Emerson VP of Business Development, Duncan Schleiss Gives Seminar on The Changing Role of Automation Systems in Today's Changing Economic Climate

The Department would like to thank Duncan Schleiss (middle), Emerson's Vice President of Business Development, for taking the time out of his busy schedule to come to LSU and give a seminar on "The Changing Role of Automation Systems in Today’s Changing Economic Climate." In his talk, Duncan Schleiss covered pertinent global trends and how a modern DCS is adjusting accordingly. Duncan shared his experiences on how a Modern DCS meets the demand for the Business Transformation promised by the Digital Transformation as the harbinger of the future. Also covered was Cyber Security, Open versus proprietary technologies, Role Centered design and Embedded versus Cloud Analytics.

Additionally, we would like to thank Robert Vial (middle right), PSF Sales Director at John H. Carter Company, Inc., for joining Mr. Schleiss in getting to know our faculty.

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Left to right: John Flake (Department Chair, LSU Cain Department of Chemical Engineering), Kerry Dooley (BASF Professor, LSU Cain Department of Chemical Engineering), Duncan Schleiss (Vice President of Business Development, Emerson), Robert Vial (PSF Sales Director, John H. Carter Company Inc.), Harry Toups (Professional in Residence, LSU Cain Department of Chemical Engineering).