Dr. Luc N. Véchot
Dr. Luc N. Véchot is an Associate Professor of Chemical Engineering at Texas A&M University at Qatar (TAMUQ) and the Managing Director of the Qatar branch of the Mary Kay O’Connor Process Safety Center (MKOPSC). Dr Véchot holds a Ph.D. in chemical engineering from the École Nationale Supérieure des Mines de Saint-Étienne (France) in 2006. He started his career in 2007 at the Health & Safety Laboratory (HSL) in Buxton, UK, where he served as a process safety engineer. In 2010, he joined TAMUQ as an Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering where he developed the process safety research, outreach and teaching activities. In 2013, he led the establishment of a satellite of the MKOPSC at TAMUQ. Under his leadership as Managing Director, with the support of the local Oil and Gas and Petrochemical industry, the satellite center has become a unique process safety research institution supporting the industry on major process safety issues and training the new generation of process safety engineer of Qatar.