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Dr. Suresh Agrawal, CEO & Founder | Course Director

Dr. Suresh Agrawal, CEO & Founder and Course Director in Refinery IndustryOur Course Director, Dr. Suresh S.  Agrawal, is the founder and CEO of Offsite Management Systems LLC (OMS), Houston, Texas, USA. OMS  specializes in advanced process control systems and has developed, installed, and managed many innovative and technologically advanced automation software products and integrated solutions for the automation of offsite operations of Chemical, Oil, and Gas (COG) industries in countries like India, Mexico, Columbia, USA and  Eastern, and Western European countries.

He graduated from the Indian Institute of Technology, Mumbai, India, with a Bachelor of Chemical Engineering.  He then obtained a Master’s and PH.D. Degrees in Chemical Engineering from Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, USA.

Dr. Agrawal has 30+ years of experience at senior technical / management positions with international companies, and he has successfully managed many advanced refinery process control projects in numerous countries.  Dr. Agrawal is a registered professional engineer in Illinois, USA, and is a member of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers and Instrumentation Society of America.  He has published and presented 20+ papers in international publications and conferences in the areas of advanced process control.  He has also acted as a consultant to several refining and process industries worldwide and delivers training seminars in the areas of his expertise.

He was also co-editor and sole author of two chapters in the 811 pages ASTM manual “MNL58- Petroleum Refining and Natural Gas Processing,” published in 2013.