Dr. Eric Scharpf
Office: exida Asia Pacific
Dr. Scharpf has twenty years of professional experience and is widely recognized as an expert in chemical process safety, efficiency analysis and optimisation. He has led many safety lifecycle projects in chemical processing, energy and machine automation applications. He has developed and teaches several of the exida.com safety and reliability analysis courses and leads the consulting business in Australasia. He has published numerous reviewed journal articles as well as the leading textbook on SIL selection.
He developed several of the cryogenic gas processing, combustion, and separation techniques currently used for hydrogen, synthesis gas, and power generation. He was formerly a Process Chemical Engineer with a Fortune 200 gas and chemical processing company. His principal work responsibilities have included research and development, project execution, and operations / manufacturing efficiency, safety, and reliability improvements in the bulk gas and specialty chemicals industry. He previously conducted research and development for an international oil production and processing corporation.