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Paul Amyotte

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

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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
  • Dust explosions
  • Inherently safer design

Education

  • BEng (Royal Military College of Canada)
  • MSc (Eng) (Queen's University)
  • PhD (Technical University of Nova Scotia)

Research Interests

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

Office Hours and Location

By appointment. Office number unavailable pending opening of refurbished Chemical Engineering building.