Bardin Elected to AIChE Board of Directors

MIDLAND, Mich. - December 16, 2016 -

Billy B. Bardin, global operations technology director, has been elected to the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) Board of Directors for a three-year term from 2017-2019. The AIChE announced its newly elected officers and board members at the annual meeting in San Francisco in November 2016. During his term, Bardin will be representing the AIChE Board of Directors on the Center for Chemical Process Safety (CCPS) Governing Board and on the Career and Education Operation Council (CEOC) as well as on other administrative committees.

“Billy's broad experience, leadership and commitment to driving technology and innovation combined with his dedication to the development of technical talent across Operations positions him well for the important role of AIChE director,” said Paul Dean, vice president of engineering solutions and technology centers. “His breadth of experiences in industry and academic settings will be beneficial for AIChE and our industry. We are proud to have Billy representing Dow.”

AIChE is a professional society of more than 53,000 chemical engineers in 110 countries. Its members work in corporations, universities and government using their knowledge of chemical processes to develop safe and useful products for the benefit of society. Through its varied programs, AIChE continues to be a focal point for information exchange on the frontier of chemical engineering research in such areas as nanotechnology, sustainability, hydrogen fuels, biological and environmental engineering, and chemical plant safety and security. More information about AIChE is available at

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