J. E. Rogerson is a process safety specialist and is the holder of BSChE and MSChE degrees from Worcester Polytechnic Institute. He has been involved in process safety for 24 of his 39 year career. He is a member of several technical committees in the NFPA and ASTM, and is currently the chairperson of the AIChE XIa Loss Prevention Committee. He is a Lt. Comdr., USNR-Ret, and a licensed professional engineer.