Trans­form­ing re­fin­ery op­er­a­tions via soft­ware in­no­va­tions Ron Beck, Su­nil Patil - AspenTech

Chemical Industry Digest - - What’s In? -

The dig­i­tal world driven by soft­wares and com­put­ers and now leapfrog­ging into ar­ti­fi­cial in­tel­li­gence and In­ter­net of Things can do won­ders to in­dus­try. This ar­ti­cle projects the po­ten­tial of lat­est soft­wares, par­tic­u­larly in com­plex op­er­a­tions like in re­finer­ies, to de­rive greater ef­fi­cien­cies in ev­ery area of a plant’s op­er­a­tion. How soft­ware ad­vances ca­pa­bil­i­ties in three ar­eas: En­ergy op­ti­mi­sa­tion, re­li­a­bil­ity and Process Safety are de­scribed in de­tail.

is the Di­rec­tor of In­dus­try Mar­ket­ing, En­ergy, at AspenTech. Dur­ing the past decade, Beck has been re­spon­si­ble for mar­ket­ing the En­gi­neer­ing & Con­struc­tion sec­tor, the En­gi­neer­ing prod­uct port­fo­lio, Aspen Eco­nomic Eval­u­a­tion and Aspen Ba­sic En­gi­neer­ing soft­ware. He is also a com­pany spokesper­son for his sub­ject mat­ter ar­eas.

Beck has well over two decades of ex­pe­ri­ence in evan­ge­liz­ing soft­ware so­lu­tions to process in­dus­tries and over a decade of ex­pe­ri­ence in com­mer­cial­iz­ing chem­i­cal en­gi­neer­ing tech­nol­ogy. He has au­thored papers on key in­dus­try top­ics and had pre­sented at sev­eral public in­dus­try events. Beck is a grad­u­ate of Prince­ton Univer­sity in New Jersey in the US.

is the Di­rec­tor of Busi­ness AspenTech. Su­nil man­ages a team of busi­ness con­sul­tants to sup­port sales with a high level of client en­gage­ment. As a re­gional spokesper­son with more than 18 years of ex­pe­ri­ence at AspenTech, he cov­ers a broad range of in­dus - tion, as well phar­ma­ceu­ti­cals.

Pre­vi­ously, Su­nil held tech­ni­cal roles at Honey­well Au­to­ma­tion, Sulzer and Galaxy Sur­fac­tants in In­dia. He holds a masters’ de­gree in chem­i­cal en­gi­neer­ing from Shivaji Univer­sity.

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