INDIAN INSTITUTE OF CHEMICAL ENGINEERS CONCLAVE ON AIR SEPARATION @ Crowne Plaza, KochiJanuary 17, 2020Toppers of Chemical Engineering from Toms college of Engineering, Mattakara attended a one-day conclave on Air Separation on 16th January 2020 at Crowne Plaza, Kochi, with the support of Air Products .
Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers (IIChE), established in the year 1947, is the premier body of professional chemical engineers in the country.
The Kochi Regional Centre of Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers started functioning in the year 1976 and has members from academia, industries and statutory bodies.
Air Products , is a world leading industrial gases company based out of Allentown, PA, USA and is focused on serving energy,environment and emerging markets, by providing essential industrial gases, related equipment and applications expertise to customers in dozens of industries,including
refining, chemical, metals , electronics ,
manufacturing, and food and beverage. The largest
foreign direct investment to the state of Kerala, Air
Products Kochi Industrial Gas Complex supplies
hydrogen, nitrogen, oxygen, and steam at BPCL
Kochi Refinery which enables BPCL to increase
refining capacity by nearly two-thirds, from
190,000 to 310,000 barrels per day, while producing
cleaner fuels through upgraded fuel specification.
The conclave will be inaugurated by Dr. R.
Venugopal, Dy. Chief Controller of Explosives in
Indian Petroleum & Explosives Safety Service
(IPESS) who heads the Petroleum and Explosives
Safety Organisation (PESO) in the state of Kerala &
Union Territory of Lakshadweep. Richard
Boocock, Senior Vice President, Chief Information
Officer and Special Adviser to the Chairman, Air
Products will be the guest of honour of this
conclave. He is the President of Air Products India
and a Fellow of the Institution of Chemical
Engineers, United Kingdom. This conclave is
intended to provide perspective insights and
knowledge required for effective and efficient
management of air separation plants for operative
staff, employees, engineers, managers in chemical
industry and related government departments.