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Paul Amyotte

Professor, PhD, PEng, CD Howe Chair in Process Safety

Department of Process Engineering and Applied Science

Email: Paul.Amyotte@dal.ca
Phone: 902-494-3976
Fax: n/a
Mailing Address: 
Department of Process Engineering & Applied Science
Dalhousie University
PO Box 15000 Halifax, Nova Scotia
Canada B3H 4R2
Research Topics:
  • Process safety
  • Risk management
  • Dust explosions
  • Inherent safety



B.Eng.            Royal Military College of Canada
M.Sc (Eng)     Queen's University
PhD                Technical University of Nova Scotia

Research Interests:

My research projects aim to address issues of industrial safety and loss management through a combination of careful experimentation, phenomenological modeling, and analytical tool development.  Simply put, the long-term goal of my research program is to provide engineering methodologies for the enhancement of industrial safety.  The primary motivation in my work is the protection of the most important element of any business - people.


By appointment, N116,
Sexton Campus