro-fluidic systems. John is a Chartered Engineer with a BEng/NZCE from Auckland University and 22 years’ experience in the process industries.
Advanced Process Control and Process Monitoring for Continuous: Towards a Smart Factory Autopilot 12:30 pm
What are the opportunities for improved process robustness and product quality using model-based techniques? How can we integrate different data sources and models to monitor and control continuous processes? What are the considerations for the validation of these models and APC systems? What can we learn from other industries? Case study examples from high value…Read more
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