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process engineer

Thomas A. Sommerfield, American Process engineer. Achievements include key member of General Electric Plastics Mount Vernon Sara emissions 75% reduction team; research in methylene chloride biological degradation, process leader in energy conservation and plant improvementprograms. Member American Institute Chemical Engineers, American Chemical Society, Sigma Pi. (treasurer 1978-1979).

Background

Sommerfield, Thomas A. was born on September 22, 1958 in Pittsburgh. Son of Watson J. and Loretta D. (Mroz) Sommerfield.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering, Indiana Institute of Technology, Fort Wayne, 1980.

Career

Process engineer Emergency Carpenter Company, Russellville, Kentucky, 1980-1984. Lead process engineer General Electric Plastics, Mount Vernon, Indiana, 1984-1991. Senior process engineer General Electric Mount Vernon (Indiana) Phenol Plant, 1991-1996, site risk management leader, since 1997.

Achievements

  • Achievements include key member of General Electric Plastics Mount Vernon Sara emissions 75% reduction team. Research in methylene chloride biological degradation, process leader in energy conservation and plant improvement programs. Development and implementation risk reduction programs for PSM and RMP compliance.

Membership

Member American Institute Chemical Engineers, American Chemical Society, Sigma Pi. (treasurer 1978-1979).

Connections

Married Laura L. Parks.

father:
Watson J. Sommerfield

mother:
Loretta D. (Mroz) Sommerfield

spouse:
Laura L. Parks.