2016 Control Process Automation Hall of Fame welcomes new inductees

Our newest inductees are joining the order of wise control mentors.

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Our 2016 inductees to the Control Process Automation Hall of Fame hail from the conventionally opposite sides of the process control preparation and education kingdom: one began as a chemical engineer, the other in electrical engineering. Both have gone on to not only take up the considerable body of knowledge and lore required to master the nuances of the process automation discipline, but to advance it (in very different ways), and pass it on to the next generation. Both were also enthusiastically nominated and selected by the existing members of our Process Automation Hall of Fame. And as you’ll see on the following pages, each presents an admirable example of how…

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